Analysis of Al Pacino’s Net Worth and Details About His Wife or Girlfriend, and Children

Net Worth: $120 million
Age/Date of Birth:
April 25, 1940 (81 years old)
Height:
5 feet, 7 inches (1.7 m)
Ethnicity/Race:
‎Italian (Sicilian, some Neapolitan)
Nationality:American
Wife or Girlfriend:Jan Tarrant (1988–1989)
Beverly D'Angelo (1997–2003)
Lucila Polak (2008–2018)
Parents:Father: Salvatore Pacino
Mother: Olivia Pacino

Al Pacino is an American actor, filmmaker, and screenwriter. Being a recipient of the Triple Crown of Acting, Pacino has found tremendous success acting on the stage and in films.

Starting small with low-paying roles, Pacino got his big break in the 1970s with the role of Michael Corleone in Francis Ford Coppola’s “The Godfather” (1972). Pacino reportedly earned around $40,000 for the role. However, the sequel would launch him into the millionaire’s club with a $5 million paycheck. He is regarded as one of the greatest actors in film history.

Like every other Hollywood actor, Al has had his fair share of highs and lows throughout his over 5 decades-long career. On a good day, the actor can earn over $10 million for a single role plus additional benefits.

Despite poorly received outings in recent years, the veteran is showing no signs of slowing. We estimate Al Pacino’s net worth to be in the tune of $120 million.

Here are a few things you should know about the “Scarface” star.

The Early Days

Al was born Alfredo James Pacino on April 25, 1940, in East Harlem, New York City. Pacino’s journey to stardom is quite a familiar one. After his parents separated when he was just 2 years old, Al was raised by his mother. As typical of children from broken homes, Pacino who is of Italian descent got entangled in street life at the early age of 9, when he began drinking and smoking cannabis.

In school, Al seemed to be uninterested in academics except for English. He was an active athlete who dreamt of becoming a pro baseball player.

Al Pacino Net WorthHis love for arts drove him to attend the High School of Performing Arts. However, at the age of 17, Al against his mother’s advice dropped out and began living alone. During these periods he worked many odd jobs from janitor to busboy, postal clerk, and messenger.

Pacino found his way to Herbert Berghof Studio which was the stepping stone for his acting career. After 4 years, he became a member of the Actors Studio. In HB Studio, he met Lee Strasberg, an acting coach who helped him land many stage roles. By 1966, in his late 20s, Al’s acting career began to take shape. He would earn about $125/week for stage gigs. That same year, he made his film debut in the independent film “Me, Natalie.”

The Godfather Breakthrough

Pacino signed with Creative Management Associates in 1970 and a year later landed a role in the feature film “The Panic in Needle Park.” His role in the movie was critically acclaimed and attracted to him the attention of filmmaker, Francis Ford Coppola. Coppola much to the dismay of studios executives ignored renowned stars like Robert Redford and selected Pacino to play the lead role of Michael Corleone in his 1972 mafia film “The Godfather” which became an incredible hit grossing $245.1 million from a $7 million budget. Pacino was reportedly paid about $35,000 for his role.

Al Pacino Net WorthAl Pacino cemented his success the following year with movies like “Scarecrow” and “Serpico”. In 1974, he reprised his role in the first sequel of Godfather, The Godfather II, this time, his paycheck climbed to $500,000. He was also entitled to 10% of the film’s gross after break-even; that is the point where expenses and total revenue are equal. The film which became the first sequel to win an Oscar for Best Picture grossed an average of $52 million in North America against a budget of $13 million.

As years passed, so did Pacino’s success soar. He proved to be a versatile actor with his role in the 1979 courtroom drama “…And Justice for All” for which he was paid $1 million.

More Success

Pacino suffered a period of film failures in the 1980s, scoring more flops than hits. However, during this period he made more impact on the stage. One exception on the big screen was 1983’s “Scarface” for which he played the lead role of Tony Montana. Regarded as one of the best mob films ever, it grossed almost $65 million against a $25 million budget.

Pacino regained box office success in the 1990s, beginning with “Dick Tracy” and the third sequel of “The Godfather”. He earned $5 million for the latter. From then on, it was hit after hit from “Scent of a Woman” which brought him his first Oscar Award to “Carlito’s Way” for which he earned $6 million, and “Glengarry Glen Ross” which paid a lesser $1.5 million, Al smiled all through.

Towards the end of the decade, Pacino’s successes included 1997’s “The Devil’s Advocate” which co-starred Keanu Reeves and Donnie Brasco. The new millennium came for him with hits like “Insomnia” alongside Robin Williams and “S1m0ne”. He received $11 million each for both 2002 films.

Analysis of His Net Worth, Career Earnings, and Other Achievements

Al Pacino Net Worth

Al Pacino currently has a net worth of $120 Million which is to be expected; thanks to his vast collection of movie and television roles and his equally impressive salaries in these projects. Pacino has also found success in TV with films like “Angels in America” and “You Don’t Know Jack” which gave him his two Emmy Awards. The ageing actor continues to build his wealth starring in as many gigs as he can.

What Al Pacino Earned In Some of His Major Projects

  • The Godfather – $35,000
  • The Godfather Part II – $500,000
  • …And Justice for All – $1 Million
  • The Godfather Part III – $5 Million
  • Scent of a Woman – $6 Million
  • Carlito’s Way – $6 Million
  • Glengarry Glen Ross – $1.5 Million
  • Insomnia – $11 Million
  • S1m0ne – $11 Million

His Highest-grossing Movies and What He Was Paid

  • Ocean’s Thirteen (2007)
    • Budget – $85 Million
    • Box Office – $311.7 Million
    • Salary – N/A
  • The Godfather (1972)
    • Budget – $7.2 Million
    • Box Office – $287 Million
    • Salary – $35,000
  • Heat (1995)
    • Budget – $60 Million
    • Box Office – $187.4 Million
    • Salary – N/A
  • Dick Tracy (1990)
    • Budget – $46 Million
    • Box Office – $162.7 Million
    • Salary – N/A
  • The Devil’s Advocate (1997)
    • Budget – $57 Million
    • Box Office – $153 Million
    • Salary – N/A
  • Jack and Jill (I) (2011)
    • Budget – $79 Million
    • Box Office – $149.7 Million
    • Salary – N/A
  • The Godfather: Part III (1990)
    • Budget – $54 Million
    • Box Office – $136.8 Million
    • Salary – $5 Million
  • Scent of a Woman (1992)
    • Budget – $31 Million
    • Box Office – $134.1 Million
    • Salary – $6 Million
  • Insomnia (2002)
    • Budget – $46 Million
    • Box Office – $113.8 Million
    • Salary – $11 Million
  • Sea of Love (1989)
    • Budget – $19 Million
    • Box Office – $110.9 Million
    • Salary – N/A
  • The Recruit (2003)
    • Budget – $46 Million
    • Box Office – $101.2 Million
    • Salary – N/A
  • Any Given Sunday (1999)
    • Budget – $55 Million
    • Box Office – $100.2 Million
    • Salary – N/A
  • The Godfather: Part II (1974)
    • Budget – $13 Million
    • Box Office – $88 Million
    • Salary – $500,000
  • Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
    • Budget – $3.8 Million
    • Box Office – $56 Million
    • Salary – N/A

He Owns Several Properties and Was Once a Victim of a Shady Investment Company

To the best of our knowledge, the veteran actor majorly invests in real estate. According to reports, he owns several properties in New York. His primary residence in Palisades, New York has a 4,290 square feet living space. He bought the abode in 1979 for $375,000 and sold a portion of the space for $3.3 million in 2013.

Reports have it that he owned another property in Palisades, a 1,578 square foot abode which he sold in 2010 for $580,000. Al Pacino was also the owner of the mansion used in his hit movie, “Scarface”Besides being exquisite, the house is famous for some of its impressive list of visitors which include Charlie Chaplin, Winston Churchill, John F. Kennedy, and Albert Einstein.

If the actor was very enthusiastic about investing his money through investment companies, he has become careful about that. Back in 2011, it emerged that he was among the popular figures that lost their money to a shady investment company, Starr & Company LLC and Starr Investment Advisors LLC. Its founder Kenneth Starr had pleaded guilty to defrauding millions from its investors and Pacino happened to be one of them.

Al Pacino’s Net Worth Compared to Other Actors of His Era

The Godfather actor’s career has spanned over five decades as he has been active in the industry since 1967. Counted among the best actors of all time, how does his net worth compare to other actors of his era who are also regarded among the best actor in history

  • Al Pacino
    • Years Active – 1967 – Present
    • Net Worth – $120 Million
  • Robert De Niro
    • Years Active – 1963 – Present
    • Net Worth – $500 Million
  • Tommy Lee Jones
    • Years Active – 1969 – Present
    • Net Worth – $90 Million
  • Anthony Hopkins
    • Years Active – 1960 – Present
    • Net Worth – $180 Million
  • Joe Pesci
    • Years Active – 1961 – Present
    • Net Worth – $50 Million
  • Clint Eastwood
    • Years Active – 1954 – Present
    • Net Worth – $375 Million
  • Morgan Freeman
    • Years Active – 1964 – Present
    • Net Worth – $250 Million
  • Dustin Hoffman
    • Years Active – 1960 – Present
    • Net Worth – $100 Million
  • Jack Nicholson
    • Years Active – 1953 – Present
    • Net Worth – $400 Million

Awards that Prove He’s One of the Best Actors of All Time

Only a few entertainers have been able to equal the recognition, awards, and nominations that Al Pacino has earned from his career. He has bagged the most coveted gongs in the industry, receiving no fewer than 44 nominations for prestigious awards. Below is a list of the major awards he has received.

  • 1993 Academy Award for Best Actor (Scent of a Woman)
  • 1993 Golden Globe Award for Best Actor (Scent of a Woman)
  • 1974 Golden Globe Award for Best Actor (Serpico)
  • 2001 Golden Globe’s Cecil B. DeMille Award
  • 2004 Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture (Angels in America)
  • 2004 Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor (Angels in America)
  • 2010 Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor (You Don’t Know Jack)
  • 1976 BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Dog Day Afternoon and The Godfather Part II)
  • 1969 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play (Does a Tiger Wear a Necktie?)
  • 1977 Tony Award for Best Leading Actor in a Play (The Basic Training of Pavlo Hummel)
  • 1969 Drama Desk Award for Best Performance (Does a Tiger Wear a Necktie?)
  • 1977 Drama Desk Award for Best Leading Actor in a Play (The Basic Training of Pavlo Hummel)
  • 2001 Grammy Award Nomination for Best Spoken Word Album (The Complete Shakespeare Sonnets)

Al Pacino Has Never Been Married but He Has 3 Children

Al Pacino has never been married, as such, he does not have a wife. Nevertheless, it is known that he has dated several women over the years. For instance, he had an on-and-off relationship with Diane Keaton which began after they starred in the “Godfather” trilogy.

The man has also had affairs with several leading women in the industry, including Kathleen Quinlan and Jill Clayburgh who passed away on the 5th of November 2010 at the age of 66.

For reasons that are not clear, Pacino has avoided marriage. Diane revealed they broke up because she wanted to get married and he wouldn’t have it. According to the actress, their relationship ended after The Godfather Part III. She gave Al Pacino an ultimatum for marriage and the relationship ended.

Meet His Children

Although the famous actor has never been married, he does have three children named Julie Marie, Anton James, and Olivia Rose.

Julie Marie Pacino

  • Date of Birth: October 16, 1989
  • Occupation: Film Producer and Director
  • Mother: Jan Tarrant

Al had his first child and daughter with an acting coach named Jan Tarrant. Also a part of the entertainment industry, Julie is a producer and director known for works like Nowhere to Go (2020), Nadia Jaan (2020), and Hard Work (2020). Thus far, she has at least 10 credits as a producer, 8 as a director, and 7 as a writer. Her projects in the pipeline include Tura, Harmony in Gold, and Why Not Choose Love: A Mary Pickford Manifesto.

Olivia Rose Pacino

  • Date of Birth: January 25, 2001
  • Occupation: Undetermined
  • Mother: Beverly D’Angelo

Pacino later had twins – a boy and a girl, respectively named Anton James and Olivia Rose in 2001 with his then-girlfriend, Beverly D’Angelo. She is an American actress and singer known for her roles in “A Streetcar Named Desire”, “American History X” and “Coal Miner’s Daughter”. Al and Beverly dated from 1997 to 2003 and had their twins who were conceived through IVF.

Apart from being the second daughter of the popular actor and the child of a famous mother, Olivia doesn’t have much going for her career-wise. But she is famous on social media platforms and has a Youtube channel.

Anton James Pacino

  • Date of Birth: January 25, 2001
  • Occupation: Undetermined
  • Mother: Beverly D’Angelo

Anton is the only son of Al Pacino and the twin brother of Olivia. Like her sister, much isn’t known about what the future holds for him but given the fact that his parents are prominent members of the entertainment industry, it has been suggested that he might pursue a career thereof.

Profile Summary 
First Name:Alfredo
Last Name:Pacino
Also Known As:
Al Pacino, Sonny,
Sex/Gender:
Male
Profession:
Actor and filmmaker
Famous For:"The Godfather" (1972)
"Serpico" (1973) ...
Colleges/Universities Attended:
N/A
Educational Qualifications:
N/A
Religion:
N/A
Birthday & Zodiac
Age/Date of Birth:
April 25, 1940
Zodiac Sign:Taurus
Birth Place:
New York City, New York, U.S.
Nationality:American
Ethnicity/Race:
‎Italian (Sicilian, some Neapolitan)
Country of Residence:
United States of America (USA)
Physical Attributes
Height:
5 feet, 7 inches (1.7 m)
Weight:
‎170 pounds (77 kg)
Eye Colour:
Blue
Hair Color:
‎Dark brown
Other Body Measurements:
Chest Size‎: ‎44 inches
Waist: 34inches
Arm/Biceps: 16inches
Relationships
Marital Status:
Divorced
Spouse/Partner:
Jan Tarrant (1988–1989)
Beverly D'Angelo (1997–2003)
Lucila Polak (2008–2018)
Family and Relatives
Father:
Salvatore Pacino
Mother:Olivia Pacino
Children:
Julie Marie Pacino (16 October 1989),
Anton James Pacino (25 January 2001)
Olivia Pacino (25 January 2001)
Siblings:4 sisters- Roberta Pacino, Paula Pacino, Josette Pacino, Desiree Pacino
Other Relatives:
James Gelardi (Grandfather)
Kate Gelardi (Grandmother)
Net Worth
Estimated Net Worth:
$120 million
Salary:N/A
Source of Wealth:
His acting career

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