Ray Liotta is an American actor, voice artist, and a film producer who is best known for his work on crime drama named Goodfellas. Similarly, he has also played some iconic roles in movies and shows that include Killing Them Softly, Hannibal and the recurring TV show Shades of Blue.
Liotta is originally from San Francisco. Apart from acting Liotta has been a part of several other projects involving production and vocal artistry. He has produced several movies in his career span.
Ray Liotta life, education, and career
Ray Liotta was born on December 18, 1954, in Newark, New Jersey, the U.S. which makes his nationality an American. Liotta was actually an adopted child by Mary Liotta, an appointed township clerk, and Alfred Liotta an auto-parts store owner. Ray also has an adopted sister named Linda Liotta. As he knew he was adopted since his childhood, Ray tracked down his biological parents in the late 2000s. He went to Union High School from where he graduated in the year 1973. After which he went to the University of Miami from where he received a degree in Fine Arts. During his college years, he took part in musicals and acts held out.
Ray Liotta first worked as a bartender at Shubert Theatres after he moved to New York City. There he met an agent after six months of work. He first landed the role on the soap opera Another World for almost four years. He then tried his hand on movies and debuted on the big screen from the movie named The Lonely Lady. But his major role came up with Something Wild which also won him a Golden Globe nomination. Since then Liotta has appeared in several movies along with some of the renowned actors in the industry. Liotta also later produced and played movies like Phoenix and Larc.
Ray Liotta wife and personal life
Ray Liotta has an equally interesting personal life as compared to his acting career. Liotta first married actress Michelle Grace in February 1997 whom he met at her husband’s baseball game. They also starred opposite to one another in a movie named The Rat Pack. Together they also have a daughter. However, this relationship didn’t last long and the couple divorced in the year 2004.
After that Ray did not marry. He was is numerous relationships with some of the popular names in the industry like Susan Keith, Vicky Dawson, Heidi Von Beltz, Michelle Johnson, Sherrie Rose, Donna Puzio, Jill Marie Jones, and Catherine Hickland. Despite dating many women, Ray never settled and re-married.
Ray Liotta net worth
Liotta has become a very popular name throughout the movie business as he has spent his entire life in it. Ray Liotta’s exact salary and income from his work are not specifically available. But this actor is said to have a net worth estimation of $14 million.
Liotta has also been in some legal cases in the past. On February 19, 2007, Liotta was arrested for driving under the influence after he crashed his Cadillac Escalade into some parked vehicles. If you are wondering if the actor is active on social media then here is the news. Liotta has an Instagram as well as a Twitter account where he often posts about his work and personal life as well.
— Ray Liotta (@rayliotta) October 24, 2017