HomeStatisticsFilmstarsPerry Como Height, Weight, Age, Net Worth, Biography

Perry Como Height, Weight, Age, Net Worth, Biography

Perry Como Quick Info
Height 5 ft 6 in
Weight 66 kg
Date of Birth May 18, 1912
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Date of Death May 12, 2001

Perry Como was an American singer, musician, actor, and television personality whose career spanned more than half a century. From 1943 until 1987, he recorded exclusively for RCA Victor and reportedly sold 100 million records worldwide. His discography consists of several albums such as I Believe ~ Songs of All Faiths Sung by Perry Como, Perry Como Sings Merry Christmas MusicA Sentimental Date With Perry, We Get Letters, Around the Christmas TreeSaturday Night with Mr. CSo Smooth, Seasons Greetings from Perry Como, When You Come to the End of the Day, Perry Como, The Best of Irving Berlin’s Songs from Mr. PresidentSing to Me Mr. C, Look to Your Heart, The Songs I Love, For The Young At HeartIt’s Impossible, By RequestToday, Perry Como In Italy, Lightly LatinThe Best of BritishJust Out of Reach, PerryI Think of You, So It Goes / Goodbye for Now, The Perry Como Christmas AlbumAnd I Love You So, Seattle, and Where You’re Concerned. In addition to that, he was also a part of a variety of shows and movies which include the likes of The Frank Sinatra ShowArthur Godfrey and His FriendsStrike It Rich, The Bob Hope ShowThe Dinah Shore Chevy ShowDoll Face, Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-InWords and Music, The Tom Jones Show, The Fifth Freedom, Jimmy Durante Presents the Lennon Sisters, Julie on Sesame Street, CBS This Morning, Tobaccoland on ParadeEvening at Pops, Entertainment Tonight, Upbeat in Music, Something for the Boys, and March of Time.

Born Name

Pierino Ronald Como

Nick Names

Perry, Mr. C, The Latin Lover

Perry Como as seen in a publicity photo in 1962
Perry Como as seen in a publicity photo in 1962 (NBC Television / eBay / Public Domain)

Age

He was born on May 18, 1912.

Died

On May 12, 2001, Perry Como died in his sleep at the age of 88 at his home in Jupiter Inlet Colony, Palm Beach County, Florida, United States. It was reported that he suffered from symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease.

Resting Place

Riverside Memorial Park, Tequesta, Palm Beach County, Florida

Sun Sign

Taurus

Born Place

Canonsburg, Washington County, Pennsylvania, United States

Residence

He resided in Jupiter Inlet Colony, Palm Beach County, Florida, United States.

Nationality

American

 

Education

Perry Como took music lessons.

Occupation

Singer, Musician, Actor, Television Personality

Family

  • Father – Pietro Como (1877–1945) (A mill hand and an amateur baritone)
  • Mother – Lucia Travaglini (1883–1961)
  • Siblings – He had 6 older and 6 younger siblings.
  • Others – Domenicantonio Rocco Como (Paternal Grandfather), Basilica Campana (Paternal Grandmother), Rinaldo Travaglini (Maternal Grandfather)

Genre

Vocal Pop, Easy Listening

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

Decca Records, RCA Victor

Net Worth

According to CelebrityNetWorth.com, his net worth was $40 Million at the time of his death.

Build

Slim

From Left to Right - Bing Crosby, Perry Como, and Arthur Godfrey as seen in a publicity photo in 1950
From Left to Right – Bing Crosby, Perry Como, and Arthur Godfrey as seen in a publicity photo in 1950 (CBS / eBay / Public Domain)

Height

5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm

Weight

66 kg or 145.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Perry Como dated –

  1. Roselle Belline (1929-1998) – He first met Roselle Belline at the age of 17 at a picnic on Chartiers Creek in 1929. On July 31, 1933, the duo got married and they raised 3 children – Ronnie, David, and Terri. Perry and Roselle stayed together until her death on August 12, 1998, and he was devasted by her demise.

Race / Ethnicity

White

Perry Como was of Italian descent.

Hair Color

Salt and Pepper

Eye Color

Hazel

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Mellow baritone voice

Perry Como Favorite Things

  • Saying Of Como’s – “To This Place God Has Brought Me”

SourceWikipedia

Perry Como in 1939, when he was with the Ted Weems Orchestra
Perry Como in 1939, when he was with the Ted Weems Orchestra (Music Corporation of America /Bloom, Chicago (photographer) / eBay / Public Domain)

Perry Como Facts

  1. His parents emigrated from the Abruzzese town of Palena, Italy to the United States in 1910.
  2. His father was a musician and made all his children attend music lessons even if he could barely afford them.
  3. Perry Como has three stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his work in radio, television, and music.
  4. He died 6 days before his 89th birthday.
  5. In 2002, he posthumously received the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.
  6. In 2006, Perry Como was inducted into the Long Island Music Hall of Fame.

Featured Image by NBC Television / eBay / Public Domain

Did we miss anyone?

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

subscribe

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Recent Articles