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Mario Cantone Net Worth

Mario Cantone net worth is

$3 Million



Mario Cantone Wiki Biography

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.



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

Actor

Title Year Status Character
In Stereo 2015 John Resnick
Hindsight 2015 TV Series Simon
Toadalees 2014 TV Series Filth, Flarn & Gee
Fish N Chips: The Movie 2013 Fish (voice)
Dirty Movie 2011 The Director
A Mann’s World 2011 TV Movie Nicky
Goldberg – P.I. 2011 Bartender
Circus Maximus 2010 Romano
Sex and the City 2 2010 Anthony
Hostile Makeover 2009 TV Movie Leonardo
Killer Hair 2009 TV Movie Leonardo
Sex and the City 2008 Anthony Marentino
Men in Trees 2006-2008 TV Series Terri Romano
Staten Island 2007 Mr. Burton
Surf’s Up 2007 Mikey Abromowitz (voice)
Surf’s Up 2007 Video Game Mikey Abromowitz (voice)
Three Days to Vegas 2007 Chris
The Last Request 2006/I Mr. Oliver
Farce of the Penguins 2006 Sidney (voice)
Searching for Bobby D 2005 Casting Director
Mouthing Off: 51 Greatest Smartasses 2004 TV Series
Sex and the City 2000-2004 TV Series Anthony Marantino
Crooked Lines 2003 Cliff
Happy Hour 2003 Geoffrey
And She Was 2002 Mario
Pandora 2002/I Short Tech Support
Ed 2001 TV Series Scott Hayes
Mousehunt 1997 Zeppco Suit #1
Hardcore TV 1994 TV Series Raging Bullwinkle
Quiz Show 1994 Passerby
Who Do I Gotta Kill? 1994 Rico
NYPD Blue 1994 TV Series Bidder #1

Writer

Title Year Status Character
Mario Cantone: Laugh Whore 2005 TV Movie
Comedy Central Presents 1999 TV Series documentary writer – 1 episode

Music Department

Title Year Status Character
Mario Cantone: Laugh Whore 2005 TV Movie composer: additional music

Soundtrack

Title Year Status Character
The 58th Annual Tony Awards 2004 TV Special performer: “Everybody’s Got the Right”

Thanks

Title Year Status Character
Lidia Celebrates America 2012 TV Series documentary special thanks – 1 episode

Self

Title Year Status Character
Joy Behar’s Comics with Benefits 2012 TV Movie Himself
The Wendy Williams Show 2009-2012 TV Series Himself / Himself – Guest
Lidia Celebrates America 2012 TV Series documentary Himself – Special Guest (segment “Reggie & Anjali”)
Vine Talk 2011 TV Series Himself
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon 2010 TV Series Himself
Rachael Ray 2010 TV Series Himself
Comedy Central Roast of Joan Rivers 2009 TV Special Himself – Roaster
Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List 2005-2008 TV Series Himself
Live from the Red Carpet: Sex and the City 2008 TV Movie documentary Himself
Loose Women 2008 TV Series Himself
Sex and the City: The Party That Never Was 2008 Video documentary short Himself
The Making of ‘Sex and the City’ 2008 TV Movie documentary Himself
Howard Stern on Demand 2007 TV Series Himself
Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project 2007 Documentary Himself
Biography 2007 TV Series documentary
Jeopardy! 2006 TV Series Himself
After Hours with Daniel Boulud 2006 TV Series Himself
Celebrity Poker Showdown 2006 TV Series Himself
Nick at Nite’s Search for the Funniest Mom in America 2 2006 TV Movie Himself
Celebrity Food Fight 2006 TV Movie Himself
The Tony Danza Show 2005 TV Series Himself
Broadway Under the Stars 2005 TV Movie Himself
Howard Stern 2005 TV Series Himself
The 59th Annual Tony Awards 2005 TV Special Himself – Presenter: Best Book of a Musical & Nominee: Best Special Theatrical Event
Inside TV Land: Tickled Pink 2005 TV Movie documentary Himself
Mario Cantone: Laugh Whore 2005 TV Movie Himself
The Aristocrats 2005 Documentary Himself
Bar Mitzvah Bash! 2004 TV Movie Himself
Sex and the City: A Farewell 2004 TV Movie documentary Himself / Anthony
Working in the Theatre 2004 TV Series documentary Himself
The 58th Annual Tony Awards 2004 TV Special Himself – Performer
The Award Show Awards Show 2003 TV Special documentary Himself
Richard Pryor: I Ain’t Dead Yet, #*%$#@!! 2003 TV Special documentary Himself
Uncensored Comedy: That’s Not Funny! 2003 TV Movie documentary Himself
Hollywood Squares 2003 TV Series Himself
9th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 2003 TV Special Himself
Chappelle’s Show 2003 TV Series Himself
Reel Comedy 2003 TV Series Himself – Host
Comedy Central Roast of Denis Leary 2003 TV Movie Himself
Pyramid 2002 TV Series Himself
The Rosie O’Donnell Show 2001-2002 TV Series Himself
Molto Mario 2002 TV Series documentary Himself – Guest
Broadway on Broadway 2000 TV Movie Himself – Host
Late Show with David Letterman 2000 TV Series Himself
Comedy Central Presents 1999 TV Series documentary Himself
The 53rd Annual Tony Awards 1999 TV Special Himself – Presenter: Regional Theater Award
Comics Come Home 4 1998 TV Movie Himself
Premium Blend 1997 TV Series Himself – Stand-up Comedian
Late Night with Conan O’Brien 1995 TV Series Himself
HBO Comedy Showcase 1995 TV Series
Steampipe Alley 1987-1990 TV Series Angelo Antonelli Peter Pan Stephen King …
Beat Bobby Flay 2016 TV Series Himself – Judge / Mentor
The View 2004-2016 TV Series Himself / Himself – Guest Co-Host / Himself – Co-Host / …
Match Game 2016 TV Series Himself – Celebrity Panelist
The $100,000 Pyramid 2016 TV Series Himself – Celebrity Player
The Meredith Vieira Show 2015-2016 TV Series Himself – Guest Panelist / Himself / Himself – Panelist
Joan Rivers: Exit Laughing 2016 Documentary Himself
The Dr. Oz Show 2015 TV Series Himself – Comedian
The Broadway.com Show 2014 TV Series Himself
Four Courses with J.B. Smoove 2013 TV Series Himself
Gotham Comedy Live 2013 TV Series documentary Himself – Host

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