About Danny Trejo
As for the day, Danny Trejo net worth amounts to $12 million and this might come as a shock to many people, because we don’t see this actor in many starring roles. But the thing is, Trejo does an incredible number of small roles per year. For example, in 2010 alone he has featured on over 20 productions! And even though his roles in these projects were not the main ones, they were unforgettable. His prominence in B movie scene has even led disparate media sources to call Danny “film legend” and “cult actor”. For the sake of truth, I also must note that Trejo has not always been this popular. In the beginning of his career the actor has typically appeared in some 4 movies per year. He has later ascended to stardom appearing in movies By Robert Rodriguez, such as Desperado and Spy Kids. These films are responsible for a good part of the current Danny Trejo net worth. But instead of throwing seemingly unrelated facts at you, let’s take a closer look at the sources of Danny Trejo net worth and his personal life (believe me, the story of his life is worth a movie).
Even though it is difficult to say when did the actor has walked out of prison for the last time, we know for sure that he has been there more than once. Some sources suggest that he has done his sentence in juvenile offenders camp and prisons of California during the period 1959-1969, while the other claim that his last stint behind the bars ended in 1972. Anyway, this was nothing like being arrested for 3 days for vandalism… Not only the future millionaire has been involved in crime, he also had some serious problems with substance abuse. It looks like Trejo has managed to get rid of his addiction sometime in the early 70s, because in an interview in 2011 he claimed to have been sober for 40 years.
Danny Trejo net worth started to grow in the mid-1980s, as he appeared in the movies Runaway Train, Penitentiary III, The Hidden and Death Wish 4: The Crackdown. He later ascended to stardom with a movie Desperado. It was only after starting to film for this movie, that Trejo find out he is a second cousin of the director Robert Rodrigues. The two have later collaborated on variety of films. Over the years that followed this breakthrough the actor has featured on variety of major releases, such as Con Air, Mexico Anacond, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Six Days Seven Nights and Predators, Each of these and other movies made a greater or lesser contribution to the current Danny Trejo net worth.