Henry Silva Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Abhijeet Modi
Jan 30, 2024 By Abhijeet Modi
Originally Published on Aug 25, 2022
Edited by Shaurya Nischal
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Are you looking for all the interesting facts about Henry Silva? Then find out all the facts of his life here in this article
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About Henry Silva

Henry Silva is a very well-known face in the American film industry and a successful actor.

Henry Silva has played numerous roles in different types of movies. Henry Silva has been recognized by the audience for his acting talent in dramas and action films.

Henry Silva has more than 130 acting credits to his name. Henry Silva was born in Brooklyn, New York. Henry Silva is also best known for several character names, especially in business films, mostly deadly business. Henry Silva was a very popular actor in the ’50s. Through his films and his acting talent, he has successfully made a huge amount of money in his acting career. Not only that, but the net worth of this excellent actor is also very high, and every year, according to the sources, he increases his net worth through his work. Silva had moved up from dishwasher to waiter in 1955. From his childhood days, he has struggled a lot to make his career and follow his fashion in acting.  But after successfully doing a lot of movies, all the characters that he played in the movies were loved by the audience immensely. 

Henry Silva Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Henry Silva’s net worth?

Henry Silva's estimated net worth is $5 million.

How much does Henry Silva earn per year?

He was associated with films and his acting career, therefore, he made a lot of money every year. But the exact salary or yearly income of Henry Silva has not been revealed.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Henry Silva?

Henry Silva is 6 ft 2 in (188 cm) tall.

How old is Henry Silva?

As of 2022, Henry Silva is 93 years old. Henry Silva was born on September 15, 1928, in Brooklyn, New York. 

Childhood And Education

Speaking about the childhood days of Henry Silva, there is no information available. Even the names of his parents are not known. He does not give any information about his family background, either about his parents' names or his siblings. In addition, Silva belonged to an Italian father and a mother from Northern Spain. He was quite young, and when he was only five months old, he left Brooklyn. Unfortunately, even his Italian father left his wife when Silva was only three months old as a baby.  He took the decision to become an actor at the age of eight years. But he did not know anything about the profession until his teens Besides that, his mother was the one who always gave him positive energy and inspiration. The mother of Silva was a storyteller as well.

Besides that, there is no information on where he has completed his school education. All we know is that Henry Silva did his schooling at a public school in New York. But it is estimated that since his school days, he has joined drama classes to hone his acting skills.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Henry Silva’s partner?

Henry Silva is a married person. The children's names of Henry Silva are Scott Silva and Michael Silva. At present, he is living in Brooklyn, New York, with his family and kids. He has been involved in more than one marriage. Even according to the sources, he has been married twice, and after getting divorced from his first wife, he then married his second wife. He had two wives. The names of his wives are Mary Ramus and Ruth Earl.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For

Right now, Henry Silva is best known as a retired American actor.

For his key roles in movies, he has gained a successful position in the film industry. Besides that, he had done a lot of hit movies in his career, which helped him to gain fame and popularity. Some of the popular movies which helped him to give the ultimate film credits of his career are, ‘A Gathering Of Eagles’ as Col. Joe Garcia, as Buck Rogers' evil adversary Kane in ‘Buck Rogers’, ‘The Hills Run Red’ as Garcia Mendez; as Bill Grant ‘1962 Sergeants 3’ as Mountain Hawk, and ‘Matchless’ as Hank Norris.

He played the character of Henry Chatwill in 'Trapped' 1982, as Rafeeq in ‘Wrong Is Right’ and as Police Chief in ‘The Silence of the Hams’. In 1999, he did 'Unconditional Love' as Ted Markham. ‘The Boss’ as Nick Lanzetta in 1973. ‘Ocean's Eleven’ in 1960 is one of the best in his whole career. An Italian producer also offered him an opportunity to work with him which he did not refuse. ‘Ocean's Eleven’ has helped him to glorify his career. On the other hand, he marked his skill by playing the role of Johnny Cool in the film ‘Johnny Cool’. The movie was released in 1963. 

Henry Silva’s Hobbies And Interests

Henry Silva's hobbies and interests are watching sports, traveling, and reading magazines and books.

Other Interesting Henry Silva Facts And Trivia

  • He is a dropout school student and worked as a waiter just to pay for his theater courses at the age of 13.
  •  He speaks Italian and Spanish fluently.

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