Danny Trejo is a well-known actor in Hollywood of age 73. He is famous for his villainous and hyper masculine roles in movies. But we cannot judge a book by its cover, right? So let’s go into the pages of his life and know more about him, his family, wife children and his prison story. Let’s jump in.
Danny Trejo is now spending time on movie sets, but he was in and out of juvie and prison before that. As a young boy, he had been to prison many times for being a drug addict and criminal. But time flies and life changes. So, happened in Danny’s life.
Caption: Danny Trejo talking about his past life and how he is a changed man now, posted on July 31, 2015.
He has been sober for 46 years now after a 12-step rehabilitation program that changed his life.
Caption: Danny Trejo as a young skinny boy who turned out to be an all beefed up guy he is now.
The hyper masculine figure in Hollywood Danny Trejo got married to an American actress Debbie Shreve in 1997. They have two children. They’ve spent a long married life together as a husband and wife, and during their decade long married life the couple seems to be very happy and in love with each other.
But in 2009 their divorce news gave a shock to their fans and followers. The rumor of their divorce was proved to be true.
They ended their relationship in 2009 after spending 12 years and 5 months together. Both the actors are spending a single life at present after their divorce.
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Danny Trejo has appeared in numerous movies. He usually plays a role of an anti-hero. May be it’s because of the physic he carries. That muscular body with tattoos would be perfect for the role.
He was offered a role while he visited the set of Runway Train. Well, he was not there for an audition. He was there to meet his client who happened to be from the movie industry. May be, looking at the well maintained muscular body he was offered the role.
His first appearance was in the film Runway Train (1985). Later he appeared in movies like The Hidden (1987), Baywatch (1992), Spy Kids (Series 2001, 2002, 2003, 2011), Bullets of Justice (2017) and much more.
His works were remarkable in all the movies he has appeared. In 2007 he won Feature Film Award (Best actor) at the New York International Independence Film and Video Festival. He was also nominated many times for his outstanding works. In 2011 he was nominated for ALMA Awards (Favourite Movie Actor) also in 2013, he got nominated for Best Supporting Role and Best Villian in Action on Film International Film Festival, USA.
His works are outstanding.
Danny Trejo was born on May 16, 1994. He is 73 years old now and still active in the industry. He started his career in Hollywood in 1985 as an anti hero character. Till date, he plays a role of a criminal, prisoner, boxer or something similar and no other can carry those so well as Danny Trejo does.
Danny stands 5’6″ Ft tall in height with a well maintained, muscular body and yes, those interesting tattoos. In most of his movies, we can see his tattoos. He has seven tattoos altogether. His signature tattoo is the one he has on his chest.
He inked it when he was in prison. He has inked a woman wearing a Sombrero. The tattoo covers maximum part of his torso from his chest. He also has tattooed his ex-wife Debbie’s name and also has inked his daughter’s name ‘Danielle.’
He also has tattooed a peacock, humming bird, rose and a Catholic cross. He is a perfect example of “rags to the richest.”
Before appearing in the movies, he worked as a labor foreman in construction. His childhood was difficult as well. Look at him now. He is a recognized figure in Hollywood and also owns a restaurant named “Trejo’s Tacos” in Los Angeles, USA. With all his hard work in the industry, Danny has a net worth of $16 million