Valente Rodriguez- Age, Nationality, Movies, Full bio

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Valente Rodriguez

As much as we enjoy watching our favorite actors on screen, there are some times when we just want one thing; private details of their lives and a lot more. It is not abnormal, in high school, most people enjoyed listening to the personal stories of the teacher than the full lesson. For Valente Rodriguez, you’ll enjoy both his movies and stories about his personal life. Here is everything you need to know about him.

Valente Rodriguez: Age and Nationality

Valente was born in Edcouch Texas on February 14, 1964. Some publications put his name as Valentine which is a name normally given to people born on Saint Valentines Day (February 14). For the purpose of this article, we will stick to Valente. He is of Mexican descent.

There is no information about his parents, siblings at the moment, however, he moved to Los Angeles in 1988 after his graduation from the University of Texas-Pan African College. In LA, he started hustling for acting gigs and it didn’t take a century before fortune found him as he landed a role in the 1988 romance film “Salsa”. Other films followed and a star was born.

Valente Rodriguez: Career

After making his debut in the movie “Salsa”, Valente appeared in the 1990 film “Impulse” which tells the story of a female police officer who works undercover as a prostitute in the streets of Los Angeles. He made other appearances in films where he played both minor and major roles before landing his big break role in the sitcom “George Lopez”, playing the role of Ernesto “Ernie” Cardenas.

“George Lopez” is created by George Lopez, Bruce Helford, and Robert Borden and it aired for six years, consisting of 120 episodes. In 205, he played the role of Principal Camillo in the thriller film “McFarland, USA” the film is based on the true story of a 1987 cross country team from a mainly Latino high school in McFarland, California. It received positive reviews from critics and grossed over $45 million.

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Valente played the role of coach Stevens in the drama film “Endgame”. This movie was also based on a true life story of teacher Jose Juan “J.J.” Guajardo. Valente did not stop at appearing in films based on true life stories of people, he appeared in the family comedy drama film “Instant Fimaly” as Judge Rivas. It starred Mark Wahlberg and Rose Byrne as parents who adopt three siblings, played by Isabela Merced, Gustavo Quiroz, and Julianna Gamiz. Also starring Margo Martindale, Julie Hagerty, Tig Notaro, and Octavia Spencer.

In 2021, he played the role of Manny in the sitcom “Dad, Stop Embarrassing Me!”. Valente also has an impressive outing in television series like “Adam Ruins Everything”, “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series” “The Mentalist” as Frank Lopez, “Happily Divorced” as Ceasar, and others. He is still active in the acting industry and has more to offer to his fans hopefully.

Marriage and OTHER FACTS

Valente Rodriguez is not married. None of his former relationships we believed he had previously is online. He has never been engaged before and he is not seeing anyone at the moment. This seems strange for a man who was born on a lover’s day. But, it is what it is. He is not gay as many have rumored.

Valente Rodriguez has a growing net worth. Many blogs put his net worth to be around 10 million dollars or more while others put his net worth to be far below that. We don’t have a figure at the moment but we are sure the actor is not broke.

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