Rodrigo Santoro

Though Rodrigo Santoro is native to Brazil, he acquired fans worldwide and internationally popular. He acted in Brazilian films and TV serials before starting his journey at Hollywood. Now, he is one of the busiest Hollywood actors and the role of Xerxes played by him can’t be erased from the minds of people those who had watched the movie 300. This movie also placed him in the elite star club and helped a lot to his career.

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Personal life

Rodrigo Junqueira dos Reis Santoro, most popular as Rodrigo Santoro was born in 1975. His mother Maria José is an artist. His father, Francesco Santoro worked as an engineer. While studying journalism at PUC, Rio; he got attracted to acting and tired his luck.

He generally stays away from gossips as maintains low profile off screen. He married his longtime girlfriend Mel Fronckowiak in 2013. She is also an actress and acted in several Brazilian films. Their relation is on really good terms till now as they believe each other. As they are busy in their careers, they didn’t plan for children yet.


From the start of his career, he is acting in Telenovelas and TV serials. He played the main characters in Brazilian Telenovelas O Amor Está no Ar, Suave Veneno, Estrela-Guia, Mulheres Apaixonadas and all of them were received well by audience. His acting as Paulo in the Lost TV serial is heart touching. He also acted in As Brasileiras, Os Normais and entertaining the TV audience from time to time.

The role of Xerxes in the super hit Hollywood movie 300 is the turning point of his film career. He had acted in movies The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone, Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle, Love Actually etc. before playing the villain role in 300. After the release of 300, he became really busy with Hollywood movies and the list of hit movie he acted includes but not limited to The Last Stand, 300: Rise of an Empire, Dominion etc. In his film career, he worked with Arnold Schwarzenegger, Will Smith and several other noted actors.


He looks handsome and he is taller than average American guy. His height is six feet three inches and weighs close to 175 pounds. His dark brown colored distinctive yes are really sharp. He is maintaining the same body figure from the start of his career. He doesn’t like to be in limelight and always maintains low profile once his job is over. He regularly faces media as a part of his movie promotions but never reveals about his personal life.

Despite of having immense fan base in the social networking platforms, he is not very active on social media. He is somewhat active on Facebook when compared to other social networking platforms. With his amazing acting skills, he acquired fans from all over the world and this indirectly helped him in increasing his earnings. His net worth is more than ten million dollars and he owns properties in Brazil and in the USA as well. Thanks to his acting career, his total wealth is increasing year and year.

Quick Facts
Birth Date: 22 Aug, 1975
Age: 44 yrs
Occupations: Actor
Film actor
Television actor
Citizenship: Brazil
Birth Place: PetrĂ³polis
residence: Rio de Janeiro
Los Angeles
Education: Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro
Gender: Male
Description: Brazilian actor
Net Worth 2021: 10 million
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Last Modified: Jun 27 2020
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