Adam Michael Rodriguez was born on 2 April 1975, in Yonkers, New York City USA, of Cuban and Puerto Rican descent. Adam is a director, actor and screenwriter, best known for being a part of the television series “CSI: Miami” as the character Eric Delko. He’s also been a part of various films and television series such as “Jane the Virgin”, “Magic Mike XXL”, and “Sesame Street”. All of his endeavors have helped put his net worth to where it is today.
So how rich is Adam Rodriguez? As of mid-2016, sources estimate a net worth that is at $14 million, mostly earned through a successful career as an actor. He’s been acting since 1997, and has appeared in many popular television shows. He’s also received a few awards, and as he continues his career his wealth will likely increase.
Adam Rodriguez Net Worth $14 million
Rodriguez attended Clarkstown High School North, and matriculated in 1993. During high school, he hoped to pursue a career in professional baseball, but after an injury he tried to pursue an acting career. He worked as a stockbroker, before finding an opportunity to go full-time as an actor. He also worked a variety of odd jobs including a DJ, bellman, construction worker, and janitor.
One of his first opportunities was doing commercials for companies such as Coca-Cola. He was also an extra in “The X-Files” film, and would later make appearances in shows such as “Roswell”. In 1997, he had a role in “NYPD Blue”, and then made numerous music video appearances such as “If You Had My Love” by Jennifer Lopez, “Many Men” by 50 Cent, and “I Call it Love” by Lionel Richie. In 2002, he was cast for the “CSI” spin-off “CSI: Miami”, playing Erik Delko, a character who has expertise in drugs, fingerprints, and underwater recovery – he’s also seen in the show being involved with numerous women and getting into storylines with some of them. He was a main cast member until season eight, in which he had less screen time as a recurring cast member. He returned the following season, and staying until the end of the show’s run in 2012. During this time, he als had the opportunity to write and direct an episode entitled “Hunting Ground”, but also had time to star in “I Can Do Bad All By Myself”, and then went on to become a love interest in “Ugly Betty”. A few of his most recent appearances include “Let The Game Begin” and “Magic Mike”. He is now part of the show “Criminal Minds” as a main cast member, so is net worth continues to rise.
Aside from acting, Rodriguez has been featured in a few publications, most notably on the cover of H Mag during 2012. He has also tried his hand at voice acting, and was nominated for an MTV Movie Award for his performance in “Magic Mike”. Other projects Adam is involved in include the podcast entitled “The Rodcast”, and the Hispanic Scholarship Fund.
For his personal life, Adam married Grace Gail in 2016. He has a daughter and also owns a house in Puerto Rico.