Who is J.R. Ramirez? Biography, Wife, Ethnicity, Net Worth

• JR Ramirez is an actor best known for his roles in Manifest, Jessica Jones and Arrow.
• His net worth is estimated at over a million dollars.
• He began his acting career in 2008 with a role in Tyler Perry’s House of Payne.
• He starred in Power from 2014 to 2017 and Jessica Jones from 2018 to 2019.
• He enjoys sports, is a fan of Gary Oldman and Batman and owns a rescue dog.


Who is JR Ramirez?

JR Ramirez was born in Matanzas, Cuba on October 8, 1980, and is an actor, best known for first finding fame through his role in the series “Manifest” playing the character of Detective Jared Vasquez. Other roles he is known for include ‘Jessica Jones’ in which he played Oscar Arocho, and as Wildcat in ‘Arrow’.

The riches of JR Ramirez

Jr Ramirez has an estimated net worth of over $1 million, earned through his acting success.

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He has worked in the entertainment industry since 2008, both in film and television.

Early life and acting debut

While JR was born in Cuba, his family moved to the United States when he was a baby, and they settled in Tampa, Florida, where he would grow up. He got his first acting opportunity in 2008 when he was cast in the TV show “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne” in which he played Diego Hernandez for two years. The sitcom focuses on a large, multi-generational family all living in the same house.

Although primarily a comedy, the series is known for its overarching storyline. and it tackles several darker themes such as addiction. After his role in the series, he made his film debut in “I Will Follow”. He then did a few independent projects before appearing as a guest on both “GCB” and “90210.” In 2013, he received a recurring role on the series “Emily Owens MD” as Dr. AJ Aquino for three episodes; the medical drama only aired for one season and 13 episodes.

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Access to notoriety

The following year, he landed one of his most notable roles, that of Julio in the “Power” series, of which he was a part for three years. “Powerfollows the story of a drug dealer who wishes to leave the life of crime behind and become a legitimate businessman, but must come to terms with his past while balancing his simple new life. The show also focuses on several members of his family and other associations, all tied into a larger story.

It garnered a lot of positive attention and critical acclaim during its run, with many critics commenting on its high-quality writing, pacing, atmosphere, and acting. It is one of the highest rated and most watched shows on the Starz network. While working on “Power,” Ramirez also had a few other projects, including the movie “Drunk Wedding” which he starred in alongside Christian Cooke. He also had a recurring role as Wildcat on the CW series titled “Arrow,” based on the DC Comics character Green Arrow, and is part of a larger television-focused universe called the Arrowverse.

The show received several awards and positive reviews throughout its run, also responsible for creating “The Flash” and “Supergirl”. He made an appearance on the show “Rosewood,” before ending his run on “Power” in 2017.

recent projects

In 2018, JR continued to take on notable acting projects as he was cast in the Netflix series titled “Jessica Jones”.

The show is based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name and is part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), centering on the titular character who is a former superhero turned detective. It received critical acclaim for its noir tone and its approach to darker subjects. The show aired for a total of three seasons before it was canceled by Netflix as the company cut ties with all of its Marvel shows one after the other. He also worked on the movie “Sun Dogs” as the character Staff Sergeant Kendrick.

The show starred Michael Angarano and Melissa Benoist, and premiered at the LA Film Festival before streaming via Netflix. One of his latest projects is a starring role in the ‘Manifest’ series, which focuses on the passengers and crew of a commercial airliner – presumed dead for more than five years, the plane suddenly reappears with everyone intact. The show aired for one season and 16 episodes, with NBC recently renewing the show for a second season, which is set to air in 2020.

Private life

  • Ramirez is widely believed to be single although he prefers to keep his romantic life away from the public eye.
  • He is fluent in English and Spanish.
  • He is very athletic, having played sports since he was young. He previously practiced karate and boxing which is one of his favorite fitness activities.
  • He also does a lot of hiking, basketball, golf and tennis.
  • He owns a rescue dog.
  • One of his favorite actors is Gary Oldman.
  • He is a huge comic book fan and has admitted to being obsessed with Batman.
  • He also enjoys having villainous roles, as they are not often offered to him.

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