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Edoardo Ponti was born on the 6th January 1973, in Geneva, Switzerland of Italian origin, and is a director, screenwriter, actor and film producer, probably best known for directing the films “Between Strangers” (2002), “Coming & Going” (2011), “Il Turno di Notte lo fanno le Stele” (2012) among others. Ponti has been active in the entertainment industry since 1998.

How much is the net worth of Edoardo Ponti? It has been reported by authoritative sources that the outright size of his wealth is as much as $5 million, as of the data presented in early 2017. Films are the major source of Ponti’s modest fortune.

Edoardo Ponti Net Worth $5 Million

To begin with, Ponti was raised in a family of celebrities, as he is the son of the famed producer Carlo Ponti and equally famed actress Sophia Loren. Edoardo made his acting debut at age 11 in the Maurizio Ponzi film “Aurora” (1984) cast with his mother. However, He graduated from the University of Southern California in 1994, earning a Bachelor’s degree in English literature and Creative Writing, and stayed on three years to earn a Master of Fine Artss degree in Directing and Film Production.

Concerning his professional career as a director, his debut was made in theatre producing and directing the play “The Lesson of Eugène Ionesco” in 1995. The following year, Ponti staged the trilogy “Griffin & Sabine” by Nick Bantock, then after being the personal assistant to Michelangelo Antonioni, Edoardo made his first short film – “Liv” (1998). He directed his first feature film “Between Strangers” in 2002 in which one of the protagonists is his mother, the premier of the film was at Toronto and Venice International Film Festivals, and won five Genie nominations. In addition, the director won the Award of Merit at the Los Angeles Italian Film Festival, and The Best First Time Filmmaker at the Newport Beach Film Festival, a good start to his net worth.

Edoardo is known as the director and writer of the romantic comedy film “Coming & Going” (2011) too, with stars Sasha Alexander, Fionnula Flanagan and Rhys Darby. The same year he released a short film – “Away We Stay” (2011) – then the Italian film “Il Turno di Notte lo fanno le stele” (2012). In 2012, Ponti created one of the main roles in the film “Madam Butterfly” directed by Michel Comte. Currently, the director is working on the film entitled “The Human Voice” based on the Jean Cocteau play of the same name, as well as on the feature film “Payment Deferred” based on Forester’s novel “Behind Her Smile”.

To conclude, all the aforementioned engagements have increased the total size of Edoardo Ponti net worth.

Finally, in the personal life of the director, Ponti has been married to actress Sasha Alexander since 2007, with whom he has a daughter Lucia Sofia born in 2006, and son Leonardo Fortunato who was born in 2010.

Quick Facts

Birth date: January 6, 1973
Birth place: Geneva, Switzerland
Profession:Film Director, Screenwriter, Actor, Film Producer
Education:University of Southern California, University of Southern California School of Cinema and Television
Nationality:Italian
Spouse:Sasha Alexander (m. 2007)
Children:Leonardo Fortunato Ponti, Lucia Sofia Ponti
Parents:Sophia Loren Carlo Ponti, Sr.
Siblings:Carlo Ponti, Alex Ponti, Guendalina Ponti
Awards:Capri Short Cut Award (2012), Special Silver Ribbon (2013 (2013), Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists), Achievement Award (2003 (2003), Newport Beach Film Festival), Jury Award (2013), Award of Merit at the Los Angeles Italian Film Festival, The Best First Time Filmmaker (Newport Beach Film Festival)
Nominations:Gold Hugo (2014 (2014), Chicago International Film Festival), German Independence Award - Best Short Film (2014 (2014), 2013), Prospettive Award (2012 (2012), Rome Film Fest), Jury Award (2014), Young Artist Award (1986)
Movies:“Griffin & Sabine” (1995), “Between Strangers” (2002), “Coming & Going” (2011), “Il Turno di Notte lo fanno le Stele” (2012), “Aurora” (1984), “The Lesson of Eugène Ionesco” (1996), “Liv” (1998)
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1His wife Sasha Alexander gave birth to their son Leonardo Fortunato Ponti in Geneva, Switzerland (20 December 2010).
2Married Sasha Alexander at the Russian Orthodox Church in Geneva, Switzerland (August 11, 2007).
3Fiancée Sasha Alexander gave birth to their first child, daughter Lucia Sofia, on May 12th 2006, in Geneva.
4Engaged to actress Sasha Alexander.
5Younger brother of former actor, now conductor Carlo Ponti Jr.; younger half-brother of producer Alex Ponti and lawyer Guendalina Ponti.
6Son of Carlo Ponti and Sophia Loren.


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Won Awards

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2013Special Silver RibbonItalian National Syndicate of Film JournalistsIl turno di notte lo fanno le stelle (2012)
2013Jury AwardTribeca Film FestivalBest Narrative ShortIl turno di notte lo fanno le stelle (2012)
2012Capri Short Cut AwardCapri, HollywoodIl turno di notte lo fanno le stelle (2012)
2003Achievement AwardNewport Beach Film FestivalSpecial Achievement First Time FilmmakerBetween Strangers (2002)

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014Gold HugoChicago International Film FestivalBest Short FilmVoce umana (2014)
2014German Independence Award - Best Short FilmOldenburg Film FestivalVoce umana (2014)
2014Jury AwardTribeca Film FestivalBest Narrative ShortVoce umana (2014)
2013German Independence Award - Best Short FilmOldenburg Film FestivalIl turno di notte lo fanno le stelle (2012)
2012Prospettive AwardRome Film FestBest Short FilmIl turno di notte lo fanno le stelle (2012)
1986Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Young Actor Starring in a Television Special or Mini-SeriesQualcosa di biondo (1984)


Filmography

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Voce umana2014Short
Il turno di notte lo fanno le stelle2012Short
Coming & Going2011
Away We Stay2010Short
Between Strangers2002
Liv1998Short

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Voce umana2014Short screenplay / writer
Coming & Going2011
Away We Stay2010Short based on an original story by / written by
Between Strangers2002written by
Liv1998Short writer

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sophia Loren on 'A Special Day'2015Video documentary short special thanks
Voce umana2014Short producer
Coming & Going2011producer

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Girl from Nagasaki2013Officer Pinkerton
Qualcosa di biondo1984TV MovieCiro

Editor

Editor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Away We Stay2010Short

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sophia Loren: Live from the TCM Classic Film Festival2016TV Movie documentaryHimself - Host
Karsh Is History2009TV Movie documentaryHimself
O Lucky Malcolm!2006DocumentaryHimself
The 52nd Annual Golden Globe Awards1995TV SpecialHimself - Audience Member

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