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Take a Peek at Joe Mantegna’s Lavish Life and Insane Earnings!

By Harper Lee on December 6, 2022
Joe Mantegna’s Net Worth: Unveil the Luxurious Life of Criminal Minds’ Star

There have been rumors that Joe Mantegna had a stroke and died; however, the news is false, and following the story, fans want to learn more about the actor, including his net worth in 2022. The 75-year-old actor is one of the central cast of Criminals Minds and has been earning more than $3 million just from the series. Talking about where he resides, the actor's house alone costs around $1.3 million approximately.

Joseph Anthony Mantegna, aka Joe Mantegna, is an American actor, producer, writer, director, and voice actor born on  November 13, 1947, and currently in the highlights for Criminal Minds.  Mantegna began his career on stage at 22 in the Chicago production of the musical Hair.  The American actor is also described as a humble, down-to-earth person who seems to be friends with everyone he has ever met.

Joe was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, to Italian American parents. His mother's name is Mary Ann; she was a shipping clerk from Acquaviva Delle Fonti, Apulia, Italy while his father's name is Joseph Henry Mantegna; he was an insurance salesman from Calascibetta, Sicily. When Joseph was young, he used to play bass in a band called The Apocryphal. Later, he joined a local band called The Missing Links, which became The Chicago band. As of 2007, Mantegna was still close with the original Chicagoosis band members.

Talking about the marital status of Mantegna, he is married and has a wife. After dating for more than ten years, Mantegna married Arlene Vrhel on October 3, 1975. Before marriage, they first exchanged private, informal vows at the top of the Eiffel Tower. The couple is happily living with their two daughters; the elder daughter, Mia, was born in 1987, and the youngest,  Gina, in 1990. Both of their daughters are grown up, and Youngest one, Gina, is an actress who has been on the hit sitcom The Middle.

This week, Joe Mantegna's death shocked fans worldwide. In December 2022, a R.I.P. Joe Mantegna Facebook page gained over one million likes, fueling rumors of his death. However, on December 03, the actor's reps officially confirmed that Joe Mantegna was not dead and he had never had a stroke and was victimized by this hoax. Since then, people have been curious to know more about Joseph's fortune. Here's all about Joe Mantegna's net worth!

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Joe Mantegna’s Net Worth Earns More than $3 Million from Criminal Minds per Season!

As of 2022, all of Joe Mantegna's(@joemantegna) apartments, cars, and houses across the country add a net worth of $25 million. All his prominent roles since 1969 have helped him build up the fortune he has now. The Spanish bungalow that Joseph Anthony owns in the Hollywood Hills is his most valuable property.

Joseph started his career by playing for local bands. Mantegna is  probably best known for his role as Joey Zasa in the Francis Ford Coppola epic The Godfather Part III. Earlier in Mantegna's life, he gained fame through movies such as Three Amigos, which made $39.2 million, The Godfather Part III made $136.9 million, and Forget Paris earned $56 million at the box office.

Joe, the star of the long-running crime drama Criminal Minds, made his most recognization acting debut in a 1969 Chicago production of the musical Hair. He made his Broadway debut in Working in 1979. Mantegna started reading books on tape in 1984, and since 1991, he has put Fat Tony's words in his mouth on The Simpsons. Long ago, the incredible artist also worked with David Mamet for a long time, directing the Broadway premieres of A Life in the Theater, The Disappearance of the Jews, and Speed-the-Plow.

Mantegna has appeared in the short series First Monday, which has 7.5 ratings, and Joan of Arcadia, which has 7.1 ratings. He has also played the fictional detective Spenser from Robert B. Parker in three made-for-TV movies between 1999 and 2001. Joseph was awarded the Joseph Jefferson Award for his performance and was nominated for an Emmy Award for his roles in three different miniseries: The Rat Pack, The Last Don, and The Starter Wife.

The Criminal Minds star has also worked with Mamet on the Broadway debuts of A Life in the Theater, The Disappearance of the Jews, and Speed-the-Plow, and over the years, Joe has appeared in many Mamet's films, such as House of Games, Things Change, Homicide, and Redbelt. Joseph was the winner of the Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play for his role as Richard Roma in the first American production of Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright David Mamet's Glengarry Glen Ross.

The American actor loves to have vintage cars; he bought a 1947 Buick for $225 in 1967 while working for Cars 2 in Chicago. Mantegna also owns many apartments and houses in America. Joe bought his first house in Chicago and lives in Chicago, but due to his number of movies and TV roles, he seems the quintessential New Yorker. According to speculations, the artistic actor's house cost around $1.3 million approximately. Joe seems to love being in New York, as he stated;

I'm complimented by that. I love New York City and have very strong connections to it. I lived there for six years, and my youngest daughter was born there. It has been very good to me.

According to sources, Joe Mantegna's net worth in 2018 was $18,000,000, including his showbiz-pedigreed and Spanish bungalow in the Hollywood Hills. As of 2022, Joseph has a net worth of $25,000,000 gained due to his many important roles, and his wife of 47 years, Arlene Vrhel, owns the Burbank restaurant Taste Chicago. Mantegna has been working for Criminal Minds for a long time, earning a salary of $130,000 per episode, which averages out to more than $3,000,000 per season.