Lorraine Bracco is an American film and television actress kenned distinctly for her husky voice and Brooklyn accent.
To name a few of her accolades, the New York City-born was nominated for an Academy Award, four Emmy Awards, four Golden Globe Awards, and three Screen Actors Guild Awards. She is forever loved for playing the wife of mob associate Henry Hill, in Goodfellas, and Jennifer Melfi, the psychiatrist of Tony Soprano, in the HBO series The Sopranos, among others.
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Biography — Age, Parents, Siblings
Lorraine Bracco turned 66 years of age on 2nd October in 2020.
Both her parents Eileen Bracco and Salvatore Bracco, Sr. died the same year in 2010, within a gap of nine days. Although they knew it was coming (the folks had been very sick) the grief hit the family hard, especially Lorraine who suffered other miseries in life parallelly.
The Bracco parents had many stories to tell their kids as long as they were alive. Lorraine’s father was of Italian descent and her mother was born in England with French ancestry. They met during World War II and Eileen, the mother, came to the United States as a war bride.
For siblings, Lorraine has a sister with the name Elizabeth Bracco. Elizabeth is the actress playing Marie Spatafore, the wife of Vito Spatafore, on the HBO TV series The Sopranos. They have a brother named Salvatore, Jr.
Plastic Surgery, Height, Weight
During the August 2018 interview with US WORLD HERALD, Lorraine admitted to having undergone some of the “greatest plastic surgery ever”. She said she had mini liposuction and also that it made a huge difference in her appearance. “It took away those huge jowl things. I am very happy with that”, she opened up.
During the one-on-one, she also talked about losing 35 pounds of weight over the course of a year.
In the meantime, Lorraine who was voted the “ugliest girl in the 6th grade” splendidly stands at a height of 5 feet and 8 inches (1.73 meters).
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How Much Is Lorraine Bracco Net Worth?
celebritynetworth.com in 2010 reported that Lorraine Bracco boasted a whopping net worth of $24 million.
Later, she suffered she severely lost her momentum losing all her money and position she had secured with such hard works. In spite of her resume full of a string of box office bombs, she was not cast anymore.
Be that as it may, she not long ago updated that she overcame the financial mishap she once faced. The detail to which she did not spill though.
Lorraine Bracco Husbands, Divorces, Kids
Lorraine Bracco has been married and divorced twice. The stunner voicing Dr. Janet in the BoJack Horseman married Frenchman Daniel Guerard in 1979. They welcomed a daughter and now actress Margaux Guerard, and parted ways as they divorced in 1982.
Then, the Shotokan Karate practitioner met actor Harvey Keitel while she was living in Paris. He was her boyfriend for 12 long years. Although they never exchanged wedding vows. They have one daughter, Stella Keitel (born in 1985).
Lorraine and the Taxi Driver star fought a lengthy hellish custody battle over their only kid Stella. This, unfortunately, ended with Lorraine getting depression. She lost all the acting roles coming to her and also faced a loss of $2 million in legal fees. There were rumors that Lorraine was basically “blacklisted” because of her problems with Keitel.
Eventually, sometime in 1994, she got married again. Her husband no. 2 is an actor, director, producer, and activist. Edward James Olmos. They divorced in 2002 and the next year Lorraine met her seemingly forever lover.
Who Is Lorraine Bracco Boyfriend?
At the time of this writing, Lorraine Bracco continued being committed to her long-time boyfriend Jason Cipolla. Jason who is much younger than her is, however, by some years older than her daughters from previous relationships.
About the age gap, she had said, “I was more intimidated than Jason because of the age difference. I was like ‘Oh my God! What am I doing?
Reportedly, they met way back in 2003, when Lorraine was working on an exciting new venture, i.e. her Italian wine label, Bracco Wines. Shortly, they started dating.
Several media outlets out there also claimed Lorraine now lived an emotionally and financially secure life with her daughters and boyfriend.
Herself, the Blue Bloods actress admitted that life after Jason has been fun and, “the kids are good, things are good. I’ve paid off all my bills. And I feel like a kid.” (She is referring to bankruptcy after that followed after her split with actor Edward James Olmos.)
While people have their own made-up speculations on how Jason could even be her husband no. 3, the core of the matter is yet to follow.
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Last modified: October 31, 2020