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.
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:
|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.
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.
Michael Imperioli is Married Man
Michael Imperioli is a married man. Michael and Victoria Chlebowski exchanged wedding vows in 1995.
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.