Joe Pantoliano
Joe Pantoliano
Celebrated Name: Joe Pantoliano
Real Name/Full Name: Joe Peter Pantoliano
Gender: Male
Age: 72 years old
Birth Date: 12 September 1951
Birth Place: Hoboken, New Jersey, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.76m
Weight: 74 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Nancy Sheppard
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): (Michelle, Isabella, Daniella, Marco, Melody, and Bobby)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Joe Pantoliano Gay?: No
Profession: Actor
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $10 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Maybe you know about Joe Pantoliano very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Joe Pantoliano’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Joe Pantoliano is a famous actor who has appeared in many television series and films. Popularly known as Joe Pants, Joe Peter Pantoliano was born on the 12th of September 1951 in Hoboken, New Jersey, United States. Joe is a son to Mary and Dominic Pantoliano.

Joe attended Cliffside Park High School. He, however, was not good in academics since he was dyslexic. Joe went ahead and attended HB Studio, where he studied alongside big-name actors such as Herbert Berghof.

Personal Life

Joe Pantoliano is married to Nancy Sheppard, who was once a model. The couple has six children; Michelle, Isabella, Daniella, Marco, Melody, and Bobby. He was previously married to Morgan Kester, he married her in 1979 and unfortunately 1985.

Joe Pants has battled clinical depression for close to a decade, and he disclosed this to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. He announced this so as to help others who had similar problems ( stigmas and mental illnesses). Joe founded a nonprofit organization (No Kidding, Me Too) to help educate the wide public about mental illness. He united the entertainment industry so as to make an effective movement on educating the public about mental illness. Joe is also doing a documentary based on mental illness.

Pantoliano confessed to were “hitting on him” after he acted the sopranos. An episode of the sopranos was aired on tv, and hence women went crazy about Pantoliano. In response, he wore a wig to avoid recognition by the public and fans.

Unfortunately, Joe was hit by a vehicle on the 1st of May 2020 while walking. It resulted in chest trauma and a concussion.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 12 September, Joe Peter Pantoliano is 72 years old as of today’s date 20th July 2024. His height is 1.76m tall, and his weight is 74 kg.


Joe Pantoliano was famous after featuring in the comedy Risky Business. Joe further grew into fame when he played the villainous Francis Fratelli in The Goonies and in The Matrix, where he played Cypher, which propelled him to stardom in 1999. Joe won a Primetime Emmy Award in the Sopranos as Ralph Cifaretto. The Matrix is also a film that made Joe more famous.

Joe Pantoliano is also an author. He has authored some memoirs; Asylum: Hollywood Tales From My Great Depression, Brain Dis-Ease, Recovery and Being My Mother`s Son, and Who`s Sorry Now: The True Story of a Stand-up Guy. He discusses his addictions to alcohol, food, and sex in the Asylum. Joe wrote this after being diagnosed with clinical depression.

Joe has featured in many films and television series. He has played so many roles such as Captain Conrad Howard in Bad Boys, Bad Boys II, and Bad Boys for Life, as double-crossed mafioso Caesar in Bound, as a double-crossing bail bondsman in the Midnight Run comedy and as Deputy U.S Marshal Cosmo Renfro in The Fugitive.

Joe Pantoliano played the starring as the eccentric pawn broker Oswald Oswald in Wendy Mass in 2012. The following year he was  Yogi Berra in the Broadway production of Bronx Bombers; he, unfortunately, dropped out due to some misunderstandings.

Joe Pantoliano took over Stanley Tucci in the Broadway play Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune. Joe has featured in more than 155 films and television series, which makes him a successful actor.

Awards & Achievements

Joe Pantoliano has featured in many films and television series, which adds to his achievements. He has won a Primetime Emmy Award as an Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series, The Sopranos, in 2003. Alongside this, he has been a nominee for many awards over the previous years, such as; in the 2002 and 2004 Screen Actors Guild Awards as the Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama series. In 1997, he was a nominee for several awards, such as; the Saturn Awards as the Best Supporting Actor and Television Critics Association, where he was nominated for the Individual Achievement in Drama.

Net Worth & Salary of Joe Pantoliano in 2024

Joe Pantoliano Net Worth
Joe Pantoliano Net Worth

As of July 2024, Joe Peter Pantoliano has an estimated net worth of about $10 million. His salary is not yet public. His net worth is not accurate, though. Joe draws much of his income from acting, and some films such The Matrix and the Bad Boys II earned him alot, and hence his net worth could be more than $10 million. There are, however, many different estimations of his net worth, but they are not accurate either as he prefers to keep his own life private from the media. Information about his other material belongings and investments is not public either.

Joe Peter Pantoliano is a great actor who disguised the fact that he was dyslexic and went ahead to fulfill his passion and talent. Mental illness and addiction did not deter him from acting and pursuing his dreams. This makes him unique and outstanding hence a role model to follow.


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