Joe Pesci Age, Wiki, Biography, Height, Weight, Net Worth, Girlfriend & More

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Joe Pesci, a name synonymous with gritty performances and compelling characters, rose to international prominence after starring in Martin Scorsese’s “Raging Bull,” alongside Robert De Niro. His storied career includes BAFTA and Academy Award wins and collaborations with some of the greatest talents in the film industry.

Born on February 9, 1943, in Newark, New Jersey, Joe Pesci comes from an Italian-American family. His mother, Maria, worked as a part-time barber, while his father, Angelo Pesci, juggled various blue-collar jobs.

Pesci, along with his two siblings, was raised in Belleville, New Jersey, where he attended Belleville High School.

Joe Pesci Wiki & Biography

Name Joe Pesci
Nickname Joey, Joe Dogs
Date Of Birth February 9, 1943
Age 80 Years
Birth Place Newark, New Jersey, United States
Gender Male
Profession Actor, Singer
Debut Film: Hey, Let’s Twist! (1961, as Dancer at the Peppermint Lounge, NYC).
TV Show: Half Nelson (1985, as Rocky Nelson).
Web Series: The Wheel of Time (upcoming, as Mat Cauthon)
Famous For Raging Bull (1980), Goodfellas (1990)
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Nationality American
Religion Roman Catholic

Joe Pesci Net Worth

Salary Not Known
Net Worth USD $50 million Approx

Height, Weight, and Color

Height in cm 163 cm
Height in Meters 1.63 m
Height in Feet Inches 5 feet 4 inches
Weight 58 Kg

127 lbs

Body Type Average
Body Measurement 40-28-35
Waist Size 28
Shoe Size 5 (US)
Eye Colour Blue
Hair Colour Salt Pepper

Joe Pesci Family and Relatives

Father Angelo Pesci
Mother Mary Pesci
Brothers None
Sisters None
Boyfriends / Girlfriends Allison Giannini (2009)

Leighanne Littrell (1995 – 1997)

Joe Pesci with his ex-girlfriend Leighanne
Joe Pesci with his ex-girlfriend Leighanne

Angie Everhart (2007 – 2008)

Joe Pesci with his ex-girlfriend Angie
Joe Pesci with his ex-girlfriend Angie

Marital Status Divorced
Partner Claudia Haro (m. 1988; div. 1992)

Joe Pesci with his ex-wife Claudia
Joe Pesci with his ex-wife Claudia

Sons None
Daughters Tiffany Pesci

Joe Pesci with his daughter
Joe Pesci with his daughter

Joe Pesci Education School and Colleges

Education Qualification Graduate
School Belleville High School (New Jersey)
College & University Not Known

Favourites Things Of Joe Pesci

Favorite Colour Blue
Favorite Actor Not Known
Favorite Actress Not Known
Favorite Food Italian Cuisine
Favorite TV Shows Not Known
Favorite Movie Not Known
Favorite Pets Not Known
Hobbies Not Known
Favorite Destination Australia

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Interesting Facts About Joe Pesci

  • A young Pesci was no stranger to the stage; he started performing in New York stage productions at the tender age of five. By the time he was ten, he was a regular on the television variety show “Startime Kids,” which aired on New York’s WNBT (now WNBC) from 1950 to 1955.
  • As a teenager, Pesci became friends with Frankie Valli and Tommy DeVito, eventually introducing them to songwriter Bob Gaudio. This introduction led to the formation of the rock band The Four Seasons.
  • Around the same time, Pesci developed a passion for music and played guitar for various pop and rock bands, most notably Joey Dee and the Starliters. This musical stint also led to his first, albeit uncredited, feature film appearance in “Hey, Let’s Twist!” in 1961.
  • In 1968, Pesci released a solo album, “Little Joe Sure Can Sing!” under the name Joe Ritchie, which unfortunately did not garner much success. He then formed a comedy duo with Frank Vincent, performing songs and comedy acts in New Jersey clubs.
  • They also appeared in the Broadway show “The New Vaudevillians” in 1975.
  • His film career started to take shape when he debuted in the 1976 low-budget crime drama “The Death Collector.” Despite the positive reviews, offers for new roles were sparse. However, Robert De Niro, impressed by Pesci’s performance, recommended him to Martin Scorsese for “Raging Bull” (1980).
  • Pesci’s portrayal of Joey LaMotta earned him a BAFTA and nominations for both the Golden Globe and Academy Awards.
  • Throughout the 1980s, Pesci continued to diversify his portfolio with films like “I’m Dancing as Fast as I Can,” “Dear Mr. Wonderful,” “Eureka,” and “Easy Money.” His role in “Goodfellas” (1990) finally earned him an Academy Award.
  • Pesci retired in 1999 but made a significant comeback with “The Irishman” in 2019, garnering numerous awards and nominations once again.
  • Pesci has been married three times, all ending in divorce. He has two daughters, one from his first marriage and another, model Tiffany Pesci, from his third marriage to Claudia Haro.

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