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As of 2020, Michael Anthony Peña, a popular actor and musician, has a reported net worth of $12 million.

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Michael Реñа started his career by working in a bank. He first starred in a movie in 1996 and in the following year, he was part of the film “Star Maps.” During the 90s, Реñа starred in several movies including La Cucaracha, Bellyfruit, and Boogie Boys.

In 2000, Реñа was cast for the famous film “Gone in Sixty Seconds” and in 2004, he played the role of Daniel in “Crash.” In 2006, Реñа played the role of Will Jimeno in the “World Trade Center.” The actor’s film credits since 2000 include “Observe and Report”, “Lions for Lambs”, “Million Dollar Baby”, “The United States of Leland”, “and The Calcium Kid”. “Babel”, “Little Athens”, and “Fifty Pills.”

In the year 2010, Реñа was part of the film, “Everything Must Go.” On the year after that, he played Joe Rincon in the film, “Battle: Los Angeles.” He then played the character of Officer Zavala in the film “End of Watch” and in 2013, he was part of the “American Hustle.”

In the biopic film, “Cesar Chavez”, Реñа played the lead character. His other films are “The Vatican Tapes”, “Ant-Man”, “Fury”, “The Martian”, “Frontera”, “The Lincoln Lawyer”, “Gangster Squad”, “30 Minutes or Less”, “A Wrinkle in Time”, and “Collateral Beauty.”

Michael Реñа also appeared in various TV shows. He was first seen in one of the episodes of Pacific Blue, which was shown in 1996. The actor also has a guest appearance in the “Homicide: Life on the Street”, “Roswell”, “American Family”, “Men, Women & Dogs”, “ER”, “American Dad”, “NYPD Blue”, and many more. He also starred in some TV shows like “Gracepoint”, “Chozen”, and “Felicity.”

Early Life

The son of Еlеutеrіо and Nicolasa Реñа, Michael Anthony Реñа was born on January 13, 1976, in the state of Illinois. Most of his childhood was spent in North Lawndale.

Реñа finished his studies at the Hubbard High School. While in school, he was active in skateboarding. He maintained a close friendship with William Lee Scott.

In 2006, Реñа married Brie Shaffer and in 2008, they had a son named Roman. Реñа is a follower of Scientologist.

During his acting career, Реñа worked with many award-winning directors including Robert Redford, Oliver Stone, Clint Eastwood, and Alejandro Inarritu.

Awards

Michael Реñа received the Black Reel Award in 2007 for his role in the film “Walkout”. He is also a 2-time winner of ALMA Awards and received the Gold Derby Award three times during his acting career.

Реñа also bagged the Imagen Awards twice and received the 2014 Screen Actors Guild Award. He won the Seattle Film Critics Award in 2014 and was nominated for the MTV Movie Awards in 2013. He also received a nomination from the 2005 Gotham Independent Film Awards.

Conclusion

Currently, the actor is busy with his upcoming ventures in acting and has been promoting some of his upcoming films.

These include Fantasy Island where he played Mr. Roarke and Tom & Jerry, where he was cast as Terrance. Both movies will be released in 2020.

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