Steven Buscemi

Steve Buscemi is a 63-year-old actor, writer, producer, director, and former firefighter. His legacy includes several successful films like Reservoir Dogs, Con Air, Armageddon, etc. His influence is mainly seen in animated movies for children like the Hotel Transylvania franchise, The Boss Baby, Monsters, Inc., Monster House, etc.

Well, how well do you know about Steve Buscemi? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Steve Buscemi’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Steve Buscemi to date.

Biography and Early Life

Being born on December 13, 1957, in New York to parents John Buscemi ( sanitation worker) and Dorothy Buscemi (Korean War veteran), Steve Buscemi had 3 brothers, Jon Buscemi, Ken Buscemi, and Michael Buscemi, and they were raised as Catholics right from the beginning.

He was interested in theatrics and participated in varsity squad and drama troupe in his high school.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Steve Buscemi in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Steve Buscemi’s age is 63 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 13 December 1957. Though, he is 5′ 8″ in feet and inches and 175 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 147.71 lbs in Pound and 67kg in Kilograms.


Steve attended the Valley Stream Central High School in the Valley Stream, Nassau County along with the actress Patricia Charbonneau from which they graduated in the year 1975. He took part in the varsity squad until theatrics called his inner actor and he joined the drama troupe.

After that, he got into Nassau Community College but left after attending it for a very brief amount of time. He then joined the Lee Strasberg Institute after moving to Manhattan.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Steve served New York City as a firefighter in the early 1980s. During the 9/11 attack, he selflessly volunteered to do his old firefighting job and helped rescue the people by digging into the rubble and working 12-hour shifts.

Buscemi was also in the news in 2003 for getting arrested for protesting the closing of firehouses along with nineteen other people.

In the year 1987, he married his long-term girlfriend Jo Andres with whom he had a son named Lucian Buscemi. But unfortunately, she passed away in January 2019.

Is Steven Buscemi Gay?

As far as sexual orientation is concerned, it is completely safe to say that Steve Buscemi is as straight as a stick. Till today, his name has never been linked with anybody of the same sex. His happy and long marriage to Jo Andreas was proof of his sexual orientation which unfortunately ended when Jo died in 2019.

Professional Career

By the 1985 film ‘The Way It Is’, Steven made his debut in Hollywood. Some of his early works include ‘Parting Glances’, ‘Slaves of New York’, ‘Mystery Train’, ‘Millers Crossing’, ‘Barton’s Fink’.

In ‘In the Soup’, he made his debut as the lead character. He was also cast in the critically acclaimed movie ‘Ed and His Dead Mother’ and was also rumored to play the role of Scarecrow in the fifth installment of the Batman series before Warner’s Bros. shut it down

Going further in the line of his career, he came to be known as the ‘character actor’. He was cast as a supporting actor in many films such as Con Air, Armageddon, The Big Lebowski, Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams, etc. He also played supporting characters in animated movies for kids such as Randall in Monster, Inc. and Monsters University, Mr. Wesley in Home on the Range, Nebbercracker in Monster House, and Wayne the Werewolf in the Hotel Transylvania film franchise.

Recently, he starred in the HBO series Boardwalk Empires and won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor-Television Series Drama for it.

He also directed a bunch of hit films such as ‘Trees Lounge’, ‘Animal Factory’, ‘Lonesome Jim’ and ‘Interview’.


Steve has been nominated for his incredible performance for various awards and also has won quite a few. For instance, he has been awarded the Primetime Emmy Awards for Short Form Variety, Golden Globe Awards for Best Actor in a Television Series-Drama, and several Screen Actors Guild Awards for his series Boardwalk Empire.

In November 2014, he was honored with the Honorary Battalion Chief.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Steven Buscemi in 2021

Owing to his incredible legacy in numerous films, his voice over career in animated films for kids, and his Television series, Steve Buscemi’s net worth is $40 Million as of 2021. For every episode of his series, Boardwalk Empires, he earns $75 Thousand.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Steve was born on Friday the 13th.
  • He was a former firefighter.
  • Trees Lounge was based on his life.
  • He got stabbed in a bar fight.
  • He volunteered during the 9/11 terrorist attack and helped rescue firefighters stuck under the rumble.

The 63-year-old actor, director, producer, writer, and former fighter, Steve Buscemi, is well-loved by not just adults but also kids, owing to his characters in both films and animated movies. He has been nominated for his incredible performance for various awards and also has won quite a few. His current Television, Boardwalk Empire continues to air on the television and is well received by the audience.


Facts of Steve Vincent Buscemi

  • Gender Male
  • full nameSteve Vincent Buscemi
  • birthplaceNew York City, United States of America
  • Date of Birth December 13, 1957
  • Age 66 years 7 months
  • Horoscope Sagittarius
  • Lucky Number 11
  • Lucky Stone Turquoise
  • Lucky Color Orange
  • Best Match for Marriage Leo, Aquarius
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionCatholic
  • net worth$40 million
  • professionActor, Director, Writer, Producer, and former firefighter
  • weightIn Kilograms – 67 Kg, In Pounds – 147.71 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 175 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 8″
  • hair colorLight Brown
  • eye colorBlue
  • high schoolValley Stream Central High School

Written by Joel S. Elkins

Young Thug

Neil Degrasse Tyson