Quick Facts Mel Rodriguez

  • NameMel Rodriguez
  • Birth NameMel Rodriguez
  • Nick NameMel
  • NationalityAmerican
  • EthnicityWhite
  • ProfessionActor
  • Working ForHBO
  • Net Worth$ 1 million
  • Famous ForThe Last Man on Earth
  • MarriedYes
  • Married toNot disclosed
  • ChildrenYes
  • EducationSUNY Purchase University
  • Birth PlaceMiami, Florida, United States

If you are a regular viewer of HBO series Getting On, Fox Comedy series The Last Man on Earth or AMC’s Better Call Saul then you must remember this man who has won the heart of millions of people with his magnificent acting skills. Melvin Dimas Rodriguez who is better known for his short name Mel Rodriguez is an American actor by profession.


Mel Rodriguez was born in the year 1973, June 12 in Miami, Florida, United States. Rodriguez was raised and grew up in Little Havana with his parents. During his childhood, he was more interested in boxing rather than acting. He was into professional boxing but the same path change into something bigger which led him to the field of acting.

During his high school at the age of 17, he played in The Inner Circle with Pedro Zamora which was AIDS awareness program. The short role was very interesting and he was alive in the role which changes his destiny from a boxing player to professional actor. He dropped from his college in order to get a scholarship in SUNY Purchase. He graduated from SUNY Purchase and stayed in Purchase and managed to open the cigar shop. Even he was the owner of the shop he managed to visit New York frequently for the stage show. After spending a couple of years in stage drama, he finally got to play on the screen in the year 1999 from the legal drama series Law & Order.

After the Law & Order, he moved to Los Angeles and focus more on his screen career. He got his full-length movie in the same year from Wirey Spindell. Panic Room, Deuces Wild, Showtime, The Terminal, Garfield, Big Top, Unknown, The Watch, Fat, Suburban Gothic etc are some of his film credits while Law & Order, Third Watch, Gilmore Girls, CSI:NY, NYPD Blue, Ghost Whisperer, Flash Forward, Big Love, Running Wilde, Enlisted, Better Call Saul, The Last Man on Earth etc are his TV credits.

He is more into TV works rather than one-time movie role. It is believed that Mel is receiving a handsome amount of salary for the play in The Last Man on Earth. Due to which he falls under the category of rich celebrity. Though it is not disclosed however it might be in millions of dollars as he is in the business for a long time and there is still a long way to go.


Moving to his personal life section, almost everything has been kept silent or invisible. There is no account and actual information regarding his married life and past relationship with Mel Rodriguez girlfriends. Since he is in his 40’s age, he must have been married and had a nice family, but there is no news about his personal section. If you are concerned about his physical appearance then he might have the height of approx. 5 feet 7 inch as he looks very tall in the screen. Likewise, he is kind of fat however he looks best in every possible outfit.

As of 2016, Mel Rodriguez has an estimated net worth of $1 million dollars.