Esai Morales

Esai Manuel Morales is known for appearing in shows like La Bamba, American Family, a PBS drama, Resurrection Blvd, a showtime series, and some of his notable works. He has started his acting career in 1982 and been cast in many series and films such as Lr. Tony Rodriguez, Joseph Adama, Caprica, Ozark, and many more. He has also been a part of DC Comics and played the roles of villains in some of the movies.

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Biography and Early Life

Esai Manuel Morales Jr. ,the son of Esai morales Sr. And Iris Margarita . He was born on 1st October 1962 in Brooklyn, New York, U.S. He is of Puerto Rican Descent, but his nationality is American. His father is a welder, and his mother is a union activist, and they were of Puerto Rican descent. His mother was a part of a union called the International Ladies Garment Workers Union. He has no siblings that we know of.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Esai Morales in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Esai Morales’s age is 58 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 1 October 1962. Though, he is 5′ 10″ in feet and inches and 177 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 171 lbs in Pound and 78 kg in Kilograms.


We have very little knowledge about his education. He has a passion for acting since a very young age and hence wanted to follow his dreams of making his name in the film industry and hence went to the School of Performing Arts in Manhattan.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

He married Elvimar Silva and has a daughter named Mariana Oliveria, who came into their name on 24th September 2010. He is a vegetarian by choice and has always been one for a very long time.

Is Esai Morales Gay?

No, Esai is not gay, and his sexual orientation is straight. He married Elvimar Silva and also has a daughter with her. He leads a pleasant life with his family.

Professional Career

He started his career in 1982, and he got his first big gig one year after he started his career in the film industry. He got a rule in the movie Bad Boys in 1983. Two years later, he starred in Fame, a TV series. He was also seen in the miniseries names, On Wings of Eagles, which was based on the story about Ross Perot, and he played the role of Ross Perot.

He played many memorable roles in many films such as Neeekos Valdez in Rainy Day Friends, Bob in La Bamba, Raymi in The Principal, Jack in Bloodhounds of Broadway, Zico Borenstein in Naked Tango, Jack in Amazon, Nicholas Walker in Ultraviolet, Ripper in free jack, Julius in The Waiter, Kenny in Living and Working in Space, Char; es in Don’t Do It, sergeant stern in In The Army Now, Collin Livers Ain’t Cheap, Ricardo Death in Granada, Collin in The Real Thing, Murrow in Dog Watch, Astor in Scorpion Spring, Mike in Doomsday Man, Vegas Mouse in The Adventures of Tom Thumb and Thumbelina, Jose in American Fusio, Tony in Fast Food Nation, Kill Kill Faster Faster in Markie, Pelon in La Linea, Natas in King of the Avenue, Enrique in Gun Hill Road, Mr. Santillan in Spare Parts, Adalberto Gonzalez in Superfly,and recently as Papi in The Latin from Manhattan. Some of his notable work in television are Miami Vice, The Twilight Zone, The Burning Season, Tales from the Crypt, The Outer Limits, The Hunger, Adventures from the Book of Virtues, L.A. Doctors, Family Law, NYPD Blue, American Family, Dora the Explorer, Vanished, Burn Notice, Jericho, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Makor Crimes, Magic City, How To Get Away With murder, NCIS: Los Angeles, Mars, Titans and many more.


He has a few awards in his name. He received an award for his excellence, called the Rita Moreno HOLA Award, and this honor was given to him by the Hispanic Organization of Latin Actor. He has a tremendous impact in society as an actor and a role model and hence was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Arpa Foundation.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Esai Morales in 2021

As of 2021, He has a net worth of $3 million. He earned this net worth by actingin many films and series. He has been a part of many famous films and series. He has also been a part of the DC comics where he played the role of villain.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • His name has a very rare construction which makes it a prize for crossword constructors, and this is why his name was frequently used in crossword puzzles.
  • He takes inspiration from his mother and is an activist.

Esai Morales, an American actor of Puerto Rican descent, has been in the film industry since 1982. He has been starred in many movies and series. He also identifies himself as an activist. He has also won awards for being a role model and an excellent actor.


Facts of Esai Manuel Morales Jr.

  • Gender Male
  • full nameEsai Manuel Morales Jr.
  • birthplaceBrooklyn New York, U.S.
  • Date of Birth October 01, 1962
  • Age 61 years 5 months
  • Horoscope Libra
  • Lucky Number 2
  • Lucky Stone Peridot
  • Lucky Color Blue
  • Best Match for Marriage Gemini
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionChristian
  • net worth$3 million
  • professionActor, Producer, Director, Musician
  • weightIn Kilograms – 78Kg, In Pounds – 171 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 177 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 10″
  • hair colorBlack
  • eye colorDark Brown
  • high schoolN/A

Written by Joel S. Elkins

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