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Drea De Matteo Net Worth: How Rich is the Actress Actually?



Drea De Matteo Net Worth

Drea De Matteo is an American actress. She is best known for playing the role of Adriana La Cerva on HBO’s drama series “The Sopranos”. Drea is also recognized for appearing as Angie Bolen on ABC’s comedy-drama series “Desperate Housewives”. As of 2023, Drea De Matteo net worth is roughly around $10 million.

Full Name Andrea Donna de Matteo
Date of Birth January 19, 1972
Birthplace New York City
Profession Actress
Boyfriend Michael Devin
Net Worth $10 million

Early Life

Drea de Matteo was born on the 19th of January, 1972 in New York City. She was born to Albert and Donna. Her father was the owner and CEO of Avery Boardman and Carlyle. While her mom is a playwright who worked as a playwriting teacher at HB Studio. She grew up in a Catholic family and belongs to Italian descent.

Matteo completed her high school education at the Loyola School. Then, she attended the New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. She completed her University graduation in Fine Arts in film production. She initially wanted to become a film director, and eventually studied acting at the HB Studio.

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Drea started off her acting career in 1996 by appearing as Laurie Tuco in the detective drama series “Swift Justice”. She got her breakthrough role in 1999 after she was finalized for the character of Adriana La Cerva in the crime drama series “The Sopranos”. She received wide recognition and also earned many awards and nominations for her outstanding performance in the series. Drea received an Emmy award for Best Supporting Actress on Season 5 of the series in 2004.

Then, she played the role of Joey Tribbiani’s sister, Gina in Joey, which was a spin-off/sequel to Friends. She appeared in the series for two seasons until it was canceled in 2006. Following that, she portrayed the character of Wendy Case in the FX original series “Sons of Anarchy”. The first episodes of the series aired in September 2008. Afterward, she continuously made regular appearances in the TV series’ sixth season. Drea was eventually promoted to a regular for the 7th and final season.

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Then, she appeared as Angie Bolen, who was the mother of the Bolen family on the sixth season of ABC’s “Desperate Housewives. However, she ended her association with Desperate Housewives in 2010 at the Season 6 finale due to some personal reasons.

Drea made a guest appearance in Showtime’s comedy series “Californication” in 2012. Then, she appeared as Steve Wilde, who was the stepmother of the main character of the Fox comedy series, Running Wilde. She continued to impress with her incredible acting skills by starring as Det. Tess Nazario in NBC’s drama series “Shades of Blue”.

In addition to her various TV series appearances, she has been a part of several movies such as “Swordfish”, “The Perfect You”, “Deuces Wild”, and “Prey for Rock & Roll”. She also starred in the 2001 crime movie “R Xmas”, for which she earned some positive reviews. In March 2020, she started hosting a rewatch podcast of “The Sopranos”  along with Chris Kushner, which was called “Maude Women”. The podcast was later renamed “Ganster Goddess Broad-Cast” in July 2020.

Personal Life

Drea De Matteo started dating American musician, Shooter Jennings in 2001. The pair became engaged in June 2009 after she was proposed to by Jennings onstage during a show at the Stanley Theater in Utica, New York. Together, they have two kids, a son, Waylon Albert “Blackjack” and a daughter, Alabama Gypsyrose. The two never married and concluded their relationship without marrying.

Matteo is currently dating Whitesnake bass guitarist, Michael Devin. She became engaged to Devin in July 2015. Matteo had an apartment house in East Village, Manhattan, which she lost during a gas explosion and raging fire in March 2015.

Drea De Matteo Net Worth

Drea De Matteo’s personal wealth is estimated to be around $10 million as of 2022. Besides acting, she had opened a clothing store, Filth Mart in East Village with her then-boyfriend, Michael Sports. Nevertheless, the store is no longer operating as it was shut down by the couple in 2004.

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