|Celebrated Name:||Joe Pesci|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Joseph Frank Pesci|
|Age:||78 years old|
|Birth Date:||9 February 1943|
|Birth Place:||Newark, New Jersey, U. S.|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Claudia Haro (m. 1988; div. 1992) Partner; Angie Everhart (2000- 2008)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes 1 (Tiffany Pesci)|
|Is Joe Pesci Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Actor, musician, comedian|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$60 million|
|Last Updated:||December 2021|
Joe Pesci is an American born actor, comedian, and singer who is known for portraying tough volatile characters in most of his roles in the films. This character is seen in films like Casino, The Irishman, and the Raging Bull. Other films that he is famous for are comedy films like Home Alone, Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, and My Cousin Vinny, among others. As a musician, he has released three studio albums. Namely, Little Joe Sure Can Sing, Vincent LaGuardia Gambini, Sings For You, and Pesci …… Still Singing.
Maybe you know about Joe Pesci very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2021? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Joe Pesci’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 was born Joseph Frank Pesci, in Newark, New Jersey, to a forklift driver father, Angelo Pesci, and a mother, Maria Mesce, who worked as a barber. Joe’s origin is believed to be Turin, making him of Italian descent. For his early education, he went to Belleville High School, having grown up in Belleville, New Jersey. At the tender age of five, Joe already appeared in plays across New York. He became a regular guest on the television variety show called Startime Kids when he was only ten years old.
Joe has been married three times in his lifetime. Interestingly, the names of his first two wives are not known to the general public. The only thing available is the wedding date of his first marriage, which is 1944.
His third marriage took place in 1988, and it was to actress and model named Claudia Haro. They later divorced in 1992, and they did not have any children. He started dating Angie Everhart in 2000, and they got engaged in 2007. Their dream of sharing a life together came to an end in 2008 when they broke up. Joe has a daughter, Tiffany, from his first marriage.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 9 February 1943, Joe Pesci is 78 years old as of today’s date 8th December 2021. His height is 1.63m tall, and his weight is 66 kg.
After finishing his studies, Joe started to work as a barber, following the footsteps of his mother, Maria. He also had an interest in music, and he started playing guitar with different bands like Peppermint Lounge and Joey Dee and the Starliters band. He released his debut album titled Little Joe Sure Can Sing, in 1968. His other two albums are Vincent LaGuardia Gambini (1998) and Pesci …. Still Singing (2019)
When Joe was in his early 20s, he joined fellow actor Frank Vincent, and they started doing comedy in local clubs around New Jersey, where they called themselves Vincent and Pesci. Their material later translated into a play on Abbot and Costello, and Martin and Lewis. The first film that Joe starred in was a 1976 crime film called The Death Collector. The film was not successful, and Pesci returned to The Bronx, where he found a job in a hotel.
His breakthrough in acting came in 1979 after he was called to co-star in the film Raging Bull. His outstanding performances not only won him nominations but also won him a BAFTA Award. The following years he got other roles in Eureka, Dear Mr. Wonderful, and Easy Money. By now, the career of Joe had taken the right course, and it was looking very bright as he got numerous offers to appear in several films.
He won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in the film Goodfellas in 1990. The same year he co-starred in the blockbuster Home Alone, where he played the part of Harry. Two years later, he reprised his role in Home Alone 2: Lost in New York. Other notable appearances were in JFK, The Public Eye, My Cousin Vinny, and Man on Fire, among others.
Joe announced his retirement from acting in 1999 in order to pursue his music, but his retirement did not last for long. He returned back in the screen in 2006 in the film The Good Shepherd. Others that followed were Love Ranch, Snickers, and the Irishman.
Awards & Achievements
Over the years, Joe has won several accolades, and they include three nominations for both Academy Awards and Golden Globes Awards and two nominations for British Academy Film Awards. He has won a British Academy Film Award and the Academy Award.
Net Worth & Salary of Joe Pesci in 2021
Being in the entertainment industry since the late 1960s has not been a bad thing for Joe Pesci as he has managed to accumulate wealth valued at $60 million as of December 2021. This has mainly come from his career as an actor and a musician as well. He has won several awards over the years, and this has greatly boosted his net value.
Joe Pesci is an actor whose acting career dates back to the 1960s. He has also tried his hand in singing, and he has produced three albums, his most recent one being released in 2019. In his personal life, Joe is a very secretive person as the names of his two ex-wives are not known by the public. He well knows how to separate his personal and professional lives.