- Jesse Cruz
December 24, 1947
- Date of Death
- October 03, 2001 (age 53)
- Rosemarie Sonora
- Cesar Sr. Belmonte, Milagros Belmonte
Jesse Cruz (December 24, 1947 – October 3, 2001), better known by his stage name Ricky Belmonte, was a Filipino actor, popular during the 1960s as one of Sampaguita Pictures' talents.
Belmonte was born as Jesse Cruz on December 24, 1947 in Tondo, Manila. His screen surname was taken from the Belmontes, STAR magazine publishers who, in the 1960s, used to publish several movie magazines like Movie World, Movie Land, Movie Star, among others.
He was survived by his three children - Renzo, Sheryl, and Patrick - by his marriage to actress Rosemarie Sonora from 1970 to 1986.