Raymond Albert Romano, American actor, comedian and screenwriter better known by his stage name Ray Romano has a net worth of $120 million.
Born in December 21, 1957 in Queens, New York, as the son of a piano teaching mother and real estate agent father, Ray Romano attended the Out Lady Queen to complete his middle school while he graduated from Hillcrest High School in 1975. After moving to Queens College to attend his degree, he dropped out with just 15 credits in 3 years but to return later and complete his studies.
Ray Romano started his career as a comedian in 1989 when he competed in the Johnny Walker Comedy Search. Having worked for the Comedy Central as Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist he also took part on Star Search while he was appointed and fired by American sitcom News Radio to be replaced by Joe Rogan. His career came in to light after he made appearance on Late Show with David Letterman after which he was invited to run his own show Everybody Loves Raymond on CBS. With six Emmy nominations, one of which he won in 2002, Romano also has five Screen Actors Guild Award nominations and two Golden Globe Award nominations. Ray Romano’s net worth boomed after he and his comedian friend Kevin James started sales comedy entitled Grilled.
Ray Romano’s net worth also increased through his appearance on the show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire in 2000 where he won $125,000. Considered to be one of best comedians, he became the highest paid television actor in 2004 for his comedy show on CBS while he also made the highest ever revenue at $3.9 billion that saw Romano’s net worth greater than all the other comedians during his time.
He also was the subject of the English documentary movie, 95 miles to Go. He returned back to his television career in 2008 with the TBT show Men of a Certain Age while also making many guest appearances for several television comedy shows like Sit Down Comedy with David Steinberg, The Middle, etc.
Having starred on several famous television shows like The Nanny, The Simpsons, Hannan Montana, etc. he never had to look back on his fortunes. Ray Romano’s net worth further increased after the computer animated movie Ice Age and all of its sequels were blockbusters and garnered several millions worldwide.
Considered to be one of the legends in observational or the blue comedy, Ray Romano considers Bob Newhart has his greatest influence. He married to Anna Romano in 1987 with whom he has four children today. A man of great character and humor, Ray Romano’s net worth is estimated to be around $120 million as of today while he annually made around $16 million annually with his CBS show.
Quick Facts about Ray Romano
Full Name: Raymond Albert Romano
Profession: Comedian, actor
Height: 6ft 1.5in, 1.88 m
Weight: 179 lbs or 81 kg
Ethnicity: Italian American
Nationality: United States of America
Date of Birth: December 21, 1957
Place of Birth: Queens, New York City
Marital status: Married
Ray Romano Zodiac/Astrological sign: Sagittarius