John Ortiz is an American actor famous for playing Arturo Braga in the movies, Fast & Furious and Fast & Furious 6. His other notable acting credits include Jack Goes Boating, American Gangster, Silver Linings Playbook, and Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem. Likewise, he is also recognized as co-founder/artistic director of the LAByrinth Theater Company.
How Old Is John Ortiz? What Is His Height?
John Ortiz was born on May 23, 1968, in Bushwick, Brooklyn, New York. As of 2020, he is 52 years old. His height is 5 feet 7-inch or 170 cm.
Ortiz holds an American nationality and belongs to the Hispanic ethnicity. The actor has Puerto Rican ancestry. At the moment, the details regarding his early life, parents, and siblings are not available.
Talking about John’s education, he is a graduate of John Dewey High School.
Ortiz began his acting career playing Roberto Martinez / Victor Vargas in the police procedural Law & Order in 1992. After that, he appeared in movies and TV shows like Carlito’s Way, Lotto Land, Lush Life, Riot, The Opportunists, and Before Night Falls.
Eventually, John came to the limelight for playing the role of Javier J. Rivera in the biographical crime film American Gangster starring Russell Crowe, Denzel Washington, Cuba Gooding Jr., and John Hawkes. Also, he featured in The Handler, Clubhouse, El Cantante, Take the Lead, Miami Vice, and Anatomy of Hope.
Additionally, John Ortiz portrayed the role of Ramon Campos/Arturo Braga in the action movie Fast & Furious and Fast & Furious 6 along with Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Michelle Rodriguez, and Jordana Brewster. His other acting credits are Jack Goes Boating, Luck, César Chávez, The Drop, The Finest Hours, Kong: Skull Island, A Dog’s Purpose, Going in Style, Togetherness, and Medium.
52 years old actor played Felix Iguero in the 2020 Netflix series Messiah starring Mehdi Dehbi, Tomer Sisley, Michelle Monaghan, Wil Traval, and Jane Adams. Besides that, he and Philip Seymour Hoffman co-founded the LAByrinth Theater Company.
Shares A Child With Wife Jennifer Ortiz
John Ortiz is happily married to Jennifer Ortiz, however, the wedding details of the couple is missing.
Messiah star along with his non-showbiz personality wife has a kid. The duo is the proud parent of a son named Clemente Ortiz.
What Is The John Ortiz’s Net Worth In 2020?
American Gangster actor John has been active in the film industry since 1992. To date, he has altogether 68 acting credits under his name.
According to the Celebrity Net Worth, John Ortiz has an estimated net worth of $3 million. He earns a decent sum of dollars as an actor and artistic director.