Fast Facts

  • His fascination with animals began at an early age while living and working on his grandfather's farm.
  • Was a judo champion in his adolescence.
  • Entered the U.S. illegally in 1990, with just $100 and the clothes on his back, knowing no English.
  • Trained Will and Jada Pinkett Smith's Rottweilers in 1994; they recommended him to their friends and also helped him learn English.
  • Opened the Dog Psychology Center, a two-acre facility in Los Angeles, to address behavioral problems in dogs and educate owners.
  • Published the best-selling dog-training book, Cesar's Way, in 2006.

Awards

  • 2006, Emmy — Outstanding Reality Program: Nominee
  • 2007, Emmy — Outstanding Reality Program: Nominee

Relationships

  • Andre Millan — Son
  • Jahira Dar — Fiancée
  • Calvin Millan — Son
  • Ilusion Wilson Millan — Wife (separated)