Benjamin Bratt

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NameBenjamin Bratt
BirthdayDecember 16, 1963
Net worth$12 Million

Benjamin Bratt is an American actor who was born on December 16, 1963. He is widely known for his role Paco Aguilar in Blood In, Blood Out. He has appeared in numerous amount of films such as Demolition Man (1993), Clear and Present Danger (1994), and The River Wild (1994). From 1995 to 1999, he starred as New York City Police Department (NYPD) Detective Reynaldo Curtis on the NBC drama series Law & Order. He has also given his voice in various animated movies. Due to his hard work and determination to his craft he has received four American Latino Media Arts Awards, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and a Primetime Emmy Award nomination.

Benjamin Bratt

Net worth

Benjamin Bratt’s net worth is estimated to be $12 million. His undeniable hard work and dedication to his craft has paid off as he has been able to add fortune amount of money to his net worth.

Real estate

Benjamin Bratt sold his house in Greenwich Village for $12.5 million in 2010 which featured 2 bath loft and 3 bedrooms. He sold the San Francisco property in 2007 for $1.9 million. In 2009 he bought a ranch for $2.375 million in Los Angeles town of Topanga. After a decade in Topanga he kept his Midcentury home of 10 years up for sale at $4.8 million which featured 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and was build in 3,500 sq ft area.

Benjamin Bratt

Salary and Brand Endorsements

Benjamin Bratt has been able to earn huge amount of money thanks to his acting skills and hard work. He earned $200,000 as his first installment for the movie Law & Order and following 2nd installment he earned exact same $200,000 from the movie.

Besides his profession’s income he has also earned huge amount of money from various brand endorsements and deals. He has attracted many brand to endorse their product through him.

Early Life, Education and Parents Details

Benjamin Bratt was born on December 16, 1963 to mother Eldy who was a nurse and political activist and father Peter Bratt Sr. who was a sheet metal worker. He was the 3rd child among the 5 children of his parents. At the age of 6 his mother took him and his other siblings to participate in the 1969 Native American occupation of Alcatraz which was led by young people from San Francisco. It raised national awareness of issues facing Native Americans, and attracted participants from across the country.

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Benjamin Bratt attended Lowell High School which was located in San Francisco where he was also a member of the Lowell Forensic Society. In 1986 he earned a B.F.A at the University of California, Santa Barbara where he joined Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity. Later he went to American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco to study M.F.A program where he left before receiving his degree to star in the 1987 television film Juarez.



1988Lovers, Partners & SpiesEsteban
1990Bright AngelClaude
1991One Good CopDetective Felix
Chains of GoldCarlos
1993Blood In Blood OutPaco Aguilar
Demolition ManOfficer Alfredo Garcia
1994Clear and Present DangerCaptain Ramírez
The River WildRanger Johnny
1996Follow Me HomeAbelAlso producer
2000The Next Best ThingBen Cooper
The Last ProducerDamon Black
Red PlanetLieutenant Ted Santen
Miss CongenialityFBI Agent Eric Matthews
TrafficJuan Obregón
2001PiñeroMiguel Piñero
2002AbandonDetective Wade Handler
2004The WoodsmanCarlos
CatwomanDetective Tom Lone
2005ThumbsuckerMatt Schramm
The Great RaidLieutenant Colonel Henry Mucci
2007Love in the Time of CholeraDr. Juvenal Urbino
2008TruckerLeonard ‘Len’ Bonner
2009Cloudy with a Chance of MeatballsManny (voice)
The People SpeakHimself
La MissionChe RiveraAlso producer
2013SnitchJuan Carlos ‘El Topo’ Pintera
The Lesser BlessedJed
Despicable Me 2Eduardo Pérez / El Macho (voice)
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2Manny (voice)
2016Ride Along 2Antonio Pope
Special CorrespondentsJohn Baker
The InfiltratorRoberto Alcaino
Doctor StrangeJonathan Pangborn
2017Shot CallerSheriff Sanchez
CocoErnesto de la Cruz (voice)
DoloresConsulting producer
2019A Score to SettleQ / San Quentin
2020Best Summer EverDaphne’s Dad
2022Wings of DustShort film; executive producer
Dead for a DollarTiberio Vargas
2024Mother of the BrideWill


1987JuarezSergeant Rosendo JuarezTelevision film
1988Police Story: Gladiator SchoolOfficer Dave RamirezTelevision film
1988–1989KnightwatchTony Maldonado9 episodes
1989Nasty BoysEduardo CruzTelevision film
1989–1990Nasty Boys13 episodes
1990Capital NewsCarlos TorresEpisode: “Pilot”
1993ShadowhunterNakai TwobearTelevision film
1994TexasBenito GarzaTelevision film
1995–2009Law & OrderDetective Reynaldo Curtis95 episodes
1996Late Night with Conan O’BrienEpisode: “Jim Breuer/Matt Frewer/Spacehog”
Woman UndoneJim MercerTelevision film
1996–1999Homicide: Life on the StreetDetective Reynaldo Curtis3 episodes
1998Exiled: A Law & Order MovieTelevision film
2001After the StormArnoTelevision film
2003FrasierKevin, The Caller (voice)Episode: “The Doctor Is Out”
2005–2006E-RingLieutenant Colonel Jim Tisnewski23 episodes
2008The Andromeda StrainDr. Jeremy Stone2 episodes
2008–2009The CleanerWilliam Banks26 episodes; also producer
2009American ExperienceNarrator3 episodes
2010–2020Modern FamilyJavier Delgado6 episodes
2011–2013Private PracticeDr. Jake Reilly36 episodes
201424: Live Another DaySteve NavarroTelevision miniseries
2016–2018StarJahil Rivera33 episodes
2021Corazón de América – Celebrating Hispanic CultureDirector
2022DMZParco DelgadoTelevision miniseries
2023Poker FaceCliff LeGrand5 episodes
Skull IslandCap (voice)7 episodes
2024LootHimselfEpisode: “Mr. Congeniality”


1998Outstanding Actor in a Drama SeriesWon
1999Outstanding Actor in Made-for-Television Movie or Mini-Series
Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series
2001Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Favorite Supporting Actor – Comedy
2002Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
Rita Moreno Award for Excellence
2009Actor in Television – DramaWon
2010Best Actor – Film
Best Actor
2023Best Supporting Actor – Comedy (Television)Won

Controversies and Relationships

Benjamin Bratt as a public image he has not been immune to controversy. He was involved in a notable incident which was related to his departure from “Law and Order” which raised a rumor of tension with producers to the public. However, the reason to his departure was because he wanted to spent time with his family and get back to them. He expressed this decision as one of the hardest choice he’d ever made.

Benjamin Bratt

Talking about his relationship he has been linked with many high profile names in his past years. He has been linked with celebrities like Julia Roberts, Sandra Bullock, Monika McClure, Jennifer Esposito. He is currently married to actress Talisa Soto with whom he shares 2 children. They began dating in 2001 and them married her on April 13, 2002 in San Francisco.

More info

Height1.88 m
Weight90 kg
BirthplaceSan Francisco, California


Did Julia Roberts and Benjamin Bratt date?

Yes, Benjamin Bratt dated actress Julia Roberts from 1998 to 2001.

What is Benjamin Bratt most famous for?

Benjamin Bratt is mostly famous for his role as Rey Curtis on the TV series Law & Order.

Is Benjamin Bratt still married?

Benjamin Bratt is married to actress Talisa Soto.

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