What is the net worth and salary of Wilmer Valderrama?
Wilmer Valderrama is an American actor who has a net worth of $20 million. Wilmer Valderra is best known for his role as Fez la That 70s Show . Today he is also known for his role in NCIS. He has been a series regular since season 14, earning a salary of $100,000 per episode. Outside of this iconic sitcom, Valderrama has appeared in a wide range of films and television shows. He was also successful in the music world.
Wilmer Eduardo Valderrama was born on January 30, 1980 in Miami, Florida. His parents ran a farm equipment rental company. At the age of three, Valderrama moved to Venezuela, where the family is from. After spending much of his youth in Venezuela, Valderrama moved back to the United States when he was 14 years old.
Upon returning to the United States, Valderrama became involved in theater productions as a high school student. After performances in plays such as The dream of a summer night and rumours, his high school drama teacher suggested he get an agent. He then booked a commercial for Pacific Bell and landed roles in TV shows such as Disney’s Omba Mokomba and Four Corners from CBS.
While Wilmer Valderrama was still a high school senior, he booked himself a major role in That 70s Show . From 1998 until the end of the show in 2006, he played the character of Fez – a foreign exchange student with a heavy accent. The show from the 70s became one of Fox’s most successful series and was nominated for 16 Primetime Emmy Awards. Ultimately, it only won an Emmy in 1999 for Outstanding Costume Design.
During the time spent at That 70s Show, Wilmer Valderrama has also been engaged in other acting work. His film debut came three years after he was cast in the series, with Summer Catch from 2001 with Jessica Biel and Freddie Prinze Jr.
He also booked a memorable role in the film as a music DJ in Party Monster since 2003. In 2005, he appeared in the film Beauty Shop . During this period, Valderrama also established himself as a voice actor with the role of Rodrigo in Clifford’s Really Big Movie .
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After the end That 70s Show Valderrama immediately moved on to reality TV with Yo Momma . show MTV relied on contestants insulting each other’s mothers from 2006 to 2007 . Ashton Kutcher. In 2006, he appeared in the film The Darwin Awards and began voicing the main character in the Disney series Handy Manny . The show is intended for preschoolers. In 2007, Valderrama appeared in the independent film El Muerto.
The 2010s saw Wilmer Valderrama return to television prominence and book a number of recurring roles. After a guest role in Wizards of Waverly Place Valderrama joined the cast of From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series in 2013. In 2016, it started appearing in Grey’s Anatomy and also landed the role of Special Agent Nicholas Torres on NCIS . In 2020, Valderrama voiced the character of Gaxton in the Disney film Onwards .
Wilder Valderrama stated that music is his first passion. He performs the music under the alter ego “Eduardo Fresco”. In 2011, he released the single “The Way I Fiesta”. He also makes appearances in various music videos and a product video for LMFAO’s “Sexy and I Know It”. He is known for creating Spanish music and appeared on the single “Salud” with Sky Blu and Reek Rude.
Wilmer Valderrama has been involved in well-publicized relationships with various celebrities. Among them are Lindsay Lohan, Mandy Moore and Demi Lovato. In 2020, he got engaged to Amanda Pacheco.
Wilmer has owned a number of impressive homes in LA over the years. In 2005, he paid $3.52 million for Chuck Norris’ former home in Tarzana, California. He proceeded to completely renovate and expand the properties from 2 to 3 acres. Today the house is worth 5-6 million dollars.