Emily Rios: The Breaking Bad Actress Biography

Who is Emily Rios?

Emily Rios is a renowned American Actress best known for her performance as Andrea Cantillo in the series breaking bad. She was born on April 27, 1989, in Los Angeles, California, the United States of America.

Today, we will have a descriptive look at Emily Rios. Her family, house, lifestyle, and more.

 Let us get into it.

Emily Rios Biography
Emily Rios Biography

Quick Facts

Full NameEmily Clara Rios
NicknameEmily Rios
BirthdayApril 27, 1989
Age 34 years old
Sun SignTaurus
BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA
Currently ResidingLos Angeles, California, USA
ParentsPeter Michael Escovedo (father)
Karen Moss (mother)
Lionel Richie (adoptive father)
Brenda Harvey (adoptive mother)
SiblingsCole Rios (brother)
Rafael Rios (brother)
Anastasia Rios (sister)
Lorena Rios (sister)
Marital StatusSingle
EducationLaurel Springs School
West Covina High School
Net WorthUSD 5 million 
Social MediaInstagram

Early Life and Childhood

Emily Clara Rios was born on April 27, 1989, in Los Angeles, California, USA. As of 2023, she is 34 years old.

Furthermore, her sun sign is Taurus. Based on her zodiac sign, her positive traits are being kind, caring, and intelligent. Conversely, her negative features are laziness, jealousy, and greed.

Emily was born to her father, Peter Michael Escovedo, and her mother, Karen Moss. However, she was adopted by Lionel Richie and Brenda Harvey.

Peter Michael Escovedo and Karen Moss
Emily Rios’s Biological parents, Peter Michael Escovedo and Karen Moss

Talking of her siblings, Emily has four siblings. She has brothers named Cole Rios and Rafael Rios. In addition, she has sisters named Anastasia Rios and Lorena Rios.

She was born to Mexican parents and was raised as a Jehovah’s Witness in El Monte, California. Growing up, Emily would like to sleep at the sound of sirens. Her race is Hispanic.

Emily as a kid always had an interest in acting and wanted to pursue a career. A talent agent discovered her during a day out in a shopping mall. She has been working as an actor since she was 15. She started her career in 2005 and is continuing it.

Emily Rios Physical Appearance

Emily is a stunning-looking, talented American actress. Her body measurement is 34-25-35 inches. She has a slender body figure. Rios stands five feet and four inches tall. She weighs around 123 lbs.

Emily Rios photo
Emily Rios photo

In addition, Emily has gorgeous black hair and mesmerizing dark brown eyes, which makes her look even more attractive. Her shoe size is 9 US. And her dress size is 6 US. She slays anything she wears.

Emily Rios Sexual Orientation

Breaking Bad actress, Emily Rios speaks about her sexual orientation. In an interview with AfterEllen.com. She says she is a lesbian. The actress used her experience to help writers on her show “The Bridge.” The series portrayed the love life of her character, who is also gay. She said,

“I’m gay, personally, so being Mexican and a lesbian – this is why I love the character because I deal with the same things with my own family…They (writers) have an idea or want to know what happens behind the scenes… So I try to tell them, Listen, this is not how it happens. We are not this way. I want it to be an incidental thing that happens in everyday life… I wanted to make sure the whole lesbian aspect wasn’t this whole coming out story, and the character wouldn’t be made more flamboyant in any way.”

She added,

“Mexican-Americans especially – because this generation, we come into America, and your family wants to be proud… My mum didn’t want me to live a difficult life. She brought me here for a better one, so she’s like, You’re coming out… I want you to be comfortable.”

Breaking Bad Actress now
Emily Rios now

Relationship and Dating History

Emily is currently single and is not romantically involved with anyone. However, Emily had at least one relationship in the past. She is very private, so we know nothing about her relationships.


Rios made a debut in the field of television by playing Tracy Martinez in an episode of NBC’s medical series. She also played a guest role in the popular TV series ‘Grimm”. In season 3, episode 11, Emily appears as a former soldier.

Emily Rios made a debut in an independent film named “Quinceañera” in 2006, where she played a pregnant teen named Magdalena.

Her other works include Down for Life, The Winning Season, Pete Smalls Is Dead, Big Mommas: Like Father, etc.

The Rising Star, Emily Rios
The Rising Star, Emily Rios

Moreover, Emily Rios is best known for her outstanding performance in the “Breaking Bad” series as Andrea Cantillo. The series was a huge success and brought Emily more fame. She has also performed as Maria in Men of a certain age, Epyck Sanders in Friday Night Lights, Adriana Mendez in “The Bridge,” etc.

Emily Rios Net Worth

Emily has collected most of her earnings from her Yeezy sneakers which she had exaggerated over the years. However, her primary source of income is from her profession, and we all know she is a successful Actress. As of 2023, Emily Rios’s net worth is USD 5 million (approx.).

Social Media

Rios is active on social media platforms like Twitter and Instagram. She has verified her account on Instagram, where she usually posts her friends, mom, sister, dog, and pictures of herself.

She has a dog named Oso which we found while we were stalking her Instagram. Emily has 21.8k followers with 288 posts. She follows 447 people. Her Instagram highlights are the pictures of dogs, kittens, and places she went for vacation.

Emily on her vacations
Emily, on her vacations


Emily Rios Instagram@emily1loverios.


How old is Emily Rios?

Born on April 27, 1989, Emily Rios is 34 years old.

How many siblings does Emily have?

Emily has four siblings: Cole and Rafael Rios, and two sisters, Anastasia and Lorena Rios.

Was Emily Rios in Friday Night Lights?

Yes, Emily had recurring roles in the television series Friday Night Lights.

How old was Emily in breaking bad?

Emily was twenty-four years old when she did breaking bad.

What movies has Emily Rios been in?

Emily has been in movies like Quinceañera, SnowFall, The Blue Hour, Love Ranch, Paint It Black, etc.

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