Today we are going to talk about a famous American actor and director Michael Imperioli. His last name is telling us that he has Italian ancestry, but there are so many other interesting things related to Michael Imperioli. Most people know this actor from the popular series The Sopranos.
However, he is known for many other things as well, so if you decide to read our article, you will get to know more details about the career of Michael Imperioli.
Also, we are going to reveal you some things from his private life, as well as his net worth. If you don’t know yet who Michael Imperioli is, then you should not wait anymore, but you should find it out as soon as possible. If you like good movies, you should not miss the opportunity to read about Michael Imperioli and his acting career.
We are sure that you will enjoy in reading this article and that we will give you all information that you need about this popular actor.
Before we start talking about his professional life, we are going to tell you a couple of things about his early years.
The first thing that we are going to tell you about Michael Imperioli is that he was born on March 26, 1966, so he is now 53 years old. His birth place is Mount Vernon, New York, U.S.
He spent a part of his childhood in Mount Vernon, where he attended Lincoln school, but later his family moved to Brewster and he was going to Brewster High School. Michael Imperioli spent his childhood and his early years with his brother whose name is John Imperioli.
It is interesting to know that he is American with an Italian ancestry. Because of that he played very often some characters who are Italian-American. Michael Imperioli’s father is a bus driver whose name is Dan Imperioli.
Also, his father is an actor, but it is not his main profession. We can say that Dan Imperioli is only an amateur in this profession. The mother of Michael Imperioli is also an amateur in acting and her name is Claire Imperioli.
However, Michael Imperioli found great inspiration in his parents and they motivated him to become an actor as well. In the next chapter you will find out a lot of interesting things about the career of Michael Imperioli.
The acting career of Michael Imperioli began in the year 1989. He had a small role in a movie Alexa, as well as in a movie Lean on Me. Both movies were released in 1989. His following movies were Goodfellas (1990), Jacob’s Ladder (1990), Jungle Fever (1991), Fathers & Sons (1992), Malcolm X (1992), The Night We Never Met (1993), Joey Breaker (1993), Household Saints (1993), etc. In the year 1994 Michael Imperioli was acting in a couple of films as well and most popular of them was a movie Amateur.
The following year (1995) was also very successful for the career of Michael Imperioli. The most popular films of Michael Imperioli from 1995 are Bad Boys, The Basketball Diaries, Flirt and Dead Presidents. The year 1996 was marked by the following movies: Girls Town, Sweet Nothing, Girl 6, Last Man Standing and many others. Office Killer was the most popular film of Michael Imperioli from the year 1997.
In 1999 he was acting in Summer of Sam, while in 2000 Michael Imperioli was known for movies Hamlet and Disappearing Acts. The film Love in the Time of Money was released in 2002 and it is one of the most important films for the career of Michael Imperioli. We have also to mention his other movies, such as My Baby’s Daddy (2004), Shark Tale (2004), The Lovebirds (2007), The Lovely Bones (2009), Stuck Between Stations (2011), Oldboy (2013), The Wannabe (2015), The Last Full Measure (2019), etc.
As you can see, there are so many films that we can mention when it comes to Michael Imperioli. There are also many others that we have not mentioned. There is no doubt that he is a very popular actor in the U.S. but also in other parts of the world. Michael Imperioli was also acting in a couple of television series, such as Law & Order, Firehouse, The Sopranos, Life on Mars, Mercy, Girls, Lucifer, Escape at Dannemora and many others.
Of course, the most popular series in which Michael Imperioli was acting is The Sopranos and this role is the most important in the whole career of Michael Imperioli. The Sopranos is actually a crime drama and television series that is usually regarded as one of the most popular TV series of all times. Michael Imperioli won an award for acting in this series.
It is interesting to mention that Michael Imperioli gave his voice to Dante, Jr. in popular American animated sitcom The Simpsons.
Now when you have seen how successful Michael Imperioli in his career is, we have to tell you that his career is not his only success. He is known for having a nice family and he usually says that his family is his biggest success in life. Below you are going to find out more about his family and his personal life in general.
We have already said that Michael Imperioli has a nice and healthy family. Actually, he has been married since 1995.
The name of his wife is Victoria Chlebowski and they were in a relationship a couple of years before they decided to get married. The career of Victoria Chlebowski is related to linguistic and philosophy, so it has nothing to do with acting. Victoria Chlebowski and Michael Imperioli have two sons. One of them has decided to be an actor as well and people know him as a stand-up comedian, which is a very popular profession nowadays.
The name of this son of Michael Imperioli is Vadim Imperioli and he attended Santa Barbara High School. After graduating in this school he was acting in a couple of movies, such as Mitch Albom’s For One More Day, Detroit 1-8-7 and Joy De V.
It is also important to mention that Victoria has a daughter from her ex relationship and the name of her daughter is Isabella. Because of that sometimes it is said that Michael Imperioli has three children.
As we have said, the marriage of Michael Imperioli and Victoria Chlebowski is very nice and peaceful, which is not a common case in Hollywood. Hollywood actors have to face a lot of challenges in their careers and there are many affairs that we can relate to a lot of them.
However, Michael Imperioli is not of that kind. There were no affairs and no rumours about Michael Imperioli. He is a family man and he usually says that family is on the first place for him. Michael Imperioli lives with his family in Santa Barbara, California, U.S.
However, we have to mention that before he got married, Michael Imperioli was in a relationship with an American actress Lili Taylor and they were even engaged.
When it comes to the hobbies of Michael Imperioli, we have to mention that he loves martial arts and he is practicing them whenever he has free time. But, he usually says for himself that he doesn’t have any hobby because his only hobby is working.
It is time to see now a couple of the most relevant things from the biography of this popular American actor.
Full name: James Michael Imperioli
Nickname: Michael Imperioli
Date of Birth: March 26, 1966
Birth place: Mount Vernon, New York, U.S.
Residence: Santa Barbara, California, U.S.
Education: Brewster High School
Sacred Heart High School, Yonkers, New York
Stella Adler Conservatory, New York
Occupation: Actor, director, writer
Personal Life and Family
Ethnicity: White (American-Italian)
Father: Dan Imperioli
Mother: Claire Imperioli
Siblings: Brother John Imperioli
Marital status: Married
Spouse: Victoria Chlebowski (married since 1995)
Children: He has two sons.
Hobbies: Martial arts, writing books
Personal Look and Measurements
Height: 173 cm (5 ft 8 in)
Weight: 69 kg (152 lbs)
Hair Color: Dark brown
Eye Color: Hazel, light brown
Distinctive Features: A prominent nose and thick eyebrows
Net Worth and Salary
Net worth: $20 million
When we talk about the net worth of Michael Imperioli, we need to take into account more than 40 movies in which he was acting, as well as many TV shows and some other engagements. It is estimated that the current net worth of Michael Imperioli is 20 million dollars. The most important source of his wealth is, of course, acting in The Sopranos.
If you have read this article with attention, then you have seen who Michael Imperioli is and in which way he earned such a great popularity.
There is no doubt that today Michael Imperioli is one of the most popular actors in the U.S. and he has more than 40 movies in his career.
As we have said, he usually plays characters who have American-Italian ethnicity.
The most popular television series of Michael Imperioli is The Sopranos and it was the most important role in his career.
However, he was acting in many other series and movies and we have mentioned their titles. Some of the most popular are movies Lean on Me, Jungle Fever, Summer of Sam, the series Law & Order, Life on Mars and many others.
Michael Imperioli is married and his wife is Victoria Chlebowski. They have two sons and one of them, Vadim Imperioli, is also an actor. Michael’s wife has a daughter from her previous relationship.
The estimated net worth of Michael Imperioli is 20 million dollars and he has made great success for 20 years of his career. He owes his wealth to The Sopranos, but also to all other films and series in which he was acting.
We hope that you had good time while you were reading this short story about Michael Imperioli. If you haven’t heard of him earlier, now it is the right time to watch his films and to have fun.
You will see why this actor is so popular and we are sure that you will start to like him because of his great acting as well as because of his charm and kindness.