Esai Morales is an American actor, Television producer, Musician, Voice Actor, Film Director. He is known for his role as Bob Morales in the 1987 biopic La Bamba. He is also known for Lt. Tony Rodriguez on the American TV drama series NYPD Blue (1993-2005). He is also famous as a Joseph Adama in the science fiction television series Caprica (2009-2010).

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Esai Morales came into the world on October 01, 1962, holding Esai Manuel Morales Jr.’s birth name. He was born in Brooklyn, New York. He is the son of Iris Margarita Morales and Esai Morales Sr. His mother is a union activist, and his father is a welder.

Esai Morales completed his primary level in High school of Performing Arts in Manhattan. Later on, he was interested in acting.

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Full NameEsai Manuel Morales Jr.
Date of BirthOctober 01, 1962
Birth PlaceBrooklyn, New York
FatherEsai Morales Sr.
MotherIris Margarita Morales
ProfessionActor, Tv producer, Musician, Voice Actor, Film Director
Age59 years
Height5 feet 10 inches
EthnicityPuerto Rican
Eye ColorBrown
Net Worth$2 million


He debuted his acting career in a theatre in New York when he was only 19 years old. He had also worked in TV shows when working in a theatre. He debuted on a big screen in 1982 from the movie Forty Deuce in which he played the role of Mitchell. Later on, he played a movie Bad Boys, in 1983 as a Paco Moreno.

After that, he was featured in the movies On Wings of Eagles and Rainy Day Friends in 1986. Following, he was cast in the biopic La Bamba as Bob Morales in 1987. The viewers highly recognized him in his movie The Disappearance of Garcia Lorca, which was published in 1997, and Southern Cross in 1999. After that, he got the role in The Army Now in 1994 and became a famous actor in America. He has played the role of Police officer in the movie Dogwatch in 1996.

He was launched on Television from an episode of ABC Afterschool Special as Miguel Rados. Later on, he was seen in different movies and television series.

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Awards and Nomination

Esai Morales was also able to win the Alma Award for the nomination for the Outstanding Actor in a television series.

He was also nominated for the Prism Award and Imagen Foundation Award for Best Actor in a supporting role in 2002. He was also appointed for the movie Spare Parts as a supporting role for Imagen Foundation Award-Best supporting actor in 2015.

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Relationship/ Dating/ Kids

Esai Morales’s life is as fruitful as his expert vocation. In contrast to different VIPs, he does not have a considerable rundown of connections. He has been a cheerfully hitched man since 2010.

He tied a knot with his long-lasting sweetheart, Elvimar Silva. They were seeing someone for an extensive period. However, no additional data concerning their dating history could be found.

They tied a knot on May 20, 2010. He says that his relationship with his significant other depends on shared understanding. His better half is his primary inspiration of source.


The couple was blessed with a daughter named Mariana Oliveira Morales. She was only the child of them. She was born on September 24, 2010. Currently, she is 11 years old.

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Net Worth

Esai Morales is an American actor, musician, television director, film director, and voice actor. He gathered almost $2 million as his net worth.

Social Media

Esai Morales is very active in social media. He used to share pictures of his family. He has almost 243k followers in his Facebook account. He has more than 84k followers on his Instagram Official account and 19.3 k followers on his Twitter account.


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