Benicio del Toro Age, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Net Worth and Bio




  • Benicio del Toro is an extremely talented actor from Puerto Rica who is immensely popular in the Hollywood movie industry.

    Benicio del Toro initially aspired to enter the business industry but decided to drop out of business school to pursue a career in acting after taking an elective drama class in his first year at college. Benicio del Toro trained under popular acting coaches to hone his acting skills before landing small roles on American television in the 1980s. Benicio del Toro made his big screen debut by becoming the youngest actor to be cast as a henchman in a James Bond movie in 1989.

    Today, Benicio del Toro is a multiple award-winning actor who has portrayed some of the most popular movie characters till date and continues to do so.

    About Benicio del Toro

    Bio

    Real NameBenicio Monseratte Rafael del Toro Sanchez
    NicknameBenicio del Toro, Skinny Benny and Beno
    Date of Birth19th February 1967
    Age52 years
    Nationality
    Puerto Rican
    Religion
    Roman Catholic
    Place of Birth
    San Germain (Puerto Rico)
    Education
    Trained from Circle in the Square Theater School (New York City)

    Physical Stats

    Height
    6 ft 2"
    (188 cm) approximately
    Weight
    176 lbs
    (80 kg)
    approximately
    Hair Color
    Black
    Eye ColorLight Brown

    Family & Relationships

    FatherGustavo Adolfo del Toro Bermudez
    (Lawyer)
    MotherFausta Genoveva Sanchez Rivera
    (Lawyer)
    BrotherGustavo del Toro Sanchez (Older)
    (Executive Vice President/Chief Medical Officer at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center (Brooklyn, New York)
    Marital StatusUnmarried
    GirlfriendKimberley Stewart
    (Fashion Designer/Model/TV Personality/Socialite)

    Career

    Profession
    Actor/Film Producer
    Net WorthINR 319,00,00,000
    (USD 45 Million)
    Famous for
    MOVIES -

    Big Top Pee-wee (1988), License to Kill (1989), The Indian Runner (1991), Christopher Columbus: The Discovery (1992), Fearless (1993), Swimming with Sharks (1994), The Usual Suspects (1995), The Fan, Joyride (1996), Excess Baggage (1997), Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998), Traffic, Snatch, Bread and Roses (2000), The Pledge (2001), 21 Grams (2003), Sin City (2005), Things We Lost in the Fire (2007), Che (also Producer-2008), The Wolfman (also Producer-2010), Savages (2012), Jimmy Picard, Thor: The Dark World (2013), Guardians of the Galaxy, Inherent Vice, Escobar: Paradise Lost (2014), A Perfect Day, Sicario (2015), Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017), Avengers: Infinity War, Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018)

    TELEVISION -

    Shell Game - "The Upstairs Gardener" (1987), Miami Vice - "Everybody's in Showbiz" (1987), Private Eye - "Blue Movie" (1987), Drug Wars: The Camarena Story (1990), Tales from the Crypt - "The Bribe" (1994), Fallen Angels - "Good Housekeeping" (1995), Escape at Dannemora (2018)
    First MovieBig Top Pee-wee (1988)
    HobbiesLoves oil painting, watching soccer and acting
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    Benicio del Toro is easily recognized for his deep, husky voice which he combines with odd mannerisms and a mumbling dialogue delivery to portray immensely complex characters on the big screen. Benicio del Toro rose to fame with his eccentric character in ‘The Usual Suspects’ (1995) which prompted him to be cast in a slew of different on-screen characters that have since become legendary among movie fans. Benicio del Toro usually portrays dark, mysterious yet morally strong characters in harsh environments. Benicio del Toro has broken records with his performance and won several prestigious acting awards along with numerous award nominations in his 30-years long career as an actor.

    Benicio del Toro’s age is around 52 years, as Benicio del Toro was born on 19th February, 1967 in San Germain, Puerto Rico. Benicio del Toro’s height is around 6 ft 2 inches (188 cm). Benicio del Toro’s weight is around 80 kg (176 lbs). Benicio del Toro’s hobbies include watching his favorite soccer team play and Benicio del Toro also loves oil painting. Benicio del Toro’s passion has always been acting.

    Benicio del Toro’s father is Gustavo Adolfo del Toro Bermudez, a lawyer. Benicio del Toro’s mother was Fausta Genoveva Sanchez Rivera, also a lawyer by profession. Benicio del Toro is the youngest of two children to his parents. Although Benicio del Toro does not have any sisters Benicio del Toro’s older brother is Gustavo del Toro Sanchez, a physician by profession who is also the Executive Vice President as well as the Chief Medical Officer at the Wyckoff Heights Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. Benicio del Toro’s relationship status is unmarried. Benicio del Toro’s girlfriend is Kimberley Stewart, daughter of British rock legend Rod Stewart, who is a fashion designer, a model, a popular TV personality as well as a socialite. Benicio del Toro and his girlfriend Kimberley Stewart have a lovely daughter, Delilah Stewart del Toro.

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    Thanks to his excellent skills as an actor Benicio del Toro has become a successful Hollywood actor and film producer. Benicio del Toro’s net worth is estimated around INR 319 crores (USD 45 Million).

    Talking about his recognition and popularity Benicio del Toro has won multiple prestigious awards and earned numerous other award nominations till date.

    The list of Benicio del Toro’s awards include winning the:

    • Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male for his role in ‘The Usual Suspects’ (1995)
    • National Board of Review’s Best Cast award for ‘The Usual Suspects’ (1995)
    • Awards Circuit Community Award for Best Cast Ensemble for ‘The Usual Suspects’ (1995)
    • Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in ‘Traffic’ (2000)
    • BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for ‘Traffic’ (2000)
    • Berlin Film Festival’s Silver Bear for Best Actor award for ‘Traffic’ (2000)
    • Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture for his role in ‘Traffic’ (2000)
    • 2 Screen Actors Guild Awards – Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture for ‘Traffic’ (2000) and Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role for his performance in ‘Traffic’ (2000)
    • Awards Circuit Community Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in ‘Traffic’ (2000)
    • Chicago Film Critics Association’s Best Supporting Actor award for ‘Traffic’ (2000)
    • Florida Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in ‘Traffic’ (2000)
    • Kansas City Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actor for ‘Traffic’ (2000)
    • Las Vegas Film Critics Society’s Best Supporting Actor Award for his role in ‘Traffic’ (2000)
    • National Society of Film Critics’ Best Supporting Actor Award for his role in ‘Traffic’ (2000)
    • New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in ‘Traffic’ (2000)
    • Online Film Critics Society’s Best Supporting Actor Award for his role in ‘Traffic’ (2000)
    • San Diego Film Critics Society’s Best Supporting Actor Award for his role in ‘Traffic’ (2000)
    • Southeastern Film Critics Association’s Best Supporting Actor Award for his role in ‘Traffic’ (2000)
    • Toronto Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor for his role in ‘Traffic’ (2000)
    • Vancouver Film Critics Circle’s Best Actor Award for his role in ‘Traffic’ (2000)
    • Independent Spirit Awards’ Special Distinction Award for his incredible performance in ’21 Grams’ (2003)
    • International Cinephile Society’s Best Supporting Actor Award for his role in ’21 Grams’ (2003)
    • Iowa Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in ’21 Grams’ (2003)
    • Venice Film Festival’s Volpi for Best Actor for his role in ’21 Grams’ (2003)
    • Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in ’21 Grams’ (2003)
    • Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actor for his impressive performance in ‘Che’ (2008)
    • Goya Award for Best Actor for his on-screen portrayal in ‘Che’ (2008)
    • Central Ohio Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor for his critically-acclaimed role in ‘Sicario’ (2015)
    • Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor for his incredible performance in ‘Sicario’ (2015)
    • Hollywood Film Award for Best Supporting Actor of the Year for his role in ‘Sicario’ (2015)
    • Seattle Film Critics Society’s Best Supporting Actor Award for his performance in ‘Sicario’ (2015)
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    Benicio del Toro has not only won over 50 awards but Benicio del Toro has also had over 48 award nominations in his career till date.

    Interesting Facts About Benicio del Toro

    • Benicio del Toro’s trademark dark circles have been a part of his facial features since he was a teenager and was often bullied for it.
    • Benicio del Toro was enrolled at the famous Stella Adler Conservatory on a scholarship to train for acting.
    • Benicio del Toro was encouraged by his family to follow their tradition and become a lawyer, same as Benicio del Toro’s father, mother and older brother who are all lawyers.
    • Benicio del Toro lost his mother to Hepatitis B when he was only around 15 years old.
    • Benicio del Toro became the youngest actor to play a James Bond henchman, when he appeared in ‘License To Kill’ (1989), when he was only 21 years old.

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