Peter Dante – Net Worth, Movie Career, Sources of Income, Legal Issues

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Real Name:Peter Francis Dante
Birthday:December 16, 1968
Net Worth$10 million
Height:188 cm
Occupation:American comedy actor

Peter Francis Dante is an American comedy actor. He is a friend of Adam Sandler. And some might say, that is the reason he gets good movie parts. Dante appeared in The Waterboy, but he also appears in other big-budget comedy movies. Fun fact: Happy Madison Productions represents him. Besides movies, Peter has a band and is a lacrosse coach. So, how much money does Peter Dante have?

He started his career by playing football and lacrosse. Peter spent his post-graduate year at Fork Union Military Academy. He often says that going down South was a great experience.

Dante graduated at Hofstra University. He worked as an assistant lacrosse coach for the Loyola Marymount University during the 2011 season.

Dante is a professional actor since 1994. He has a rock band, and they released more than 10 songs. He coaches lacrosse teams, and one of them made it to the state championship. Peter Dante has a cash flow of $10 million, and some of that is his earnings. But some are thanks to his wife, Cynthia Pett-Dante, who is an agent for Brad Pitt.

Movie career

We said before, Peter Dante is professional since 1994. He is best known for his role in the movie The Waterboy. His roles are usually alongside his friends Allen Covert and Jonathan Loughran. Of course, he often appears alongside Adam Sandler as well.

After all, Adam Sandler’s company Happy Madison Production represents him. In Little Nicky, he played Peter, and in Grandma’s Boy, he played Dante.

For the latter movie, he also was the writer and producer. Peter appears in more than 20 movies and a few television shows.

Some of the most popular movies are the following:

  • The Wedding Singer
  • The Waterboy
  • Big Daddy
  • Little Nicky
  • Mr. Deeds
  • Eight Crazy Nights
  • Stuck on You
  • 50 First Dates
  • Grandma’s Boy
  • I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry
  • Strange Wilderness
  • Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star
  • Jack and Jill
  • That’s My Boy
  • Grown Ups 2

Net Worth and Sources of income

Dante is part of the movie industry for more than 25 years. He was part of several movies as we can see. As of 2020, he has a cash flow of $10 million. He earns money from his acting and movie career.

His breakthrough role was in The Waterboy, where he played alongside Kathy Bates, Adam Sandler, and Henry Winkler.

Dante then appeared in several other comedy movies, mostly alongside Adam Sandler. Besides acting, he writes and produces the movie. For example, he wrote the script and produced Grandma’s Boy. He played himself in the movie.

As we said before, he is also a singer and songwriter. Peter is a member of the music band Rad Omen. They released their debut album Peace, Love, and Freedom in 2011. They released 11 songs altogether. Some of their YouTube clips get 50,000 views. He even recorded songs with Buck Simmonds and Adam Sandler.

Their most famous songs include Indio, Give Love Get Love, Losing Tonight, All the Girls, Rad Anthem, and Strange Wilderness.

Some sources claim he has a salary of $40,080 per year as a singer. He also earns between $48,000 and $50,000 per year as an actor.

We said before he sometimes coaches lacrosse teams. In 2011, he earned $3,000 for his work as an assistant coach of the Loyola Marymount team.

Peter is also active on social media platforms. He has thousands of followers on his Instagram and Twitter accounts. Per digital media sources, he can earn up to $700 per sponsored post. In 2018, he released a Painstick, immediate pain relief from any part of the body.

How big are Peter Dante assets?

Peter Dante wealth is estimated at $10 million. He earns money through his acting and music career. But the majority of his assets are thanks to his wife, Cynthia Pett-Dante. She is Brad Pitt’s manager. And she earns a lot more money than her husband.

Legal Issues

In 2018, Megan Fox sued Peter and his wife over a Malibu home. They sold the home to the actress in 2016 for $3.2 million. But Megan sued them looking for $5 million in damages. She claimed they sold her home with serious issues including a mold problem. The case remains ongoing. In 2019, Cynthia asked for dismissal of the entire. She claimed Megan bought the home after a three-month closing period and several inspections. At the same time, Cynthia said that Megan failed to show any evidence of the alleged issues.

Dante also had a legal problem in 2009. He sought a restraining order against a husband of a wife Peter allegedly spoke to on the phone. The husband was angry because Peter romantically spoke to his wife. He called Dante and threatened to cut off his genitals. The actor asked for a restraining order to protect himself, his wife, and his two sons.

Personal Life and Relationships

Peter got married to Cynthia Pett-DantYetver, he is low-key about the details of the wedding, venue, and personal life. Some sources claim they divorced after a few years. Together, they have two sons, named Jake and Lucas Dante.

They live in Los Angeles. Dante owns a Honda Civic, the most common vehicle in Los Angeles.