Danny DeVito born as Daniel Michael DeVito Jr. is an American actor and filmmaker. Danny DeVito gained a huge prominence for his portrayal of the taxi dispatcher “Louie De Palma” in the ABC and NBC comedy television series ‘Taxi’, which won him a Golden Globe and an 18 Emmy awards.
The film focuses on the everyday lives of a handful of New York City taxi drivers and their abusive dispatcher.
Similarly, he has appeared in such films as “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest”, “LA Confidential”, “Batman Returns”, “Mars Attacks!”, and many more.
- Birthday: November 17, 1944 (age 73 years)
- Nationality: American
- Ethnicity: Italian-American
- Profession: Actor and Filmmaker
Danny DeVito Family- Parents, Wife & Children
The Italian, Danny DeVito was in a matrimony relationship with his sweetheart sitcom (Cheers) actress Rhea Pearlman to whom he met during the showcase of one of his play, ‘The Shrinking Bride’.
Their relationship moved pretty quickly after their first meeting and the lovebirds tied their marriage knot in 1982 in a small private ceremony.
Danny and Rhea had three children together named Lucy Chet, Grace Fan, and Jacob Daniel DeVito before separating in 2017, but in the following year, it was publicized that they have familiarized and are living together again.
- Parents: Julia (Moccello), Daniel DeVito
- Wife: Rhea Perlman (m. 1982- d. 2017)
- Children: Lucy DeVito, Jake DeVito, Grace Fan DeVito
- Marital status: Married
Throwing back to Danny’s educational background, he attended the boarding school on his own request to his father and went to the Oratory Preparatory School in Summit, New Jersey.
Although Daniel Jr. was not good at studies and physical education, the boy was known as an authority in the class showing himself as a charismatic and artistic young man.
After completing his high school education in 1962, he got enrolled at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts from where he graduated in 1966.
The little charismatic actor cum filmmaker, Danny was born on November 17, 1944 (height 5 feet (152 cm)), in Neptune, New Jersey, to Italian-American parents.
His mother, Julia (Moccello), was a homemaker. His father, Daniel, Sr., was a small business owner whose ventures dry cleaners, luncheonette, etc.
Danny DeVito Net Worth
Thanks to his diligence and perseverance, the extravagant man, DeVito has amassed a big name, fame and tremendous amount of money through his clear success full career.
Over more than three decades in Hollywood as an actor, director, and producer, DeVito has portrayed a role and made several films. According to sources, Mr. DeVito’s estimated net worth is $80 million.
- Net Worth: $80 million