Marques Ray (birth name Marques Ray Mascarinas) is an American comedian and actor, born on 13th April 1981, in Ken County, California, to parents Ceferino Mascarinas Sr. (father) and Linda Baca Mascarinas (mother), who sadly passed away in September 2019. He’s got two siblings; both brothers named Sean Mascarinas and Ceferino Jr. Mascarinas.
Ray went to San Diego State University, followed by California State University in Bakersfield, graduating with a communications degree in 2004. He is best known for TiMER (2009), Kröd Mändoon and the Flaming Sword of Fire (2009), Footloose Remake (2011), New Girl (2014), and Brews Brothers (2020).
Stars as Chuy in the Netflix Comedy 'Brews Brothers' (2020)
As per IMDb, the premise reads:
Two rival brothers must work together to keep their brewery in business, but shenanigans keep foaming up their company with chaos.
Marques Ray portrays the character of Chuy on Netflix's Brews Brothers.
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The rest of the main cast includes Alan Aisenberg as Wilhelm Rodman, the owner and brewmaster of Rodman’s Brewing Company; Mike Castle as Adam Rodman, the brother of Wilhelm; and Carmen Flood as Sarah, the manager at Rodman’s Brewing Company.
Married to Wife Daisy Sanchez; Shares a Daughter
Marques Ray got married to his wife Daisy Sanchez in 2015.
Source: Daisy Sanchez Instagram (@daisysanchezmusic)
Marques Ray is married to his musician wife Daisy Sanchez. The couple exchanged their wedding vows on 29th May 2015. Two years into their married life, the duo welcomed their first child, a daughter named Camila, in 2017.
Marques Ray welcomed his daughter Camila in 2017.
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Just as Ray, Daisy Sanchez (born 27th November 1984) is a resident of Bakersfield, California. She began as a Latina Mariachi-inspired musical artist, who transitioned into songwriting and singing. She now performs covers on YouTube as well as writes her own original songs.
On 29th May 2016, Ray’s wife took to Instagram to wish her spouse a “happy one year wedding anniversary” with a wonderful picture of the duo. She captioned the post, "One love, One heart...and happy One year wedding anniversary to us. Love you forever Marques Ray. ♡"
Daisy Sanchez took to Instagram to wish her spouse Marques Ray on their first wedding anniversary.
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A year later, on 13th April 2017, Sanchez took to Instagram once again to wish her husband a happy birthday with an adorable photo of the pair. This time she captioned the post:
Happy Birthday mi Amor. You amaze me as a person, but even more for being the loving & dedicated father & husband that you are. Your girls love you so much!
The duo couldn’t be in a more blissful relationship. And needless to say, the entire family of three looks adorable together!
Featured on 'New Girl' (2014) - What's His Net Worth?
Marques Ray's net worth is estimated to be $100,000.
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Marques Ray made his acting debut with the role of Cuban Refugee on Comedy Central’s Mind of Mencia (2006). The following year, he had a recurring role for five episodes on Nick Cannon Presents: Short Circuitz (2007).
In 2009, the actor played the role of Bruce for six episodes on Kröd Mändoon and the Flaming Sword of Fire. The same year, he had a minor role in a sci-fi romantic comedy TiMER (2009). Two years later, the Brews Brothers actor featured as Ren McCormack on Our Footloose Remake (2011).
Marques portrayed the character of Pepe for a couple of episodes on Welcome to Sweden (2014), followed by the role of Duquan in an American sitcom New Girl (2014). A couple of years later, the actor featured in various roles for nine episodes on Party Over There (2016).
In 2015-16, Ray played the role of Juan-Julio for eight episodes in a multi-camera sitcom Dr. Ken. This was followed by minor appearances on The UCB Show (2016-17), Love (2017), Adam Ruins Everything (2016-17), The Good Place (2017), Typical Rick (2017), Arrested Development (2018), The Goldbergs (2018), and The Conners (2018).
Watch: Marques Ray Stand-Up 01/21/16 - CONAN on TBS
Besides acting, Ray is one half of the sketch comedy duo Marq N’ Park. Prior to his fame, he was also a musician and performed with the R&B group MFC and the hip-hop group Hot-Squad. Moreover, he’s appeared on The UCB Show and frequently performed at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater in LA.
Marques Ray’s net worth is estimated at $100,000.