Vincent D’Onofrio Net Worth, Wiki Biography, Married, Family

Vincent D’Onofrio Net Worth

Vincent D’Onofrio net worth is
$16 Million

Vincent D’Onofrio Wiki Biography

Vincent D’Onofrio was born Vincent Philip D’Onofrio on 30 June 1959 in Brooklyn, New York. He is a singer, producer and actor, best known for his role in the film ‘Full Metal Jacket,’ in which he plays Leonard Lawrence. Some of the films that have made him extremely popular include ‘Men in Black,’ ‘The Judge,’ and ‘Jurassic World.’

Do you want to know what the net worth of Vincent D’Onofrio is, as of early 2016? His net worth is estimated to be more than $16 million. He has acquired his fortune from the entertainment industry, mostly as an actor and a producer. He has starred in numerous films and appeared in many in TV shows, all of which have seen him add to his net worth.

Vincent D’Onofrio Net Worth $16 Million

Vincent D’Onofrio was born in Brooklyn’s neighborhood of Bensonhurst, but grew up in Colorado and Hawaii. He is a son to Gennaro D’Onofrio and Phyllis D’Onofrio. As a teen, Vincent worked at community theatres that his father operated, running sound and building sets. He joined Hialeah-Miami Lakes Senior High School, and after graduating he immediately started to appear in small community theatre productions. Some of the productions he was featured in include ‘Sexual Perversity in Chicago,’ and ‘Of Mice and Men,’ In order to make ends meet, he also worked as a bodyguard for Yul Brynner and Robert Plant, and Hard Rock Café’s bouncer. He made a Broadway debut in 1984 in ‘Open Admissions,’ in which he played Nick Rizzoli.

Vincent D’Onofrio landed bigger roles, appearing in ‘Full Metal Jacket’ in 1986. He was featured in a dozen other films as well as TV shows, which include ‘The Player,’ ‘Law & Order: Criminal Intent,’ ‘Little Victories,’ ‘The Break-up,’ ‘Staten Island,’ ‘Kill the Irishman,’ and ‘Brooklyn’s Finest’ among many others. His appearance in ‘Homicide: Life on the Street’ saw him get an Emmy nomination in 1997. In 2005, he was selected as the Best Actor during the Stockholm International Film Festival thanks to his role in the film ‘Thumbsucker.’

In other works, Vincent D’Onofrio co-founded RiverRun International Film Festival in 1998. In 2008, he started hosting events aimed at raising money in support for Utah Meth Cops Project, serving as the spokesperson of the project from 2009 to 2012. In 2011, he was selected to become one of the members of Woodstock Film Festival’s Advisory Board. All his works in the entertainment industry has seen him earn a lot of money, increasing his net worth significantly.

In his personal life, Vincent D’Onofrio was in a relationship with Greta Scacchi, a lady whom he starred with in various films, in the early 90s, and the couple had one child: Leila in 1992. On 22 March 1997, he married Carin van der Donk, a Dutch model, and they had a son called Elias in December 1999. In the early 2000s, the couple split, but later reconciled, having another son called Luka on 14 February 2008. Today, he lives together with his wife in Manhattan, New York.

Fact
1 He is left-handed.
2 Lives in New York to be with his family and for the filming of Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001). [2002]
3 He is of Italian descent.
4 Was considered for the role of Knuckles in Suburban Commando (1991).
5 Coincidentally, he played Moriarty in the TV movie Sherlock (2002) while he starred as Robert Goren in Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001), whose character is based on Sherlock Holmes.
6 Uncle of Hawk D’Onofrio. Hawk is the son of Vincent’s older sister, Elizabeth D’Onofrio.
7 “I want you to be big — Lon Chaney big,” Stanley Kubrick informed D’Onofrio during the filming of Full Metal Jacket (1987).
8 Has played Orson Welles in two different, unrelated productions: Ed Wood (1994) and Five Minutes, Mr. Welles (2005).
9 Renée Zellweger thanked him in her Oscar acceptance speech when she won ‘Best Actress in a Supporting Role’ for Cold Mountain (2003).
10 Unhappy with his impression of Orson Welles, director Tim Burton had D’Onofrio’s voice dubbed, in the film Ed Wood (1994). The near perfect Orson Welles impression was supplied by voice-over artist Maurice LaMarche.
11 Sons: Elias Gene D’Onofrio, born in December 1999. Luka D’Onofrio, born on February 14, 2008. Their mother is Carin van der Donk.
12 Daughter: Leila George, born March 20, 1992. Her mother is actress Greta Scacchi.
13 One of the founders of the River Run Film Festival (Winston-Salem, North Carolina), along with his sister, Elizabeth D’Onofrio, and their father, Gene D’Onofrio.
14 Gained 45 pounds for his role in The Salton Sea (2002).
15 Vincent’s sister, actress Elizabeth D’Onofrio, teaches acting in Asheville, North Carolina.
16 Gained a world record 70 pounds for his role in Full Metal Jacket (1987).
17 He bleached his hair blonde for his part in Adventures in Babysitting (1987).
18 Last name is pronounced Don-off-ree-o.
19 Played the character of “Bill Newman” in both JFK (1991) and Malcolm X (1992).

 

 

 

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