Joe Pesci Net Worth, Height, Age, Wiki, Bio, Family


Joe Pesci is an American actor and musician known for playing tough, volatile characters in a variety of acclaimed films. He is best known for his collaborations with director Martin Scorsese.

Joe Pesci walking on street


Full NameJoseph Frank Pesci
Also Known AsJoey, Joe Doggs
Profession(s)Actor, Musician
Date of BirthFebruary 9, 1943
Age80 years old (As of 2023)
Place of BirthNewark, New Jersey, United States
Zodiac SignAquarius
Ancestry & HeritageItalian American

Physical Stats

Height5′ 4″ (163 cm)
WeightAround 145 lbs (65 kg)
Body MeasurementsN/A
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourDark Brown (balding)
Joe Pesci with cast members

Family & Relationships

ParentsAngelo Pesci (Father), Maria Mesce (Mother)
Siblings2 unnamed
AffairsNone known
Partner/SpouseClaudia Haro (m. 1988–1992), Joanne Kenen (m. 1962–1968)
Children1 daughter with Claudia Haro

Education & Early Life

SchoolingBelleville High School
Higher EducationDropped out to pursue entertainment career
Early LifeGrew up in Belleville, New Jersey. Started acting as a child. Mother was a part-time barber.
Early InfluencesCharlie Chaplin, Jimmy Durante


DebutChild actor in late 1950s. Adult debut in 1976’s The Death Collector.
Significant WorksRaging Bull (1980), Goodfellas (1990), Home Alone (1990), Casino (1995)
Awards & NominationsAcademy Award for Best Supporting Actor for Goodfellas (1991)
FilmographyOnce Upon a Time in America (1984), Lethal Weapon 2 (1989), The Irishman (2019)
Music VideosWise Guy by Joe Doggs (1998)
Tours & Live ShowsBriefly toured with Joey Dee and the Starliters band
CollaborationsFrequent collaborator of Robert De Niro and Martin Scorsese
DocumentariesThe Making of Goodfellas (1990)
Joe Pesci in his early days

Net Worth & Assets

Net WorthEstimated $50 million
PropertiesHomes in Los Angeles and Lavallette, New Jersey
Business VenturesOaktree Gourmet Deli restaurant (closed in 2007)
InvestmentsReal estate

Trivia & Miscellaneous

Hobbies & InterestsGolf, sports
ControversiesHistory of assault charges and alleged ties to mobsters
Philanthropy & ActivismSupporter of guide dogs for the blind organizations
Public ImageTough guy, mobster persona
Personal ChallengesAnger issues, history of violent confrontations
Notable InterviewsInside the Actors Studio (1994), The Late Show with David Letterman (1995)
Publications & BooksJoe Pesci: Close Up (2011) biography
Personal AnecdotesStories about working as a barber, showbiz in 1960s
Quotes“I’m funny how? I mean, funny like I’m a clown? I amuse you?” (Goodfellas)
Joe Pesci on Awards Show

Social Media & Online Presence

Instagram HandleN/A
Twitter HandleN/A
Facebook HandleN/A
Youtube ChannelN/A

Legacy & Influence

Cultural ReferencesGoodfellas/Scorsese references in films like Swingers
Achievements Outside Primary ProfessionMusical career as Joe Doggs
LegacyRegarded as one of the greatest character actors of his generation. Left lasting imprint through intense, gritty on-screen persona.