Luis D. Ortiz

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Full Name Luis D. Ortiz
Age 33 Years Old
Nick Name Ortiz
Gender Male
Famous As Real Estate Agent
Birth Date November 13th, 1986
Birth Place Guaynabo, Puerto Rico

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About Luis D. Ortiz 

Luis D. Ortiz is a licensed real estate salesperson, formerly working for Douglas Elliman. He is also a reality television personality. Luis Co-starred in the Bravo reality television series Million Dollar Listing New York, alongside Fredrik Eklund and Ryan Serhant who remained from the prior season. He has since continued with Eklund and Serhant to subsequent seasons. In 2013, he was listed as number 19 on Us Weekly's Most Stylish New Yorker list.

Famous For

  • Being a licensed real estate salesperson.
  • For Co-starring in the Bravo reality television series Million Dollar Listing, New York.

Million Dollar Listing Star Luis D. Ortiz

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Early Life of Luis D. Ortiz

Luis D. Ortiz took birth on 13th November 1986 in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico. His nationality is Puerto Rican-American. He belongs to American-white ethnicity. Luis's race is white and star sign is Scorpio. He celebrates his birthday on 13th November of every year and he had celebrated his 33rd birthday as of 2019. Luis grew up in Guaynabo with his mother, father, and twin brother Daniel. He and his twin brother left Puerto Rico when they were 16 years old, leaving only a note to say they went to Florida, infuriating their mom. Luis is educated from New York Film Academy.

Career of Luis D. Ortiz

Film Career

  • Luis moved to New York City in 2006 to study film direction at the New York Film Academy, where he completed the Director's Program. Upon moving to New York, Ortiz lived in a Jewish community.
  • Ortiz directed and produced Amalia at the age of 19, his first film, which won Best Direction in the Puerto Rico Film Festival in 2007 and came back to New York in 2008 to make a second film.
  • He sought $15,000 from New York restaurants to fund another film and, in one night, raised $9,000. The movie was titled The Theater of the Absurd, but he did not like it, so he decided not to show it.

Real Estate Career

  • Luis kick off his career in real estate selling rentals. He spoke of "bait and switch" practices, saying, "we had the bait and switch. Everyone had it, but I was always very honest with people when they called me. I needed to feed myself. Had the listings been legitimate, I would probably never have gotten any calls."
  • Previously he had worked at brokerages such as Synergy and Prodigy Network. 
  • He was fired by Keller Williams Realty during filming, as they felt that Million Dollar Listing New York was not in line with the Keller Williams’ NYC brand.
  • Before joining New York's largest residential real estate brokerage firm, Douglas Elliman, Luis was a vice president of Keller Williams NYC.
  • On 7th August 2013, Douglas Elliman announced that Luis joined the firm which also uses his Million Dollar Listing New York reality television co-star, Fredrik Eklund. At Douglas Elliman, he started his own real estate group - Ortiz & Co.
  • In July 2016, on the season finale of Season 5 of Million Dollar Listing New York, Luis announced he was getting out of the real estate business in order to pursue other things. 
  • After leaving Million Dollar Listing New York, he fell in love with his girlfriend, Nikita. After their break-up, Luis experienced depression and ultimately decided to return to New York City.
  • He announced on his 30th birthday that would return to real estate as a principal in property development. After returning, Luis began working at Douglas Elliman and joined the 8th season of Million Dollar Listing New York.
  • He was one of three New York City brokers starring in Bravo's Million Dollar Listing New York seasons two through five. Ortiz rejoined the cast for season 8. The 8th season premiered on 1st August 2019.

New York Department of State investigation

  • The second season of Million Dollar Listing New York showed Ortiz presented photoshopped pictures of hardwood floors and new marble counter-tops, and stainless-steel appliances into promotional pictures of 27 Downing Street, New York, New York. He reasoned, "If I put the actual photos out there, not a single person will ever come inside'' so he did not actually use the photos for the listing but "he sent the fake photos in an email blast to top brokers."
  • The New York State Department of State, which regulates the real estate brokerage industry, investigated his listing.
  • In his blog on the Million Dollar Listing New York website, he said he learned what not to do and learned never to fall short of his beliefs. Luis had also said he got overexcited and wrote, "I tried my best to get people through the door as fast as possible, that I didn't give myself a chance to slow down and test the situation. I have learned that sometimes slowing down is the best way to move faster."
  • And he's off. Luis D. Ortiz has confirmed that he is "filming a new project." And while he kept the details top secret about what that project is, he did confirm that the new gig means, "I will be away from my family for the next five months. We are filming a new project that will take me away for that long."
  • He continued, "We are filming a new project that will take me away for that long. Leaving Nikita and Leela this morning from our quarantine house in Vermont made me really sad. I cried like a little bitch on my way out. I knew that the next time I hug Leela she will no longer be as small as she is today. People tell me that five months will fly but that’s not how I see it. To me, I will miss her by-the-minute growth in front of my eyes every single day. But then I smile and know that everything will be alright and that Leela is super happy and safe with her mother (Nikita) who is a badass mom and loves her to death! I miss them so much!"

Personal Life of Luis D. Ortiz

Moving towards Luis's personal life, he is not married yet and he does not have a wife. Luis and his ex-girlfriend, Nikita Singh, had a daughter (baby) in March 2019. He returns to Puerto Rico three times every year. Luis formerly resided in Battery Park City near Goldman Sachs, where he had views of the Statue of Liberty and the Hudson River. Ortiz formerly lived in Battery Park City near Goldman Sachs in 2014, where he had views of the Statue of Liberty and the Hudson River. And talking about his sexual orientation, he is straight.

Luis D. Ortiz with her ex-girlfriend and their child

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Net Worth of Luis D. Ortiz

Regarding his net worth, having a very successful career in real estate, Luis has an estimated net worth of $15 million. As of 2020, his net worth is in millions of dollars. He has a perfect amount of annual salary too. Luis's main source of income is from the film industry and real estate career. He had earned a handsome amount of money from the real estate career and film industry. Luis is satisfied with his earnings and enjoying it.

Body Measurement of Luis D. Ortiz

Regarding Luis's body measurement, he stands at a height of 5 Feet 8 Inches (175 cm). Handsome Luis has attracted many people from his charming smile with a perfect slim body. His hair color is dark brown while the eye is black. He is healthy, fit and fine till now and hopes he will be in the future too.