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Pat DiNizio Net Worth

Pat DiNizio Net Worth is
$6 Million

Pat DiNizio Biography

Pat DiNizio (born October 12, 1955), of Scotch Plains, New Jersey, is the lead singer, songwriter, and member of the band The Smithereens, which he formed in 1980 with Jim Babjak, Dennis Diken and Mike Mesaros, from Carteret, New Jersey.In addition to the Smithereens' body of work, DiNizio has also released three solo albums, Sounds and Songs (1997), This is Pat DiNizio, a collection of cover songs arranged for piano and vocals (2006), and Pat DiNizio (2007).In 2000, DiNizio made an unsuccessful run for the New Jersey seat of the United States Senate, running on the Reform Party ticket. The campaign was chronicled in the 2001 documentary film Mr. Smithereen Goes to Washington.The same year, he launched the "Living Room Tour," a five-month jaunt where he performed solo, by request only, in the homes of fans. The tour was a success, and he still occasionally books similar concerts for a nominal fee.In 2001, he was one of the first musicians to throw his support behind XM Satellite Radio, becoming host and program director for the XM Radio Unsigned station.DiNizio was also an inaugural member of the Independent Music Awards' judging panel to support independent artists.In 2006, he was the focus of 7th Inning Stretch, an ESPN2 reality special. The special focused on DiNizio's recovery from a "life-threatening and debilitating nervous disorder" by training and attempting to try out for a Minor League Baseball team (The Somerset Patriots), along with tales of baseball folklore from other musicians such as Joan Jett, Gene Simmons, and Bruce Springsteen.DiNizio also released an audio book, Confessions Of A Rock Star, and continues to perform both solo acoustic shows and with The Smithereens. From November 2011 to June 2012, DiNizio presented a condensed, live adaptation of the book (with storytelling and full band accompaniment) in nightly performances at the The Riviera Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.

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Quick Facts

Full NamePat DiNizio
Date Of BirthOctober 12, 1955
Place Of BirthPlainfield, New Jersey, USA
ProfessionSoundtrack, Actor, Director
NationalityAmerican
SpouseMary DiNizio
Facebookhttp://www.facebook.com/patdinizio1
Wikipediahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/?curid=11655533
Music GroupsThe Smithereens
MoviesSingles, 7th Inning Stretch
Star SignLibra


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Lead singer for modern rock group called The Smithereens.


Filmography

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry2007writer: "Too Much Passion" - as Patrick DiNizio
Nail Polish2006writer: "BLOOD AND ROSES"
Ivory Tower1998writer: "Too Much Passion" - as Patrick Di Nizio
Romy and Michele's High School Reunion1997writer: "Blood and Roses"
Backdraft1991writer: "A Girl Like You"
Bull Durham1988writer: "Only a Memory"
Under the Boardwalk1988writer: "Blood and Roses"
I Was a Teenage Zombie1987writer: "Time and Time Again"
Burglar1987writer: "Some Other Guy"
Miami Vice1987TV Series writer - 1 episode
Dangerously Close1986writer: "Blood And Roses", "Strangers When We Meet"

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dead Horse2004Pat Son
King Leisure, S.O.B.2004Vince / King Leisure
Singles1992Sid

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
7th Inning Stretch2006TV Movie documentary
King Leisure, S.O.B.2004

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
7th Inning Stretch2006TV Movie documentary
King Leisure, S.O.B.2004

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
House We Used to Live In: The Smithereens at the Court Tavern2009
Dead Horse2004

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
7th Inning Stretch2006TV Movie documentary producer
Dead Horse2004producer

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
7th Inning Stretch2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
Mr. Smithereen Goes to Washington2001DocumentaryHimself
Mother-Tongue: Italian American Sons & Mothers1999TV Movie documentaryHimself
Space Ghost Coast to Coast1996TV SeriesHimself

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