Peter Francis Dante was born on 16 December 1968, in West Hartford, Connecticut, USA. He is an actor, probably best known for his several appearances in Adam Sandler films, most of which were made by Happy Madison Productions. He’s also known for his music, writing and production work. All of his efforts have helped put his net worth to where it is today.
How rich is Peter Dante? As of mid-2016, sources estimate a net worth that is at $10 million, mostly earned through the success of his various endeavors in film and music. He has an acting career dating back to the 1990s, and has also recently released his own music album. Dante has appeared in over 20 films and as he continues his career his wealth will likely increase.
Peter Dante Net Worth $10 Million
Dante attended and graduated from Hoftra University. One of his first appearances on television was in “The Jeff Foxworthy Show” for one episode. His first film with Adam Sandler was “The Wedding Singer” in which he appeared as Dave’s friend. Since then he’s appeared in various films with Sandler, such as “Little Nicky”. He’s usually seen in these films with Allen Covert and Jonathan Loughran. In “Big Daddy” he appeared as a gay lawyer named Tommy and he was also well known in “The Waterboy” for being the quarterback Guy Grenouille. In the film “Mr Deeds” he played the role of Murph, and also appeared as a security guard in “50 First Dates”. All supported his growing net worth.
Later Peter started working as a producer and writer for “Grandma’s Boy”, also playing a drug dealer who had an unusual pet collection. Due to his efforts for the film, he was given a number of awards and honors at the Stony Awards. The film would gain $30 million in DVD sales as well as $7 million at the box office, raising Dante’s net worth significantly. He also appeared in “I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry” as a firefighter, and then became a part of “Strange Wilderness” as Danny Guiterrez.’ He is also seen in “That’s My Boy” which was released in 2012.
In recent years, Peter has established himself as a songwriter, singer and musician, recording with Buck Simmons and Adam Sandler. In 2011, he released his first album entitled “Peace, Love, and Freedom”. He’s also part of the group Rad Omen whose members include Benji Madden and Dirt Nasty. One of his recent appearances was on a music video with Afroman in 2015.
For his personal life, he is married to Cynthia Pett-Dante and they have a son though not much information is known about them. He was also a lacrosse player, having played in college, and he recently coached a team for the LXM Pro Lacrosse Tour. Peter’s lacrosse teams are also supported by Brad Pitt and Adam Sandler. He currently coaches the Loyola Marymount University Lions and is also active on Twitter with more than 15,000 followers on the social media site.
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