Drea de Matteo

Inside Biography

Drea de Matteo is an American actress and model. She is best known for her characters as Angie Bolen on ABC’s comedy-drama and mystery series Desperate Housewives. She also played the role of mob girlfriend Adriane La Cerva for five years on HBO’s The Sopranos.

Early Life And Education Of Drea de Matteo

Drea de Matteo was born on January 19, 1972, in Queens, New York, the United States of America as Andrea Donna de Matteo. She belongs to American nationality and her ethnicity is white.

Matteo is the daughter of playwriting teacher, Donna and Albert A. De Matteo who is an owner of furniture manufacturing and CEO of Avery Boardman and Carlyle.

Originally, Drea de Matteo grew up in a gated community in Queens, the New York borough. She is the youngest of three children. She completed her graduation from Loyola School. She then attended New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. There she decided to pursue a directing career, not an actress.

Drea de Matteo's Professional career

Drea de Matteo made her first appearance in action-movie Assault on Precinct 13 alongside Laurence Fishburne and Ethan Hawke in 2005. She then played in several movies like SwordfishThe Perfect YouDeuces WildPrey for Rock & Roll and many others.

Drea de Matteo featured the role in Abel Ferrara’s R Xmas for which she got very positive reviews. She was honored with an Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama series in 2004. At the same year, she got a leading role in Joey after her role finished in the HBO series.

Drea de Matteo also appeared on season 6 of the ABC show Desperate Housewives as Angie Bolen. After that, she co-featured in the mystery thriller movie Dark Places as Krissi Cates alongside Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult and Chloe Grace Moretz in 2015. She also appeared in the NBC drama series Shades of Blue alongside Jennifer Lopez and Ray Liotta.

Drea de Matteo's Net Worth And Body Measurements

Andree de Matteo's net worth is $15 million at present. She has earned a huge amount of salary from her successful acting career. She earned an Emmy and a Golden Globe nomination for her performance in the fifth season of Sopranos.

She has appeared in several movies including Swordfish (2001), Deuces Wild (2002), The Perfect You (2002), Prey for Rock & Roll (2003) and Assault on Precinct 13 (2005). Also, She played the character Angie Bolen, the mother of the Bolen family, on the sixth season of the ABC show Desperate Housewives.

She stands at the height of 5 feet 6 inches with her weight 57kg. She has a perfect body with the measurement of 33-24-34 inches.

Drea de Matteo's Personal Life And Marriage  

Drea de Matteo was in a relationship with Shooter Jennings from 2001 to 2012. Shooter Jennings is an American singer-songwriter active mainly in the outlaw country music and Southern rock genres.

Interestingly, her short time boyfriend Shooter proposed to her on stage at the rockers in Utica, N.Y. They were engaged on June 11, 2009

However, Andree and Shooter relationship could not lead to marriage. After that, Shooter Jennings married to Misty Brooke Swain on July 2013. Andree has two children; a son Waylon Albert Jennings and a daughter Alabama Gypsy Rose Jennings.

An end to a relationship is not always an end to the love life. Consequently, Andree de Matteo has been in a relationship with Michael Devin since July 2015. She was also an affair with Michael Sportes from 1995 to 2003. They were business partners and had a clothing store in partnership.

by Bchrome, 30 Mar, 2017

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