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Erik Estrada Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Erik Estrada Quick Info
Height 5 ft 9 in
Weight 74 kg
Date of Birth March 16, 1949
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Eye Color Dark Brown

Erik Estrada is an American actor, voice actor, producer, and police officer who is known for playing the role of California Highway Patrol officer Francis (Frank) Llewelyn “Ponch” Poncherello in the police drama television series, CHiPs. He has also been cast in shows and movies like Dos mujeres, un caminoSabrina the Teenage Witch, Second Generation Wayans, The Quest: The Longest Drive, and Extralarge: Gonzales’ Revenge.

Born Name

Enrique Estrada

Nick Name

Erik, Ponch, Papo

Erik Estrada as seen while posing for a picture at the Paradise City Comic Con in 2018
Erik Estrada as seen while posing for a picture at the Paradise City Comic Con in 2018 (Super Festivals / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

East Harlem, Manhattan, New York, United States


Studio City, Los Angeles, California, United States





Actor, Voice Actor, Producer, Police Officer


  • Father – Renildo Estrada
  • Mother – Carmen Moreno (Seamstress)


Erik Estrada has been signed with Creative Talent Group, Talent Management Company, Los Angeles, California, United States.



Erik Estrada (Left) as 'Ponch Poncherello' and Larry Wilcox as 'Jon Baker' from the television series 'CHiPS'
Erik Estrada (Left) as ‘Ponch Poncherello’ and Larry Wilcox as ‘Jon Baker’ from the television series ‘CHiPS’ (NBC Television / eBay / Public Domain)


5 ft 9 in or 175 cm


74 kg or 163 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Erik Estrada has dated –

  1. Marie Osmond – He had an affair with singer, actress, author, philanthropist, and talk show host Marie Osmond in the past. This was revealed by Osmond in an episode of Watch What Happens Live in January 2019.
  2. Joyce Miller (1978-1980)​ – After being romantically involved for a while, he married Joyce Miller in November 1979 but the couple soon divorced in 1980.
  3. Beverly Adams (1981-1982) – In 1981, he started dating Canadian-American actress and author Beverly Adams but the duo eventually separated in March 1982.
  4. Kathy Shower (1982) – He had a fling with actress and model Kathy Shower in 1982.
  5. Peggy Rowe (1984-1990)​ – He started going out with entertainment executive, songwriter, and producer Peggy Lynn Rowe in 1984 and they married the following year. They parent 2 sons – Anthony Erik (b. 1986) and pole-vaulter Brandon Michael-paul (b. 1987). However, the couple divorced in 1990.
  6. Nanette Mirkovich (1996-Present) – He tied the knot with film sound technician Nanette Mirkovich in 1997 and they have been blessed with a daughter named Francesca Natalia (b. 2000).
  7. Julia Mora (2006-2008)

Race / Ethnicity


Erik Estrada is of Puerto Rican descent.

Hair Color


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Deep-set eyes

Brand Endorsements

Erik Estrada has appeared in the TV commercials for Head & Shoulders ShampooSmoke Signal CommunicationsDiet Dr. Pepper Soft DrinkJennie-o TurkeyMcDonald’sWickes FurnitureTaco BellBloom Grocery StoresBurger KingToyota Automobiles, etc.

Erik Estrada at the Paradise City Comic Con in 2018
Erik Estrada at the Paradise City Comic Con in 2018 (Super Festivals / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Erik Estrada Facts

  1. He has served as a reserve police officer for the Muncie (Indiana) Police Department.
  2. He has received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
  3. In the 2008 United States Presidential election, he endorsed Republican John McCain.
  4. He has been a member of the Blue Knights motorcycle club.
  5. He has been friends with Lorenzo Lamas and Larry Manetti.
  6. As a voice actor, he has worked in projects like Sealab 2021AmericanoPlanes: Fire & RescueAdventure TimePhineas and FerbHigglytown Heroes, and King of the Hill.

Featured Image by Super Festivals / Flickr / CC BY 2.0

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