Who is Demián Bichir?
Demián Bichir is a Mexican-American actor best known for being a member of the Bichir acting family and starring in several successful TV shows.
For his role in ‘A Better Life,’ he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor. Similarly, Demián Bichir is an American Civil Liberties Union Immigration Rights Ambassador.
|Full name||Demián Bichir Nájera|
|Known as||Demián Bichir|
|Birthday||August 1, 1963|
|Age||60 years old|
|Traits||Positive: Loyal, generous, and honest|
Negative: Boastful, impatient, and aggressive
|Currently residing||Los Angeles, California, USA, and Mexico City, Mexico|
|Nationality||Mexican and American|
|Education||Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute|
|Parents||Alejandro Bichir (father)|
Maricruz Nájera (mother)
|Siblings||Bruno Bichir (brother)|
Odiseo Bichir (brother)
Stefanie Sherk (2011–2019)
|Net Worth||USD 10 million|
Early Life and Childhood
Son of actor Alejandro Bichir and actress Maricruz Nájera, and Demian Bichir was born on August 1, 1963, in Torreon, Coahuila, Mexico . At 13, Demián began his career in the theater and joined the National Theater Company, where he performed Shakespeare and Dostoevsky, among other works.
He studied acting at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute and then worked at the Rosa Mexicano Restaurant before pursuing his dream of becoming an actor. His mastery in acting earned him multiple honors from the Mexican Association of Theater Critics while he was young.
Bichir has a height of 1.78 meters. Similarly, his body measurement is 32-26-32. Bichir has a yellow skin tone, dark brown hair, and black eye color.
Relationships and Dating History
He married Mexican singer Lisset Gutierrez, with whom he divorced in 2003. Gutierrez has said that he has difficulty committing long-term.
The birth of his daughter, Gala Bichir, in May 2011 in Spain resulted from a short-lived relationship. However, Gala is still close to him.
Demián Bichir married Stefanie Sherk in 2011, but unfortunately, she committed suicide by drowning in a pool on April 12, 2019. Since then, he has been single.
‘The choice of the Heart’ was Bichir’s first cinematic role. Furthermore, in the Telenovela ‘El Rincon de Los Prodigios,’ he played a stranger who performed miracles in front of the people while facing corrupt authorities and the church.
Bichir continued his acting career in telenovelas with Mexican, Spanish, and American productions. However, he took a long gap from Mexican telenovelas to pursue a film career.
Later on, he returned to TV Azteca. There Bichir played an honest investigator in the telenovela Nada Personal. In this role, Bichir attempted to combat corruption and drug problems in Mexico.
The list of his major works is listed down.
Demián Bichir Movies
Demián Bichir TV Shows
|Rina (1977)||Juanito||Ofelia Medina|
Enrique Álvarez Félix
|Vivir enamorada (1982)||Nacho||Carlos Piñar|
|Cuando los hijos se van (1983)||Ricardo||Saby Kamalich|
|Choices of the Heart (1983)||Armando||Melissa Gilbert|
|Los años felices (1984)||Tomas||Enrique Lizalde|
|El rincón de los prodigios (1988)||Monchito||Demián Bichir|
Juan Carlos Serrán
|Lorenzo de Rodas|
|Lazos de Amor (1995)||Valente Segura||Lucero|
Luis José Santander
|Nada personal (1996)||Comandante Alfonso Carbajal||Ana Colchero|
José Ángel Llamas
|Weeds (2008)||Esteban Carlos Reyes||Mary-Louise Parker|
|The Bridge (2013)||Detective Marco Ruiz||Diane Kruger|
Thomas M. Wright
|Grand Hotel (2019)||Santiago Mendoza||Demián Bichir|
Wendy Raquel Robinson
|Academy Awards||Best Actor for “A Better Life”||Nominated|
|ALMA Awards||Favorite Movie Actor for “A Better Life”||Nominated|
|Independent Spirit Awards||Best Male Lead for “A Better Life”||Nominated|
|Screen Actors Guild Awards||Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role for “A Better Life”||Nominated|
|Black Reel Awards||Best Actor for “A Better Life”||Nominated|
|Gold Derby Awards||Best Cast for “The Hateful Eight”||Nominated|
|Hollywood Film Awards||Best Cast for “The Hateful Eight”||Won|
Demián Bichir Net Worth
Being one of a famous actors, people are interested in his net income and earnings. Therefore, here is some information about his fortunes.
As a Mexican actor and producer, he earned a net worth of USD 10 million.
Demián Bichir Social Media
He is active on his social media accounts, such as Instagram and Twitter. Some of the links to his social are listed down below:
Demián Bichir has 98.4 thousand followers on his Instagram. Similarly, he only follows 364 people on his account.
Demián Bichir has 54.9 thousand followers on Twitter. On the other hand, he only follows 63 people back. He has 415 tweets on his Twitter account altogether.