Joe Mantegna
Joe Mantegna

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Name: Joe Mantegna
Occupation: Actor
Gender: Male
Height: 182 cm (5' 12'')
Birth Day: November 13, 1947
Age: 75
Birth Place: Chicago, United States
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio

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Height: 182 cm (5' 12'')
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Joe Mantegna

Joe Mantegna was born on November 13, 1947 in Chicago, United States (75 years old). Joe Mantegna is an Actor, zodiac sign: Scorpio. Find out Joe Mantegnanet worth 2020, salary 2020 detail bellow.


In 2011, he received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Net Worth

Net Worth 2020

$25 Million

Salary 2020

$130 Thousand Per Episode

Joe Mantegna Salary Detail

Joe Mantegna Salary
What is Joe Mantegna's salary per episode of Criminal Minds? $130,000

Mantegna, an Italian American and he was born in Chicago, Illinois on November 13, 1947, the son of Maryann, a shipping clerk, and Joseph Anthony Mantegna, Sr., who worked in insurance sales. Mantegna was raised Catholic. He graduated with a degree in acting from the Goodman School of Drama (the Theatre School at DePaul University) in 1970. He played bass in a band called The Apocryphal, which often played with another local group The Missing Links. The Missing Links went on to form the band Chicago. Mantegna made his acting debut in stage production of Hair in 1969. He received the Lifetime Achievement Award on April 26, 2004, at the Los Angeles Italian Film Festival. In June 2008 Joe was the keynote speaker at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. He received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on April 29, 2011, he is the 2,438th star to earn that honor. In his hometown of Cicero Illinois he was honored with a street sign that read Joe Mantegna Blvd, on the northeast corner of Austin Blvd and 25th St, which was the location of his high school. He married Arlene Vrhel on December 3, 1975. Arlene is the owner of Taste, Chicago a Chicago-themed restaurant located in Burbank, California.

Joe Mantegna Real Estate

Real Estate: In 1991, Joe purchased a home in LA's Toluca Lake suburb. This was his primary home for 30 years. He listed this home for sale in February 2020 for $4.15 million. In 2010 he bought a second home in nearby Studio City for $1.85 million. In 2017 he bought a home in the Hollywood Hills for $1.3 million.

Before Fame

He played bass in bands such as The Apocryphals and The Missing Links who later became known as the band Chicago.

Biography Timeline


Mantegna made his acting debut in the 1969 stage production of Hair and debuted on Broadway in Working (1978). He co-wrote Bleacher Bums, an award-winning play which was first performed at Chicago's Organic Theater Company, and was a member of its original cast. In the movie Xanadu (1980), he had a small role which was cut, although since his name is in the film's credits, Mantegna gets residuals for the film.


Mantegna married Arlene Vrhel on October 3, 1975. He said in an interview on The Talk that the 300th episode of Criminal Minds aired on October 3, 2018, their 43rd wedding anniversary, and he apologized during that interview for working on their anniversary.


Mantegna made his feature film debut in Medusa Challenger (1977). He played womanizing dentist Bruce Fleckstein in Compromising Positions (1985). He starred in an episode of The Twilight Zone in 1985 called Shelter Skelter. His other early film roles were supporting performances in The Money Pit (1986), Weeds (1987) and Suspect (1987).


In 1988, during the play Speed the Plow, Mantegna was stricken with Bell's Palsy. Although considered temporary, Mantegna still has persistent facial characteristics of the disease.


He also starred in the critically acclaimed movies House of Games (1987) and Things Change (1988), both written by Mamet. He and Things Change co-star Don Ameche received the Best Actor Award at the Venice Film Festival. In 1991, Mantegna starred in another Mamet story, the highly praised police thriller Homicide.


In 2002, Mantegna starred as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, Justice Joseph Novelli, on the CBS midseason replacement drama First Monday.


Mantegna received the Lifetime Achievement Award on April 26, 2004, at the Los Angeles Italian Film Festival.


Since 2006, he has co-narrated the National Memorial Day Concert on the Mall in Washington D.C. with Gary Sinise.


On August 11, 2007, Mantegna signed on to replace departing star Mandy Patinkin on the CBS crime drama Criminal Minds. Since season 9, he has directed several episodes as well.


On April 29, 2011, Mantegna received the 2,438th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in California. On June 6, 2011, Mantegna's hometown of Cicero, Illinois celebrated his body of work with an honorary street sign—Joe Mantegna Boulevard—on the northeast corner of Austin Boulevard and 25th Street, the location of his high school. In 2014, Mantegna received a star on the Italian Walk of Fame in Toronto. On May 3, 2017, the city of Chicago dedicated Joe Mantegna Way, a section of Armitage Avenue where Mantegna lived during his early acting days.


On April 4, 2015, Mantegna received a Lifetime Achievement Award for Film and Television from The Riverside International Film Festival. On May 22, 2015, Mantegna received the Saint Pio Award from the Saint Pio Foundation, in recognition of his outstanding contribution in being an extraordinary individual in "providing relief from suffering to those in need".


In 2016, he took part in an event at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art reading some of Gabriele Tinti's poems about Hercules.


Mantegna was born in November 13, 1947, in Chicago, Illinois to Italian American parents. His parents were Mary Ann (Novelli), a shipping clerk from Acquaviva delle Fonti, Apulia, Italy who died in 2017 at the age of 101, and Joseph Henry Mantegna, an insurance salesman from Calascibetta, Sicily who died in 1971 of tuberculosis.


They have two daughters: Mia and Gia. Arlene owned a Chicago-themed restaurant in Burbank, California, named Taste Chicago, which closed on March 22, 2019, for personal reasons. Mia, born 1987, is autistic and works as a make-up artist. She has also appeared with her father on KCAL-TV in support of Autism Awareness Month (April). Gina was born in 1990 and changed her name to Gia at age eighteen.

Family Life

Joe married Arlene Vrhel in 1975 and they have two children, Gia and Mia.

🎂 Upcoming Birthday

Currently, Joe Mantegna is 75 years, 0 months and 14 days old. Joe Mantegna will celebrate 76th birthday on a Monday 13th of November 2023. Below we countdown to Joe Mantegna upcoming birthday.


Recent Birthday Highlights

65th birthday - Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Happy Birthday, Joe Mantegna

Actor Joseph Anthony Mantegna, Jr., probably America’s greatest interpreter of the works of David Mamet, and a man who was present at the creation of one of the early nineties’ most irritating catch-phrases, turns 65 today. Also, Fat Tony. ...

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