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Who is Jacy Nittolo? Ray Liotta and fiancée's last photo was days before his death

Amber Peake May 26, 2022
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Actor Ray Liotta, best known for his role as Henry Hill in Goodfellas, died in his sleep in the Dominican Republic where he was filming upcoming project Dangerous Waters, Deadline reports. He was 67 and is survived by fiancée Jacy Nittolo and daughter Karsen.

Heartbreakingly, the last photo of the couple together was taken mere days before the actor’s death.

Who is Ray Liotta’s fiancée Jacy Nittolo?

Ray Liotta’s fiancée, Jacy Nittolo, although not a celebrity herself, was thrust into the spotlight after her relationship with the actor, almost 20 years her senior, became public.

Nittolo was born on 26 September 1974 and is 47, going on 48. According to her Instagram, Nittolo is a hairstylist and owns her own hair salon. Despite the age gap, Liotta called her the “love of his life”.

Before she met the Goodfellas actor, she was previously married to Joseph ‘Joey’ Nittolo, with whom she shares sons Joey, Dax and Chazz, and daughter Jade. Her children are all teenagers or young adults.

Jacy Nittolo often posts about her children and relationship with Liotta on her Instagram under the handle @jacynittolo, where she has 2,700 followers.

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Nittolo and Liotta were first spotted out together in late 2019, with Nittolo later confirming their relationship on Instagram in February the following year.

During an appearance on Live With Kelly And Ryan on Friday 17 September 2021, the actor revealed the two met through their children. However, at first Nittolo is said not to have been interested in Liotta because of his acting background.

While sharing the initial conversation his daughter had with now fiancé Liotta, the actor joked: “(Jacy) said ‘stop right there; I want nothing to do with an actor whatsoever.'”

The couple announced they were engaged on Boxing Day (26 December) 2020 by sharing a photo together in front of their Christmas tree as Nittolo flashed her engagement ring.

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Jacy Nittolo’s age and net worth revealed

Jacy Nittolo is currently 47 years old, set to turn 48 this September.

Celebrating her 45th birthday with an Instagram post, she shared a priceless secret with her followers – she still feels 25 at heart:

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Popular Bio reports Jacy Nittolo’s net worth at around $800,000. However, other sources believe it could be closer to $950,000.

Ray Liotta passes away, age 67

According to reports from Thursday, 26 May, Ray Liotta died in his sleep while in the Dominican Republic, where he was filming his latest project, Dangerous Waters.

Details surrounding the circumstances of his death have not been made public at this time.

The couple were last photographed out together just a few days before Liotta’s sudden passing, enjoying dinner and a walk in Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles. They seemed in good spirits, laughing and strolling hand-in-hand in the early evening light. They were spotted leaving the Spruzzo Italian restaurant.

Earlier this year, the couple also shared photos from a beach holiday they took in January:

As news of Liotta’s death breaks, messages of condolence from friends, colleagues and fans flood social media.

The Focus sends its condolences to Jacy and the family, friends and fans of Ray Liotta at this difficult time.

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Amber is an entertainment journalist with a love for anything showbiz, celeb or reality TV. After graduating with a degree in Journalism at Brunel University she became a Showbiz Reporter at Express.co.uk. Having written for both HITC and The Focus, Amber is now a staff writer for The Focus covering the latest celeb and entertainment trends.