The Starz hit series Power Book II: Ghost persists to keep viewers on the edge of their seats. So, here we are, to tell you all about actor Erik Hernandez who notably plays Gordo Castillo in the American drama television series created by Courtney A. Kemp.
Before this, the up-and-coming actor was part of the big Disney spectacular Disney’s Aladdin, which had him gainfully employed for the foreseeable future. This, he was hoping would prove to be the launch pad for an ambitious agenda he had set out for himself. So, how has it been since, his career and everything? Here’s what we know.
Erik Hernandez On Power Book II: Ghost
Erik Hernandez, AKA Erik Hernandez-Wangler, plays Gordo Castillo in Power Book II: Ghost.
This is the first TV acting job Erik has booked and his character serves as a recurring cast member. So, he maybe will be on the show even in the forthcoming seasons, i.e., if it gets renewed. Also, judging from Gordo and Dru’s budding romance on the series, one can presume that the former may also land a main cast spot in no time.
How Much Is Erik Hernandez’s Net Worth?
Erik reportedly had close to $500K net worth as of April 2023.
On his Facebook, he mentioned working in Aladdin – The Musical from April 2018 until now. So it happens, Erik also formerly worked at Cutting Edge Elite in New York, New York, and in the front desk at SoulCycle in New York, New York. He also briefed about working as an actor at Music Theatre Wichita and performing arts at Quisisana.
Today, apart from all of it, Erik also is the owner of Soil Brothers, which is a sustainable clothing brand, and the SB Illuminations. The latter is a full-service lighting & design company that handles a wide scope of commercial and residential projects in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and New York.
Also, since 2023, Erik has been represented by Stewart Talent New York national talent agency.
Erik Hernandez Family
Erik’s father is Chino Hernandez. Back in 2018, when Erik made it to the cast of Aladin, we saw him congratulate Erik on social media. Like this, the patriarch has more than once gushed on social media that he is super proud of his son.
Also so you know, Chino in his days, studied Computer engineering at Tampa Technical Institute and graduated in 1987. He is also known as Humberto N Hernandez and he turned 55 years old in September 2022. Other than that, Chino had been residing in Celina, Texas as of now. And of course, he and Erik’s mom Lorraine Busigo Wangler are no longer together.
On 29 June 2021, Erik’s mom and her now husband John Wangler celebrated their 18th anniversary. “I can’t wait to see what the next 18 has in store for us”, Lorraine at the time gushed on a social media post. She can be found on IG @soulcaliente. And speaking of her age, the Bronx, New York turned 57 years old in May 2022.
Erik’s stepfather, John Wangler, played quarterback at the University of Michigan from 1977-80 and later for the Michigan Panthers, and his two stepbrothers also played at U-M. Hernandez started out playing sports, including tennis, hockey, soccer, and basketball.
Erik has a bunch of siblings and only one of them is a full sibling, his sister Jaleeza Hernandez-Wangler (on IG @jaleezalh).
Brothers Jack Wangler and Jared Wangler, and sisters Halle Wangler and Sierra Wangler, are likely his half-siblings.
One more family member that we have come to know of is Kathryn “Kara” Hall Wangler. She is Jack’s wife. She went to the same university (University of Michigan) as Jack. Also, she turned 35 years old in September 2022.
Is Erik Hernandez Gay?
Already a fan-favorite Erik’s sexuality was unknown as of April 2023.
Erik Hernandez Dating Status
Erik Hernandez’s relationship status was not known at the time of this writing. But, still, he looked like someone who was single. If he had a partner, no one knew of it.
Is Erik Hernandez On Instagram?
Yes. Erik Hernandez could be found on Instagram @imerikhernandez with 55 posts and 5,097 followers as of 9 April 2023.
He also occasionally showed glimpses of his life on ‘Erik Hernandez-Wangler’ Facebook.
Erik Hernandez Age
Erik Hernandez was born in 1994. So, he turned 28 years old in 2022.
Erik Hernandez Height
Athletic/toned physiqued Erik Hernandez stands 6’2″ (1.87 meters) in height. Also, he weighed around 180 lbs / 82kg. Also, his hair is black and his eyes are brown colored.
When Is Erik Hernandez’s Birthday?
Erik’s birthday is on April 8th and that makes him an Aries.
As an Aries born on this day Erik is supposedly someone who never misses a chance to learn from his mistakes or miscalculations.
Where Is Erik Hernandez From?
Erik Hernandez was born in Florida. Then, when he was five, he moved to Michigan where he went through Royal Oak’s Shrine Catholic Schools system. Even today, he seemed to be based in Royal Oak, Michigan. And in between, he also lived in Cincinnati, Ohio.
What Is Erik Hernandez’s Ethnicity?
Erik Hernandez has more than once hinted at his Puerto Rican lineage. In his model profile on Backstage, he is also said to be of Black/African descent, Latino/Hispanic, Middle Eastern, South Asian/Indian, and Southeast Asian/Pacific Islander.