Tony Danza Bio-Wiki, Age, Family, Wife, Kids, Movies and Net Worth

Who is Tony Danza?

Tony Danza is an American actor and a former professional boxer, mostly known for starring on some of the televisions like most beloved and long-running series. He was born in Brooklyn, New York, U.S. as Antonio Salvatore Iadanza. Danza was nominated for an Emmy Award and four Golden Globe Awards for starring on the TV series Taxi and Who’s the Boss?

Danza won the People’s Choice Award for Favorite Male Performer in a New Television Series for his work on the 1997 sitcom The Tony Danza Show.

He studied at Malverne Senior High School graduating in 1968. He also earned a bachelor’s degree in history in 1972 from the University of Dubuque which he attended on a wrestling scholarship. His friends entered him in the New York City Golden Gloves as a joke. He went ahead knocking out his first six opponents all in the first round. He was later knocked out in the finals.

Tony was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard in 1988 for his contribution to the television industry. He plays the role of a baseball player in Angels in the Outfield (1994). He also starred in the short-lived sitcoms Hudson Street (1995) and The Tony Danza Show (1997). Danza had a role in the TV drama Family Law from 2000 until 2002.

He was also nominated for an Emmy Award for a guest-starring 1998 role in the TV series The Practice. Danza made his movie debut in the comedy The Hollywood Knights (1980), which was followed by Going Ape! (1981). Danza received critical acclaim for his performance in the 1999 Broadway revival of the Eugene O’Neill play The Iceman Cometh. He released his debut album The House I Live In as a 1950s-style crooner in 2002.

Danza starred on Broadway as Max Bialystock in The Producers, from December 19, 2006, to March 11, 2007. He then reprised the role at the Paris Las Vegas from August 13, 2007, to February 9, 2008. He is a registered Republican, where reports show he’s given generous donations to Republican candidates, including George W. Bush.

He was also to host the 4th season of The Contender in 2008. A Broadway adaptation of the 1992 film Honeymoon in Vegas opened on a pre-Broadway run at New Jersey’s Paper Mill Playhouse on September 26, 2013. It co-starred Danza and Tony nominee Rob McClure, with Gary Griffin directing.

In December 2014, Danza was inducted into the Ride of Fame and the double-decker sightseeing bus commemorated his role in the Broadway musical. He starred as Tony Caruso Sr. in the 2018 Netflix series, The Good Cop. Caruso was “a disgraced, former NYPD officer who never followed the rules.” The show was canceled after one season.

How Old Is Tony Danza?

Antonio Salvatore Iadanza was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, the United States on April 21, 1951. He is 68 years old as of 2019.

Tony Danza Family

Danza was born to her parents, Anne Cammisa (1925–1993) and Matty Anthony Iadanza (1920–1983). His mother, Cammisa was a bookkeeper and his father served as a waste collector in Brooklyn. His father bore Italian ancestry and his mother was an immigrant from the town of Campobello di Mazara in the Sicilian province of Trapani.

Danza has a younger brother, Matty Jr. (born 1954). Matty is a Los Angeles restaurant owner. Danza lived in East New York, Brooklyn until he was 14. His family then relocated to Malverne, New York, on Long Island.

Tony Danza Wife

Danza married his first wife Rhonda Yeoman in 1970  having met in college. The couple together has two kids, a son, and a daughter. They later divorced in 1974. Danza married his second wife Tracy Robinson on 28 June 1986 and later divorced on 6 February 2013. They were blessed with two daughters.

Tony Danza Kids

Danza has four kids, three daughters, and one son. Marc Anthony Danza is his firstborn son (born 1971) and Gina Danza her elder daughter (born in 1983) from his ex-wife Rhonda “Yeoman” Ladanza. Her other two daughters are Katherine Danza (b. 1987) and Emily Danza (b. 1993), being her younger daughter.

Tony Danza Son

His son Marc Anthony Danza, appeared with him on Taxi in two episodes playing the role of  Brian Sims portraying a handicapped kid.

Tony Danza Judith Light

His co-star Judith light acted as Angela Robinson Bower in the “Who’s the Boss?” film who played as a divorced advertising executive.

Tony Danza Who’s The Boss

He is starring in the film, Who’s the Boss?, he played as an Italian-American retired major league baseball player who relocated to work as a live-in housekeeper for a divorced advertising executive.

Tony Danza Tapdance Extravaganza

The Danza Tapdance Extravaganza was an American mathcore band, from Murfreesboro, Tennessee which released four studio albums before being disbanding in 2012.

Tony Danza Taxi

In the American sitcom that originally aired on ABC from September 12, 1978, to May 6, 1982, and on NBC from September 30, 1982, to June 15, 1983 ” Taxi”, a TV series he starred in as Anthony Mark “Tony” Banta.

Tony Danza Teacher

Tony filmed A&E reality show Teach: Tony Danza during the 009-010 school year. At that time, he co-instructed a 10th grade English class at Northeast High School in Philadelphia. The show premiered on October 1, 2010. The book I’d Like to Apologize to Every Teacher I Ever Had: My Year as a Rookie Teacher at Northeast High, released in 2012 was based on Danza’s year of teaching.

Tony Danza Height

Danza stands at a height of 5ft 9 (175.3 cm).

Tony Danza Net Worth

Danza is an American actor, teacher, dancer, and former boxer who has an estimated net worth of $40 million dollars. His great work has landed him popular roles and has earned him an additional fortune to his pocket.

Tony Danza Song

  • Lewis Allan / Earl Robinson
  • That’s All feat. Artie Butler
    Alan Brandt / Bob Haymes
  • L-O-V-E feat. Artie Butler
    Milt Gabler / Bert Kaempfert
  • I’m Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter feat. Artie Butler
  • Fred E. Ahlert / Joe Young
  • I’ll Be Seeing You feat. Artie Butler
    Sammy Fain / Irving Kahal
  • God Bless America feat. Artie Butler
    Irving Berlin
  • Pennies from Heaven feat. Artie Butler
    Johnny Burke / Arthur Johnston

Tony Danza Movies and TV Shows

2018- 2001 Movies

  • 2018 The Good Cop
  • 2017 There’s… Johnny!
  • 2016 Broad City
  • 2016 Sebastian Says
  • 2010 Teach: Tony Danza
  • 2008 Rita Rocks
  • 2007 A Capitol Fourth
  • 2005 All My Children
  • 2004–2006 The Tony Danza Show
  • 2003 Stealing Christmas
  • 2001 Family Guy

1997- 2000 Movies

  • 2000–2002 Family Law
  • 2000 King of the Hill
  • 1998 The Garbage Picking Field Goal Kicking Philadelphia Phenomenon
  • The Practice
  •  Noah
  • A Capitol Fourth
  •  A Capitol Fourth
  • 1997–1998 The Tony Danza Show

1983- 1997 Movies

  • 1997 12 Angry Men Juror
  • 1996 North Shore Fish
  • 1995–1996 Hudson Street
  • 1995 Deadly Whispers
  • 1994 The Mighty Jungle
  • 1994 The Mighty Jungle
  • 1991–1992 Baby Talk
  • 1991 The Whereabouts of Jenny
  • 1978–1983 Taxi

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