Vincent D’Onofrio Biography

Vincent D’Onofrio is an American actor and producer, director and singer. He was born as Vincent Phillip D’Onofrio on June 30, 1959, in New York City, New York, USA. You may know D’Onofrio for his movies such as Dying Young (1991), Man in Black (1997) or Full Metal Jacket. The last one was directed by Stanley Kubrick in 1987. He played a mentally unbalanced recruit and this role was actually Vincent’s breakthrough role as a professional actor.

Vincent D’Onofrio Wife and Family

The actor has been in a happy marriage for years. Vincent D’Onofrio wife is a beautiful Dutch model Carin van der Donk. The happy couple has been in a marriage since March 22, 1997. Vincent and Carin dated for couple of years before they decided to tie the knot.

After two years of marriage, the couple welcomed their first child together. A son Luka D’Onofrio was born in 1999. However, Vincent has a daughter Leila George D’Onofrio with his former partner Gretta Sacchi so Luka was his second child. The couple shares mutual tender feelings. Nevertheless, their marriage has not been as perfect as it may look like.

Vincent D’Onofrio and his wife Carin van der Donk separated in the early 2000 due to the problems in their relationship. Yet, this wasn’t the end of their marriage. D’Onofrio and his wife reconciled later and decided to give their marriage a second chance. So they got back together and in 2008 had their second son, Elias Gene D’Onofrio. The couple has been married more than 20 years now. Despite some rumors about the crisis in their marriage, they seem happier than ever.


Vincent D’Onofrio and his wife Carin van der Donk

The family currently resides in a townhouse in the Gramercy Park in Manhattan, New York City.

As for his previous relationships, Vincent dated Australian actress Greta Scacchi from 1989 to 1993. Gretta is an actress and the two of them even appeared in a few movies together. Furthermore, Vincent was also in a relationship with American Actress Cameron Diaz for about a year in 1995.

How Much is Vincent D’Onofrio Net Worth and Income?

According to the most recent info, the famous actor and producer has a net worth of incredible 40 million US dollars. His estimated income per year is around $4 to $5 million.

Early Life and Family

Vincent D’Onofrio grew up as the youngest child in a family of three children. His mother Phyllis was a restaurant manager and his father Gene D’Onofrio was a theater production assistant and interior designer. So, young Vincent began helping his father in his community theatres. D’Onofrio has two older sisters. One of his sisters, Elizabeth D’Onofrio teaches acting in Asheville, North Carolina.


Vincent D’Onofrio

He attended Hialeah-Miami Lakes Senior High School where he received a formal education.

The actor studied at the Actors Studio and the American Stanislavski Theatre. Soon after a graduation he joined University of Colorado. While at University of Colorado, D’Onforio appeared in numerous theater productions.

Vincent D’Onofrio Movies and TV Series

Apart from already mentioned movies, D’Onorio’s other films include: Mystic Pizza (1988), J.F.K. (1991), The Player (1992), Ed Wood (1994), The Whole Wide World (1996), The Cell (2000), The Break-Up (2006) and Jurassic world (2015).


Jennifer Lopez and Vincent D’Onofrio in “The Cell”

The actor won an Emmy nomination for the guest role in Homicide: Life on the Street: The Subway in 1997.

In 2001 Vincent D’Onfrio took the role of Det. Robert Goren in the television series Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001). This role brought him his greatest public recognition. His character was based on Sherlock Holmes. However, Vincent’s character focused on psychology to identify the offenders.

Since 2015 he’s been playing Wilson Fisk, also known as Kingpin on popular Marvel/Netflix TV show Daredevil. In 2017 he appeared in a fantasy series Emerald City as Wizard of Oz.


Vincent D’Onofrio in “Law & Order: Criminal Intent”

Vincent D’Onofrio Height and Weight

According to his personal bio, the actor has a height of 1, 85 cm or 6 feet 1 inch. At the same time, he weighs 95 kg or 209 lbs. He has a light brown hair and dark brown eyes.

Ethnicity and Nationality

Vincent D’Onofrio is of white ethnicity and belongs to Italian descent. Regarding his nationality, Vincent D’Onofrio is an American. He was born in New York City, U.S.

Biography & Facts
Born: June 30 1959
Nationality: American
Ethnicity: White
Religion: N/A
Profession: Actor
Net Worth: $40 million
Salary: $4 to $5 million per year
Hair Color: Light Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Height: 185 cm or 6 feet 1 inches
Weight: 95 kg or 209 lbs
Married to: Carin van der Donk
Affair with: N/A
Children: Leila George – D’Onofrio Luka D’Onofrio – Elias Gene D’Onofrio
Birth Sign: Cancer
Education: Hialeah-Miami Lakes Senior High School / Actors Studio and the American Stanislavski Theatre / University of Colorado