Ray Liotta is a popular name in the film industry. He is an American actor, voice artist and a film producer that is well-known all over the world. Luckily, for him all the films that he has appeared in have been successful. Some movies that he has played roles in include ‘Killing Them Softly,’ ‘Shades of Blue,’ ‘Hannibal,’ and many others. To know more about the net worth of Ray Liotta in 2019, read the following article.
Early Life & Biography
The birth name of this American icon is Raymond Julian Vicimarli. He was born to his adoptive parents on December 18, 1954 in New Jersey. His parents Alfred Liotta and Mary Liotta adopted him when he was six months. His adoptive parents were from Italian and Scotish parentage.
Ray Liotta has a sister who goes by the name Linda Liotta and she is also adopted. He knew that he was not the biological son of his parents as a child and fortunately, in the 2000s he located his real parents were.
He grew up from a Roman Catholic religion but his parents were only church members and not all that prayerful. In 1973, he graduated from Union High School and later enrolled in the University of Miami where he graduated in 1978 with a degree in Fine Arts.
In 1997, Ray Liotta married Michelle Grace who is also an actress. The two have starred on ‘The Rat Pack,’ movie where Grace had the role of Judith Campbell Exner. They were blessed with a child by the name Karsen Liotta who was born in 1998. However, their love story did not last forever as they separated in 2004.
Career, Awards & Nomination
After completing his studies, he relocated to New York City where he worked for six months as a bartender at Shubert Theatres. He met an agent there and an opportunity to act opened for him. He played the role of Joey Perrini on the soap opera titled ‘Another World’, which ran for about four years.
He later moved to Los Angeles where tried he ventured in movies such as ‘The Lonely lady.’ His career blossomed in 1986 when he acted the ‘Something Wild.’ Since then Ray Liottta has been featured on different films such as ‘Field of Dreams,’ ‘Goodfellas,’ ‘Unlawful Entry,’ ‘No Escape,’ among others.
Through his career, he has acted with other celebrities such as Kurt Russel, Linda Fiorentino, Madeleine Stowe, Peter Coyote, Sylvester Stallone, and many others.
He has highlighted his voice artistry skill in the film ‘Inside the Mafia,’ and a documentary series called ‘The making of the Mob.’
His career and hard work in the entertainment field has made Ray Liotta receive several awards and nominations. In 1987, he was nominated in Golden Globe Award and in 2011 he also got a nomination in 20/20 Awards. In 2005, Ray Liotta won the Primetime Emmy Awards and the Gold Derby Tv Award as well.
Net Worth & Earnings
Ray Liotta has an estimated net worth valued at $16 million. The source of his income is his years of experience in the acting industry in both TV movies and series. He lives a lavish lifestyle and owns variety of properties and vehicles to his name.
Ray Liotta is a talented celebrity that has continued to gain popularity all over the globe due to many years in acting. He is significant icon that many people look upon. He remains to be a celerity who has worked hard to rich to the top in order to fulfill his dreams.