Where is Marcy Wudarski Late James Gandolfini’s Ex-Wife Now?

November 21, 2023   | March 22, 2024  | 

    The producer, Marcy Wudarski became famous after marrying the late actor James Gandolfini, who was well-known to the public for his work in the hit series, The Sopranos.

    However, the couple had a nasty ending to their relationship. Marcy disappeared from the public eye after separation from James – why? And, where is she now? Read the article below to learn more about Marcy’s life.

    Key Takeaways

    • Marcy Wudarski worked as a secretary for James Gandolfini, before they got married.
    • The couple got married in the year 1999 when Marcy was pregnant with their first child.
    • They got divorced in 2002 which led to Marcy’s disappearance from the public.
    • Marcy got the West Village Apartment after the divorce.

    How was Marcy’s Life before She Came to the Limelight?

    Wudarski was born on February 6, 1967. She grew up in her birthplace of Hudson and is an American citizen of Caucasian descent.

    Marcy was Born into a Military Family

    Her father, Edward B. Wudarski is a retired Army lieutenant colonel and a retired comptroller for the Department of the Army in Washington. He was also an Army veteran of World War II and the Korean War. The old man died on March 23, 1980.

    Her mother, Mary Ann Wudarski was a housewife. She died on October 19, 1998, in Hudson, Pasco. Both of her parents were from Pennsylvania.

    Marcy’s Was James Gandolfini’s Secretary

    Marcy attended Bayonet Point Junior High School. Wudarski worked as Gandolfini’s personal secretary. Likewise, she has also worked behind the scenes in the entertainment industry.

    Later, she pursued a career as a film producer and made her debut as an executive producer through the movie, Wish You Were Here.

    Marcy Fell in Love with her Boss

    In 1995, when James’s career was still in initial stages, he hired Marcy as his secretary. In an old interview, she mentioned that she didn’t know who James was when she first met him. She said, “I was working between jobs, working for a movie company, and a friend suggested I be a part-timer helper, do some piddling things for ‘this actor you never heard of who’s made a couple of nothing movies”.

    James and Marcy began dating at the early stages of James's career. The couple were spotted at different events.
    Marcy Wudarski with her ex-husband late James Gandolfini at an event for The Sopranos (1999)

    After working together so closely to each other, the duo fell in love and started living together in the West Village Apartment that James owned in 1996.

    When did they marry?

    The couple married each other in March 1999. Marcy was already pregnant with their first child, Michael when they exchanged the vows in an intimate ceremony. She gave birth to their first and only child Michael Gandolfini on May 10, 1999.

    Marcy and James Called it Quits in 2001

    The duo started having ups and downs in their relationship after marriage. James left the house on February 1, 2001, and the couple eventually ended up getting separated in 2002. The divorce was not smooth either – they exposed their partner with wild accusations.

    Marcy claimed that the Sopranos actor was a drug and alcohol addict and had gone to a rehabilitation center in 1998. She even hired private investigators to follow her husband to find out if he was still using drugs.

    Additionally, it was rumored that James had extramarital affairs with several women, including a stripper.

    Marcy’s Disappeared After Her Divorce from James

    The film producer disappeared from the limelight after her divorce from James. Marcy won the custody of their son, Michael, and also got the West Village Apartment after divorce.

    Nevertheless, sometime later, she sold the apartment and disappeared from the public eye since then. Nobody really knows about her whereabouts.

    Marcy’s Ex-Partner James was a Versatile Actor

    James made his acting debut with the role of Tony Baldessari in the movie A Stranger Among Us in 1992. The following year, the actor appeared in four motion pictures: Italian movie, Mr. Wonderful, Money for Nothing, and True Romance.

    After playing a leading role in True Romance in 1993, Gandolfini gained notoriety. Later, James appeared in a number of critically praised movies, such as The Taking of Pelham 123, Enough Said, and others.

    James has won many awards and recognitions for making remarkable contribution to the entertainment industry. Marcy's ex-husband won three Emmys for the role of Tony Sopranos.
    James Gandolfini with his ex-wife Marcy and the Emmy award in his hand.

    One of his acknowledged works includes the role of Tony Sopranos in ‘The Sopranos’ for which the actor won three Emmys in 2000.

    Marcy’s Ex-Husband Died after 11 years of their Separation

    James lost his life to a heart attack on June 19, 2013. The actor was vacationing with his 14-year-old son, Michael in Italy when his son found him dead in the hotel’s bathroom.

    Marcy bravely attended her ex-husband’s funeral as one of his former acquaintances.

    Marcy’s son, Michael Gandolfini has followed in his father’s career paths

    Michael has the same passion for acting as his father. He made his television debut in the TV series, The Deuce in 2018, portraying the role of Joey Dwyer. In the same year, he also made his movie debut with the role of Busboy in Ocean’s 8.

    Marcy's son Michael followed his father's career paths into movies. His father James has played some remarable roles.
    Marcy Wudarski with her son Michael Gandolfini at the event for The Drop (2014).

    Moreover, Michael starred in The Many Saints of Newark, the prequel to The Sopranos, where he played the younger version of Tony Soprano, his father’s iconic character.

    Where is Marcy Wudarski Now?

    After her divorce, Marcy left her public life and started living privately. According to the sources, Marcy currently lives in New York with her son. She is rarely seen with her son at a few events.

    How much is her Net Worth?

    Marcy’s net worth in 2023 is $500,000. She also sold the West Village apartment for $6.2 million. Her ex-husband, the late James Gandolfini had an estimated net worth of $70 million at the time of his death.

    Quick Facts
    Full Name Marcy Wudarski
    Popular Name Marcy
    Birth Place Hudson, USA
    Birthday February 6, 1967
    Age 57 years
    Zodiac Aquarius
    Nationality American
    Ethnicity White Caucasian
    Father Edward B. Wudarski
    Mother Mary Ann Wudarski
    Siblings none
    School Bayonet Point Junior High School
    Profession producer
    Net Worth $500,000
    Height 172 cm
    Eye Color dark brown
    Hair Color blonde
    Sexuality Straight
    Marital Status Divorced
    Relationship Status not mentioned
    Partner not mentioned
    Partner not mentioned
    Spouse Late James Gandolfini
    Children Michael Gandolfini