Steve Buscemi Net Worth

Net Worth$35 million
Date of Birth13 December 1957
Last Updated2020


Steve Buscemi Net Worth, how did the American actor, director, writer and former firefighter accumulate his wealth? Read on to find out more about Steve Buscemi Net Worth, his life and career.

Steve Buscemi Net Worth

Steve Buscemi Early Life

Steven Vincent Buscemi  is an American actor, director,  writer and former firefighter . Born 13 December 1957 New York City borough of Brooklyn to John and Dorothy Buscemi. He has three brothers. Buscemi was raised Catholic. The family moved to Valley Stream in Nassau County and Buscemi graduated in 1975 from Valley Stream Central High School along with classmate and future actress Patricia Charbonneau. In high school Buscemi wrestled for the varsity squad and participated in the drama troupe. Buscemi’s 1996 film Trees Lounge, in which he starred and served as screenwriter and director, is set in and was largely shot in his childhood village of Valley Stream. Buscemi briefly attended Nassau Community College before moving to Manhattan to enroll in the Lee Strasberg Institute.

Having taken a civil service test in 1976, Buscemi became a firefighter in New York City in 1980. He served in the FDNY’s Engine Co. 55 in Manhattan’s Little Italy for four years. After 9/11, Buscemi returned to Engine 55 and for several days worked 12-hour shifts alongside other firefighters to sift through the rubble of the World Trade Center. In 2003, at a union rally, he gave a speech supporting higher wages for firefighters. In 2014 he was appointed an Honorary Battalion Chief of the FDNY.

Steve Buscemi Career

He has starred in a number of successful movies, including Parting Glances (1986), New York Stories (1989), Mystery Train (1989), Reservoir Dogs (1992), Desperado (1995), Con Air (1997), Armageddon (1998), The Grey Zone (2001), Ghost World (2001), Big Fish (2003), and The Death of Stalin (2017). Buscemi is also known for his supporting roles in the Coen brothers’ films such as Miller’s Crossing (1990), Barton Fink (1991), The Hudsucker Proxy (1994), Fargo (1996), and The Big Lebowski (1998).

Buscemi has had lead voiceover roles in films including Monster House (2006), Charlotte’s Web (2006), Igor (2008) and The Boss Baby (2017). He portrayed the voice of Randall Boggs in the Monsters, Inc. film franchise, and Wayne the Werewolf in the Hotel Transylvania film franchise. From 2010 to 2014, Buscemi portrayed Enoch “Nucky” Thompson in the critically acclaimed series Boardwalk Empire, which earned him two Screen Actors Guild Awards, a Golden Globe and two nominations for an Emmy Award. He made his directorial film debut with Trees Lounge (1996), in which he also starred. Other films he has directed include Animal Factory (2000), Lonesome Jim (2005), and Interview (2007). Buscemi played the role of Pete Wittel in the tragicomedy web series Horace and Pete (2016).

Steve Buscemi Net Worth

As of today, Steve Buscemi Net Worth is $35 Million, Steve Buscemi Net Worth is acquired from his illustrious career behind the set.


Steve Buscemi is an American actor, director, writer and former firefighter, who have been largely successful in the performing arts for a very long time and has had many television contracts and appearances making it possible to amass such wealth at a young age.

As of 2020, Steve Buscemi  Net Worth is $35 Million.

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