Danny Trejo Biography


Danny Trejo is an actor who often portrayed as a villain and antiheroes character.

Relationship Facts of Danny Trejo

  • Danny Trejo is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Danny Trejo?

Danny Trejo is possibly single.

He was previously married to American actress Debbie Trejo. Debbie is famous for her movie ‘High Hopes’ The wedding ceremony took place on 12 December 1997.

The marriage didn’t work out and he ultimately filed for a divorce in 2009. The reason behind the divorce is not known yet.

Danny has five children, Danielle Trejo, Gilbert Trejo, Esmeralda Trejo, Danny Boy Trejo and Jose Trejo.

Who is Danny Trejo?

Danny Trejo is an American actor. He is often portrayed as a villain and antihero in the movies.

He played the role of Trejo in the movie ‘Heat’ and Machete in the ‘Spy Kids series of movies.

Danny Trejo: Birth, Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Education

He was born in Echo Park, Los Angeles on May 16, 1944, as Dan Trejo. He holds of Mexican descent. His parents are Alice Rivera (mother) and Dan Trejo (father) who was a construction worker.

There are no records regarding the educational background.

Danny Trejo: Professional Life, Career

Danny Trejo was initially a youth drug counselor. A teenage patient asked for his assistance in dealing with cocaine problems on the set of ‘Runaway Train’. The patient offered him a job as an extra in the film’s prison scenes. This was the starting step for him toward a successful and fruitful acting career.

Danny has more than 300 credits as an actor. He has also been part of movies, television series, documentaries, and various videos.  Some of which include ‘Con Air’, ‘Desperado’, ‘Delta Farce’, ‘Sons of Anarchy, ‘The X-Files’, ‘Breaking Bad’, and more.

His recent acting projects are Big Kill (2018), Frat Pack (2018), MFKZ (2017), 3Below: Tales of Arcadia (2019), Seis Manos (2019), paragon (2020), and more.

Danny Trejo: Net Worth and Salary

This actor’s net worth is estimated at around $16 million. His 2019 movie 3 From Hell has earned around $2.2 million at the box office.

Danny’s daily salary from Runaway Train is $320,000. He also has a house in San Fernando Valley.

He also owns several restaurants like Trejo’s Tacos (2016), Trejo’s Cantina (2017), and Trejo’s Coffee & Donuts (2017).

As per the sources, the average salary received by an actor is between $19k-$210k per year.

Rumors and Controversy

Danny was a child drug addict and a criminal. He was in and out of jail for 11 years.

His film Machete was part of a minor controversy due to the national debate about illegal immigration with a few well-placed decapitations.

Another project that he was part of ‘Ridiculous Six’ received widespread controversy. He was also involved in a celebrity death hoax in 2016.

Body Measurement: Height, Weight

Danny Trejo has a height of 5 feet and 6 inches and their weight is 76 kg. His hair color is black, his eye color is hazel brown, and his shoe size is 11 US.

He has a scarred face. Often appearing as an antagonist in most of his films, Danny has a tattoo on his chest of a woman wearing a sombrero as his trademark.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Danny is active on social media such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

He has more than 8.3 million followers on Facebook, over 437k followers on Twitter, and around 1.8 million followers on Instagram.

He also has an official website.


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Is Danny Trejo A Millionaire?

  • He has assets worth $8 million.