Mario Cantone Height, Weight, Age, Spouse, Facts, Biography

Mario Cantone Height, Weight, Age, Spouse, Facts, Biography
Mario Cantone Quick Info
Height 5 ft 5½ in
Weight 60 kg
Date of Birth December 9, 1959
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Spouse Jerry Dixon

Mario Cantone is an American comedian, actor, singer, and writer who played the fan-favorite role of wedding planner Anthony Marentino in HBO’s S** and the City (2000-2004). He has more than 100k followers on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter each.

Born Name

Mario Cantone

Nick Name

Mario

Mario Cantone as seen in 2007
Mario Cantone as seen in 2007 (David Shankbone / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Sun Sign

Sagittarius

Born Place

Stoneham, Massachusetts, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Mario attended Stoneham High School and graduated in 1978.

In 1982, he completed his college education from Emerson College.

Occupation

Comedian, Actor, Singer, Writer

Family

  • Father – Mario Cantone Sr. (Restaurant Owner)
  • Mother – Elizabeth Pescione
  • Siblings – Marion Cantone (Sister), Camille Cantone (Sister), He also has 2 brothers.

Manager

Mario is represented by –

  • INSURGE-Ent
  • Jim Mannino PR

Genre

Physical Comedy, Character Comedy, Observational Comedy

Subjects

Everyday Life, Stereotypes, Family, Celebrities, LGBT Culture, Italian Culture

Net Worth

Mario Cantone’s net worth was $3 million according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 5½ in or 166.5 cm

Weight

60 kg or 132.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Mario has dated –

  1. Jerry Dixon (1991-Present) – Mario and Jerry Dixon, a musical theater director, were officially married by pastor Jay Bakker on October 5, 2011. The couple was in a committed relationship for almost 20 years before tying the knot.

Mario Cantone and Jerry Dixon as seen together in June 2021
Mario Cantone and Jerry Dixon as seen together in June 2021 (Mario Cantone / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

White

He is of Italian descent.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Gay

Distinctive Features

A mole on his cheek

Brand Endorsements

Mario has endorsed brands such as –

  • Sunsilk (2006) (Voice-over)
  • TBS Network (2004)
  • Old Navy (2012)

Mario Cantone seen smiling in New York City during pride month in 2021
Mario Cantone seen smiling in New York City during pride month in 2021 (Mario Cantone / Instagram)

Mario Cantone Facts

  1. After graduating from college in the early 1980s, he worked as a chocolate vendor at the Trump Tower.
  2. Mario is famous for doing celebrity impressions of the likes of Judy Garland, Bette Davis, Liza Minnelli, Bruce Springsteen, Anthony Scaramucci, Jim Morrison, etc.
  3. His family owned an Italian restaurant called Cantone’s in Boston.
  4. The famous talk show host Andy Cohen was initially considered for Mario’s role as Anthony Marentino in S** and the City.

Featured Image by David Shankbone / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0

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