Wilmer Valderrama Career and Net Worth
Wilmer Valderrama Career and Net Worth, What ethnicity is Wilmer Valderrama? Learn more about the actor in this article.
Wilmer Valderrama is an American actor. He has about 420 million in net worth as of this writing. Wilmer is commonly known for playing Fez on “That 70s Show”. He is also known in recent times for his role on NCIS. Wilmer has been very regular with the series since season 14. Wilmer earned a salary of $100,000 per episode. He has left prints in films, music and television shows as well.
Wilmer Valderrama Early Life
Wilmer Eduardo Valdarrama was born on January 30, 1980 in Miami, Florida. Wilmer’s parents manned a farm equipment rental company. He relocated to Venezuela at the age of three- his family comes from Venezuela. He spent a chunk of his youth in Venezuela and later moved to the United States at the age of 14. What ethnicity is Wilmer Valderrama? His father is a Venezuelan and his mother is a Columbian.
Wilmer Valderrama Career
When he returned to the United States, he got involved with theatre productions as a high school student. After performing in plays such as A Midsummer Night’s Dream and rumors, Wilmer’s high school drama teacher saw glimpses of genius in him and proposed that he get an agent. Wilmer booked an ad for Pacific Bell and got roles in television shows like Disney’s Omba Mokomba and CBS’s Four Corners. While still in high school, he got a role in That 70s Show. He acted the character of Fez- a foreign exchnage student with a heavy accent from the start of the show in 1998 to its ending in 2006. The Fox cemented itself as one of Fox’s most successful shows and received nomination for 16 Primetime Emmy Awards- it won just one Emmy in 1999 for Outstanding Costume Design. Whiles on That 70s Show, he was also occupied with other acting work. Wilmer had his film debut three years after being cast in the show “2001’s Summer Catch” with Jessica Biel and Freddie Prinze Jr. Wilmer also landed a momentous film role as music DJ in “Party Monster” in 2003. Wilmer appeared in the film “Beauty Shop” in2005. During this time, he had positioned himself firmly as a voice actor with a role as Rodrigo in Really Big Movie by Clifford. After That 70s Show concluded, Wilmer quickly switched to realty TV with Yo Momma. It was based on contestants insulting each other’s mothers- it ran from 2006 to 2007. Wilmer appeared three times on MTV’s “Punk’d” which was hosted fellow That 70s Show cast member Ashton Kutcher. Wilmer appeared in the film “The Darwin Awards” in 2006 and started voicing the lead character in Disney’s series “Handy Manny” which was targeted at preschoolers.
Wilmer Valderrama Music
Wilmer has been quite categorical about his passion and love for music. He does his music endeavors under the moniker “Eduardo Fresco”. He released the single “The Way I Fiesta” in 2011. Wilmer appears in several music videos and has produced the music video for LMFAO’S “Sexy and I Know It”. His versatility cuts across Spanish.
Wilmer Valderrama Personal Life
Wilmer was romantically involved with several high-profile relationships with a number of celebrities- Lindsay Lohan, Mandy Moore and Demi Lovato. He was engaged to Amanda Pacheto in 2020.