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From the Iconic 'Goodfellas' to Hit TV Show 'The Sopranos': Lorraine Bracco's Career and Net Worth

In 1990, Lorraine Bracco's breakthrough came with Martin Scorsese's "Goodfellas."
Cover Image Source: Actress Lorraine Bracco | Getty Images | Paul Zimmerman
Cover Image Source: Actress Lorraine Bracco | Getty Images | Paul Zimmerman
Name Lorraine Bracco
Net Worth $14 Million
Sources of Income Acting
Gender Female
Date of Birth Oct 2, 1954 
Age 69 years 
Nationality American
Profession Actor, model, producer, director

The popular American actress Lorraine Bracco is best known for her iconic role in the show, "The Sopranos," and has a $14 million net worth thanks to a sparkling career. She began her career as a model and appeared in Italian films during the 1980s, but stardom came to her with a role in the iconic Martin Scorsese gangster movie, "Goodfellas."

Lorraine Bracco | Getty Images | Arturo Holmes
Lorraine Bracco | Getty Images | Photo by Arturo Holmes

Acting had been Bracco's main source of income ever since the '80s, when she began her career by working as a DJ for Radio Luxembourg and appearing in the show, "Crime Story." Her first major role came with the 1986 film, "Camorra," followed by movies like "Someone to Watch Over Me," "The Pick-Up Artist," "Sea of Love," and more.

Bracco's other works include "Medicine Man," "Switch," "Traces of Red," and "Even Cowgirls Get the Blues." A decade after "Goodfellas", Bracco auditioned for crime series "The Sopranos," and bagged the role in 1999. She earned critical acclaim for her performance on the show and even won three consecutive Emmy Award nominations for it.

Cashing in on her success in showbiz, Bracco lanched her own wine collection called Bracco Wines, which gained recognition on Bravo's Top Chef Season 1 finale in 2006, where she was a guest judge. She continued to appear on TV with "Throwdown! with Bobby Flay" and "TNT's Rizzoli & Isles." Post-2016, she had recurring roles in "Dice" and "Blue Bloods."

In 2020, Bracco starred in "Jacir," delivering a powerful performance, and also featured in the HGTV series, "My Big Italian Adventure," showcasing the renovation of a 200-year-old house in Sambuca di Sicilia. More recently, she lent her voice to Sofia the Seagull in Robert Zemeckis' 2022 "Pinocchio" remake.

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Bracco grew up in the Bay Ridge neighborhood of Brooklyn alongside two siblings. Two years after graduating from high school, Braccio moved to France in the mid-70s to follow her passion for modeling. She stayed in France for the next decade and worked with Jean-Paul Gaultier. After taking acting lessons, she entered the showbiz in the 80s.

In 1979, Braccio married Frenchman Daniel Guerard, but the two called it quits in 1982. Together, they have a daughter named Margaux Guerard. She later started dating actor Harvey Keitel and they had a child in 1985. 


- Academy Awards, USA: Nominated for "Goodfellas" (1991)

- Chicago Film Critics Association Awards: Nominated for "Goodfellas" (1991)

- Primetime Emmy Awards: Nominated for "The Sopranos" (2007,2001, 2000)

- Screen Actors Guild Awards: Winner for "The Sopranos" (2008)

- Screen Actors Guild Awards: Nominated "The Sopranos" (2007, 2005)

-  Golden Globe Awards: Nominated for Best TV Actress in a Drama (2000, 2001, 2002)

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What was Lorraine Bracco's role in "Goodfellas"?

In the Martin Scorsese movie, "Goodfellas," Lorraine Bracco played the role of Karen.

Was Lorraine Bracco romantically linked to Harvey Keitel?

Yes, the actress was in a relationship with Harvey Keitel for twelve long years.

Which is Lorraine Bracco's most popular movie?

Bracco's most popular movie appearances include "Goodfellas," "Medicine Man," and "The Basketball Diaries" among others.