Danny DeVito Height, Age, Wiki, Bio, Net Worth, Family


Danny DeVito is an iconic American actor, comedian, director and producer known for his roles in films like One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Batman Returns, Twins, Matilda, and the hit TV sitcom Taxi.

Danny DeVito smiling


Full NameDaniel Michael DeVito Jr.
Also Known AsDanny DeVito
Profession(s)Actor, comedian, director, producer
Date of BirthNovember 17, 1944
Age79 years old (As of 2023)
Place of BirthNeptune Township, New Jersey, United States
Zodiac SignScorpio
Ancestry & HeritageItalian American

Physical Stats

Height4 feet 10 inches (147 cm)
Weight67 kg (148 lbs)
Body MeasurementsChest – 42 inches <br> Waist – 34 inches <br> Biceps – 15 inches
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorGrey
Danny DeVito with Rhea Perlman

Family & Relationships

ParentsDaniel DeVito Sr., Julia DeVito
SiblingsAngela DeVito, Theresa DeVito
Partner/SpouseRhea Perlman (m. 1982–2017)
ChildrenLucy DeVito, Grace Fan DeVito, Jacob Daniel DeVito

Education & Early Life

SchoolingOur Lady of Mount Carmel Grammar School <br> Oratory Preparatory School
Higher EducationAmerican Academy of Dramatic Arts
Early LifeBorn in New Jersey, trained to be a hairdresser
Early InfluencesOlder sister encouraged him to pursue acting


DebutOff-Broadway play The Man With the Flower in His Mouth (1970)
Significant WorksTaxi, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Twins, Batman Returns, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia
Awards & NominationsEmmy Award, Golden Globe Award
FilmographyRomancing the Stone, L.A. Confidential, Matilda, The Lorax
Voice WorkHercules, Space Jam
CollaborationsMichael Douglas, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jack Nicholson
DocumentariesJack Black: Spider-Man! (2002)
Danny DeVito with Daughter Lucy

Net Worth & Assets

Net Worth$80 million
PropertiesBeverly Hills mansion
Business VenturesJersey Films production company

Trivia & Miscellaneous

Hobbies & InterestsActing, directing, producing
Philanthropy & ActivismSupports various charities for animal rights, children’s welfare, etc
Public ImageTypecast as short, brash, comical characters
Personal ChallengesOvercame dyslexia as a child
Notable InterviewsInside the Actors Studio, 60 Minutes
Personal AnecdotesMet wife Rhea Perlman when she saw him perform in an off-Broadway play
Quotes“I just try to play villains as real people in real situations.”
Danny DeVito showing victory sign

Social Media & Online Presence


Legacy & Influence

Cultural ReferencesOften referenced in popular culture for his short stature
Achievements Outside Primary ProfessionSuccessful producer and director
MentorshipAdvocated for equal rights, supported young artists
LegacyRedefined diversity in Hollywood for actors of all sizes