Rene Russo Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 08 Aug, 2021
Facts of Rene Russo
Date of Birth: 1954 , February-17
Age: 67 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Name Rene Russo
Birth Name Rene Marie Russo
Father Nino Russo
Mother Shirley Balocca Russo
Nationality Ameriacn
Birth Place/City Burbank, California
Ethnicity White
Profession Actress
Net Worth $ 40 million
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Red
Body Measurements 36-24-36
Shoe Size 8.5 US
Weight in KG 61 KG
Married Yes
Married to Dan Gilroy (m. 1992)
Children Rose Gilroy
Education Sherman E. Burroughs High School
Awards Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Supporting Actress - Action/Adventure
Movies Nightcrawler 2014
Siblings Toni Russo, Anthony John Russo, January Debra Russo, David Russo, Jim Russo
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Rene Russo is an actress, producer, and model of American nationality, known best for gracing the covers of high profile magazines like the Vogue and Cosmopolitan. She currently filming the comedy-drama Villa Capri alongside Glenne Headly, Morgan Freeman, Tommy Lee Jones, and Elizabeth Ashley. 

Early Life and Education Of Rene Russo

Rene Russo was born on the 17, February 1954 and has been involved in the acting industry, thus gathering a huge number of fans search the details related to his bio and career on sites like the wiki. Her parents are Shirley and Nino Russo.

Rene was born in Burbank, California and was enrolled in the Burroughs High School for her primary education. She then dropped out in the tenth grade and started doing several jobs before landing a career in modeling.

Rene Russo's Career

Modeling Career

Russo was spotted at the 1972 Rolling Stones concert, by an agent from the International Creative Management who later helped her sign in with the Ford Modeling Agency.

After her career took off, Russo graced the covers of magazines like Mademoiselle, Cosmopolitan as well as Vogue. After her age advanced, she declined as a model and studied theater and acting thus leading her to appear on several roles in Los Angeles and California.  

Acting Career

Russo debuted on television in 1987 from the series Sable and then appeared in the film industry in the film Major League in 1987. After this, she played a role in the film Mr. Destiny and was called upon to be cast in the lead role alongside Michael Keaton on One Good Cop.

She later appeared in several films like Freejack, Lethal Weapon 3, In the Line of Fire, Outbreak, Tin Cup, etc. which led her to international acclaim. She has since appeared in crime thriller Nightcrawler and will star in the lead role in Frank and Cindy.

Russo recently signed writer-director Dan Gilroy's next project which owns by Netflix. She will feature opposite to Jake Gyllenhaal, her Nightcrawler co-star. Russo has worked with several Hollywood stars like Chris HemsworthNatalie PortmanKat Dennings, and Al Pacino. 

Rene Russo's Net Worth

Rene has managed to bag up a net worth of a whopping $40 million due to her credits in the field of modeling and acting. This speaks volumes about the salary that she might attain.

Rene Russo's Personal Life

The pretty Rene has been widely talked about, also in regards to her personal life. It has been known that this pretty beauty has been married for a long time and is completely devoted to her present husband.

She has never been associated to be in an affair with anybody from the acting fraternity and has never been surrounded by rumors of cheating on her husband.

Rene Russo’s husband Dan Gilroy, a screenwriter. The couple got married after a brief dating time on the 14th of March 1992. Together, they have one daughter Rose and the family happily resides in Brentwood, Los Angeles, California. They are certainly not planning on more children. She is also known to be suffering from bipolar disorder.

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Age, Body Measurements and Other Facts

  • Age: Rene Russo is 65 years old as of 2019. 
  • Birth Sign: Aquarius
  • Height: She has a tall height of 5 feet 8 inches(173 cm).
  • Weight: Her body weight is around 61kg(135 lbs).
  • Body Measurements: She has a perfectly curved shaped body with the measurements of 36-24-36 inches (91-61-91 cm). 
  • Dress Size: 6(US)
  • Shoe Size: 8.5(US)