Jesse Borrego is an American entertainment powerhouse through and through. He is an actor, director, and producer on TV shows, movies, and theatre. Not just that, he has also worked as a Masterclass spokesperson and an acting coach.

So, how much has the tree-timmer cum serial killer from Showtime’s Dexter managed to add up as net worth from the earnings of his various ventures.

Jesse Starred first notable Role was Jesse V. Valesquez

Born in August 1962, the San Antonio, Texas native, got his first shot at fame in his early ’20s. No, literally! Borrego’s first notable role was that of Jesse V. Valesquez on the television series Fame. He portrayed the character from 1984 to 1987.

The Native American actor landed the role the same year he graduated from California Institute of Arts. Before that, Borrego graduated from Harlandale High School and studied Theatre and Dance at The University of Incarnate Word. 

Since gaining popularity with the role, Borrego delivered standout performances on stage and in films such as Blood In, Blood Out, and Follow Me Home, up until he began Lupita Productions in 1990.

With the production house, he got occupied as a producer. And, he produced theatrical productions and concerts. Additionally, Lupita made two 16mm short films: El Suendo de Simon in 1993 by James Borrego and Flattime in 1995 by Jimmy Santiago Baca.

Jesse Borrego’s Net Worth Touched Million in 2017

The addition of various TV shows like 24, ER, Dexter, and American Crime in his resume, has made him one of the recognized faces in the industry. According to Celebrity Net Worth, he had an impressive net worth of two million dollars in 2017.

The outlet cites a long list of the movies he’s been in as his revenue source. If you’re curious, the list includes New York Stories, Mi Vida Loca, Blood In Blood Out, I Like It Like That, Lone Star, Follow Me Home, The Maker, Con Air, Retroactive, Scooby-Doo! and the Monster of Mexico, The New World, La Mission, Colombiana, Go for Sisters, and more.

Apart from his time on-set, Borrego also makes a healthy income with various ventures he has capitalized on with his Hollywood background.

Jesse has been Capitalizing His Experience in Hollywood

On August 27, 2020, Jesse Borrego announced on his Instagram page that the actor had partnered up with Brown Bag Entertainment to put signed-DVD copies of his movie Blood In Blood Out on the virtual shelves. In the captions, he announced that a designated amount of profit generated from the sales would be allocated to a nonprofit named CINESTUDIO. 


Signed a few extra DVD’s. Message @brownbag_entertainment A portion of sales goes to nonprofit CINESTUDIO

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Moreover, Jesse has also been monetizing his past with the showbiz. The official site of Trader’s Village from Jesse’s hometown stated that the actor made an appearance in the 2020 festival alongside Danny De La Paz and Adan Hernandez. 

The source also confirmed that there would be plenty of merchandise the fans can purchase on-site during the festival. The lovable actor has been attending the festival every day since October 3rd and will be there till the 10th. 

Additionally, the Hollywood veteran hosts online classes. He had been calling out interested candidates on his social media handles to participate in his Masterclass earlier this year. 


Join me online! Get info from the Woodlawn Theatre.

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Be it by giving out masterclasses or by being in front of the camera or on stage or in the producer’s seat, Borrego continues to be one of the most versatile and tenacious talents of our time.