Drea de Matteo
Date of Birth: Jan 19, 1972
Birthplace: Queens, New York City, New York, USA
Andrea Donna de Matteo, called Drea (pronounced dray), was born on January 19, 1972 in Queens, New York, into an affluent family, the youngest of three children and the only girl. She is the daughter of Donna, a playwright and playwriting teacher at HB Studio in New York, and Albert A. De Matteo, a furniture manufacturer. She is of Italian descent. De Matteo spent her early childhood in Queens, and the family then moved to the Upper East Side in Manhattan, into Aretha Franklins former townhouse.