|Celebrated Name:||John Turturro|
|Real Name/Full Name:||John Michael Turturro|
|Age:||64 years old|
|Birth Date:||28 February 1957|
|Birth Place:||Brooklyn, New York, United States|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Katherine Borowitz (m. 1985)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Amedeo, Diego)|
|Is John Turturro Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Actor, writer and filmmaker|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$30 million|
|Last Updated:||June 2021|
John Turturro is an American actor, writer, and filmmaker who is famous for his contribution to the independent film movement. He has featured in more than sixty films and worked with celebrities such as Coen brothers, Adam Sandler and Spike Lee. John rose to fame after working in the film Do the Right Thing (1989), created by Spike Lee. He has won several awards throughout his career for his outstanding contribution to the movie industry.
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Early Life & Biography
John was born on 28 February 1957, in the city of Brooklyn, New York, to his parents Katherine Florence (Incerella) and Nicholas Turturro. His father was an immigrant from the town of Giovinazzo, Italy, and settled in the United States when only six years old. He worked as a carpenter in his initial days and later served in the United States Navy during the war.
John’s mother was a jazz singer who served for the naval yard during World War II. John completed his graduation from the State University of New York situated at New Paltz and majored in Theatre Arts, and later completed his MFA degree from the Yale School of Drama.
John got married to Katherine Borowitz in 1985 after they had a love affair for a few years. They have two children together named Amedeo and Diego. John’s only sibling Nicholas Turturro is also working in the industry as an actor. John has three cousins as well, named Ralph Turturro, who is an abstract painter, Richard Termini, composer and film director, and Aida Turturro, who is an actress.
John is an active member of the Jury of the New York International Children’s Film Festival (NYICFF). He is currently living in Park Slope, in Brooklyn, with his entire family.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 28 February 1957, John Turturro is 64 years old as of today’s date 16th June 2021. His height is 1.84 m tall, and his weight is 78 kg.
Turturro started his filming career when he got a role in a Martin Scorcese film titled Raging Bull (1980). He didn’t have to speak much in his position and has little experience in the movie. John then joined the Off-Broadway and featured in several plays. He won an Obie Award for his outstanding performance in Off-Broadway. John rose to fame after he acquired a role in the film ‘To Live and Die in L.A,’ by William Friedkin.
He then acted in the movie Five Corners (1987) and was highly praised by the critics for his outstanding performance. Some of his other notable films are Mo’ Better Blues (1990), Jungle Fever (1991), Clockers (1995), Girl 6 (1996), He Got Game (1998), Summer of Sam (1999), She Hate Me (2004), and Miracle at St. Anna (2008).
John also worked as a producer and directed and made his debut in the movie ‘Illuminata,’ which released in 1999. The film also featured his wife, Katherine Borowitz. He then led a Broadway play titled ‘Relatively Speaking,’ written by Elaine May, Woody Allen, and Ethan Coen.
Awards & Achievements
John Turturro was one of the finest actors of his era. He has also done some remarkable works as director and producer. He has received several awards and nominations in his career, some of which are reflected below:
- Won Best Actor in Cannes Film Festival (1991)
- Won Best Actor in Gotham Awards (1991)
- Won Vision Award in Sundance Film Festival (1992)
- Won Caméra d’Or in Cannes Film Festival (1992)
- Won Best Guest Actor in a Comedy Series in Primetime Emmy Awards (2004)
- Won Award of the City of Rome in Venice Film Festival (2010)
Net Worth & Salary of John Turturro in 2021
As of June 2021, John Turturro has gathered a net worth of $30 million after working in several movies as actor, director, as well as producer. He is one of the best in his profession and has consistently shown the world what he is capable of.
John Turturro is an American actor, producer, and director who has worked in several blockbuster movies throughout his career. He has done some remarkable roles alongside celebrities such as Robert DeNiro, Jack Nicholson, and many more. He has also won several awards throughout his career for his outstanding contribution to the movie industry.