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Date of Birth: 1966 , March-26
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Name Michael Imperioli
Birth Name Michael Imperioli
Father Dan Imperioli
Mother Claire Imperioli
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Mount Vernon, New York
Ethnicity Mixed Ethnicity
Profession Actor
Net Worth $20 Million
Eye Color Light Brown
Hair Color Dark Brown
Married to Victoria Chlebowski
Children Vadim Imperioli and David Imperioli
Education Sacred Heart High School
Awards Emmy Award
Movies Lean on Me, Goodfellas, Jungle Fever, Malcolm X,Bad Boys, Basketball Diaries, Shark Tale
TV Show The Sopranos, Life on Mars, Detroit 1-8-7, Lincoln Rhyme: Hunt for the Bone Collector

Quick Timeline of Michael Imperioli

1966 Born in Mount Vernon, New York
1989 Debuted In Movie
1994 Debuted In Television Series
2004 Won Emmy Award
2019 Estimated Net Worth $20 million

Detail Timeline of Michael Imperioli

March 26 , 1966

Born in Mount Vernon, New York

Michael Imperioli was born on 26th March 1966 in Mount Vernon, New York, United States. He belongs to white ethnicity.


Debuted In Movie

Michael Imperioli debuted from the movie Alexa in 1989. The same year he also appeared in the another movie Lean on Me.


Debuted In Television Series

In 1994, Michael Imperioli debuted from television series The NYPD Blues with one episode in Dead and Gone.


Won Emmy Award

In 2004, he won Prime Time Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series The Sopranos.


Estimated Net Worth $20 million

The American actor Michael Imperioli has earned an estimated net worth of $20 million from his decade of work in the Hollywood entertainment industry.


Emmy Award winner Michael Imperioli is an American actor, writer, and director known for his role in television series, including Law & Order, Detroit 1-8-7, and Sopranos. He also worked as a director and writer in the movie The Hungry Ghosts. He also appeared in films, including Bad Boys, Malcolm X, The Basketball Diaries, and Primal.

Born And Raised In New York

Michael Imperioli was born on 26th March 1966 in Mount Vernon, New York, the United States. He belongs to mixed ethnicity and holds American citizenship.

Micheal father Dan Imperioli worked as a bus driver and amateur actor, and his mother, Claire Imperioli, worked as an amateur actress.

He went to Sacred Heart High School in Yonkers, New York. After completing his high school, he trained at Stella Adler Studio of Acting and Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute.

Michael Imperioli's Net Worth Is In Millions

Michael, who started his professional acting career in 1988, has gathered $20 million net worth from his career.  His acting career is the main source of income.

Michael Michael Imperioli at Wannabe Premiere in Tribeca Film Festival SOURCE: Getty Image

The actor worked in series The Sopranos, and his salary was around $200,000 to $500,000 per episode. He also appeared in various movies which did well at the box office here are some of his movies:

Movie Released Year Budget Box-Office
Lean on Me 1989 $10 million $31 million
Goodfellas 1990 $25 million $46.8 million
Jungle Fever 1991 $14 million $43.9 million
Malcolm X 1992 $35 million $48.2 million
Bad Boys 1995 $19 million $141.4 million
Dead Presidents 1995 $10 million $24.1 million
Shark Tale 2004 $75 million $367.3 million
The Lovely Bones 2009 $65 million $93.6 million
The Call 2013 $13 million $68.6 million

Michael listed his Santa Barbara house for sale for $2.649 million in 2018. He also used to own a house in Manhattan, which he kept on sale for $7 million in 2011. 

Three Decades In Entertainment Industry

Michael Imperioli first appeared in the movie Alexa in 1989. His first major film was 1992 movie Malcolm X in which Denzel Washington has the leading role. In 1994, he debuted in television with series NYPD Blues.

In 1995, Michael shared a screen with an actor like Will Smith and Martin Lawrence in Bad Boys and with Leonardo DiCaprio and Mark Wahlberg in Basketball Diaries.

From 1999, he appeared regularly in television series The Sopranos for which he was nominated two times in Golden Globes and five-time Emmy Awards with one win in 2004. In 2009, he debuted as a director from the movie The Hungry Ghost and was nominated for International Film Festival Rotterdam Tiger Award for Best Director and Writer.

The 5 feet 8 inches tall actor appeared in the movie Primal alongside Nicolas Cage and television series Project Blue Book and Watchmen in 2019. His future project includes a movie The Last Full Measure and series Lincoln Rhyme: Hunt for the Bone Collector.

He will be sharing a screen with actor Russell Hornsby and Tate Ellington in the series Lincoln Rhyme.

Michael Imperioli is Married Man

Michael Imperioli is a married man. Michael and Victoria Chlebowski exchanged wedding vows in 1995. 

Michael Imperioli with his wife Victoria Chlebowski SOURCE: Getty Image

The couple is blessed with two children Vadim in 1997, and David in 2001. He also has a stepdaughter Isabella from Victoria's previous relationship.

The couple is living a happy and blissful life with their children in Santa Barbara, California.