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Benicio Del Toro Biography
Benicio Del Toro was born on February 19, 1967, in San Germán, Puerto Rico. He is an Oscar-winning Puerto-Rican actor. Similarly, he is critically acclaimed for his role as a morally upright police officer, Javier Rodriguez in the film, Traffic released in 2000 for which he won an Academy Award, BAFTA Award, Golden Globe Award, and Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Supporting Actor.
Likewise, he is also known for starring in other films including, 21 Grams (2003) as Jack Jordan, Che (2008) as Che Guevara, The Usual Suspects (1995) as Fred Fenster, Basquiat (1996) as Benny Dalmau, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998) as Dr Gonzo, and Sicario (2015) as Alejandro Gillick.
Regarding his family, his father’s name is Gustavo Adolfo del Toro Bermúdez whereas his mother’s name is Fausta Genoveva Sánchez Rivera.
del Toro attended Academia del Perpetuo Socorro and subsequently completed his high school education from Mercersburg Academy. He then enrolled at the University of California, San Diego to study Business but dropped out of the university and started his career in drama and acting.
del Toro stands at a tall height of 6 feet 2 inches and weighs around 80 Kg. Similarly, he has dark brown hair and hazel eyes.
The handsome actor has dated many women including Catherine Keener, Sara Foster, Heather Graham, Chiara Mastroianni, Alicia Silverstone, and also actress Claire Forlani.
Furthermore, he welcomed a daughter, Delilah, on August 21, 2011, after a brief affair with TV Personality and model Kimberly Stewart. Moreover, he also dated and became engaged in 1998. However, they called off their engagement in 1992.
He has an estimated net worth of $ 45 million.
- Full Name: Benicio Monserrate Rafael del Toro Sánchez
- Age: 52
- Birth Date: February 19, 1967
- Birth Place: San Germán, Puerto Rico
- Zodiac Sign: Pisces
- Nationality: Spanish / American
- Father’s Name: Gustavo Adolfo del Toro Bermúdez
- Mother’s Name: Fausta Genoveva Sánchez Rivera
- Height: 6 feet 2 inches
- Weight: 80 Kg
- Hair Color: Dark Brown
- Eye Color: Hazel
- Net Worth: $45 million