How rich is Chazz Palminteri?
Chazz Palminteri Net Worth:
|Birth date:||May 15, 1952|
|Birth place:||The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States|
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Profession:||Actor, Screenwriter, Film Producer, Businessperson, Voice Actor, Film director|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
|Spouse:||Gianna Ranaudo (m. 1992)|
|Children:||Dante Lorenzo Palminteri, Gabriella Rose Palminteri|
Chazz Palminteri wiki & biography:
Chazz Palminteri Net Worth $16 Million
As for the day, Chazz Palminteri net worth is estimated at $16 million and this is an remarkable fortune even for somebody who has been working in movie industry for over three decades. So where does Chazz Palminteri net worth come from? Well the thing is that Palminteri is not only an actor, who has worked in theater, movies and television, but also a writer. Plus, some three years ago this man has started an Italian food eatery called Chazz: Bronx First”. The rumor goes, it serves the very best coal fired pizza in town! But let us look at Palminteri’s life and career from just a little bit closer.
Palminteri’s family originated from Manfi in the province of Agrigento. Chazz’ grandparents have moved to America just in the beginning of the 20th century. Here in this country they have joined a nearby Italian community and raised their kids in Roman Catholic spirit. While speaking about the Italian –American community in the U.S., the actor has said: “I am really proud of being Italian-American, but people do not realize that the mafia is merely this aberration. The actual community is made around the working man, the guy who is the cop, the fireman, the truck driver, the bus driver.”. The pride Chazz takes in Italian sources and also the psychological closeness with the culture of his parents is revealed not only in the truth that he has recently started a restaurant, which serves Italian food, mainly. The actor also describes himself as a “really religious,” god-fearing Roman Catholic.
Now as about his professional career, before Chazz Palminteri net worth has really begun to grow with a few speed, he needed to cure variety of challenges. While playing in off Broadway shows, the actor also had to moonlight as a bouncer, to make the ends meet. The actor is quoted saying: I came here knowing nobody. I worked at nightclubs as a singer and even the doors several times before I landed some TV characters.” Despite the hard start, Chazz never doubted that eventually he will make it as an actor and was not going to give up on his dreams. A breakthrough in his career came up as well as the premier of his one-man show, titled Bronx Tale, which was later turned into a movie by Robert De Niro.
Following the breakthrough Chazz did variety of critically acclaimed characters in movies like The Perez Family, Jade and Diabolique, in addition to comedic characters in films including Oscar, Analyze This and Down to Earth. But most importantly, Chazz has appeared as Cheech in Bullets Over Broadway. The performance in this movie has garnered the performer Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting male and variety of nominations. After him getting crucial recognition, Chazz Palminteri net worth increase intensified.