Raymond Albert Romano is an American actor, stand-up comedian, and screenwriter. His stage name is Ray Romano, and he is 46 years old. He is best known for his role as Ray Barone in Everybody Loves Raymond, for which he received an Emmy award, and for voicing Manny in animated Ice Age movies.
In 2009, he and Mike Royce produced the TNT comedy-drama Men of a Certain Age, which starred Romano as Joe Tranelli and ended in 2011. In the NBC series Parenthood, Romano played Hank Rizzoli from 2012 to 2015. Recently, he appeared in the romantic comedy The Big Sick and played mob lawyer Bill Bufalino in Martin Scorsese’s epic The Irishman. He has portrayed Rick Moreweather in the Epix comedy-drama series Get Shorty since 2017. An interview with Romano revealed that he suffers from anxiety and depression.
Ray Romano Early Life
Ray Romano was born on December 21, 1957, in Queens, New York City, and is of Italian descent. His father, Albert Romano, who worked as a real estate agent and engineer, died in 2010, and his mother is Lucie Romano, a piano teacher. Romano has 2 brothers, including an older brother, Richard Romano, a sergeant in the New York City Police Department, and a younger brother, Robert Romano, a second-grade teacher in new york city.
Romano attended Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Elementary School in Forest Hills and graduated from Hillcrest High School in 1975. Before entering show business, he studied accounting at Queens College in Flushing, New York.
As of 2022, Ray Romano’s highest net worth is $200 million.
Ray Romano Wife
Ray Romano married Anna Romano, an actress, and cinematographer, on October 11, 1987. In 1980, Romano met Anna while working at a bank where she also worked. Romano was afraid to say anything to Anna for fear of losing his job. The fear of rejection gave him the courage to take Anna on the date.
Ray Romano Children
In real life, Romano has four grown children. Three sons and one daughter live with them. Alexandra is the eldest of four children of Romano and Anna, born on March 22, 1990, and works as an actress in the film industry at the age of 32. She is one of Romano’s child actresses. Romano’s twin sons, Gregory Romano and Matthew Romano, were born to Anna on January 13, 1993. Gregory works as a production assistant for The Late Late Show With James Corden, and Matthew also works as a production assistant for Jimmy Kimmel Live! Romano’s youngest son, Joseph Raymond Romano, was born on February 16, 1998. His first role as a voice actor was in Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs in 2009.
Ray Romano Net Worth
When Romano reprised his role in 2003’s Everybody Loves Raymond, he earned a record-breaking $1.8 million salary per episode, like Ryan Eggold, making him the highest-paid actor. As of 2022, Ray Romano’s highest net worth is $200 million.