Efrain Antonio Ramirez was born in Los Angeles, California USA on 2 October 1973, and is an actor and a disk jockey of Costa Rican and Salvadoran descent. Ramirez is well known for his role of Pedro Sanchez in the 2004 movie „Napoleon Dynamite“.
So how rich is Efren Ramirez? Sources estimate that Ramirez’ net worth is $4 million as of early 2017, with the majority having come from his acting career and as a DJ. He also owns a production company called “Nocturnal Rampage”, and is the co-founder of Powerhouse Pictures Entertainment, LLC.
Efren Ramirez Net Worth $4 Million
Ramirez was born into a mixed family of Costa Rican and Salvadoran immigrants. He grew up with four brothers – Carlos is his identical twin. By the age 13 he had begun training at The Theatre of Arts, all throughout elementary and high school, and he thus performed at The Hollywood Bowl, The Complex Theatre, and The Tiffany Theatre on Sunset Boulevard. He continued training at The Whole Theatre Company, performing improv at The Whitefire Theatre, and The Icehouse, in Pasadena. He also finished a two-year Meisner Conservatory Program at The Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre in New York, USA.
Efren Ramirez’s career in the beginning consisted mainly of guest appearances on TV shows such as “E.R.”, “American Dad”, “Judging Amy”, “The District”, “Mad TV” and “Scrubs”. His famous role of Pedro Sanchez in “Napoleon Dynamite” (2004) was his successful breakthrough film, with some of his other roles being Jorge in “Employee of the Month” (2006), Carlos in “All You’ve Got” (2006), Bobby Verdugo in “Walkout” (2006), Kaylo in “Crank” (2006) and “Crank: High Voltage” (2009), and Hector in “American Summer” (2009), all of which contributed to his rising net worth. He also appeared in several minor roles.
As far as his TV career goes, he participated as a contestant on MTV’s Celebrity Rap Superstar (2007).
Ramirez has made several cameo appearances too, in the music videos for “Booty Call” by G. Love and Special Sauce (2004) and Boyfriend by Ashlee Simpson (2005), as well as the hide-and-seek playing teenager in the 1999 film King Cobra, also benefiting his net worth.
He has also published a book called “Direct Your Own Life”. He was recently involved in a US Army tour, visiting American military personnel in Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, Dubai and various locations around Africa. Additionally, Nocturnal Rampage – his production company – throws a party event every summer in Austin, Texas.
In his personal life,. Ramirez was married to actress Iyari Limon in 1998, but they divorced a year later. Efren currently divides his time between Los Angeles and New York. He frequently speaks to students at high schools and universities. and he is very involved with charitable organizations.