Tony Danza
Tony Danza

Tony Danza is an American actor, singer, television personality, comedian, boxer, and teacher. Most people know him for starring in some of the most long-running series like Taxi (1978-1983) and Who’s the Boss (1984-1992). It is for these series that he was nominated four Golden Globe Awards as well as an Emmy Award.

Quick Biography

Tony Danza was born in Brooklyn, New York City. His parents were Matty Anthony Iadanza (1920-1983), and Anne Cammisa (1925-1993). His father worked as a garbage collector while his mother was a bookkeeper. Tony has a younger brother called Matty Jr, who owns a restaurant in Los Angeles. Tony lived in East New York up to the age of 14 when the family relocated to Malverne, New York.

Quick Summary

Full Name/Real Name: Antonio Salvatore Iadanza
Age: 69 years old
Birth Date: 21 April 1951
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Nationality: American
Religion: N/A
Parents: Anne Cammisa Iadanza, Matty Iadanza
Spouse: Tracy Robinson (m. 1986–2013), Rhonda Yeoman (m. 1970–1974)
Children: Marc Anthony Danza, Gina Danza, Emily Danza, Katherine Danza
Height: 1.75 m
Weight: 77 kg
Profession: Actor, singer, boxer, TV personality, teacher
Net Worth in 2020: $50 million

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

Tony Danza was born on 21 April 1951, and that makes him 69 years old. He is 1.75 m tall and has a weight of 77 kg.

Education, School/College University

Tony attended Malverne Senior High School from where he graduated in 1968. He got a wrestling scholarship at the University of Dubuque, and he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in History in 1972.

Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views

Tony was born to Italian parents Anthony Iadanza and Anne Cammisa. He is from white ethnicity and American nationality. He has a younger brother by the name of Matty Jr. His political and religious views are not known. He prefers to keep that information to himself.

Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children

Tony got married to his long time sweetheart Rhoda Yeoman in 1970 when they were still in college. They stayed married for only four years and then parted ways in 1974. Together they had a son by the name of Marc. Later in 1983, the couple reconciled, and they had a daughter together.

Tony then met and married Tracy Robinson. The couple has two daughters together. Their union also did not last for a very long time as they separated in 2006. Their divorce proceedings were finalized on 6 February 2013.

Relationship Statistics

Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): Divorced
When did he get married? (married date): 28 June 1986
Does he have any relationship affair? N/A
Is Tony Danza Gay? No
Wife/Spouse? (name): Tracy Robinson (m. 1986–2013), Rhonda Yeoman (m. 1970–1974)
Kids: Marc Anthony Danza, Gina Danza, Emily Danza, Katherine Danza

Professional Life and Career

As a boxer, Tony had a record of 9-3 with all but one of his fights. All his wins and losses ended in a knockout, including three technical knockouts. It was while he was in college that he earned a spot in the television show Taxi, where he played the cab driver and part-time boxer Tony Banta. Another notable role at the beginning of his career was on Who’s the Boss. He also starred in Angels in the Outfield in 1994.

In 1995, Tony starred in Hudson Street, although the show was short-lived. He then started his own show called The Tony Danza Show in 1997. He as well had a role in Family Law from 2000 to 2002. His debut in movies was in a 1980 comedy by the name of The Hollywood Knights, followed by the 1981 movie Going Ape.

Tony hosted his own talk show for one year until May 2006. He starred on Broadway in The Producer from December 2006 to March 2007. He is the one who hosted the 4th season of The Contender in 2008. His most recent appearance was in the 2018 Netflix series, The Good Cop.

As a teacher, Tony filmed A&E reality show Teach: Tony Danza in the 2009-2010 School Years. He co-instructed a 10th grade English class at Northeast High School. The show premiered on 1st October 2010. Tony and his son Marc published a cookbook in 2008 by the title of Don’t Fill Up on the Antipasto: Danza’s Father-Son Cookbook.

Awards & Nominations

Tony has been nominated four times for Golden Globe Awards and one time for Primetime Emmy Awards for his outstanding performances. He as well received a People’s Choice Award for Favourite Male Performer in a TV Series. As a boxer, Tony won most of his matches that ended in a knockout.

Tony Danza Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020

Tony Danza Net Worth
Tony Danza Net Worth

Tony Danza has appeared in several television series and films as well. His efforts have not been in vain, and he has managed to amass a net worth of $50 million as of October 2020. His acting career can be termed as his primary source of income. He was also once a boxer who won most of his matches, thus adding to his wealth. Tony also co-wrote a book with his son and its sales as well as adds to his value.

Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

Tony Danza has so far managed to keep off any controversies or scandals. He has managed to completely separate his personal issues from his career.

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

His Facebook page has around 100k fan likes, and his Twitter account has around 700k followers. On Instagram account, he has around 53k followers.

Tony Danza can be termed as a great actor all the time. He started his career as a boxer but later crossed into acting. He is credited for several films as well as television series over the years. His efforts and hard work is the key to his success. Apart from acting, he co-wrote a cookbook together with his son. He can be termed as a role model that every up-coming actor should emulate.

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