|Celebrated Name:||Paul Sorvino|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Paul Anthony Sorvino|
|Age:||81 years old|
|Birth Date:||13 April 1939|
|Birth Place:||Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Lorraine Davis (m, 1966; div, 1968), Vanessa Arico (m, 1991; div, 1996), Dee Dee Benkie (m, 2014)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||No/Yes (Mira, Michael, and Amanda.)|
|Dating/Girlfriend (Name):||N/A/Yes (name)|
|Is Paul Sorvino Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Actor, Opera Singer, Businessman, Writer, and Sculptor.|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$12 Million|
|Last Updated:||November 2020|
Paul Sorvino is a popular American actor, opera singer, businessman, writer, and sculptor. He is most well-known for his role in the incredibly popular gangster movie, “Goodfellas,” and in the TV series, “Law & Order.” He has worked in several other movies including, “A Touch of Class,” “Reds,” The Rocketeer,” “Nixon,” and “Romeo + Juliet.”
Maybe you know about Paul Sorvino very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2020? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Paul Sorvino’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
Paul Sorvino, whose full name is Paul Anthony Sorvino, was born on the 13th of April 1939 in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, New York, the U.S. to parents, Angela Maria Mattea and Ford Sorvino. His mother was a housemaker and piano teacher and was of Italian descent. His father was an Italian immigrant who worked as a foreman in a robe factory. When it comes to his education, he has attended Lafayette High School and the American Musical and Dramatic Academy.
Paul Sorvino married Lorraine Davis in 1966. Together, they have three children, Mira, Michael, and Amanda. His daughter, Mira, is an Academy Award winner while his son, Michael, is also an actor. However, they got divorced in 1968. In 1991, he married Vanessa Arico, but they got divorced five years later in 1996. In 2014, he married Dee Dee Benkie and had been together ever since.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 13 April 1939, Paul Sorvino is 81 years old as of today’s date 30th November 2020. His height is 1.89 M tall, and his weight is 85 Kg.
Paul Sorvino began his career as a copywriter in an advertising agency. He has also taken 18 years of voice lessons. He made his debut in Broadway with the musical 1964 musical “Bajour.” The first movie he appeared in was the black comedy film, “Where’s Poppa?” (1970). A year later, he worked in the critically acclaimed movie, “The Panic in Needle Park” (1971). In 1972, he worked in the Broadway play, “That Championship Season,” for which he received critical acclaim.
He repeated this role in the 1982 film, “It Couldn’t Happen to a Nicer Guy.” He has also starred in the TV series, “We’ll Get By” (1975), “Bert D’Angelo/Superstar” (1976), and “The Oldest Rookie” (1987-1988). He has directed the 1976 Broadway play, “Wheelbarrow Closers.” He helped found the American Stage Company in 1986. In 1991, he started appearing in the popular TV series,” Law & Order.”
He left the show after 29 episodes. He has also been a part of other notable films like “Goodfellas” (1990), “Nixon” (1995), “Rocketeer” (1991), and “The Firm” (1993). He has voice acted in the movie, “Hey Arnold!: The Movie” (2002). He starred in the TV series, “That’s Life” for the period between 2000 and 2002. He has filmed and starred in the drama film, “The Trouble with Cali” which also stars his daughter, Mira.
In 2012, he appeared in the short film, “The Devil’s Carnival.” Also, he is an accomplished sculptor, specializing in cast bronze. In December of 2008, his sculpture of the late playwright, Jason Miller, was unveiled in Scranton, Pennsylvania.
Awards & Achievements
Here is a list covering some of the Awards and Achievements earned by Paul Sorvino:
- He was the winner of the Award of Excellence at the 2001 Bearfest – Big Bear Lake International Film Festival.
- He was the winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2001 Ft. Lauderdale International Film Festival.
- He was the winner of the Giffoni Award at the 2013 Giffoni Film Festival.
- He was the winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2012 Hoboken International Film Festival.
Net Worth & Salary of Paul Sorvino in 2020
As of November 2020, Paul Sorvino has gathered a net worth of $12 Million. He has garnered most of his earnings from his acting career. He made his debut in Broadway with the musical 1964 musical “Bajour,” and his debut in movies with “Where’s Poppa?” (1970). He earned critical acclaim with his performance in the Broadway play, “That Championship Season.” He is most well-known for his performances in the TV series,” Law & Order” and in the movie, “Goodfellas” (1990).
Paul Sorvino has been a great actor, and his list of accomplishments proves it so. What often gets overlooked is his contribution to society. He has been a supporter of the American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act and runs a private horse rescue in Gilbert, Pennsylvania as well, with his family. Here’s wishing him the best of luck for all his future endeavors and hope he keeps inspiring us like he always has.