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Chazz Palminteri Net Worth

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Calogero Lorenzo Palminteri net worth is
$16 Million

Calogero Lorenzo Palminteri Wiki/Biography

Calogero Lorenzo Palminteri was born on the 15th May 1952, in The Bronx, New York City USA, and is an actor, producer, and screenwriter, probably best known for his roles in such films as “A Bronx Tale” (1993), “Bullets Over Broadway” (1994), and “The Usual Suspects” (1995). Palminteri’s acting skills have earned him an Oscar nomination, and significantly increased his net worth. His career started in 1984.

Have you ever wondered how rich Chazz Palminteri is, as of mid-2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Chazz Palminteri’s net worth is as high as $16 million, earned through his successful on-screen career. In addition to being a highly popular actor, Chazz has also worked as a screenwriter and producer, which have generated more money to his bank account.

Chazz Palminteri Net Worth $16 Million

Chazz Palminteri grew up in a family of Sicilian origin in Belmont, the neighbourhood of the Bronx. His grandparents migrated to the US in 1910, and he was born to Lorenzo Palminteri, a bus driver, and Rose, a homemaker. Chazz had a lot of troubles to break in as an actor and was forced to work as a bouncer at various clubs, alongside colleague future actor Dolph Lundgren. He started with numerous off-Broadway plays, before his on-screen debut came in 1984.

Palminteri’s first movie role came in “Home Free All”, and he later appeared in “The Last Dragon” (1985), “Glory Years” (1987), and “Peter Gunn” (1989). However, those were only minor roles for him, and his breakthrough came in the 90’s, when in 1991 Chazz played in John Landis’ “Oscar” with Sylvester Stallone, Ornella Muti, and also in Landis’ “Innocent Blood” (1992) starring Anne Parillaud, and Anthony LaPaglia, which only increased his net worth.

He had a role in “There Goes the Neighborhood” (1992) with Jeff Daniels, Catherine O’Hara, and Hector Elizondo, before finally starring in the movie he wrote the screenplay for – “A Bronx Tale” (1993), directed and co-starred by Robert De Niro. After this successful film, Palminteri became popular among Hollywood directors, and soon the big parts would follow.

Over the course of the next two years, Chazz starred in Woody Allen’s “Bullets Over Broadway” (1994) with John Cusack, Dianne Wiest, and Jennifer Tilly, and Bryan Singer’s “The Usual Suspects” (1995) with Kevin Spacey, Gabriel Byrne, and Benicio Del Toro, increasing further his net worth. Later, he appeared in “The Perez Family” (1995) starring Marisa Tomei, Anjelica Huston, and Alfred Molina, William Friedkin’s “Jade” (1995), and “Diabolique” (1996) with Sharon Stone and Isabelle Adjani.

Chazz continued with screenwriting and starring, in “Faithful” (1996) with Cher and Ryan O’Neal, and had a part in “Mulholland Falls” (1996) starring Nick Nolte, Melanie Griffith, and Jennifer Connelly, “Hurlyburly” (1998) with Sean Penn and Kevin Spacey, and “Analyze This” (1999) starring Robert De Niro and Billy Crystal.

In the 2000’s, Palminteri appeared in “Down to Earth” (2001) starring Chris Rock, had lead roles in “Boss of Bosses” (2001) and “Poolhall Junkies” (2002), and then directed and played in “Noel” (2004) with Susan Sarandon, Penélope Cruz, and Paul Walker. By the end of the 2000’s, Chazz had appeared in “A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints” (2006) starring Robert Downey Jr., Rosario Dawson, and Shia LaBeouf, “Running Scared” (2006) with Paul Walker and Cameron Bright, and “Jolene” (2008).

He later appeared in TV series such as “Modern Family” (2010-2014) and “Rizzoli & Isles” (2010-2014) and had parts in “Mighty Fine” (2012) and “Once Upon a Time in Queens” (2013). Most recently, Palminteri is filming a TV movie “Unorganized Crime” that will be released in 2017, and also announced “The Stone Pony” for 2018.

Regarding his personal life, Chazz Palminteri has been married to Gianna Ranaudo since 1992, and they have two children. He is a passionate New York Yankees baseball fan, and currently lives in Bedford, New York.


Full NameChazz Palminteri
Net Worth$16 Million
Date Of BirthMay 15, 1952
Place Of BirthNew York City, New York, USA
Height6' 2½" (1.89 m)
ProfessionActor, Writer, Director
EducationTheodore Roosevelt High School
NationalityAmerican
SpouseGianna Ranaudo (m. 1992)
ChildrenDante Lorenzo Palminteri, Gabriella Rose Palminteri
ParentsLorenzo Palminteri,Rose Palminteri
Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/Chazz-Palminteri-142671772449102
Twitterhttps://twitter.com/chazzpalminteri
IMDBhttp://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001590/
AwardsIndependent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male (1995), Outer Critics Circle Special Award (1990), Sundance Film Festival Special Jury Prize for Best Ensemble Cast (2006)
NominationsAcademy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role, Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Solo Performance
Movies“Down to Earth” (2001), “Boss of Bosses” (2001), “Poolhall Junkies” (2002), “Noel” (2004), “A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints” (2006), “Running Scared” (2006), “Jolene” (2008), “A Bronx Tale” (1993), “Bullets Over Broadway” (1994), “The Usual Suspects” (1995)
TV Shows“Modern Family” (2010-2014), “Rizzoli & Isles” (2010-2014), “Mighty Fine” (2012), “Once Upon a Time in Queens” (2013), “Unorganized Crime”, “The Stone Pony” (2017)
#Trademark
1Gravelly Voice
#Quote
1[re his Bronx childhood] The big guys used to beat up the little guys, and the little guys used to beat up the real little guys. If you were a little guy, you'd become a big guy and then beat up the little guys underneath you. Kids now, all they do is sit down and play Facebook. I was on the stoop, and I saw a man kill another man right in front of me. People go, 'You must have been traumatized!' I really wasn't. I just saw this guy kill a guy, and my father dragged me upstairs, we talked about it, I didn't rat on the guy, and that was it.
2On the Waterfront (1954) is still the greatest movie ever made.
3I think the lessons I learned growing up in the streets in the Bronx were never tip your hand too soon. Always keep your cards close to the vest.
4I speak as much as I can about the working man in the Italian-American community. It's the working man who makes up the heart of the community. The Italian-Americans I play are mobsters who have a heart or a positive element.
#Fact
1Voiced two animated characters who were junkyard animals that hated house animals. In Stuart Little (1999) he voiced Smokey a junkyard cat who hated house cats and in Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp's Adventure he voiced Buster a junkyard dog who hated house dogs.
2Got his role in The Usual Suspects after it was turned down by Al Pacino.
3Was considered for the role of Dean Martin in The Rat Pack (1998).
4Italian-American, with roots in Agrigento, Sicily.
5Is a frequent caller to WFAN sports radio in New York.
6Began as a long-haired lead singer for a band called "Razzamachazz."
7Although "A Bronx Tale" was his first play, he had written skits for a comedy troupe for about four or five years prior to that.
8He was initially offered $250,000, then a seven-figure amount, for the film rights to his play "A Bronx Tale," but he refused to sell out, insisting that he write the screenplay and play the lead, which he did (A Bronx Tale (1993)).
9Chazz used to bounce at The LimeLight in New York City.
10Son Dante Palminteri born October 11, 1995.
11Daughter Gabriella Palminteri born 25 December 2001 in Greenwich, Connecticut.

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Stone Pony2018announcedAngelo Golotta
Unorganized Crime2017TV Movie filmingSal Cicasi
Legend2015/IAngelo Bruno
Henry & Me2014Babe Ruth (voice)
Rizzoli & Isles2010-2014TV SeriesFrank Rizzoli Sr.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit2014TV SeriesPerry Cannavaro
Modern Family2010-2014TV SeriesShorty
Final Recourse2013Jerry / Dr. Tomman
Blue Bloods2012-2013TV SeriesAngelo Gallo
Underdogs2013Stinky (English version, voice)
Once Upon a Time in Queens2013Ben Rose
Mob of the Dead2013Video GameSalvatore 'Sal' DeLuca (voice)
The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure2012Marvin Milkshake
Mighty Fine2012Joe Fine
Hollywood & Wine2011VideoGeno Scarpacci
Once More with Feeling2009Frank Gregorio
Jolene2008Sal Fontaine
Yonkers Joe2008Yonkers Joe
The Dukes2007George
Body Armour2007Lee Maxwell
Arthur and the Invisibles2006The Travel Agent (English version, voice)
Littleman2006Walken
Push2006/IVince
Running Scared2006Detective Rydell
A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints2006Monty
Drift2006TV MovieJoseph DiCaro
Hoodwinked!2005Woolworth (voice)
In the Mix2005Frank
Animal2005VideoKassada
Kojak2005TV SeriesCaptain Frank McNeil
Dr. Vegas2004TV SeriesDuke Walcott
Noel2004Arizona
One Last Ride2004Tweat
Just Like Mona2003
Poolhall Junkies2002Joe
One Eyed King2001Eddie Dugan
Boss of Bosses2001TV MoviePaul Castellano
Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp's Adventure2001VideoBuster (speaking) (voice)
Down to Earth2001King
Stuart Little1999Smokey (voice)
Dilbert1999TV SeriesLeonardo da Vinci
Excellent Cadavers1999TV MovieGiovanni Falcone
Analyze This1999Primo Sidone
A Night at the Roxbury1998Benny Zadir (uncredited)
Hurlyburly1998Phil
Scar City1998Lt. Laine Devon
Mulholland Falls1996Elleroy Coolidge
Faithful1996Tony
Diabolique1996Guy Baran
Jade1995Matt Gavin
The Last Word1995Ricky
The Perez Family1995Lt. John Pirelli
The Usual Suspects1995Dave Kujan
Bullets Over Broadway1994Cheech
A Bronx Tale1993Sonny
There Goes the Neighborhood1992Lyle Corrente
Innocent Blood1992Tony
Oscar1991Connie
Sydney1990TV SeriesTony
Wiseguy1989TV SeriesPeter Alatorre / Sal Rosselli
Peter Gunn1989TV MovieSoldier
Valerie's Family: The Hogans1989TV SeriesLeslie
Dallas1989TV SeriesFrank
1st & Ten: The Championship1989TV SeriesAl
Glory Years1987TV MovieDrummond
Matlock1987TV SeriesMP Sgt. Marcy
Hill Street Blues1986TV SeriesSonny Cappelito
The Last Dragon1985Hood #2
Home Free All1984Truck Highjacker

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Unorganized Crime2017TV Movie filming
Mob Streetwritten by announced
Dante and the Debutante1996
Faithful1996play / screenplay
A Bronx Tale1993play / screenplay

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Unorganized Crime2017TV Movie executive producer filming
Mighty Fine2012executive producer
Yonkers Joe2008executive producer
The Dukes2007co-producer
Dante and the Debutante1996producer

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Noel2004
Women vs. Men2002TV Movie
Oz1999TV Series 1 episode

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure2012performer: "March and Moo"

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Drew Pearson Show2012TV Series very special thanks - 1 episode
A Night at the Movies: Merry Christmas!2011TV Movie documentary special thanks
Anamorph2007special thanks
Tracks of Color2007Short very special thanks
We're Talkin' Serious Money1992special thanks

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Keyser Söze: Lie or Legend?2002Video documentary shortHimself
Round Up: Deposing 'The Usual Suspects'2002Video documentaryHimself
An All-Star Tribute to Brian Wilson2001TV Movie documentaryHimself - Host
The Making of 'Lady and the Tramp II': From Tramp to Scamp2001Video documentary shortHimself - 'Buster'
Bravo Profiles2001TV Series documentaryHimself
Guns for Hire: The Making of 'The Magnificent Seven'2000TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Book That Wrote Itself1999Himself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show1999TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Italians in America1998TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Directors1997TV Series documentaryHimself
Little Italy1996DocumentaryHimself
Lo + plus1996TV SeriesHimself - Guest
1995 MTV Movie Awards1995TV SpecialHimself
Introducing 'The Usual Suspects'1995Video documentary shortHimself
Liebe in Hollywood1995TV Movie documentaryHimself
Sinatra: 80 Years My Way1995TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Annual 1995 ShoWest Awards1995TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
The Chevy Chase Show1993TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Davi's Way2016Documentary post-productionHimself
WGN Morning News2016TV SeriesHimself
Journey to Sundance2014DocumentaryHimself
The Lineup: Best Sports Movies2013ShortHimself - Panelist
The Drew Pearson Show2012TV SeriesHimself
The Haunting Of2012TV SeriesHimself
Big Morning Buzz Live2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
A Night at the Movies: Merry Christmas!2011TV Movie documentaryHimself - Interviewee
Rocco's Dinner Party2011TV SeriesHimself
Talk Stoop with Cat Greenleaf2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The 2010 Miss Universe Pageant2010TV SpecialHimself - Judge
Celebrity Ghost Stories2010TV Series documentaryHimself
Tavis Smiley2008TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Shootout2008TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1993-2008TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Beyond Wiseguys: Italian Americans & the Movies2008DocumentaryHimself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1996-2008TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Speechless2008TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2006TV SeriesHimself - Guest
All*Star Cup 20062006TV MovieHimself - Team USA
Running Scared: Through the Looking Glass2006Video documentary shortHimself
50 premios Sant Jordi de cinematografía2006TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
In the Mix: 25 Days and Not a Minute More2006Video documentary short
The Tony Danza Show2006TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Bullets Over Hollywood2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
The 3rd Annual Vibe Awards2005TV SpecialHimself
Last Call with Carson Daly2005TV SeriesHimself - Guest
A Tribute to Joe Mantegna2004TV Short documentaryHimself
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Robert De Niro2003TV MovieHimself
Biography2003TV Series documentaryHimself
I Love New York2002TV MovieHimself
Late Show with David Letterman1994-2002TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Edición Especial Coleccionista2011TV SeriesHimself / Dave Kujan
Sharon Stone - Una mujer de 100 caras1998TV Movie documentaryHimself (uncredited)
... y otras mujeres de armas tomar1998TV Movie documentaryHimself
Femmes Fatales: Sharon Stone1998TV Movie documentaryHimself (uncredited)
40 premis Sant Jordi de cinematografía1996TV SpecialCheech / Sonny LoSpecchio / Dave Kujan
50 Years of Funny Females1995TV Movie documentaryHimself

Won Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2006Special Jury PrizeSundance Film FestivalDramaticA Guide to Recognizing Your Saints (2006)
2004Indie HeroMethod Fest
1996Sant JordiSant Jordi AwardsBest Foreign Actor (Mejor Actor Extranjero)The Usual Suspects (1995)
1995ACCAAwards Circuit Community AwardsBest Cast EnsembleThe Usual Suspects (1995)
1995Independent Spirit AwardIndependent Spirit AwardsBest Supporting MaleBullets Over Broadway (1994)
1995NBR AwardNational Board of Review, USABest Acting by an EnsembleThe Usual Suspects (1995)

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
1995OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Actor in a Supporting RoleBullets Over Broadway (1994)
1995CFCA AwardChicago Film Critics Association AwardsBest Supporting ActorBullets Over Broadway (1994)
1995ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting RoleBullets Over Broadway (1994)
1994ACCAAwards Circuit Community AwardsBest Cast EnsembleBullets Over Broadway (1994)

Known for movies


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