Who is Wilmer Valderrama?

Wilmer ‘Eduardo’ Valderrama is an actor with a few other skills such as producing movies or TV shows and singing. He got his recognition from the Television show called That 70’s Show playing the popular character of Fez. He is also famous for his amazing performance in From Dusk till Dawn: The Series acting the character of Carlos Madrigal.

Quick Info
Full NameWilmer Eduardo Valderrama
Date of BirthJanuary 30, 1980
Birth PlaceMiami, Florida, U.S.
Parent(s)Balbino A. Valderrama and Sobeida Valderrama
OccupationActor, Producer, Singer, TV personality
Partner(s)Christina Milian (1998)
Ariana Richards (1999)
Mandy Moore (2000-2002)
Ashlee Simpsons (2005)
Avril Lavigne (2009)
Demi Lovato (2010-2016)
Amanda Pacheco (engaged)
Net worthUS $20 million


Wilmer Valderrama was born on the 30th of January, 1980 in Miami, Florida, USA. He was brought up with his three other siblings named Marylin, Christian, and Stephanie. His father was a farm equipment rental company whose name was Balbino A. Valderrama while his mother’s name was Sobeida Valderrama. His family moved to Venezuela when he was just three and came back to the USA after he reached the age of 14. His father is from Venezuela and his mother is from Colombia.

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Wilmer Valderrama is in-fact an educated individual. He completed his primary education at a Local High School. After returning from Venezuela at age 14, he graduated from William Howard Taft Charter High School which is situated in Los Angeles, California in 1999. 

Because he moved to Venezuela at a very young age of 3, he joined his school theatre department so that he could learn English. This is where he developed his love for acting.


Wilmer Valderrama had been in many relationships in his life. He dated Christina Milian in 1998, and Ariana Richards in the following year. He also dated Mandy Moore for two years from 2000 to 2002. After that, he took a break from dating and finally dated Ashlee Simpsons in 2005. This relationship didn’t work out either. 

Similarly, he again started dating Avril Lavigne, the famous singer in 2009. Unfortunately, they had to break up too. 

The one relationship which got a lot of spotlight was the one with Demi Lovato which unfortunately lasted for just 6 years instead of forever. However, their bond is still unbreakable. One of the main reasons for their breakup was their age gap. They first met when Demi was just 17 and Wilmer was 29 but they started dating when she turned 18. Demi has been reported saying that it was love, at first sight, the moment she laid eyes on the That 70s Show actor. They broke up in June 2016.

After Demi, he dated Minka Kelly from 2012 to 2016. However, he started dating Amanda Pacheco in 2019 and is now happily engaged to her.

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Wilmer Valderrama’s first debut movie was Summer Catch in 2001 as Mickey Dominguez. After that, he did movies like Party Monster, Beauty Shop, The Darwin Awards, Fast Food Nomination, Unaccompanied Minors, Zoom, El Muerto, The Condor, and many more. 

Some of his recent and noticeable movies are: Onward (2020), Trouble (2019), Charming (2018), The Adderall Diaries (2016), The Girl is in Trouble (2015), To Whom It May Concern (2015), and Demi Lovato: Simply Complicated (2017).

Television Shows

Wilmer Valderrama’s first TV show was Four Corners in 1998. 

After, he played the popular character of Fez in the That 70s Show. He got his recognition from his incredible performance in this series. He was also nominated for various awards for this show. He did a total of 200 episodes in this show. The show lasted from 1998 to 2006.

He also gave his best performance in From Dusk till Dawn: The Series as Don Carlos Madrigal which was premiered in 2014. He did a total of 23 episodes for this show.

Some of his other works in TV shows are Grounded for Life (2002), MADtv (2002), Punk’d (2003), Yo Momma (2006- 2007), The Sopranos (2006), Handy Manny (2006- 2012), That’s Our Joe (2007), Royal Pains (2011- 2012), Lip Sync Battle (2016) and a lot of others.

Grey’s Anatomy (2016) and NCIS, which is running from 2016 to the present, are his other famous TV shows.

Similarly, as Netflix’s The Ranch came back for the second part of Season 2, Wilmer Valderrama joined the cast to star in three episodes of it as former ranch hand Umberto in 2016.

Music Career

Apart from acting, Wilmer Valderrama is also really good at singing and dancing and he is also really known for it.

He quietly released a song called The Way I Fiesta in 2011 and he really enjoyed it.

Sexy and I Know It featuring the artist LMFAO was a hit song of Wilmer. He has also made two music videos with Demi Lovato, his ex-girlfriend called Really Don’t Care and Nightingale in 2014.

He has also made a music video with the famous singer Justin Bieber called Holy in 2020.


Wilmer Valderrama was nominated for Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Sidekick in 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, and 2006 and won thrice in 2003, 2005, and 2006 for the That 70s Show. He was also nominated six other times for Alma Award for Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series in 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2006, and for Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Series by a Young Ensemble in 1999.

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Age, Height, Weight, Nationality

 Since Wilmer Valderrama was born in the USA, his nationality is American while his ethnicity is Hispanic (Colombian and Venezuelan).

He is a man of average height standing tall at 1.7 m or 5 foot 7 and a half inches. Likewise, his weight is 74 kg or 164 pounds. His eye and hair are the same color i.e. brown. 

Similarly, his chest size is 43 inches, biceps of 15 inches and waist size is 35 inches.

His zodiac sign is Aquarius.

Social Media

Wilmer Valderrama came back to social media after a month’s break-in 2019. His Instagram account is @wilmervalderrama with 1.8 million followers and 3101 posts while his Twitter handle is @WValderrama having 718.8 k followers and his Facebook account is Wilmer Valderrama.

Net worth

Wilmer Valderrama earns a pretty decent amount of money receiving $100 thousand per episode. He is estimated to have a net worth of about $20 million.