Rita Moreno Net Worth 2021
Rita Moreno has earned many renowned achievements during her illustrious career as an actress and singer from Puerto Rico. She stands among a select few who have won an Emmy, Grammy and Oscar – an accomplishment only few can claim – earning the EGOT title. Moreno’s iconic performances in Broadway productions, films, television series and musical productions made her one of the most well-known performers in show business while her accolades helped build up a substantial net worth.
Moreno was brought from Humacao, Puerto Rico to New York City by her mother to increase their financial prospects. Moreno’s talent for dancing and singing led her to establish herself in the entertainment world; over her lifetime she would appear in over 40 films and stage performances; she is still active today!
Moreno has achieved great success throughout her illustrious career, winning several accolades such as the National Medal of Arts and Peabody Awards. She is also one of only a select few people to have received all four major awards: Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony awards – and joined an elite club of people by becoming an EGOT winner herself! In addition to performing on Broadway and London’s West End as well as various television shows such as The Electric Company, OZ by HBO, One Day at a Time as voice over Carmen Sandiego voiceover!
Moreno enjoyed an esteemed film career spanning seven decades. Her most noteworthy works include appearances in iconic classics like Singin’ in the Rain and West Side Story as well as film noir movies Summer and Smoke and Marlowe. Moreno also appeared in many stage productions such as Life Without Makeup; guest artist engagements at various symphony orchestras; lectures frequently at universities and colleges – to name just some highlights!
Moreno has always been an advocate of the arts and has completed many charitable acts during her career. She has taken an active role in representing issues relevant to Latinx community members as she has received multiple lifetime achievement honors throughout the course of her career. Moreno also serves on multiple organizations’ boards of directors.
Rita Moreno was born December 11, 1931 in Humacao, Puerto Rico to Rosa Maria Alverio (a seamstress) and Francisco Jose “Paco” Alverio (a farmer). When Moreno was 11 years old her mother remarried and the family relocated to Juncos. Rita enjoys reading and painting in her free time.
Moreno’s luxurious lifestyle has not hindered her ability to remain an active presence in the industry. Recently, the 91-year-old actress shared one way she saves money. Even with her impressive fortune, Moreno remains true to herself and serves as an inspirational role model. Moreno truly stands as an exemplar of staying grounded while giving back to one’s community – truly remarkable!