An American actor, Peter Scanavino came to the limelight for his starring role as Detective Dominick Carisi, Jr on the NBC series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2014-present). He is also famous for his notable guest star roles in episodes of Person of Interest, The Good Wife, and The Blacklist.
Peter Scanavino came to this beautiful world on February 29, 1980, in Denver, Colorado, in the United States of America. In 2023, he turned 42 years and his zodiac sign is Pisces. By birth, his full name is Peter Muller Scanavino. Every year, he cuts his birthday cake on the 29th of February.
Peter’s father’s name is David Scanavino and his mother’s name is Pieretta/Pierrette. By profession, both of his parents are a urologist. He grew up with his brother named David Scanavino. David is a professional artist. His grandparents’ names are John Otto Scanavino, Dorothy Marie Jensen, Victor Monasse, and Paulette Muller.
As a nationality, he holds American citizenship and belongs to a mixed (Italian, French, German, Danish, English, Scottish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, and Welsh) ethnic background. He follows the Christianity religion.
Peter dropped out of college during his freshman year to pursue acting. Moreover, he also attended culinary school and had an internship at a Michelin-starred restaurant. He studied at Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States.
Peter Scanavino is a married man. He is married to Lisha Bai. The couples are the parents of three children. Their second child’s name is Leo who was born on January 8, 2016. As of 2023, he is 7 years old.
Peter Scanavino’s net worth is estimated to be around $3 million. Similarly, he makes this million amount from his professional career as an American Actor. According to some online resources, the average salary of an American Actor is $46,960 annually.
Peter stands at a tall height of 6 feet and his body weight is approximately 74 kilograms. He has a well-structured body and moderate masculine muscles. He has an alluring pair of blue eyes and his hair is greyish-brown in color.
- Peter Scanavino is an actor.
- Peter has mostly played guest roles in his career, appearing in selective episodes of season-long television shows.
- His debut on television with the role of ‘Travis’ in the series ‘Jonny Zero’ in which he appeared in the episode ‘No Good Deed’ in the year 2005.
- He played various kinds of roles and proved his versatility in acting even though he didn’t get any chance to star in lead roles in film or TV productions.
- The show had been running for a long time and Scanavino brought a unique freshness to it with his character.
- Although he has made many appearances in numerous television series, American crime drama TV series, and movies but also has not got a chance to receive awards.
Movies and TV Series
Peter has starred in various Movies and Television Series. Some of his Movies and TV Series are On the Shoulder, Under Surveillance, Deception, The Informers, Jonny Zero, Third Watch, Law & Order: Trial by Jury, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Old Friends, A Gifted Man, The Good Wife, and so on.
Which ethnic background does Peter Scanavino belong to?
Peter belongs to a mixed (Italian, French, German, Danish, English, Scottish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, and Welsh) ethnic background.
Is Peter Scanavino leaving Law & Order: SVU?
No, Peter isn’t leaving Law & Order: SVU. He will still be working with the Law & Order: SVU team even after the 24th season.
Will be there the 25th season of Law & Order: SVU?
The 25th season of Law & Order: SVU has not been scheduled yet. According to Law & Order: SVU, the 25th season has not been canceled or renewed.