One Day at a Time is a Netflix show, based upon the show of the same name (by the same creator) from the 70's, that focuses on the routine of a Cuban-American family with lots of humor and also touching moments. The show also raises some relevant discussions about sexuality, alcoholism, and depression. Although the show was briefly canceled, the passionate fans' requests who used the hashtag #SaveODAAT on social media were heard, and there will be a new season in 2020.
The show brought back the award-winning actress Rita Moreno, who plays the grandmother. It also the first time that Justina Machado has a leading role, as Penelope, the breadwinner of the family.
7 Sheridan Pierce - $35.000
Sheridan Pierce has a $35.000 net worth. She plays Syd, a supporting character who dates Elena.
"So a non-binary fan of the show on Twitter had tweeted me basically thanking me for my portrayal of Syd and just saying how much it meant to them that there was a non-binary person who is happy on a show. That really touched me, because this is a serious thing. It's not like there are so many shows that have this representation. There really aren't. So I think the fact that Syd is comfortable with themselves means a lot to a lot of people", Pierce said.
6 Marcel Ruiz - $120.000
Marcel Ruiz has a $120.00 net worth. The actor plays Alex Alvarez, the youngest son of Penelope and Lydia's favorite grandchild. He is 15 years old and was born in Puerto Rico, where he started his career in commercials. When he was 9 years old, he moved to the US with his family.
One Day at a Time is his first significant role on television, and he is also on the cast of the movie The Impossible. "The first audition was a self-tape – I usually like to do that because you can film as many times as you want," Marcel said on Everly Mag. "At an in-person audition, you have to get it right the first time. They didn't contact me for a couple of weeks, I didn't expect it, but I was really, really happy."
5 Isabella Gomez - $300.000
There is no precise information about Isabella Gomez's net worth, but some sources claim that it is approximately $300.000. The actress plays Elena, the oldest daughter of Penelope.
"What really stood out to me is that she was such a real, layered character," she says on Vanity Fair. "When you're 18, and a girl, a lot of the characters you go out for is 'cheerleader,' 'pretty girl in the hallway.'"
The actress found a lot of support in Rita Moreno, who plays her grandmother and also give her a lot of tips about comedy. "She knows everything about everything. Comedy was never my strong suit. It was never what I thought I would do. So to be able to have a comedic genius on your side, and be able to go knock on an E.G.O.T.'s door and be like, 'Hey, can you help me with this joke?' It's amazing!"
4 Todd Grinnell - Up to $1.000.000
Todd Grinnell has a net worth estimated between $100.000 and $1.000.000. He plays Schneider, the landlord of Alvarez's family, and also a close friend. Although his character is very positive, he has to deal with his alcoholism problems. Grinnel became a familiar face for his role as Jason in Four Kings.
"It's an incredible honor to be a part of a show that inspires and supports people and sparks important conversations about all the issues we face in today's world", Grinnell said on Affinity Magazine. "We are a show about the strength that everyone posses to grow, change, and preserve in such an often unforgiving world. So, the fact we can help people find that strength within themselves, while also entertaining, is the most an actor can hope for in their career.
3 Justina Machado - $1.000.000
Justina Machado has a net worth evaluated on $1.000.000. She plays Penelope Alvarez, the main character who struggles to raise two teenage children and has to find a balance between work, studies, and personal life. The actress became famous for her role on Six Feet Under, and Penelope is her first leading role.
"I feel like I just reached the mountaintop," says Machado to Vulture. "I know I still have many years to go, but the show feels right, and it feels timely. I'm like, finally! I'm not arrogant about it. I've just been working towards this for a very long time, and I'm really happy that it's here."
2 Stephen Tobolowsky - $1.500.000
Stephen Tobolowsky has a net worth estimated at $1.500.000. He plays Doctor Berkowitz, Penelope's boss, who has a close relationship with the Alvarez family and he is also in love with Lygia.
"One Day at a Time is unique because every character in the show is a stranger in a strange land, both literally in terms of a Cuban family which is here now in America, to Justina's [Machado]character which was a soldier in Afghanistan who is back home to being a married woman who's now separated, to Rita's [Moreno] character Lydia who had to leave Cuba and leave her family behind", he said on FanFest.
Tobolowsky appeared in more than 200 movies and television projects. He is also the director of two Idiots in Hollywood.
1 Rita Moreno - $25.000.000
Rita Moreno has $25.000.000. She plays Lydia Alvarez, a lively Cuban woman who raised her family in America. She is the mother of Penelope, loves to dance, and is very confident about her looks.
The actress was born in Puerto Rico and started her career as a dancer in 1950. She received a Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her role in West Side Story. Rita Moreno is also the first Latin actress to have an Oscar, Grammy, Emmy, and Tony awards. In 2004 she received the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the National Medal of Arts in 2009.