About Lorraine Bracco
It has been stated that the overall sum of Lorraine Bracco net worth reaches as high as 19 million dollars, according to the current calculations. Lorraine Bracco has earned her net worth mainly because of her appearances as an actress. Lorraine Bracco has appeared in a few TV series that made her well known, such as “The Sopranos”, where she portrayed the role of Dr. Jennifer Melfi. In 1990, she appeared in a film by Martin Scorsese called “Goodfellas”, where she was given the role of Karen Friedman Hill. For her work in this film, Lorraine Bracco got the nomination of the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.
Currently, the actress is appearing in the TV show called “Rizzoli & Isles” on the TNT network, where she is known as Angela Rizzoli. Thus, the show is also considered as one of the main sources of increasing the current sum of Lorraine Bracco net worth.
The actress was born in 1954 in Brooklyn, New York City. She was raised with her two siblings. Lorraine Bracco’s mother was English, who met her father during the Second World War. Her father was Italian.
Thus, Lorraine Bracco learned how to speak not only English, but also Italian and French.
In 1974, Lorraine Bracco moved to France, where she first worked as a model. Because of her work as a model, she was noticed and offered a part in the film called “Camorra”. Lorraine Bracco appeared in a few films of French language. In addition to that, she worked as a DJ to make ends meet. The films that made her well known include “Hackers”, “Someone to Watch Over Me”, “Medicine Man”, “Riding in Cars with Boys”, “Radio Flyer” and “The Basketball Diaries”. These films have also increased the total size of Lorraine Bracco net worth.
Lorraine Bracco got her biggest break when she appeared in the film called “Goodfellas”. In addition to being nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, Lorraine Bracco was also nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture. Furthermore, Lorraine Bracco became a winner of the Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress and the Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress.
In addition to her acting career, Lorraine Bracco has also become a businesswoman when she launched Bracco Wines in association of Straight-Up Brands LLC. In 2006, her wine line was featured in the final episode of the show called “Top Chef”. In addition, she appeared as a guest judge in some episodes of this show. Also, she was a guest judge on “Top Chef: All Stars”, in an episode which featured Italian food. Moreover, she appeared one more time as a guest judge in “Throwdown! with Bobby Flay”.
Lorraine Bracco became even more known when she appeared in the show called “The Sopranos”. For her work in the show, Lorraine Bracco was nominated for three Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series – in 1999, 2000 and 2001. Moreover, she was nominated for a Golden Globe award for Best TV Actress in a Drama three times, as well – in 2000, 2001 and 2002.