Joe Pesci Biography: Movies, Age, Net Worth, Awards, Wife, Family, Daughter, Height, Wikipedia, Home Alone, Partner
Joseph Frank Pesci (born 9 February 1943) is a famous musician and actor from the United States.
After appearing in Martin Scorsese‘s films Goodfellas, Raging Bull, and Casino, he rose to prominence.
He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Raging Bull.
Joe Pesci also played the title character in My Cousin Vinny in 1992 and the dimwitted burglar in the Home Alone films.
|Wiki Facts & About Data|
|Full Name:||Joseph Frank Pesci|
|Stage Name:||Joe Pesci|
|Born:||9 February 1943 (age 78 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Newark, New Jersey, United States|
|Parents:||Angelo Pesci, Mary Pesci|
|Wife • Spouse:||Claudia Haro (m. 1988–1992)|
|Girlfriend • Partner:||Angie Everhart|
|Occupation:||Actor • Musician|
|Net Worth:||US$60 million|
Known initially as Joseph Frank Pesci, Joe Pesci was born in Newark, New Jersey, United States.
He was born to a fork lifter driver, Angelo Pesci, and Maria Mesce as the mother who worked as a barber.
Joe Pesci‘s originality is said to be Turin which makes him an Italian.
Joe Pesci went to Belleville High School, New Jersey. At age five, he became a regular Television guest on a show called StarTime Kids when he was ten years old.
After his studies, Joe Pesci began a job as a barber, following his mother’s footsteps. He was also interested in music and started playing the guitar with different bands such as Joey Dee, Starlights, and Peppermint.
In 1968, Joe Pesci released his first debut album, Little Joe Sure Can Sing. His other albums include Still Singing and LaGuardia Gambini.
In his early 20s, Joe Pesci joined fellow actor Frank Vincent, and they started doing comedy in shows and clubs around New Jersey, where they nicknamed their group Vincent and Pesci. Their content was later renovated into a play on Martin and Lewis and Abbott and Costello.
The ever first movie Joe Pesci acted in was in 1976, which was titled The Death Collector. However, the film wasn’t successful for Joe which made him return to the Bronx, where he found a new job in a hotel.
His acting breakthrough began in 1979 after being called to collaborate in Raging Bull movie. His outstanding performance in the film won him nominations and also won him a BAFTA Award. He got another role in the movie Eureka, Easy Money, and Dear Mr. Wonderful in subsequent years.
At that point in his career, Joe Pesci had taken the right course, and he was given many invites to appear in movies.
In 1990, He won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in the movie Goodfellas. He starred in the famous Home Alone the same year, where he played Harry‘s part.
In 1999, Joe Pesci declared his retirement from acting to chase his music career dream, but unfortunately, his retirement didn’t last long as he returned to acting in 20p6, starting in the movie, The Good Shepherd. Other movies are Irishman, Snickers, amongst others.
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Over the years as an actor, Joe Pesci has won significant awards and nominations for Golden Globes Awards, British Academy Film Awards, Academy Awards. However, he has won the Academy Award and British Academy Film Award.
Joe Pesci‘s personal life has been hell, just like his acting career. The first was being married to Claudia Martha Haro, who is an actress also.
Then they were married for 14 years and had only one daughter, Tiffany Presci, but the child couldn’t save their marriage. In 1992, they divorced.
In 2007, Joe Pesci had another affair with 52-year-old fashionista, Angie Everhart, but they dated for only one year, which fewer magazines punkins the photos in which actor Joe was seen all alone with friends and actors.
- 1976: The Death Collector
- 1980: Raging Bull
- 1982: Dear Mr. Wonderful
- 1983: Eureka & Easy Money
- 1984: Once Upon a Time in America
- 1988: Moonwalker
- 1989: Lethal Weapon 2
- 1990: Home Alone, Catchfire & Goodfellas
- 1991: JFK
- 1994: Jimmy Hollywood
- 1995: Casino
- 2006: The Good Shepherd
- 2010: Love Ranch
- 2019: The Irishman
Being in the entertainment industry, it has never been easy for Joe Pesci as he managed to accumulate a net worth of US$60 million, according to a report.
This estimation came from his acting career as an actor and his music life. He has won awards which added to his net value.
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