Steve Buscemi Biography
Steve Buscemi is an American actor and movie director, well-known for featuring Enoch “Nucky” Thompson in the TV series Boardwalk Empire, earned him an Emmy Award and several nominations.
Firstly, Buscemi married girlfriend Jo Andres, after dating for around two years, in 1987. The couple welcomed their first child, Lucian Buscemi, in 1990 and is currently an actor. Its been 30 years since they tied their knot and the couple is still together and living happily together.
Steve Buscemi Early life and Education
Steve was born as Steven Vicent Buscemi on 13th December 1957 in Brooklyn, New York. He was born in an Italian descent family to a father, John Buscemi, a sanitation worker, and mother, Dorothy Wilson, host, and grew up along with his three siblings; Jon, Ken, and Michael.
Buscemi graduated from the Valley Stream Central High School in 1975 and enrolled at Nassau Community College briefly before attending the Lee Strasberg Institute. He worked as a firefighter in New York City after completing a civil service test.
Steve Buscemi Career
Before stepping into the world of entertainment, Buscemi was a firefighter, served on FDNY’s Engine Co. 55 and later became an Honorary Battalion Chef of the FDNY. Eventually, he debuted in No Wave Cinema movie The Way It Is, in 1985.
He came into the limelight portraying in the movie Reservoir Dogs as Quentin Tarantino and won the heart of millions of people by his outstanding performance in the HBO series Boardwalk Empire.
Steve Buscemi Wins Best Actor TV Series Drama
Besides acting, Steve Buscemi is also a director. His direction in the TV show Homicide: Life on the Street in the fourth episode of The Sopranos became one of the most critically acclaimed episodes.
His other directorial movies include Interview in 2007, Lonesome Jim in 2005, Animal Factory in 2000, Trees Lounge in 1996, and much more.
Steve Buscemi Personal life
Buscemi married girlfriend Jo Andres, after dating for around two years, in 1987. Firstly, Jo couldn’t recognize him as a Hollywood star in their first meeting.
Steve is a romantic guy and used to write songs which were all inspired by his then-girlfriend. The couple welcomed their first child, Lucian Buscemi, in 1990 and is currently an actor.
Its been 30 years since they tied their knot and the couple is still together and living happily together. Despite being famous, Steve never cheated on his wife, and their relationship seems to be unbreakable.
After three decades of their marital relationship, it still feels like the couple shares the love and affection just like on the first day. There is no sign and rumors of their divorce till now.
Steve Buscemi Net worth
Steve earns the good sum of money in his career. He featured in several movies and tv series through which he obtains a decent amount of money. Allocating information from several sources, it is found out that he charged $75,000 per episode during his hit TV series Boardwalk Empire and took around $600,000- $800,000 per movie.
Buscemi also directed numerous movie and tv series, and among them, several were successfully hit which earned him wide recognition as well as a huge amount of money. As per 2018, it is estimated that his current net worth is around $40 million.