Paul Sorvino Net Worth, Family, Wife, Parents, Children, Biography

paul sorvino net worth

Paul Sorvino Net Worth and Family – Paul Sorvino was an American actor, opera singer, businessman, writer has an estimated Net Worth of $10 Million as per 2022. He often portrayed authority figures on both sides of the law and was known for his roles as Paulie Cicero in the 1990 gangster film Goodfellas, and NYPD Sergeant Phil Cerreta on the TV series Law & Order.

Paul Sorvino Net Worth

Paul Sorvino has an estimated Net Worth of $10 Million in 2022. He was American actor, opera singer, businessman, writer, and sculptor. He often portrayed authority figures on both sides of the law and was known for his roles as Paulie Cicero in the 1990 gangster film Goodfellas, and NYPD Sergeant Phil Cerreta on the TV series Law & Order.

Paul Sorvino Net Worth 2022

NamePaul Sorvino
Net Worth ( 2022 )$10 Million
Income SourceAmerican Actor
Income / SalaryUnder Review
Last Update2022

Paul Sorvino Net Worth Growth

Net Worth in 2022$2 Million 
Net Worth in 2021$1.5 Million
Net Worth in 2020$1 Million
Net Worth in 2019$0.8 Million
Net Worth in 2018$0.5 Million

Paul Sorvino Biography

Real NamePaul Sorvino
Birth Date13 April 1939
Died25 July 2022
Birth PlaceBrooklyn, New York, United States
NationalityAmerican
ProfessionAmerican actor
EducationGraduation
Last Update2022

Paul Anthony Sorvino was an actor, opera singer, businessman, writer, and sculptor from the United State He was best known for his roles as Paulie Cicero (based on Paul Vario) in the 1990 gangster film Goodfellas and NYPD Sergeant Phil Cerreta on the TV series Law & Order.He appeared in A Touch of Class, Reds, The Rocketeer, The Cooler, Nixon, and Romeo + Juliet as a supporting actor.He was the father of Mira and Michael Sorvino, both actors.

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Paul Sorvino With Family

Paul Sorvino Family and Parents

Paul Anthony Sorvino was an actor, opera singer, businessman, writer, and sculptor from the United State.He was best known for his roles as Paulie Cicero (based on Paul Vario) in the 1990 gangster film Goodfellas and NYPD Sergeant Phil Cerreta on the TV series Law & Order.He appeared in A Touch of Class, Reds, The Rocketeer, The Cooler, Nixon, and Romeo + Juliet as a supporting actor.He was the father of Mira and Michael Sorvino, both actors.

Paul Sorvino Wife and Children

Paul Sorvino with Wife Dee Benkie
Paul Sorvino with Wife Dee Benkie

Paul Sorvino had a wife.He married Lorraine Davis first.They tied the knot in 1966 and divorced in 1988.Vanessa Arico is his second wife.They tied the knot in 1991 and divorced in 1996.His current wife is American actress Dee Dee Benkie.They tied the knot in December of 2014.From his first wife, he had three children: Mira, Michale, and Amanda.His daughters Mira and Amand are both actresses, as is his son Michale.Mattea Angel Backus, Holden Paul Terry Backus, Lucia Backus, and Johnny Christopher King Backus are his grandchildren.

Paul Sorvino Professional Career

Sorvino began his career in advertising as a copywriter. He studied voice for 18 years. He decided to pursue a career in theatre while attending The American Musical and Dramatic Academy. He made his Broadway debut in the 1964 musical Bajour, and six years later in Carl Reiner’s Where’s Poppa?, starring George Segal and Ruth Gordon. He appeared as a supporting actor in Jerry Schatzberg’s critically acclaimed 1971 film The Panic in Needle Park, starring Al Pacino and Kitty Winn.

In Warren Beatty’s 1981 film Reds, Sorvino played Italian-American communist Louis C. Fraina. He played a reclusive militia leader in Larry Cohen’s 1985 horror film The Stuff, alongside future Law & Order co-star Michael Moriarty. In 1986, Sorvino also helped found the American Stage Company, which launched several successful Off-Broadway shows.

paul sorvino biography

On the popular series Law & Order, Sorvino played Sergeant Phil Cerreta (replacing actor George Dzundza in a new role) in 1991. Sorvino was initially excited about the role, but left after 29 episodes due to the exhausting schedule demanded by the show’s filming, a desire to broaden his horizons, and a desire to preserve his vocal cords for opera singing. Sorvino left the show in an episode where Sgt. Cerreta is shot in the line of duty and transferred to an administrative position in another precinct. Jerry Orbach took his place on the show.

Sorvino established the Paul Sorvino Asthma Foundation with the goal of establishing asthma treatment centres for children and adults across the United States.In 1998, he narrated The History Channel’s “The Big House.” In 1999, he directed and starred in a television adaptation of That Championship Season.Sorvino played Mr. Scheck, the CEO of Future Tech Industries who wants to turn Arnold’s neighbourhood into a massive shopping mall, in Hey Arnold!: The Movie.

Sorvino starred as Frank DeLucca in the television drama That’s Life from 2000 to 2002He also played Al Miller, Bill’s father, in the comedy Still Standing (Mark Addy). Sorvino shot The Trouble with Cali in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. He directed and starred in the film, which also featured his daughter Mira.

In the 2008 musical film Repo! The Genetic Opera, Sorvino portrayed GeneCo founder Rotti Largo.Working once more with Repo! director Darren Lynn Bousman, Sorvino played God in The Devil’s Carnival, a short film that went on tour in April 2012.

He married Lorraine Davis first.They tied the knot in 1966 and divorced in 1988.Vanessa Arico is his second wife.They tied the knot in 1991 and divorced in 1996.His current wife is American actress Dee Dee Benkie. They tied the knot in December of 2014.From his first wife, he had three children: Mira, Michale, and Amanda.His daughters Mira and Amand are both actresses, as is his son Michale.

Mattea Angel Backus, Holden Paul Terry Backus, Lucia Backus, and Johnny Christopher King Backus are his grandchildren.He was best known for his roles as Paulie Cicero (based on Paul Vario) in the 1990 gangster film Goodfellas and NYPD Sergeant Phil Cerreta on the TV series Law & Order. He appeared in A Touch of Class, Reds, The Rocketeer, The Cooler, Nixon, and Romeo + Juliet as a supporting actor.He was the father of Mira and Michael Sorvino, both actors.

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