Tony Danza Biography

Tony Danza was born as Anthony Salvatore Iadanza, is currently 71 years old actor, television personality, teacher, boxer, and a famous human being who has worked in various TV series including Taxi, and Who’s the Boss? His best filmography of all the years was Who’s the Boss?, which was nominated for an Emmy Award and Golden Globe Awards at least four times in total. Back in 1998, Mr. Anthony, Aka Danza won the People’s Choice Award for his new television series and the best performance on the sitcom The Tony Danza Show 1997. Along with this, he appeared in a few other films where he performed featured roles like The Hollywood Knights, Angels in the Outfield, Going Ape!, Don Jon, and Crash.

Early Life

Tony Danza was born on 21st April 1951 in Brooklyn, New York where he spent his whole life while growing up. He was born to his loving and caring parents named Anna Mary, who passed away in 1993, and Matthew Anthony “Matty” Iadanza, who passed away in 1983. Danza’s mother was a bookkeeper and his father was a waste collector. Danza had his ancestors from Campania, Italy, Pietrelcina, Benevento and his mother Anna was an immigrant from Campobello di Mazara in the Sicilian province of Trapani.

Also, he was brought up along with his younger brother named Matty Jr., who was born in 1954 and today is working as a Los Angeles restaurant owner. The nimble personality, Tony lived in East New York, Brooklyn until he was 14 years old. Thereafter, the family relocated to Malverne, New York, on Long Island, where he went to Malverne Senior High School and received the graduation degree in 1969. Also, he received a bachelor’s degree in history in 1972 from the University of Dubuque, where he got himself enrolled through the sports quota or after gaining a wrestling scholarship.

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Tony Danza Career

The famous TV personality and film star, Tony Danza, has appeared in dozens of films including various TV shows, where he performed throughout his long journey of professional career. He is famously known for his significant role in one of the best shows called Taxi (appeared back in 1978), where he worked alongside the actor Danny DeVito. Danza has also maintained his classic personality and the role which he maintained throughout his appearance in the sitcom Who’s the Boss? From 1984 to 1992. There in the show, he worked with the famous actress of her time named Alyssa Milano. Most recently in January 2022, Alyssa Milano spoke about the appearance of the possible sequel of the 1980s hit show “Who’s the Boss?” on Fox5.

The actress talked about the show and said that the cast was trying their best to work on “how the show will look like” after decades. The actress said that she is currently living in her seventies and the cast is working on how they want the show to appear on the screen again. Some of the most recent work of Mr. Danza included the famous Netflix series called The Good Cop which had its premiere back in 2018. In 2013, he worked in the major studio film Don Jon (the film that surrounds the life of a young man revolving around friends, family, & relatives where he develops the habit of watching pornography and later finds it difficult to get himself a good relationship).

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Tony Danza Biography

Real Name Anthony Salvatore Iadanza
Birth Date 21 April 1951
Age (as of 2022) 70 Years
Birth Place Brooklyn, New York, United States
Nationality American
Profession Actor
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Taurus

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 9” – in Centimeters – 175 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 72 kg  –  in Pounds –  159 lbs
Shoe Size 10 (U.S.)
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Dark Brown
Body Type Average


Father Matty Iadanza
Mother Anne Cammisa Iadanza
Brother Matty Danza Jr.


School Malverne Senior High School
College University of Dubuque

Relationship Status

Marital Status Divorced
Affair No
Is he Gay? No
Wife Tracy Robinson (m. 1986–2013)
Children Marc Anthony Danza, Gina Danza, Katherine Danza, Emily Danza

Personal Life

The famous New York personality has married twice in his life. He first exchanged the rituals of marriage with Rhonda Yeoman and maintained at least four years of relationship from 1970 through 1974. In between, the pair gave birth to their first child named Marc. Danza then married Tracy Robinson, with whom he maintained his marriage life from 1986 through 2013. In reality, the couple got separated in 2006 and filed for divorce later in March 2011.

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The divorce was finalized in February 2013. In between, the couple gave birth to two beautiful daughters. Back in 2008 Danza along with his first child, the son named Marc, co-authored a cookbook called Don’t fill up Antipasto. In one of his interviews, Danza told that he became a father at the age of 19 but being a grandfather is something different. This is because you may require them to perform and do everything for the kids to make them happy and feel lively.

Tony Danza Net Worth

Tony Danza is currently living in his early 70s. He possesses an estimated net worth of $40 million He is not only an actor by profession but also a boxer, which he maintained throughout his childhood before entering the entertainment industry.

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