Talia Shire, also known as Talia Rose Coppola, is an American actress. She is well known for her role as Adrian Balboa in “Rocky” and Connie Corleone in the movie “The Godfather.”

She has also played in the movies “The Dunwich Horror,” “Old Boyfriends,” “Prophecy,” “Rad,” “New York Stories,” “Kiss the Bride.” 

Quick Info
Full NameTalia Rose Coppola
Date of BirthApril 25, 1946
Birth PlaceLake Success, New York, U.S.
Parent(s)Carmine Coppola,
Italia Pennino
Spouse(s)/Partner(s)David Shire
​​(m. 1970; div. 1980)​
Jack Schwartzman
​(m. 1980; died 1994)
Net worth$20 Million

Early Life and Bio

Talia was born on April 25th, 1946, in Lake Success, New York, US. She was raised in a Catholic family from Italy as an ancestor. She is the only daughter of Carmine Coppola and Italia Pennino.  She has two brothers Francis and August Ford.

She has cousins Naples, Francis Ford Coppola, and August Coppola. 

Talia Shire
Talia Shire Image source (tcm.com)

Nationality and Physical Stats

Talia Shire is 5’3” tall, weighing 58KG. As she is 74 years old, the body measurements are not available, although the bra size is 32B. She has brown hair with dark brown eyes. 

Although her grandparents were originally from Italy, she was born in America; therefore, she is American by Nationality. 

The Zodiac sun Sign of Talia is Taurus. 


Movies and Television Series

The debut film for Talia was in the film “The Wild Racers” in the ear1968. After her debut movie, she appeared in various movies “The Dunwich Horror,” “Gas-s-s-s,” “The Christian,” “Licorice Store.” 

Some of the famous she played is “The Godfather,” “The Godfather Part II,” “Rocky,” “Old Boyfriends,” “Rocky II,” “Rocky III,” “Rocky IV,” “Rocky V,” “The Godfather Part III,” “Cold Heaven,” “Bed and Breakfast,” “Deadfall,” “She’s so Lovely,” “Kiss The Bride,” “Working Man,” “Dreamland,” “Minkow.”

And some of the series that she played is “Foster and Laurie,” “Doctor’s Hospital,” “Rich Man, Poor Man,” “Kill me If You can,” “Blossom,” “Born Into Exile,” “Blue Smoke,” “Kingdom,” “Grace and Frankie” and also “Girlfriend’s Guide to Divorce.”

Talia Shire
Talia-Shire Image source (dentonrc.com)


The film Rocky is a sports drama movie from 1976. The film is directed by John G. Avildsen and written by Sylvester Stallone. The movie stars are Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Carl Weathers, Burgess Meredith.

Talia has represented herself as Adrianna “Adrian” Pennino. 

The movie’s budget was $960,000, which is equivalent to $4.31 Million in 2019, and the box office income was $225 Million, which is equivalent to $1.01 Billion in 2019.

The IMDb rating of the movie is 8.1/10.

The Godfather Part II

The Godfather is a film series, and this is the second part of the 5 films; the movie is from 1974. The movie is directed and produced by Francis Ford Coppola. The movie stars are Al Pacino, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton, Robert De Niro, Talia Shire, Morgana King, John Cazale, Mariana Hill, and Lee Strasberg.

Talia has represented herself as Adrianna “Adrian” Pennino. 

The movie’s budget was $13 Million, and the box office income was $48-88 Million.

The IMDb rating of the movie is 9/10.


Awards and Achievements

She has been nominated for the “Academy Award of Best Actress” and the “Golden Globe Award for Best Actress.” She has also won the awards “National Board of Review Award for Best Supporting Actress,” “New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actress,” “National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actress” for a single movie “Rocky.”  Also, she has played in collecting the film series “The Godfather,” which went viral from the era.

Personal Life: Husband and Children

She was married to David Shire and had a child Matthew Orlando back in the year 1970. They were married for ten years, and they separated as well as got a divorce.

And again, she married Jack Schwartzman and had sons Jason and Robert. She became a widow in the year 1994. 

Talia Shire
Talia Shire Image source (syracuse.com)

What is Talia Shire’s Net Worth?

The net worth of Talia is $20 Million. She has not shown her lifestyle in her interviews and the media.

Social Media Presence

Talia is not active in social media as she is not that interested in using it, and she is old too.


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