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Joe Pesci (Joseph Frank Pesci) was born on 9 February, 1943 in Newark, NJ, is an American actor. Discover Joe Pesci's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 78 years old?

Popular As Joseph Frank Pesci
Occupation actor,soundtrack
Age 78 years old
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Born 9 February 1943
Birthday 9 February
Birthplace Newark, NJ
Nationality NJ

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Joe Pesci Height, Weight & Measurements

At 78 years old, Joe Pesci height is 5′ 4″ .

Physical Status
Height 5′ 4″
Weight Not Available
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Eye Color Not Available
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Who Is Joe Pesci's Wife?

His wife is Claudia Haro (m. 1988–1992)

Family
Parents Not Available
Wife Claudia Haro (m. 1988–1992)
Sibling Not Available
Children Tiffany Pesci

Joe Pesci Net Worth

His net worth has been growing significantly in 2020-2021. So, how much is Joe Pesci worth at the age of 78 years old? Joe Pesci’s income source is mostly from being a successful Actor. He is from NJ. We have estimated Joe Pesci's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.

Jimmy Hollywood (1994)$3,500,000
Lethal Weapon 4 (1998)$3,000,000

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Timeline

2018

He sued the producers of Gotti (2018), claiming they had promised him a major role in the film for which he had packed on extra pounds, and then changed their minds, offering him a minor character. [July 2011]

2015

He was nominated for the 2015 New Jersey Hall of Fame for his services in the Performance Arts.

2013

He was nominated for a 2013 New Jersey Hall of Fame for Arts and Entertainment.

2008

Ended his 9-month engagement to Angie Everhart. The couple had been together for eight years. [April 2008]

2006

The Good Shepherd (2006) was the first movie he had made in eight years.

2003

Sang as Joe Doggs with jazz organ player Joey DeFrancesco. They recorded an album on Concord Records titled "Joey DeFrancesco featuring Joe Doggs, Falling in Love Again" (2003).

1999

In 1999, he announced his retirement from acting and since then, he appeared only occasionally in films, including a cameo appearance in The Good Shepherd (2006).

1998

Pesci returned again as fast-talking con man Leo Getz in Lethal Weapon 4 (1998).

1995

He was lured back by Scorsese to play another deranged gangster named Nicky (based on real-life hood Tony Spilotro [aka "The Ant"]) in the violent Casino (1995), and starred in the comedies 8 Heads in a Duffel Bag (1997) and Gone Fishin' (1997), although both failed to fire at the box office.

1992

Pesci was back again as Leo Getz for Lethal Weapon 3 (1992), and was still a bumbling crook in Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992), and had a minor role in the Robert De Niro-directed A Bronx Tale (1993).

1990

He even joined with his friend Frank Vincent to start a vaudeville-style comedy act, but met with limited success (interestingly, Pesci and Vincent would later go on to co-star in several gangster films together, including Goodfellas (1990) and Casino (1995).

His comedic talents shone again in the mega-popular Home Alone (1990), and he put in a terrific performance as co-conspirator David Ferrie in JFK (1991).

1987

Was considered for the role of Owen Lift in Throw Momma from the Train (1987), which went to Danny DeVito.

1983

He played opposite Rodney Dangerfield in Easy Money (1983), was with buddy DeNiro again in Once Upon a Time in America (1984), nearly stole the show as con man Leo Getz in Lethal Weapon 2 (1989) and scored a Best Supporting Actor Oscar playing the psychotic Tommy DeVito in Goodfellas (1990).

1980

His work in the second film was seen by Robert De Niro, who convinced director Martin Scorsese to cast him as Joey LaMotta in the epic boxing film Raging Bull (1980), which really got him noticed in Hollywood.

1976

Director Martin Scorsese and actor Robert De Niro tracked down Pesci after seeing him in The Death Collector (1976) because they felt he was perfect for the role of Joey LaMotta in Raging Bull (1980). Before they persuaded him to take the role, Pesci had been on the verge of giving up his faltering acting career.

1974

He was considered for Bruno Kirby's roles in The Godfather: Part II (1974) and Donnie Brasco (1997).

1967

Had a daughter (born around 1967) from his first marriage.

1964

Joe was 21-years-old when he married his first wife in 1964.

1961

Pesci's first film role was as an uncredited dancer in Hey, Let's Twist! (1961) and then he had to wait another 15 years for a minor role in The Death Collector (1976).

1960

In the mid-1960s, he released a record under the stage name Joe Ritchie titled "Little Joe Sure Can Sing", and was also playing guitar with several bands, including Joey Dee and The Starliters.

1950

Pesci first broke into entertainment as a child actor, and by the mid-1950s, was starring on the series "Star Time Kids".

1943

Compact Italian-American actor Joe Pesci was born February 9, 1943 in Newark, New Jersey, to Mary (Mesce), a part-time barber, and Angelo Pesci, a bartender and forklift driver.