Ray Romano - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 1, 2022

Ray Romano
Profession: Actor, Comedian, Writer
Best Known For: Everybody Loves Raymond (TV series)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $200 million

Personal Details

Born on : December 21, 1957 (age 65)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Raymond Albert Romano
Birth Place: Queens, New York, USA
Horoscope: Sagittarius
Father's Name: Albert Romano
Mother's Name: Lucie Romanoa
Siblings: 2

Richard Romano (brother)
Robert Romano (brother)

High School: Hillcrest High School
University: City University of New York, Queens College
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (Italian, French)
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: October 11, 1987
Wife's Name: Anna Romano
Children: 5

Alexandra Romano (daughter)
twin sons Matt Romano, Gregory Romano
Joseph Raymond Romano (son)
Matthew Romano (son)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.87 meter (6 feet 2 inch)
Weight: 75 kg (165.35 lb)
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Ray Romano?

Ray Romano is a well-known comedian, actor, and screenwriter famous for his role in Everybody Loves Raymond, The Irishman, Ice Age, etc.

Ray Romano with Everybody Loves Raymond cast (Image: IMDb)

Ray Romano – Bio, Age, Parents, Siblings

Ray Romano’s birth took place on December 21, 1957, in Queens, New York, USA. He was born Raymond Albert Romano to his mother Lucie Romano, a piano teacher, and his father Albert Romano, an engineer and real estate agent. 

He is not the only child of his parents and has two siblings- older brother Richard Romano (born in 1956), a sergeant with the NYPD, and Robert Romano, a second-grade teacher in NYC. Actor Larry Romano is not a relative of his although they share the same name.

Education, Ethnicity

For education, Ray Romano attended Hillcrest High School and after graduation in 1975, went on to study at City University of New York, Queens College. He graduated from the same with a degree in accounting.

His ethnicity includes Italian and French.

Ray Romano – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Ray Romano married his longtime girlfriend on 11 October 1987. He had met his wife Anna Romano (née Scarpulla) when both worked at the Williamsburg Savings Bank in 1982. He had asked the other two workers on a date before he asked Anna, who was the only one who said yes.

The couple has four children together- daughter Alexandra Romano (born 1990), twin sons Matt Romano and Gregory Romano (born 1993), and youngest son Joseph Raymond Romano (born February 16, 1998).

Currently, they are in a happy marriage without rumors of extra-marital affairs and divorce.

He also has a son named Matthew Romano.

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Ray Romano, Anna Romano (Image: Fabiosa)

Ray Romano – Career

Early Career

After completing his college education Romano worked for a short while as an accountant. Only in 1989 did he start his career as a stand-up comedian. That year he competed in the Johnnie Walker Comedy Search and in the following years competed in Star Search.

After appearances on Comedy Central, Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist, and Late Show with David Letterman, Romano became the star of his own show Everybody Loves Raymond in 1996. 

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Series, Films

Since then Ray Romano had had guest appearances in the TV series The King of Queens (1998-2005), Sesame Street (2002), The Knights of Prosperity (2007), Hannah Montana (2008), and a lead role in Men of a Certain Age (2009-2011), Vinyl (2016), Get Shorty (2017-present).

In movies, Romano has had supporting roles in Eulogy (2004), Ice Age (2009, 2012, 2016), The Irishman (2019), etc.

Ray Romano in The Irishman (Image: businessinsider)


In addition, Ray Romano is a screenwriter and producer of Everybody Loves Raymond. He is also a writer with three published books Everything and a Kite (1999), Raymie, Dickie and the Bean (2005), and Everybody Loves Raymond: Our Family Album (2004).


Ray Romano’s The Irishman co-stars include Kathrine Narducci, Jesse Plemons, Larry Romano, Jake Hoffman, Bobby Cannavale, etc.

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Ray Romano – Awards, Nominations

Over the years Ray Romano has been nominated for 3 American Comedy Awards (won all three), 16 Emmy Awards (won 3), 4 Screen Actors Guild, 2 Golden Globes, and 4 People's Choice Awards (won all 4), among others.

Ray Romano – Net Worth, Salary

His net worth has been estimated to be around $200 Million. He was one of the highest-paid actors in TV history earning $1.7 million per episode in 1996.

Ray Romano – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media, Ray Romano is absent from handles such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook but has an official website - rayromano.com.

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