Sylvester Stallone is one popular name in the Hollywood filming industry. He has been making a lot of films that are very interesting to watch. Most of the movies he made are action films. It is in this theme of movies where he became well-known. Aside from being a great actor in Hollywood, he is also a film director, movie producer, and screenwriter.
Net Worth: $400 million
Sources of Income: Sylvester Stallone gained huge amounts of money from his movies. In fact, his 2014 movie titled “The Expendables 3” made him acquire $15 million as his salary. In the year 2012, he earned $12 million as salary for his film “The Expendables 2”.
Full Name: Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone
Born: 6th July, 1946
Marital Status: In the year 1974, he got married to Sasha Czack, but they got divorced in the year 1985. On the same year, he got married again to Brigitte Nelsen and got divorced again in 1987. In 1997, he tied the knot with Jennifer Flavin and they are still happily married until now.
Height/Weight: He stands 5 feet and 9 inches, and weighs 84 kilograms.
Sylvester Stallone was raised in New York City, New York. He is the son of Jacqueline Labofish and Frank Stallone, Sr. His mother was a promoter of wrestling (women’s category), dancer, and an astrologer. On the other hand, his father is a beautician and hairdresser. In addition, his father has Italian descent. In fact, he was born and raised in Apulia, Italy. During the 1930’s he immigrated in the USA. His mother has French and Ukrainian descent. Just in case you do not know, he has a brother who is also an actor and musician. He is none other than Frank Stallone. When Sylvester Stallone’s mother was about to give birth, she suffered a lot. This was the main reason why her obstetrician made use of 2 forceps instead of one in order let him out from his mother’s womb. Because of this wrong medical usage, some parts of his face became paralyzed.
Sylvester Stallone’s Hollywood career started in the year 1970 when he starred in the feature film titled “The Party at Kitty and Stud’s”. For 2 days of work, he was paid $200. The truth is, he just accepted the offer of this soft core pornography movie because he needed to find a new home since he was evicted from his rented apartment. It was in the year 1976 when Stallone became phenomenal in the entire world. It was when he starred in the hit film series “Rocky”. For 10 Academy Awards, the film series, which he had written, was nominated such as Best Original Screenplay and Best Actor nominations. The film series clinched the awards for Best Film Editing, Best Directing, and Best Picture. After that great success in film, he was offered with another movie in the 1978, which was titled “Paradise Alley”. From that year up to now, Sylvester Stallone has been reaping great success in the Hollywood filming industry.