Mark Ruffalo (Actor) Wiki, Biography, Net Worth & More

Mark Alan Ruffalo is an American actor and producer who began acting in the early 1990s. He first gained recognition for his work in Kenneth Lonergan’s play This Is Our Youth (1998) and the drama film You Can Count On Me (2000).

Nowadays, he is mostly known for playing ‘The Hulk” in the Avengers series.

Mark Ruffalo Profile/Bio

Real Name Mark Alan Ruffalo
Nickname Mark Ruffalo
Profession Actor, Producer

Mark Ruffalo Personal Life/Wiki

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Mark Ruffalo was born on 22 November 1967 which makes him 53 years old as of 2021. His zodiac is Sagittarius. He was born in Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States.

He is a lapsed Catholic Christian as he does not practice his religion anymore.

Date of Birth 22 November 1967
Age (as in 2021) 53
Birthplace Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States
Hometown Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States
Nationality American
Zodiac Sign/Sun Sign Sagittarius
Religion Christian (Lapsed Catholic)

Mark Ruffalo Family Information

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Mark Ruffalo was born in Kenosha, Wisconsin to Frank Lawrence Ruffalo Jr. and Marie Rose. His mother is a hairdresser and stylist while his father was a construction painter. His mum is of half French and half Italian ancestry while his father is of Italian descent.

He has two sisters, namely, Tania and Nicole Ruffalo. He also had a younger brother named Scott but he was murdered(gunshot wound to the head) in 2008. The case remains unsolved.

Father Name Frank Lawrence Ruffalo
Mother Name Marie Rose Hebert
Brother Name Scott Ruffalo (died 2008)
Sister Name 2, Tania and Nicole Ruffalo

Mark Ruffalo Education Details

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Ruffalo describes himself as having had a ‘happy’ childhood even though he struggled with undiagnosed Dyslexia and ADHD. He attended both Catholic and progressive schools during his school life.

He spent most of his teenage years in Virginia Beach where his father worked. Ruffalo acted for the Patriot Playhouse in First Colonial High School in Virginia Beach. He graduated from there. He also competed in wrestling in junior high and high school in Wisconsin and Virginia.

When he later moved to L.A., he took acting classes at the Stella Adler conservatory. He co-founded the Orpheus Theatre Company. Here, he wrote, directed and starred in quite a number of plays.

He also worked as a bartender for almost a decade.

School First Colonial High School
College/University Stella Adler Conservatory
Educational Qualification Graduate

Mark Ruffalo Girlfriends, Affairs & More

Ruffalo married Sunrise Coigney in 2000. They have three children: son Keen (b. 2001) and daughters Bella Noche (b. 2005) and Odette (b. 2007).

Marital Status Married
Girlfriends Sunrise Coigney ​(married in 2000)
Children’s 3, Keen Ruffalo, Bella Noche Ruffalo, Odette Ruffalo

Mark Ruffalo Money Factor

As of 2021, Mark Ruffalo is estimated to have a net worth of about $35M.

Net Worth (approx.) $35M

Mark Ruffalo Biography

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Mark Ruffalo, born in Kenosha, Wisconsin, is known to his numerous fans as this sweet guy who keeps giving spoilers for his movies. He began his career in the 90s and rose to fame in 2000 with his drama film You can count on me.

He started getting roles in high-profile films like Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and Shutter Island. In 2012, Mark Ruffalo reached a newfound level of fame when he portrayed ‘The Hulk’ in “The Avengers“.

He received an Oscar nomination for ‘Best Supporting Actor(Male)’ for The Kids Are All Right in 2010. He also earned the same award nominations for his acting in the dramas Foxcatcher and Spotlight. Unfortunately, he hasn’t been able to win any Oscars yet.

He’ s is also known for acting in commercial rom-com films like 13 going on 30, Date Night, Begin Again, Now You See Me 1 and 2. 

Mark Ruffalo Facts

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Mark Ruffalo started his acting career in 1992 with the short film Rough Trade. 

Playwright Kenneth Lonergan is said to have launched his career. Mark Ruffalo has said that he had given about 800 auditions before getting his big break from Lonergan.

In 2001, after completing filming for The Last Castle. Mark Ruffalo was diagnosed with Vestibular Schwannoma which is a kind of brain tumour also known as acoustic neuroma. The tumour was benign but the surgery left him with partial facial paralysis and even affected his hearing. He is still deaf in his left ear.

Mark Ruffalo lives with his family in Manhattan. He owns another house in Sullivan County, New York, calling that as his ‘Home’.

Another interesting fact about Mark Ruffalo is that he accidentally live-streamed a portion of Thor: Ragnarok from the L.A. world premiere to millions of his followers.

Mark Ruffalo Recent Updates

Earlier this year, he had landed himself in hot water by commenting on the Israel-Palestine conflict. He later apologised for his use of stong language whilst talking about Israel’s stance.

On a more positive note, Mark Ruffalo is all set to appear in the film, “The Adam Project” in 2022.


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