Fans who know the story and experiences of Jerry Ferrara, the famed American actor, producer, director, and screenwriter will surely believe in fate. During his formative years, Jerry was a sports enthusiast and was already on the right track to becoming a sports analyst, but destiny came calling. A chance encounter with one of his teachers who inspired him to consider acting as a career made him widen his horizon and take a critical look at the possibility of becoming a success in the entertainment industry.
In addition to that, Jerry got another nudge from a talent agent who gave him the necessary encouragement to move to LA where he landed his first acting role in 1998.
Jerry Ferrara’s Biography & Age
Gerald ‘Jerry’ Ferrara was born on the 25th of November 1979 in Brooklyn, New York. The details of his biological father’s identity are not currently available but he grew up with his mother, Mariana Lautato and his stepfather, Mike Lautato.
The young entertainer attended both Abraham Lincoln High School and New Utrecht High School while growing up. After his high school graduation, Jerry Ferrara proceeded to City University New York, where he studied Theater. Inspired by one of his tutors, Jerry made the decision to pursue an acting career and when he heeded the advice of a talent agent to relocate to Los Angeles, luck smiled on him and he landed his debut acting role on the set of The King of Queens where he was cast in the role of Joey.
He has been active in the entertainment industry since 2000 and has amassed great wealth to show for his hard work and dedication.
The New York-born entertainer is currently married to Breanne Racano. The duo tied the knot on the 30th of June 2017. Though their union is relatively young, no rumors of separation or divorce have been heard from their end. The actor and his spouse currently reside in Los Angeles.
Height & Weight
The screenwriter/producer sports an average body build with his height listed as 163 cm which is equivalent to 5 feet 4 inches, but his body weight is yet to be listed. Other details about his body measurements are not presently available.
Other Facts About The Actor
1. New York Knicks Fan
Jerry Ferrara is a raving New York Knicks fan and his love for the basketball team is always on display. The actor is often seeing wearing a Knicks Jersey.
2. Net Worth
The actor’s current net worth has been pegged at an admirable $10 million by a reliable source. His wealth which is believed to have accrued from his career in the entertainment industry is expected to show some positive enhancement in the future as Jerry is still very much active in the entertainment industry.
Jerry also has a chain of restaurants in California known as “Fat Sal’s Deli”, which added a nice bump to his total net worth.
Jerry is a self-acclaimed homeboy who does not enjoy clubbing and nightlife, in general. His main hobby, which is video games, keeps him occupied at home at his leisure time. He is also an avid golf lover and loves to relax. He also enjoys a good game of baseball, football, and basketball.
As previously mentioned, Jerry is a sports fan who had the aspiration of becoming a sports analyst before he found himself in the acting career. Jerry Ferrara does not enjoy flying and so he doesn’t do much traveling.
4. Awards And Nominations
Although he has not been lucky to win any of the awards, the young entertainer was a nominee at the Screen Actors Guild Award of 2006 for Outstanding Performance for an Ensemble in a Comedy. He was also nominated in the same category for 2007 and 2008 respectively.
After receiving encouragement from a talent agent, Jerry Ferrara relocated to Los Angeles and in no time, he landed his debut role in The King of Queens. Shortly after, several other TV roles started to come his way.
The emerging actor was working in a Boston Market in Los Angeles when he was hired on the 2004 HBO show Entourage, where he played the character – “Turtle”. Jerry Ferrara also appeared as Joe Proctor on the hit TV show, Power.