Joe Cortese Net Worth and Earnings

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Joe Cortese Net Worth 2019: How much is Joe Cortese’s net worth and how did he acquire his wealth? What are the secrets to his fame and success in Hollywood?

Today, you will learn about Joe Cortese and how he achieved success and acquired his huge net worth

Who is Joe Cortese?

Joe Cortese Net Worth
Net Worth$1.3 Million
ProfessionActor, Writer, Producer
Date of BirthFebruary 22, 1949

Joe Cortese is an American actor, writer, and producer famous for appearing in movies such as Windows (1980), Evilspeak (1981) and Monsignor (1982).

He also had a major role in the 1975 low budget crime film, The Death Collector. He has achieved success as an actor and has earned a good amount of wealth as well. Joe Cortese’s net worth in 2019 is estimated at $1.3 million.

Joe Cortese Bio

Joseph Michael Cortese was born on February 22, 1949, in New Jersey. He graduated from Midwestern College in Denison, Iowa where he earned his BA in Theatre/Communications under the guidance of his acting teacher, Alfred Rustico.

During his college years, Joe had lead roles in several plays and featured alongside many New York and Hollywood actors.

Some of his theatre credits include Lenny in “Of Mice and Men”, Pozzo in “Waiting for Godot”, and Patsy in “Three Men on a Horse”, to mention a few.

He moved to New York after graduating from college to pursue a career in acting. However, Joe started off his career as a Journalist on Madison Ave at the age of 22. He was the associate fashion editor for Gentlemen’s Quarterly at Esquire.

Joe established a good working relationship while working with Esquire but left shortly to pursue his dream of acting and writing.

He landed a few roles in the New York Theater. Some of his New York and regional credits include Waiting for Lefty” and “Momma’s little Angels” both at ETC.

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Furthermore, Joe also spent two summers at the Eugene O’Neil playwright foundation in Waterford Connecticut. He appeared as Clifford Odets, in the original play “Golden Girl“.

He landed his first major film role in the highly acclaimed cult classic film, The Death Collector with Joe Pesci.

His superb performance in the film led him to Hollywood where he has established himself as an actor and writer for the past three decades.

Here are Highlights of some of his screenplay

  • Charlie Lucky
  • The Bridge
  • The Bible Teacher
  • Genghis Khan: Lord of the Kings
  • High Caliber

Joe Cortese alway created Escort Inc., a one-hour television pilot as well as currently working on developing San Pedro Waterfront.

Highlights of Joe Cortese Career in Hollywood

As an actor, Joe has achieved incredible success in film, television, and theatre. Here are some of his film credits

  • Doobious Sources
  • The Bronx Bull
  • Go Go Tales
  • Shut Up and Shoot (In which he won the Best Actor Award at the New York Film Festival 2006)
  • Against The Ropes
  • You Got Nothing
  • American History X

Joe has also be acknowledged for his roles in several highly-rated miniseries which include “Something’s Out There” for NBC, “Exclusive” with Suzanne Somers (ABC), “Assault and Matrimony” (NBC), “Just Life” (ABC), “Letting’ GO” (ABC), “Born to Run” (FOX), Sidney Sheldon’s mini-series “If Tomorrow Comes” (CBS) and Jackie Collins’ “Lady Boss” (NBC)”.

Personal Life

Cortese was married to actress Kim Delaney from 1989 until their divorce in 1994. They have a son, Jack, who was born in 1990.

Joe Cortese Net Worth

As of today, Joe Cortese has a net worth of $1.3 million. Most of his wealth comes from his career as an actor, writer, and director.

He has been featured in a number of films, TV shows and has authored few books. Moreover, that amount would likely change as he looks forward to more prospective years ahead.

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