Justin Pierce Net Worth

Justin Pierce was born on March 21, 1975 in  London, England, United Kingdom, is Actor. Born in London, England to a Welsh mother and an Australian father, Justin Charles Pierce was raised in the Marble Hill section of Manhattan, New York City. He attended P.S. 7 in the Bronx for Elementary School and J.H.S. 141 in the Riverdale section of the Bronx for Junior High School. Pierce's parents divorced when he was 15 years old.After his parents' divorce, he began acting out and skipping school in favor of skateboarding. Pierce soon dropped out of school and moved out, staying in a basement of a building with fellow skaters. Pierce was later found under arrest for the possession of marijuana and heroin substances found under his pants in a police road search. The results in the court hearing were found inconclusive which resulted in the releasing of Pierce. Pierce went back to live with his parents at the age of 19.One day, while skateboarding in Washington Square Park, Pierce was discovered by film director Larry Clark. Clark then cast him in his controversial 1995 independent film Kids (1995). After the film's success, Pierce won an Independent Spirit Award for his portrayal of Casper, the foul-mouthed skater punk friend of Telly (Leo Fitzpatrick), and relocated to Los Angeles.Pierce would go on to appear in the 1997 film A Brother's Kiss (1997) as the young Nick Chinlund. Pierce also appeared in two made-for-TV movies, First Time Felon (1997) and This Is How the World Ends (2000), as well as the Fox sitcom, Malcolm in the Middle (2000). He also starred alongside Ice Cube and Mike Epps in the motion picture Next Friday (2000).On July 10, 2000, Pierce was found hanging in his room at the Bellagio hotel by hotel security.A Catholic service for Pierce took place on July 15, 2000 at St. Patrick's Old Cathedral in Manhattan's Little Italy, which was attended by Kids (1995) co-star Chloë Sevigny. But it was the memorial his friends held at the Public Theater that revealed the most about the actor. On a hot, sticky July afternoon, dozens of Pierce's tight family of skaters converged a few blocks uptown from the skateboard store Supreme, where Pierce was a fixture. As "Knocking on Heaven's Door" played over the sound system, the crowd wept openly while friends rose to memorialize Pierce.
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Age, Biography and Wiki

Who is it? Actor
Birth Day March 21, 1975
Birth Place  London, England, United Kingdom
Age 45 YEARS OLD
Died On July 10, 2000(2000-07-10) (aged 25)\nParadise, Nevada
Birth Sign Aries
Cause of death Suicide by hanging
Occupation Actor, skateboarder
Years active 1995–2000
Known for Kids, Next Friday
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Spouse(s) Gina Rizzo (m. 1999; his death 2000)

💰 Net worth: $11 Million

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Biography/Timeline

1997

He would go on to appear in the 1997 film A Brother's Kiss as the young Nick Chinlund. Pierce also appeared in television movies including 1997's First Time Felon. He also starred alongside Ice Cube and Mike Epps in the film Next Friday as Roach. Pierce's last on screen appearance was in the 2002 film Looking for Leonard, which was released after his death. The film was dedicated to his memory.

1998

Justin Pierce was a member of the original Zoo York skateboard team, and is featured in the Zoo York 'Mixtape' video (1998), magazines and adverts for the company. He was also a member of the original 'Supreme Crew' along with fellow Zoo York team riders and close friends Harold Hunter, Peter Bici, et al. In his memory Supreme have released featured images of his Skateboarding (taken by Photographer Ari Marcopoulos) in their clothing lines and publications. Promotional footage of Pierce and the 'Supreme Crew' skateboarding has recently surfaced on the Supreme New York website While skateboarding in Washington Square Park, Pierce was discovered by film Director Larry Clark, who cast him in his controversial 1995 film Kids. After the success of Kids, Pierce won an Independent Spirit Award for his portrayal of Casper, the profane and drug-addicted Skateboarder friend of Telly (Leo Fitzpatrick), and relocated to Los Angeles.

1999

In 1999, Pierce married Stylist Gina Rizzo in Las Vegas, Nevada.

2000

On July 10, 2000, Pierce was found hanging in his room at the Bellagio Hotel by hotel security. His death was determined to be a suicide. Two suicide notes were reported to be found which have not been released to the public. The following day, a Catholic memorial Service for Pierce was held at St. Patrick's Old Cathedral in Manhattan's Little Italy.

2017

After his parents' divorce, he began stealing cigarettes and food and skipping school in favor of skateboarding. Pierce soon quit school and moved out, staying in a "warren of rooms" in a basement of a building on 176th street, that was "teeming" with fellow skaters. Pierce was later arrested for the possession of marijuana and heroin under his pants in a police road search.