About Sylvester Stallone
We are talking about a New York Born actor, screenwriter, producer and director famous for playing the role of Rocky Balboa in the Rocky series (1976-2018) and also for making appearances in film series like Rambo films and The Expendables films.
Sylvester was born on 6th July, 1946 in Hell’s Kitchen, New York City, New York, United States to Jackie Stallone and Frank Stallone Sr. His father was a hairdresser and beautician by profession whereas mother was engaged in the work of promoter of women’s wrestling. He was the eldest son of the family with his younger brother Frank Stallone. He was 4 when he attended a tap dancing school and later witnessed his parent’s separation when he reached at age 9. He also has half-sister Tni D’Alto from his mother’s side. When he reached 16, he left out his school and did a job at beauty salon. After joining in acting he later completed his left study from University of Miami in 1999 graduating with Bachelor of Fine Arts.
He started up his acting career in 1970 starring in a soft core adult film, The Party at Kitty and Stud’s. He started playing in some minor roles in his early career until when John G. Avildsen recognised him for his self-written role of Rocky Balboa in 1976. The film was hit at the box office doing business of $225 million and further went for six more sequels. The film made entry in ten Academy Award nominations and made him the third man after Charlie Chaplin and Orson Welles to get nominated for two Academy Awards for same film. Some other film series like Rambo films (1982-2019) and The Expendables films (2010-2014) also brought him to limelight. He has also invested in other ventures such as a boxing promoting company “Tiger Eye Production” since 1980s and is associated with beverage company Sly Water as partner since 2006.
Recently, he with Braden Aftergood formed a film studio in March 2018 that is named as Balboa Productions serving as co-producer and is also starring in his upcoming movie, Rambo V: Last Blood (2019).
He got married thrice. His first marriage was with Sasha Czack with whom he became father of two sons; Sage Moonblood and Seargeoh. He later got divorced in 1985 and married with Brigitte Nielson the same year. Both soon ended up the relation just after two years and he moved on in another marriage with Jennifer Flavin becoming father of three daughters; Sophia, Sistene and Scarlet.
The net worth of the star is estimated to be around US$400 million as in year 2015.