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Steve Buscemi Net Worth in 2021

Steve Buscemi
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Steven Vincent Buscemi, also known as Steve Buscemi is a widely popular name in the Hollywood industry with a net worth of $35 million. This renowned American actor is also famous as a writer, filmmaker, and director who kept his mark in firefighting as well. 

He is perhaps most popular for his supporting parts in the Coen siblings films “Miller’s Crossing,” “The Grey Zone,” “The Hudsucker Proxy,” “Con Air,” “Barton Fink, “The Big Lebowski,” and “Fargo”.

Buscemi’s roles in the famous Quentin Tarantino films “Pulp Fiction’, and “Reservoir Dogs” are noteworthy as well. 

Steve Buscemi Net Worth and Overview

Net Worth$35 Million
Date of BirthDecember 13, 1957
Height1.75 m
Source of WealthProfessional Actor
Country of OriginUnited States of America
Last UpdatedJanuary 2021

Early Life

Steven Vincent Buscemi was born on December 13, 1957, to John and Dorothy Buscemi in Brooklyn, New York. He is an English-Dutch-Italian descendant who was brought up as a staunch Roman Catholic.

His family, which consisted of his parents, three other brothers, and him, moved to Nassau County, New York when he was a child.

He went to Valley Stream Central High School where he was a valuable asset to the drama club and wrestling team. In 1975, Steve Buscemi graduated. 

 Buscemi momentarily went to Nassau Community prior to shifting to Manhattan, New York City to learn at the Lee Strasberg Institute. He took a test on civil service in 1976 to join the special services.

Upon becoming a firefighter in New York City, Buscemi served as a member of FDNY’s Engine CO. 55 for a tenure of long 4 years in Little Italy. 


Buscemi is often seen to play characters who are masochist and neurotic. Steve Buscemi started his acting career in his 1985 debut movie “The Way It Is.”

Other early movies of his career include “Parting Glances in 1986,” “Slaves of New York” in 1988, and “Tales from the Darkside” in 1990. During the ‘90s, Buscemi had more roles as a criminal.

He played the colleague of Laurence Fishburne who was called Test Tube in Abel Ferrara’s “King of New York.” 

He played his role as Mink in “Miller’s Crossing” by the Coen Brothers. He needed to try out twice for this job, and it was the first of five of the Coen Brothers’ movies in which Buscemi performed.

He played the role of a bellboy called Chet, in the Coen Brothers film “Barton Fink” in 1991.

His very first lead role was in the movie “In the Soup” of 1992 where he played Adolpho Rollo. Buscemi began getting widespread recognition through his part as Mr. Pink in the well-known movie “Reservoir Dogs” by Quentin Tarantino in 1992.

Impressed with his performance, Tarantino included him in the next movie, the incredibly popular “Pulp Fiction” where Buscemi played the role of a waiter.

Buscemi gained further popularity through his noteworthy roles as Carl Showalter in “Fargo,” in “The Big Lebowski,” Garland Greene in “Con Air,” Seymour in “Ghost World”, Randall Boggs in “Monsters, Inc.” as well as “Monsters University,” Rockhound in “Armageddon,” Wayne the Werewolf in all of the movies of “Hotel Transylvania” series and the Rat in “Charlotte’s Web”.

In 2004, Buscemi became a part of the “The Sopranos” casting. He, moreover, starred in the popular television show “Boardwalk Empire”.

Besides his roles as an actor in several significant movies, Buscemi directed episodes of some series and movies as well. Famous works including Life on the Street, The Sopranos, episodes of Homicide, Oz, Nurse Jackie, and 30 Rock were all directed by Buscemi. 

In recent years, Buscemi showed up in 2020’s ‘The King of Staten Island’, a biopic by Pete Davidson.

This movie was directed by Judd Apatow which is based on 26-year-old Pete Davidson’s life. Buscemi shows up along with Bill Burr, Bel Powley, Marisa Tomei, and Maude Apatow. 

Highlights and Achievements

Steve Buscemi has won several remarkable awards for his excellent acting skills. He received a huge number of appreciation and awards for his brilliant performance in Ghost World.

This great actor earned the Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male through Tarantino’s Reservoir Dogs.

He showed a dynamic performance in the television show Boardwalk Empire for which he added the ‘Golden Globe Award for Best Actor’ to his achievements. His ‘Park Bench with Steve Buscemi’ has won the award for ‘Short Form Variety Series’.

Alongside several prestigious awards, Steve Buscemi has got numerous nominations for his outstanding performance. 

Among the finest highlights of Steve Buscemi’s career, his mentionable works are:

  • Reservoir Dogs (Movie, 1992)
  • Pulp Fiction (Movie, 1994) 
  • The Big Lebowski (Movie, 1998)
  • Mr. Deeds (2002)
  • Grown Ups (Movie, 2010)

Age, Height, and Weight

Born on December 13, 1957, Steve Buscemi is currently 64 years old who resides in Brooklyn, New York.

With a height of 5 feet 9 inches, this great actor weighs 70 kilograms. This natural blue-eyed sixty-four-year-old is a Sagittarius. 

Personal Life

In 1983, Buscemi met his neighbor Jo Andres who he later developed a crush on. After passing quality time together as neighbors and friends, the couple tied their knots in 1987.

With an unfortunate turn of life, he lost his beloved wife to ovarian cancer in January 2019. They were married to each other until Joe breathed her last in the early days of January. 

Steve Buscemi served the New York City firefighting department until 1986. He took a break from firefighting that year for his acting career, which seemed to become a permanent break eventually.

After September 11, 2001, Buscemi got back to Engine Co. 55 and worked 12-hour shifts close by different firemen to filter through the rubble of the World Trade Center. In 2014 he was selected an Honorary Battalion Chief of the FDNY. 


It’s no surprise how fame is often followed by criticism. Critics believe that giving Buscemi a role as Enoch “Nucky” Thompson, the one who runs Atlantic City with absolute and charmingly defilement, was a strange choice.

Steve Buscemi Net Worth in 2021

Credits: CinemaBlend

With a total net worth of around $35 Million, Steve Buscemi earns more than $75 Thousand for each episode when he shoots for a series.

He earns his wealth by working incredibly as a writer, film director, producer as well as actor.

The most exciting upcoming project of Steve Buscemi that everyone is waiting patiently for in 2021 is his return as Wayne in Hotel Transylvania 4. 

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