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Mario Cantone Net Worth, Biography & Wiki in 2017

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Mario Cantone net worth:
$3 Million

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Mario Cantone Net Worth, Wiki & Biography in 2017

Mario Cantone was born on 9 December 1959, in Stoneham, Massachusetts USA, of part-Italian descent, and is an actor, writer, and comedian, best known for appearing on numerous Comedy Central shows, most notably “Chappelle’s Show”. He was also part of “Sex and the City” playing the character Anthony Marentino. He is known for his fast paced comedic style, and does a lot of impressions in his routines. All of his efforts have helped put his net worth to where it is today.

How rich is Mario Cantone? As of early-2017, sources inform us of a net worth that is at $3 million, earned through success in his various endeavors, and as he continues his career, it is expected that his wealth will also continue to increase.

Mario Cantone Net Worth $3 million

Mario was already doing impressions at a young age. While at junior high school, he did his first impression of Julia Child during a talent show. He attended Stoneham High School, and would matriculate in 1978. He then attended Emerson College and would graduate in 1982.

One of his first career opportunities was hosting a children’s show entitled “Steampipe Alley”. The show aired on WWOR-TV and he would stay with the show for its entire run from 1988 to 1993. He then started doing stand-up comedy shows, increasing both his popularity and net worth. Soon he would do stand-up concerts, incorporating impressions of famous personalities such as Bruce Springsteen, Judy Garland, Bette Davis and Jim Morrison. He also does a lot of original songs in his shows.

For his acting career, he earned popularity and net worth when he was cast in “Sex in the City” as Anthony Marentino, the gay wedding planner of Charlotte York. He also acted on stage, mainly on Broadway, making his debut in 1995, and would become part of the Tony Award winning play “Love! Valour! Compassion”, in which he played Buzz. He also appeared in a revival of “The Tempest” alongside Patrick Stewart. Later, he was cast as Timon for “The Lion King”, but would eventually leave the project. In 2002, he created the one man show “An Evening with Mario Cantone”, and also starred in “The Violet Hour” as Gidger, which received mixed reviews. Two years later, Cantone was cast in the musical “Assassins” as Samuel Byck, which was postponed due to the September 11 attacks. His second one man show was “Laugh Whore” which received a Tony Award nomination. One of his latest projects is “A Room of My Own” which he has been working on since 2010.

Other projects Mario has been a part of include various Comedy Central roasts. He also has a segment in “Chappelle’s Show” called “Ask a Gay Dude”. He’s also done voice over work, mostly for advertisements of Sunsilk, but was also the voice of Mikey Abromowitz in the animated film “Surf’s Up”. He is a regular guest on “The View”, and has transitioned to a more regular role since 2014. In 2016, Cantone appeared in an episode of “The $100,000 Pyramid”, meantime as an aside, he was also a judge of the Miss America 2014 pageant.

For his personal life, it is known that Mario married Jerry Dixon in 2011; they had been together for 20 years prior to their marriage.


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Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
In Stereo2015John Resnick
Hindsight2015TV SeriesSimon
Toadalees2014TV SeriesFilth, Flarn & Gee
Fish N Chips: The Movie2013Fish (voice)
Dirty Movie2011The Director
A Mann's World2011TV MovieNicky
Goldberg - P.I.2011Bartender
Circus Maximus2010Romano
Sex and the City 22010Anthony
Hostile Makeover2009TV MovieLeonardo
Killer Hair2009TV MovieLeonardo
Sex and the City2008Anthony Marentino
Men in Trees2006-2008TV SeriesTerri Romano
Staten Island2007Mr. Burton
Surf's Up2007Mikey Abromowitz (voice)
Surf's Up2007Video GameMikey Abromowitz (voice)
Three Days to Vegas2007Chris
The Last Request2006/IMr. Oliver
Farce of the Penguins2006Sidney (voice)
Searching for Bobby D2005Casting Director
Mouthing Off: 51 Greatest Smartasses2004TV Series
Sex and the City2000-2004TV SeriesAnthony Marantino
Crooked Lines2003Cliff
Happy Hour2003Geoffrey
And She Was2002Mario
Pandora2002/IShortTech Support
Ed2001TV SeriesScott Hayes
Mousehunt1997Zeppco Suit #1
Hardcore TV1994TV SeriesRaging Bullwinkle
Quiz Show1994Passerby
Who Do I Gotta Kill?1994Rico
NYPD Blue1994TV SeriesBidder #1

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mario Cantone: Laugh Whore2005TV Movie
Comedy Central Presents1999TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mario Cantone: Laugh Whore2005TV Movie composer: additional music

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The 58th Annual Tony Awards2004TV Special performer: "Everybody's Got the Right"

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Lidia Celebrates America2012TV Series documentary special thanks - 1 episode

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Joy Behar's Comics with Benefits2012TV MovieHimself
The Wendy Williams Show2009-2012TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
Lidia Celebrates America2012TV Series documentaryHimself - Special Guest (segment "Reggie & Anjali")
Vine Talk2011TV SeriesHimself
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2010TV SeriesHimself
Rachael Ray2010TV SeriesHimself
Comedy Central Roast of Joan Rivers2009TV SpecialHimself - Roaster
Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List2005-2008TV SeriesHimself
Live from the Red Carpet: Sex and the City2008TV Movie documentaryHimself
Loose Women2008TV SeriesHimself
Sex and the City: The Party That Never Was2008Video documentary shortHimself
The Making of 'Sex and the City'2008TV Movie documentaryHimself
Howard Stern on Demand2007TV SeriesHimself
Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project2007DocumentaryHimself
Biography2007TV Series documentary
Jeopardy!2006TV SeriesHimself
After Hours with Daniel Boulud2006TV SeriesHimself
Celebrity Poker Showdown2006TV SeriesHimself
Nick at Nite's Search for the Funniest Mom in America 22006TV MovieHimself
Celebrity Food Fight2006TV MovieHimself
The Tony Danza Show2005TV SeriesHimself
Broadway Under the Stars2005TV MovieHimself
Howard Stern2005TV SeriesHimself
The 59th Annual Tony Awards2005TV SpecialHimself - Presenter: Best Book of a Musical & Nominee: Best Special Theatrical Event
Inside TV Land: Tickled Pink2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
Mario Cantone: Laugh Whore2005TV MovieHimself
The Aristocrats2005DocumentaryHimself
Bar Mitzvah Bash!2004TV MovieHimself
Sex and the City: A Farewell2004TV Movie documentaryHimself / Anthony
Working in the Theatre2004TV Series documentaryHimself
The 58th Annual Tony Awards2004TV SpecialHimself - Performer
The Award Show Awards Show2003TV Special documentaryHimself
Richard Pryor: I Ain't Dead Yet, #*%$#@!!2003TV Special documentaryHimself
Uncensored Comedy: That's Not Funny!2003TV Movie documentaryHimself
Hollywood Squares2003TV SeriesHimself
9th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2003TV SpecialHimself
Chappelle's Show2003TV SeriesHimself
Reel Comedy2003TV SeriesHimself - Host
Comedy Central Roast of Denis Leary2003TV MovieHimself
Pyramid2002TV SeriesHimself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show2001-2002TV SeriesHimself
Molto Mario2002TV Series documentaryHimself - Guest
Broadway on Broadway2000TV MovieHimself - Host
Late Show with David Letterman2000TV SeriesHimself
Comedy Central Presents1999TV Series documentaryHimself
The 53rd Annual Tony Awards1999TV SpecialHimself - Presenter: Regional Theater Award
Comics Come Home 41998TV MovieHimself
Premium Blend1997TV SeriesHimself - Stand-up Comedian
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1995TV SeriesHimself
HBO Comedy Showcase1995TV Series
Steampipe Alley1987-1990TV SeriesAngelo Antonelli Peter Pan Stephen King ...
Beat Bobby Flay2016TV SeriesHimself - Judge / Mentor
The View2004-2016TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest Co-Host / Himself - Co-Host / ...
Match Game2016TV SeriesHimself - Celebrity Panelist
The $100,000 Pyramid2016TV SeriesHimself - Celebrity Player
The Meredith Vieira Show2015-2016TV SeriesHimself - Guest Panelist / Himself / Himself - Panelist
Joan Rivers: Exit Laughing2016DocumentaryHimself
The Dr. Oz Show2015TV SeriesHimself - Comedian
The Broadway.com Show2014TV SeriesHimself
Four Courses with J.B. Smoove2013TV SeriesHimself
Gotham Comedy Live2013TV Series documentaryHimself - Host

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Gotham Comedy Live2013TV Series documentaryHimself - Comedian
Give It Up for Greg Giraldo2011TV Movie documentaryHimself
Ramones Raw2004DocumentaryHimself

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#Fact
1Kim Cattrall gave a Tony nomination party for him in 2005.
2Attended college with Denis Leary and Gina Gershon.
3His parents own Cantone's, an Italian restaurant in Boston.
4Attended Emerson College in Boston.
5Loves to do impressions of older stage and screen actresses such as Liza Minnelli.
6Often appears on the Opie & Anthony radio show syndicated nationwide.
7Stand-up comedian

#Quote
1[as judge, during Miss America 2014 telecast] It's overwhelming. I feel like I'm in some gay to straight conversion therapy right now!


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