What is Ojani Noa’s Net Worth?
|Net Worth||$1 Million|
|Annual Income||$200 Thousand|
|Monthly Income||$30 Thousand|
|Age||48 Years Old|
Ojani Noa is a Cuban actor, model, and producer who has a net worth of $1 million. Ojani was barely 23 years old when he married Jennifer Lopez and their marriage lasted only 11 months. he is mostly known for being the first husband of JLO.
Noa began his modeling career when he was 18 years old and battled a lot in his first year to make his dreams come to reality. Noa has also worked as a waiter at the Cuban restaurant Larios On the Beach.
He gradually began to appear on TV shows such as Telemundo and Univision. He made his film debut in Rappin-n-Rhyming in 2008 with the picture and has also appeared in Vendetta: No Mercy 2004.
Ojani Noa was born on June 11th, 1974, in Havana, Cuba. Noa’s family left Cuba for a better life in the US during his difficult upbringing in search of better opportunities. His parents struggled to find work in the new place, but he was able to graduate from a local high school. However, due to financial concerns, he was unable to continue his studies. He is of Spanish-Cuban descent and began his profession as a chef.
At the age of 18, Noa began working as a model and was also a waiter at Larios On the Beach, a Cuban restaurant run by Emilio and Gloria Estefan, the famous singer, in Miami Beach, Florida. He worked as the manager of Madre’s for 6 months in the Latin restaurant owned by JLo which was located in Pasadena, California even after their divorce.
In 2002, Noa made his acting debut in the film, Rappin-n-Rhyming in which he portrayed the role of Dan Valdez. He then appeared in the TV shows in 2003, Liquid Assets and “Pa’lante con Cristina. In the film, Vendetta: No Conscience, No Mercy, which was originally titled Irish Eyes, he landed the character of an Irish gangster.
He had hardly any movie offers, and his divorce from JLo was regarded as one of the worst in Hollywood due to the involvement of legal proceedings. So in 2007, he made the decision to produce the Carlton Enoch-directed film, Eye See Me starring Leo Solomon, Corey Jackson, and Matthew Alexander which was quite a success.
Relationship with Jennifer Lopez
Noa and Jennifer Lopez began dating after meeting in a chic Miami Beach restaurant. They were engaged in 1996 and married the following year. They honeymooned for a week in Key West, Florida. JLo split from Ojani in January 1998, and their divorce was finalized 2 months later.
Following their divorce, Noa sued his ex-wife for job conflicts in 2004, because he still worked at a restaurant owned by Lopez. They reached an agreement in 2005 that included secrecy terms.
Noa was summoned to court in 1999 while attempting to make a film that included home videos and exposed private details about his married life. When he was fired from Jennifer’s restaurant, the incidents continued. He threatened to expose her and publish his ‘tell-all memoir’ book unless she paid him $5 million to stop such an act.
However, the court passed a decision in favor of JLo, and Noa was ordered to pay a total of $545,000 as a result of the threats. In addition, he was barred from putting in any sort of derogatory light, or otherwise disparaging his ex-wife.
Noa is a multi-talented individual who is now both an entrepreneur and an enthusiastic personal trainer. Currently, Noa advocates health and fitness. He posts information about leading a healthy lifestyle on social media. His most recent appearance was on the show Daily Flash when he offered some advice on how to maintain a healthy weight with a balanced diet and exercise routine.
Noa has received a lot of media attention as the ex-husband of American singer Jennifer Lopez. Following their divorce, JLo has taken more initiative than they had when they were together. The couple’s divorce is one of the ugliest in recorded history, with each side threatening the other with lawsuits and counterclaims. Noa has even stated that he is not confident that her fourth marriage to actor Ben Affleck will last.
Vazquez sued JLo for $10 million for interfering with a Telemundo film called I Owe JLo. The movie was about Ojani’s struggles as a Cuban immigrant who also happened to be the husband of a celebrity.
Her lawyers issued a cease-and-desist order to Noa when this notion was brought to JLo’s attention. Initially, a judge found in favor of Noa, but Lopez appealed, and the judgment was overturned by the Second District.
The film premiered in 2009, but Jennifer sued Vazquez and Meyer for putting her personal life into the production, and they later began work on another film, How I Married Jennifer Lopez: The JLo and Ojani Noa Story, but production was halted due to Lopez’s injunction.
Noa is in a relationship with a Latina motivational icon Maria Marin who has her own radio show titled “El Show de Maria” on Univision Radio Network. They both are health and wellness instructors and have been seen on their Instagram posts.
As of 2023, Ojani Noa’s net worth is estimated to be around $1 million. while his ex-wife, JLo has a whooping net worth of $400 million. He has earned his fortune through his acting endeavors and is currently a personal trainer. He reportedly earns over $40,000 per year as a fitness trainer.
Noa worked as a chef before becoming an actor. He became famous after appearing in the film “Eyes See Me”. He made his acting debut in 2002 with the film “Rappin-n-rhyming” and because of the success of this film, he was given other opportunities to perform in films such as Vendetta: No Conscience, and No Mercy in 2004.