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Rico Santos
Portrayed by Don Omar
Rico Santos
Biographical Information
Full name Rico Santos
Status Alive
Physical Description
Gender Male
Hair color Black
Eye color Brown
Out of Universe
Film(s) Los Bandoleros
Fast & Furious (film)
Fast Five
Fast & Furious 6 (mentioned)
The Fate of the Furious

Rico Santos is a former member of Dominic Toretto's crew. He is best friends with Tego Leo and they are often seen arguing with each other.

Fast Five

When Dom and Brian assemble their team for the Rio heist Dom calls upon Tego and Rico to join having previously worked with them hijacking oil tankers. Rico and Tego are part of all of the major operations in the heist - in particular they set explosives in the piping system in the police station to cause an explosion allowing them to enter the police station as repairmen and hack into the CCTV. 

During the chase they drive the garbage truck that switches the two safes. They take their equal share of the money to a casino in Monaco where they play Roulette; Tego places all his chips on red whilst Rico places all of his on black, it is unknown who wins or loses.

Fast & Furious 6

Rico and Tego are briefly mentioned during the crew's first meeting when Brian asks about them, to which Han replies that they were last seen hitting up the casinos of Monte Carlo.


  • Rico is portrayed by Don Omar, who sings the Fast Five end song Danza Kuduro.

Start a Discussion Discussions about Rico Santos

  • Tego and Rico winnings

    2 messages
    • Before the clip ends it shows the ball bouncing of green and then a clip of them looking pissed and annoyed. Well it means the ball landed...
    • Makes sense. 

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