Emilio Rivera Jr. was born on the 24th February 1961, in San Antonio, Texas USA, and is an actor best known to the world for portraying Marcus Alvares in the TV series “Sons of Anarchy”, while his other acting credits include the roles of Paco in the film “Colateral” (2004), and as Hood in “Bruce Almighty”, among other differing appearances. Rivera’s career started in 1992.
Have you ever wondered how rich Emilio Rivera is, as of early 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Rivera’s net worth is as high as $5 million, an amount earned through his successful career in the entertainment industry, during which he has appeared in 120 film and TV titles.
Emilio Rivera Net Worth $5 Million
Although born in San Antonio Texas, he grew up in Elysian Valley, a neighborhood of Los Angeles, California, with his younger siblings, three sisters and three brothers. Emilio has Mexican roots. While growing up he would often pick fights and was known for his ability to hit hard with his left hand, and as a result earned the nickname Lefty. Despite his success when it comes to fighting, he picked up acting instead, and attended countless acting classes before even making his debut appearance in 1992, when he landed a small role in the TV series “Renegade”.
The following year he had a minor role in the comedy “Bruce Almighty” (2003), while in 2004 he featured in the Michael Mann’s Oscar Award-nominated thriller “Collateral”, starring Tom Cruise and Jamie Foxx. In 2008 he was selected for the role of Marcus Alvarez in the TV series “Sons of Anarchy”, and through 2014 he appeared in 31 episodes, a role that put him on the Hollywood map and also increased his net worth to a large degree. During his stint on the show, Emilio had many other roles as well in films and TV series, however, many were minor roles in B-grade films, however some are worth mentioning, including “Filly Brown” (2012), “Devils Inside” (2012), then the Golden Globe Award- nominated action adventure “Act of Valor” (2012), among others, which certainly added to his net worth.
In recent years, Emilio continued in the same rhythm, and has featured in such productions as the TV series “Z Nation” (2015-2016), and the film “Better Criminal” (2016), starring Tom Sizemore.
Also, Emilio has several projects that are in the process of making, including the films “Badsville”, and “Smartass”, both which are scheduled for release late in 2017.
Regarding his personal life, Emilio has been married to actress Yadi Valerio Rivera since 2009, and also has three children from a previous, undocumented marriage.