Rodrigo Santoro Net Worth 2017: Short Bio & Wiki

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Born as Rodrigo Junqueira dos Reis Santoro on the 22nd August 1975 in Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro Brazil, Rodrigo is a Cannes Film Festival Award-winning television and film actor, best known for his roles as Xerxes in the film “300” (2006) and its sequel “300: Rise of an Empire” (2014). Rodrigo also played in the series “Mulheres Apaixonadas” (2003) and the movie “Focus” (2015).

Have you ever wondered how rich Rodrigo Santoro is, as of mid- 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Santoro’s net worth is as high as $10 million, an amount earned through his successful acting career, which started in 1993.

Rodrigo Santoro Net Worth $10 Million

Rodrigo Santoro was the son of Francesco Santoro, an Italian engineer, and Maria José Junqueira dos Reis, a Brazilian artist. Rodrigo studied journalism at the PUC-Rio, while in 1993, he made his on-screen debut in an episode of the series called “Olho no Olho”.

He continued to play minor roles in Brazilian TV shows, and then in 1999 he had a part in the film “O Trapalhão e a Luz Azul”. In 2000, Santoro starred in Laís Bodanzky’s highly-rated drama “Brainstorm”, the story about a young man named Wilson Souza Neto, whose father sent him to a mental institution. A year later, Rodrigo played Tonho in Walter Salles’ Golden Globe Award- nominated drama called “Behind the Sun”, the plot involving family rivalry. In 2003, Santoro played alongside Brazilian superstar Wagner Moura in Hector Babenco’s “Carandiru”, and he finally made it abroad in Robert Allan Ackerman’s Golden Globe Award-nominated romantic drama “The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone” (2003) starring Helen Mirren, Olivier Martinez and Anne Bancroft, which increased his net worth to a large degree. Also in 2003, he had a minor part in “Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle” with Drew Barrymore, Lucy Liu and Cameron Diaz, while he then appeared in Richard Curtis’ Golden Globe Award-nominated “Love Actually” (2003) starring Hugh Grant, Martine McCutcheon and Liam Neeson.

Back in his home country, Santoro played Diogo Nogueira in 203 episodes of the series called “Diogo Nogueira” (2003), while in 2006, he portrayed Xerxes in Zack Snyder’s blockbuster “300” alongside Gerard Butler, Lena Headey and David Wenham. Thanks to the film’s commercial success and over $450 million earned worldwide, Santoro’s net worth significantly increased.

From 2006 to 2007, Rodrigo played Paulo in 14 episodes of the Golden Globe Award-winning show “Lost”, and then by the end of the 2000s, Santoro played Raul Castro in both Steven Soderbergh’s “Che: Part One” (2008) and “Che: Part Two” (2008) starring Benicio Del Toro. Later, he portrayed Jimmy in “I Love You Phillip Morris” (2009) with Jim Carrey and Ewan McGregor.

In 2012, Santoro played Paco Zarra in Philip Kaufman’s Golden Globe Award-nominated biography “Hemingway & Gellhorn” starring Nicole Kidman and Clive Owen. Two years later, Rodrigo again portrayed Xerxes, Themistokles’ greatest enemy in Noam Murro’s “300: Rise of an Empire”. The actor was quite busy in 2015, as it turned out to be lucrative for him, thanks to his role alongside Will Smith and Margot Robbie in “Focus”, and then starring with Antonio Banderas in the true story-based movie about Chilean miners who were trapped underground for 69 days called “The 33”.

Most recently, Santoro played in a biography “Pelé: Birth of a Legend” (2016), in Timur Bekmambetov’s remake of the “Ben-Hur” (2016), and as Hector Escaton in six episodes of a Golden Globe Award-nominated series “Westworld” (2016), so he is still certainly adding to his net worth.

Regarding his personal life, Rodrigo Santoro dated the model Ellen Jabour from 2004 to 2008, while his current girlfriend Mel Fronckowiak is expecting his child. Santoro’s favorite actors are Al Pacino and Robert De Niro.

Quick Facts

Birth date: August 22, 1975
Birth place: Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.9 m)
Profession:Actor, Voice Actor
Education:Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro
Nationality:Brazilian
Spouse:Mel Fronckowiak
Parents:Maria José Junqueira dos Reis, Francesco Santoro
Siblings:Flávia Junqueira dos Reis Santoro
TV shows:Lost, Mulheres Apaixonadas, Explode Coração, Estrela-Guia
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instagram.com/rodrigosantoro/
imdb.com/name/nm0763928/
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rodrigo_Santo


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Rodrigo participated in the film "The 33" based on a real-life event happened in Chile, when a gold and copper mine collapsed trapping 33 miners underground for 69 days. The movie was filmed in a mine in Colombia and in the city of Copiapo, the specific place in the north of Chile where this event occurred. Rodrigo performed the role of the Chilean Ministry of Mining Laurence Golborne.
2Supporting part on major TV hit series, Lost, playing survivor "Paulo". [November 2006]
3Filming "A Dona da História". [January 2004]
4Taping a prime time soap opera called "Mulheres Apaixonadas" (Women in Love) on Brazil's Rede Globo network. [April 2003]
5Favorite actors are Robert De Niro and Al Pacino.
6His father is Italian. His mother, who is Brazilian, has Portuguese ancestry.
7Broke up with model Ellen Jabour in 2008, after four years of relationship.
8He studied interpretation in the 'Oficina de Atores da Rede Globo' for one year.
9Parents: Francesco Santoro (engineer) and Maria José Junqueira dos Reis (plastic artist).
10He has a sister named Flávia Junqueira dos Reis Santoro (an architect). She's married to Marco Antônio and they have a son named Frederico (b. October 5th 2006 in Rio de Janeiro).
11Dubbed the main character of 'Stuart Little'(2000) and 'Stuart Little 2'(2002) in the Brazilian versions.
12Studied Communications in college.
13On People (USA) magazine's '50 Most Beautiful' list [2004].
14When he was 4, his grandfather gave him his favorite present of all time: a horse.


Quotes

#Quote
1I love both the sun and the moon, day and night. But I enjoy the day the most because I live in Rio and I can play sports.


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Won Awards

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016Imagen AwardImagen Foundation AwardsBest Supporting Actor - Feature FilmThe 33 (2015)
2014Cidade de Gramado TrophyGramado Film Festival
2013ACIE AwardACIE Awards, BrazilBest Actor (Melhor Ator)Heleno (2011)
2012Best ActorLima Latin American Film FestivalHeleno (2011)
2012Jury AwardPrêmio Contigo Cinema, BrazilBest Actor (Melhor Ator)Heleno (2011)
2011Candango TrophyBrazilia Festival of Brazilian CinemaBest Actor (Melhor Ator)Meu País (2011)
2011Best ActorHavana Film FestivalHeleno (2011)
2004Chopard TrophyCannes Film FestivalMale Revelation
2004Golden India CatalinaCartagena Film FestivalBest Supporting Actor (Mejor Actor de Reparto)Carandiru (2003)· Ivan de Almeida
· Caio Blat
· Ricardo Blat
· Gero Camilo
· André Ceccato
· Milhem Cortaz
· Enrique Diaz
· Milton Gonçalves
· Ailton Graça
· Antônio Grassi
· Serjão Loroza
· Wagner Moura
· Dionísio Neto
· Robson Nunes
· Floriano Peixoto
· Lázaro Ramos
· Sabotage
· Luiz Carlos Vasconcelos
2002Golden India CatalinaCartagena Film FestivalBest Actor (Mejor Actor)Bicho de Sete Cabeças (2000)
2002Cinema Brazil Grand PrizeCinema Brazil Grand PrizeBest Actor (Melhor Ator)Bicho de Sete Cabeças (2000)
2002Prêmio QualidadePrêmio Qualidade, BrazilBest Actor (Melhor Ator - São Paulo)Abril Despedaçado (2001)
2002Critics AwardSESC Film Festival, BrazilBest Actor (Melhor Ator)Bicho de Sete Cabeças (2000)
2002Audience AwardSESC Film Festival, BrazilBest Actor (Melhor Ator)Bicho de Sete Cabeças (2000)
2002APCA TrophySão Paulo Association of Art Critics AwardsBest Actor (Melhor Ator)Bicho de Sete Cabeças (2000)
2001Prêmio QualidadePrêmio Qualidade, BrazilBest Actor (Melhor Ator - Rio de Janeiro)Bicho de Sete Cabeças (2000)
2001Passista TrophyRecife Cinema FestivalBest Actor (Longa Ficção 35mm - Melhor Ator)Bicho de Sete Cabeças (2000)
2000Candango TrophyBrazilia Festival of Brazilian CinemaBest Actor (Melhor Ator)Bicho de Sete Cabeças (2000)

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016Extra AwardExtra Television Awards, BrazilBest Actor (Melhor Ator)Velho Chico (2016)
2013Cinema Brazil Grand PrizeCinema Brazil Grand PrizeBest Actor (Melhor Ator)Heleno (2011)
2012ALMA AwardALMA AwardsFavorite Movie ActorWhat to Expect When You're Expecting (2012)
2008Jury AwardPrêmio Contigo Cinema, BrazilBest Actor (Melhor Ator)Não Por Acaso (2007)
2008Prêmio QualidadePrêmio Qualidade, BrazilBest Actor (Melhor Ator)Os Desafinados (2008)
2007Gold Derby TV AwardGold Derby AwardsEnsemble of the YearLost (2004)· Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje
· Naveen Andrews
· Henry Ian Cusick
· Emilie de Ravin
· Michael Emerson
· Matthew Fox
· Jorge Garcia
· Josh Holloway
· Daniel Dae Kim
· Yunjin Kim
· Evangeline Lilly
· Elizabeth Mitchell
· Dominic Monaghan
· Terry O'Quinn
· Kiele Sanchez
2007MTV Movie AwardMTV Movie AwardsBest Villain300 (2006)
2006ContigoPrêmio Contigo, BrazilBest Actor (Melhor Ator)Hoje é Dia de Maria (2005)
2005Prêmio QualidadePrêmio Qualidade, BrazilBest Actor (Melhor Ator - Rio de Janeiro)A Dona da História (2004)
2005Prêmio QualidadePrêmio Qualidade, BrazilTelevision: Best Actor (Televisão: Melhor Ator - São Paulo)Hoje é Dia de Maria (2005)
2004Cinema Brazil Grand PrizeCinema Brazil Grand PrizeBest Actor (Melhor Ator)Carandiru (2003)
2004PFCS AwardPhoenix Film Critics Society AwardsBest Ensemble ActingLove Actually (2003)· Hugh Grant
· Colin Firth
· Sienna Guillory
· Liam Neeson
· Lulu Popplewell
· Emma Thompson
· Kris Marshall
· Heike Makatsch
· Martin Freeman
· Joanna Page
· Chiwetel Ejiofor
· Andrew Lincoln
· Keira Knightley
· Nina Sosanya
· Martine McCutcheon
· Laura Linney
· Thomas Brodie-Sangster
· Alan Rickman
· Rowan Atkinson
· Claudia Schiffer
· Bill Nighy
· Gregor Fisher
· Rory MacGregor
· Carla Vasconcelos
· Shannon Elizabeth
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2004Troféu ImprensaTroféu Imprensa, BrazilBest Actor (Melhor Ator)Mulheres Apaixonadas (2003)


Filmography

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Westworld2016TV SeriesHector Escaton
Dominion2016/ICarlos
Ben-Hur2016Jesus
Pelé: Birth of a Legend2016
Velho Chico2016TV SeriesAfrânio de Sá Ribeiro
Jane Got a Gun2016Fitchum
The 332015Laurence Golborne
Focus2015/IIGarriga
Nature Is Speaking2014TV Series shortO Oceano
Rio, I Love You2014Ele (segment "Pas de Deux")
Rio 22014Tulio (voice)
300: Rise of an Empire2014Xerxes
Uma História de Amor e Fúria2013Piatã / Junior (voice)
The Last Stand2013Frank Martinez
Hemingway & Gellhorn2012TV MoviePaco Zarra
What to Expect When You're Expecting2012Alex
As Brasileiras2012TV SeriesCarioca
Reis e Ratos2012Roni Rato
Homens de Bem2011TV MovieCiba
Meu País2011Marcos
Heleno2011Heleno de Freitas
There Be Dragons2011Oriol
Rio2011Tulio / Soccer Announcer (voice)
Papai Noel Existe2010TV MovieRobson Luiz
Manual Para se Defender de Alienigenas, Zumbis e Ninjas2010ShortNinja
Post Grad2009David Santiago
Som & Fúria2009TV SeriesSanjay
I Love You Phillip Morris2009Jimmy
Live, Love, Laugh, But...2008ShortBellboy
Che: Part One2008Raúl Castro
Che: Part Two2008Raúl Castro
Leonera2008Ramiro
Redbelt2008Bruno Silva
Os Desafinados2008Joaquim (young) / Antonio Goldfaber
Não Por Acaso2007Pedro
Lost2006-2007TV SeriesPaulo
3002006Xerxes
Scarface: The World Is Yours2006Video Game voice, uncredited
Hoje é Dia de Maria2005TV Mini-SeriesAmado / Dom Chico Chicote
A Dona da História2004Young Luiz Cláudio
Sitcom.br2004TV Series
Mulheres Apaixonadas2003TV SeriesDiogo Nogueira
Love Actually2003Karl
Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle2003Randy Emmers
The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone2003TV MovieYoung Man
Carandiru2003Lady Di
Pastores da Noite2002TV Mini-SeriesPriest
Os Normais2001TV SeriesJúlio
Abril Despedaçado2001Tonho
Estrela-Guia2001TV SeriesCarlos Charles Pimenta
Bicho de Sete Cabeças2000Wilson Souza Neto
O Trapalhão e a Luz Azul1999
Suave Veneno1999TV SeriesEliseo Vieira
O Belo e as Feras1999TV SeriesHenrique
Hilda Furacão1998TV SeriesFrei Malthus
O Amor Está no Ar1997TV SeriesLéo
Depois do Escuro1996Short
A Comédia da Vida Privada1996TV Series
Sai de Baixo1996TV SeriesGama
Explode Coração1995TV SeriesSerginho
Pátria Minha1994TV SeriesFernando
Olho no Olho1993TV SeriesPedro

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Os Desafinados2008performer: "Carinhoso", "Copacabana"
A Dona da História2004performer: "Guantanamera"

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Heleno2011producer

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
VIPs2010photos: panel at the hair salon

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Seitenblicke2008TV Series documentaryHimself
Who Were the Spartans?2007Video documentary shortHimself
2007 ALMA Awards2007TV SpecialHimself
Good Morning America2007TV SeriesHimself
The Morning Show with Mike & Juliet2007TV SeriesHimself
HBO First Look2007TV Series documentaryHimself
The Making of 3002007Video documentary shortHimself
To the Hot Gates: A Legend Reborn2007Video documentary shortHimself
The Insider2006TV SeriesHimself
Chanel N°5: The Film2004ShortHimself
The Storytellers2003Video documentary shortHimself / Karl
Mundo VIP1999TV SeriesHimself
How to Be Single in Rio1998Himself
Made in Hollywood2011-2016TV SeriesHimself
Altas Horas2004-2016TV SeriesHimself
Last Call with Carson Daly2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Today2015TV SeriesHimself
Fantástico2008-2015TV Series documentaryHimself
Programa do Jô2011-2015TV SeriesHimself
Encontro com Fátima Bernardes2015TV SeriesHimself
The Talk2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Rotten Tomatoes2014TV SeriesHimself
XIX Premio Cinematográfico José María Forqué2014TV MovieHimself
Comic-Con All Access 20132013TV MovieHimself
NerdHQ2013TV SeriesHimself
Quem se importa2013DocumentaryRodrigo Santoro (voice)
Extra2013TV SeriesHimself
Up Close with Carrie Keagan2007-2013TV SeriesHimself
Caldeirão do Huck2012TV SeriesHimself
2012 ALMA Awards2012TV SpecialHimself
What to Expect When You're Expecting: What to Expect and the Pregnancy Bible2012Video shortHimself
CQC: Custe o Que Custar2011-2012TV SeriesHimself
Pânico na TV2011-2012TV SeriesHimself
O Papel da Vida2012TV Series documentaryHimself
Big Morning Buzz Live2012TV SeriesHimself
Explore the World of Rio2011Video shortHimself
Saving the Species: One Voice at a Time2011Video shortHimself
The Real Rio2011Video shortHimself
TV Festival Du Cannes 20112011TV MovieHimself
Esquenta!2011TV SeriesHimself
De Frente com Gabi2010TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Frame2013TV SeriesXerxes
Episódio Especial2009TV Series
101 Sexiest Celebrity Bodies2005TV MovieHimself - Place #12

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