Quick Facts of Maurice Compte

  • Full NameMaurice Compte
  • Marital Status Married
  • BirthplaceCuba
  • Ethnicity Cuban
  • ProfessionActor
  • Nationality American
  • Active Year1996-present
  • Eye colour Black
  • Hair colour Black
  • SpouseNikki Gates
  • Height5 feet 9 inch
  • Weight155-189 lbs
  • ChildrenOne son
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Maurice Compte is an American actor of Cuban origin famously known as Colonel Horatio Carrillo in NetFlix series Narcos. Compte also played in series like Breaking Bad, End of Watch. Maurice started his career in 1996 and starred in more than 30 movies and TV shows.

Compte married his long-time girlfriend Nikki Gates. With his hard work in movies, Maurice is earning millions of dollars. Let’s find out more about his child, Net Worth, Movies below.

Who Is Maurice Compte? His Bio And Wiki

Maurice Compte was born in Cuba but his parents emigrated from Cuba and settled in Miami. Compte is of American nationality and belongs to Cuban ethnic group. There is not much information about his parents as he has not spoken about them.

Compte spent his childhood in Miami and received his education from schools and colleges there. Maurice is a loving and entertaining person who always had a dream to study Marines in the future.

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Maurice Compte’s Career, Movies, And TV Show

Compte started his acting career in 1996 with the movie The Substitute. After that, he appeared in a guest role in Television shows like Chicago Hope, Pacific Blue, NYPD Blue. Maurice is most notable for his role in The Dreamcatcher, Dancing at the Blue Iguana.


Some of his other notable works include Eastside, Fide!, 24, CSI: Miami, Poet’s War, Criminal Minds, Hawaii Five-O, Kevin can Wait, Once upon a time in Venice alongside Bruce Willis.

Compte plays the character of Colonel Horacio Carrillo in the hit NetFlix series Narcos. The character is inspired by the real-life Colonel Hugo Martinez who hunt down Pablo Escobar. Compte appears in the show alongside Juan Pablo Shuk, Pedro Pascal, Wagner Moura, Diego Catano, Boyd Holbrook, Leynar Gomez.

Maurice Compte’s Wife, Personal Life

There was a lot of rumors among the fans about Maurice Compte sexuality. Maurice keeps his personal life confidential so, it was difficult for us to find information about his wife. However, Compte broke the silence and posted the picture of his wife Nikki Gates.

As per reports, Maurice was dating Nikki for a long time and got married to her in private ceremony. The exact date of their marriage is not known but the couple is now happily married and is blessed with one son.


However, Compte hasn’t revealed the name of their child. Compte is mostly occupied by his work and in his little free time, he likes to spend his time with his family. As of now, Maurice is living a blissful life with his family with no news and rumors of divorce and affairs.

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Maurice Compte’s Net Worth

The exact amount of Maurice Compte’s net worth is not revealed yet but as a professional actor, he earns in millions of dollars. According to Time, an actor in prominent roles earn more than $20 million and for secondary roles, $1.5 million to $4.5 million.

This 5 feet 9-inch tall actor Compte has played in all sorts of roles in his career, from prominent characters to secondary characters. So’ Compte must be earning in that range which contributes to his net worth. He currently lives in California with his wife and son.