Peter Scanavino is a famous American actor known for his role as NYPD Detective Dominick Carisi Jr. on the famous criminal drama series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

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Full NamePeter Scanavino
Date of Birth February 29, 1980,
Birth PlaceDenver, Colorado
Parents N/A
ProfessionAmerican actor
SpouseLisha Bai
Age 41 years old
Weight 74 kg
Height6 feet
Zodiac Pisces
Eye Colorblue
Hair Color light brown
Net Worth$1 million


Early life

Peter was born in Denver, Colorado, on February 29, 1980. He hasnt revealed his parent’s names and their occupations.

As of now, the talented and successful actor has shockingly reached the age of 41 years, but he still looks like he is in his 30s. He hasn’t aged since then. He belongs to the white ethnicity.

He has a younger brother who is also a professional artist, David Scanavino. He has Italian descent. He holds the nationality of America. His zodiac sign is Pisces, and he is a strong personality who resembles success as his zodiac sign.

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Physical Stats

Scanavino is a handsome man who stands at the height of 6 feet which is 183 cm. He weighs 74 kg. he has amazing beautiful blue eyes and has light brown hair. He has a muscular body and is very fit.

Unfortunately, his other body measurement such as chest size, bicep size, dress, and shoe size isn’t available in any reliable sources.



Scanavino studied at Boston University. He graduated from the French culinary institution in New York with a degree in Culinary Arts. He might have gone to the local high school for his primary and high school.


How did Peter Scanavino start her career?

Peter began his career in 2000 as Travis in the Tv crime drama series Johnny Zero. He then started appearing in several small roles in many famous shoes, including Third Watch.

After that, he was introduced to the police procedure drama series Law & Order the same year, and he also began his career by playing Robert Hassel in Law & order.

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He is noted for playing minor roles in Deception in 2008, The Good Wife, and The blacklist. He took a break from acting in 2010 to pursue his interest in cooking. After his graduation, he began a brief stint working in Dan Barber’s Michelin-starred restaurant Blue Hill in Greenwich Village.

In 2013, he appeared as a guest on a long-time running NBC Crime drama series Law & order: special victims unit in its season 14 episode 13 titled Monstr’s legacy as Johnny Dubcek.

The role raised him to huge stardom. He was promoted to the main cast in 5th episode of the same season. After that, he joined the 16 seasons of the show. He also worked as a father of his real-life son Leo Bai-Scanavino in Netflix 2020 anthology series the social distance. He is an amazing actor who is acting for more than a decade in movies and tv shows.


Who is Peter Scanavino’s wife?

Peter is in a happily married relationship with his wife, Lisha Bai. He dated Lisha for a long time and then exchanged vows with her. They haven’t revealed their dating history and marriage date yet. They met through his brother as his wife is also an amazing artist as his brother.

The couple is living happily and is blessed with three children together, and they welcomed their third child recently. The family keeps their privacy and is living a happy married life. They enjoy each other company.

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Net worth

Peter is earning enough income to live a luxurious life with his family. He has a successful acting career. He has been ins several major and minor roles till now.

His net worth is expected to be over $1 million. He earns $60k to $120k per movie appearances, which is also an average income for a Hollywood actor.  His tv series pays him between $20k to $30k per episode.


Social media

Peter has almost 199k followers in his Instagram account. His user name is @peterscanavino. He is also active on other social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter. he has increased his fan base through his hard work and talent.


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