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Quick Facts of

  • Born NameYul Vazquez
  • Birth PlaceCuba
  • Height5 feet 11 inches
  • Zodiac SignPisces
  • NationalityAmerican
  • EthnicityHispanic
  • ProfessionActor and Guitarist
  • WifeLinda Larkin
  • Net Worth$1 million
  • Age54 years old

We mainly know Yul Vazquez as an actor; most remarkably, he acted as Captain Frank Castellano in Captain Phillips (2013). Before acting, he started his career as a lead guitarist for melodic rock bands, Urgent and Diving for Pearls.

Vazquez, so far, appeared in 111 films and television series. Despite his impressive career, it seems he is leading a simple life.

Yul Vazquez Holds a Net Worth of $1 million

We assume that Yul Vazquez holds a net worth of $1 million. As a matter of fact, the lead guitarist appeared in 111 films and television series. Hence, he made most of his money through his acting career.

The Captain Philips actor takes home an annual salary of $50,000. Apart from this, he earns $15,000-$25,000 per episode.

Yul’s movie Runaway Bride (1999) was able to earn the worldwide box office collection of $309.4 million within the overall budget of $70 million. Furthermore, the 2003 movie Bad Boys II in which he acted as Detective Mateo Reyes grossed $273.3 million worldwide in the all-inclusive budget of $130 million.

The most successful film of the Cuban-American actor until the date is Wars of the Worlds in 2005, which generated the worldwide box office collection of $591.7 millions in the budget of $132 million. Subsequently, American Gangster in which he cast as Det. Alfonso Abruzzo grossed $266.5 million worldwide in the overall budget of $55 million. Last but not the least, his superhit movie Captain Phillips collected a global collection of $218.8 million in the initial budget of $55 million.

On the other hand, the 54 years old actor also made the fortune as a musician. As we mentioned, he was a lead guitarist for East Coast Album Oriented Rock bands Urgent and Diving For Pearls. Therefore, he must have earned decent money through it.

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Yul Vazquez in Video Games

Surprisingly, Vazquez also voice acted in the 2000s. In 2006, he voice acted as Armando Mendez for Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories. Apart from this, he voice acted as the People of Liberty City in Grand Theft Auto: The Ballad of Gay Tony in the year 2009.

Musical Recordings

YearSongsBandRecording Group
1985Cast the First StoneUrgentEMI-Manhattan
1986Iron Eagle OSTVariousCapitol
1987Thinking Out LoudUrgentEMI-Manhattan
1989Diving for PearlsDiving For PearlsEpic/Sony
2006TexasDiving for Pearls

Yul Vazquez’s Wife Linda Larkin

The 5 feet 11 inches tall actor walked down the aisle with wife Linda Larkin on May 18, 2002. Believe it or not, Linda Larkin is the one who voice acted as Princess Jasmine in Aladdin.

The pair attended the premiere of The Outsider in Los Angeles on January 10, 2020. Even after 18 years of their wedding, the couple is yet to welcome kids.

Early Life of Yul Vazquez

Yul Vazquez was born to a Hispanic family on March 18, 1965, in Cuba. He was active in the music industry since 1885. On the other hand, he debuted in the film career in 1992 in The Mambo Kings as Flaco.

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