About Esai Morales
As for the day, Esai Morales net worth amounts to $2 million. Even though through his career this actor has portrayed variety of memorable characters, it was not his professional achievements that placed Morales in the centre of media attention a several years ago. In 2007 there was a huge scandal, as his former girlfriend Elizabeth Mazzocchi pressed charges, claiming that he has used physical violence against her, which included „kicking, punching and chasing“. The woman has also claimed that Esai has intentionally inflicted her with herpes and borrowed $25 thousand from her, without later returning the money. As most of his fans, we doubt that there was much truth in Elizabeth‘s words. Furthermore, we think it is time the media stopped talking about Esai‘s personal life an paid some attention to his professional achievements. To make a start for the change, in this article we are going to briefly discuss his achievements as an actor and point out the main sources of Esai Morales net worth.
The millionaire started pursuing career at an early age, by entering the School of Performing Arts in Manhattan. Esai Morales net worth started to grow in the early 1980s, as he made his movie debut with Forty Deuce. Soon enough the actor has also landed his first role on television series. We will talk about it a little later, but for starters let‘s concentrate on his career on the big screen. As a movie actor, Morales gained prominence in 1987. That year he appeared in one of the leading roles in biographical film La Bamba. The movie experienced both critical and commercial success: it was nominated for a Golden Globe Award: Best Motion Picture, Drama and grossed more than $54 million on a budget of $6.5 million. Following this breakthrough the actor has featured in tens of movies, but most of them were built on a low budget and did not receive much attention. Some of his movies that are actually worth mentioning include Bloodhounds of Broadway, Naked Tango, In the Army Now, The Disappearance of Garcia Lorca (for which he was nominated for ALMA Award for Outstanding Actor in a Feature Film), The Adventures of Tom Thumb & Thumbelina (voice role), Fast Food Nation, Kill Kill Faster Faster, La Linea and Gun Hill Road.
Morale‘s career on television has been far more successful. For free years since 2001 the actor has been starring in television series NYPD Blue. For the portrayal of Lt. Tony Rodriguez the actor received an ALMA Award for Outstanding Actor in a Television Series. He also had significant roles on Resurrection Blvd. and 24: Day 6 Debrief. As for the day, of the main sources of Esai Morales net worth is his reoccurring role on television series Criminal Minds.