Al Pacino is a well-known screen and Hollywood actor who is best known for his role in ‘The Godfather Series.’ He is a well renowned Oscar-winning actor whose performances have turned him into the best actor of his generation.
Al Pacino was born as Alfredo James Pacino in 1940 on 25th April to Sal Pacino and Rose Gerard Pacino. He also has four sisters named Paula Pacino, Desiree Pacino, Josette Pacino, and Roberto Pacino. He was born and raised in Manhattan, New York, USA. His parents separated when he was only two years old. His mother took him to live with her parents, who lived in The Bronx.
Al Pacino attended Herman Ridder Junior High School. Later he went to the High School of Performing Arts but dropped out to pursue a career in acting. His mother didn’t support his decision, which forced him to run away from his home. In 1962, when his mother died, he became devastated by the news.
Al Pacino married his first wife, Jan Tarrant, in 1988, and the couple had a daughter together named Julie Marie Pacino. Still, unfortunately, the couple couldn’t along tolerate staying longer than one year, so they divorced in 1989. In 1997 he married his second wife Beverly D’ Angelo. The couple had two twins named Anton James Pacino and Olivia Pacino. But Beverly also divorced him in 2003.
After dropping out when Pacino left his house, he started working on small jobs like a janitor, postal clerk, busboy, and messenger, etc., to finance all his expenses. Al Pacino began his acting career at The Actors Studio, where he enjoyed a very successful stage career. In 1970, Creative Management Associates, a talent agency, identified the talent hidden Pacino and kick-started his career.
Al Pacino made his Hollywood debut in 1969 with ‘Me, Natalie.’ He has appeared in more than 30 movies some of which include ‘The Devil’s Advocate’, ‘The Godfather’, ‘Angels of America’, ‘People I Know’, ‘Stand Up Guys’, ‘Insomnia’, ‘Chinese Coffee’, ‘Dog Day Afternoon’, ‘Frankie and Johnny’, ‘Scent of a Woman’, ‘Looking for Richard’, ‘Donnie Brasco’, ‘Scarface’, ‘Revolution’, ‘Serpico’, ‘Chinese Coffee’ , and ‘Hangman’ etc. He currently acts as the co-president of Actors Studio alongside Harvey Keitel and Ellen Burstyn.
Awards & Achievements
Al Pacino has received 8 Oscar nominations, out of which he has only one. He has also won 4 ‘Golden Globe Awards’, 2 ‘BAFTA Awards’, 2 ‘Primetime Emmy Awards, 2 ‘Tony Awards’, ‘Academy Award’, ‘Alliance of Women Film Journalists’, ‘American Cinematheque Gala Tribute’, ‘American Comedy Awards, USA’, ‘American Film Institute, USA’, ‘Boston Film Festival’, 2 ‘David di Donatello Awards’, ‘Directors Guild of America, USA’, ‘Dublin International Film Festival’, 3 ‘Gold Derby Awards’, and ‘Boston Society of Film Critics Awards’ etc.
Net Worth & Salary of Al Pacino
Al Pacino has an estimated net worth of more than $180 million. He has done over 30 movies in his career, which have helped him in making a net worth of millions of dollars. He also made millions by modeling for several fashion magazines and by endorsing their brands.
Al Pacino is one of the finest actors of our times, who has blessed Hollywood with his legacy of movies. His movies will be binge-watched even after 100’s of centuries as nobody can bring the same amount of intensity in their characters on-screen just like Al Pacino.