The Untold Truth About Miguel A. Núñez Jr.’s Wife Yulanda Simon

April 18, 2024
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Who is Yulanda Simon?

Yulanda Simon was born in California, USA sometime in the ‘60s – she hasn’t disclosed her exact date of birth, but her zodiac sign is said to be Aries, and she holds American nationality. She’s probably only known for being the wife of Miguel A. Nunez Jr, a popular American actor, film writer, producer, and public speaker.

Early life and education

Yulanda was raised in California by her parents, about whom nothing’s known as she respects their privacy, but it’s said that her father was a musician, and that her mother was a piano teacher. Because Yulanda hasn’t spoken of having any siblings, most of her fans believe that she’s an only child.

She became physically active while still attending a local elementary school, as she practiced a couple of sports at the school, while she also spent most of her spare time outdoors, playing soccer and roller skating with friends. Yulanda matriculated sometime in the ‘80s, and because she hasn’t spoken of her further education, most people believe that she hasn’t attended college.

Yulanda’s career

Yulanda hasn’t shared any details regarding her career with the public, but it’s said that she was a fitness coach, and that she ran her own gym, was apparently very passionate about her work, and that there wasn’t a day that she wouldn’t be at her gym, but all of this remains unconfirmed.


Love life and marriage with Miguel A. Nunez Jr.

Both Yulanda and Miguel are highly secretive when it comes to sharing details of their love life with the public, and not a lot is known about it.

It is known that the two married in a private ceremony in 1994, attended by only the closest of their friends and family members; it’s believed that they were introduced by a mutual friend three years prior to the wedding. In 1995, Yulanda gave birth to their daughter Mia, while their second daughter Micole followed in 1999.

Neither of the two have spoken of any other people whom they might have been with, and as of December 2021, Yulanda is married to Miguel A. Nunez Jr, and they have two daughters together.

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Hobbies and other interests

Yulanda was physically highly active during her 20s, 30s and 40s, and had multiple training sessions at the gym every week, thus her slim figure. She has been following a strict diet ever since she set foot in a gym, and it’s believed that she’s today a vegetarian.

Yulanda is passionate about travelling, and has apparently been to various US states, mostly to keep her husband company during the shooting of his movies and TV series. She has also been to many European countries, including France and Italy.

She’s a huge fan of Hollywood movies – her favorite actor and actress are Leonardo DiCaprio and Julia Roberts, while a couple of Yulanda’s favorite movies include “Titanic”, “Pretty Woman” and “Erin Brockovich”.


She’s an animal lover, and has had several pet dogs; her family apparently had two dogs and a cat while she was growing up.

Yulanda likes to listen to music, and her favorite genres are rock and country.

Age, height and net worth

Yulanda is believed to be in her 50s. She has long black hair and brown eyes, her height is 5ft 5ins (1.65m) and she weighs around 120lbs (55kgs).

As of December 2021, her net worth has been estimated at over $300,000, while her husband Miguel’s net worth is reputedly over $1 million.

Who is her husband Miguel A. Nunez Jr?

Miguel A. Nunez Jr. was born in New York City, USA, on 11 August 1964 – his zodiac sign is Leo, and he holds American nationality.

He’s appeared in close to 150 movies and TV series, perhaps known best for his portrayal of Harris Grant, in the action crime series “The Family Business”. It stars Valarie Pettiford, Darrin Dewitt Henson and Sean Ringgold, and follows the Duncan family who are the owners of an exotic car dealership; the series has been airing since 2018.

Miguel was raised in New York City alongside his eight siblings, by their parents about whom nothing else is known, as Miguel respects their privacy; it’s believed that his father was a taxi driver, and that their mother worked at a local supermarket as a cashier. The family often struggled with money, and barely had enough to pay the bills and put food on the table.


Miguel became interested in acting while still attending a local high school, and launched his career with his portrayal of Valet Parking Attendant, in the 1984 episode “Murder MTV” of the adventure crime comedy series “Automan”. He then made his debut film appearance in the romantic comedy “Joy of Sex” in the same year, and the following year saw Miguel appear in two hit horror movies – “Friday the 13th: A New Beginning” and “The Return of the Living Dead”. Some of his notable performances in the remainder of the ‘80s were in the 1986 romantic thriller comedy movie “Jumpin’ Jack Flash”, the 1988 action crime comedy movie “Action Jackson” and the 1989 crime comedy film “Harlem Nights”.

What marked the ‘90s for Miguel was perhaps his portrayal of Reggie in the 1996 crime comedy movie “A Thin Line Between Love and Hate”, written and directed by Martin Lawrence, who also starred in it alongside Lynn Whitfield and Regina King. It follows a nightclub promoter who has broken his girlfriend’s heart, while she’s now set on having her revenge.

Miguel started off the 2000s with a supporting role in the romantic science fiction comedy movie “Nutty Professor II: The Klumps”, while he was then cast to appear in the 2001 action movie “MacArthur Park”, the hit 2002 adventure family comedy film “Scooby-Doo” and the 2003 action adventure series “Tarzan”.


The year 2008 saw him appear in the popular family adventure comedy movie “Meet Dave”, directed by Brian Robbins, and which starred Eddie Murphy, Elizabeth Banks and Gabrielle Union. It follows a spaceship with a human form which is being operated by tiny aliens, and the movie won two of the five awards for which it was nominated.

A couple of Miguel’s most notable performances in the 2010s were in the 2011 drama film “Breathe”, the 2012 comedy movie “Christmas in Compton”, and the 2018 action thriller movie “No More Mr. Nice Guy”. He’s currently shooting for close to 10 upcoming movies, including “The Microchip That Ruined Halloween”, “Survival” and “Blood Orange Moon”.

Miguel was nominated for a 1999 American Latino Media Arts (ALMA) Award for Outstanding Actor in a Feature Film in a Crossover Role, for his performance in the 1998 biographical musical movie “Why Do Fools Fall in Love?”

Olivia Wilson

As the Freelance Writer at Net Worth Post, I steer producing riveting stories about the lives and triumphs of influencers. With an unwavering commitment to precision and a flair for weaving compelling tales, I guide our content creation, from the depths of research to the pinnacle of narrative excellence. My responsibilities encompass the full spectrum of editorial management, including the meticulous investigation, narrative development, and upholding the integrity and high standard of our output.

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