With celebrity star children and nepo babies following in their parents’ footsteps and making it big in Hollywood, let’s talk about Al Pacino’s son Anton James Pacino.
Born to Hollywood veteran Al Pacino of The Godfather fame and American actress Beverly D’Angelo, this 22 year old has chosen to stay out of the public eye. Here’s everything we know about him. Read on to find out more about his early life, upbringing, interests and hobbies, and net worth.
Who is Anton James Pacino?
Anton James Pacino was born on January 25, 2001 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. Anton and his twin sister Olivia Pacino were born via in vitro fertilization (IVF) to ex-celebrity couple Al Pacino and Beverly D’Angelo since D’Angelo was 48 years old during the time of her pregnancy.
Having famous parents is a double-edged sword. It’s great to have a huge headstart because of said parents, but it definitely stands in the way of having a normal childhood. Anton, like many other celebrity kids has lived an extremely sheltered life. In fact, Al Pacino has been quoted as saying “I haven’t been in a subway or grocery store in years. It’s hard for my children to go out publicly with me.” in an interview.
As difficult as it is to lead a private life while being public figures, Pacino and D’Angelo had always kept their family life with their two children hidden away from cameras and gossip tabloids. As a result, very little is known about Anton’s early childhood and upbringing. However, it is known that he has been co-parented by both his parents in the United States.
Furthermore, it is important to note that unlike his sister Olivia who has an active public social media account where she shares insights into her personality, work, daily life and routine, Anton has chosen to not share his private life by not interacting with the media and refraining from having a public social media account.
Apart from his fraternal twin Olivia Pacino, Anton has two other half-siblings– Julie Pacino and Roman Pacino– through his dad. Julie Marie Pacino, 33, was born on October 16, 1989 in Queens, New York, USA to Al Pacino and Jan Tarrant, a celebrity acting coach. Julie now works as a director and producer in the Hollywood film industry.
Anton’s newest and youngest sibling is Roman Pacino who is just 2 months old. Baby Roman was born in June 2023 to Al Pacino, aged 83, and his girlfriend Noor Alfallah, 29.
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Anton James Pacino’s family
Anton’s parents, Al Pacino and Beverly D’Angelo were together for 6 years, from 1997-2003. Despite that and having two children together, they never married. Pacino was 60 and D’Angelo was 49 when they had their kids.
Two years after the birth of their twins, they split in 2003 and continued to co-parent Anton and Olivia through joint custody. It is rumored that their split and the subsequent custody battle was messy, with D’Angelo accusing Pacino of being an absent father to the twins and Pacino accusing D’Angelo of using their children as a reason to demand too much money from him. However, D’Angelo has said “The greatest gift that Al ever gave me was to make me a mother,” in an interview with People.
Anton Pacino’s father Al Pacino is one of the most decorated greats of Hollywood. Alfredo James Pacino is an American actor born in New York City to Sicilian-Italian American parents in 1940. Despite being one of the most influential actors of the 20th century, Pacino is self-made and comes from humble beginnings.
To follow his passion of acting, he dropped out of high school to join the High School of Performing Arts where he got in through audition. His mother was unsupportive of this decision, so Pacino worked multiple jobs including being a messenger, busboy, janitor, and postal clerk to fund his education.
Al Pacino has impressive stage and screen careers with a diverse portfolio. His role as a heroin addict in The Panic in Needle Park (1971) caught the eye of director Francis Ford Coppola who then cast him as Michael Corleone in what might be Pacino’s biggest break, The Godfather (1972). In addition to The Godfather trilogy, Pacino is also known for his critically acclaimed performances in Donnie Brasco (1997), Serpico (1973), Scarface (1983), Heat (1995), The Insider (1999), and Dog Day Afternoon (1975), just to name a few.
Pacino’s numerous accolades include an Academy Award (for his role in Scent of a Woman (1992)), two Tony Awards, and two Primetime Emmy Awards, making him one of the achievers of the Triple Crown of Acting. He has also been the recipient of the Cecil B. DeMille Award in 2001, the AFI Life Achievement Award in 2007, the National Medal of Arts in 2011, and the Kennedy Center Honors in 2016.
Beverly Heather D’Angelo, is an American actress, born on November 15, 1951 to a violinist mother and a father, a bass player and television station manager of Italian descent. D’Angelo does not have highly influential parents and has carved a niche for herself in Hollywood.
Before entering the acting scene, D’Angelo worked as a singer, and as an illustrator at Hanna-Barbera Studios. D’Angelo’s acting career started with theatre in a Broadway show in 1976 with a role in Rockabye Hamlet, a musical based on Shakespeare’s Hamlet.
D’Angelo’s first movie was a minor role in Annie Hall (1977), after which she appeared in a series of hits including including Every Which Way But Loose (1978), Hair (1979), and Coal Miner’s Daughter (1980). Beverly D’Angelo’s biggest breakthrough came in 1983 with a role in National Lampoon’s Vacation where she acted alongside Chevy Chase. She reprised the role of Ellen Griswold in four Vacation sequels and a short film between 1985 and 2015.
D’Angelo’s accomplishments include an Emmy Award nomination for her role in the TV film A Streetcar Named Desire, and a Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Coal Miner’s Daughter. D’Angelo is a recipient of the Theatre World Award for her performance in the Off-Broadway play Simpatico.
Anton James Pacino’s education and interests
With Anton staying out of the spotlight for all his life, exact details regarding his educational qualifications is unclear. However, it is speculated that he might have graduated high school, having done his schooling in the US.
Anton James seems like quite the multi-talented whiz-kid with varied interests in hobbies and extra-curriculars. In a 2014 New Yorker article, Al Pacino had pointed to a punching bag in his patio as belonging to Anton, indicating that Anton had an interest in boxing. Additionally, in the same article, his father showcased one of Anton’s paintings saying, “My son painted this when he was 4. ‘New York in the Fall.’ ”
Anton James Pacino’s public appearances
Even though Anton has maintained a low public profile, he hasn’t entirely shied away from the public eye. Anton has a close relationship with both his parents, siblings, and even Noor, his father’s current girlfriend, and has made public appearances with all of them.
Anton has accompanied Al and Beverly to several red carpet appearances, award ceremonies and other Hollywood events including the 2020 Academy Awards ceremony where he was spotted accompanying his father along with his twin sister Olivia and half-sister Julie. Anton looked sharp in a black suit and a bowtie as he posed with his sisters and father.
More recently, Anton made an appearance in December 2022 at the premiere of his mother’s action-comedy film Violent Night at the TCL Chinese Theatre. At the premiere, Anton and Olivia looked adorable in matching Christmas sweaters as they posed for the cameras with their mother Beverly, and their cousin Courtney D’Angelo.
Anton James Pacino’s privacy and media attention
There have been several seemingly non-cocensual pictures of Anton in gossip tabloids and floating around on the internet showing him doing normal daily activities like getting ice cream, going to the movies, shopping in LA, and visiting a doctor’s office.
Being the child of not one, but two famous parents entails garnering a lot of unwanted attention from the media and paparazzi. It is sad to note that Anton might never enjoy the anonymity of being just another 22 year old. The media’s constant scrutiny and documentation of his life might be a contributing factor to why he doesn’t have a social media presence.
Conversely, the same media attention does have its perks when it comes to his parents’ contacts and well-established names in one of the most powerful industries in the world.
Anton James Pacino’s future plans
With the obvious privilege Anton has in making it big in Hollywood, one would expect him to follow his parents’ footsteps and pursue a career in acting. However, in a surprising turn of events, his mother Beverly D’Angelo revealed that he is building a career in the video game industry.
In Decemeber 2022, D’Angelo disclosed that Anton is a video game entrepreneur and is a proud owner of a video game company. Although details about the company are undisclosed, D’Angelo hinted that Anton is doing well for himself in what he does.
Owning and managing a video game company, especially in today’s competitive digital world is no easy task. However, Anton has dared to follow his passion and carve a niche for himself in an industry very different from his parents’.
As for the possibility of a career in acting, there have been no indications that Anton is interested in it. He seems to be focused in creating his own path in the video game industry for now. However, there has been no news from Anton or sources close to him that he may never become an actor, so we can only wait and see what the future holds for him.
Anton James Pacino’s net worth
Al Pacino has acted in many commercially successful movies like The Godfather trilogy, Scent of a Woman and Scerpio which did exceptionally well in the box office. As of 2022, his net worth is estimated at a staggering $120 million. Beverly D’Angelo’s successful career has allowed her accumulate an estimated net worth of a whopping $20 million.
Despite there being no public record of Anton Pacino’s net worth and inheritance to provide an estimate, one can safely assume that it will be in the millions as both of his parents are extremely affluent celebrities.
With the discourse of nepotism versus talent in mind, one would expect Anton James Pacino, son of Hollywood A-listers Al Pacino and Beverly D’Angelo to at least entertain public attention. Defying expectations, Anton has taken the road less travelled and has avoided the glitz and glamour of Hollywood while establishing his own career in the video game industry.
1. How many biological children does Al Pacino have?
Al Pacino has 4 bilogical children by 3 women: Julie Pacino (with Jan Tarrant), Anton Pacino and Olivia Pacino (with Beverly D’Angelo), and Roman Pacino (with Noor Alfallah).
2. Did Al Pacino have children with Beverly D’Angelo?
Yes, Al Pacino and Beverly D’Angelo have fraternal twins, Anton James Pacino and Olivia Rose Pacino, born on January 25, 2001.
3. What does Al Pacino’s son do?
As of 2023, Anton Pacino is an entrepreneur; he owns and manages a video game compay.
4. What happened to Al Pacino’s father?
Al Pacino’s father, Salvatore Alfio “Sal” Pacino died in 2005 at the age of 82 in California.