Michael Imperioli is an award-winning actor from America who is best known for his remarkable acting on the drama series ‘The Sopranos’. He portrayed the character of Christopher Moltisanti and garnered huge fame. Today, let’s learn in details about the career, biography, and net worth of Michael Imperioli in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Michael Imperioli was born on March 26, 1966, in Mount Vernon, New York. Michael was born into a middle-class Italian-American family. His father, Dan Imperioli was a bus driver as well as a background actor. His mother, Claire Imperioli, had also worked as an actress. However, his parents are not as popular as the actors. Michael completed his early education in Mount Vernon from Lincoln School. Thereafter, he moved to Brewster, New York, where he attended Brewster high school.
Unlike other actors, Michael Imperioli is hardly involved in random love link-ups. He is completely a family man. At present, he is married and is a father of 3 children. He married his long-time girlfriend, Victoria Chlebowski in 1995. Ever since the two have been together. He lives with his family in Santa Barbara, California.
Career, Awards, & Nominations
As I said, Michael belonged to a middle-class family; he had to do many small jobs in order to support himself before breaking into the acting. He even worked as a waiter at the restaurants. After banging a lot against the wall, he finally made his debut in the silver screen in 1989 with the film ‘Lean on Me’. Michael went unnoticed with this film. The next year, he appeared in the film ‘Goodfellas’ which earned him a must-needed success. The same year, he was featured in another film which also did well at the box office.
In 1992, he got a chance to work with the big director ‘Spike Lee’ in the film ‘Jungle Fever’. He had a small role in the film. Still, the film garnered further success for him. In the next few years, he appeared in many films and continued to achieve success slowly. In 1999, he enjoyed the mainstream of success when he starred on the exceptionally popular TV show ‘The Sopranos’. He was hugely acclaimed for his jaw-breaking acting on this TV series. It lasted for next eight years, and in these years, Michael established himself as an outstanding actor.
Speaking of the awards, Michael has won some prestigious award nominations throughout his career including 2 Golden Globe Award, 4 Primetime Emmy Award, and 5 Screen Actors Guild award. He has even won Primetime Emmy Award and Screen Actors Guild Award.
Net Worth & Earnings
Other than being a successful actor, Michael Imperioli is also a great screenwriter and director. He has written scripts for many episodes for the TV drama ‘The Sopranos’. Thus, he has churned out money in his career through these three sources. However, acting is his primary source of income. So, speaking of his total net worth, the versatile actor has accumulated a giant net worth of $25 million. His net worth is likely to increase in the future as he is involved in many projects.
From being a son of a bus driver to an outstanding actor of Hollywood, Michael Imperioli has come a long way. His journey is really inspiring. He made a place in the industry just because of his talents.