Peter Scanavino, age 39, is an American actor who is famous for his role as NYPD Detective Dominick Carisi Jr. in the long-running NBC crime/legal drama series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. He has also co-starred with Lili Taylor in the 2013 movie The Cold Lands.
PeterScanavino was born on February 29, 1980, in Denver, Colorado under the zodiac sign of Pisces. As per his nationality, he is American and belongs to White ethnicity.
He has not revealed much about his family members. However, we got to know that he has a brother named David Scanavino who is a professional artist. He grew up in Denver along with his brother.
Peter has not disclosed information about his early life and education background.
The 39-year-old actor, Peter Scanavino is a married man. He exchanged vows with his longtime girlfriend Lisha Bai in 2005, in a private wedding ceremony.
Moreover, after some years of their marriage, they had two children. Their second baby Leo was born on January 8, 2016. They have not shared much about their first child. The family of three are currently living a happy life and there is no news regarding their separation or divorce.
Talking about his past affairs, he has not made any news dating anyone expect Lisha.
Peter Scanavino has an estimated net worth of $700,000. As an actor, he was able to collect a decent amount of money. Until now he has appeared in numerous movies and television series.
According to PayScale, the average salary of an actor/ actress earns around $5,634 with a median bonus of $1,015. Furthermore, their acting skill can affect their salaries.
In his career, he has worked in some movies making most of his appearances on television. Here’s a quick look at his career, his journey to success.
Talking about his career, In 2005, he guest starred on the NBC crime drama series “Law & Order: Criminal Intent” in the fifth season as Johnny Feist. Later in 2013, he guest starred on the long-running NBC crime-drama series “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”.
On the same year, he also starred in the independent romantic comedy ensemble “Mutal Friends“. In 2014, he joined SVU in the sixteenth season, as Dominick Carisi Jr., a new SVU detective.
Until now, he has made many appearances in numerous television series including, Old Friends, A Gifted Man, The Good Wife, Banshee, Golden Boy, Do No Harm, and many more.
Currently, he is working in the American crime drama TV series, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. The series is in its 20th season and has run 24 episodes with the most recent one on May 23, 2019.
He has also played his role in numerous movies. His debut movie acting was in 2006, as Gus on a film”On the Shoulder“. In the same year, he made his another role as Cult Leader in “Under Surveillance“.
Movies he has played in until now includes Deception, The Informers, Happythankyoumoreplease, Zenith, Javelina, Watching Tv with the Red Chinese, Frances Ha, The Cold Lands, and Mutual Friends.