Raymond Cruz Married, Wife, Girlfriend or Gay, Interview, Net Worth

By Kishor Shahi | Updated On: 12 Feb, 2019
Raymond Cruz Married, Wife, Girlfriend or Gay, Interview, Net Worth

Quick Information

Date of Birth July 09, 1961
Age 59 Years 9 Month(s)
Nationality American
Profession Actor
Marital Status Married
Wife/Spouse Simi Cruz
Divorced No
Gay/Lesbian No
Net Worth $2 million
Ethnicity Mixed
Height 5' 6" (1.68 m)
Education East Los Angeles College

Eminent actor Raymond Cruz is the best artist known for his character as Detective Julio Sanchez in the series The Closer and as the drug lord Tuco Salamanca in Breaking Bad. He was nominated for Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance in drama series by an Ensemble. He has played in more than 25 movies and 18 drama series so far. He is currently working with the series Major Crimes, reprising the character, Sanchez.

Net Worth And Career Progression

Cruz has been in the film industry over three decades and has the estimated net worth of $2 million according to wiki sites. He has been able to save his incomes and assets through a lot of movies and series. He has played in various worldwide famous films and sitcoms. He has also been able to manage his normal lifestyle of wealthy celebrities. Regarding his day to day lifestyle and active involvement, industry infers that he has successfully maintained his career and has not lousy net worth. 

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Cruz has worked very hard to get what he has now. He entered into his acting career when he was in his mid-twenties. Although he is better known for his roles in The Closer and Breaking Bad, he has played a wide range of roles in different movies and series. He has played Ding Chavez in Clear and Present Danger, Hector in "Out For Justice," U.S. Marine Sergeant Rojas in The Rock.

Similarly, he has appeared as Jesus in From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money. Tom Berenger's second-in-command Joey Six in The Substitute, USM Private Vincent DiStephano in Alien: Resurrection, and Ramirez in Under Siege, Chino in Havoc. He is focused on his work and trying to build more of his future and career. 

Raymond Cruz as an actor in Dusk till Dawn 2 (Photo:

Raymond's career credits his role in TNT’s Major Crimes and also the recurring role in several other series like Better Call Saul and Breaking Bad. Besides that, he appeared on The Children, a New Line horror film directed by Michael Chaves in 2017, joining the casting team with Linda Cardellini, Sean Patrick Thomas, and Patricia Velasquez. In the movie based on social work investigation in the disappearance of two children, Raymond has portrayed the role of the Catholic priest. 

Apart from that, he appeared on Epix’s Get Shorty with a recurring role alongside Chris O’Dowd and Ray Romano, which premiered its second season in 2018. The series is based on the 1990 novel, Get Shorty by Elmore Leonard. Raymond is characterized as Swayze who performs as the leader of the Latino prison gang. 

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Secret No More, Cruz is Married

There is no doubt that Cruz has been so much transparent about his professional life, he has been able to keep his personal life very secret. There is no verified information about his married life, wife or any affairs. Thus, it can be assured that he is married to his significant girlfriend. But later in an interview, he has revealed his wife's name, Simi who asked her not to do the repulsive character as Castro in Cleveland Abduction. But after she went through the script of the movie, she diverted her mind and responded with the positive answer;

If you don’t play the devil, the people aren’t going to care about the victim; you really have to do it!’ 

He also opened that he does what his wife says which shows that the relationship between the couple is a blissful bond. 

Nevertheless, it's acceptable that Cruz is trying to keep his love life and married life as secret as he wants. But the evidence about when he got married and how long has he been together with his wife is still suspicious. The gossips about him being gay and dating guys are false because now that it’s clear that he is a married man. 

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Short Bio And Wiki

Raymond Cruz was born in 1961, in Los Angeles, California, the United States and celebrates his birthday on 9 July. He belongs to the white ethnicity with Mexican ancestry and holds an American nationality. Similarly, Raymond has a height of 5 feet and 7 inches tall (1.70 meters). 

During the childhood in East Los Angeles, Raymond grew up with the involvement in gang activity but he reportedly escaped the violent surrounding engaging oneself in literature.