Danny Tamberelli Biography

Danny Tamberelli is an American actor known for his role in the comic series  as Little Pete. He is also the voice and inspiration behind the 's character, Jimmy De Santa. 

Early Life and Education of Danny Tamberelli

Daniel Paul Tamberelli is born in Wyckoff, New Jersey, on February 8, 1982.

Danny CAPTION: Danny Tamberelli SOURCE: dannytamberelli

Though he was born in Wyckoff, he spent his childhood and grew up in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey. 


Tamberelli attended Ramapo High School, near his home in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey. He was the manager of his high school hockey team.

He then got his undergraduate degree from Hampshire College in ‎Amherst, Massachusetts‎. The actor focused his studies on music performance and booking management and got his degree in Interdisciplinary Arts. 

How old is Danny Tamberelli?

Tamberelli's age is 37, as of 2019.

Personal Life: Girlfriend, Marriage, Kids

The well-known child actor is married to his long-time girlfriend Katelyn Detweiler. They tied the knot on May 5, 2018, in a beautiful wedding ceremony in SteelStacks in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

Danny CAPTION: Danny Tamberelli with his wife, Katelyn Detweiler, on their wedding. SOURCE: Instagram

They had over 220 guests at their wedding. Katelyn wore a beautiful colored dress that had silver floral prints embedded in while Danny looked dapper in a dark blue three-piece tuxedo. 

The couple met on Tinder in 2014 and got engaged in 2017.

The Tamberelli gave birth to their first child on June 14, 2019, at NYU Tish. They named their son Alfred Noel Tamberelli.

Danny Tamberelli's Career

Danny's debut was in 1986 on the television show  as Sean Novak. The daytime soap opera aired on ABC. He played the role for a year before being written off the show.

He reprised the role again in 1988 to wrap up the storyline for the finale.

After , he was cast in the series . Around the same time, he also got his breakthrough role of famous Little Pete for the show in 1990.

Danny's other TV show appearances include , and .

Danny CAPTION: Danny Tamberelli when he was playing the role of Litlle Pete. SOURCE: Insider

He also provided the voice in the animated film  as Arnold and became the inspiration for Jimmy De Santa in the game Grand Theft Auto V.

Moreover, he has appeared in movies like and .

Aside from acting, Tamberelli is also involved in music. He is the vocalist and bassist for rock band which he even played at his wedding. Their debut album, , was released on July 18, 2006. 

Net Worth of Danny Tamberelli

Danny Tamberrelli has collected his wealth from several projects. 

He earned quite a bit through his character as Little Pete. He also made money by lending his voice for and .

On average, a voice actor for a game earns $100 an hour of their time, according to sources.

Tamberelli's main source of income, as of 2019, is from his band . The band makes quite well from selling their merch and their albums.

Danny CAPTION: Danny Tamberelli with his band, Jounce. SOURCE: Jounce

Their debut album  sells for $15.98 per unit in Amazon in Audio CD format and $7.92 in Mp3 format. Each song sells for $0.99 individually.

Looking at all his income sources, Danny Tamberelli has an estimated net worth of around $3 million.  

Facts: Ethnicity, height and more

  • Danny Tamberelli is of mixed ethnicity. He is of Italian and Irish descent. 
  • His birth sign is Aquarius.
  • Even though his exact height is not known, he is well over 5 feet 5 inches.


Noelle Montes

Update: 2024-05-04