Cast Of The Sopranos: How Much Are They Worth Now?
Long before several of HBOs most buzzed about shows such as Game of Thrones, Westworld, and True Detective, there was The Sopranos. The series debuted on January 10, 1999 and ran for a very successful six seasons in which it gained a huge following as fans loyally tuned in episode after episode for the story of the Soprano mob family. From the unique premise to an amazing cast and an intriguing story, The Sopranos is regarded as one of the best series to ever hit TV. Almost ten years after the series came to an end and after the loss of its biggest star James Gandolfini, check out how much the spectacular cast is worth now:
11. Drea de Matteo
Estimated Net Worth: $15 Million. Actress Drea de Matteo always had an interest in the entertainment industry, but she originally wanted to be a director and not an actress. Despite this, she had instant success on-screen and only a couple years after making her on-screen debut in Swift Justice she landed the role of Adriana La Cerva on The Sopranos. After starring on the series until 2006, she had no problem landing even more notable roles, and found herself on another major series when she got the part of Wendy Case in FX’s hit show Sons of Anarchy. Most recently de Matteo appeared in the new NBC series Shades of Blue co-starring Jennifer Lopez and Ray Liotta. All together, acting has definitely paid off as she now has an estimated net worth of $15 million.
10. Aida Turturro
Estimated Net Worth: $5 Million. Like many television and film stars, actress Aida Turturro got her start in theatre before moving to on-screen work in 1989 in the film True Love. For years Turturro landed roles in both TV and film, but became best known for her portrayal of Janice Soprano on The Sopranos from 2000-2007. Since then she has had quite a few more TV roles and has most recently been seen on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and Brooklyn Nine-Nine. Now, with 65 acting credits to her name, Turturro has made an estimated net worth of $5 million.
9. Jamie-Lynn Sigler
Estimated Net Worth: $25 Million. Jamie-Lynn Sigler had an interest in performing from a very young age, and began acting in New York City regional theater and then moved on to Broadway where she starred as Belle in the Broadway production of Beauty and the Beast. After making her on-screen debut in 1998’s A Brooklyn State of Mind, she was instantly catapulted to fame after being cast as Meadow Soprano on The Sopranos which she starred on for the show’s entire run. She is since best known for her roles in Entourage and Ugly Betty, and also branched out into music, releasing a pop album in 2001 and even wrote an autobiography. Now, the multi-talented star has an estimated net worth of $25 million.
8. Robert Iler
Estimated Net Worth: $10 Million. Robert Iler only has nine acting credits to his name, but it is really all he needs. At six years old he began appearing in commercials for brands such as Pizza Hut, and then made his film debut at the age of 14 in The Tic Code. That same year, he found major success with his portrayal of Anthony Jr. (A.J.) Soprano in The Sopranos, a role he held for the series’ entire run. Unfortunately with his success, came trouble and in 2001 Iler was arrested and charged with robbery and drug possession, but was kept on The Sopranos. Since the series came to an end he has only had two other acting roles and most recently appeared in Four Kings. Despite his lack of roles, Iler still has an estimated net worth of $10 million.
7. Tony Sirico
Estimated Net Worth: $16 Million. Although Tony Sirico is an actor most famous for his role as Paulie “Walnuts” Gualtieri in The Sopranos, before he was an actor he was an actual gangster. Sirico was reportedly arrested nearly 30 times in the ’60s and ’70s as a member of the Colombo crime syndicate. Luckily for him, his real life experience landed him parts in many mob and mafia related productions including Goodfellas, Gotti, Mickey Blue Eyes, and of course, The Sopranos. Now, Sirico has an estimated net worth of $16 million.
6. Steven Van Zandt
Estimated Net Worth: $80 Million. Steven Van Zandt is a well known personality in the entertainment industry as a musician, songwriter, record producer, actor and radio DJ. His success has made him millions, some of which has been from acting, which notably includes the role of Silvio Dante in The Sopranos. All of his ventures which includes his own record label has earned Van Zandt an incredible estimated net worth of $80 million.
5. Dominic Chianese
Estimated Net Worth: $15 Million. Dominic Chianese is a well known actor who has been working in the entertainment industry since 1972 after getting his start on Broadway. One of his breakout roles was in 1974’s The Godfather, and he worked steadily, landing both television and film roles before starring in The Sopranos as Junior Soprano. He has gone on to have recurring roles in other hit shows such as Boardwalk Empire and The Good Wife, and has made an estimated net worth of $15 million.
4. Michael Imperioli
Estimated Net Worth: $20 Million. Michael Imperioli is a well known actor and TV writer who began his career back in 1989 with small roles in Lean on Me and Alexa. He also got his big break in a beloved mafia movie, portraying Spider in Jungle Fever. From there he landed parts in many major films and became best known after being cast as Christopher Moltisanti in The Sopranos. He has had numerous roles since and has become a household name, most recently appearing on shows such as Hawaii Five-O, Lucifer, and Blue Bloods. After more than 20 years in the industry, Imperioli now has an estimated net worth of $20 million.
3. Edie Falco
Estimated Net Worth: $40 Million. Edie Falco is a beloved television actress who has had a lot of success in the industry after starting her career in the 1980s. She became widely known after landing a recurring role in the series Oz and her star only got bigger after she was cast as Carmela Soprano in The Sopranos. She went on to star in the TV series Nurse Jackie which came to an end in 2015, and most recently appeared in the TV mini-series Horace and Pete. Thanks to leading roles in some of TV’s biggest series, Falco now has an estimated net worth of $40 million.
2. Lorraine Bracco
Estimated Net Worth: $24 Million. Before she was an actress, Lorraine worked as a fashion model in Europe, and appeared in a few French roles before landing her Oscar-nominated role s Karen Hill in Goodfellas. She went on to appear and star in many films including Radio Flyer, Hackers, and The Basketball Diaries before starring as Dr. Jennifer Melfi in The Sopranos. She has since continued her success and is now best known from starring in Rizzoli & Isles as Angela Rizzoli from 2010-2016. With 52 acting credits under her belt, Bracco now has an estimated net worth of $24 million.
1. James Gandolfini
Estimated Net Worth at Death: $70 Million. James Gandolfini was one of Hollywood’s most beloved actors before his sudden and tragic death in June of 2013 after suffering a heart attack. Over his career, Gandolfini had many big roles and many loyal fans after starring in films such as Angie, Get Shorty, Crimson Tide, The Mighty and so many more. Gandolfini led the cast of The Sopranos as the central character Tony Soprano and was central to the series’ massive success. He appeared in many more films following the show’s conclusion and prior to his death, leaving behind his wife Deborah Lin, daughter Liliana and son Michael. At the time of his passing, Gandolfini had an estimated net worth of $70 million.