Esai Morales Age, Net Worth, Wife, Family, Height and Biography

Esai Morales Net Worth

$4 Million

Esai Morales aka Esai Manuel Morales Jr. is an American actor, director, producer and musician. As of 2024, Esai Morales’s net worth is $4 million. He has made his appearance in various television shows and films.

He has acclaimed fame for his role as “Lieutenant Tony Rodriguez” in the television series “NYPD Blue” and as “Esteban Gonzalez” in PBS series “American Family”. He has portrayed the role of “Roberto Bob Morales” in the biographical musical drama film “La Bamba” and as Journalist, “Ricardo” in the thriller drama “The Disappearance of Garcia Lorca”.

Esai Morales Wiki/Biography

Born on 1 October 1962, Esai Morales’s age 61 Years Old as of 2024. He was brought up and raised in an upper-middle-class family from Brooklyn, New York, United States. He is known to be an American by nationality and follows the Christian religion.

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Esai Morales Old Pic

He got his early education from a local private school in his town and enrolled himself in the High School of Performing Arts, New York City from where he graduated in high school.

He had a keen interest in acting and was greatly inspired by the American actor “Al Pacino” from his teenage, so he started working as a stage artist after graduating high school.

Name Esai Morales
Full Name Esai Manuel Morales Jr.
Net Worth $4 Million
Date of Birth 1 October 1962
Age 61 Years Old
Birth Place Brooklyn, New York, United States
Currently Live In Brooklyn
Profession Actor, Director, Producer and Musician
Debut Film: Forty Deuce (1982)
TV Series: ABC Afterschool Special (1984)
Years Active 1982 – Present
Famous Role Roberto ‘Bob’ Morales in Film La Bamba (1987)
Nationality American
Religion Christian
Ethnicity Puerto Rican
Hometown Brooklyn, New York
Zodiac Sign Libra
School/High School Local Private School, Brooklyn, New York
High School of Performing Arts, New York City

Family, Wife & Relationships

Esai Morales’s parents are Esai and Iris Margarita Morales. Esai Morales father’s name is Esai Morales Sr. who is a welder by profession.

Esai Morales’s mother’s name is Iris Margarita Morales who is a social activist by profession.

He has no siblings. Esai Morales is single child of his parents.

Esai Morales’ marital status is married. His wife’s name is Elvimar Silva who is an actress by profession. After a long time dating the couple tied a knot with each other on 20 May 2010.

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Esai Morales with his Wife

Since then, both of them are living their married life happily. They have blessed a beautiful daughter named Mariana Oliveira Morales.

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Esai Morales with his Daughter
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Esai Morales with his Family
Father Name Esai Morales Sr.
Mother Name Iris Margarita Morales
Brother Name
Sister Name
Girlfriend Elvimar Silva
Marital Status Married
Wife Name Elvimar Silva
Children Mariana Oliveira Morales (Daughter)

Physical Appearance

Esai Morales is a young good-looking smart and handsome man with a charming and dashing personality. He owns a strong and attractive physique with impressive body measurements and a rhomboid muscular body type.

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He is about 5 feet 10 inches in height and his body weight is around 78 kg. He has short and stylish dark brown color hair and also has blistering dark brown color beautiful and mesmerizing eyes.

Height (Approx) in centimeters: 182 cm
in meters: 1.82 m
in feet inches: 5’ 10”
Weight (Approx) in kilograms: 78 kg
in pounds: 171 lbs
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Brown


Esai Morales embarked on his journey towards his career with his stage performances as “El Hermano” at the Ensemble Theatre Studio and others. After that, he assumed a chance to perform on-screen with his film “Forty Deuce” in 1982.

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Next year he debuted in the feature film “Bad Boys” as the character “Paco Moreno”.

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In 1990 he landed another significant role as an Argentine gangster named, “Zico Borenstein” in “Naked Tango”.

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His other famous filming projects are “Rainy Day Friends”, “La Bamba”, “The Principal”, “Bloodhounds of Broadway”, “Ultraviolet”, “Freejack”, “Rapa Nui”, “My Family”, “American Virgin”, “Gun Hill Road”, “Imprisoned”, “Superfly”, “Spare Parts” and many more.

He has also been shown as “Henry Arista” in the comedy-drama “The Wall of Mexico” and as a drug dealer named, “Lulu” in the film “Paid in Full”. Moreover, he will be seen in his upcoming film “Mission: Impossible 7”.

He has worked in the television series “Jericho” as “Major Edward Beck” and the Netflix crime drama-thriller series “Ozark as “Camino Del Rio”. He has also appeared in the television shows such as “Mars”, “Hit the Floor”, “How To Get Away With Murder”, “Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders”, “Magic City”, “Cleaners”, “Blue Bloods”, “Criminal Minds”, “Captiva”, “CSI: Miami”, “Heartless”, “Resurrection Blvd.”, “NYPD Blue”, “L.A. Doctors”, “The Hunger” and others.

He has also played a lead role as a Deathstroke “Slade Wilson” in the Action fiction show “Titans” in 2018. In addition, he has lent his voice for the video game titled “True Crime: New York City.

Esai Morales Net Worth Summary

As of 2024, Esai Morales’ net worth is $3 million. He earns a hefty amount through his acting skills in several television series and films.

Esai Morales Net Worth Growth

Net Worth in 2024 $3 Million
Net Worth in 2023 $2.4 Million
Net Worth in 2022 $1.7 Million
Net Worth in 2021 $1.1 Million
Net Worth in 2020 $0.8 Million
Net Worth in 2019 $0.2 Million

Contact Details

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Residence Address Brooklyn, New York, United States
Instagram @esai_morales
Facebook Esai Morales
Twitter @Esai_Morales


Esai Morales won the “FilmOut Festival Award” and “Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival Award” for Best Actor and “Alma Award” for Outstanding Actor in a Television Series. In 2005, he was decorated with the “Rita Moreno HOLA Award” for Excellence from the Hispanic Organisation of Latin Actors. He also earned a nomination for “Image Awards”, “Imagen Foundation Awards”, “Prism Awards” many times. He was also honored with the “Lifetime Achievement Award” from the Arpa Foundation.

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