Net Worth: $275 Million
Rocco Siffredi is an Italian adult film actor, director and producer with an estimaed net worth in the vicinity of $275 Million, most of which was acquired through smart investments he made out of the money first earned through his Adult Entertainment career.
He was born Rocco Antonio Tano on May 4, 1964 in Ortona, Abruzzo, Italy. He has starred in more than 450 adult films as of October 2011.
Siffredi was introduced in the adult film industry in 1984 when he met actor Gabriel Pontelo in a French sex club. Pontelo introduced him to producer Marc Dorcel and director Michel Ricaud. The two cast him in his first adult film role Attention fillettes (Attention little girls) in 1987.
Siffredi stepped away from that industry and worked as a fashion model, but later returned after two years with the help of actress Teresa Orlowski. He has performed several techniques which have increased his recognition, creating a cult following for his work. Since then, he became part of various films including Rocco More than Ever in London 2, Animal Trainer 11, and Marquis de Sade. Another notable performance was in the 1995 film Tarzan X: Shame of Jane along with his wife Rosa Caracciolo.
Rocco Siffredi has also crossed the mainstream media. In December 1990, he was chosen to pose as a nude centerfold in the adult mainstream magazine Playgirl. He appeared in 1999 in the controversial film Romance by Catherine Breillat. It was followed by another performance in 2003 for the film Anatomie de L’enfer (Anatomy of Hell) by Breillat. He has received almost 40 AVN awards since 1991.