Andy Garcia is undoubtedly a legendary actor and is a favourite across the world for his amazing works. Over the years, he has been a very consistent actor and is now an impressive director. He has created a few iconic movie characters while in the same vein staying true to his acting roots, personal projects and humble self.
Date of Birth: April 12, 1956
Zodiac Sign: Aries
While in school, he was a popular student, if not for anything but his good looks and skills in basketball. When he was much younger, Andy dreamed of making a living from the basketball pitch but he fell ill in his senior year and his dream of being a sports star went down the drain. He had to turn to acting and gained a major in drama studies. He is a strong believer in old-fashioned chivalry and is extremely private. Read on to see what we know about his family.
Amelie Menendez (mother)
Amelia was a teacher of English and the mother of the Cuban Garcia Clan. She is close to all of her kids and is a big time fan of the most recognized Garcia.
Rene Garcia Nunez (father)
Year of Birth: 1917
Date of Death: March 24, 1993 (aged 76)
He was a lawyer and an avocado farmer on the side. Their family was relatively affluent but a change in government caused them to be refugees in Miami Beach. After they were exiled, they founded a fragrance company that was eventually worth millions of dollars. Rene died at 76 of complications from a neuromuscular disease.
Rene Garcia (brother from same parents)
Rene is the brother to the star actor in Ocean Eleven (2001) and its sequels.
Tessi Garcia (sister from same parents)
She is the only female sibling to the highly influential Latino and they maintain an unbreakable family bond. Tessi has a son Jose Arguelies but raised him as a single mother as she had divorced his father.
Maria Victoria “Marivi” Lorido Garcia (wife)
Duration of Marriage: September 24, 1982 till present
Date of Birth: April 19, 1958
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Garcia’s private life is as perfect as his acting career as he has been the husband of one wife for over three decades. The Lost City (2005) actor met Maria in college and they dated for seven years before tying the knot in 1982. Since then marriage and family has been one of Andy’s top priority and he’s evidently done a great job as a husband and a father.
Dominik Cristina Garcia-Lorido (daughter with Marivi)
Date of Birth: August 16, 1983
Zodiac Sign: Leo
She is the first daughter to the renowned actor and like her father, Dominik is known for her works in the movie industry. Since she was little, she had minor roles in her father’s films and as she grew older, she came into her own self as an established actress.
Daniella Garcia-Lorido (daughter with Marivi)
Date of Birth: January 3, 1988
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Daniella is also an accomplished film actress like her sister and has co-starred severally alongside her father Andy.
Alessandra Garcia-Lorido (daughter with Marivi)
Date of Birth: June 20, 1991
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Alessandra is a name to watch for in the modelling world as she is a fast-rising plus-size model. The proud size 12 is already turning heads with her great curves and shining teeth and is making her mark in international campaigns. She hopes that women of all sizes feel empowered and comfortable in their own skin. She is also an advocate for health and well-being in the fashion industry.
Andres Antonio Garcia-Lorido (son with Marivi)
Date of Birth: January 28, 2002
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
He is the youngest child and only son to The Godfather (1972) star. Andres is also an actor and is known for his role in the movie The Lost City (2005).