Diego Cataño Net Worth

February 26, 2023
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Diego Cataño was born on 5 July 1990 in Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico, to Mariana and Sergio Cataño. He is best known as an actor who portrayed La Quica in the critically acclaimed television series ‘’Narcos’’. In addition, he is a writer, director, editor and producer.

So just how rich is Diego Cataño, as of late 2017? Authoritative sources report that Cataño’s net worth is as high as $250,000, reportedly making a six figure income every year. Diego’s wealth is accumulated from his over a decade-long career in the acting industry.


Diego Cataño Net Worth $250,000


Diego made his acting debut in 2003, when he appeared in ‘’Zurdo’’, an adventure fantasy film with a futuristic theme. In the next year, he landed a starring role in ‘’Duck Season’’, released in Spain and receiving positive responses from the audience, holding a score of 90% on Rotten Tomatoes and seven point three out of ten stars on IMDB, with Diego’s performance earning him a nomination for MTV Movie Award for Favorite Actor. In 2006, he had another main role, in ‘‘Ver Llover’’, which received four awards including the Short Film Competition Award and Silver Ariel Award. In the following year, Diego starred in ‘’Year of the Nail’’, additionally playing a supporting role in the Spanish film ‘’The Zone’’, which received a mostly positive response from the audience. Diego went on to star in ‘’Desierto Adentro’’ alongside Mario Zaragoza, which received 20 awards, including for Best Visual Effects, and eight additional nominations. He then played the role of Juan in ‘’Lake Tahoe’’, which scored 72 on Metacritic.

In 2012, he portrayed Caca in ‘’I Hate Love’’, a Mexican comedy drama film, and in the same year played a minor role in ‘’Savages’’. All these appearances contributed to his net worth.

As of the more recent past, Cataño joined the cast of ‘’Desierto’’ in 2015, a drama thriller movie in which he portrayed Mechas, which received mixed reviews and as of today holds a score of six out of 10 stars on IMDB. However, the film received one award and nine other nominations, and Diego himself was nominated for a Silver Ariel Award for Best Supporting Actor.

He joined the cast of ‘’Narcos’’ in 2015 in the role of La Quica, the chief assassin for the Medellín Cartel of Colombia, inspired by a real life person – Dandeny Muñoz Mosquera, in the episode entitled ‘’Descenso’’, and remained on the show for 15 episodes. His work in ‘’Narcos’’ ended in 2016, with his last episode ‘’Exit El Patrón‘’ airing on 2 September 2016, and holding a score of eight point eight out of ten stars on TV.com. In 2017, Diego starred in ‘’Libre de Culpa’’, and as of late 2017, he has been working on the action comedy film ‘’Gringo’’, which will hit theatres in 2018.

In his personal life, Diego hasn’t shared much information about his love life; he is reportedly still officially single. He has a brother, Jonás Cuarón.

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