Raul Esparza is known as an American television and stage actor. He is most famous for his role in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
Raul Eduardo Esparza was born on October 24, 1970, in Wilmington, Delaware. He is of Cuban descent. and was raised in Miami, Florida. Esparaza attended Belen Jesuit Preparatory School. He graduated in 1988 and won a Silver Knight Award. Esparza attended New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts where he received a bachelor's degree in English and a bachelor of fine arts in drama in 1992.
Raul Esparza got married to his high school girlfriend Michele Marie Perez in 1994 after the couple had been dating for years. The couple was married for over 15 years but got divorced in 2008. The couple never had any children during their long married life. The divorce could be attributed to the fact that Raul came out as in having same-gender relationships.
Raul Esparza was rumored to be dating the basketball player, Nick Mayo.
Raul Esparza's entertainment career was divided into two major areas, stage performances and acting in movies or television.
His first acting role was as Che in the national tour of Evita, opposite Natalie Toro in 1993. Esparza drew attention and received wide acclaim with his first performance in a 2000 Broadway revival of The Rocky Horror Show which won him the prestigious Theatre World Award. He was nominated for the Tony Award as the best-featured actor in the musical as well as a nomination for the Drama Desk Award for his role in the musical called Taboo, which was produced by Boy George.
|Birth Date:||24 Oct, 1970|
|Citizenship:||United States of America|
|Education:||New York University Tisch School of the Arts|
|Description:||American stage and TV actor|
|Net Worth 2020:||9 million|
|Net Worth 2021:||9 million|