Danny Trejo

Danny Trejo Net Worth: Movies and Charity

Popular Hollywood actor Danny Trejo has an astounding net worth of around $8 Million.

Daniel Trejo, famous as Danny Trejo, was born on May 16, 1994, in Echo Park, Los Angeles, California, US.

Meanwhile, Danny Trejo had a terrible childhood, as he was arrested during the drug deal at the mere age of 10.

Danny Trejo
Danny Trejo (Source: TheLatinWay)

And Trejo was famous for portraying hyper-masculine, criminal, and anti-hero roles and is often seen with roles with scars on the face, long hair, and several tattoos.

Apart from this, Danny is also famous for boxing and has won lightweight and welterweights divisions.

Therefore, his awesome skills in skills were noticed by director Andrei Konchalovsky and introduced him to the field of acting and because of which Danny became a famous face in Hollywood and grabbed millions.

Quick Facts

Meanwhile, here are the quick facts about Danny Trejo before getting to know him in more detail.

Full Name Daniel Trejo
Birth Date May 16, 1944
Place of birth Los Angeles, California, US
Age [calculate_years datestring=”05/16/1944″] Years Old
Nationality American
Ethnicity Mexican-American
Gender  Male
Education N/A
Residence Los Angeles, California
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Father’s name Dionisio “Dan” Trejo
Mother’s name Alice Rivera
Siblings N/A
Religion Catholic
Height 5 Feet and 6 Inches
Sexual Orientation Straight
Weight 75Kg
Eye Color Hazel
Hair Color Brown
Profession Actor
Marital Status Divorced
Ex-Wife Laura, Debbie, Joanne, Debbie Shreve
Children 3
Net Worth  $8 Million
Social Media Twitter, Facebook, Instagram
Active Years 1985- Present
Merchandise Signed Book, Signed Photo
Last Update [current-month] [current-year]
Website Danny Trejo

Danny Trejo’s Net Worth and Income

Trejo has been able to set his millionaire empire through his acting over various movies.

During his peak days, he even used to earn over $320,000 per movie as a salary.

Besides these, he annually grabs over thousands of dollars from his chain of restaurants.

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Danny Trejo’s Net Worth in different currencies

Danny Trejo’s net worth in various currencies around the globe is given below:

Currency Net Worth
Euro €7,280,800
Pound Sterling £6,016,600
Australian Dollar A$10,878,200
Canadian Dollar C$10,195,720
Indian Rupee ₹609,540,800
BitCoin ฿192.08

Lifestyle and Vacations


Although he had a terrible past, Danny Trejo’s net worth allows him to lead a luxurious lifestyle.

Trejo is concerned about his health and heads to the gym thrice a week and even has a gym in his house.

Although he doesn’t do boxing these days, he is very concerned about his diet and usually takes scrambled eggs and turkey bacon for breakfast. 

Also, Danny includes peppers, onions, soy, and feta cheese with breakfast. And Trejo doesn’t eat fast food unless emergency and usually takes sandwiches if he has to stop by somewhere.

Besides these, Danny also loves animals a lot and, in fact, has adopted over five dogs and is also an advocate for animals.

Besides this, Trejo also loves watching football and supports the Los Angeles Rams club, a football of net worth over $4.8 Billion.


Danny is busy with his movies and his restaurant’s works most of the time. However, he likes to spend his free time on refreshments as well.

Danny has recently been to Brazil, where he enjoyed his time on the beach.

Also, he has been seen enjoying the snow in New York.

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Houses and Cars


Danny holds property in the San Fernando Valley. And his property in Los Angeles, California, is around $2 Million.


Meanwhile, Danny holds several vehicles under his name as a part of his net worth.

Danny has 1965 Buick Riveria in his collection, which is worth around $22,000.

Likewise, another vehicle owned by Trejo is a Chevrolet pickup truck which costs over $57,200, and Dodge Sedan, which costs over $58,990.

Movies, Endorsements, Investments, Books


Danny Trejo’s net worth accounts for his acting in various successful movies.

Danny’s debut movie ‘Runaway Train‘ released in 1985, made over $7.9 Million in the worldwide box office collection.

Similarly, Trejo was also in the movie ‘The Hidden,’ released in 1987, making over $9.7 Million in the global market collection.

Likewise, Danny also portrayed ‘Death Wish 4:The Crackdown’ in 1987, which managed to grab over $6.8 Million in the worldwide collection.

Furthermore, in 1989, Trejo did another successful movie called ‘Lockup,’ which made over $22 Million in the box office collection.

Danny also played a role in ‘Marked for Death’ was released in the year 1990 and managed to make over $43.22 Million in the worldwide box office.

Similarly, another successful movie played by Danny was ‘Desperado‘, released in 1995 and managed to make over $25.3 Million in the global market collection.

Also, ‘Heat’ was released in the year 1995 that made around $187.4 Million in the worldwide collection.

Similarly, in 1996, ‘From Dusk Till Dawn’ was released, which managed to make over $25.7 Million.

Following this, Danny was part of the successful movie ‘Anaconda,’ making around $136.9 Million in the global market collection.

Similarly, another noticeable movie where Trejo had a role was ‘Predator’ in 2010, which made around $127.2 Million in the global market collection, and Machette in the same year with over $43 Million as earnings.

Likewise, in 1998, ‘Six Days Seven Nights‘ was released, which managed to gross over $164.8 Million in the global market collection.

Danny Trejo as Machete
Danny Trejo as Machete

Also, in the year 2019, Danny was part of the famous movie ‘Dora and the Lost City of Gold’ which made over $120 Million in the global market earnings.

Spy Kids Series

Danny was popular for his role of Machete in the Spy Kids Series, which successfully managed to make over $197.6 Million in the global market.

In addition, the sequel of Spy Kids-2 made over $85.84 Million in the domestic market and over $33.8 Million making over $119.72 Million in the worldwide market collection.

Furthermore, Spy Kids-3 was released, making over $167.85 Million in the industry collection.

And finally, Spy Kids: All the Time in the World was released in 2011, which grossed little less than the previous version collecting over $80 Million in the box office.

Movies with over $200 Million Earnings

Danny played in the thriller movie ‘xXx’ released in 2002, making around $267.2 million globally.

Furthermore, Trejo was into the movie ‘Con Air’, a global hit in the industry, amassing over $224.1 Million as earnings.


Danny has also collected his income from various endorsements deals.

And Trejo has endorsed the video games brands and has provided his voice in the popular ‘GTA: Vice City’ ‘GTA: Vice City Stories’ ‘Fallout New Vegas.

Not only this, but Danny has also appeared in Call of Duty: Black Ops, Taco Run! that was premiered in the year 2018.


Danny has earned not only from movies but also from being an established entrepreneur.

He holds a chain of restaurants and earns thousands of dollars annually from his restaurants.

His restaurants are Trejo’s Tacos, Trejo’s Cantina, and Trejo’s Coffee and Donuts.

In fact, Danny’s restaurants are visited by numerous Hollywood stars, and also Trejo comes with various offers and advertises it a lot over his social media.

Furthermore, Danny is also the founder of ITN Clothing which sells T-shirts and accessories of hip-hop style.

Also, Trejo earns a handsome sum of money by selling products over his official website.

And, it sells several products like Tshirt, Stickers, Pin, Flags, DVDs, Posters that costs from over $10 to over $45.


Although being an actor, Danny has also written books as well.

And his book Trejo: My Life of Crime, Redemption, and Hollywood could be found on social media platforms for around $12.82 for the Kindle edition, while the hard-cover edition costs around $13.5.

Besides these, this book could also be purchased for around $3.99 in the ebook version.

Similarly, Danny’s other book is Trejo’s Tacos: Recipes and Stories from L.A which could be purchased for the price of around $14.99 


Danny started his life hard working in the construction industry field.

Furthermore, Trejo began working for various rehabilitation and counseling program, where he got a chance to meet the director of ‘Runaway Train.’

Afterward, he was recognized for his boxing skills by Edward Bunker, who later hired him to train Eric Roberts for the boxing scene.

Danny Trejo is posing in an angry look
Danny Trejo

Therefore, Danny hasn’t had to look back after this and was part of numerous movies.

Even he won the best actor for ‘Valley Angels’ in 2007 and was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2012.

As of [current-month] [current-year], Danny Trejo’s net worth is $8 million.

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Although Trejo is famous for being a criminal from childhood, he has given a lot for noble causes.

Recently, amid the Covid Outbreak, Danny donated hundreds of meals to the frontline workers as the source of motivation.

Also, Trejo is a huge animal lover and even has adopted several rescue dogs of his own and has supported the Best Friend Animal Society Organisation.

Furthermore, Danny supports organizations like the Boys and Girls Club of America, Hollywood Arts, and Los Angeles Police Memorial Foundations.

Trejo donating meals to health care workers
Trejo donating meals to health care workers

And he has supported causes like Adoption, Fostering, Orphans, Animals, At-risk disadvantageous youth, Children, and Emergency Supports.

Social Media

Meanwhile, Danny is famous on social media and has a huge fan following on his social media platform.

Twitter: 469.3K

Facebook: 9.3 million 

Instagram: 2 million 

He also owns his website.

3 Facts about Dany Trejo

  • There is a song named after Danny Trejo.
  • Danny has been sober for over 42 Years.
  • Also, Danny has been the real hero and saved a child in a car accident.


Is Danny Trejo a nice guy?

Danny is a recognized figure in Hollywood and is named the nicest bad guy.

Is Danny Trejo Vegan?

No, Danny Trejo is not a vegan. However, he appreciates plant-based food.

How many years did Danny spend in Jail?

Danny Trejo was in prison for over 11 Years.

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