Jerry Ferrara is a popular actor, director, and producer from America. He is best recognized for his appearance in the comedy television series “Entourage” in which he played the fictional character of Turtle. Today, let’s learn more about the career, biography, and net worth of Jerry Ferrara in 2019.
Early Life & Biography:
Jerry Ferrara was born on November 25, 1979, in Brooklyn, New York. His family is from Italy. Ferrara spent most of his childhood days in New York City. There is not information available about his parents and siblings. He went to the New Utrecht High School and the Abraham Lincoln High School to complete his schooling. Ferrara took acting classes while studying in college. However, it is not confirmed that he graduated with a degree or dropped out before completing his education.
Ferrara was in a serious relationship with actress and singer Jamie – Lynn Sigler before they split in the year 2009. Later in 2017, he married actress Breanne Racano who is new to the entertainment industry and has appeared in few television series and movies.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Jerry Ferrara met a casting agent at a talent showcase who advised him to move to Los Angeles in the year 2000. After shifting to the city, he got his first significant role on the television sitcom “The King of Queens” which aired on the CBS network.
In his initial years, Ferrara guest starred in many television series including the comedy-drama series “That’s Life,” the police procedural drama series “NYPD Blue,” the television sitcom “Grounded for Life” and many more.
He became a household name when he starred in the television series “Entourage” and also in its movie version. He played the lead role in the crime drama thriller series “Power.”
Ferrara has also worked with the broadcast satellite service provider, DirecTV in the commercials. In 2018, he appeared in a comedy television show along with Jordan Rachel, Shaquille O’Neal, Jennifer Tapiero and few others.
Ferrara has not won any awards till now but has been nominated for five awards for his role in the series “Entourage” including 2 Teen Choice Awards and 3 Screen Actors Guild Awards in the category of Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series.
Net Worth & Earnings:
Jerry Ferrara has an estimated net worth of more than $12.5 million. He made most of the fortune by starring in many successful movies and television shows. He along with his fellow actors in the television series “Entourage” received a salary of $200 thousand per episode. Apart from his acting career, Ferrara also earns money from his Fat Sal’s deli restaurant which he founded in Westwood, Los Angeles. He has also appeared in many hit movies including Brooklyn Rules, Eagle Eye, Seven Days in Utopia, Battleship, Think Like a Man Too, Lone Survivor and many more.
Jerry Ferrara is considered one of the most talented and hardworking actors in the United States. He has played more than 30 roles in his acting career as of now out of which his character of Turtle in the series “Entourage” is the most popular one.