Merlin Santana Biography and Early Life
Merlin Santana was an American actor and rapper. He was born on March 14, 1976 in New York City, New York, United States. He was born to his parents named Rico Santana (Father) and Edwina Santana (Mother). He grew up with two siblings named Sharon Santana (Sister) and Milden Santana (Brother).
Merlin Santana Net Worth
Merlin Santana was an American actor and rapper who had an estimated net worth of $800 thousand. He earned over $70 thousand as salary annually.
Merlin Santana Career
Merlin Santana started his screen career in 1991, when he landed a recurring role as Stanley on The Cosby Show. He was later cast as Marcus Dixon in the sitcom titled Getting By. In November 1994, he appeared on Sister, Sister, playing the role of Joey and in 1995, he starred as Marcus Henry in the CBS family drama Under One Roof and from 1996 until 1999, he played the role of Ohagi on Moesha. In 1996, he starred as Romeo Santana on The Steve Harvey Show.
In 2001, he played the role of Jermaine in the movie Flossin and in 2002, he starred in the VH1 TV Movie, Play’d: A Hip Hop Story and he later starred in the comedy Showtime. In 2003, he starred in the comedy film titled The Blues with Deon Richmond.
Merlin Santana Cause of Death
Merlin Santana was shot in the head on November 9, 2002. He was shot and killed in the Crenshaw District of Los Angeles. He was shot by Damien Andre Gates and he was instantly killed by the bullet. Damien Andre Gates was later arrested, charged and sentenced to 70 years imprisonment. He was buried at Saint Raymond’s Cemetery, in The Bronx, New York.
Merlin Santana Nationality and Ethnicity
Merlin Santana was of American nationality. He was of African-American ethnicity.
Merlin Santana Height and Weight
Merlin Santana stood at a height of 5 ft 11 inches. He weighed 71 kg.
Merlin Santana Residence
Merlin Santana resided in Los Angeles, California, United States.
Merlin Santana Wife
Merlin Santana was never married and he had no wife.
Merlin Santana Parents
Merlin Santana was born to his parents named Rico Santana (Father) and Edwina Santana (Mother).
Merlin Santana Siblings
Merlin Santana grew up with two siblings named Sharon Santana (Sister) and Milden Santana (Brother).
Merlin Santana Kids
Merlin Santana had a son named Orio Santana (Daughter) and Tamie Santana (Son).
Social media Presence
Before his death, Santana wasn’t active on social media networks.
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Controversies, rumors and legal issues
Since coming to limelight, Santana hasn’t been linked to any known controversy, rumors and legal issues.
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Facts about Merlin Santana
|Net Worth||$800 thousand|
|Salary||Over $70 thousand annually|
|Income Source||Actor and rapper|
|Birthday||March 14, 1976|
|Parents||Rico Santana (Father) and Edwina Santana (Mother)|
|Siblings||Sharon Santana (Sister) and Milden Santana (Brother)|
|Height||5 ft 11 inches|
|Residence||Los Angeles, California, United States|
|Cause of Death||Homicide|