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Edoardo Ponti Wiki/Biography
Edoardo Ponti was born on the 6th January 1973, in Geneva, Switzerland of Italian origin, and is a director, screenwriter, actor and film producer, probably best known for directing the films “Between Strangers” (2002), “Coming & Going” (2011), “Il Turno di Notte lo fanno le Stele” (2012) among others. Ponti has been active in the entertainment industry since 1998.
How much is the net worth of Edoardo Ponti? It has been reported by authoritative sources that the outright size of his wealth is as much as $5 million, as of the data presented in early 2017. Films are the major source of Ponti’s modest fortune.
Edoardo Ponti Net Worth $5 Million
To begin with, Ponti was raised in a family of celebrities, as he is the son of the famed producer Carlo Ponti and equally famed actress Sophia Loren. Edoardo made his acting debut at age 11 in the Maurizio Ponzi film “Aurora” (1984) cast with his mother. However, He graduated from the University of Southern California in 1994, earning a Bachelor’s degree in English literature and Creative Writing, and stayed on three years to earn a Master of Fine Artss degree in Directing and Film Production.
Concerning his professional career as a director, his debut was made in theatre producing and directing the play “The Lesson of Eugène Ionesco” in 1995. The following year, Ponti staged the trilogy “Griffin & Sabine” by Nick Bantock, then after being the personal assistant to Michelangelo Antonioni, Edoardo made his first short film – “Liv” (1998). He directed his first feature film “Between Strangers” in 2002 in which one of the protagonists is his mother, the premier of the film was at Toronto and Venice International Film Festivals, and won five Genie nominations. In addition, the director won the Award of Merit at the Los Angeles Italian Film Festival, and The Best First Time Filmmaker at the Newport Beach Film Festival, a good start to his net worth.
Edoardo is known as the director and writer of the romantic comedy film “Coming & Going” (2011) too, with stars Sasha Alexander, Fionnula Flanagan and Rhys Darby. The same year he released a short film – “Away We Stay” (2011) – then the Italian film “Il Turno di Notte lo fanno le stele” (2012). In 2012, Ponti created one of the main roles in the film “Madam Butterfly” directed by Michel Comte. Currently, the director is working on the film entitled “The Human Voice” based on the Jean Cocteau play of the same name, as well as on the feature film “Payment Deferred” based on Forester’s novel “Behind Her Smile”.
To conclude, all the aforementioned engagements have increased the total size of Edoardo Ponti net worth.
Finally, in the personal life of the director, Ponti has been married to actress Sasha Alexander since 2007, with whom he has a daughter Lucia Sofia born in 2006, and son Leonardo Fortunato who was born in 2010.
|Full Name||Edoardo Ponti|
|Net Worth||$5 Million|
|Date Of Birth||January 6, 1973|
|Place Of Birth||Geneva, Switzerland|
|Profession||Film Director, Screenwriter, Actor, Film Producer|
|Education||University of Southern California, University of Southern California School of Cinema and Television|
|Spouse||Sasha Alexander (m. 2007)|
|Children||Leonardo Fortunato Ponti, Lucia Sofia Ponti|
|Parents||Sophia Loren Carlo Ponti, Sr.|
|Siblings||Carlo Ponti, Alex Ponti, Guendalina Ponti|
|Awards||Capri Short Cut Award (2012), Special Silver Ribbon (2013, Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists), Achievement Award (2003, Newport Beach Film Festival), Jury Award (2013), Award of Merit at the Los Angeles Italian Film Festival, The Best First Time Filmmaker (Newport Beach Film Festival)|
|Nominations||Gold Hugo (2014, Chicago International Film Festival), German Independence Award - Best Short Film (2014, 2013), Prospettive Award (2012, Rome Film Fest), Jury Award (2014), Young Artist Award (1986)|
|Movies||“Griffin & Sabine” (1995), “Between Strangers” (2002), “Coming & Going” (2011), “Il Turno di Notte lo fanno le Stele” (2012), “Aurora” (1984), “The Lesson of Eugène Ionesco” (1996), “Liv” (1998)|
|1||His wife Sasha Alexander gave birth to their son Leonardo Fortunato Ponti in Geneva, Switzerland (20 December 2010).|
|2||Married Sasha Alexander at the Russian Orthodox Church in Geneva, Switzerland (August 11, 2007).|
|3||Fiancée Sasha Alexander gave birth to their first child, daughter Lucia Sofia, on May 12th 2006, in Geneva.|
|4||Engaged to actress Sasha Alexander.|
|5||Younger brother of former actor, now conductor Carlo Ponti Jr.; younger half-brother of producer Alex Ponti and lawyer Guendalina Ponti.|
|6||Son of Carlo Ponti and Sophia Loren.|
|Il turno di notte lo fanno le stelle||2012||Short|
|Coming & Going||2011|
|Away We Stay||2010||Short|
|Voce umana||2014||Short screenplay / writer|
|Coming & Going||2011|
|Away We Stay||2010||Short based on an original story by / written by|
|Between Strangers||2002||written by|
|Sophia Loren on 'A Special Day'||2015||Video documentary short special thanks|
|Voce umana||2014||Short producer|
|Coming & Going||2011||producer|
|The Girl from Nagasaki||2013||Officer Pinkerton|
|Qualcosa di biondo||1984||TV Movie||Ciro|
|Away We Stay||2010||Short|
|Sophia Loren: Live from the TCM Classic Film Festival||2016||TV Movie documentary||Himself - Host|
|Karsh Is History||2009||TV Movie documentary||Himself|
|O Lucky Malcolm!||2006||Documentary||Himself|
|The 52nd Annual Golden Globe Awards||1995||TV Special||Himself - Audience Member|
|2013||Special Silver Ribbon||Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists||Il turno di notte lo fanno le stelle (2012)|
|2013||Jury Award||Tribeca Film Festival||Best Narrative Short||Il turno di notte lo fanno le stelle (2012)|
|2012||Capri Short Cut Award||Capri, Hollywood||Il turno di notte lo fanno le stelle (2012)|
|2003||Achievement Award||Newport Beach Film Festival||Special Achievement First Time Filmmaker||Between Strangers (2002)|
|2014||Gold Hugo||Chicago International Film Festival||Best Short Film||Voce umana (2014)|
|2014||German Independence Award - Best Short Film||Oldenburg Film Festival||Voce umana (2014)|
|2014||Jury Award||Tribeca Film Festival||Best Narrative Short||Voce umana (2014)|
|2013||German Independence Award - Best Short Film||Oldenburg Film Festival||Il turno di notte lo fanno le stelle (2012)|
|2012||Prospettive Award||Rome Film Fest||Best Short Film||Il turno di notte lo fanno le stelle (2012)|
|1986||Young Artist Award||Young Artist Awards||Best Young Actor Starring in a Television Special or Mini-Series||Qualcosa di biondo (1984)|