Jake LaMotta Net Worth

Jake LaMotta Net Worth is
$5 Million

Jake LaMotta Biography

He fought several additional boxers including Billy Fox, Tony Janiro, Tommy Bell and Fritzie Zivic. The film celebrities Robert De Niro and it received two Academy Awards. He was a global Middleweight Champion and could very well be most widely known for his six battle rivalry against Sugars Ray Robinson. LaMotta was referred to as a hardcore fighter and was regarded as a bully by some. LaMotta was referred to as a hardcore fighter and was regarded as a bully by some. Jake was managed by his brother Joe LaMotta. Jake LaMotta had 106 total fights and completed with an archive of 83 – 19 – 4 with 30 knockouts. He won the Globe Middleweight name in June 1949 by defeating Marcel Cerdan in Detroit, Michigan. Read even more: Jake LaMotta Net Worthy of Jake LaMotta was an American previous professional boxer and stand-up comedian. He made an appearance in several films like the Hustler, THE PHYSICIAN and the Playgirl, The Runaways, Firepower, and New Jack Town.

Quick Facts

Full NameJake LaMotta
Net Worth$5 Million
Height1.73 m
Weight76 kg
ProfessionActor, Businessperson, Screenwriter, Professional Boxer, Stand-up comedian
SpouseDenise Baker, Vikki LaMotta
ChildrenChristi LaMotta, Joseph LaMotta, Stephanie LaMotta, Jake LaMotta, Jr.
SiblingsJoey LaMotta
MoviesThe Bronx Bull, Mob War, Hangmen, Raging Bull, Firepower, Confessions of a Psycho Cat, The Hustler, Question D'honneur

Interesting Facts

1 A poster advertising one of his fights can be seen in The Godfather (1972) in the scene in which Vito Corleone (Marlon Brando) is shot. Robert De Niro later won Oscars for playing both the younger Corleone in The Godfather: Part II (1974) and LaMotta himself in Raging Bull (1980). DeNiro's final scene in that film references Brando's previous Oscar-winning role in On the Waterfront (1954).
2 Italian-American.
3 Was turned down for service in World War II due to a mastoid operation on one of his ears.
4 His nephew John LaMotta is also a boxer turned actor.
5 A poster of him, promoting one of his historic fights, can be seen in The Godfather (1972), in the scene where Don Corlone (Marlon Brando) is shot.
6 Uncle of William Lustig.
7 Made an unsuccessful comeback in 1954, losing his last fight at Miami Beach to Billy Kilgore.
8 Owned and operated a night-club on Miami Beach called Jake Lamotta's.
9 Claimed in the film Raging Bull (1980) that he was never knocked down, when in fact he was knocked down by Danny Nardico in a fight in Coral Gables, Florida.
10 His brother Joey was also a professional boxer.
11 Claimed he took a "dive" in his loss to Billy Fox who was 49-1 with 49 knockouts.
12 Inducted into the World Boxing Hall of Fame, 1986.
13 Inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame, 1990.
14 World middleweight boxing champion, 1949-1951.


1 Aggressive unrelenting fighting style
2 Staying within punching distance of His opponent in order to land blows
3 Lean but Muscular build
4 Incredible capacity for taking punches from opponents


1 [on Robert De Niro] Bobby's a main-event fighter. I'm not kidding. He's thirty-five, but he moves and hits like a nineteen-year-old. Anytime he wants to quit acting I could easily make him into a champion. He's that good.
2 The three toughest fighters I've ever been up against were Sugar Ray Robinson, Sugar Ray Robinson, and Sugar Ray Robinson. I fought Sugar so many times, I'm surprised I'm not diabetic! But I did have him off the canvas once...when he stepped over my body to leave the ring.




Question d'honneur 1997 Short
The Happy Moose 1995 Short Bull (voice, as The Evil Cat)
New Jack City 1991 Gangster standing at bar. (uncredited)
Mob War 1989 Don Ricci
Maniac Cop 1988 Detective
Hangmen 1987 Moe Boone
Firepower 1979 Nickel Sam
Who Killed Mary Whats'ername? 1971 Bartender (as Jake Lamotta)
Cauliflower Cupids 1970 Gentle Jim
Confessions of a Psycho Cat 1968 Rocco
La violenza dei dannati 1965
The Runaways 1965 Joe Senken
The Doctor and the Playgirl 1963
Car 54, Where Are You? 1962-1963 TV Series Bugsy / Muscles McGuirk / Duke Thornton / ...
The Hustler 1961 Bartender
Rebellion in Cuba 1961 Julio
All Star Revue 1953 TV Series Rocky's Pal


The Bronx Bull 2015 based on the book by
Raging Bull 1980 based on the book by - as Jake La Motta


The Bronx Bull 2015 consultant
Raging Bull 1980 consultant - as Jake La Motta


The Real Rocky 2011 TV Movie Himself - Friars Club Roast
Resurrecting the Champ 2007 Himself (voice)
ESPN 25: Who's #1? 2006 TV Series documentary Himself
Ring of Fire: The Emile Griffith Story 2005 Documentary Himself
Bud Greenspan's Reflections 2004 TV Series documentary Himself
The 100 Greatest Films 2001 TV Movie documentary Himself (as Jake La Motta)
The Sweet Science 1999 TV Series documentary Himself
The Howard Stern Show 1992 TV Series Himself
Late Night with David Letterman 1982 TV Series Himself
The 53rd Annual Academy Awards 1981 TV Special Himself - Audience Member (as Jake La Motta)
Evening Magazine 1981 TV Series Himself
The Way It Was 1976 TV Series Himself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 1971-1972 TV Series Himself
The Ed Sullivan Show 1970 TV Series Himself - Audience Bow
The New Life Style (Just to Be Love) 1968 Himself - U.S. inserts
Pabst Blue Ribbon Bouts 1951-1952 TV Series Himself

Archive Footage

Biography 2005 TV Series documentary Himself
The Sweet Science 1999 TV Series documentary Himself
Sugar Ray Robinson: The Bright Lights and Dark Shadows of a Champion 1998 TV Movie documentary Himself
Fallen Champ: The Untold Story of Mike Tyson 1993 TV Movie documentary Himself
A.k.a. Cassius Clay 1970 Documentary Himself

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