‘Graceland’ Actor Manny Montana: Who Is His Wife? Age, Height, Net Worth & Son

American actor Manny Montana

Manny Montana, an American actor has been a professional since 2008 and saw a TV breakthrough after some years in student films. His best-known TV works are: as Johnny Tuturro in the TV series Graceland (2013- 2015) and as Rio in Good Girls (2018- 2021).

He already had recurring roles in the TV series South Beach, Rosewood, and Miles from Tomorrowland  (in voice-over). In addition to that, the California native made movie appearances in Blackhat (2015), Undrafted (2016), and The Mule (2018).

Surely, many of us are well aware of his professional career prominence, which leaves his personal life topics in huge curiosity. Let’s go through Montana’s biography.

Who Is Manny Montana Married To? Wife and Children?

The Graceland actor is happily married. Montana lives with his wife Adelfa Marr in California.

Manny’s longtime girlfriend-turned-wife Marr is a life coach and the creator of Safe Space. Moreover, she runs her official website that specializes in sessions for mental health & self-care.

Although the duo has not commented about their relationship beginning or wedding details, they have been together for many years. Over the years, while in interviews, Manny has not lagged behind to mention his beau and their blissful relationship. They tag them as “best friends”.

Both, active users of Instagram mention each other in their posts; Adelfa Marr has over 83K followers on her Instagram (@adelfamarr).

Manny Montana and his wife Adelfa
Manny Montana and his wife Adelfa

The lovely couple is parents to their only child, a son, and often share snaps of lovely family vacations. However, they keep further details about their kid low-key.

Did You Know? Adelfa Marr made a cameo in her husband’s TV series Good Girls in 2019.

Born And Raised In California

Manny F. Montana was born in Long Beach, California, on September 26, 1983 (40 years old), as a first-generation Mexican-American. He holds an American nationality and hails from a mixed ethnic background- has Spanish, Native American, and Irish ancestry.

The 6 feet 1-inch tall actor has 2 brothers, however, remains low-key about the details. Also, no information on his parents is out yet.

Played College Football While At California State University Sacramento

A graduate of Jordan High School, Montana enrolled at California State University Sacramento on a football scholarship. However, the sport did injure him dislocating his shoulder 8 times & later quit.

Subsequently, Manny transferred to California State University, Long Beach, and studied Journalism and Broadcasting. Reportedly, he also worked as a DJ in the school’s student radio station during his early days at college and got an internship at Power 100.3.

Stepped Into Acting Career

Manny Montana graduated from California State University in 2006 and began to work in student films. At the age of 25, the actor made his on-screen debut in the short drama El primo in 2008. The same year, he saw brief roles in TV series such as Eleventh Hour and ER along with movie roles in Sanctuary and East L.A.

After that until the early 2010s, the American actor made guest appearances in The Chicago Code (2011)Chase (2011) CSI: NY (2011), Cybergeddon (2012), and Grimm (2013).  Throughout that period, he also worked in films and short films:

  • Detached (2009)
  • Road to Moloch (2009, short film)
  • Maria de Covina (2009, short film)
  • Courageous (2012, short)
  • Go for Sisters (2013)

Breakthrough From ‘Graceland’- Movies and TV Series

In 2013, Montana got the main role, Agent Joe ‘Johnny’ Tuturro, in the American drama TV series Graceland. There he starred in 38 episodes until 2015 alongside Daniel Sunjata, Pedro Pascal, and Aaron Tveit, which got him his career breakthrough.

Montana as Johnny Tuturro in Graceland
Montana as Johnny Tuturro in Graceland

Thereafter, the actor played Alonso Reyes in the action-thriller Blackhat (2015). As for a fact, Manny had auditioned for its lead cast but it went to the Thor actor Chris Hemsworth.

Following brief appearances in NCIS: LA (2015) and Lucifer  (2016), Manny Montana came as the main cast Franklin “Frankie” Cruz in Conviction (2016-17, 13 episodes). After that, he starred in a recurring role in Rosewood (2017) and in voice-over in Miles from Tomorrowland (2017-18).

Montana Was The Main Cast In ‘Good Girls’– Why Was It Cancelled?

The American actor portrayed Rio, one of the show’s main centers, in the crime-comedy drama Good Girls (2018- 2021). It starred Christina Hendricks., Retta, Mae Whitman, and Reno Wilson.

Originally released on February 26, 2018, the Good Girls was axed after its 4th season (March 7, 2021- July 22) with a cliffhanger. Although there were talks for Season 5, it was off reportedly due to declining viewership & conflict in financial agreements.

Net Worth Of Manny Montana- What’s His Salary?

Turned professional in 2008, Manny Montana indeed pulled himself up to the height of success, thanks to his acting prominence. His acting career spanning over a decade is the major source of his income, which counts 41 acting credits.

Online sources estimate that Montana has a $3 million net worth in 2024, a raise from his 2020 fortune of $2 million. Namely, the considerable earnings came through works in Graceland, Conviction, Rosewood, and Good Girls.

Allegedly, the actor gets a payroll of tens of thousands of dollars per episode.

Moreover, after his most recent TV appearances in Mayans M.C. and Westworld, he is all set for the 2023 series Ironheart (filming) opposite Dominique Thorne.

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What Is the Age and Height of Manny Montana?

As of 2024, Montana is 40 years old and has a height of 6 feet 1 inch (185 cm).

Who Is ‘The Graceland’ Actor Married To?

Manny is married to girlfriend-turned-wife Adelfa Marr. They share a son together.

How Much Is Manny Montana’s Net Worth?

Montana has a $3 million net worth in 2024.

Does Manny Montana Have A Tattoo?

Rather than in real life, Montana’s character, Rio, in Good Girls, has a noticeable neck tattoo of a hawk and a gang henna tattoo on his back.

Is Montana Active On Instagram?

The Graceland and Good Girls actor is active on Instagram with more than 1.2 million followers on the handle @lbmannymontana.

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