Rico Rodriguez is a young American actor and a writer of a book called Reel Life Lessons...So Far, who hailed to the stardom with the prominent role of Manny in the Emmy Award-winning sitcom Modern Family. He is also recognized for his appearance in series ER, Nip/Tuck, iCarly, My Name is Earl, The Muppets, and many more.
Not to forget, the ice cream prankster kid from the sitcom Jimmy Kimmel Live is non-other than the chubby and cutest Rico Rodriguez.
Rico’s Wiki, Parents & Sister
Born on 31 July 1998 to Diane and Roy Rodriguez, Rico is a native of Bryan, Texas. His father, Roy, had a tire shop called Rodriguez Tire, and his mother was a homemaker. Apart from his parents, he has two sibling brothers; Ray and Roy Jr and a sister Raini.
Family: Rico Rodriguez with his sister Raini (in the middle) and mother Diane on 22 July 2019 at the baseball tournament. (Source: Rico's Instagram)
His elder sister Raini is popular for her role in Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 and Austin & Ally. She started acting in 2006 when Rico was only the age of eight. Before his sister’s presence in the media, Roco had no thought of being an actor but was desired to be a NASCAR. Therefore, he believes his sister as his primary inspiration and motivator.
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Sharing the same interest, Rico and his sister, along with their mother, moved to Los Angeles in 2004 to continue their acting journey. Meanwhile, his father and brothers stayed back in Texas. They were homeschooled in LA and also admitted to acting classes while they pursued acting careers as a child artist. Eventually, their careers started flourishing as they started getting more roles and commercials like Walmart and Dodge.
But suddenly their ill father died on 12 March 2017, at the age of 52 and cannot evident their success for more. However, Rico's father was blessed enough to see his ten grandchildren before passing away. Further, the end season finale of Modern Family was also tributed to Rico’s father Roy Rodriguez in May 2017.
Surfacing his appearance, Rico stands a tall height of 1.75 m ( 5’ 9’) with a chubby weight of about 154 lb / 70 kg.
How Much Is Rico Rodriguez's Net Worth?
Rico is not only blessed with multiple talents but also with prosperity. Well, it’s nothing but his talent and his determination in works that had led him to earn a massive net worth of $12 million. What more, being the most famous portrayal of Manny Delgado in the Modern Family, Rico reportedly earned $125,000 per episode of the series after its success in 2018.
Shockingly, he has more earnings than his elder sister Raini Rodriguez who has a net worth of $2 Million.
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Rico with the team of the sitcom 'Modern Family.' (Photo: more.com)
Additionally, Rico also has a 1949 Chevy Fastback Deluxe car, that ranked second place in the 40’s category at Shorty’s Hydraulics Lowrider Showcase in November 2016. He had showcased his car on 29 November 2016 through Instagram. Besides, his lavish car and bulk earnings, he could also have other luxurious materials in his prosperous life. However, he has never hinted anything about them beside his car to the public.
Who Is Rico Dating?
Like his role as a Momma’s boy in the sitcom Modern Family, Rico’s real-life also seems to limit to his mother and family. Otherwise, what could be the reason for the star of The Muppets, Rico, to be single till 2019?
Concerning the topic, Rico had tried to clarify this curiosity through his tweet claiming that sports are his greatest love. Further, he also has a pet dog with whom he frequently posts on his Instagram and represents her as any men best girlfriend.
But could it be possible for the 21 years actor to be single and girlfriend less? Perhaps, he could also be merely keeping his private life even more secretive. Since he has not publicized his girlfriend to the public, the speculations about him being gay would be wholly wrong and endurable.