Vincent Piazza is an American film, television and stage actor. He is best known for his portrayal of gangster Lucky Luciano in the HBO television series Boardwalk Empire. He has also played Earl Hefner in the comedy-drama Rocket Science and singer Tommy DeVito in Clint Eastwood’s film adaptation of Jersey Boys.
Facts about Vincent Piazza:
- Full name –Vincent Francis Piazza
- Nickname – Vincent Piazza
- Birthday – 25th May 1976
- Age – 43 years old
- Birthplace – Middle Village, Queens, New York, United States of America
- Nationality – American
- Ethnicity – White
- Profession – Actor
- Girlfriend –Genesis Rodriguez
- Height – 5’11”
- Net worth – $1.5 Million
Vincent Piazza Early Life
Vincent Piazza was born on May 25, 1976, in the Middle Village, Queens, New York City, United States of America. He holds American nationality and has a mixed ethnical background. His father is an Italian immigrant whereas his mother is of German descent. He did his schooling from the academic and athletic national powerhouse Archbishop Molloy High School in Queens.
While in his childhood days, during the school days, Vincent played soccer and hockey as well as scholarships for academics and hockey. He won the National Honor Society. Piazza graduated with a 4.0 Grade Point Average and received many academic scholarships eventually chosen to enroll at Villanova University where he majored in Sports and Media Management. Piazza had a dream to become an accomplished soccer player and also played ACHA Division I ice hockey for Villanova University.
Vincent Piazza Net Worth
Vincent Piazza has collected a handsome amount of money with many roles in movies and television series and his net worth is estimated at $1.5 Million. The average salary he earns annually is $53,000. Vincent owns a house in New York City which worth’s in millions.
Vincent Piazza Age, Height
Vincent Piazza born on May 25, 1976, turns 43 years old this year(2019). He stands at tge height of 5’11”
Vincent Piazza Relationship, Girlfriend
Vincent Piazza has not married yet but yes, he dated a few girls in the past. He was in relationship with his ex-girlfriend Ashlee Simpson, who was an actress and singer. They started dating in June 2011 and they broke up in November 2012. After few months of his breakup, Vincent was involved in a relationship with actress Genesis Rodriguez. The couple became engaged on May 21, 2018.
Vincent Piazza Movies and TV Shows & Career
During his school days he used to play hockey. Vincent played ACHA Division I Ice Hockey for Villanova University in Villanova, Pennsylvania, until a recurring shoulder injury forced him to quit playing and leave the university after only a year. After retiring from hockey, Vincent began to work with acting coach Alice Spivak and joined the TerraNOVA Collective theatre group in Lion Theatre along Theatre Row in New York City.
He made his debut film in the 2006 film Stephanie Daley and went on to appear in the television movie The Dawn and an episode of Law & Order: Criminal Intent.Piazza has appeared in three episodes of the television series The Sopranos, the eighth, eleventh and thirteenth episodes of the show’s sixth season.
He describes his experience working on the show as “incredible” and says he would appear in any prequels or sequels to the series if he was asked. He then featured in the 2007 film Rocket Science as Earl Hefner. Further in 2008 film Assassination of a High School President in the role of Ricky Delacruz. Piazza had to take vocal, guitar, and dance lessons to play DeVito, one of the founding members of the band The Four Seasons.