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Ray Romano Height, Weight, Age, Facts, Biography

Ray Romano Quick Info
Height 6 ft 1½ in
Weight 75 kg
Date of Birth December 21, 1957
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Spouse Anna Scarpulla

Ray Romano is an American stand-up comedian, actor, voice actor, writer, and producer who is best known for his role as Ray Barone in the CBS sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond as well as for voicing the character of Manny in the Ice Age film series. He is also known for playing Joe Tranelli in the comedy-drama series Men of a Certain Age, Hank Rizzoli in the family comedy-drama series Parenthood, Zak Yankovich in the period drama series Vinyl, Rick Moreweather in the comedy-drama series Get Shorty, and Herbert Green in the sci-fi black comedy-drama series Made for Love. Moreover, Ray Romano has been cast in movies like The Irishman, Welcome to MooseportThe Last WordThe GrandThe Big SickBad Education, and Eulogy.

Born Name

Raymond Albert Romano

Nick Name

Ray

Ray Romano in 2011
Ray Romano in 2011 (Peabody Awards / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Sun Sign

Capricorn

Born Place

Queens, New York City, New York, United States

Residence

Los Angeles, California, United States

Nationality

American

 

Education

Ray Romano attended elementary and middle school at Our Lady Queen of Martyrs in Forest Hills. He then enrolled at Archbishop Molloy High School but eventually transferred to Hillcrest High School, from where he graduated in 1975.

For a short period, he also attended Queens College (QC) located in the Queens borough of New York City. There, he studied Accounting.

Occupation

Stand-up Comedian, Actor, Voice Actor, Writer, Producer

Family

  • Father – Albert Romano (1925-2010) (Real Estate Agent, Engineer)
  • Mother – Luciana “Lucie” (née Fortini) (Piano Teacher)
  • Siblings – Richard (b. 1956) (Older Brother) (Sergeant with the NYPD), Robert (Younger Brother) (Second Grade Teacher in New York City)
  • Others – Mario C. Romano (Paternal Grandfather), Augusta Blache (Paternal Grandmother), Fernando Fortini (Maternal Grandfather), Marie Canudo (Maternal Grandmother)

Manager

Ray Romano has been signed with William Morris Endeavor Entertainment, Talent and Literary Agency, Beverly Hills, California, United States.

Medium

Stand-up, Television, Film

Genres

Observational Comedy, Blue Comedy, Slapstick

Net Worth

According to CelebrityNetWorth.com, his net worth has been $200 Million.

Build

Slim

Ray Romano at the 2007 World Series of Poker
Ray Romano at the 2007 World Series of Poker (Gene Bromberg / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Height

6 ft 1½ in or 186.5 cm

Weight

75 kg or 165.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Ray Romano has dated –

  1. Anna Scarpulla (1987-Present) – He met Anna Scarpulla while they were both working at a bank and the duo got married in 1987. They have 4 children – daughter Alexandra Romano (b. 1990), twin sons Matt Romano and Gregory Romano (b. 1993), and another son Joseph Raymond Romano (b. February 16, 1998).

Race / Ethnicity

White

Ray Romano is of Italian and French descent.

Hair Color

Salt and Pepper

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Nasal voice
  • A self-deprecating sense of humor

Brand Endorsements

He has been cast in TV commercials for –

  • Johnson + Johnson (2000)
  • St. Judes Children’s Hospital (2004)
  • Laughing Gas (sold on QVC) (2005)
Ray Romano as seen at a benefit to support the Children Affected by AIDS Foundation (CAAF) in Beverly Hills, California in 2011
Ray Romano as seen at a benefit to support the Children Affected by AIDS Foundation (CAAF) in Beverly Hills, California in 2011 (Angela George / Flickr / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Ray Romano Facts

  1. He was raised in the Forest Hills neighborhood of Queens.
  2. He was named one of E!‘s “Top 20 Entertainers of 2001”.
  3. For his role in Everybody Loves Raymond, Ray Romano received many accolades including Primetime Emmy Award for “Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series”, American Comedy Award for “Funniest Male Performer in a TV Series (Leading Role) Network, Cable or Syndication”, and People’s Choice Awards for “Favorite Male Television Performer” and “Favorite Male Television Star”.
  4. He revealed in February 2012 that his wife, Anna, had successfully battled stage one breast cancer in 2010. He told People magazine that “the reason we’re going public is to share our experience, yeah, but to have an effect. Our goal is to help people.”
  5. Alongside Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, Al Pacino, Harvey Keitel, Anna Paquin, Stephen Graham, and Bobby Cannavale, Ray Romano co-starred as Bill Bufalino in the 2019 epic crime drama film The Irishman.
  6. He was close friends with actor Doris Roberts who played his character’s mother in Everybody Loves Raymond. She was also his acting mentor.

Featured Image by Peabody Awards / Flickr / CC BY 2.0

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