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Noel Gugliemi’s (Training Day) Biography – Net Worth, Wife

Who is Noel Gugliemi? Wiki Bio

Noel Albert Gugliemi was born in Santa Monica, California USA, on 15 October 1970, so his zodiac sign is Libra and he holds American nationality. He is an actor, perhaps best known for having portrayed Moreno in the crime drama thriller movie “Training Day” in 2001 which starred Denzel Washington, Ethan Hawke and Scott Glenn and which follows a new cop working in the Los Angeles narcotics departments. The movie won an Oscar, and was nominated for 23 other awards, winning 17.

Early life and education

Noel is of Mexican and Italian descent, but was abandoned by his parents when he was 13 years old. He became homeless and joined a criminal gang in Los Angeles.

However, when he was 15, he began attending acting classes and his teacher, asked him to attend an audition for Taco Bell when they were looking for an actor and a model. He appeared in their commercial, and after receiving his first checks, realized he wanted to become an actor for the money as well as enjoyment. He joined the independent film firm Entangled Entertainment, and steadily made his way up in the film industry.

It’s possible that Noel attended high school, but doubtful that he matriculated.

Career as an actor 1999 – 2009

Noel continued for several years in the entertainment industry, filming commercials and appearing as an extra in a number of films, basically uncredited.

His career really launched in 1999, when he portrayed Frank Ortez in the comedy drama series “Get Real” which starred Eric Christian Olsen, Jesse Eisenberg, and Anne Hathaway and which follows two boys in high school who fall in love with one another.

After he was praised for his performance, he was invited to appear in numerous other movies, including the sports drama “Price of Glory”, while the year 2001 saw him appear in seven movies and TV series some of which were “The Animal”, “Buffy the Vampire Slayer”, and the crime action adventure movie “The Fast and the Furious”, in which he became famous for playing the role of Hector.

All nine “The Fast and the Furious” movies became very popular around the world, and have together grossed over $5 billion.

From 2001 to 2003 Noel starred in the series “The Gangster Hit”, and then in 2003 appeared in eight movies and series including the comedy film “Malibu’s Most Wanted”, the buddy cop action comedy “National Security”, and the critically acclaimed comedy film “Bruce Almighty”, which starred Jim Carrey and Morgan Freeman and was about Jim who gains all the powers God has. In 2005, he guest starred in an episode of the police procedural drama “CSI: Miami” portraying a drugs dealer Rico Dominguez, and he then starred in “Candy Paint” and “Duck” in the same year.

The year 2006 saw Noel appear in nine movies and series, some of which are the action crime film “Harsh Times”, the action movie “Crank”, and the horror film “Hood of Horror” which starred Snoop Dogg, Daniella Alonso and Anson Mount and which follows deaths of three people who are now seeing where to go in the afterlife. In 2007, Noel played an Angel in the movie “If I Had Known I Was a Genius” which was directed by Dominique Wirtschafter and was played for the first time at the Sundance Film Festival on 23 January 2007.

In 2008, Noel appeared in “The Ode”, “Hotel California”, and “Street Kings” while the year 2009 saw him appear in five movies and series, some of which are the horror “Red Sands”, the action movie “Wrong Turn at Tahoe”, and the drama movie “The Soloist”.

Noel Gugliemi

Appearances from 2010 to this day

In 2010, Noel appeared in three series, including in the episode “Vatos” of the post-apocalyptic horror series “The Walking Dead”. He portrayed Delamar in the comedy movie “Fred 2: Night of the Living Fred”, and Rex Salgado in the action film “Recoil” in 2011 before appearing in six series and films in 2012, two of which were the thriller “The Devil’s in the Details” and the comedy “Small Apartments”. He was praised for his portrayal of Salvator in the action crime movie “Force of Execution” which starred Steven Seagal, Ving Rhames and Danny Trejo, and which follows a man sent by his criminal boss to kill a man in prison, however, he kills the wrong guy and has to pay the price.

Some of the movies which followed in the next couple of years were the action horror “The Purge: Anarchy” in 2014, the action “Furious 7” in 2015, and the drama “Lowriders” in 2016 among numerous others. In 2017, Noel appeared in five movies and two series some of which were the series “Wisdom of the Crowd”, and movies “Smartass” and the apocalyptic science fiction “Beyond Skyline”. Some of his latest roles have been in the crime drama movies “The Mule” in 2018 and “Lazarus” in 2019, and the procedural drama series “Deputy” in 2020.

Love life and girlfriend

After being homeless for two years at the age of 15, Noel met a girl and the two started dating, shortly after which the girl’s father invited him to live with them.

The girl dreamed about becoming an actress, and Noel attended the classes she paid for with her. They stayed together for around three years before Noel left her to focus on his career as an actor.

In 2015, he met (now) Tomasa Gugliemi who is today a famous model, and the two married in the summer of 2018. Tomasa was once in a relationship with her high school sweetheart who was her first love, and with whom she started having sexual activities at the age of 16. The man would later become mad, trying to kill Tomasa who managed to run away while he ended up in jail. After he got out, he started dating Tomasa again, paid for her plastic boobs and then convinced her to start working as a stripper.

Around this time, Tomasa met Noel and left her high school love. The two are currently living together in Los Angeles, California – they don’t have any children.

Hobbies and other interests

Noel mostly enjoys playing criminals which is what suits his looks and his behavior, however, he is often advising children to stay away from gangs and criminal activities, and to focus on rather different things such as acting, singing and dancing. He is a Christian, and is also advising children to let Christ into their hearts and promises that this will change their lives for the better.

Noel’s main hobby is working out at the gym, and he has five to six training sessions each week, thus his muscular body while he isn’t following a strict diet. He is a fan of fast cars, which is one reason why he accepted the part in the movie “The Fast and the Furious”.

He has his own favorite actors and actresses, some of whom are Vin Diesel, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Anne Hathaway, while some of his favorite movies are “XXX”, “The Terminator”, and “Riddick”.

Appearance and net worth

Noel is 49 years old. He is bald and has brown eyes, is 5ft 10ins (1.77m) tall, and weighs around 175lbs (79kgs). As of April 2020, his net worth is estimated at over $750,000.

David Leigh

Joined Biography Panda in May 2020. Formerly deputy celebrity editor for Elle magazine. Studied at The CUNY Graduate School of Journalism.

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