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Joe Pesci Biography
Joseph Frank Pesci was born on 9th February 1943, in Newark, New Jersey, USA of Italian descent. He is a well known actor who has mostly played violent and tough roles in films like “Raging Bull” (1980), “Home Alone” (1990), “Goodfellas” (1990), “Casino” (1995) and others. Joe Pesci is also a comedian, singer and musician. He was active in the entertainment industry from 1961 to 1999. However, he has also been acting in several films since 2006.
Is Joe Pesci rich? It has been estimated that the current net worth of this outstanding personality reaches the sum of $50 million. Joe has had many engagements though the main source of his net worth is acting.
Joe Pesci Net Worth $50 Million
Joe Pesci’s mother was a hairdresser, and father a barman and fork-lift driver – Joe initially followed his mother, but has been involved in acting since his early childhood. He has appeared in plays and television shows since he was five years old, and later pursued the career of a musician, playing the guitar in various bands. More, he released his own studio album entitled “Little Joe Sure Can Sing!” (1968). Meanwhile, Pesci alongside Frank Vincent performed as a comedy duo in various local clubs.
As a feature film actor, Joe Pesci debuted in the film “The Death Collector” (1976) directed by Ralph De Vito. The role in the above mentioned film made an impression on Robert De Niro and Martin Scorsese, so they invited Joe to play the role Joey LaMotta in the film “Raging Bull” (1980) directed by Scorsese. The film was praised by critics and received eight nominations for Academy Awards including a nomination for Pesci (the Best Supporting Actor). In addition to this, Joe won the BAFTA Award for the Best Newcomer, National Board of Review Award, National Society of Film Critics Award and New York Film Critics Circle Award for the Best Supporting Actor. It is worth mentioning that this role increased the wealth and popularity of the actor considerably. Afterwards, he starred in the following films “I’m Dancing as Fast as I Can” (1982), “Dear Mr. Wonderful” (1982), “Eureka” (1983) and “Easy Money” (1983). He was nominated for the Utah Film Critics Association Award as the Best Supporting Actor for a role in the film “Once Upon a Time in America” (1984) directed by Sergio Leone. Later, he starred in the films “Tutti dentro” (1984), “Man on Fire” (1987), “Lethal Weapon 2” (1989) and “Betsy’s Wedding” (1990).
The most successful roles Joe Pesci managed to create have been under the director Scorsese, though: the actor won a broad range of awards for his role of Tommy DeVito in “Goodfellas” (1990) directed by Martin Scorsese. So far, this role has been the best one landed by Pesci, and following a number of nominations, award winnings included such top rewards as the Academy Award, Boston Society of Film Critics Award, Chicago Film Critics Association Award and many others. Other roles that received nominations were landed in the films “Home Alone” (1990), “My Cousin Vinny” (1992), “Casino” (1995) and “Lethal Weapon 4” (1998). In 1999, Pesci announced that he was retiring, nevertheless, he appeared in several films including “The Good Sherpherd” (2006) and “Love Ranch” (2010) afterwards.
Joe Pesci has been married and divorced three times although details are vague. He has a daughter, Tiffany, from his first marriage. Currently, the actor is single, and resides in Lavallette, New Jersey, USA.
|Net Worth||$50 Million|
|Date Of Birth||February 9, 1943|
|Place Of Birth||Newark, New Jersey, United States|
|Height||5 ft 3 in (1.6256 m)|
|Profession||Actor, Comedian, Musician, Singer|
|Nationality||United States of America|
|Spouse||Claudia Haro (m. 1988–1992)|
|Nicknames||Joseph Frank Pesci , Joe Ritchie , Joseph Frank "Joe" Pesci|
|TV Shows||Half Nelson, The Pink Panther Show, The Pink Panther|