Milo Ventimiglia Biography
Full name: Milo Anthony Ventimiglia
Birthdate: July 8, 1977
Birthplace: Anaheim, California, United States
Occupation: Producer, Actor
Milo Ventimiglia is an American actor famous for his role of Jess Mariano in the TV series “Gilmore Girls”. He was born on July 8, 1977, in Anaheim, California. His father Peter Ventimiglia is a Vietnam War veteran and is of Italian-Sicilian descent and his mother is a homemaker and has an English-Scottish ancestry. He is the youngest of three siblings. He has two elder sisters named Leslie Ventimiglia and Laurel Ventimiglia. When Milo was born, his nerves of the left side was damaged causing that side to remain immobile resulting in his crooked mouth.
During childhood, he attended the El Modena High School which is in Orange, California. During his schooling, he participated in various activities such as wrestling, and dramas. He also became the president of the student government and held the office. Later, he graduated from college in 1995. Later he enrolled in the American Conservatory Theatre for their summer program at the age of eighteen. After completing the program, Milo took theatre major at the University of California in Los Angeles.
Milo Ventimiglia Career and Net Worth
During the time Milo attended the summer program at the American Conservatory Theatre, he made his debut as an actor in the role of a gay teenager in the short movie “Must Be the Music”. He also appeared in the movie titled “The Fresh Prince of Bel Air”. Later, he guest starred in TV series including “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”, “Sabrina, the Teenage Witch”, “Law and Order: Special Victims Unit” and “Boston Public”.
In 2000, Milo played the lead role of Jed Perry in the Fox TV series titled “Opposite sex”. However, the series was very short and aired for just eight episodes. The following year, Milo played the role of Jess Mariano who is a brooding teen in the TV series “Gilmore Girls”. In the second season of the show, he was introduced as one of the main cast members and aired till 2004. Later he signed for the spin-off show of “Gilmore Girls” titled “Windward Circle”. However, the show couldn’t be aired due to some unknown reasons. Later, Milo played the role of Chris Pierce in the third and final season of the series “American Dreams”.
In 2005, Milo starred in the series “The Bedford Diaries” though the show lasted for just eight episodes. Later he played the supporting roles in the horror movie “Cursed” in the same year and “Stay Alive” the following year. He also starred in the short movie titled “Intelligence” and later in the full-length movie “Dirty Deeds”. Later, Milo starred as Peter Petrelli in the NBC series titled “Heroes”. The show was about normal people discovering their superpowers. The show aired for four seasons and concluded in 2011.
Milo has also produced and developed a mini web-series titled “It’s a Mall World” in 2007. Later, he starred in the music video of “Big Girls Don’t Cry” by Fergie as her love interest. In 2008, Milo starred in the horror movie “Pathology” as a medical student. Later, he starred in the movie “Gamer” and the apocalypse thriller “The Divide”. He also gave his voice to the character of Wolverine in the anime series “Marvel Anime: Wolverine”. He also did the same role in “Marvel Anime: Blade” and “Marvel Anime: Iron Man”. In 2016, Milo starred in the NBC period drama series titled “This Is Us” which received critical acclaims. He also received his first nomination in the category Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series at the Emmy Awards for his role.
The total estimated net worth of Milo Ventimiglia is 12 million dollars.
Milo Ventimiglia Relationship
Back in 2003, Milo used to date the American actress Alexis Bledel. The two first met at the set of “Gilmore Girls” and had great chemistry on-screen. The two dated secretly four long years. The two also talked about marriage, as Alexis later said in an interview, “I think everybody who has been dating for more than a couple of years probably talks about it at some point,”. However, the two split up after four years but the reason was also kept a secret.
In 2007, Milo was rumored to be dating the American actress Emmy Rossum. The rumors started when the two were seen making out at the 2007 Oscars. However, that was the first and last time the two were seen together. Later in 2008, Milo started dating another American actress Hayden Panettiere. Initially, the two denied of having a relationship between them. The two first met on the set of the series “Heroes”. Milo was also seen spending time with Hayden’s entire family in New York City. The two were seen very comfortable with each other. According to sources, Hayden referred Milo as her boyfriend in front of her family and friends. Later, when asked about their relationship, Milo said “She and I are close friends. It`s only natural that people are going to couple us together.” However, the huge age gap was a problem and the couple eventually separated.
Later in 2009, Milo briefly dated the American casting director Isabella Brewster who is also the sister of “Fast and the Furious” star Jordanna Brewster. The two were first spotted walking around Santa Monica holding each other hands. However, their relationship didn’t last very long and separated soon. Later, there were rumors that Milo started dating the American actress Jaimie Alexander. The rumors carried out for 2 years. However, both of then denied the rumors till the end. At one point it was there were even rumors about the two getting engaged. Currently, Milo Ventimiglia is single.