About Dante Basco
It has been reported that the overall amount of Dante Basco net worth reaches 500 thousand dollars, as of right now. Dante Basco has become well known because of his career as an actor and voice actor. In addition to that, he is a dancer. In 1991 he got his best known role to date, that being as Rufio in the film called “Hook”.
Dante Basco is also recognized as a voice actor. He voiced the role of Zuko in the Nickelodeon series called “Avatar: The Last Airbender”. The actor also appeared as Jake Long in the Disney production called “American Dragon: Jake Long”. Dante Basco got starring roles in some popular films, including “But I’m a Cheerleader” and “The Debut”. Therefore, all of these productions not only made his name well known, but also added up to the overall sum of Dante Basco net worth. Dante Basco is a fan of the webcomic called “Homestuck”, where, in fact, he has also appeared.
The actor was born in 1975 in Pittsburg, California and he grew up in Cerritos and Paramount, California. He was raised with his four siblings and one of them, Dion Basco, also became an actor.
When he was younger, he was interested in dancing and was a member of the Streat Freaks breakdancing crew. When he started his acting career, at first, he was appearing in TV series as a minor role.
In 1991, he got his breakthrough when he appeared in the movie called “Hook”. In this movie, Dante Basco starred next to such actors as Dustin Hoffman and Robin Williams. It is known that Dante Basco improvised some of his lines in the film, which he tried to compete with Robin Williams, who is known as the king of improvisation. The film has also added up to the total size of Dante Basco net worth.
The actor was studying in Orange County High School of the Arts in the Music and Theatre Conservatory, from which he graduated in 1993. Dante Basco appeared as a guest in the TV series “Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper” and “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air”. Also, he portrayed a recurring role in the TV series called “Moesha”. He appeared with his siblings in the film called “The Debut”. Later, he was joined by his brothers to appear in “Naked Brown Men”.
In 1999, the actor was chosen to portray a gay teenager in the film called “But I’m A Cheerleader”. In 2006, Dante Basco played the role of a dancer named Ramos in the film called “Take the Lead”, where he appeared with Antonio Banderas. In most of the productions in which he appears, Dante Basco dances as he did in some TV commercials, such as for Sprite and Verizon Wireless. All of this work of his has added up a lot of revenues to the total amount of Dante Basco net worth, as well.
Other productions, which made him more known, include “American Dragon: Jake Long”, “Zevo-3”, “Saints Row”, “Aion: Tower of Eternity” and “The Legend of Korra”.