Michael Imperioli is an American Actor, scriptwriter, and director. He was born in Mount Vernon, New-York, the USA, on March 26, 1966. He is best known for portraying Christopher Moltisanti in the HBO crime-fiction “The Sopranos.” He has won Primetime Emmy Award for outstanding supporting actor in a drama series. He was caught in a million’s eye for his role in Martin Scorsese’s movie “Goodfellas”. He played the short position of spider in that movie.
|Full Name||Michael Imperioli|
|Date Of Birth||March 26, 1966|
|Birth Place||Mount Vernon, New York, USA|
|Height||5 ft 7 in|
|Net Worth||USD $25 million|
Michael Imperioli was born on March 26, 1966, In Mount Vernon, New York, United States of America. He was born to Dan Imperioli and Claire Imperioli. His father, Dan Imperioli, was a bus driver and an actor in a small theater whereas, his mother, Claire Imperioli, was a houseful and an amateur actress. Besides this, he loved to stay with his Grandfather and Grandmother. His Grandparents were from Lazio and Calabria. They were Italians.
Michael Imperioli has one younger brother named, John Imperioli. His brother is Imperioli used to ride bicycles, and he loved to eat mangoes as a child. He belongs to Generation -x and belongs to the year of Horse.
Michael Imperioli attended Lincoln school as a child in Mount Vernon. When he was six years old, he moved to Brewster with his family. He attended Brewster High School. He graduated from Brewster High school in 1983. He dropped out of his university pursue to achieve his career as an actor. He also went to Lee Strasberg Theater and Film and Theater and started acting.
Career, Movies, Songs, Band, Podcast, and Charity
Michael Imperioli took his step into the world of Acting in the year 1989 in “Alexa” as Acid head. he also starred as George in “Lean on me”. The next year he made a guest appearance on the most liked movie of all Time that is “Goodfellas” as Spider. He rose to fame after playing a short role in the movie. This movie was directed by the great director Martin Scorsese. Actors like Roberto Deniro, Ray Liotta, Frank Sorvino, and Joe Pesci starred in this movie. This movie is one of the reasons why Imperioli was famous and known World widely.
In 1992, he played in two movies: Father and sons and Malcolm X as Johnny and Reporter at Fire Bombing. He also acted on the night we never met Joey breaker and Household saints as Declining Customer, Larry Metz, and Leonard Villanova.
For his extraordinary acting, has been nominated for two Golden Globe Awards and for Four Emmy Awards for his incredible Acting in “The Sopranos”. In an interview, he has stated that “Christopher Moltisanti is one of the best characters he has ever portrayed”.
Michael Imperioli has also served as artistic Director of studio Dante. This studio was an off-Broadway theater. He performed with his wife in that studio.
Besides acting, Imperioli is also the Lead Singer/Guitarist for a popular rock band known as La Dolce Vita. He also makes a brief appearance in the video for the 1983 hit ‘Shiny Shiny’ by British performance group Haysee Fanntayzee. Michael Imperioli is also an active member of The Jazz Foundation of America. He also hosted The Annual Benefit concert, which was held in May 2009.
Later on, in 2010, Michael Imperioli signed on to play the lead in the ABC TV series Detroit 9-7-8Michael won. The $50,000 from participating in the project called “Tournament of Stars”. This tournament was a competition on the cooking Show which was originated in 2014.
He sends that money to his charity “the pure and project”. Portland project is one of the organizations which builds and maintains schools and colleges in rural areas such as Tibet. Through this donation, we can conclude how kind and generous Michael is.
Later on, in 2016, Michael made a guest appearance on the popular fox show called “Lucifer”. He was cast as the angel Urie. Imperioli was cast in the lead role in the NBC drama series called “Lincoln rhyme: Hunt for the Bone Collector” on March 13, 2019.
Besides acting, Michael Imperioli started to host a podcast with Steve Schirripa. This podcast was called “Talking Sopranos” which began on the 6th of April 2020. This podcast was a talk show where they discussed the fun which they had while acting in that show.
Facts, Age, Height, and Wight
Michael Imperioli was born on March 26, 1966, and he is 54 years old. We all know him as an actor but he is also a Singer, Guitarist, screenwriter, and Film producer. He is blessed with lots of talent and a decent height of 5 feet and 7 inches. His total weight 71 kg. He belongs to American nationality and he has a mixed ethnicity of Italian-American. His zodiac sign is Scorpion. He was married to Victoria Chelbowski in the year 1995. Victoria and Imperioli are blessed with 3 children. Vadim, David, and Isabella.
According to statistics from celebrity Net worth, Imperioli’s Net worth is $25million in January 2021.