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Eugenio Derbez Net Worth

Updated January 2, 2020
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How much is Eugenio Derbez worth? $30 million

How did Eugenio Derbez earn his money and wealth?

Eugenio Derbez is an actor, producer, comedian, scriptwriter, entrepreneur, film director, and writer. He is popularly recognized as Jose from Paris Hilton film “Pledge This!” Derbez was born on September 2, 1961, in Milpa Alta, Mexico. He is the son of actress Silvia Derbez and publicist Eugenio González Salas. At the age of 12 only, he made his television debut acting as an extra in a telenovela. He continued acting during his school years and took his first formal acting class at the age of 19.

Derbez started his acting career in the theater. In the early 1980s, he maintained continuity in the Mexican television show, ‘CachúnCachún Ra Ra!’. He also starred in En Familia con Chabelo, a children’s television show. In 1988, he secured his first recurring television position, where he played several roles in a comedy show called ‘Anabel’. During the 1990s, he kept making the movie and in 1992 he started hosting the variety show ‘Al Derecho y al Derbez’.

His directing debut came with a soap opera that was called ‘No Tengo Madre’ in 1997 and was followed by a comedy show, ‘Derbez en Cuando’ in 1999 and ‘Carita de Angel’ and ‘Cómplices al Rescate’ in 2000. In 2003, he stepped into production and produced a television series called ‘XHDRBZ’. The next project he produced was ‘Hospital el Paisa’ (“Countrymen Hospital”), and ‘Vecinos’ (“Neighbors”). Thereafter in 2009, he produced ‘Ellas son… la alegría del hogar’. He played the leading role in ‘La familia P. Luche’. The Mexican actor achieved international popularity, bagging international award recognition featuring in commercial American films.

Derbez also appeared in several hits and critically acclaimed films consisting of ‘Sangre de mi Sangre’, that won the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance in 2007 and his first non-comedy film, ‘the indie smash hit, La Misma Luna’. In 2011 Derbez starred in Adam Sandler’s Jack and Jill as Felipe. Other popular movies he starred in are ‘Girl In Progress’, ‘the CBS sitcom Rob!’, and Sony’s Miracles From Heaven. He also voiced the role of ‘Rico’ in the Weinstein Company-released animated feature, Underdogs.

In 2013, Derbez featured in and directed ‘Instructions Not Included’, the Spanish film, that gained utmost popularity in the US and worldwide, earning over $100M broke many box office records. The Spanish comedy-drama that stood a $44 million hit in the U.S and became the third highest-grossing film ($46 million) of the year. “Despicable Me” and “Iron Man” sequels also did well. In 2016, Eugenio wrapped up in production on the Lionsgate/Pantelion feature How to Be a Latin Lover. Eugenio got married to actress, model, and former Sentidos Opuestos singer, Alessandra Rosaldo. His annual salary is estimated to be around $1.6 million and his total net worth is approximately $30 million.

What are the highest grossing movies of Eugenio Derbez?

1-Beverly Hills Chihuahua (2008): $94,514,402

2-Jack and Jill (2011): $74,158,157

3-Miracles from Heaven (2016): $61,705,123

4-The Book of Life (2014): $50,151,543

5-Instructions Not Included (2013): $44,467,206

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