Joseph Frank Pesci is a famous American actor, singer, and comedian. He is well known in different parts of the world for his tough roles in the movies. He has worked ion variety of movies with different genres. He has got Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as psychopathic gangster Tommy DeVito in Goodfellas. This film was a big hit in that time, and there are various fans of this movie till now. You must want to know the net worth of Joe Pesci in 2018, and you can read on for understanding more about his life and earnings.
Early Life & biography
He was born on 9th February in the year 1943 in Newark, New Jersey. His mother was a part-time barber, and his father was a forklift driver and bartender. He was raised in Belleville in New Jersey where he attended Belleville High School. When he was just 5, he started playing roles in Plays in New York. When he got ten years old, then he got a role in storytime kids.
He was a friend of Frankie Valli when he was teenager and Frankie was nine years older than him. He used to make elder friends than him, and Tommy Devito introduced him to songwriter and singer Bob Gaudio who formed the band named The Four Seasons.
At first, he got married in the year 1964, and then he got divorced. He has divorced three times, and the third time he married Claudia Haro from the year 1998 to 1992. His third wife was a model and actress, and they also had a daughter named Tiffany. In 2007, he got engaged to Angie Everhart, but later on, they broke up next year. He has also got injured while doing scenes in one of his films but has recovered soon as of his acting passion was stronger than his injuries.
Career, Awards & Nominations
At first, he started working as a barber as his mother did. He also tried his hand in a musical career where he used to play guitar with different bands. In the year 1968, he released his first music album and then in the early 1970s; he joined Frank Vincent in local clubs. His debut film was, ‘The Death Collector’ which was a low budget film in the year 1976. He has also worked in a restaurant where he worked as an employee.
He has won various awards for his role in film Raging bull in the year 1980 to 1982. For his movie Goodfellas, he also won several awards. He has been in various nominations and won most of the awards.
Net Worth & Earnings
He has played leading roles in many films, and this has made him earn net worth of $55 million. He has co-starred in the movie Home Alone in the year 1990. He has appeared in different action films and comedy films till now. He has been successful in all of them and has earned a lot of wealth with them. He has also composed music and released his music albums among which one got famous.
He has starred in various high profile films which have made him money easily. He said that he is retiring from his acting career in the year 1999 and from then he has only appeared in films occasionally with cameo roles. He is loved by people from all parts of the world for his movies and music albums. He is well known for his studio album named Vincent LaGuardia Gambini Sings Just for you, and he has made various music albums till now.