By Kyle Hanko
August 4, 2016
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - AUGUST 27:  Actor Allen Maldonado attends the Television Academy And SAG-AFTRA Host Cocktail Reception at Montage Beverly Hills on August 27, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California.  (Photo by Earl Gibson III/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - AUGUST 27: Actor Allen Maldonado attends the Television Academy And SAG-AFTRA Host Cocktail Reception at Montage Beverly Hills on August 27, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Earl Gibson III/WireImage)
Earl Gibson III—WireImage

Becoming a working actor requires an incredible amount of financial sacrifice. Just ask Allen Maldonado.

The actor, writer, and director, best known for his roles in ABC’s hit comedy “Black-ish” and Oscar-nominated N.W.A. biopic “Straight Outta Compton,” knows the sacrifices necessary to hit it big. He shares his best money advice for aspiring actors and actresses.

Maldonado recounts a story about how his car radio was stolen, and how he had to decide between paying for acting classes and buying a new car radio. He also talks about how he saved money on food while working in retail. He also talk about how he looks at money as representing opportunity.

 

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