Producers marrying actresses is a long-standing tradition in Hollywood. Whatever might be responsible for that which can be speculated to be the close interaction between producers and actors/actresses, it has produced some great matchups and relationships over the years, like that of Rich Orosco and Julie Benz.
Rich Orosco might not share the popularity and celebrity recognition that his wife, Julie Benz has but he is an equally successful man in his own right. More than a producer, he is also a marketing executive who has worked for and on several big branding projects from The Ellen DeGeneres Show to Two and a Half Men. He has worked for studios and entertainment companies like Paramount Pictures and Warner Bros. Television.
Simply, more than just being the husband of a popular actress, Rich Orosco is an interesting man and we explore his story below. Read on.
Rich Orosco – Biography
As someone who exists behind the scenes of Hollywood projects, from film to television, very few details are known about his background and childhood. Starting from his date of birth to his parents, there is a plethora of information that is at the moment, unknown to the media about Rich Orosco.
The little amount of information known about him includes the fact that although he is of Mexican descent, he was born in the United States. We also know that he attended the University of Texas where he bagged a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Marketing. His high school information is unknown.
In the compilation of information available about the life of Rich Orosco, there is an abundance of information regarding his professional life. While we cannot say when he began his life as a professional brand manager or marketer, we know that he has worked for a range of companies, film and television studios and he is a producer on his own.
It is believed that he has over 15 years of experience as a brand manager in the entertainment industry. He worked on the launching of the popular entertainment news entity, TMZ on TV in 2007, He worked on the release of the CBS show, Two and a Half Men in 2003 and The Tyra Banks Show in 2005. He worked on all of this while he was the Executive Director of Advertising and Promotion at CBS Television. Orosco has also worked on the launch of news magazines like ‘Entertainment Tonight’ and ‘The Insider’.
As the co-founder of the entertainment management company Firebrand LA, Rich Orosco has worked on a number of independent projects, including sport projects such as the World Series of Boxing and he was the General Manager of Los Angeles Matadors. He has also worked as a brand expert for the Los Angeles soccer team, Los Angeles Football Club, working as the Executive Vice President, Brand & Community.
As a film producer, Rich Orosco has produced The Incredible Ferrigno and Bosslady, both of which were released in 2011.
For a man that has worked in different capacities such as being the Vice President of Marketing for Warner Bros. Television, Executive director of Advertising and Promotion for CBS Television, and the owner of his own entertainment brand management company, Firebrand LA, which has worked on several projects across Hollywood, from TMZ to The Ellen DeGeneres Show, there is no doubt that he is financially well-off. Unfortunately, the extent to which that is, is unknown. On the other hand, his wife, Julie Benz is known to be worth $6 million.
Family – Wife, and Children
Rich Orosco gets to work with some of the biggest names in Los Angeles entertainment and he does with his super beautiful wife, Julie Benz beside him. Their marriage began on the 5th of May, 2012 after they started dating in 2008. The couple got married at Los Feliz in Los Angeles, in a Mexican themed wedding.
If there is an interesting story on how they met, that is a piece of information that is currently unavailable to the public. They have remained together since they got married, showering love and affection on each other as shown by their social media posts.
However, the couple so far does not have any children, choosing instead to enjoy their solitary life as husband and wife.
Rich Orosco’s wife, Julie Benz, for those who might not know is an actress who has starred in some of Hollywood’s notable projects, such as Dexter, Angel, Buffy The Vampire Slayer.
Before she became Orosco’s wife, she was married to John Kassir, a fellow actor. Their marriage lasted between 1998 and 2007.
Other Facts About Rich Orosco
- He stands at a height of 5 feet 4 inches and weighs 56kg
- His marriage to Julie Benz held on the same day with Cinco De Mayo (May 5th). An annual celebration held on May 5 to commemorate the Mexican Army’s victory under the leadership of General Ignacio Zaragoza over the French Empire at the Battle of Puebla, on May 5, 1862.
- Rich Orosco’s wife Julie Benz has won multiple awards which include the Saturn Awards.