Things You Didn't Know about Marcel Ruiz

Jessica GomezPublished on   13 Apr, 2018Updated on   22 Apr, 2021

He is one of the American TV actors, who moved to Los Angeles to pursue his acting career like any other actors and went on to become one of the successful actors Marcel Ruiz. Ruiz is best known for his role as Alex Alvarez in the super-hit Netflix reboot of One Day at a Time.


Check out these five interesting facts about the stunning actor of Puerto Rican descent and is originally from San Juan, Marcel Ruiz.

Five facts you need to know about Marcel Ruiz

Marcel Ruiz was born on July 9, 2003, in Puerto Rico. He began his acting career by appearing in the commercials for Old Navy. He gained huge attention after his role in the TV drama series- Snowfall as Popeye.

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Marcel Ruiz- Follows his parent’s footstep

Well, it true that Marcel follows the footsteps of his parents as too have a fantastic career in the world of entertainment; hence Marcel just like his parents want to initiate his career in the world of glamour. 

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He started appearing in front of professional cameras at an early age starring for the commercials. Later, he moved to Los Angeles with his parents at the age of nine to pursue a career as an actor.

Marcel Ruiz- has a sister form the set

While filming the family drama- One Day at a Time, he developed a brotherly bond with an actress. Isabella Gomez, who portrayed the role of Elena (onscreen sister to Ruiz) wished Marcel on his birthday by twitting a picture and addressing Marcel as her onscreen little brother. Moreover, these two on-screen actors reportedly share a very strong bond with one another.

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She even captioned- Happiest Birthday to my onscreen little brother!! I Love you almost as much as if we were real siblings.

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Marcel Ruiz- Made Isabella insecure in some Scenes

Marcel and Isabella enact the role of siblings in One Day at a time and while hooting for the drama, she feels insecure when Marcel and Isabella have to play humorous scene.

Isabella shared with the Screener TV,

“I struggle to enact mostly the comedy scene, Marcel effortlessly competed for the scene where he seems natural and hilarious.”

Youtube: Marcel Ruiz interviewed at the premiere of One Day at a Time on Netflix #OneDayAtATime #Netflix

Marcel Ruiz’s hobby to be an actor

After knowing those things about Marcel we might get to know that Marcel has turned his hobby into his full-fledged career. Don’t you think so? Being famous as Alex Alvarez, Marcel truly has proved that if a work is done with love and patience nothing is impossible.

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Marcel Ruiz- Net Worth

This teen actor already had made his appearance as Alex in One day at a Time and has earned a huge professional success. Thus his net worth is estimated to be in million as he appears in various big-budget shows on a daily basis.