Are you curious about Joe Pesci? Do you want to know all about his height, net worth and career highs?
Read on to learn everything you want to know about the beloved short actor.
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Who Is Joe Pesci?
Pesci is an Italian-American actor best known for his criminal characters in films like Casino (1995), Home Alone (1990) and Raging Bull (1980).
In 2019, he came out of retirement to work with old pals Scorcese, Pacino and De Niro on a little Netflix project titled The Irishman. In the film, he played Russel Bufalino, a crime boss in Northeastern Pennsylvania.
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As you may recall, he frequently works with those other modest men–Martin Scorsese and Pacino. They worked together on Raging Bull (1980), where Pesci played “Joey.”
And you’ll find the merry modest men working happily together in 1990’s Goodfellas as well. In that film, Pesci takes on the role of “Tommy DeVito.”
Even though he’s had a stellar acting career filled with memorable characters and unforgettable lines, Joe Pesci is a man of few words in real life.
His acceptance speech at the 1991 Academy Awards is the second shortest in history. It was only five words and three seconds long.
“It’s my privilege. Thank you.”
Pesci won his Oscar for his work as Tommy DeVito in Goodfellas. Want to know the shortest Oscar acceptance speech ever?
That was fellow modest man Alfred Hitchcock. He just said ”Thanks” while picking up his Lifetime achievement award.
How Tall Is Joe Pesci?
Mr. Pesci is 5’3″. At five-foot-three, he’s six inches shorter than the average American male. That makes him 160cm tall.
He makes no secret of his modest height. The first line in his IMDB profile describes the beloved actor as “compact.” While he may have a compact frame, his talent is anything but small.
Who Are His Wife and Kids?
While Joe Pesci isn’t currently married, he’s been divorced three times. He has a daughter from his first marriage. Her birth is estimated around 1967. He was with his third wife, actress Claudia Haro from 1988-1992. Haro and Pesci have one daughter together, Tiffany Pesci.
Joe Pesci was also in a long-term relationship with actress Angie Everhart from 2000-2008. When he was with the stunning redhead, the New York Daily News called short men “the ultimate accessory.” But the pair broke off their engagement in 2008.
Since 2008, Mr. Pesci hasn’t been linked romantically to anyone.
How Old Is Tiffany Pesci?
Due to her parent’s controversial lives, including her mother’s attempted murder charges and her Dad’s mega fame, Tiffany Pesci has largely remained out of the limelight.
Because of this, not much is know about Ms. Pesci. We can assume her birthdate is somewhere around 1990, making her about 30 years old today.
What’s Joe Pesci’s Net Worth?
As of 2020, Joe Pesci is worth an estimated $50 million.
Like most Hollywood actors, the bulk of his earnings have come from his various film projects. He also reportedly owns an estate in New Jersey.
Where Is Joe Pesci Now?
We can safely assume that Pesci will remain mostly retired. That is unless his good friends and creative partners Scorcese and De Niro call him in on a special project.
Pesci has actually been officially retired since 1999, just accepting a few offers over the last twenty years.
It’s widely believed he maintains a large residence in Lavallette, New Jersey.