6 feet Ray Liotta is an American actor who is famous for a hundred movies, TV series, and several voice roles. He is also famous for his work in movies including the Goodfellas, Killing Them Softly, and Shades of The blue actor has also had a very interesting personal life.
To know his exact net worth, salary, bio, wiki and marital life scroll below our pages.
Relationship and Family Life of Ray Liotta
The handsome Ray had tied his knot with American actress and teacher, Michelle Grace in 1997. Before that, Grace was married to former Major League Baseball player, Mark Grace. Ray and Grace met each other for the first time at a baseball game. Grace got divorced 4 years before getting married to Ray Liotta, who was then 40 years old. Ray had proposed Grace with a ring in front of a jewellery shop, where he had ended up in happy tears.
No details of the marriage ceremony is given. However, from the said marriage the duo have a daughter, Karsen Liotta, born in December 1998.
Caption: Father Ray Liotta with daughter Karsen Liotta at 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, in Los Angeles. (2016).
The marriage between Ray and Grace did not last long. In 2004, the duo got separated. When asked about the reason for divorce, Ray confronted Grace to be more inclined towards career and production. And Ray wanted a wife and a great family. On an interview posted by the guardian, he said;
“It just didn’t work out. I would love to be in a relationship with the right person. That’s the key the right person.Probably someone who is not as career-orientated, who is more about the relationship. I talk to my friends and, you know, they all seem to get relationships that aren’t right. You kind of want someone who is not at your beck and call but loves the idea of being in a relationship and what that entails. Being there for you.”
“And Grace? Was she too busy producing, acting? “She was producing, yeah. She’s a great woman, and thank God we’re still friends. She still stays over at the house, so Karsen can see us together. You want to give her as much semblance of a family unit as you can when you’re separated or divorced.”
Speaking more about the father-daughter bond he express the amount of happiness he has when being together with Karsen. He added,
“My whole life is about her. Being a dad. She’ll come up and visit me on set. I don’t like to go too long without seeing her. Maybe a couple of weeks. I just had a period of four months at home because I decided not to do a movie so I could spend more time with her. It was all about taking her to dance classes, playing with her.”
Despite divorce, Ray is frequently spotted with his ex-beau Grace. in 2016, he had taken Grace for a jewellery shopping at Beverly Hills.
Caption: Ray & Grace at a jewellery store in California, 2016. (Credit:dailymail)
In 2016, Ray was speculated in a relationship with Silvia Lombardo, after the pair was caught holding hands in front of Cartier, a jewellery store in Beverly Hills.
Caption: In front of Cartier, Ray & Silvia walk hand in hand, 2016.(Credit:dailymail)
Till date the pair are together and enjoying their romantic life. So far, no news of marriage is revealed by the duo. May be they want to enjoy their love life without tying in a bond, or may be after few years they will tie a knot. Let’s see what’s stored in their relationship card.
Previously his name was added with numerous ladies Vicky Dawson, Susan Keith, Heidi Von Beltz, Michelle Johnson, Sherrie Rose, Catherine Hickland, Donna Puzio and Jill Marie Jones. There is a rumor that the sizzling actor has been in a relationship with Lady Gaga and Whoopi Goldberg.
After looking at his previous relationship it is fixed that he is not gay.
Birthday, Age and Wiki of Ray Liotta
The handsome American actor, film producer, and voice actor was born as a Raymond Allen Liotta. Later he got famous by his stage name Ray Liotta. He celebrates his birthday every year on December 18. In 1954 he had opened his eyes in Newark, New Jersey, United States of America.
— Ray Liotta (@rayliotta) January 26, 2017
When he was only 6 months old he was adopted by Alfred and Mary Liotta when he was just a few months old kids. He has a sister, Linda Liotta, who is also adopted. Apart from them, he has one-half brother, five half-sisters, and a full sister. Born with the Sagittarius zodiac sign while he had celebrated his total 64 birthday to date. While there are no details about his biological parent’s name and their background.
Ray Liotta’s Educational Background
The handsome hunk had done his schooling from Union High School in 1973 in Union, New Jersey where he grew up. After graduation, he was enrolled in the University of Miami, where he received a degree in fine arts in 1978 and studied acting with Robert “Buckets” Lowery. During his first year of acting studies, he performed in musicals such as Cabaret, Dames at Sea, Oklahoma, and Sound of Music.
Ray Liotta’s Career
Talking about the career of Ray Liotta, he had started his career journey as a bartender at the Shubert theaters and landed an agent within six months. Later he appeared as a Joey Perrini on the soap opera Another World; where he appeared from 1978 to 1981. After a year he made his debut in the movie called a sexual assault scene with Pia Zadora and a garden hose in 1983’s The Lonely Lady. His first major acting role was Something Wild (1986), which earned him his first Golden Globe nomination. In 1989, Liotta appeared the ghost of famed baseball player Shoeless Joe Jackson in the fantasy/drama film Field of Dreams.
Caption: Ray Liotta talks about his early career in the show “Larry King Now” on 2014.
The sizzling actor had also worked for family drama, appearing with Whoopi Goldberg in Corrina, Corrina (1994). Later he appeared in the American Sitcom like Operation Dumbo Drop (1995), Unforgettable (1996), Turbulence (1997), and many more on the list.
His appearance in the movies like Iceman (2012), The Place Beyond the Pines (2012), Better Living Through Chemistry (2014) and Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014) help him to gain a huge name in the film industry. He is also praised for the TV drama Shades of Blue (2016–present), he was portraying the role of a gay cop opposite Jennifer Lopez.
Awards and Nominations of Ray Liotta
As one of the versatile actor, he was rewarded with numerous awards. He was also the winner of Golden Globe nomination, Shoeless Joe Jackson in Field of Dreams (1989), Officer Pete Davis in Unlawful Entry (1992), Officer Gary Figgis in Cop Land (1997), Paul Krendler in Hannibal(2001), Fred Jung in Blow (2001) and many more.
Net worth and Salary of Ray Liotta
The talented and handsome American actor, film producer, and voice actor had earned a huge name and fame in his lifetime career. The net worth of the handsome hunk has been estimated at around $ 1million US dollars. While his exact annual salary is under review yet. There is no doubt that he had earned a handsome amount of money from his acting career. In the upcoming years, his net worth and salary will increase very soon.