Rico Rodriguez

Inside Biography

Rico Rodriguez is one of the talented and young American actors famously known for his role, Manny Delgado in the ABC's TV series, Modern Family. His role in the series helped him to earn several nominations and awards. He also appeared in several others movies and TV series which helped him gain further recognition. Besides, he also wrote a book named, Reel Life Lessons... So Far which was published in 2012.

Early Life Of Rico Rodriguez        

Rico Rodriguez was born on 31st July 1998 in Bryan, Texas under the birth sign Leo. Rodriguez is the son of Diane Rodriguez and Roy Rodriguez. His father owns a tire shop called, Rodriguez Tire. On 12th March 2017, he lost his father.


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His parents raised him with his siblings, two brothers Ray Rodriguez Ray Jr. Rodriguez and a sister Raini RodriguezHis sister, Raini is a famous American actress well known for her role in the Disney series Austin & Ally

Rico Rodriguez's Career

Initially, Rico Rodriguez had no plans to become an actor until 2006. Later, he got inspired by his sister and build his career in acting.


Rodriguez made his silver screen debut in 2007 as Chanchito in a comedy film, Epic Movie written by Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer. Two years later, he portrayed the role of Sammy's eight-year-old sister, Carla Benson. The movie starred Billy Unger, Dylan Cash, and Pauly Shore.

His latest movie includes 3D Mexican-American animated family film, El Americano: The Movie where he voiced Cuco. He worked in the movie with Kate del Castillo, Cheech Marin, and Lisa Kudrow.

TV Series      

Rodriguez made his acting debut as Ice cream kid prankster in the late-night talk show, Jimmy Kimmel Live! hosted by Jimmy Kimmel. He was a s sociated on the show from 2006 to 2007. He then appeared in several TV series like Cory in the HouseERiCarly, and NCIS among others.

Modern Family    

Particularly, Rodriguez is famous for his role of Manny Delgado (a son from Gloria's previous marriage) in ABC's mockumentary family sitcom, Modern Family. The series starred Ed O'Neil, Sofia Vergara, and Ariel Winter. He is working in the series since 2009.

His performance was highly appreciated and has also been nominated for several prestigious awards. Some of his awards include:

  • 2009 = Screen Actors Guild Awards.
  • 2010 = Screen Actors Guild Awards, Young Artist Awards, and Teen Choice Awards.
  • 2011 = Screen Actors Guild Awards and ALMA Awards.
  • 2012 = Screen Actors Guild Awards twice and ALMA Awards.
  • 2015 = Image Awards.

Some of his other nominated awards include Screen Actors Guild AwardsTeen Choice Awards, and Young Artist Awards. As of 2018, he worked in the TV series like The Lion Guard and Double Dare

Besides, Rodriguez is also an author who published his book, Reel Life Lessons... So Far in 2012 which costs $4.99 in Kindle and $9.85 in Paperback.

Rico Rodriguez's Net Worth

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Rico Rodriguez has an estimated net worth of $9 million whereas his net worth is estimated to be $7 million as per The Richest.  

Rodriguez worked in several movies which made an impressive collection at the box office. Here is the list of his hit movies.

Movies Budget Box Office Collection IMDB Rating Cast Members
Epic Movie (2007) $20 million $86.9 million 2.3 Carmen Electra, Jayma Mays, and Jennifer Coolidge.
The Muppets (2011) $45 million $165.2 million 7.1 Jason Segel, Amy Adams, and Chris Cooper.

Moreover, Rodriguez earns a salary of $75k per episode from the TV series. As per some sources, he will be earning $115k per episode if the TV series, Modern Family continues to season eight. 

Rico Rodriguez's Personal Life

The talented actor, Rico Rodriguez is not married yet. He is private when it comes to his personal life and relationship.     

The talented and young American actor, Rodriguez has a hand full of work. He is hardworking and ambitious which might be the reason for giving first priority to his works rather than involving in any serious relationships. 


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Besides, he has a goddaughter, Bella Katalina, daughter of his sister. 

Rico Rodriguez's Body Measurement 

  • Height = Rico Rodriguez stands at the height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.75m).
  • Weight = Rodriguez weighs 77kg.
  • Age = As of 2018, his age is 20.  

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