Danny Trejo Net Worth: Danny Trejo is a former convict and currently a famous American actor who has a Net worth of $16 Million. He was born on May 16, 1944. He was born in the Echo Park are of Los Angeles, California. Due to his rough and tough looks, Trejo is famous for his extra masculine, villainous and outlaw roles in some Holly wood hits. His role as “Machete” made him a name to be reckoned with in the Film Industry.
Throughout the decade of 1960’s, Trejo was in and out of the prison. He recalled that his last prison term was five years. While serving in San Quentin Prison, he became a champion boxer in that prison’s lightweight and welterweight divisions. During that time, Trejo became a member of a twelve-step program. This program he credits with helping him overcome his drug addiction. In 2011, he recalled that he had been sober for 42 years.
Some of the roles he is best known for include Heat, Con Air, Machete, Desperado and Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy. His career began when he was providing Drug Counseling to an actor who as a Cocaine addict in the movie “RunAway Train” in 1985. He was offered an extra role in the movie’s prison scenes. Edward Bunker, himself a former convict and well-respected crime author who was writing the screenplay for the film, recognized Trejo, with whom he had done time at San Quentin. Edward, remembering Trejo’s boxing skills, offered him $320 per day to train Eric Roberts, one of the movie’s stars, for a boxing scene. With regards to his growth as a professional actor, Trejo admired his good luck which helped him reach this stage of fame and financial stability in these words: “I’m so blessed. I’m still scared that somebody’s going to wake me up and say, ‘Hey, we’re still in prison. Let’s go to chow”.
Trejo got divorced from his Wife in 2009. He has two sons from her. Trejo also owns several business ventures in the food and restaurant business. As of January 2016, these included a taco restaurant on La Brea Avenue in Los Angeles, his own brands of beer, coffee, and various merchandise, with ice cream sandwiches.
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