Ray Romano Net Worth
Raymond Albert “Ray” Romano, popularly known as Ray Romano is an American actor, stand-up comedian, screen writer and voice actor. His net worth is estimated at $120 million. He is best known for his roles in the sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond and the Ice Age film series. He was born on 21st December 1957 in Queens, New York and attended elementary school at Our Lady Queen of Martyrs in Forest Hills and graduated from Hillcrest High School in 1975. Before starring into show business, he briefly attended Queens College where he studied accounting and quit after gaining 15 credits in three years.
Romano’s comedy career began when he competed in the Johnnie Walker Comedy Search in 1989. His career included many outlets, including Comedy Central, where he had been a recurring guest voice on the show Dr. Katz Professional Therapist. He was also the contestant on Star Search in stand-up comedy category. Originally he was cast to play Joe on the American television sitcom News Radio, but was fired and replaced by Joe Regan. He later on appeared on Late Show with David Letterman and become the star of his own show, Everybody Loves Raymond on CBS. The work on the series earned him six Emmy nominations, winning in 2002, as well as five Screen Actors Guild Award nominations and two Golden Globe Award nominations. All these recognition has become a plus factor to his net worth.
Romano’s net worth comes through his works including acting, screen writing, voice acting and standup comedian. In 2000, he was featured on an episode of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire with which he won $125,000 for the NYPD’s D.A.R.E. Unit, a charity work that added a charisma to his net worth. In 2001, he was named one of E!’s top twenty entertainers of the year. After two years, he was featured as a special guest star on the long running daytime CBS series The Price Is Right. His luck continued as he became the highest-paid television actor in history for his role of Raymond on CBS’s Everybody Loves Raymond expanding his net worth. In 2008, he returned to television with a new dramedy for TNT, Men of a Certain Age, which he co-created with former Everybody Loves Raymond writer, Mike Royce. His documentary movie, 95 Miles to Go was released and most recently, he joined the cast of Parenthood – all these were icing on the cake to Romano’s net worth. Apart from his acting career and voice acting, he has competed in the World Series of Poker in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013 and 2015. He also competes annually in the American century Championship, a celebrity golf tournament owned by NBC. All these has added a lot of revenue to Romano’s net worth. About the personal life of Ray Romano, he is married once with his wife Anna. He revealed that, his wife Anna had successfully battled stage one breast cancer in 2010 and Romano told to People magazine that “the reason we’re going public is to share our experience, yeah, but to have an effect. Our goal is to help people”. With a net worth of $120 million, he is fortune to live a lavishing life.
Things to know about Ray Romano
Full Name: Raymond Albert Romano
Date of Birth: 21st December, 1957
Ray Romano Net Worth: $130 Million