Danny Aiello Net Worth At The Time Of His Death

Danny Aiello Net Worth

This is one of the questions that people ask the most about Danny Aiello’s net worth, and although they always end up answering it on other pages with an “I don’t know, you know” or “it depends” if there are some estimates that various web portals mention.

Aiello was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Salvatore “Sal” Frangione in the Spike Lee film Do the Right Thing (1989) who had a net worth of $6 million at the time of his death in 2019.

NameDanny Aiello
Net Worth:$6 Million
Date of Birth:Jun 20, 1933 – Dec 12, 2018 (85 years old)
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Profession:Actor, Television producer, Film Producer, Singer
Nationality:United States of America
Last Updated:2021


Danny Aiello was born on June 20, 1933, in ManhattanNew York, United States.

He was the fifth of six children of Frances Pietrocova, a native seamstress from Naples, Italy, and worker Daniel Louis Aiello, Sr. His father abandoned the family even though his wife had gone blind.

He moved to the South Bronx, an area of ​​the Bronx when he was seven years old, and later attended James Monroe High School. At sixteen, he lied about his age to enlist in the United States Army, and after serving for three years, he returned to New York, working various jobs, as a doorman for the legendary comedy club, The Improv. One of the most characteristic secondary of North American cinema.

He embodies the archetypal Italian-American character of little expression but with an intimidating presence.

Before working as an actor, he was the president of the union of the famous buses ” Greyhound “, until he began to play small roles in cinema from 1972. Three years later he embarked on a fruitful theatrical career that allowed him to be nominated twice for the prestigious Joseph Jefferson award, winning an Obie award, an Emmy award, and being nominated for an Oscar for his work in Do the Right Thing, of Spike Lee. Gifted with an imposing physique, he knows how to mix tender papers with tough ones.

In 2014, he published his autobiography, I Only Know Who I Am When I Am Somebody Else: My Life on the Street, On the Stage, and in the Movies via Simon & Schuster.

Married to Sandy Cohen since 1955, he is the father of stuntman and actor Danny Aiello III (who died on May 1, 2010, of pancreatic cancer), Rick Aiello, Jaime Aiello, and Stacey Aiello.

Danny Aiello passed away on Friday, December 12, 2019, at the age of 86, in a hospital in New Jersey.


2017 The Neighborhood
2014 Reach Me
2013 Dolly Baby
2010 Stiffs
2006 A Broken Sole
2006 The Last Request
2006 Lucky Number Slevin
2005 Brooklyn Lobster
2004 That’s Amore!
2003 Mail Order Bride
2000 Dinner Rush
2000 Hitman’s Journal
2000 Dinner Rush
1999 Prince of Central Park
1999 Mambo Cafe
1997 Bring Me the Head of Mavis Davis
1997 A Brooklyn State of Mind
1996 Mojave Moon
1996 2 Days in the Valley
1996 Long Road Home
1996 City Hall
1995 Two Much
1994 Léon
1994 Pret-A-Porter
1993 Me and the Kid
1993 The Pickle
1993 The Cemetery Club
1992 Ruby
1992 29th Street
1991 Mistress
1991 Once Around
1991 Comrades in Arms
1991 The Closer
1991 Hudson Hawk
1990 Jacob’s Ladder
1989 The January Man
1989 The Third Solution
1989 Do the Right Thing
1989 Harlem Nights
1989 Russicum I Giorni Del Diavolo
1988 White Hot
1987 Crack in the Mirror
1987 Man on Fire
1987 Moonstruck
1987 The Pick-Up Artist
1987 Radio Days
1987 Good Morning, Vietnam
1985 Key Exchange
1985 The Stuff
1985 The Purple Rose of Cairo
1985 The Protector
1984 Broadway Danny Rose
1984 Once Upon a Time in America
1984 The Natural
1984 Old Enough
1981 Fort Apache, the Bronx
1981 Chu Chu and the Philly Flash
1980 Me and the Kid
1980 Hide in Plain Sight
1979 Defiance
1978 Fingers
1978 Bloodbrothers
1977 Blood Brothers
1976 The Front
1976 Hooch
1974 The Godfather Part II
1973 Bang the Drum Slowly

Amelia Warner– After graduating from NYU with a master's degree in history, She was also a columnist for many local newspapers. Amelia Warner mostly covers Entertainment topics, but at times loves to write about movie reviews as well.

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