Dominic Chianese Age, Wiki, Height, Net worth, Bio, Wife, Nationality, career, Facts

Dominic Chianese is an actor, musician, and singer best known for his roles as ‘Johnny Ola’ and ‘Corrado John Soprano Jr.’ in the classic American crime film ‘The Godfather Part II.’ Known more about him down below.

Quick Facts

Full Name Dominic Chianese
Height 180cm
Nationality American
Date of Birth 1931/2/24
Birth Country United States
Birth Place Bronx, New York
Horoscope Pisces
Father Name Gaetano Chianese
Mother Name Angelina Chianese

Wiki

Dominic Chianese is a famous TV Actor, who was born on February 24, 1931 in United States. American actor who played Corrado “Junior” Soprano on the hit HBO series The Sopranos. According to Astrologers, Dominic Chianese’s zodiac sign is Pisces.

How was Dominic Childhood?

Dominic Chianese was born in the Bronx, New York, on February 24, 1931. His family moved to the Bronx after his grandfather came to the United States from Naples, Italy, in 1904. The artist grew up in the Bronx and went to the elite ‘Bronx High School of Science.’

Dominic Chianese has a $15 million net worth.
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Dominic began working on building jobs with his father after graduating from high school, while pursuing his study at a night school. He earned a BA in speech and theater studies from ‘Brooklyn College’ in 1961.

Career and Professioal life

Dominic has Italian ancestors; his grandfather arrived in the United States from Naples in 1904. Dominic attended The Bronx High School of Science, and after graduation, he worked on building sites with his father, as his father was a bricklayer/mason, but he soon enrolled at Brooklyn College and took night classes. He earned a BA in Speech and Theater Studies in 1961.

He began his career playing musical comedy in off-Broadway theaters, but after receiving his first acting training from Walt Witcover, he made his Broadway debut in the play “Oliver!” in 1965, and has since been in other Broadway and off-Broadway plays, greatly increasing his riches and also struggled early in his profession, so he picked up the guitar and began performing in pubs and restaurants. Dominic also worked as a recreational worker for the Drug Commission of New York State in a rehabilitation clinic before starting his acting career.

More on career

In 1972, he was cast in the film “Fuzz,” but in 1974, he was cast in the crime thriller film “The Godfather: Part II,” starring Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, and Robert Duvall, as Johnny Ola. His career took off as a result of the part, and he was quickly offered other opportunities. In 1976, he starred in “All the President’s Men,” and in 1979, he starred in the crime-drama thriller “…and justice for all.” Both of these films added to his fortune.

Dominic began the 1980s with the role of Alexei Vartova in the TV series “Ryan’s Hope” (1980-1981), but he didn’t have much success during the decade, appearing in only a few more TV series and the forgotten film “Second Sight” (1989). Until the late 1990s, he had a few minor parts, like that of Junior Soprano, but none of them had a significant impact on his personal worth.

Then, in 1999, his life changed forever when he was cast as Junior in 86 episodes of the award-winning crime drama series “The Sopranos,” starring James Gandolfini, Lorraine Bracco, and Edie Falco. Dominic’s net worth increased significantly as a result of the show’s success. Dominic continued to look for other acting opportunities during the run of the show, and as a result, he appeared in films including “Unfaithful” (2002), “When Will I Be Loved” (2004), and “Adrift in Manhattan” (2007).

In 2011, he played the character of Reader in the fantasy comedy “Mr. Popper’s Penguins,”

and was later cast in the TV series “Boardwalk Empire” as Leander Cephas Whitlock (2011-2013). To add to his acting resume, he starred as Judge Michael Marx in “The Good Wife” from 2012 to 2015, and he will next be seen in the movie “Active Adults” (2017) as Bart and “Umberto D” (2018) as the lead character.

Dominic has also benefited from his musical abilities in order to build his wealth. He launched his first album, “Hits,” in 2000, on which he sang American and Italian popular songs, and his second album, “Ungrateful Heart,” in 2003, which included 16 Neapolitan songs.

Dominic has been married to Jane Pittson since 2003 in his personal life. He was formerly married to Merle Molofsky and has three children with her. Dominic is also a well-known philanthropist who has been honored with the Ellis Island Medal of Honor for his charitable efforts.

How much is Dominic  Net Worth?

Dominic Chianese has a $15 million net worth. He is best known for his role as Corrado “Junior” Soprano in HBO’s The Sopranos.  Dominic has been in the entertainment industry since 1972 and was a regular in various Broadway musicals, however he did not acquire popular fame until the 1990s.

In the 1974 film The Godfather, Chianese played Johnny Ola. He is most recognized now for his role as Junior Soprano on The Sopranos, which he played from 1999 until 2007. In total, he appeared in 55 episodes. Dominic is also well-known for his roles on HBO’s Boardwalk Empire.

Chianese is a gifted singer who has had songs used in several episodes of The Sopranos. In 2003, he released “Ungrateful Heart,” a full-length CD of his music. Dominic Chianese was born on February 24, 1931, in New York City.

The Godfather Actor Dominic Chianese’s Relationship Detail

Chianese, like Ben Affleck, who is now engaged to his ex-girlfriend after divorce, struggled to reconcile his marriage. Vincenza Jean Vacchio was his first wife. In 1958, the couple tied the wedding. Their marriage, however, was short-lived. As a result, they only stayed married for a few months. After his first marriage ended, the actor went on to his second.

Yes, he walked back down the aisle. Merle Molofsky and he exchanged vows. In 1961, they tied the knot. The public, like his first, has no knowledge when he and his wife divorced.

Dominic Chianese is currently married to Jane Pittson.
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Following his divorce from his second wife, Chianese married Jane Pittson, his third wife. The couple tied the wedding on June 8, 2003. They have been happily married for almost 19 years and love one other’s company.

How many children does Dominic have?

Dominic Chianese is the father of six children from three marriages. Rebbeca Scarpatti Chianese, Sarah Chianese, Dominica Roskelly Chianese, and Leah Espy Chianese are his four daughters, while Dominic Chianese Jr. and Alexander John Gwozdz Chianese are his two sons.

Because his children have already chosen their careers, Chianese’s children live a prosperous life. Dominic has a total of 13 grandchildren. He has one great-grandchild as well.

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