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Actor Rick Gonzalez: Wife, Net Worth, Children, Height, Wiki

• Rick Gonzalez is an actor known best for his role as Rene Ramirez, also known as Wild Dog in the crime drama series “Arrow”.
• He is of Puerto Rican and Dominican descent and was raised an only child in the borough of Brooklyn.
• He is married to his high school girlfriend, Sherry Aon, and they have one daughter, Skylar.
• He has over 70 acting credits to his name and has a net worth of over $1 million.
• Notable movie roles include Wilson Junior in the 2007 thriller “Illegal Tender” and Pablo in the biographical crime-drama “Victor” (2015).

Rick Gonzalez Wiki

He is an actor with over 70 credits to his name, however, Rick Gonzalez is perhaps known best for his role as Rene Ramirez, also known as Wild Dog in the crime drama series “Arrow”. His character was a vigilante in Star City, who was later recruited into Team Arrow.

When it comes to Rick Gonzalez’s notable movie role, it’s his portrayal of Wilson Junior in the 2007 thriller “Illegal Tender” which brought him a nomination for the Imagen Foundation Award for Best Actor-Film.

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Early life, family, and education

Born under the zodiac sign of Gemini on 30 June 1979, Rick Gonzalez is aged 43 as of January 2023. Rick was born in New York City, USA, holds American nationality and was raised an only child in the borough of Brooklyn. He comes from a family of Puerto Rican and Dominican descent, but Nothing is known about his parents, except that they divorced when he was a child.

When it comes to his interests, he enjoyed performing from an early age; he participated in school plays, and would often put on improvised ‘shows’ for his family. Rick’s teachers convinced him to enroll at the High School of the Performing Arts, and upon matriculating in 1997, Rick launched his acting career.

Roles in series

Rick made his acting debut in the series “F/X: The Series” in 1997, then it took him three years to be cast for his role as Alfonso Cardenas in an episode of the popular series “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”.

Also in 2000, he guest starred as Ramone in “Touched by an Angel” before he landed himself the recurring role as Juan Figgis in “Boston Republic” (2000-2001).

The early 2000s saw Rick mostly in an episode of various series, such as “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” (2002) and “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” (2006). His first significant role came in 2007, when he was cast to play Ben in the adventure comedy-drama “Reaper”, starring opposite Bret Harrison and Tyler Labine in this saga about Sam, who on his 21st birthday discovers that his soul was sold to the devil by his parents. The series aired until 2009, and had 20 award nominations, winning two.

In the following years, Rick mostly guest-starred in various hit series, such as “Cold Case” (2010), “The Closer” (2011), and “Blue Bloods” (2013). Next, he was cast to play Manny Maquis in the 2014 action drama series “Rush”, also starring Tom Ellis and Larenz Tate.

Rick followed with roles in “Battle Creek” (2015) and “Rosewood” (2016), before he landed his most notable television series role – from 2016 to 2020, Rick was seen as Rene Ramirez/Wild Dog in 76 episodes of the series “Arrow”. It’s the story of a spoiled playboy who goes missing, and people presumed that he is dead. However, after five years, he returns as a hooded vigilante, and his only weapon is a bow. The series, also starring Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy and David Ramsey, had 89 award nominations and won 22.

Most recently, Rick was seen as Nunez in “The Lost Symbol” (2021), and was then cast to play Detective Bobby Reyes in “Law & Order: Organized Crime”. His fans will be happy to hear that he will be seen in the third season announced to start on 19 January 2023.

Roles in movies

Rick made his first movie appearance as Sanchez, in the 1998 TV film “Thicker Than Blood”. Two years later, he made his big-screen debut as Ricky in “Mambo Café”, a comedy-drama written and directed by Reuben Gonzalez.

Later that year, he was a Gang Banger in “Prince of Central Park”, followed by his role in “Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles” in 2001.

In 2002, Rick was seen as Rudy Bonilla in “The Rookie”, starring Dennis Quaid, which won the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) Film and Television Music Award for Top Box Office Film.

In the following years, Rick had small parts in “Old School” (2003), “Subway Café” (2004), “Roll Bounce” (2005), and “First Snow” (2006).

As mentioned, Rick had his first notable role in the 2007 movie “Illegal Tender”, followed by his supporting roles in “The Promotion” (2008), “Flying Lessons” (2010) and “Apartment 143” in 2011.

Next, Rick was seen co-starring in “The Guilt Trip” (2012), “Make Your Move (2013), and “November Rule” in 2015 – later that year, he played Pablo in the biographical crime-drama “Victor”, about a migrant teen from Puerto Rico and his life on the Brooklyn streets back in 1962. The movie was nominated for the Hill Country Film Festival-Best Feature.

Rick was next cast to play Papers in the 2016 Netflix crime- drama “Deuces”, also starring Larenz Tate, Rotimi and Meagan Good, which followed the story of an undercover agent infiltrating a crime organization; this was Rick’s most recent movie role.

Love life and wife, children

Rick hasn’t been the subject of any rumors about his sexual orientation or his love life, since it’s widely known that he married his high school girlfriend, Sherry Aon. The two lived together for a couple of years before they tied the knot in 2012, in a private wedding ceremony held in the presence of their closest family members and friends.

Sherry is quite secretive when it comes to her personal matters, but some facts are known about her, despite her wish to stay away from the spotlight. She’s of African-American descent, and celebrates her birthday on 25 September, although it isn’t revealed how old she is.

Rick and Sherry became parents on 26 July 2013, when Sherry gave birth to their daughter, Skylar.

As of January 2023, the family of three lives in their residence in New York City.

Net worth

When you read how many roles Rick has had, you might think that he’s made a lot of money; perhaps his time hasn’t yet come.  However, according to sources, as of early 2023, his net worth has been estimated at over $1 million.

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