Erik Valdez Wiki, Girlfriend, Engaged, Married, Gay, Net Worth, Ethnicity

By Suvekchha Chapagain | Published On: 27 Jul, 2017
Erik Valdez Wiki, Girlfriend, Engaged, Married, Gay, Net Worth, Ethnicity

While some celebrities try to keep their personal life under wraps, some fearlessly provide a glimpse of their relationships on the social sites. Among such actors is Erik Valdez who doesn’t hesitate to introduce his love life to the audience and keeps his whereabouts accessible in the Instagram. Erik Valdez is an American actor who is familiar for his roles in ‘General Hospital’ and ‘Graceland.'

Career and Progression:

Erik Valdez moved from his hometown to Los Angeles in the summer of 2004 to pursue a career in television and movies. He did a lot of stage performances throughout the years and grabbed his first role in the film, ‘Ride the Wake’ in 2009. 

Similarly, Valdez has embraced his acting skills in other movies such as, ‘Jarhead: The Siege’ and ‘Paint It Black’ in 2016. The actor has also become a part of multiple television series which includes as Lee Charon in ‘Mistresses,' Carlito Solano as ‘Graceland’ and Trey Mitchell in ‘General Hospital.'

Moreover, Erik always had a fascination towards car and motorcycle. He owned nearly 47 vehicles and started participating in various forms of motorsports since the age of fifteen. He also serves as a helping hand to the community through organizations such as Best Buddies, St. Jude and The Young Storytellers Foundation.

The 37 years old actor, Erik has garnered lots of praise and recognition along with economic fortune from his endeavors in movies and television series. Looking at his achievements and activities, we suspect Erik enjoys a splendid net worth in thousands.

Engaged to his Beautiful Girlfriend, Candice Lopez!!

Similar to his career, the love life of Erik is growing exciting and beautiful with each passing day. The actor got engaged to girlfriend, Candice Lopez, an American actress in July 2015. Erik, who was dating Candice from a long time, took Instagram to reveal the good news of engagement on July 2, 2015.

"Yes" has always been one of my favorite words...sounded extra special this time around! ??????????

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Although the couple hasn’t formally tied the knot, they are immensely supportive and affectionate towards each other. The actor is often seen posting pictures of the love of his life in Instagram with lovely captions. Despite their silence, the lovebirds’ serious relationship indeed hints that they shall get married soon and enjoy an adorable husband wife relationship.

Apart from that, the portrayal of gay character and romance with Manny Montana in the hit series ‘Graceland’ has raised questions about his sexuality. However, his relationship with Candice makes it obvious that Erik enjoys a straight orientation.

His Short Bio:

According to some wiki sources, Russell Erik Valdez was born on 26 August 1979 in Lubbock, Texas, USA. Among his parents, his father, Mike Valdez is of Mexican, Spanish and Native American descent and mother, Karen is of Irish, English and Native American. He has a sibling named Gabriel. Erik belongs to white ethnicity and enjoys an incredible height of 5 feet 10 inches.