Robert Rodriguez Wiki, Age, Bio, Height, Wife, Career, and Net Worth 

Robert Rodriguez

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Wiki, Bio, Family, Siblings, Childhood & Education

Robert Rodriguez was born on June 20, 1968. He was born to Mexican parents as a Mexican. His mother, Rebecca, worked as a nurse during the day, and his father, Cecilio, was a salesman. His interest in movies began when he was eleven years old. His father had given him a VCR and a camera as a gift. This inspired young Robert to pursue a career in the film industry.

His first videotaping assignment was in high school, and he was tasked with filming the school’s football games. His footage style, on the other hand, was unfavorable, as he gave the footage a cinematic style, with him recording the reactions of the parents and the ball in the air, rather than the actual game happening on the field. At school, he and a friend named Carlos Gallardo shot tapes together.

Robert developed an interest in cartooning while in college. His grades, however, were insufficient for him to enroll in the film studies course at college. This is when he decided to publish his comic strips under the name Los Hooligans. His siblings were the inspiration for the cartoon characters. Rodriguez continued to film and produce short films, while his comic strips were published in columns of the student newspaper the Daily Texan. This went on for three years.

When his action and horror films were accepted as entries, he was able to secure a place in the university’s film studies program. Bedhead, his short film shot on 16mm film, received critical acclaim.

Robert Rodriguez’s Age, Height, Weight, and Body Dimensions

Robert Rodriguez, who was born on June 20, 1968, is 54 years old as of today, June 29, 2022. His height is 1.87 m, and he weighs 85 kg.

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Robert Rodriguez posing for a photograph(source Instagram)

Robert Rodriguez’s Profession & Career

Robert Rodriguez’s first film, Bedhead, received numerous accolades, allowing him to raise funds. These funds, roughly $7000, enabled him to produce and direct El Mariachi, a film that grossed $2 million at the box office. This film inspired the creation of two more, which became part of a trilogy.

The films starred both Antonio Banderas and Salma Hayek, who was introduced to American audiences for the first time in the trilogy. He has also collaborated with one of Hollywood’s major directors, Quentin Tarantino, on a vampire thriller trilogy. He is remaking the same trilogy for a TV adaptation on a cable network. He also happens to be the owner of the TV station El Rey.

Achievements and Awards

Bedheads, his first film, shot on 16mm film, won him 16 awards. Another of his films, Sin City, was such a smash hit that it was compared to big names like Spiderman and X-Men. He has received and been nominated for numerous awards at the Cannes Film Festival, including the Imagen Award and the Saturn Award.

Robert Rodriguez’s Wife, Marriage & Relationship

Rodrguez and his wife Elizabeth Avellán, with whom he had five children (Rocket, Racer, Rebel, Rogue, and Rhiannon), divorced in April 2006 after 16 years of marriage.

Robert Rodriguez’s Salary and Net Worth

Robert Rodriguez’s current net worth is around $60 million as of June 2022, thanks to the success of his films and cable network.

Quick Facts

Celebrated NameRobert Rodriguez
Full NameRobert Anthony Rodriguez
Age54 years old
Birth Date20 June 1968
Birth PlaceSan Antonio, Texas, United States
Height1.87 m
Weight85 kg
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusDivorced
WifeElizabeth Avellán (m. 1990–2008)
ChildrenYes (Rebel Rodriguez, Racer Rodríguez, Rogue Rodriguez, Rocket Valentin Rodriguez, Rhiannon Elizabeth Rodriguez)
ProfessionAmerican filmmaker, score composer, cinematographer, film editor, and visual effects supervisor
Net Worth$60 million