Sylvester Stallone is someone who does not need any kind of introduction. He is a well-known Hollywood star, screenwriter, producer, and also a famous director. His full name is Michael Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone, he was born on July 6, 1946, in Hell’s Kitchen, New York, NY.
After arriving in New York, he started his Hollywood career. During his struggling time, he faced a lot of problems and struggled a lot for the first role, which he got in the year 1974. So as I was saying, he got his first role or I should say co-star role Stanley Rosiello in an American drama movie The Lords of Flatbush.
He was the third (3rd) Hollywood actor who was nominated for two Academy Awards in the year 1977. He was nominated for best actor and for the best original screenplay.
In the NFR ( National Film Registry ), his movie rocky was introduced. The props of this movie were stored in the Smithsonian Museum.
From the mid-1980s through to the late 1990s, Sylvester Stallone was on the way to becoming one of the highest-paid actors in Hollywood, but due to some panned criticism, he could not have achieved the mark.
in the year 2000, people saw a big decline in Stallone’s popularity. But as we all know from the movie rocky that he is a fighter. He did not give up and come back with two blockbusters a new Rocky series part and a new part of the Rambo series.
Sylvester Stallone Overview
Michael Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone
Date Of Birth
July 6, 1946
Place Of Birth
Hell's Kitchen, New York, NY
5 feet 10 inches
83.9 - 88.5 kg/185 - 195lbs
American Actor, Vocie Actor, Screenwriter, Film Actor, Movie Producer, Director, TV Producer
Sasha Czack ( m. 1974; div. 1985) Brigitte Nielsen ( m. 1985; div. 1987) Jennifer Flavin ( m. 1997)
Sylvester Stallone: Early Life
Sylvester Stallone was born in Hell’s Kitchen, New York, NY on July 6, 1946. Sylvester Stallone’s full name was Michael Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone. He was an elder son of Francesco “Frank” Stallone ( Stallone’s Dad ) who was a hairdresser and beautician and his mother Jacqueline “Jackie” Stallone was a dancer, astrologer. She was also involved in promoting women’s wrestling.
He also has a younger brother who is a musician and also an actor, his name is Frank Stallone. Stallone’s father was from Italy, he was born in Gioia del Colle, Italy. But in the year 1930, he moved from Italy to the United States of America.
Many people have this question of why Stallone has some problem with his face. During the birth of Sylvester, labor forced her mother to use two pairs of forceps, and due to the misuse of forceps, a nerve was accidentally destroyed. Which caused paralysis in the lower left side of Stallone’s face. But all this tragedy gave a signature look to Stallone’s dialogues and speeches.
Sylvester Stallone Career
At the very start of his film career, Sylvester played some uncredited roles like a restaurant customer in the movie Downhill Racer, which was a sports drama movie released in 1969. If you go and watch the movie now, you can find him sitting at a table that was close to Camilla Sparv & Robert Redford.
In the year 1970, he played his first-ever starring role in the movie The Party at Kitty and Stud’s. It was a softcore pornography movie. After working for two in the movie, he received a check for $200.
After the movie The Party at Kitty and Stud’s, Sylvester also worked in many things, and later on, he moved to New York City.
After moving, he rented out an apartment and his GF ( GirlFriend ) Sasha Czack became his flatmate. She was very supportive, she worked as a waitress to give some support Stallone financially. During the tough times of his career, Sylvester did many odd jobs like zoo cleaner, movie theater usher, etc.
Till the year 1975, he struggled a lot to get a big role in the Hollywood industry. But after some time of struggle, he finally signed his life-changing movie “Rocky”. It was a sports drama, which was based on a struggling boxer whose name was Rocky Balboa. He fought Apollo Creed in the movie to become a heavyweight champion. The movie was released in the year 1976 and became a global hit.
Social Media & Net worth
When Sylvester was going through the tough time he never thought that after like five decades he will be one of the highest-paid actors and also screenwriters. If we talk about the current net worth of Sylvester Stallone, then aѕ оf 2020, his net worth is more than $480 million.
There are many movies that earned a decent amount of money for Sylvester. Тhе Rосkу Frаnсhіѕе, Еѕсаре Рlаn, and Тhе Ехреndаblеѕ Frаnсhіѕе made him $35 mіllіоn, Јudgе Drеdd $15 mіllіоn, Drіvеn mаkіng $20 mіllіоn, and more.
Now talking about the social handles of Sylvester, then he has more than 12 million followers on Instagram. On Facebook he has more than 10 million followers, he is also available on Twitter and he has more than 2.9 million followers.
Sylvester Stallone Personal Life
Tiil this day, Sylvester Stallone has been married three times. In the year 1974, he married his girlfriend named Sasha Czack. Later on, they had two beautiful children, Sage Moonblood Stallone and Seargeoh Stallone. His first child Sage Moonblood Stallone, unfortunately, died at the age of 36. She was suffering from heart disease and in the year 2012, she died.
At an early age, his second child Seargeoh Stallone was diagnosed with autism. On February 14, 1985, he gave divorce to his girlfriend Sasha Czack. After a few months, he married to Brigitte Nielsen. She was a model and actress. They married on December 15, 1985, in Beverly Hills, California. their relationship last for like 2 years from 1985 to 1987.
After the divorce, Stallone married Jennifer Flavin in the year 1997. He has three beautiful daughters Sistine, Sophia, and Scarlet from Jennifer Flavin. At the 74th Golden Globe Awards, Stallone’s daughters Sistine, Sophia, and Scarlet were decided to share the role of GGA ( Golden Globe Ambassador ).