52 years old actor Michael Imperioli is well known for his role in The Sopranos. The actor has been enjoying a happy marital life with Victoria Imperioli since 1995. The couple has three children together.
American actor Michael Imperioli is well-known for portraying Tony Soprano's protégé Christopher Moltisanti in the hit crime drama The Sopranos and Detective Ray Carling in sci-fi drama Life on Mars. He was much sought after actor in his prime due to his popularity with girls and handsomeness.
The handsome actor is currently in a happy marital relationship with his long-time girlfriend Victoria Chlebowski Imperioli. Let's find out the details of his relationship with Victoria and his career highlights.
Michael Imperioli's Marital Relationship With Victoria Imperioli
Michael Imperioli rose to popularity with the portrayal of narcissistic and impulsive young man Christopher Moltisanti in the hit crime drama The Sopranos. In his career, he has acted in about 50 films and 27 TV shows.
Aside from appearing as Christopher in The Sopranos, he also wrote the screenplay for few episodes of the series. His role in Old Boy as Chucky was also admired by his fans and critics.
Michael Imperioli as Christopher Moltisanti in The Sopranos
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The handsome actor is happily married to Victoria Chlebowski since 1995. His wife is a Russian born design enthusiast and an entrepreneur as well.
Michael and Victoria met each other at a local bar in the early 1990s. They haven't revealed much about how and when they met exactly. It is assumed that they dated each other for a brief period of time; until they realized they were meant for one another.
It is believed that Michael was busy with the shooting of his film at the time of their first encounter. The couple hasn't revealed much about their relationship and wedding.
Michael Imperioli with his wife Victoria Imperioli
After dating for a brief time, the couple decided to tie the knot in the year 1995. Since their marriage, they are enjoying strong and smooth life together. They have been married for more than 23 years now.
Apparently, they got married in a private ceremony in an undisclosed location, with few close friends and family members invited.
Michael and Victoria are enjoying the blissful marriage
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The couple still loves each other as deeply as they did during the initial days of their relationship. Despite being married for over two decades, the pair hasn't shown any sign of weakness and conflicts. Neither Michael nor Victoria have been in any relationship after their marriage.
Furthermore, they haven't compromised on anything and support each other in good times and bad times. They do not shy away from showing their love out in the public.
Lovebirds Michael and Victoria attending an event
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Michael is finding success in Hollywood with his films and tv projects. While Victoria is pursuing a successful career in interior designing with her design firm SVE New York. Victoria established her firm with her business partner Sonya Chang and enjoying success.
Prior to his wedding with Victoria, he was engaged to actress Lili Taylor. The reason behind them calling off their relationship is not known. At the moment, Lili is married to Nick Flynn since 2009 and they share one kid.
Michael Imperioli & Victoria Imperioli-Partners In Professional Life As Well
Michael and Victoria are often seen attending programs, events, awards shows together. They occasionally gush about their love and trust for each other in various interviews. The couple attended exclusive Thank You Tibet event in 2003.
Before living in Tribeca, the couple lived happily in their 1890s Victorian-era home in Santa Barbara, Calfornia, spanning 3,000 sq. feet. The home cost Michael a fortune of about $1.635 million in 2012. In March 2018, he listed his property for sale in the market.
An interior view of Imperioli family's renovated home in Tribeca
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The couple now lives in Tribeca in a refurbished 19th century home; with their three children. Their Tribhomehome was renovated by Victoria's firm. They call their home Casa Imperioli.
Michael Imperioli with his sons David and Vadim in a file photo
Michael and Victoria became parents of their sons David Imperioli and Vadim Imperioli. The couple also shares daughter Isabella Imperioli from Victoria's previous relationship. Their first child Vadim was born in 1997 and David second one born in 2001.
His son Vadim is an aspiring actor, comedian, and Youtuber. Vadim also acted in Oprah Winfrey's movie For One More Day with his father in 2007.
The hard-working couple also owned a bar called Ciel Rouge in Chelsea, Theatre called Studio Dante and classic arts, crafts, and architecture. The family is well-adept with traditional martial art Tae Kwon Do. The family often enjoys the vacations, adventure travel and festivals together.
Michael Imperioli: Quick Facts
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- Born as James Michael Imperioli to father Dan Imperioli and mother Claire Imperioli on March 26, 1966.
- He was born in Mount Vernon, New York, USA.
- His father was a bus driver and amateur actor, and his mother was an amateur actress.
- Attended Lincoln School in NMount Vernon, New York.
- His family moved to Brewster in 1977.
- Graduated from Brewster High School in 1983.
- Nominated for two Golden Globe Awards and five Emmy Awards for his performance as Christopher Moltisanti in The Sopranos series.
- Won one Emmy awards for his work in The Sopranos in 2004.
- Served as artistic director of his theatre Studio Dante.
- Served as lead singer/ guitarist for the rock band La Dolce Vita.
- He is an active member of The Jazz Foundation of America.
- He had his first on-camera role in a 1989 film called Alexa.
- He often played characters who shared his Italian-American background.
- His net worth is estimated to be $20 million.