Why is Milo Ventimiglia famous? 

Milo Ventimiglia is a professional actor, producer, and director from the United States who probably is known for his role in a number of television series, Gilmore Girls, and later gained more recognition for his starring role in the American romantic family drama tv series, This Is Us. He has directed, produced, and performed in a number of successful films and tv series and has able to establish himself as one of the successful actors in Hollywood. 

Milo Ventimiglia
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Bio, Age, Family, and Young

Milo Ventimiglia was born on 8th July of 1977 in the city called Anaheim of California in the United States. His birth name is Milo Anthony Ventimiglia and he was born to a Vietnam War veteran, Peter Ventimiglia, and Carol Ventimiglia. He is the youngest among 3 children with Leslie and Laurel’s sisters. Ventimiglia is 43 years old turning into 44 in 2021.

Ventimiglia graduated from El Modena High School where he was a student government president. He used to participate in drama productions in his high school. He later joined the summer program, American Conservatory Theatre, and graduated from the University of California with a degree in theatre.



Milo Ventimiglia’s nationality is American.


Ethnicity and Zodiac

He belongs to white ethnicity having Sicilian, English, and Scottish ancestry. He has dark brown hair and light brown eyes. His sexual orientation is straight and has the birth sign, cancer.


Physical Features

 He possesses an attractive healthy body but he was not like this before. He had a slim body build but he decided to make a drastic change by going intense workout routine and cutting diets. As a result, he earned the perfect strong muscular body perfectly suited for action films and stunts. He is a vegetarian. He has a chest of 45 inches, biceps of 15.5 inches, and a waist of 34 inches.


Milo Ventimiglia’s height is 5 feet and 9 inches


Milo Ventimiglia’s weight is about 78 kg.


Personal Life

Girlfriends and Relationship

Milo Ventimiglia has been in a relationship with a number of women in the past. His first known relationship was with actress Alexis Bledel with whom he dated for 4 years from 2002 to 2006. He then dated actress Emmy Rossum for a short period in 2007. He next had a 3-year relationship with singer and actress, Hayden Panettiere then he had an on and off relationship with agent Isabella Brewster finally ending their relationship in 2014.

Ventimiglia was raised vegetarian and he doesn’t have smoking and drinking habits. He was entitled with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals’ in 2009.


Social media: Instagram, Twitter

Milo Ventimiglia is an active social media user having over 617 thousand followers on Twitter and over 2.1 million followers on Instagram. He can be connected with @miloanthonyventimiglia on Instagram.



Television Shows

Milo Ventimiglia started off his professional acting career with the television series, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air in 1995. He then made small appearances in other tv series, EZ Streets, Kelly Kelly, Promised Land, One World, and others finally landed the main role in Opposite Sex alongside Lisa Kudrow and Johnny Galecki in 2000. But he gained public attention only after his recurring roles in Gilmore Girls where he portrayed the character of Jess Mariano. In 2004, he landed another major role in American Dreams as Chris Pierce, and the following year, he played a major role in the American drama tv series, The Bedford Diaries as Richard Thorne III.

Milo Ventimiglia
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In 2006, he went through drastic body change for the American superhero drama tv series, Heroes were played the main role as Peter Petrelli. He also played a major role in the American action thriller web series, Chosen as Ian Mitchell. He further played a major role in the American science fiction drama tv series, The Whispers in 2015, and another breakthrough role as Jack Pearson in the tv series, This Is Us in 2016. He will be appearing in upcoming miniseries called Evel starring Evel Knievel.



Milo Ventimiglia made his film debut in 1997 with the film, Boys Life 2 and continued on making his small appearance in a number of films before receiving his first main role in the crime-horror film, Pathology in 2008. He next starred in the horror film, Static alongside star, Sara Paxton in 2012. He didn’t receive much success in the films and went on to playing smaller roles in the films like Killing Season, Tell, Waiter, Madtown, Creed II, Second Act, The Art of Racing in the Rain, alongside Brie Larson and Jason Statham and so on.


Directing and Producing

Milo Ventimiglia has also been credited for directing and producing the miniseries, It’s a Mall World in 2007. He has been credited as executive producer as well as directing Dave Knoll Finds His Soul and a single episode of Suite 7 alongside Alan Alda and Aron Musicant, This Is Us, and Ultradome. He also produced Winter Tales, Tell, Static. In 2013, he served in 6 episodes of The PET Squad Files and 18 episodes of Chosen as executive producer.


Awards and Nominations

Milo Ventimiglia has earned 3 Primetime Emmy Awards nominations for This Is Us in 2017, 2018, and 2019 respectively. He has further received nominations for Saturn Award for Heroes, Bravo Otto, Gold Derby Awards and Critics Choice Awards nomination for This Is Us. In 2019, he won his first IAWTV Award for Best Male Performance in a Drama after his performance in Chosen. He earned MTV Movie+ TV Awards in 2017 after the performance This Is Us. He also earned 2 Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series after the series; This Is Us. He also earned Teen Choice Awards for Choice Tv Actor: Action Adventure in 2008 for his performance in Heroes.

Milo Ventimiglia
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Net worth

As of 2021, Milo Ventimiglia’s net worth is estimated to be 12 million dollars. he earns his millions from directing, producing, and performing in films and television series. It is known that he earns 250 thousand dollars for every episode he makes his appearance on. His per episode earnings are increasing more and more because of his growing fame and he will be making more millions in coming years if he continues on his current growth. Ventimiglia has also endorsed Mountain Dew, Apple iBook, Chrysler PT Cruiser, Nixon watches, and others by making commercial appearances.


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