David Caruso is an American actor who is best known for his award-winning performance in the TV series NYPD Blue. He has acted in various other TV shows and movies creating a niche fan base for himself. Some of his well-known movies are Proof of life and First Blood. Now let’s have a close look on David Caruso’s net worth in 2018.
David Caruso Early Life
David Caruso whose full name is David Stephen Caruso was born on 7th January 1956 in Forest Hills, USA. His parents are Joan and Charles Caruso. His father worked as an editor, and his mother worked as a librarian. His parents separated when he was quite young.
David Caruso did his schooling from Lady Queen School and later went to Molloy High School. After graduating from the Molloy high school, David worked as an usher in movie theatres.
David started his acting career by doing small roles in movies. He got his major break in the TV series NYPD and has since then acted in various movies and TV shows.
David Caruso started the websites LexiconDigital.tv and DavidCarusoTelevision.tv. He is also the owner of a clothing store.
David Caruso has been married three times. First, he married Cheri Maugans in 1979. Their marriage lasted five years. David then married Rachel Ticotin who is an actress. They together have a daughter. The couple separated after just three years of marriage.
David Caruso married a third time to Margaret Buckley. The couple divorced in 2007.
David also has two children from his previous relationship with Liza Marquez.
David Caruso Career
David Caruso started his acting career by doing supporting roles in various movies. Some movies of this time were First blood, An Officer and a Gentleman, Twins and China Girl.
After doing such roles for more than ten years, David landed his first major assignment in the TV series NYPD Blue. The role of a detective in the series brought him fame and accolades.
But David left the series too soon to explore a career in the film industry. Not achieving significant success there he turned back again to the TV. He appeared in the CBS drama Michael Hayes.
David got his movie break in 2000 in the film Proof of Life and went on to star in the movie Session 9.
He also appeared in the TV series CSI: Miami which went on for 10 seasons and was ranked as one of the most popular TV series.
Awards & Achievements
David Caruso is a dedicated actor who has won praise and recognition for his various roles. He is best known for his convincing portrayal of police officer characters on the TV screen.
David has won the Golden Globe award for the Best Actor for the NYPD Blue series. For the same series, he was nominated for the Emmy award for the outstanding lead actor.
In movies, David was nominated for the Blockbuster entertainment award. He won the award in the favourite supporting actor category for the movie Proof of Life.
Net Worth of David Caruso
David Caruso has earned a net worth of $35 million through his acting career in TV and movies. It is rumoured that he was paid to the tune of $375 thousand per episode as a TV actor. His movie Proof of Life grossed more than $62,000,000 worldwide. One of his earliest films First Blood made a whopping $125 million worldwide.
David Caruso is an actor who has been praised for his various roles on TV and in movies. Though his decision to leave his successful TV series NYPD Blue has been dubbed by many as the worst decision, he has been able to bound back and establishes himself as a popular actor through his another TV series CSI: Miami.