Gustavo Salinas Lozano is the brother of Carmen Salinas, who was one of the most important figures in Mexico and a Latin American icon. Gustavo who served as an Engineer in Mexico is recognized for her sister’s prominence as an actress, comedian, and politician. Carmen was also a prominent leader of the Institutional Revolutionary Party. Throughout her career spanning over 6 decades, she appeared in hundreds of films, TV series, and theaters. She is credited for appearing in 115 films, 70 theaters, 23 telenovelas, and 9 television series.
As a politician, she served in the Chamber of Deputies as a representative of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) from 2015 to 2018.
Gustavo Salinas Lozano’s Family Background
Gustavo was born to Jorge Perez Tejada Salinas and Carmen Lozano Viramontes. Along with Carmen, he has another sister named Josefina Salinas Lozano. Carmen was born in 1939 in Torreón, Coahuila, Mexico. Inspired by her sister Josefina Rojas Lozano, who sang at a radio station in Torreón, Coahuila, Careman developed interest towards music and acting. She started singing and impersonating (mimicry) in a radio program in the City of Monterrey at the age of 10. At 17 she married the musician Pedro Plascencia Ramírez on January 5, 1956, with whom she had two children Pedro Plascencia Salinas, who died in April 1994 due to lung cancer, and María Eugenia Plascencia. They divorced in 1979.
Gustavo Salinas Lozano’s Career
In 1953, at 14, Gustava’s sister Carmen Salinas made her acting debut at the Ópera cinema. Gustavo’s sister started her television career in 1964. In the 1960s, she acted in La vecindad (The Neighborhood), El chofer (The Chauffeur), and La frontera (The Border). She appeared as
Guardian three alongside American actor Denzel Washington in the 2004 action thriller film In Man on Fire directed by Tony Scott. She was also part of the tour musical Aventurera.
In 1970, she appeared in her first feature film “La vida useless de Pito Pérez”, an adaptation of the homonymous novel written by José Rubén Romero. In the mid-1970s and 1980s, she appeared in several films including Doña Macabra (1972), Tívoli (1975), Bellas de Noche (1975), Cabaret Nights (1978), The Place Without Limits (1978), Ratero (1979), Midnight Dolls (1979), Fellow Sex (1981), Long live Tepito! (1981), La Pulquería (1981), Carnival Night (1984), Mexican ¡You can! (1985), Sabor a mí (1988), The King of Files (1989), Man on Fire (2004), La misma Luna (2007), Has anyone seen Lupita? (2011), and The crime of Cácaro Gumaro(2014).
Gustavo Salinas Lozano’s Family Net Worth
Gustavo’s wealth is yet to be known as he has been away from the media. His sister Carmen, being considered a legendary actress, impressionist, and comedian in Mexico and throughout Latin America, owned a net worth of $5 million when she died on December 9, 2021, in Mexico City, Mexico, at the age of 82. She won seven Silver Goddess Awards from the Mexican Cinema Journalists and three Premios ACE Awards. For her 60 years of exemplary artistic career, she was honored by the Mexican Cinema Museum in 2014. She also received the Extraordinary ACE Award for Distinction and Merit granted by the Association of Show Writers (ACE) of New York in 2016 and a Palme d’Or award.