Tony Danza Biography – American actor, Anthony Salvatore Iadanza was born on April 21, 1951, in Brooklyn, New York in the United States of America.
|Name:||Anthony Salvatore Iadanza|
|Wife:||Rhonda Yeoman(1970-1974) Tracy Robinson(1986-2013)|
|Date of Birth:||April 21, 1951|
|Net Worth:||$45 million|
Tony Danza Nationality
Danza was born in Brooklyn, New York in the United States of America. He is an American by nationality.
Tony Danza Age
Danza was born on April 21, 1951, hence he is currently 72 years of age.
Tony Danza’s Height and Weight
Danza stands at a height of 5ft 10 inches and weighs 73kg according to an online report.
Tony Danza’s Family and Siblings
Danza was born to Anna Mary Iadanza and Matthew Anthony Iadanza. He has a younger brother named Matty Jr.
Tony Danza Education
Danza attended Malverne Senior High School and graduated in 1968. He furthered at the University of Dubuque where he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in history in 1972.
Tony Danza Career
Danza was a professional boxer with a record of nine wins and three defeats, nine knockouts seven of which came in the first round, and three technical knockouts. All but one of his matches ended in knockouts.
Immediately following his University of Dubuque graduation, Danza was spotted by a producer at a New York boxing gym.
Then he landed a role on the TV series Taxi as Tony Banta, a cab driver and occasional boxer, and went on to star in Who’s the Boss? as Tony Micelli, a former baseball player, housekeeper, and single parent.
In 1988, Danza received a star at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in recognition of his services to the television industry. In Angels in the Outfield (1994), Danza also portrays baseball player Mel Clark.
Danza also appeared in the ephemeral sitcoms Hudson Street (1995) and The Tony Danza Show (1997), which should not be confused with his talk show of the same name from 2004 to 2006. He appeared in the television series Family Law from 2000 to 2002.
He received an Emmy nomination for a guest appearance in the TV show The Practice in 1998. His acting career began with the 1980 comedy The Hollywood Knights, followed by Going Ape! in 1981.
His performance in the 1999 Broadway production of Eugene O’Neill’s play The Iceman Cometh won him praise from critics. As a crooner in the vein of the 1950s, Danza published his debut album The House I Live In in 2002.
The Tony Danza Show, which Danza hosted on television, was syndicated throughout the United States and produced every weekday morning in his birthplace of New York.
On May 9, 2005, Danza’s go-kart was overturned when Wallace unintentionally bumped him during a go-kart race with the guest star of NASCAR, Rusty Wallace.
At the moment, neither he nor Wallace had on a helmet, and neither suffered any injuries. On October 20, 2005, Danza went back to go-kart racing with the intention of taking on IndyCar driver Danica Patrick. However, he was unharmed when his brakes failed and he skidded into a wall.
May 2006 marked the conclusion of his daytime chat show, with the final live episode airing on May 26, 2006. From December 19, 2006, to March 11, 2007, he played Max Bialystock in The Producers on Broadway. From August 13, 2007, to February 9, 2008, he returned to Paris Las Vegas to play the same role. In 2008, Danza hosted The Contender’s fourth season.
On September 26, 2013, the Paper Mill Playhouse in New Jersey had a pre-Broadway performance of the Broadway version of the 1992 movie Honeymoon in Vegas, which starred Tony candidate Rob McClure and Danza. Gary Griffin was the director.
In December 2014, Danza was honored for his participation in the Broadway show with a double-decker sightseeing bus and an induction into the Ride of Fame.
In the 2018 Netflix series The Good Cop, Danza played Tony Caruso Sr., “a disgraced, former NYPD officer who never followed the rules.” It was canceled following a single season.
Tony Danza Wife
Danza has been married twice in his life. Rhonda Yeoman was his first wife and Tracy Robinson was his second wife. As of the time of filing this report, he is not married.
Tony Danza Children
Danza has four children from his two failed marriages. The names of his children are Marc Anthony, Emily, Katherine, and Gina.
Tony Danza Religion
Danza is believed to be a Christian as he was raised as a Catholic.
Tony Danza’s Net Worth
As of 2023, Danza is believed to have an impressive net worth estimated to be about $45 million.