Michael Rispoli

Inside Biography


American actor and writer, Michael Rispoli, is best known for portraying the character of  Jackie Aprile, Sr. in HBO TV series, The Sopranos. He is active in the film industry since 1992 and has appeared on numbers of movies and television series. 

Early Life

Michael Rispoli was born Michael Vincent Rispoli on November 27, 1960, in  Tappan, New York, U.S. He is one of eight children of his parents. He was raised in n Long Island, NY as a second-generation Italian-American.

Rispoli attended the State University of New York at Plattsburgh and completed his graduation in 1982 earning major in theater.


Rispoli started his professional acting career in 1992 with the movie, Household Saints as Nicky Falconetti. Prior to that, he worked as action trainer for movies.

Later, Rispoli appeared in several movies and TV series in both major and minor roles including Above the Rim, The Weather Man, Snake Eyes, The Sopranos, Black Irish, Magic City, Daughter of God and many more.

Currently, Rispoli is busy with the HBO renewed series, The Deuce where he played the role of Rudy Pipilo, a Gambino, family capo. He shared Tv screen with James Franco, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Chris Bauer.

Personal Life

Michael Rispoli, 57 is happily married to Madeline L Crawford for a long time. Due to his secretive nature, he hasn't revealed the exact date of his marriage, as the couple had a private wedding ceremony. 

The couple is proud parents of three children. Rispoli is living a blissful married life with his wife and kids in New York. He is interested in Tae Kwon Do and prefers to train Tae Kwon Do in his spare times. He also makes wines in his free time.

Net Worth

The Sopranos fame actor, Rispoli's estimated net worth is $2 million, as per some online sources. He is not only famous but quite wealthy as well.

In his almost 25 years long acting career Rispoli has worked in nearly 50 movies. In 2009 he was part of the blockbuster movie, The Taking of Pelham 123 which succeeds to collect more than $150 million at the box office.

by ab-niranjan, 20 Dec, 2017

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