J. R. Martinez Net Worth is
J. R. Martinez Biography
Jose Rene “J.R.” Martinez was born on the 14th June 1983, in Shreveport, Louisiana, USA, and is a former US Army soldier, as well as an actor and motivational speaker who is probably best known for portraying Brot Monroe in the TV series “All My Children”. He is also widely recognized for being the winner of 13th season of the “Dancing with the Stars” reality TV competition.
Have you ever wondered how much wealth this war veteran has accumulated so far? How rich J. R. Martinez is? According to sources, it is estimated that the total of J. R. Martinez’s net worth, as of late 2017, revolves around the sum of $1.2 million, acquired through all his activities to date, since 2002.
J. R. Martinez Net Worth $1.2 million
Although being born in the States, Martinez grew up in Central America’s smallest country – El Salvador. Several years later, alongside his mother Maria Zavala, he returned to the States, at first to Hope, Arizona before settling in Dalton, Georgia. In September 2002, he joined the US Army where, after completing basic as well as advanced training courses at Fort Benning in Georgia, he was appointed as a Military Occupation Specialist in the elite 101st Airborne Division’s 502nd Infantry Regiment, and a month later he was sent to the Middle East. All these engagements provided the basis for J. R. Martinez’s net worth.
In April 2003, while driving a Humvee in Iraq, he encountered a roadside bomb which, besides wrecking the vehicle, caused also smoke inhalation and inflicted severe burns to Specialist Martinez. Over 34% of his body was impacted with burns and he was immediately evacuated to the US military base Ramstein AB in Germany before transfer San Antonio, Texas, where he spent the next three years at the Brooke Army Medical Center’s Institute of Surgical Research Burn Center, surviving 33 surgical operations.
After recovering from these life-threatening events, J. R. Martinez began traveling across the States, attending various veterans groups as well as school and corporation congresses, sharing his Iraq War experiences. In 2008, he debuted as an actor after he was cast for the recurring role of Brot Monroe in ABC’s daytime soap opera – “All My Children”, which he reprised ’til 2011. In 2012 he appeared in the “Army Wives” TV series, then between 2013 and 2014 starred as Alfonso Rivera in the action drama TV series “SAF3”. It is certain that all these ventures helped J. R. Martinez to add a significant amount to his net worth.
Besides appearing in TV series, Martinez also participated in the 13th season of ABC’s reality TV show, celebrity competition – “Dancing with the Stars”. After being featured in all 10 weeks of this contest, he was named its winner with partner Karina Smirnoff. This accomplishment has certainly helped J. R. Martinez to boost his popularity as well as his wealth.
Apart from those already mentioned above, Martinez also serves as a Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors’ Board of Directors member, and is also avidly involved within Operation Finally Home, a charity organization which provides housing for war veterans and their families. So far, J. R. Martinez has been honored with a Veterans Leadership Award as well as with the Shining Star of Perseverance medal.
When it comes to his personal life, there aren’t many relevant details about J. R. Martinez’s private affairs. However, it has been publically acknowledged that he was romantically connected to Diana Gonzalez-Jones with whom he welcomed one child, before they parted their ways.
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|Full Name||J.R. Martinez|
|Net Worth||$1.2 Million|
|Date Of Birth||June 14, 1983|
|Place Of Birth||Shreveport, Louisiana, US|
|Education||Dalton High School|
|Children||Lauryn Anabelle Martinez|
|Awards||Combat Action RibbonCombat Action Ribbon|
|TV Shows||SAF3, Dancing with the Stars|
|1||J.R. Martinez and girlfriend Diana Gonzalez-Jones welcomed their first child, daughter Lauryn Anabelle, on May 2, 2012.|
|2||At 9 years old J.R. moved with his mother to Hope, Arkansas, where he lived until he was age 17.|
|3||Grand Marshal, Tournament of Roses Parade.|
|SAF3||2013-2014||TV Series||Alfonso Rivera|
|Army Wives||2012||TV Series||Physical Therapist|
|All My Children||2008-2011||TV Series||Brot Monroe|
|Good Luck||2016||Documentary post-production||Himself|
|WGN Morning News||2015||TV Series||Himself|
|Oprah: Where Are They Now?||2015||TV Series||Himself|
|The View||2008-2015||TV Series||Himself / Himself - Guest Co-Host|
|Good Morning America||2011-2014||TV Series||Himself - Guest / Himself|
|TakePart Live||2014||TV Series||Himself - Guest|
|The Daily Helpline||2014||TV Series||Himself - Co-Host|
|Home & Family||2012-2014||TV Series||Himself - Guest|
|My Life as a Dad||2014||TV Series||Himself|
|Sesame Street||2013||TV Series||Himself|
|Marie||2013||TV Series documentary||Himself|
|National Memorial Day Parade||2013||TV Special documentary||Himself|
|Dr. Phil||2013||TV Series||Himself|
|The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson||2012-2013||TV Series||Himself / Himself - Guest|
|Trial by Fire: Lives Re-Forged||2012||Documentary||Himself|
|The Doctors||2012||TV Series||Himself|
|Extreme Makeover: Home Edition||2012||TV Series||Himself|
|The Dr. Oz Show||2012||TV Series||Himself - Guest|
|Rachael Ray||2011||TV Series||Himself|
|WWE Tribute to the Troops||2011||TV Special||Himself|
|The 5th Annual CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute||2011||TV Special||Himself - Presenter|
|Dancing with the Stars||2011||TV Series||Himself - Contestant|
|The Tonight Show with Jay Leno||2011||TV Series||Himself|
|CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley||2011||TV Series||Himself|
|Inside Edition||2015||TV Series documentary||Himself|