|Real Name/Full Name:
|83 years old
|30th April 1940
|Queens, New York City the US
|5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m)
|Gloria DeLouise (d. 1974)
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):
|Yes (Anne Morea)
|Is Burt Young Gay?:
|Actor, painter, and author
|Net Worth in 2024:
Burt Young is an American whose real name is Richard Morea. He is popular for his acting roles in the film Rocky going by the name Rocky Balboa. He has also taken many more roles in different films as well as television series, which has made his name over the years. He has been into his career since 1970 and is currently still an active man. Apart from acting, he is also a painter and an author, which helps to increase his net worth.
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Early Life & Biography
Burt Young was born on 30th April 1940 in Queens, New York City, in the United States. He was born to his parents Josephine and his father, Michael. His father worked as a high school shop teacher. Young has not disclosed much information about his childhood life and if he had siblings or not. His family had an Italian descent.
Young has not been open about his educational background. Although Young might have passed through all the levels of education, he still wanted to pursue a career in acting. He decided to study from Actors Studio with the help of Lee Strasberg, who helped him a lot to achieve his dreams.
Burt Young married Gloria DeLouise in 1961. The couple had a daughter together named Anne Morea. They lived happily together, but unfortunately, his wife passed away in 1974, leaving him a widower and the only parent to their child. The reason for her death has not been given, but the news of her death saddened him very much and had to raise their daughter single-handed. He seems he was not ready to remarry and has remained single since then. He is a grandfather to the son of her daughter. Young lives in Port Washington in New York. Young also loves sports and was one of the participants of the 1984 New York Marathon.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 30th April 1940, Burt Young is 83 years old as of today’s date 25th February 2024. His height is 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m) tall, and his weight is 94 kg.
Young began his career as a Marine Corps for the United States, where he worked from 1957 to 1959. He was involved in other works before starting his acting career in 1970. At first, he was playing minor roles and was not much recognized until in 1976 when he took part in the film, Rocky, and was known by the name Paulie Pennino as the main character. He was among the four characters who appeared in all the films of Rocky others being; Sylvester Stallone, Stu Nahan, and Tony Burton.
Before this, he had appeared in two other films in 1974, Chinatown and the Gambler. His first film to act was Carnival of Blood in 1970 and also Born to win in the same year. In 1971 he played in the Gang that couldn’t shoot straight. He has acted in many more films, including The Brawler, Bottom of the 9th, and Vault in 2019. Apart from films, he has also played in several television series such as The Doctors, MASH, Law & Order, and the latest is in 2019 known as Russian Doll, among many more.
Young is also a painter known for having designed the cover for Gabriele Tinti’s poetry collection called All Over. He is an author as well and has written two stage plays and the writer of the novel, Endings.
Awards & Achievements
Burt Young received one of his notable nominations from Academy Award for being the Best Supporting Actor in 1976. His greatest achievement is his success in his acting career. Although he started low in his career not being much recognized, he afterward became popular and is one of the most successful actors. He has been into this career for a very long time being involved in many films which have increased his fame,
Net Worth & Salary of Burt Young in 2024
As of February 2024, Burt Young has an estimated net worth of $3 million. He has acquired his total income from his acting career, which he had done for a very long time and has acted in many films. He has also acquired some part of his wealth from being a painter who is known all over the world and also being an author, which helps to increase his total income. He is still an active man, although he is now old but can still increase his net worth as time goes by.
Young is one of the most successful actors whose success has come from his dedication and hard work from his career. At his age, he is still very active and doing the best that he can to improve the entertainment industry. Young loves spending most of his free time painting.