Joe Pantoliano
Joe Pantoliano
Real Name/Full Name Joe Peter Pantoliano
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Joe Pantoliano
Birth Place: Hoboken, New Jersey, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 12 September 1951
Age/How Old: 72 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres –176 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 9″
Weight: In Kilograms – 74 Kg
In Pounds – 163 lbs
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Hair Color: Blonde
Parents Name: Father –Dominic Pantoliano
Mother  –Mary Pantoliano
Siblings: Mary Ann Pantoliano
School: Cliffside park High School
College: HB Studio
Religion: Unknown
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Nancy Sheppard
Kids/Children Name: Michelle Pantoliano, Isabella Pantoliano, Marco Pantoliano, Daniella Pantoliano, Melody Pantoliano, Bobby Pantoliano
Profession: Actor ,
Net Worth: $10 Million
Last Updated: May 2024

Joe Pantoliano is a well–known American professional actor. His fame is a result of his acting roles in television and films. He became famous after featuring in the comedy Risky Business. He also played the Villainous Francis Fratelli in The Goonies and The Matrix, where he played Cypher. Joe Pantoliano became more famous due to The Matrix film.

Well, how well do you know about Joe Pantoliano? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Joe Pantoliano’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Joe Pantoliano to date.

Biography and Early Life

Joe Pantoliano was born in Hoboken, New Jersey, on 12 September 1951. His birth name is Joe Peter Pantoliano. His parents are Mary Pantoliano, who is his mother, and Dominic Pantoliano, his father. He was raised together with his sister namely, Mary Ann Pantoliano. Together with his family, they reside in the United States.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Joe Pantoliano in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Joe Pantoliano’s age is 72 years old as of today’s date 23rd May 2024 having been born on 12 September 1951. Though, he is 5′ 9″ in feet and inches and 176 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 163 lbs in Pound and 74 kg in Kilograms.


When he was of age, he went to school. He joined Cliffside Park High School though he was not good in academics since he was dyslexic. Joe Pantoliano later joined HB Studio, where he studied alongside famous actors such as Herbert Berghof.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Joe Pantoliano With Husband Nancy Sheppard
Joe Pantoliano With Husband Nancy Sheppard

Joe Pantoliano is happily married to Nancy Sheppard, who was once a model. The two have six children, namely, Bobby, Michelle, Isabella, Marco, Daniella, and Melody. Before marrying his wife, he was married to Morgan Kester in 1979, but unfortunately, their marriage did not work.

Joe Pantoliano opened up to the National Alliance on Mental Illness about his battle in clinical depression. He did so to help those with similar problems in mental illness and stigmatization. He is the founder of a non-profit organization known as, No Kidding, Me Too, which educates the wide public about mental illness. He embraced the entertainment industry to make an effective movement on educating the public about mental illness. He is also doing a documentary based on mental illness.

Joe confessed to “hitting on me” after acting the soprano, an episode which was aired on tv, and for that reason, women went crazy about him. In response, he wore a wig to avoid being recognized by fans and the public. By bad luck, he was hit by a vehicle which resulted in him suffering chest trauma and a concussion.

Is Joe Pantoliano Gay?

He is not gay. He is married to Nancy Sheppard, and together they have been blessed with six children. He was married to Morgan Kester before he met his wife. Joe has a straight sexual orientation which proves he is not gay.

Professional Career

Joe was well known after featuring in the comedy Risky Business. He played the Villainous Francis in The Goonies and in The Matrix, where he played Cypher, which moved him to stardom in 1999, and that grew his fame. Joe won a Primetime Emmy Award in the Sopranos as Ralph Cifaretto, while The Matrix film made him more famous.

Joe is also an author. He has authored some life stories, Hollywood Tales from My Great Depression, Recovery and Being My mother’s Son and Brain Dis-Ease and Who’s Sorry Now: The True Story of a Stand-up Guy. After being diagnosed with clinical depression, he talked about his addiction to alcohol, food, and sex in the Asylum.

Joe has acted in many films and television series. His roles include Captain Conrad Howard in Bad Boys, Bad Boys for Life, and Bad Boys II, as a double-crossing bail bondsman in the midnight Run comedy, and Deputy U.S Marshal Cosmo Renfro in The Fugitive and as double-crossed Mafioso Caesar in Bound.

In 2012 Joe played the starring as the eccentric pawn broker Oswald Oswald in Wendy Mass. A year later, he was Yogi Berra in the Broadway Production of Bronx Bombers but unfortunately dropped out due to misunderstandings. He took over Johnny in the Clair de Lune, and Stanley Tucci in the Broadway play Frankie. He is a successful actor for featuring in more than 155 films and television series.


Joe has gained a lot through his career. He has won awards and has received achievements and was nominated too. He won a Primetime Emmy Award as an Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series, The Sopranos, in 2003. He won Screen Actors Guild Awards as the Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series. He was a nominee for several awards, such as the Saturn Awards as the Best Supporting Actor and Television Critics Association, where he was nominated for the Individual Achievement in Drama in 1997.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Joe Pantoliano in 2024

Joe Pantoliano Net Worth
Joe Pantoliano Net Worth

As of 2024, Joe has an estimated net worth of more than $10 million. He has acquired his wealth from his acting career and some films. His net worth has made him successful in life and has also made him famous all over the world.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • He battled clinical depression.
  • Joe was addicted to alcohol, food, and sex.
  • He is a great actor.

Joe’s hard work and dedication have made him very successful. Despite him being a dyslexic, being diagnosed with clinical depression and being addicted to food, alcohol, and sex didn’t hinder him from pursuing his dreams. He is a role model to many all over the world.


  1. Thanks for the great info on a great man! I had no idea about his personal struggles he has battled. Hard battles none of us would want. A strong person that it appears over came. Didn’t use it as a reason to fail but to succeed.


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