Al Pacino Net Worth, Money and More
NET WORTH: $135 Million
PROFESSION: Actor, Director, Screenwriter and Producer
Al Pacino. Is not the name just about enough? We all know him. We can love him or hate him, but we just are not able to ignore him. Some of the greatest contribution in the Hollywood film industry has been done by none other than this man himself. He is a film actor and a stage actor as well. Al Pacino has done movies like The Godfather, Scarface, Scent of a Woman, The Panic in Needle Park, Dick Tracy, Glengarry Glen Ros, Serpico, Dog Day Afternoon and …And Justice For All. Al Pacino is a winner as an actor! He has received around eight Oscar nominations over the years. He has won a lot of awards too, like, Academy Award for Best Actor, Tony Award and Primetime Emmy Awards. He is a fan of Shakespeare and is a method actor. Pacino was taught the craft by Lee Strasberg and Charles Laughton in New York. Pacino has had a lot of relationships with several actresses and has three children. But, he has never gotten married. Al Pacino is a gem in this glamorous world of Hollywood. His work is always something one should look forward to.
Al Pacino’s official name is Alfred James Pacino. He is born in East Harlem, New York, to the proud parents Salvatore Pacino and Rose. He is of Italian American descent. His parents got divorced when Pacino was only two years old. After the divorce, the mother moved back with her parents near Bronx Zoo. His father moved to Covina, California, and there he worked as an insurance salesman and restaurateur. His pet name while growing up was “Sonny”. He wanted to become a basketball player. When he was 17 years old, he dropped out of high school. As his mother did not accept this, he ran away from home. After becoming independent, he did a lot of odd jobs to make ends meet. He did jobs like that of a messenger, janitor, busboy and postal clerk. He did all this so that he would be able to pay for his acting studies. Al Pacino started smoking when he was only 9 years old. He started smoking pot when he was only 13 years old. Even though he drank and smoke as much as he felt like, he never did hard drugs. He lost two of his close friends to drug abuse. Pacino was a troubled kid. While studying acting, Pacino was broke and he used to sleep on the street or at friends’ houses. Pacino’s mother died in 1962 and James Gelardi, one of the most influential people in his life, died the next year. Pacino had to work really hard to get someplace good and worthy in the industry. From auditioning at the Actors Studio, he ended up being the co-president of the same place, along with Ellen Burstyn and Harvey Keitel.
Al Pacino is both a film and a stage actor. He started out as a stage actor. He has done stage plays like Awake and Sing!, The Indian Wants the Bronx, Does a Tiger Wear a Necktie?, The Basic Training of Pavlo Hummel, American Buffalo, Hughie, Salome, Orphans, The Merchant of Venice and Glengarry Glen Ross. Glengaryy Glen Ross ran till January 2013. Al Pacino always enjoyed acting. His early work did not really get him a lot of money. He made his brief appearance in Me, Natalie. Following this, Pacino was a part of movies like The Panic in Needle Park, The Godfather, Scarecrow, Serpico, Dog Day Afternoon, Bobby Deerfield, …And Justice for All, Cruising, Revolution, Sea of Love, Dick Tracy, Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune, Scent of a Woman, Carlito’s Way, The Devil’s Advocate, Donnie Brasco, Any Given Sunday, Insomnia, S1m0ne, People I Know, The Recruit, Gigli, Angels in America, Two for the Money, 88 Minutes, Righteous Kill, You Don’t Know Jack, Wilde Salome, Phil Spector and Happy Valley. Throughout his career, he has had eight Oscar nominations, something which is actually absolutely amazing. He has won a lot of awards in his career like Golden Globe Awards, Academy Awards and Tony Awards. Pacino is known to star next in the movie The Irishman. Last year, January, 2013, it was announced that Pacino was going to play the role of Joe Paterno in the movie Happy Valley.
- New York Guest Home worth $3.3 million
- House in Florida
- Lexus GX 470
- Range Rover
Al Pacino never got married. He has fathered three children named Julie Marie: with acting coach Jan Tarrant, Anton James and Olivia Rose: with actress Beverly D’Angelo. He has been a busy man in both in personal and professional life. Pacino has dated a lot of gorgeous women. They are Diane Keaton, Tuesday Weld, Jill Clayburgh, Marthe Keller, Kathleen Quinlan and Lyndall Hobbs. Talking about lawsuits, there is just one which was rather serious. The Internal Revenue Service had filed a tax lien against Al Pacino whereby they claimed that Pacino owes to the government a sum total of $188,000 for the years 2008 and 2009. Pacino’s legal representatives handled it well. The representatives blamed the business manager for this major discrepancy.