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John Leguizamo

Published : Jul 18 2016 | Modified : Jul 18 2016

John Leguizamo is dynamic and handsome and he is well known because he is a voice over artist, producer, stand up comedian and actor of American nationality. He was born to mother Luz Leguizamo and father Alberto Leguizamo in 1964. Even if he was born in the city of Bogota Columbia, his parents went to live in America. He is of Italian and Puerto Rican ethnicity. His father was working like a filmmaker but he failed to continue working since he had no budget. His family was living in Jackson Height and he went to Joseph Pulitzer Middle School. He transferred and he went to study to Murray Bergatraum High school and it is the place where he started to do the comedy scenes. To be able to sharpen the acting ability, he went to attend Long Island University of C.W Post Campus.

When it comes to his biography, he started by doing the stand-up comedy in the nightclubs in New York. In the year 1984, he was given a chance of acting in the small role of Miami Vice. When he was still young, he was in the Die Hard 2, Hangin’, Homeboyz, Night Owl and Mixed Blood. He played as John Castillo in the year 1992 in a movie called Whispers in The Dark. He acted Luigi in the movie called Super Mario Bros and it was based on a Video Game called Mario. Even if this movie became a failure when it comes to the box office, it had established John to be a prominent star for Hollywood. He had become a brilliant actor when he acted like a major character called Carlito Brigante. He had shown the acting capacity in a movie called Romeo and Juliet where he was Tybalt Capulet. He played the Captain Rat role in Executive Decision. In order to endorse the movie Moulin Rouge, he went ahead and participated in a celebrity version of Who wants to Be a Millionaire together with Chevy Chase, Alfred Woodard, Kevin Sorbo and Kelly Ripa.

John Leguizamo is a married man and his first wife was called Yelba Osorio. In the year 1994, they got a divorce. He got married again to Justine Maurer and they are now living together and they are happy. He has two children with the second wife. He is handsome and he has 5 feet with 8 inches. He has a large number of fans especially female fans. He had not been in any controversy and he has maintained a clean image. He has been able to win many honors and awards such as Drama Desk Award for the Outstanding One Person Show and for Outer Critics Circle Award. He is an active person in the theater plays, standup comedy, TV movies and comedy tour. His net worth is 25 million dollars.

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