American Saturn Award- winning actor, Vincent D'Onofrio is a widely recognized as writer and producer. He is best known for portraying Leonard Lawrence in the action movie Full Metal Jacket, Wilson Fisk in the Netflix series Daredevil, Edgar/the Bug in Men in Black, and Vic Hoskins in Jurassic World. He is also popular by his nickname The Human Chameleon and Coffey. Vincent D'Onofrio is a married man and currently married to the beautiful Dutch model Carin van der Donk. The pair has three children together.
Early Life And Education of Vincent D'Onofrio
Vincent Phillip D’Onofrio now famous as Vincent D’Onofrio was born on June 30, 1959, in Brooklyn, New York City, the United States. He belongs to Italian ethnicity.
His father, Gennaro D’Onofrio is an interior designer and theater production assistant, while his mother, Phyllis D’Onofrio is a restaurant manager.
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Vincent has a brother, Antoinette D’Onofrio and a sister, Elizabeth D’Onofrio, now an actress and drama coach based in Fort Myers Beach, Florida.
His parents separated when he was still a kid; his mother later married George Meyer and moved to Hialeah, Florida.
Vincent, a shy boy who spent a lot of time in his room and later became intrigued by magic and learned tricks from Cuban entertainer who runs a magic shop.
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As a teen, he became interested in acting and worked backstage in several community theaters owned by his step-father. He attended Hialeah-Miami Lakes Senior High School and later enrolled at the University of Colorado.
Vincent D'Onofrio Career
In early days of his acting career, he was involved with small community theater productions and appeared in big stage shows such as Of Mice and Men and Sexual Perversity in Chicago. D'Onofrio made career debut in 1983 and portrayed Lobotomy in the Troma movie The First Turn-On!.
In 1987, his biggest breakthrough came with the movie Full Metal Jacket which won hima a nomination for “New York Film Critics Circle Award for "Best Supporting Actor” for his performance.
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In 1993, he played Joseph Santangelo in Household Saints and won the “Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead nominee. In 1996, he first worked in a movie The Whole Wide World as a producer.
He has also appeared in a number of television movies since then; he is working as a successful actor, director, and producer in the industry.
In 2009, Vincent made his musical debut, mimicking country singer George Geronimo Gerkie at Joe’s Pub in New York City.
Vincent D'Onofrio Personal Life
In the early 1990s, immensely talented singer D’Onofrio had an affair with actress Greta Scacchi for several years. The pair together has an adorable daughter named Leila George D’Onofrio. But their relation couldn't last and separated.
In 1997, the actor married Dutch model Carin van der Donk and after two years she gave birth to his son Luka D’Onofrio. In the mid-2000s D’Onofrio and Donk took a break from their marriage, but later reunited and had a second son, Elias Gene D’Onofrio in 2008.
Currently, he and his family reside in a townhouse in the Gramercy Park neighborhood of Manhattan.
There are no rumors about his extra-marital affair at the recent time. Some sources claim that Vincent's relationship with the wife is not going well, but nothing has been revealed yet.
Vincent D'Onofrio Net Worth
Vincent is a high paid actor of Hollywood film industry, and as of 2017, his current estimated net worth is to be around $40 million.
Vincent D'Onofrio Affairs
Affair with Greta Scacchi
Vincent was in love affair with her longtime girlfriend Greta Scacchi but their relation couldn't last long.