Ray Liotta was an American actor and producer who was born on December 18, 1954, and was well-known for his roles in a long list of films and television shows.
Something Wild, Illegal Entry, Killing Them Softly, Hannibal, The Many Saints of Newark, and many drama series such as Shades of Blue, Our Family Honor, Field of Dreams, and Goodfellas are just a few of his credits.
He’s also produced a number of films and lent his voice to a number of notable animated films. He had also been nominated for a Golden Globe Award and had won an Emmy Award. Recently, on the 26th of May, 2022, Liotta was found dead in sleep, during the filming of Dangerous Waters.
What is Ray Liotta’s Net Worth?
|Net Worth:||$15 Million|
|Born:||18 December 1954|
|Country:||United States of America|
|Salary:||$3 Million (Annual)|
On the 18th of December in 1954, Raymond Allen Liotta was born in Newark, New Jersey. He was adopted by township clerk Mary Edgar and auto-parts store owner Alfred Liotta when he was only six months old. He had a sister, who was also adopted. Apart from her, he had one biological half-brother and five biological half-sisters.
In terms of his education, he graduated from Union High School in New York City in 1973 and was a member of the school’s Hall of Fame. He then went on to study acting at the University of Miami, earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 1978. While there, he appeared in musicals like Cabaret, Dames at Sea, Oklahoma, and The Sound of Music.
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Liotta moved to New York after graduating from college. Within six months, he had found work as a bartender at the Shubert Organization and was signed by an agent. In his early acting career, he appeared in the soap opera Another World (1978-1981).
He then relocated to Los Angeles, where he made his acting debut in the film The Lonely Lady (1983). Match, a Stephen Belber play, gave Liotta his Broadway debut in 2004.
He then went on to star in films such as Something Wild, Field of Dreams, Goodfellas, Unlawful Entry, No Escape, Phoenix, Hannibal, Blow, Narc, Identity, The Son of Noone, The Identical, Marriage Story, Every Last Secret and The Many Saints of Newark, among others. He also made appearances in a number of TV shows, including Casablanca, Our Family Honor, Smith, Black Bird, Hanna, Young Sheldon, and many others.
He also produced or co-produced a number of films, including Phoenix, Narc, Slow Burn, Take the Lead, The Line, Snowmen, and others. He has also contributed his voice to a number of animated films, including Frasier, Family Guy, Spongebob Squarepants, Phineas and Ferb, The Simpsons, and others.
Assets and Properties
In the late 1990s, Liotta once owned a Mediterranean mansion located high in the hills of Pacific Palisades. As per The Los Angeles Times, in 2019, the mansion was put on the market for $6 million. Liotta, on the other hand, resided in a different house in the same area. There is currently no information available about his other real estate properties.
Michelle Grace, an actress, and producer, wedded Liotta in 1997. They had a daughter, Karsen. They met at a baseball game when Grace’s ex-husband Mark Grace was playing for the Chicago Cubs. The couple divorced in 2004. Later, he became engaged to Jacy Nittolo.
In the Dominican Republic, where the filming of Dangerous Waters took place, Liotta passed away in his sleep on May 26, 2022, at the age of 67.
As of 2022, Ray Liotta had a net worth of $15 million at the time of his death. Liotta has been paid somewhere around $50,000 to be the face of Chantix, a smoking cessation medicine. He had an endless list of movies and TV credits in his pocket as an actor.
He has also endorsed a variety of other brands, notably KFC, Apple, and Tequila Silver which added up to his net worth. Liotta did not have a huge payout for any of his films throughout his 40-year career, but he was a consistent and steady actor, as per IMDb, with 126 acting credits to his record.