Joseph Edward Penny Jr. is an American actor popular for his roles as Nick Ryder on the detective series Riptide from 1984 to 1986.
Joe Penny was born on June 24th, 1956 in Uxbridge, London. His birth sign Cancer. He was born to an American father and an Italian mother. He holds an American nationality and belongs to American- Italian ethnic background. Joe spent part of his early years in Marietta, Georgia before moving over to California with his mom after his parents got a divorce.
He has about seven direct siblings six of them are girls with only one brother. Similarly, h also has three half-siblings. Moving towards his educational background, he attended Marina High School in Huntington Beach, California. While in school days, he played basketball and football.
A career as an Actor
Before Penny moved on to acting, he did several odd jobs which included washing postal trucks, serving as a crew foreman, and washing dishes. Joe Penny began his career at the age of 21, after going through training under a Polish-born American film director, actor, and theatre practitioner, Lee Strasberg.
He appeared in minor roles before his major breakthrough came in 1984 when he starred in Riptide and subsequently in Jake and the Fatman.
Between 1977 and 2005, Joe has made guest appearances on several TV series and shows like Matt Houston, Touched by an Angel, The Gangster Chronicles, CSI, Flamingo Road, Tucker’s Witch, Boomtown, The Sopranos, Texas Ranger, 7th Heaven, Archie Bunker’s Place and much more.
Penny has remained active in the movie industry ever since making more important appearances in more highly rated films and TV series. He even joined the likes of the Lea Thompson mystery series Jane Doe in 2005. Joe has remained active in the industry ever since.
He starred on the Hallmark Channel mystery series Jane Doe in 2005, alongside Lea Thompson and Sam in 2016’s film The Last Night Inn.
What is the Net Worth and Salary of Joe Penny?
Joe Penny has earned a quite amount of sum through his career. His main source of income is a professional career and some ads. He also earned money from brand promotion in those days. He has a net worth of around $500 thousand.
Furthermore, he has not disclosed his salary. Joe is living a luxurious lifestyle with his family.
Who is Joe Penny Married to?
He is a married man. Joe married Cindy M. Penny in 2004. After being dating for a long time, the couple tied the knot in a private ceremony attended by family members and few friends. The couple is really very private, they are rarely seen in public except during red carpet events.
Although the couple is yet to have a child, they are very happy together as their marriage has been free of scandals, rumors of divorce, and extra-marital affairs.
Before he married Cindy, Penny was romantically linked to Melissa Gilbert but it turned out to be nothing more than the on-screen matchup. Penny and Melissa started dating in the year 1987 from the film crime drama – Blood Vows: The Story of a Mafia Wife.
Apart from Melissa, he also dated Kim Zimmer in The Disappearance of Vonnie, Kathleen Quinlan in The Operation, Jenny Robertson in The Danger of Love: The Carolyn Warmus Story, and Brittany Murphy in Double Jeopardy. Furthermore, there is not much information.
What is the Height of Joe Penny?
Joe Penny stands at a perfect height of 6 feet and his weight is 86 kg. He has a dark brown hair color with Blue-green eyes color.