With a career spanning for more than five decades now, Alfredo James Pacino is one of the magnificent actors the American stage and screen has ever produced. He is a prolific screenwriter and filmmaker too. Pacino was born on the 25th of April, 1940, Bronx, New York in an Italian- American family. After the divorce of his parents Rose and Sal Pacino, he moved in with his grandparents when he was young. Pacino never married but has three children.
Julie Marie is his eldest daughter with acting coach Jan Tarrant. He also has twins with actress Bevwiterly D’Angelo-son Anton James and daughter Olivia Rose. He had a fling with his Godfather trilogy co-star, Diane Keaton. This relationship which was on and off ended following the filming of The Godfather Part II. He also had short term relationships with Marthe Keller, Tuesday Weld, Kathleen Quinlan, Jill Clayburgh and Lyndall Hobbs.
He established himself as an iconic figure in the movie world during the 1970’s, the time span which was considered as one of the greatest decade of films. After suffering bouts of poverty and depression as a part of entering in to the mainstream of stage, he finally made it to the training under acting coach Lee Strasberg, one of the proponents of method approach in acting, which was a trend in the course of 1970’s.
His debut film was Me, Natalie (1969) which didn’t provide him with much recognition.What can be called as a milestone in Pacino’s film career was his role of Michael Corleone in The Godfather ( 1972), for which he received his first Oscar nomination. It was followed by the recognized and successful sequels The Godfather Part II (1974) and The Godfather Part III (1990). He received his first Best Actor Oscar nomination for the film Serpico (1973) and was also nominated for the same for his spectacular performances in The Godfather Part II, Dog Day Afternoon (1975) and …And Justice for All (1979).
Al Pacino Bagged The Oscar for best actor in 1993 for the film Scent of a Woman (1992), in which he performed as a blind Lieutenant Colonel. He also has to his credit two Tony Awards, two Primetime Emmy Awards, Four Golden Globes Award and a British Academy Film Award.
Many of his notable roles include Tony Montana in Scarface (1983), Carlito Brigante in Carlito’s Way (1993), Lieutenant Vincent Hanna in Heat (1995), Benjamin Ruggiero in Donnie Brasco (1997), Lowell Bergman in The Insider (1999) and Detective Will Dormer in Insomnia (2002).
Pacino has also worked in several productions especially for HBO in the stream of television. It includes Angels in America (2003) and You Don’t Know Jack (2010), both of which provided him with the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie.
Education: Pacino went to Herman Ridder Junior High School and began dropping out of many classes in secondary school. Alongside he also attended the High School of Performing Arts. At age 17, he dropped his school education. Later on, he worked for low scale payment jobs such as messenger, busboy, janitor and postal clerk. All this was done to finance and pursue his acting studies. He was also an employee Commentary magazine. It was after years of training in the renowned HP Studio and Actors Studio, he made it big on screen.
Al Pacino Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $155 Million US Dollars
Al Pacino net worth in 2017 is a whooping amount of $155 million US dollars. He gets also gets paid by sponsorship, ads, endorsement, featuring and so on. His yearly income is estimated to be around $16,470,588 and Sponsorship/Endorsements add an amount of $3,660,131. Pacino’s first brand endorsement was for Australia’s No.1 pure coffee brand, Victoria Coffee.
Al Pacino’s Assets
Al Pacino is known to be a big fan of cars and his collection includes various luxurious cars like : Mercedes Benz S Class, Mini Cooper, Range Rover, Lexus, Porsche Boxster, Aston Martin DB9 among various others. He owns multiple mansions and properties across the world which sum up to Millions o dollars on themselves!
At age 75, with a legendary career behind him, Pacino still got the charms to intimidate his other fellow actors. According to an interview delivered to the Los Angeles Times in 2015, he is still in the chase for the next great role. He was last seen on the silver screen in 2016, in the American drama thriller film named Misconduct. He is currently starring in an upcoming American crime thriller film directed by Johnny Martin called, Hangman.
Al Pacino still remains as an irreplaceable figure in the face of global cinema with his extraordinary skill in method acting. As Actors’ actor and the cinema legend himself, he continues to work even though he is 75 now. His over mounting passion to movies and cinema thrives even today regardless of his age. The actor with his famous gravelly voice and brooding owl eyes still continues to enthrall the audience around the world.
It is his passion for work, art and life, which he himself has been quoted saying, which drives him forward and it is the same dedication which earns him a throne of his own in the acting world.