Miriam Colón Net Worth: $5 Million
Born on August 20, 1936 in Ponce, Puerto Rico. The famous Puerto Rican actress has an estimated net worth of $5 million. When Miriam Colón was young in the ’40s, her recently divorced mother and the family relocated to a public housing project in Barrio Obrero, San Juan where she enrolled in the Román Baldorioty de Castro High School and actively participated in school plays. Colón’s first drama teacher, Marcos Colón (no relation), believed she was a prodigy and allowed her to observe the students in the Drama Department of the University of Puerto Rico. She was a good student in high school and was awarded scholarships by the Dramatic Workshop, Technical Institute and The Lee Strasburg Acting Studio in New York City. In 1953, Colón made her debut in acting career, starring in Peloteros (Baseball Players) and Ramón (Diplo) Rivero, within which she played Lolita. Colón became the Actors Studio’s first Puerto Rican member following a single audition. She also worked in theater and then landed a role on the American daytime soap opera Guiding Light. Between 1954 and 1974, she appeared in television shows such as Peter Gunn and Alfred Hitchcock Presents and later as Gunsmoke, Bonanza, The High Chaparral and Have Gun, Will Travel. Colón also starred in the 1961 film One-eyed Jacks as “the redhead”. She went on to star in several other television productions, including The Richest Man In Bogota starring Lee Marvin and the film Gloria starring Sharon Stone (1999).