Peter Scanavino is an American actor who achieved stardom with the role of NYPD Detective Dominick Carisi Jr. in the crime-drama series “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” (2013-2019), among numerous other roles he’s secured so far in his career.
So, are you eager to learn more about Peter Scanavino, from his earliest years to most recent career endeavors, including his personal life as well? If yes, then stay with us for the length of the article, as we cover the life and career of this popular actor.
Peter Scanavino was born on the 29th February 1980, in Denver, Colorado USA; he hasn’t shared much from his childhood, such as the names of his parents and their professions, and we have only found out that he has a brother, David Scanavino, who is now an artist. He also hasn’t shared much about his education, and all that is known is that he left his studies in order to focus entirely on his acting career. Furthermore, she also did an internship at a Michelin starred restaurant, but his infatuation with cooking didn’t last long.
Peter’s career began in the mid- 2000s, with the minor role of Travis in the TV crime-drama series “Johnny Zero”. He continued with minor roles in such series as “Third Watch”, and had his introduction to police procedural drama series “Law & Order” the same year he started his career, appearing in “Law & Order: Trial by Jury” as Rober t Hassel and as Johnny Feist in “Law & Order: Criminal Intent”. In 2006, Peter made his big screendebut, again with a minor role, this time in the horror thriller “Under Surveillance”, starring Eric Conley, Felissa Rose and Mark Love, while in 2008 he had a minor role in Marcel Langenegger’s crime-drama film “Deception”, with Ewan McGregor, Hugh Jackman and Michelle Williams as the stars of the film.
The same year, he also secured the role of Leon in the film “The Informers”, starring Billy Bob Thornton, Kim Basinger and Mickey Rourke.
Rise to Prominence
Gradually, Peter was becoming more popular and new roles were coming his way; in 2012 he featured in the Golden Globe Award-nominated romantic comedy-drama film “Frances Ha”, with Greta Gerwig, Mickey Sumner and Adam Driver in the lead roles, while the following year Peter secured the role of his career to date as Detective Dominick Carisi Jr. in the TV crime-drama series “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”.
Peter has featured in more than 115 episodes of the Golden Globe Award-winning series, which not only made him a star, but increased his wealth by a large margin. In addition to his long-running role, Peter has featured in several other shows, including the TV series “The Leftovers” (2014), and “Person of Interest” (2014), among others, all of which have contributed to his wealth.
Since he started his career, Peter has featured in more than 30 films and TV series, all of which have contributed to his wealth. Scanavino’s wealth is as high as $1 million.
— Peter Scanavino (@PeterScanavino) January 31, 2019
Undoubtedly, his wealth will increase in the upcoming years, assuming that he successfully continues his career.
Peter is one of those celebrities who tend to keep details of their personal lives hidden from the media; he lives far away from all the media buzz that celebrity status brings. Nevertheless, we have found out some interesting facts about him. Peter is a married man and his wife’s name is Lisha Bai, with whom he has two children, Ludo and Leo. The two have been married since 2nd July 2011.
Since starting his career, Peter has become quite popular on social media platforms, especially Instagram and Twitter. His official Instagram page has more than 110,000 followers, with whom he has shared his most recent career endeavors, including the newest episodes of “Law & Order”, while also sharing pictures showcasing time spent with his friends and colleagues, among numerous other posts.
Peter is also quite popular on Twitter, on which he has more than 60,000 loyal fans, and has also used his popularity to promote his career.
Peter is known for his dominant looks, as he stands tall at 6ft, equal to 1.83m, while his weight and vital statistics are currently unknown in the media. He has piercing blue eyes, and his hair is light brown. His height, has helped him in his career, especially with the role of the NYPD Detective, don’t you agree?