Drea de Matteo Net Worth

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What is the net worth of Drea de Matteo?

Drea de Matteo is an American television actress who has a net worth of $10 million. Drea de Matteo has starred in a number of hit television series, including “The Sopranos” (for which she won an Emmy), “Desperate Housewives,” “Joey” and “Sons of Anarchy.” She has also played leading or supporting roles in films such as ‘Swordfish’, ‘Prey for Rock and Roll’ and ‘Assault on Precinct 13’.


De Matteo was born on January 19, 1972 in the Queens borough of New York City. She is of Italian descent and was raised in a Roman Catholic household and has two brothers, Darren and Joe. Her father, Albert, was a furniture maker and owner and CEO of Avery Boardman and Carlyle, a custom furniture store in New York. Her mother, Donna, was a playwright who was also a faculty member at HB Studio, a non-profit performing arts training center, as a drama teacher.

De Matteo attended Loyola School for high school, a Jesuit coeducational school on the Upper East Side of New York City. He then enrolled at New York University with the intention of becoming a film director. She earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Film Production from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts while studying acting at HB Studio.

While trying to pursue acting after graduation, de Matteo opened a clothing store in the city’s East Village called Filth Mart in 1997. The store sold vintage and rock-inspired designs and was the brain child of de Matteo de then. boyfriend and some of his friends, all of whom work as clothing buyers at various vintage stores in New York. De Matteo also worked as a designer for the store, creating his own line of custom T-shirts that were sold in the store and featured in a number of fashion publications such as Elle. The store was initially successful, but later closed in 2004.


After finishing school, de Matteo landed a number of minor roles in both television and film. She had a small role in the 1999 film Meet Prince Charming as well as a role in Swift Justice in 1996.

Her breakthrough role came in 1999 when she was cast in “The Sopranos” as the lead character Adriana La Cerva. Her performance was critically acclaimed and she was recognized with a number of Screen Actors Guild Award nominations and Golden Globe nominations. Additionally, she won an Emmy Award for Best Supporting Actress, a Gracie Allen Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award. “The Sopranos” ran until 2006 and was the pinnacle of de Matteo’s public success. She was included on Maxim’s Hot 100 Women in both 2001 and 2002.

During the final seasons of “The Sopranos,” de Matteo was cast in “Joey,” the “Friends” spin-off starring Matt LeBlanc. She played Joey Tribbiani’s sister Gina for the two seasons of the show before it was canceled. She also had a number of film roles while starring in ‘The Sopranos’ including ‘Deuces Wild’, ‘The Perfect You’ and ‘Prey for Rock & Roll’. In 2001, she starred in the film ‘R Xmas’ to win the New York International Independent Film and Video Festival Award for Best Actress.

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She also landed a recurring role on the popular FX original series, Sons of Anarchy, which premiered in 2008 and ran for seven seasons. She appeared regularly on the series and was promoted to a main cast member during the show’s final season.

De Matteo also starred as Angie Bolen in the sixth season of the popular ABC show Desperate Housewives. She left the show after the 2010 season finale for personal reasons.

Since then, she has gone on to land one-off and recurring roles on television series such as Agents of SHIELD, The Mindy Project, The Making of the Mob: New York, Shades of Blue, and A Million small things.” Her other film projects include ‘Lake City’, ‘Free Ride’, ‘New York, I Love You’, ‘Dark Places’ and ‘Sex, Death and Bowling’.

Personal life

De Matteo dated Michael Sportes for a number of years in the late 1990s. They were partners in opening their clothing store, Filth, before later splitting up.

In 2001, de Matteo began dating Shooter Jennings music. They dated for several years before Jennings proposed to de Matteo on stage at the Stanley Theater in 2009. Although the couple never officially married, they remained in a relationship together and had two children, a daughter . , Alabama, in 2007 and a son, Waylon, in 2011. The couple then separated before de Matteo began dating Michael Devin, bassist for the rock band Whitesnake. The couple got engaged in 2015.

In March 2015, de Matteo was one of dozens of other residents who lost their East Village apartment after a gas explosion led to a large fire. She lost all her possessions besides the residence, which had been her home for 22 years.

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