Joe Pesci Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Joe Pesci Quick Info
Height5 ft 4 in
Weight58 kg
Date of BirthFebruary 9, 1943
Zodiac SignAquarius
Eye ColorBlue with a hint of brown

Joe Pesci is an American actor, comedian, and singer. He is popularly known for portraying volatile and tough characters in various genres. He started his acting career as a child artist in the mid-1950s. At just the age of 5, he had an intrinsic passion for entertainment and begun appearing for plays where his first-ever screen performance was Startime Kids.

Born Name

Joseph Frank Pesci

Nick Name

Joe Pesci

Joe Pesci as seen in 2009 in Santa Anita
Joe Pesci as seen in 2009 in Santa Anita (Dormant Braincell Research Project / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Sun Sign

Aquarius

Born Place

Newark, New Jersey, U.S.

Residence

Lavallette, New Jersey, U.S.

Nationality

American

Education

Joe Pesci graduated from Belleville High School, New Jersey.

Occupation

Actor, Comedian, Singer

Family

  • Father – Angelo Pesci (Forklift Driver for General Motors and a Bartender)
  • Mother – Maria Mesce (Part-Time Barber)

Manager

Jay Julien Management

Genre

Pop-rock, pop, disco, soul, doo-wop

Instruments

Vocals, Guitar

Labels

He himself is unsigned. But, his band The Four Seasons has released the music via several music labels such as Gone, Vee-Jay, Philips, Mowest, Warner Bros., MCA, and Curb Records.

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 4 in or 162.5 cm

Weight

58 kg or 128 pounds

Girlfriend / Spouse

Joe Pesci has dated –

  1. When he was 21 years old, he married his first wife in 1964.
  2. Claudia Haro (1988-1992) – She is an American actress and a model. Pesci has a daughter with Claudia named Tiffany. He married Claudia in 1988 and got divorced in 1992. This was Joe’s third marriage.
  3. Leighanne Littrell (1995-1997) – She is an actress and producer. He was in a relationship with Leighanne for 2 years.
  4. Angie Everhart (2000-2008) – She is an American actress and former model. In 2007, they were engaged but they broke up in 2008.
  5. Allison Giannini (2009) – She is an American actress. Their relationship lasted for only one year.
Joe Pesci with former UFC heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez
Joe Pesci with former UFC heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez (Sal Ami / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Race / Ethnicity

White

Pesci has Italian roots.

Hair Color

Black (Natural)

With advancing age, his hair has turned gray.

Eye Color

Blue with a hint of brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Short Stature
  • High pitched voice

Brand Endorsements

Pesci has given his voice in these TV commercials –

  1. Lexus (1997) (Voice of Brooklyn Bridge)
  2. Pepsi (1998)
  3. Canon cameras (1999)

He has appeared in the following TV commercials –

  1. SBC Directory Services (2004)
  2. SBC Yahoo! DSL Internet Service (2004)
  3. Snickers bar (2011)

Religion

Christianity

Joe Pesci Facts

  1. He can converse in Italian and Spanish languages.
  2. He often works with film director Martin Scorsese and his longtime friend Robert De Niro.
  3. Pesci often plays obscene and criminal character roles in the films. Some of them are Goodfellas (1990), Home Alone (1990), Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992), and Casino (1995).
  4. In 1999, he announced retirement from his acting career to learn music and also to spend his life away from the camera. Again, he returned to the film industry by doing a cameo in De Niro’s film The Good Shepherd in 2006.
  5. His co-actors have often referred to him as humble and soft-spoken.
  6. In 2011, he took legal action against the producers of Gotti (2018), claiming that they failed to offer him the payment ($3 million) and also for providing him a minor role in the film.
  7. He received the ‘Best-Supporting Actor’ award for his role in the 1990 film Goodfellas in the Academy Awards.
  8. He is an avid golfer and also played judo during his teenage years.

Featured Image by Dormant Braincell Research Project / Flickr / CC BY 2.0

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