Rick Gonzalez Biography


Rick Gonzalez is an American actor and singer, songwriter. He started a career in acting after successfully going through professional training. He has had a very good career so far with various appearances in various movies and shows. Never the lead but always a part of something, Rick Gonzalez mostly plays stereotypical Hispanic roles, but has learned to accept it and made a career of it. Among many movies and shows that he has stared in, probably the most memorable ones are playing Timo Cruz on “Coach Carter” (2005) and Naps on “Roll Bounce” (2005). He is currently a part of the Arrowverse franchise as he stares as Rene Ramirez, aka Wild Dog, on CW’s “Arrow”.

Rick Gonzalez got his first role on “Thicker than Blood” (1998), where he had a small part. He Continued with “Mambo Café” and “Prince of Central Park” in 2000. After that he decided to move to Hollywood in order to chase bigger roles and expand his skills. This was a good movie as he immediately got a small part in “Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles” (2001) which was followed by a movie “The Rookie” alongside Dennis Quaid. He quickly stared appearing in many new projects like “Biker Boyz” (2005) and “Coach Carter” (2005), where he stared alongside Samuel L. Jackson. It was after this role when opportunities started opening up for Rick and he lined a plethora of roles. He stared in such moves like “War of the Worlds” (2005), “Roll Bounce” (2005), ”Pulse” (2006), “Illegal Tender” (2007) and “What we do in Secret” (2007).


Rick Gonzalez in “Arrow”

Rick Gonzalez also had a very good career on TV. He has stared in various shows where he mostly played a guess star appearance or a recurring role. You can see him in “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”, “ER”, “Buffy the Vampire Slayer”, “The Shield”, “CSI: Miami”, “Castle”, “Lie to Me”, and “Bones”. He has much bigger roles in CW’s “Reaper” where he is a part of the main cast. In 2016 he joined the cast of another CW show “Arrow” where he stars as Rene Ramirez, a superhero vigilante nicknamed Wild Dog.

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Rick Gonzalez also has a music career that he has stared. He has recently released his first mixtape album called “The Invisible Man”. He says that the name was inspired by him being invisible to most labels and not being able to publish any of his music for a long time.


Rick Gonzalez and Missy Peregrym in “Reaper”

Rick Gonzalez Net Worth and Salary

Rick Gonzalez has had a very long career in acting. He was here and there and everywhere and chances are that you have at least seen one of his movies. This has enabled a good and lucrative career for him and also a great salary. Now he is earning well and stables jobs in various series have given him more stability to his life. He is currently worth 1 million dollars.

Rick Gonzalez Partner and Family

Rick Gonzalez is a very private person. So it is pretty normal to see that he hides any sort of girlfriends that he is dating. Rumors have it that he is single but this does not have to be true. We do know that he has never been married nor divorced or that matter. There are also known children that he may have as well. He is pretty active on social media, particularly on Instagram, but he only posts pictures from work and not any ones with girlfriends.


Rick Gonzalez and his wife

Rick Gonzalez Age

Rick Gonzalez is 38 years old. He was born on June 30th, 1979. His birthplace is Brooklyn, New York City where he spent his childhood. He is of Dominican and Puerto Rican descent as his parents met there and married. They would later divorce and Rick would continue living mostly with his mother. He first lived in Bushwick  and attended the local high school. He attended High School of the Performing Arts in Manhattan and after graduating pursued his career. He would alter on move to LA which managed to turn his career for the better.

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Height and Weight

Rick Gonzalez has an average height and weight but is muscularly built. He is not that much buffed but his body physique is perfect. He almost always gets physical roles where he is able to display his attributes. He weighs 72 kg and is 173 cm tall, which is pretty balanced for his body type.

Rick Gonzalez Music Video Appearances

Many actors and actresses make a few music video appearances here and there. But it appears that Rick Gonzalez has made it a career for himself. He has been featured in a lot of official videos for many famous artists. He appeared in Twista’s video called “Hope” which was featured on the soundtrack for the movie “Coach Carter” where Rick stared in. He was also in Mashonda’s “Back of Tha Club” video and also appeared in Obie Trice’s “Snitch”. His most popular appearance was in Lady Gaga’s singe called “Judas” in 2011, where he plays Jesus.

Nationality and Ethnicity

Rick Gonzalez was born in America, so he immediately gest an American nationality. His background is different as his parts are from Dominica and Puerto Rico. He belongs to a Hispanic ethnic group.

Biography & Facts
Born: June 30 1979
Nationality: American
Ethnicity: Hispanic
Religion: N/A
Profession: Actor / singer / songwriter
Net Worth: $1 million
Salary: N/A
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Height: 173 cm
Weight: 72 kg
Married to: N/A
Affair with: N/A
Children: N/A
Birth Sign: Cancer
Education: High School of the Performing Arts in Manhattan

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