Milo Ventimiglia is an American actor, a director, and a producer who rose to stardom with the role of Jess Mariano in the American comedy-drama television series, ‘Gilmore Girls alongside Linda Porter and Arielle Kebbel, from the year 2001 to the year 2006. He is well-known for the portrayal of the role of Peter Petrelli in the American superhero drama television series, ‘Heroes’ from the year 2006 to the year 2010 and for the portrayal of the role of Jack Pearson in the American romantic drama television series, ‘This is Us’.
|Full Name||Milo Ventimiglia|
|Date of birth||8 July 1977|
|Birth Place||Anaheim, California, United States|
|Parent(s)||Peter Ventimiglia and Carol Wilson|
|Net worth||$12 Million|
Ventimiglia gave his debut as a director and as a producer when he helped in the direction and the production of the original short comedy series, ‘It’s a Mall World’ in the year 2007. Since then, he has directed an episode each of ‘Ultradome’ in the year 2010, ‘Suite 7’ in the year 2011, and ‘This is Us’ in the year 2019. Moreover, he is a winner of two Screen Actors Guild Awards and a Teen Choice award alongside numerous other awards and accolades.
What was Ventimiglia’s childhood like?
Milo Ventimiglia’s full name is Milo Anthony Ventimiglia. He was born on 8 July 1977 in Anaheim, California, the United States to his mother, Carol Wilson, and to his father, Peter Ventimiglia who is a veteran of the Vietnam War. He was born with damaged facial nerves which caused immobility to the left side of his mouth because of which he had a crooked mouth like the American actor and director, Sylvester Enzio Stallone. He was raised alongside his two sisters whose names are Leslie Ventimiglia and Laurel Ventimiglia. Besides this, he is currently 43 years old with the zodiac sign of Cancer.
Nationality and Body Measurement
Milo Ventimiglia holds an American nationality and descends from Italian and Sicilian ancestry through his father’s side and English and Scottish ancestry through his mother’s side. He is a Christian and he practices Christianity as his religion. Besides this, he stands at a height of 5 feet and 9 inches (1.75m/175cms) tall and weighs around 78kgs (172lbs). Moreover, he has an athletic body figure with a pair of light brown colored eyes and dark brown colored hair.
Milo Ventimiglia studied and completed his high school at the El Modena High School located in California alongside American actor and comedian, Michael William Day. For further studies, he studied and graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) with a major in theatre.
Milo Ventimiglia was involved in a romantic relationship with Alexis Bledel from the year 2002 to the year 2006 and with Hayden Panettiere from the year 2008 to the year 2009. Likewise, he has later involved with Isabella Brewster and Jaimie Alexander. He is currently single and has not been married yet nor does he father any children.
Milo Ventimiglia is active on social media platforms. His official Instagram account (@miloanthonyventimiglia) has over 2.1 million followers and his official Twitter account (@MiloVentimiglia) has over 618 thousand followers.
How Milo started his Career?
Milo Ventimiglia gave his debut performance as a professional actor in the year 1997 when he played the role of Jason in the four movies compilation, ‘Boy Story 2’. Following this role, he went on to play the role of a soccer player in the 1999 American teen romantic comedy movie, ‘She’s All That’ and the role of Travis in the 1999 American crime drama movie, ‘Speedway Junky’.
Milo has also played the role of Doc in the 2000 movie, ‘Massholes’ and the role of Josh in the 2001 short movie, ‘Nice Guys Finish Last ’. In the year 2003, he played the role of Matt Raymond in the movie, ‘Winter Break’ and in the year 2005, he played the role of Bo in the American German werewolf body horror movie, ‘Cursed’ and the role of Zach Harper in the American comedy movie, ‘Dirty Deeds’.
The year 2006 came with a lot of roles for Milo Ventimiglia as he played the role of Colin Mathers in the short movie, ‘Intelligence’, the role of Loomis Crowley in the American supernatural slasher movie, ‘Stay Alive’ and the role of Rocky Balboa Junior in the American sports drama movie, ‘Rocky Balboa’ where he starred alongside Sylvester Stallone.
In between the year 2008 and 2010, he played in movies like ‘Pathology’, ‘Gamer’, ‘Armored’ and ‘Order of Chaos’. He started the year 2011 with the role of Josh in the post-apocalyptic horror movie, ‘The Divide’ and the year 2012 with the role of Chad Martin in the American satirical comedy movie, ‘That’s My Boy’ and the role of Jonathan Dade in the horror movie, ‘Static’.
In the year 2013, he was cast for the roles of Paulo, Frat Boy Milo, Ian Wood, and Chris Ford in movies ‘Kiss of the Damned’, ‘Grown Ups 2’, ‘Breaking at the Edge’ and ‘Killing Season’ respectively. In between the years 2014 and 2018, he has appeared in movies like ‘Grace of Monaco’, ‘Wild Card’, ‘Sandy Wexler’, ‘Devil’s Gate’, ‘Creed 2’ and ‘Second Act’. His most recent work came in the year 2019 when he played the role of Denny Swift in the American comedy-drama movie, ‘The Art of Racing in the Rain’.
Milo Ventimiglia is especially known for the role of Jess Mariano in the American comedy-drama television series, ‘Gilmore Girls’ where he appeared for a total of 37 episodes. Likewise, he has also had the main role of Richard Thorne III in the American drama television series, ‘The Bedford Diaries’ and the main role of Peter Petrelli in the American superhero drama television series, ‘Heroes’.
Moreover, he also had main roles in series like ‘Mob City’ where he appeared as Ned Stax, ‘Chosen’ where he played the role of Ian Mitchell, ‘The Whispers’ where he played the lead role of Sean Bennigan, and ‘This is Us’ where he played the role of Jack Pearson.
Milo Ventimiglia was honored with the Harvard University’s Hasty Pudding Theatricals’ Man of the Year award in the year 2019. Moreover, he has won two Screen Actors Guild awards, one Teen Choice Award, one MTV Movie, and TV award, and one International Academy of Web Television award in his career as a professional actor.
As of the year 2020, Milo Ventimiglia has a net worth of $12 million approximately.