23-year-old actor Niko Guardado is set to be the next big thing on TV with his recent turn as Beto Acosta, the second eldest of the Acosta children, in the eponymous reboot of the 1994 Fox drama series, Party of Five.
Here are seven essential facts about Niko Guardado that fans of him should know:
7. He Plays Beto Acosta in Party of Five
Party of Five is a reboot of the 1996 Fox drama series of the same name. Niko plays Beto Acosta, the second eldest among the five Acosta siblings who must find a way to survive when their parents are deported from the USA.
6. Son of Former Baseball Player, Edward Guardado
Niko is not the only star in his family. His father was a former Major League Baseball player who played for the Minnesota Twins, Seattle Mariners, Cincinnati Reds, and Texas Rangers. Since retiring, he has started coaching.
5. Debuted in Print Ads When he was Eighteen Months Old
Niko was a child model who made his technical debut in print advertisements when he was all of eighteen months old.
4. Broke through in Sam & Cat
Niko's first breakthrough role came in the Nickelodeon teen sitcom, Sam & Cat in 2013. He played Richard in an episode of the show.
3. Growing Presence on Instagram
There are hardly any celebrities nowadays who aren't on Instagram. Not only does it provide widespread exposure, but it has also become a portfolio of sorts to demonstrate someone has what it takes to make it in showbiz.
Niko is a growing presence on Instagram under his handle @nikoguardado. Currently, at 26.7k followers, the figures continue to increase as his brand starts to gain recognition.
2. Tenured Cast Member in The Goldbergs
Niko's stock skyrocketed when he landed a major gig in the period sitcom, The Goldbergs.
He appeared in three seasons from 2016 to 2019 as Rubén Amaro Jr.
Since then, he has made appearances in such TV shows as Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn; Lost in the West; and The Fosters.
1. Has an Estimated Net Worth of $250k
While official records of his wealth do not exist, various sources claim that Niko's net worth exists in the six-figures.
His net worth as of February 2020 is estimated to be $250k, courtesy of his impressive body of work.