Former American actress, Claudia Haro is popularly known for controversies and legal issues than her professional achievements. She came into the limelight after she was suspected for attempting two counts murder towards her ex-husband, Garrett Warren in 2000. She first pled no contest on the case but in 2005, it was proved that Haro was the one behind all the murder things and got arrested. She was charged with a 12-year sentence at the California Institution for Women in Corona, CA in 2012.
Early Life and Career of Claudia Haro
Claudia Haro was born as Claudia Martha Haro in the United States of America. She is a former actress best known for her work in New Nightmare (1994), With Honors (1994) and Casino (1995).
Haro is mostly recognized for her personal life than her professional career. She married twice. Her first husband Joe Pesci is an American actor, comedian, and singer whereas her second husband Garrett Warren is a movie stuntman and fight choreographer. He worked with celebrities like Jessica Alba, Jada Pinkett Smith, Casper Van Dien, Alexa Davalos and many more.
Claudia Haro's Net Worth
Claudia Haro was a former actress and as per some online sources, she has an estimated net worth of 12 million. She has appeared in a few Hollywood movies which did good business at the box-office and some of them are enlisted below;
1. New Nightmare (1994)
Budget= $8 million
Box-office Collection= $19.7 million
IMDb rating= 6.5 stars
Starring= Robert Englund, Heather Langenkamp, Miko Hughes, David Newsom
2. Casino (1995)
Budget= $50 million
Box-office Collection= $116.1 million
IMDb rating= 8.2 stars
Claudia Haro's Personal Life
Claudia Haro was married twice, she first married actor and comedian, Joe Pesci on September 7, 1988. The duo shares a daughter, Tiffany Pesci. However, the couple failed to handle their married life and divorced in 1992.
In 1998, Haro married film stuntman, Garrett Warren but same as her first marriage this one also ended on a sad note in 2000. The couple shares a daughter who was born in December 1999. She also dated Late Russell Armstrong for a year before their break up in 2004.
Controversy, Prison Sentence; Attempt To Murder Her Husband
In 2000, Claudia Haro former husband, Garrett Warren was attacked by a strange man on his rented California home. He was shot in the chest, neck, eye and left hip but the case languished for years.
However, in 2002, police found an unearthed pieces of napkin paper with directions to Warren’s house along with a photograph of him and possibly kill dates. After the incident, Haro was suspected for the mastermind behind the shooting and was brought down to the court but she pled no contest to two counts of attempted murder.
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Later, Police arrested a drug dealer and restaurant owner named Miguel Quiroz and found an envelope hidden beneath a spare tire inside the trunk of Quiroz’s Mercedes Benz and things started to unravel. In 2004, Quiroz admitted of being involved in the shooting and pointed his finger to Manuel Haro, his ex-employee and the younger brother of Claudia Haro.
In June 2005, Manuel agreed to plead guilty to conspiracy to commit murder and also revealed he was approached by his sister in February 2000 and they hired a hitman to kill Warren for $10K. He also told Haro didn't like the shared custody thing of their daughter, so, she wanted to end Warren's life in order to take the sole custody of her daughter.
In December 2005, Haro was finally arrested and charged with two counts of attempted murder and conspiracy to commit murder. She spent 23 months in jail before she posted the $1.25 million bail. In 2012, she was sentenced to 12 years and four months prison at California Institution for Women in Corona, CA.