About Danny Aiello
It has been claimed that the overall sum of Danny Aiello net worth reaches as much as 3 million dollars, which he has earned because of his career in acting. Danny Aiello has appeared in a variety of motion pictures, such as “Lucky Number Slevin”, “The Godfather Part II”, “Dinner Rush”, “The Front”, “2 Days in the Valley”, “Once Upon a Time in America”, “Léon: The Professional”, “The Purple Rose of Cairo”, “Ruby”, “Hudson Hawk” and “Moonstruck”. All of these films have added up a lot of revenues to the overall estimate of Danny Aiello net worth, as well.
In 1989, he was chosen for an important role in the film by Spike Lee called “Do the Right Thing”. Because of his role in it, Danny Aiello was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. In 1997, he was appearing in the miniseries called “The Last Don”, where he appeared as Don Domenico Clericuzio.
The actor was born in 1933 in Manhattan. He was born in quite a big family as he was one of six kids. He was raised in an Italian-American household. His father was a laborer, whereas his mother worked as a seamstress.
His father abandoned the family when he was still little and left his wife, who was becoming blind. When he was 16 years old, Danny Aiello lied about his age in order to join the US Army. He served for three years and after that, he came back to New York. There, he worked a couple of odd jobs in order to support himself and his family financially.
In the beginning of the 1970s, Danny Aiello started to appear in films. In 1973, he appeared in one of his first films, called “Bang the Drum Slowly”. In 1980, Danny Aiello was chosen for a co-leading role in the movie called “Defiance”. In the following year, he was praised a lot for his role in “Fort Apache, The Bronx”. In 1981, the actor was awarded a Daytime Emmy award because of his work on the ABC production called “A Family of Strangers”.
In 1984, Danny Aiello joined Robert De Niro to appear in the film called “Once Upon a Time in America”. Danny Aiello has also appeared in three films made by Woody Allen, called “Radio Days”, “The Purple Rose of Cairo” and “Broadway Danny Rose”. All of these films made his name recognized in the cinema industry and also increased the overall amount of Danny Aiello net worth. In 1987, he joined Cher to appear in the film called “Moonstruck”. In 1994, he appeared in the comedy called “Prêt-à-Porter”. In the 1990s, he continued his film appearances in “The Professional”, “City Hall”, “Jacob’s Ladder” and “Ruby”. The most recent films, in which he had roles, include “Brooklyn Lobster” and “Dolly Baby”.
In addition to his acting work, Danny Aiello is a musician. He sang some songs in the soundtracks of films “Once Around” and “Hudson Hawk”. He has also released a few music albums, including “My Christmas Song for You”, “I Just Wanted to Hear The Words” and “Live from Atlantic City”. Therefore, his involvement in music has also added up to the overall size of Danny Aiello net worth.