Rapper Action Bronson (Updated 2023) Consensual Rape, Wife, Kids, Net Worth, Ig

Action Bronson is a popular rapper and American TV presenter famous for his songs such as Acting crazy, Terry, and Easy Rider. Bronson’s real name is Ariyan Arslani, and he uses the stage name of Bronson.

He is also very popular for his talk show “The Untitled Action Bronson Show.” Action Bronson wife is always the major concern for the media.

Bronson is also very passionate about food, and his other show, “F*** That’s Delicious,” is equally popular as he wandered all around the world to taste new foods.

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Action Bronson with Mike Tyson
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Action is a gifted musician and a great talker, and if you are a fan of him, you have come to the right place. Today we will dive into the life of Action Bronson wife and how his journey started to have a successful career.

Let’s get into it with some quick and basic facts about Bronson.

Action Bronson: Quick Facts

Birth Name Action Bronson
Nick Name Action
Age 40 years old
Sun Sign/Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Birth Place Flushing, USA
Date of Birth December 2, 1983
Nationality American
Mother’s Name Gloria
Father’s Name N/A
Siblings N/A
Height 5 feet 8 inches or 170 cm
Weight 104 kg or 230 pounds
Body Measurement N/A
Race / Ethnicity White
Hair Color Light Brown
Eye Color Dark Brown
Sexual Orientation Straight
Shoe Size 10 US or 43 EU
College/University Bayside High School
Social Media Presence Instagram
Profession Musician
Wife Valerie Salazar
Children 3
Net Worth (Approx.) $16 million.
Last Updated March 2023

Who is Action Bronson Wife?

Action is currently married to Valeria Salazar. Valeria is the owner and CEO of the organization that encourages women to share their craft and skill.

The organization is called The Mothership Portal. Action and Valeria first met in 2007 and have been dating ever since. 

There is not much information on when they got married as they do not want to reveal all of their personal information. In an interview with Joe Rogan, Action revealed that his wife had a very difficult labor that lasted 18 hours.

Action Bronson wife
Action Bronson wife is Valeria Salazar
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He continued to play music to make her relax. Bronson also joked that baby only came out when he played DMX songs.

Bronson also has two children with his ex-wife, whom he regularly sees; however, he has kept their mother’s name private.

Who Are Action Bronson’s Parents?

Bronson was born in Flushing, Queens, in New York City. His mother’s name was Gloria, American, Jewish, whereas his father was an Albanian Muslim.

Bronson’s father taught him all the norms and traditions of Muslim culture, making him a disciplined person. Regarding education, Bronson attended a local primary school and graduated from Bayside High School in 2002.

Growing up, Action was very passionate about music and cooking. He especially loved rapping and hip-hop while listening to Tupac, OutKast, and DMX.

Before becoming a rapper and musician, he decided to become a chef and even became the head chef in a gourmet restaurant in Central New York City. Bronson was very successful in the Kitchen as he amassed many people in his restaurant and even launched his kitchen show named “Alan In the Kitchen.” 

However, Rapper Action had to take a break from cooking and the Kitchen after he broke his leg in the Kitchen in a very unfortunate accident. Action was still a motivated man, so he became a rapper and started working on it.

How Tall Is Action Bronson?

Rapper Bronson was born on December 2, 1983. Therefore Action Bronson age is 40 years old. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius which means he is loyal and brilliant. He also has compassion for his loved ones.

Bronson stands at 5 feet 8 inches or 170 cm tall, whereas he weighs 104 kg or 230 pounds. He has dark brown hair and possesses light brown circular eyes, whereas his beard is long and fluffy, also dark brown.

Action is a little chubby with some distinctive muscles which can be visually seen. However, he was much more fat and obese before, which he reduced by strict diet and exercise.

Bronson lost over 130 pounds in six months which was commendable for his health. Action wears a shoe size of 10 (US) or 43 (EU). 

Similarly, he also has tattoos all over his body, indicating he is an avid tattoo lover. Bronson has many tattoos on his body, including Lion, his daughter, Pyramid Cathedral, and many more.

Action Bronson Ethnicity and Religion

Although Action Bronson was born in the United States, his ethnicity isn’t white. He holds American nationality, but Action Bronson ethnicity is mixed.

His father comes from Albanian descent and they were immigrants to the United States. Meanwhile, Bronson is Muslim by religion.

Career As a Chef

  • Action started his career as a chef despite loving music very early. He started cooking in various restaurants and even qualified to become a head chef.
  • Similarly, Bronson became a head chef and even started his cooking show, “Action in the Kitchen.” His life went very smoothly until he broke his leg in the Kitchen and had to stop immediately to rehabilitate him completely.
  •  Bronson retired from Kitchen in 2010 after working as a head chef for over 15 years. After retiring as a head chef, Action started to work on his music and rapping.

Career As a Rapper

  • In early 2011, He announced releasing his debut studio album Dr. Lecture. The album was released on March 15, 2011, independently by Fine Fabrics Delegates’ record production.
  • The album was produced by Tommy Mas, a famous record producer from New York City. Tommy was vital for distributing his album as he made it available on CD-R and digital download.
  • In November 2011, Bronson released the collaborative project with Static Selektah, another popular record producer named “Well Done.” The album became very popular on the New York Drill scene. 
  • Action was slowly starting to release his project, the next being Blue Chips EP with Party Supplies in March 2012.
  • Six months after, Action began making moves on the music scene and even signed deals with the manager Paul Rosenberg, who signed Eminem and Blink 182. 
  • With the agreement, he got to work with a famous DJ, Alchemist. He was part of the song named “Elimination Chamber.” Bronson then released a mixtape titled “Rare Chandeliers,” which collaborated with DJ Alchemist.
  • 2013 became an eventful year as he was featured in XXL magazine feature of upcoming promising rappers list. Rapper Action also performed at the Coachella festival in 2013. 
  • Action signed a massive record deal with Atlantic Records and released some new music, especially his new EP. The EP was titled “Shaab Stories.”
  • The following year, Bronson debuted his food-related web series, where he tasted various foods as an ahead chef. The series was named “F*** That’s Delicious.”
  • Finally, it was the time for his first label album, “Mr. Wonderful.” He released the first single named.
  • “Easy Rider” just a month before the official album reveal. After the first show, he also starred on the night food talk show “The Untitled Action Bronson Show.”

Awards and Accolades

Action has not won any major award to date. However, he was nominated for the Rookie of the Year in 2013 and the Best Mixtape Awards for Blue Chips 2 in 2014.


Bronson became controversial when his racial, homophobic, and misogynistic remarks came to the surface. His song “Consensual Rape” also came to light, making many people furious.

Due to this incident, his invitation to perform at George Washington University and Trinity College was canceled due to massive protests. 

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Bronson apologized in the open letter claiming he was naive and the song was just an expression of an artist and did not coincide with his views.

College Student Regards Action Bronson As Misogynist and Transphobic

The rapper was taken off the bill for Geroge Washingtons University in 2016. His show was canceled when students started complaining about his lyrics. 

Many students found his lyrics insensitive to sexual assault survivors, transphobic, and misogynists. Last, The Program Broad decided to remove the wrapper. Later, the Gw community published an apology letter. 

The community apologized to the people for causing distress over the past few days and for trying to bring an artist who does not value their diversity and inclusion. 

Similarly, The GW Hatchet published an editorial where they dug up the rapper’s past. Back in 2011, he had released Consensual Rape, and a clip of the rapper cooking for a dead woman was later leaked. 

In the clip, Action was seen dragging a woman’s dead body into his car and stabbing her while calling b***h. Another student at the University started a petition to reinstate Action Bronson at Spring Fling. 

In contrast, Action posted an open letter to the students in which he stated that the people are having misconceptions regarding who he is as a person and as an artist. His letter stated,

“Five years ago, I wrote a song called “Consensual Rape” that contains lyrics and a general sentiment of violence towards women. I never meant to represent who I am but to illustrate a story. I approach music as other types of artists approach their work, and I do not intend the stories that I tell, the characters that I play in them, or the lyrics I lay down to be taken literally.”

Action Bronson Net Worth 2023

Action is a famous rapper, musician, and ex-head chef. His primary income source is from selling his music records and TV shows named “The Action in the Kitchen” and “F*** That’s Delicious.”

Action Bronson net worth
Action Bronson net worth is $16 million. Source: Instagram

Action Bronson net worth in 2023 is $16 million. Rapper Action has not revealed his salary to the public; however, he likes to spend and travel to various locations.

Action Bronson Instagram

Action has amassed many social media followers, especially on Instagram. After his debut album in 2015, he has become a fan favorite for many music lovers worldwide.

Instagram2.2 million followers.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why did Action Bronson leave cooking?

Bronson had an accident in the Kitchen which broke his leg, so he decided to leave the cooking and focus on music.

What is the net worth of Action Bronson?

Rapper Bronson net worth in 2023 is $16 million.

Who is Action Bronson Wife?

Valeria Salazar is Action Bronson wife.


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