Danny Devito is a prominent American actor, director, comedian, screenwriter, and producer who acted in many films and television series. He is best known for his acting in the role of Louie De Palma in the television series Taxi. He gained more popularity after he acted as Frank Reynolds in the television series It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia. Danny has acted in successful films and television series like One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Terms of Endearment, The War of Roses, Throw Momma from the Train, and Twins.
The Early Years of Danny Devito
Danny Devito was born under the name Daniel Michael DeVito Jr., in Neptune Township, New Jersey, the United States, on November 17, 1944, and he is 78 years old currently. His father is Daniel DeVito Sr., and he owns a small business. His mother’s name is Julia, and she is a homemaker. Danny has two siblings sister named Theresa Scialla and Angela Lucia, and he did not disclose anything about his siblings. He has been interested in acting from a young age, and at a young age, she will use to perform in local theatres and develop his acting skills. Danny belongs to Italo and Albanian descent, and his family origin from San Fele, Basilicata, as well as the Arberesh Albanian community of Calabria. He spent his early life in Asbury Park, New Jersey, along with his family.
The Educational Qualifications of Danny Devito
Danny Devito attended the Oratory Preparatory School, located in Summit, New Jersey, and his father sent him to the boarding school when he was 12 years because of his trouble. Danny completed his high school education in 1962; he joined the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and graduated in 1966.
Personal Details of Danny Devito
Real Name: Daniel Michael DeVito Jr.,
Profession: Actor, filmmaker, and comedian
Celebrity name: Danny Devito
Place of Birth: Neptune Township, New Jersey, the United States
Birthday: November 17, 1944
Religion: Roman Catholic
Color of Eyes: Dark Brown
Color of Hair: Dark Brown
Net Worth: $ 80 million
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Body measurements of Danny Devito
Height in cm: 147 cm
Height in Feet: 4 ft. 10 in.
Weight in Kg: 70 kg
Weight in Pound: 154 lbs
Body Measurements: 40-30-10 inches
Chest Size: 40 inches
Waist Size: 30 inches
Biceps Size: 10 inches
Shoe Size (In U.S.): 9
Dress Size (In the U.S.): NA
Family details of Danny Devito
Mother’s Name: Julia Devito
Father’s Name: Daniel Michael DeVito Sr
Number of Siblings: Two sisters (Theresa Scialla and Angela Lucia)
Relationship Status: Married
Children: Lucy DeVito, Jake DeVito, and Grace Fan DeVito
Spouses: Rhea Perlman
The Relationship details of Danny Devito
Danny Devito was in a relationship with Rhea Perlman is, an actress, and they both first met on January 17, 1971, while she went to meet her friend in the single play performance named The Shrinking Bride, where Danny also there. Then they both started to date, and on January 28, 1982, they married in a ceremony with their families and friends. On March 11, 1983, they welcomed their first child, Lucy Chet Vito, and in March 1985, their second child Grace Fan Devito was born.
Then in October 1987, their third child Jacob Daniel Devito was born. Danny and his wife Rhea have acted together in many television series and films like Taxi, Matilda, and many others. Then in October 2012, after living together for more than 30 years, they separated, and in March 2013, they reconciled and lived happily. In March 2017, Danny and Rhea separated for the second time, but they have not filed any divorce so far. In the interview, Rhea has told that she and Danny have become close friends after their separation.
The Net Worth of Danny Devito
Danny Devito currently has a net worth of $ 80 million, and he has earned a major part of his net worth as a successful actor, filmmaker, and comedian.
Awards and Achievements of Danny Devito
Danny Devito won the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries, or Television Film for acting in Taxi in 1980. In 1981, he won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series. In 1989, he won the ShoWest Convention Award for Male Star of the Year, and in 1996, he won the Cinejid Audience Award for his acting in Matilda. In 2010, Danny won the Golden Camera Award for Lifetime Achievement – International, and in 2011, he won the Critics Choice Television Icon Award. In 2018, Devito won the San Sebastián International Film Festival Lifetime Achievement Award. Besides the above award, Danny has won and been nominated for many awards and honors for his acting career.
The Professional life of Danny Devito in films
Danny Devito first acted in the film Dreams of Glass as Thug in 1970, and in 1971, he acted as Fred Mancuso in Lady Liberty. Danny has acted in some of the films like Wise Guys, Other People’s Money, Renaissance Man, Heist, Christmas in Love, When in Rome, Dumbo, Jumanji: The Next Level, and many others. Danny has worked as the producer and director for some the films like Be Cool, Curmudgeons, Relative Strangers, Man on the Moon, Living Out Loud, Throw Momma from the Train, and many others. He also gave his voice for the characters in some of the films, such as My Little Pony: The Movie, Look Who’s Talking Now, Space Jam, The Rainmaker, The Lorax, and
The One and Only Ivan.
The Professional life of Danny Devito in the television series
Danny first acted in the television series Delvecchio in the role of Anthony ‘Beanzie’ Marott in 1971, and after that, he acted in the series Taxi in the role of Louie De Palma from 1978-83. From 1982-99, he hosted the television show Saturday Night Live. Then Danny acted in television series like The Associates, Amazing Stories, Pearl, Deadbeat, The Kominsky Method, Storybots: Answer Time, and many others. Danny has acted in the television series It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia as Frank Reynolds from 2006-present.