Who is Angelo Pagan?
Angelo Pagan, born on the 26th of May, 1968, is an American-Puerto Rican actor who became known through his appearances in the movie “Swordfish”, and the show “The King of Queens.” He is also recognized for being the husband of actress Leah Remini.
Angelo Pagan’s Early Life
Pagan was born in Puerto Rico but his family immigrated to the mainland US. and found a permanent home in The Bronx, New York City. He had a passion for acting from an early age, and joining various school plays even when he was young.Pagan studied at City College of San Francisco, and by this time he also started auditioning for various commercials and small roles.
Angelo Pagan’s CareerWhen he turned 22, Pagan decided to move to California permanently, and pursue acting full time. In 1989 he debuted in the television series “Midnight Caller” in the role of Luis. It was then followed by various projects, including appearances in the television films “Kiss Shot, Sleep, Baby, Sleep” and “Virus.” His early years as an actor established his career and his net worth. After years of working in television, Pagan appeared in his first film entitled “Dance With Me” in 1998, playing the role of a Cuban mailman. After that he went back to television, and was cast in various shows including “Martial Law”, “Dharma & Greg”, and “Los Beltran”, but it was in 2001 that he received one of his biggest career breaks, when he joined the star-studded cast of “Swordfish”, playing the character of Torres and acting alongside John Travolta, Hugh Jackman and Halle Berry. The success of “Swordfish” also helped in his career, and raised his wealth.
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Some other shows that Pagan appeared in include “24”, “Hawthorne” and “In the Motherhood”, and in six episodes of “The King of Queens” playing different characters. In 2002, he could be seen in the television movie “Almost a Woman”; his various television and movie projects all helped raise his net worth.
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Aside from being an actor, Pagan is also a musician. He was once a member of the band Salsa Caliente, but even released his own solo album “Don’t Be Afraid.”
He is also known as the part owner and manager of “Vivian’s Millennium Café”, a restaurant that he co-owns with his wife’s stepfather, George Remini, located in Studio City, California, and known for its pancakes, sandwiches, and Puerto Rican dishes.
Angelo Pagan Net Worth
As of 2018 and based on authoritative sources, Pagan’s net worth is reported to be over $5 million. He was able to acquire such wealth from his years working as an actor and also as a restaurateur.
Angelo Pagan Personal Life
In terms of his personal life, Pagan is married to actress Leah Remini – the two started dating in 1996 and eventually married in 2003, their nuptials conducted at the Belagio Hotel in Las Vegas, actually featured in the VH1 special “Inside Out.” In 2004, the couple welcomed their daughter Sofia Bella.
Recently, the couple received some buzz when Remini shared in her memoir “Troublemaker: Surviving Hollywood and Scientology” that Pagan cheated on her multiple times during their relationship, but the two are still together to this day.
Pagan was also previously married, and has three sons from the former relationship.