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Relationship Facts of Luis Guzmán

Luis Guzmán is married to Angelita Galarza-Guzman.
He is father of Five.
Luis Guzmán is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Luis Guzmán?

Luis Guzmán is married to a Angelita Galarza. They exchanged vows in the year 1985 and are still together.

During their union, they are blessed with a child. Unfortunately, their son never made it to the world as he died due to suffocation at birth.

But Luis and his wife’s love for children did not end. So they adopted five kids. Their names are Cemi Briggs-Guzman, Yemaya Briggs-Guzman, Jace O’Flynn Guzman, plus twins Yoruba Briggs-Guzman and Margarita Briggs-Guzman.

As per some reports, this lovely couple is also the parents of another daughter, Clare Briggs-Guzman. But information related o her birth or adoption is not yet verified.

Who is Luis Guzmán?

Luis Guzmán is an actor and producer of Puerto Rican nationality who was seen in many screen projects. Luis Guzmán is popular for his role in Carlito’s Way (1993), Boogie Nights (1997), The Limey (1999), Magnolia (1999), Traffic (2000), etc.

He is also mainly known for his role as Rene Calderon in the How to Make It in America TV show from 2010 to 2011. For his amazing acting, he won the NAMIC Visions Awards in 2011.

He not only acts but also produced many projects. Some of them are Miles Away, Story Ave, Aztec Warrior, Puerto Ricans in Paris, and many more.

Luis Guzmán- Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Education

His full birthdate is 28 Aug 1958 and the place he was born in Cayey, Puerto Rico. The name of his step-father is Benjamin Cardona (TV Repairman) and his mother is Rosa Cardona (Hospital Worker).

Further, Luis’s ancestry is Puerto Rican, and as for his academics, he went to The American University.

Luis Guzmán- Profession, Career

Luis Guzmán as an actor has stepped into the entertainment industry in 1977 with a movie titled Short Eyes. In 1983, he did another movie named Variety as Jose.

His notable roles in big-screen projects are,

  • Literally, Right Before Aaron as Federico in 2017
  • Bread and Games as Martin in 2022
  • Hold On as Pastor Rivera in 2019
  • Belleville Cop as Ricardo Garcia in 2018
  • The Wedding Guest as Federico in 2017
  • Ana Maria in Novela Land as Licenciado Schmidt in 2015

He has many movies in the queue for the future. They are Pierre the Pigeon-Hawk (pre-production), Miles Away (filming), Out of Order! (post-production), and Story Ave (post-production).

Besides this, Luis was also seen in many movies. Some of them are,

  • Hightown as Jorge for seven episodes
  • Wednesday as Gomez Addams for two episodes
  • Ultra City Smiths as Rodrigo Smalls for six episodes
  • Shameless as Mikey O’Shea for six episodes
  • Perpetual Grace, LTD as Hector Contreras for ten episodes
  • Code Black as Jesse Sallander for 47 episodes
  • John from Cincinnati as Ramon Gaviota for ten episodes

Awards and nominations

1998Florida Film Critics Circle AwardFlorida Film Critics Circle Award for Best CastWon
2001Screen Actors Guild AwardScreen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding PerformanceWon
2008Imagen AwardsImagen Award for Best ActorWon
2000Independent Spirit AwardIndependent Spirit Award for Best Supporting MaleNominated
2010ALMA AwardsALMA Award for Best Supporting ActorNominated
1998Screen Actors Guild AwardScreen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding PerformanceNominated

Luis Guzmán- Net Worth, Salary

By the sources of 2022, Luis’s net worth is estimated at $13 million. The yearly salary that Juan charges are under the rug.

He has a total of only 166 screen credits as of this writing. He owns a home in Sutton, Vermont which is in a 337-acre area.

Rumors, Controversy

The star cast of Magnolia (1999’s film), Luis is keeping himself away from scandals as well as rumors.

Body Features- Height, Weight

Luis Guzmán has a height of 5 ft 5.5 inches and his body weight is 89 kg.  Adding some more, he has grey hair with dark brown-colored eyes.

Social Media

Luis Guzmán is not available on social sites like Facebook. But he has made accounts on Twitter and Facebook where he has over 91.1k and 153k followers respectively.


  • He is 66 years of age as of 2022.
  • His zodiac sign is Virgo.
  • He is a good friend of Debra Messing.
  • He spent his childhood in East Village, Manhattan.
  • In the 2016 U.S. presidential election, he supported Bernie Sanders.
  • He can speak 70 languages but does not know Spanish.


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