Puerto Rican star Benicio Del Toro is a worldwide popular actor, producer and director. He has been much appreciated for his incredible entertainment industry achievements.

Del Toro is a proud owner of numerous high valued awards, such as Golden Globe, Academy Award and BAFTA. His distinctive looks and charisma made Benicio internationally recognizable and loved face.

We know him for edgy and unconventional movie achievements, such as “Sin City”, “Snatch”, “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas” and many more.

Benicio Del Toro was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, February 19th 1967. He grew up with his brother and father in Pennsylvania, where three of them moved after his mother’s death.

Shortly after entering the University of California, young Benicio decided acting to be his call.

He started his way to international on screen stardom appearing in television series. Due to his exotic Latino origin and looks, he got small parts in series such as “Miami Vice” and “Drug Wars: Camarena Story”.  His movie career started with “Big Top Pee-Wee” and “License to Kill”.

One of the most interesting facts about Benico’s fantastic film career is that he was the youngest actor that played James Bon’s henchmen.

He was only 21 when he starred in Bond movie with Timothy Dalton playing the role of 007 agent. Young Benicio also appeared in Madonna’s “La Isla Bonita” music video.

Having caught the eyes and attention of Hollywood elite, Del Toro has started to build his path to the world of famous. Del Toro portrayed various impressive characters over the years.

Some of his most appreciated and highly praised roles were in “Traffic” and “Snatch” in 2000.

The first movie got Benicio significant awards, including one of the most wanted film industry prizes, Academy Award. The other extremely noticeable part he took in 2003’s “21 grams”.

He is one of the overall three Puerto Ricans who won an Academy Award.

Charismatic Latino is not married, but he has a daughter with his ex girlfriend, model Kimberly Stewart. The two are separated, but they are in friendly relation, making the best for their five years old Delilah.

The famous actor is frequently called “Spanish Brad Pitt” and compared to Hollywood heartbreakers, such as Marlon Brando and James Dean, due to his sleepy and peculiarly attractive visage. Benicio Del Toro can boast well-chosen roles and collaborations that made him a successful, notable and wealthy Hollywood star.

Quick Summary

Full Name: Benicio Monserrate Rafael Del Toro Sánchez

Date of Birth: February 19th 1967

Birth Place: San Juan, Puerto Rico

Age: 52

Profession: Actor, producer, director

Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)

Weight: 80kg

Net Worth: $45 million