Steve Buscemi : Family, Net Worth, Wife, Children, Parents and Biography

Steve Buscemi is an American actor and filmmaker know all about him in this article as like his Family, Net Worth, Wife, Children, Parents and Biography

Name Steven Vincent Buscemi
Birthdate ( Age) 13 December 1957
Place of Birth Brooklyn, New York, United States
Nationality American
Marital Status  Divorced
Spouse/Partner Jo Andres (m. 1987–2019)
Children Lucian Buscemi
Parents Father – John Buscemi

Mother – Dorothy Wilson

Education Valley Stream Central High School, Nassau Community College
Profession Actor, Director, Writer, Producer, Former Firefighter
Net Worth $35 Million
Last Update Nonember 2021

Steven Vincent Buscemi is an American actor and filmmaker.Buscemi is also known for his many collaborations with the Coen brothers, having appeared in six of their films: Miller’s Crossing (1990), Barton Fink (1991), The Hudsucker Proxy (1994), Fargo (1996), The Big Lebowski (1998), and Paris, je t’aime (2006).

Buscemi has also had a prolific career in television. From 2010 to 2014, Buscemi starred in the lead role as Enoch “Nucky” Thompson in the critically acclaimed HBO television series Boardwalk Empire created by Terence Winter. His performance earned him two Screen Actors Guild Awards, a Golden Globe and two nominations for an Emmy Award.

Early Life and Family

Buscemi was born in the New York City borough of Brooklyn, to Dorothy and John Buscemi. His father was a sanitation worker and served in the Korean War, and his mother was a hostess at Howard Johnson’s. Buscemi’s paternal ancestors were from the town of Menfi in Sicily, and his mother is of Irish, English, and Dutch ancestry.He has three brothers: Jon, Ken, and Michael. Michael is also an actor. Buscemi was raised Catholic.

The family moved to Valley Stream in Nassau County and Buscemi graduated in 1975 from Valley Stream Central High School along with future writer Edward J. Renehan, Jr. and future actress Patricia Charbonneau. In high school, Buscemi wrestled for the varsity squad and participated in the drama troupe.

Steve Buscemi Wife

Buscemi married Jo Andres in 1987; they were married until her death on 6 January 2019.They had one son Lucian. His wife Andres was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2015. While going through various stages of chemotherapy for a period, cancer returned in 2017 and it was all hard to watch her wife like this. Later, she died in January 2019. He said that the pain was the hardest thing and the person who goes through such pain is painful. It’s painful to watch people dying of cancer as there remains no way around it.

Steve Buscemi Net Worth

Steven Vincent Buscemi is an American actor and filmmaker has an estimated Net Worth around $35 Million in 2021.

Professional Career

Buscemi made his acting debut in the 1985 film The Way It Is, directed by Eric Mitchell and produced by No Wave Cinema. Other early performances include Parting Glances (1986) as well as an appearance in an episode of the television series Miami Vice in 1986.In 1989, he appeared in four films, including James Ivory’s comedy Slaves of New York, Howard Brookner’s ensemble period film Bloodhounds of Broadway and the New York Stories segment directed by Martin Scorsese entitled, “Life Lessons” starring alongside Nick Nolte and Rosanna Arquette.

The film screened out of competition at the 1989 Cannes Film Festival to mixed reviews with the Scorsese segment being hailed as the standout by Roger Ebert.Buscemi also appeared in Jim Jarmusch’s independent film Mystery Train (1989) as Charlie the Barber, and was nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male.

In 1991, he played a bellboy, Chet, in the Coen Brothers film black comedy Barton Fink starring John Turturro and John Goodman.His first lead role was as Adolpho Rollo in Alexandre Rockwell’s In the Soup (1992).He gained wider attention for his supporting part as pseudonymous criminal Mr. Pink in Quentin Tarantino’s crime film Reservoir Dogs (1992),a role that Tarantino originally wrote for himself,and one that earned Buscemi the Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male in his second nomination.

The next year, Buscemi again collaborated with the Coen Brothers, starring as kidnapper Carl Showalter in the black comedy crime film Fargo starring Frances McDormand and William H. Macy.The film was a critical and commercial success debuting at the 1996 Cannes Film Festival where it competed for the Palme d’Or. Subsequently, he gained a reputation as character actor,with supporting roles in the blockbuster action films as Garland Greene in Simon West’s Con Air (1997) and Rockhound in Michael Bay’s Armageddon (1998). Buscemi also appeared as Donny in the Coen’s cult classic black comedy film The Big Lebowski (1998).

Buscemi starred in the HBO drama series Boardwalk Empire created by Terence Winter. The series started in 2010, where Buscemi assumed the role as Enoch “Nucky” Thompson , a corrupt Atlantic City politician who rules the town during the Prohibition era. He won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Drama for the role. In 2011 he hosted NBC’s Saturday Night Live.

In 2017 Buscemi starred in Armando Ianucci’s dark comedy and satirical film The Death of Stalin. Buscemi portrayed Nikita Khrushchev. He received critical acclaim from critics with Manohla Dargis describing his performance as “superb”.The performance earned him a British Independent Film Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor.

In February 2020, Buscemi was cast as Chebutykin in a New York Theatre Workshop revival of Anton Chekov’s Three Sisters alongside Greta Gerwig, Oscar Isaac, and Chris Messina. The production was supposed to begin May 13, but was cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic with no return date set.