Who would believe Rita Moreno is already 91 years old? Despite her advancing age, the vet actress is still active in the business, and her latest is Fast X, the 10th installment to the Fast and Furious franchise.
Her career is already spanning over seven decades. So, know more about Moreno, her career, and her net worth.
Rita Moreno’s Career
The legendary actress has been known for her works in theaters and movies. She made it big in the musical films Singin’ in the Rain and The King and I, while West Side Story served as her breakout project.
She was the first Hispanic woman to win an Academy Award, making history after receiving the Best Supporting Actress.
Moreno also made several notable movies, like Popi, Carnal Knowledge, The Four Seasons, I Like It Like That, and the cult film Slums of Beverly Hills.
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In the theater, the movie icon made the Terrence McNally musical The Ritz and reprised her role in its 1976 movie adaptation. She received a Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical and a BAFTA Award for Best Actress nomination for the two projects.
She also did The Odd Couple and The Sign in Sidney Brustein’s Window.
In addition, Moreno also hit the small screens with the children’s TV series The Electric Company, Oz, The Muppet Show, The Rockford Flies, Where on Earth is Carmen Sandiego, Jane the Virgin, and One Day at a Time.
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She, too, is one of the few people who has received the EGOT or the Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony awards.
With these to her name, Moreno has amassed a net worth of $10 million.
Rita Moreno Discusses Filming Fast X Experience
Moreno discussed her experience filming the latest Fast and Furious movie Fast X, revealing she couldn’t see her co-stars eye-to-eye with their towering heights.
"Jason Momoa is the world's tallest person," she told E! News at the Time Women of the Year Gala on March 8. "When I met him while I was there doing the film in England, I was actually talking to his belt. That man is so damn tall, literally. I mean, he's like way up here, and you're sort of looking at his belt and then go, 'Hey, it's me, Rita.'"
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Despite the height difference, Moreno still managed to be friends with her co-stars, thanks to her smartphone.
"I'm a text buddy of Ludacris and a couple of other people that I think is surprising,” she continued.
Moreno will play Dominic “Dom” Toretto’s (Vin Diesel) grandmother in Fast X.
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