Joe Pesci Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family & More

Joe Pesci

Biography / Wiki

When it comes to portraying tough volatile characters, American born actor, comedian, and singer Joe Pesci are quite popular all around the world. Films like Casino, The Irishman, and the Raging Bull have been known for his notable acting. He is also quite famous for his other films such as Home Alone, Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, and My Cousin Vinny.

Joe has released three studio albums as a musician. From appearing in plays across New York at the tender age of five to winning the British Academy Film Award and the Academy Award, Joe’s life has been an inspiration to many young actors.

Height / Weight / Age

Born on the 9th of February 1943 Joe Pesci is currently 79 years old. He doesn’t appear to be much taller but has a healthy body figure which measures 40-28-35. His height measures 5 feet 4 inches and his weight is 58 kg approximately. His biceps measure 16 inches and he wears number 5 in the shoe size. Joe Pesci has brown colored eyes and the color of his hair is brown as well.

Net Worth

Although Joe Pesci decided to retire from acting at one time, he had left behind a legacy and is still known as one of the greatest actors in Hollywood. Most of the wealth that he has earned so far is through his acting career. Joe has worked in more than 20 movies and is a successful musician as well. The total net worth estimated for Joe Pesci is $50 million US dollars as of now.

Education / Family

The native of New Jersey, Joe Pesci was born and raised in Newark, New Jersey, USA. Joe is the son of Angelo Pesci and Maria Mesce but has not shared details about his siblings. He studied at Belleville high school and started working as a barber and a musician after that.

Name

Joseph Frank Pesci

Nickname Joe Pesci
Birth Place Newark, New Jersey, USA
Date Of Birth February 09, 1943
Age 79 years
Height In Centimetres – 163 cm

In Feet and Inches – 5′ 4″

Weight In Kilograms – 58 Kg
In Pounds – 127 lbs
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Brown
Profession Actor, Singer, and Musical Artist
Sexual Orientation Straight
School Belleville High School
College Not Known
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Home Town Newark, New Jersey, USA
Debut TV Show – Half Nelson (1985, as Rocky Nelson),

Film – Hey, Lets Twist! (1961, as Dancer at the Peppermint Lounge, NYC),

Web Series – The Wheel of Time (upcoming, as Mat Cauthon)

Fathers Name Angelo Pesci
Mothers Name Maria Mesce
Brothers Not Known
Sister Not Known

Career / Fashion And Style

Joe started to work as a barber after studying and playing guitar with different bands like Peppermint Lounge and Joey Dee. His debut album titled Little Joe Sure Can Sing was released in 1968. He released his latest album ‘Pesci…Still Singing’ in 2019. He started doing comedy in local clubs in his early 20s.

A crime film called The Death Collector in 1976 was Joe’s first film. After he was called to co-star in the film Raging Bull his breakthrough came in 1979. He got other roles in Eureka, Dear Mr. Wonderful, and won a BAFTA Award as well.

In the film Goodfellas, he won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1990 and co-starred in the blockbuster Home Alone in the same year. Joe announced his retirement from acting in 1999 but it did not last for long, in the film The Good Shepherd, Joe returned back to the screen followed by Love Ranch, Snickers, and the Irishman.

Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife and More

Joe was married to Claudia Haro for almost four years and has a daughter Tiffany Pesci. He was dating his girlfriend Angie Everhart for almost eight years but they also broke up in 2008.

Girlfriend Angie Everhart (2000 – 2008)

 

Joe Pesci with his ex-girlfriend
Joe Pesci with his ex-girlfriend
Marital Status Divorced
Wife Claudia Haro (m. 1988 – div. 1992)

 

Joe Pesci with his ex-wife
Joe Pesci with his ex-wife
Children Daughter – Tiffany Pesci

 

Joe Pesci with his daughter
Joe Pesci with his daughter

Favorite Things

Here we provide you the list of Joe Pesci’s favorite things.

Favorite Actors Robert De Niro
Favorite Actress Monica Bellucci
Favorite Colour Blue
Favorite Holiday Destinations Australia
Favorite Food Italian Cuisine
Favorite Things To Do Reading, Theatre Play and Artwork

Joe Pesci

Some Interesting Facts About Joe Pesci

  • To learn music and also to spend his life away from the camera, he announced retirement from his acting career in 1999.
  • Along with his long time friend Robert De Niro, he has often worked with film director Martin Scorsese.
  • For his role in the 1990 film Goodfellas, he received the ‘Best-Supporting Actor’ award in the Academy Awards.
  • Claiming that they failed to offer him the payment, he took legal action against the producers of
  • In 2006 he returned to the film industry in De Niro’s film The Good Shepherd by doing a cameo.
  • Joe is often referred to him as humble and soft-spoken by his co-actors.
  • He played judo during his teenage years and is an avid golfer.
  • Pesci can converse in both Spanish and Italian language.
  • Home Alone (1990), Goodfellas (1990) and Casino (1995) are some of his notable films.
  • In the films, Pesci is often known to play obscene and criminal character roles.