Peter Scanavino Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Peter Scanavino is an American actor who rose to fame after he began appearing as Detective Dominick “Sonny” Carisi Jr. on the NBC show Law & Order: Special Victims Unit since 2014. He has also starred in several other TV shows such as The Good Wife (2012) and has performed in a number of movies including On the Shoulder (2006) and Zenith (2010).

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He is represented by Innovative Artists.

Girlfriend / Spouse

He has dated –

  1. Lisha Bai (2011-Present) – He tied the knot with Lisha Bai on July 2, 2011. They have 2 children. Their 2nd child was a son (b. January 8, 2016). 

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Sharp features
  • Dimpled smile

Peter Scanavino Favorite Things

  • Art Gallery – Klaus Von Nichtssgend Gallery
  • Supporter Of – Joyful Heart Foundation, LGBTQ

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Peter Scanavino Facts

  1. He has mostly done small supporting parts along with some recurrent ones before playing his leading role in SVU.
  2. Peter has a tremendous passion for cooking and his love of the art is so deep that he took time off from acting in order to cultivate it. He has worked in Dan Barber’s Michelin-star restaurant named Blue Hill in Greenwich Village as a chef.
  3. After his hiatus from acting for 3 years, he returned to his main profession in 2013 by appearing as a guest star on SVU and by starring in the romantic comedy Mutual Friends in the same year.

Featured Image by Peter Scanavino / Instagram


Facts of Peter Scanavino

  • Gender Male
  • full namePeter Scanavino
  • nicknamesPeter
  • birthplacePeterDenver, Colorado, United States
  • Date of Birth February 29, 1980
  • Age 44 years 2 months
  • Horoscope Pisces
  • Lucky Number 4
  • Lucky Stone Aquamarine
  • Lucky Color Sea Green
  • Best Match for Marriage Cancer, Scorpio
  • ethnicity / ethnic backgroundItalian
  • nationalityAmerican
  • net worth$ 700 thousand
  • professionActor
  • weight74 kg or 163 lbs
  • height6 ft or 183 cm
  • hair colorDark Brown
  • eye colorBlue
  • body type / buildSlim
  • brothersDavid Scanavino

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