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Danny Trejo is an American actor and producer who has appeared in numerous Hollywood films, often as a villain or anti-hero. He is best known for his roles in films such as Desperado, Heat, Con Air, Machete, and Spy Kids. He has also appeared in television shows such as Breaking Bad and Sons of Anarchy. Trejo was born in Echo Park, Los Angeles, California, to Mexican-American parents. He began his career as a boxer and later worked as a drug counselor. He was discovered by actor/director Robert Rodriguez while working as a drug counselor and was cast in his 1995 film Desperado. Trejo has since appeared in over 200 films and television shows. He has also produced several films, including Machete and Machete Kills. Trejo is 77 years old and has a net worth of $8 million. He is married to Debbie Shreve and has four children.

Popular As Dan Trejo
Occupation actor,producer,soundtrack
Age 79 years old
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Born 16 May, 1944
Birthday 16 May
Birthplace Echo Park, Los Angeles, California, USA
Nationality United States

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Danny Trejo Height, Weight & Measurements

At 79 years old, Danny Trejo height is 5' 5¾" (1.67 m) .

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Who Is Danny Trejo's Wife?

His wife is Debbie Trejo (12 December 1997 - 2017) ( divorced) ( 2 children)

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Wife Debbie Trejo (12 December 1997 - 2017) ( divorced) ( 2 children)
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Danny Trejo Net Worth

His net worth has been growing significantly in 2022-2023. So, how much is Danny Trejo worth at the age of 79 years old? Danny Trejo’s income source is mostly from being a successful Actor. He is from United States. We have estimated Danny Trejo's net worth , money, salary, income, and assets.

Runaway Train (1985)$320 /day

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He has started three restaurants bearing his name. The first one was Trejo's Tacos in 2016, followed by Trejo's Cantina and Trejo's Coffee & Donuts in 2017.


Inducted into the Texas Film Hall of Fame on March 8, 2012, in Austin, Texas.


Attended The Scandinavian Sci-Fi, Game & Film Convention in Helsingborg, Sweden [October 2009]


His characters in the films of Robert Rodriguez are usually named after knives: Desperado (1995) (Navajas), the From Dusk Till Dawn trilogy (Razor Charlie), the Spy Kids movies (Machete), the Grindhouse (2007) trailer (Machete), Predators (2010) (Cuchillo), Machete (2010) (Machete again). Only in Once Upon a Time In Mexico (2003) (Cucuy) is this not the case.


He is one of the most prolific of American actors, having usually done at least 4 films a year since the 1990s. In 2002 alone, he did 9 films.


Danny Trejo was born Dan Trejo in Echo Park, Los Angeles, to Alice (Rivera) and Dan Trejo, a construction worker. A child drug addict and criminal, Trejo was in and out of jail for 11 years. While serving time in San Quentin, he won the lightweight and welterweight boxing titles. Imprisoned for armed robbery and drug offenses, he successfully completed a 12-step rehabilitation program that changed his life. While speaking at a Cocaine Anonymous meeting in 1985, Trejo met a young man who later called him for support.


Has two sons: Danny Boy (b. 1981) from an earlier marriage, Gilbert Trejo (b. 1988) and one daughter Danielle Trejo (b. 1990).


Was released from Soledad CTF (Correctional Training Facility) in August 1969.


Trejo spent much of the 1960s in California prisons--Tracy (1963-1965), San Quentin (1965-1968), Soledad (1968-1969).


He named his five favorite films as The Searchers (1956), Death Wish (1974), Animal Factory (2000), Dirty Harry (1971) and Once Upon a Time in the West (1968).