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Facts About Yelba Osorio - John Leguizamo’s Ex-Wife

Published Sun Oct 20 2019 By Akki
Facts About Yelba Osorio - John Leguizamo’s Ex-Wife

Yelba Osorio is an American actress and writer, who has appeared in numbers of hit movies and TV series like The Pest (1997). She was born on Friday, September 13, 1968, in New York City, USA to American middle-class parents. She belongs to Caucasian ethnicity/races and her sun sign is Virgo.

Here are 8 facts about Yelba Osorio's life;

What's her Net Worth? 

Yelba Osorio has a net worth of $700,000 and her main source of income is her professional career as an actress and writer. She played the role of Blanco's Girlfriend as Yelba Matamoros in the classic crime film Carlito's Way (1993). The movie had huge box office success with a $60 million collections worldwide.

The average American actress earns around $50,000 as stated in the PayScale, whereas it reports an actress's salary can be high as they expected to depend upon their skill and budget.

Yelba Osorio along with John Leguizamo.
Yelba Osorio and John Leguizamo caught together.
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House in LA

Osorio is the resident of Los Angeles, California and lives in a lavish mansion with her sweetheart. 

The Los Angeles houses with 2 bedrooms cost around $499,000 as reported by the real estate agents from the RedFin

Fiance - Cormac McCourt

The native American handsome Cormac McCourt is the man of Yelba Osorio's life. The duo are the classmates from Stuyvesant High School. The pair have been lovey-dove since they met in the 30th high school reunion. The lovebirds have been living together following their engagement in February 2018.

Ex-Husband - John Leguizamo 

The beauty queen, Yelba was once married to an American actor and stand-up comedian John Leguizamo. The former couple tied the knot on 27 August 1994 promising for never being apart. The two love life didn't last long and got divorced after two years in 1996.

Yelba Osorio and John Leguizamo taking picture together.
Yelba Osorio and John Leguizamo pose for a photo.
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John Leguizamo has started a new life after his relationship ended with Osorio. He is a family guy, who is living a happy life with his wife Justine Maurer and children.

Body Measurement 

The 51 years old Osorio is the bombshell with an athletic body build. She stands tall about 5 feet 3 inches (1.61 m) in height weighing 50 kg (110 Ibs). She has stunning dark brown eyes and remarkable brown hair.

Education - Alma Mater

Talking about Yelba Osorio's qualifications, she holds multiple degrees from different fields. She attended Stuyvesant High School and earned a high school certificate in 1986. After that, she studied and got graduated from Columbia University in New York. 

Osorio also joined A.R.T./MXAT Institute for Advanced Theater Training at Harvard University.

A picture of Yelba Osorio and John Leguizamo together.
Yelba Osorio and John Leguizamo taking a photo together.
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Yelba debuted with 1993 crime thriller movie Carlito's Way starring Al Pacino and Sean Penn. After that, in the same year, she had a cameo role in short Animation TV series; Sesame Street. Later on, in 1995 she also appeared in the comedy TV series; House of Buggin'.

Osorio has acted over 30 hit movies and TV shows including; Law & Order andShut Up and Kiss Me! (2004).

No Social Media Presence 

Besides being a prominent actress, Yelba Osorio likes to live a private life out of the spotlight. She has been maintaining distance from the public and media attention. She isn't active on any social networking sites including Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.

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