Zeljko Ivanek is an Emmy Award-winning actor who initiated his acting since his young age in New York after moving to the United States from Slovenia. Known for movies like The Associate, Donnie Brasco, Dancer in the Dark, Hannibal, Black Hawk Down, X-Men: Apocalypse, he has made fair earnings which have led him rejoicing the sophisticated lifestyle.
Zeljko, who has portrayed gay characters in different movies, has led a happy relationship with his partner, Greg Pierce.
Zeljko's Relationship With Greg Pierce
Even at his sixties, Zeljko Ivanek is not married and there are no signs of his possible wife. However, as per some wiki sources he had a partner in New York. Despite the news, Zeljko managed to conceal his partner's identity and their relationship status which created baffles among the fans and audiences about his affairs.
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Later, in September 2018, he served as a host of the nonprofit NAMI(National Alliance on Mental Illness) at Center Stage on its 35th anniversary where his partner, Greg Pierce accompanied him. Greg is a playwright, and he met with through his uncle, David Hyde Pierce.
Zeljko Ivanek with his partner, Greg Pierce (Photo: broadwayworld.com)
They accompany each other in several events and occasions. Also, the duo was spotted on the 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California in January 2018. Although the gay couple has relished their love life for a few years, they seem in no hurry to get married and enjoy their life as the spouse of one another's.
How Much Is Zeljko's Net Worth?
Zeljko Ivanek accumulates his net worth ($4 million) from his professional career as an actor. He has credited his roles in more than one hundred movies including The Associate, Donnie Brasco, Dancer in the Dark, Hannibal, Black Hawk Down, X-Men: Apocalypse, The Mob Doctor and many more. Besides that, his acting career also credits his role in various television series like Homicide: Life on the Street (1993 to 1999), 24, Heroes (2009 to 2010), and others.
Zeljko Ivanek as a cast in The Mob Doctor (Photo: capecodtimes.com)
With outstanding career credits, Zeljko has received the awards including Primetime Emmy Award in 2008 and a Screen Actors Guild Award in 2018. He also got nominated for Best Actor for Tony Award in 2006.
Short Bio, Health, Family And Wiki
Born as Zeljko Simic-Ivanek in 1957, in Ljubljana, Slovenia, Zeljko Ivanek celebrates his birthday on 15 August. The birth sign of the Emmy Award-winning actor is Leo. He stands the height of 1.7 meters (5 feet and 7 inches tall). Concerning his weight loss, bone ridges in his looks, many speculations surfaced regarding his health claiming that he might have suffered from cancer in April 2010.
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He joined Yale University and double majored in theater and geology. However, he left geology after a course. Graduating from Yale University in 1978, he attended the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art and graduated in 1980.
Zeljko moved to the United States at the age of three with his family as his father was finishing his Engineering's Doctorate at the Stanford University from where he initiated his acting career.