Gianni Russo Bio, Affair, Single, Net Worth, Ethnicity, Salary, Age, Nationality

(American Actor, Singer)

Relationship Facts of Gianni Russo

  • Gianni Russo is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

More about the relationship

Gianni Russo has not married yet so, possibly he is single.

However, he has been in a relationship with Dionne Warwick who is also an American singer, actress, and television host. The couple had together for 12 years.

Besides, he had also a close relationship with Marilyn Monroe who was also an American actress, singer, and model until her death in 1962.

Furthermore, he hasn’t introduced anyone as his girlfriend or lover, and also no information available regarding his past and present romantic relationship.

Who is Gianni Russo?

Gianni Russo is an American Actor and Singer. He is best known for his role as Carlo Rizzi in the 1972 film The Godfather.

Gianni Russo: Age, Parents, Siblings, Education

The actor was born on December 12, 1943, in Manhattan, New York City but raised in Little Italy. As of 2021, he is 78 years old. He holds an American nationality and belongs to the Italian ethnicity. His Zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

Gianni is very secretive regarding his personal life including his father, mother, and siblings so, no information available regarding them.

Also, information on his academics has not disclosed yet.

Gianni Russo: Professional life, Career

Before deciding to pursue acting and move to Hollywood, he involved in show-business, working in nightclubs and hotspots.

In 1972, he began his career as an actor and he got a role as Carlo Rizzi in the film, The Godfather. The film was the first to have a sequel that won the Best Picture Oscar. Since then, Gianni has remained busy as an actor, mostly playing assorted ‘wiseguys’ and Mafia types. He appeared again in ‘The Godfather Part II’ in 1974.

After reprising the Rizzi character, he went on to act in more than 46 movies such as Lepke (1975), The Four Deuces (1975), Laserblast (1978), Winter kills (1979), and more. Similarly, Russo appeared in Red Dragon (2002), a remake of Manhunter (1986), that used the novel’s original title.

In 2004, he released a CD called Reflections that pays homage to Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra. Furthermore, he published his memoir, Hollywood Godfather: My Life in the Movies and the Mob in 2019.

Rumors, Controversy

In 1988, Gianni Russo was in the news when he shot a man in a Las Vegas club and casino with his legal revolver because the man was troubling a female patron. As he shot him in defense so, he was not charged with murder.

In Gianni’s explosive memoir Hollywood Godfather: My life in the mob and movies, he revealed how Marilyn Monroe took his virginity when he was aged 15 and she was 33 years old after she summoned him into her bath.

Gianni Russo: Net Worth, Income

As of 2020, Gianni estimated net worth is around $4 million throughout his career as Actor and Singer.

Body Measurement: Height, Weight

The actor’s body measurement is unavailable. However, he seems tall in his stature and he has grey hair color and he has brown eyes color.

Moreover, no information available regarding his other body measurement.

Social Media

The actor is active on Instagram with the handle @realgiannirusso where he has over 7k followers. He has also a Facebook account with the handle @gianni.russo.169 where he has over 5k followers.

Furthermore, he is not active on other social media sites.


  • The actor was a Polio victim when he was a child.
  • He was a secret admirer of Victoria Gotti.
  • His films both The Godfather (1972) and The Godfather II (1974) won the Best Picture Academy Award.

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