Chino Hernandez And Lorraine Wangler

Erik Hernandez is the breakout star of Power Book II: Ghost. His role as Gordo Castillo – the romantic interest of Dru Tejada (Lovell Adams Gray) – was loved by many. But today, we’re not here to talk about Erik.

Rather, this article explores everything you need to know about the actor’s parents.

Who are actor Erik Hernandez’s parents?

Erik Hernandez was born to his parents, Chino Hernandez and Lorraine Wangler. They are his number one fans and biggest supporters.

Last we checked, Erik was busting out filming Power Book II: Ghost as Gordo Castillo, which was his first recurring role on TV. Before that, he appeared as Ellis Dawson in For the Boys. However, the actor has acted in several stage plays including Beauty And The Beast, The Threepenny Opera, Les Miserables, Legally Blonde, etc.

Meet Chino Hernandez, Father Erik Hernandez

Chino Hernandez is the proud father of Erik Hernandez. He was born to Carmen M Hernandez, who turned 78 in January 2023. “My best friend My protector My number one fan You are all of these, roll become one again. I am so grateful to you for my mother Happy Mother’s Day,” he dedicated a FB post to her in May 2017.

In addition, Chino once spoke up about his son’s achievements on Facebook. “Congratulations to my son on making it into the Alladin cast on tour. I am very proud of you Erik Hernandez-Wangler,” he wrote and shared on Alladin’s official page

Chino Hernandez was born on September 12, 1967. That makes him 55 years old in 2023.

Also, this means that Chino had Erik when he was 26 years old.

Back when Chino turned 50, he took to his FB to share: “Those who know me know that I usually don’t do anything big on my Birthday, but for some reason, this year looks a little different. At age 50, I feel grown up. I want to send a special thank you to my wife, mother, sister, brother-in-law, nieces, and two beautiful children who came to Texas to celebrate my special day. I feel more in tune with myself and my God. I feel I am in a position to become the person God intended me to be. Plus, I make this look good! Thank you all for the love today.”

Chino Hernandez is a computer engineer who worked at Bright House Networks, an American telecommunications company.

Additionally, it was reported that Chino was a real estate sales associate in Celina, Texas and had a total of 19 years of experience in the real estate business.

Regarding education, Chino graduated from Hillsborough High School in 1985 and went on to study computer engineering at Tampa Technical Institute.

  • Is Chino Hernandez on Facebook?

Find him on Facebook @chino.hernandez.146.

Meet Lorraine Wangler, Erik Hernandez’s mother

Lorraine Wangler is the loving mother of Erik Hernandez. She was born to her parents, Elsa Rivera and Nelson Busigo, who went their separate ways long ago. Find them on FB @elsab.rivera and @nelson.busigo.

On Father’s Day 2018, Lorraine took to her IG to introduce her dad through a post captioned: “Missing you!! You will be extremely proud of your grandchildren and I am not too shabby either. Hugs to all the dads out there.”

Likewise, Lorraine also often introduces her mother on social networks.

Lorraine Wangler was born in May 1965. That makes her 57 years old in 2023.

She is two years older than her husband and 28 years older than her son Erik.

On Erik’s 27th birthday, she took to her IG to write: “Wishing this amazing boy the HAPPIEST BIRTHDAY. @imerikhernandez May your days be filled with these delights”

Lorraine Wangler does not disclose her job.

  • Is Lorraine Wangler on Facebook?

Find Lorraine on Facebook @lorraine.wangler.

Also, here is her Instagram @soulcaliente.

Related FAQs

  • Erik Hernandez’s parents are still married?

Sadly, Erik’s parents are no longer married.

After their divorce, Lorraine went on to marry John Wangler on June 29, 2003, while Chino found love with Mackids Hernandez.

Erik’s stepfather, John Wangler, played quarterback at the University of Michigan from 1977-80 and then for the Michigan Panthers.

As for his stepmom, find Mackids on FB @denora.ortiz and IG @mac_kids_3.

  • How many children do Erik Hernandez’s parents have?

Erik’s parents share two children – Erik and Jaleeza Hernandez-Wangler.

While Erik needs no introduction, his sister Jaleeza was born in September 1987. Here is her IG @jaleezalh and FB @jaleeza.

In addition, Erik also has many siblings.

On his mother’s side, Erik has two older brothers – Jack Wangler and Jared Wangler. They both played soccer at UM. Hernandez. To list their career highlights, Jack has been honored with a Three-Year Letterman (2015-16-17), Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2016), Athletic Academic Achievement Award UM and Three-Time Academic All-Conference (2015-16-17). While Jared is a four-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree (2015-16-17-18), four-year letterman (2015-16-17-18) and a Robert P. Ufer Recipient Bequest 2018.

Find Jack and Jared on IG @jackwangler16 and @jwangles38 respectively.

In addition, Lorraine also has two stepdaughters named Sierra Wangler (graduated from the University of Michigan and works at Under Armour) and Halle Wangler (Head of Business Development for Caliwater).

And on his father’s side, Erik appears to have two half-siblings

  • Where do Erik Hernandez’s parents reside?

Erik’s father lives in Celina, Texas while his mother lives in Royal Oak, MI.

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