Oscar Nunez - Biography

Last Modified: Sep 23, 2022

Oscar Nunez
Profession: Actor, Comedian
Best Known For: The Office (TV series)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $5 million

Personal Details

Born on : November 18, 1958 (age 65)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Oscar Eduardo Nuñez
Birth Place: Colón, Cuba
Horoscope: Scorpio
Father's Name: N/A
Mother's Name: N/A
Siblings: N/A
University: Fashion Institute of Technology, Parsons School of Design, Magna Institute of Dental Technology
Ethnicity: Cuban
Nationality: American, Cuban


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: May 21, 2011
Wife's Name: Ursula Whittaker


Children: 1

August Luce Nunez (daughter)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.75 meter (5 feet 9 inch)
Weight: N/A
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Oscar Nunez?

Oscar Nunez is a Cuban-born actor and is best known for starring in the TV series The Office.

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Oscar Nunez – Age, Parents, Siblings

Oscar Nunez was born on born November 18, 1958, in Colón, Cuba as Oscar Eduardo Nuñez. His mother worked as a dentist, his father worked as a lawyer and they actually were classmates at the University of Havana. There are no facts about his siblings or his childhood days.

Growing up, his family moved a lot. From Cuba, the Nunez family moved to Venezuela, then to Boston when Oscar Nunez was 2 years old. And when Oscar Nunez was only 4 years old, they moved to Union City, New Jersey. He is bilingual- fluently speaks Spanish and English.

Education, Ethnicity

Nunez attended Fashion Institute of Technology, Parsons School of Design, and Magna Institute of Dental Technology, earning a certified dental technician at the latter.

His ethnicity is Cuban.

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Oscar Nunez – Marriage, Wife, Children

Oscar Nunez was first married to a woman named Carla. But he had not yet revealed her full name, their marriage date, and why/ when they got divorced. We do believe that he did not have any children out of this marriage.

Nunez began a relationship with actress Ursula Whittaker. After dating for several years, they got engaged on December 17, 2011. About four months later, they tied the knot on May 21, 2011.  A year later, on October 4, 2012, the couple was blessed with a daughter named August Luce Nunez.

As of 2019, Nunez and Whittaker are happily married, and very much in love and there are no rumors of divorce or extra-marital affairs.

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Oscar Nunez – Career

Early Career

After completing college, Nunez decided to pursue a career in Comedy, starting in New York. He had performed over 300 shows in The Shock of the Funny theater company.

 In the mid-1990s, Oscar Nunez moved to Los Angeles and there he joined The Groundlings. He performed in their Sunday Company while also writing. Nunez was the writer as well as the star of the production titled Smooth Down There.

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Films, Series

Over the years he has appeared in Match Game (a game show; 1998),  The Man Show,  Malcolm in the Middle, 24, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Reno 911!, The District, Mad TV, The Office, Comedy Central series Halfway Home (also an executive producer and creator).

Since then Nunez has starred in The Italian Job, Reno 911!: Miami, When Do We Eat?, The Proposal (2009), Prosecuting Casey Anthony (2012),  Benched (2014), TBS’s People of Earth (2016), Baywatch, The  33.

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On the set of The Office, written by Greg Daniels, Oscar Nunez worked with John KrasinskiPhyllis SmithJenna FischerCreed BrattonKate Flannery.

Oscar Nunez – Awards, Nominations

He was awarded Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series for his role in The Office, in the year 2008 and 2007. For the same series he has been awarded ALMA Award for Year in TV Comedy – Actor in 2009 and TV Land Future Classic Award in 2008.

Oscar Nunez – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Nunez is estimated to be around $5 million while the figure on his salary is under review.

Oscar Nunez – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media sites Instagram, and Twitter, Oscar Nunez is followed by thousands of followers but is absent from Facebook.

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