Born Armand Anthony Assante, Jr. on the 4th October 1949, in Manhattan, New York City USA, he is an actor, best known to the world through playing mobster John Gotti in the TV series “Gotti” (1996), as Odysseus in “Odyssey” (1997), and as Dominic Cattano in the film “American Gangster” (2007), among other productions. He has been an active member of the entertainment industry since the 1970s.
Have you ever wondered how rich Armand Assante is, as of mid- 2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Armand Assante`s net worth is as high as $10 million, earned through his successful career in the entertainment industry as an actor.
Armand Assante Net Worth $10 Million
Armand is the son of Armand Anthony Assante Sr. who was a painter and his wife Katherine, who worked as a music teacher and was a poet. Influenced by the artistic side of his parents, Armand ventured into acting, and found his first role as Johnny McGee in the soap opera “How to Survive a Marriage” in 1974. A year later, he featured as Dr. Mike Powers in another soap – “The Doctors”. Since then, Armand has appeared in over 120 film and TV roles, which have only increased his net worth, and popularity. His first major role on film was as Lenny Carboni in “Paradise Alley” (1978) with Sylvester Stallone, and by the end of the 1970s he had appeared in “Lady Of The House” (1978), “The Pirate” (1978), and “Prophecy” (1979). He continued successfully in the early 1980s, securing roles in such popular films as “Private Benjamin” (1980), “Love & Money” (1982), the lead role in Richard T. Heffron`s “I, The Jury” (1982), “Unfaithfully Yours” (1984), and “Why Me?” directed by Fielder Cook, and starring Glynnis O`Connor and Craig Wasson.
In the second half his name became even more familiar with directors and producers of Hollywood, and he appeared in such productions as “Stranger In My Bed” (1987), “Napoleon and Josephine: A Love Story” (1987), “Passion And Paradise” (1989), and “Animal Behaviour”, among other roles, consistently improving his net worth.
He continued successfully through the 1990s, landing roles in “Fever” (1991), “The Mambo Kings” (1992) with Antonio Banderas, “1492: Conquest of Paradise” (1992) with Gerard Depardieu and Sigourney Weaver, “Judge Dredd” again with Stallone and with the addition of Rob Schneider, ‘Striptease” (1996) starring Demi Moore and Burt Reynolds, and also “Gotti” (1996), and “Odyssey” (1997), among others, all of which added a substantial amount to his net worth.
Armand`s first role in the new millennium was as Cmdr. Dwight Towers in the film “On The Beach”, and until 2005 had parts in films “Last Run” (2001), “One Eyed King” (2001), Citizen Verdict” (2003), and “Consequence” (2003). Nothing changed for Arman in the second half of the 2000s, making appearances in such popular films as “Two For The Money” (2005), with Matthew CcConaughey and Al Pacino, “Soul`s Midnight” (2006), “Casanova`s Last Stand” (2007), “Children Of Wax” (2007), ‘Breaking Point” (2009), and “Shadows In Paradise” (2010).
To speak further of his accomplishments, Armand`s career has no limits, as he still continues to act, and in the last six years has appeared in “The Return of John Rich” (2011), “The Night Never Sleeps” (2012), “Once Upon A Time In Brooklyin” (2013), and in 2014 he assumed the role of Hotchkins in the Serbian film “Montevideo, Vidimo Se!”, and TV series “Montevideo, Bog Te Video” (2014). In 2015, Arman featured in “Sicilian Vampire” with Vittorio Altomare and Daniel Baldwin, “Blind Pass” (2015), and most recently he appeared in “The Whole World At Our Feet” (2016), “Stressed To Kill” (2016), and ‘The Red Maple Leaf” (2016). Furthermore, Armand will appear in films “The Elephant Ride”, “The Wanderers” and Acre Beyond The Rye”, all which are be released by the end of the 2016.
Thanks to his skills, Armand has received several prestigious nominations, awards, and recognitions, including four Golden Globe Award nominations, and one Primetime Award in the category Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Special for his work on “Gotti”. Furthermore, he received the Lifetime Achievement Award, given by the Westchester Film Festival.
Regarding his personal life, Assante was married to Karen from 1982 until 1994; the couple had two children before they divorced.
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