Milo Anthony Ventimiglia, (born July 8, 1977) is an American actor who is popularly known for his character name Peter Petrelli on the NBC television series Heroes. A lot of Milo’s fans know him from his television work, but of course, he has been in a few movies too, for twenty years. He played his first starring role as Jason, in “Must Be the Music” in 1996 short film and had some minor roles played in television series until he played the main protagonist of the show, as Jed Perry in 2000. In 2004 to 2005, he played as Chris Pierce in the final season of the NBC drama “American Dreams”. He also had the supporting role in some horror films.
In 2007, he turns out to become a director with the original short comedy series, “It’s a mall world”. His major works include “Gilmore Girls” where he played the role as Jess Mariano and got his biggest role as Peter Petrelli.
Milo Ventimiglia’s wife and married life
Talking about his personal life, Ventimiglia is unmarried, no wife and no children.
Milo Ventimiglia’s girlfriend and dating history.
Though, Ventimiglia thinks dating with co-stars is not his cup of tea, somehow, he was having a relationship with his “Gilmore Girls” co-star Alexis Bledel for almost four years. After four years of relationship, Milo Ventimiglia and his former girlfriend broke up.
Soon after, he was linked to his other co-star Hayden Panettiere which lasted for two years. In 2010, rumors came in relating Milo’s dating with an American actress Jaimie Alexander. His last relationship was with Isabella Brewster – the sister of actress Jordana Brewster.
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Later on, it was recently revealed from an American celebrity gossip magazine “In Touch Weekly” that he’s quietly dating with a New Jersey native Kelly Egarian for the past five months. Milo Ventimiglia’s Current Girlfriend Kelly is currently living in Los Angeles and works as a marketing coordinator at the luxury fashion company Stella McCartney. With all these dating history with different girlfriends, Milo Ventimiglia is still not married to any wife.
Milo Ventimiglia movies
Ventimiglia’s film work includes independent movies and studio, comedy and drama. He is Known for darker films “Pathology”, which is a crime-horror film directed by Marc Schölermann and “The Divide”, directed by Xavier Gen, Ventimiglia also spent time on two comedies with Adam Sandler. Just recently with the other movies “That’s My Boy” and “Grown Ups 2”.
Other releases include: “Killing Season” alongside Robert Deniro and John Travolta, and the Weinstein companies “Grace of Monaco” starring Nicole Kidman, who plays Princess Grace Kelly. Ventimiglia plays Kelly’s press agent Rupert Allan. Milo’s Highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades just like “Gilmore Girls” and “This is Us” which also won the MTV Tearjerker award at the MTV Movie & TV Awards.
Milo’s first career break was in 1996 short film when he played as Jason, a homosexual teenager in “Must Be the Music”. Later, he also acted for some secondary roles in television serials like “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air”, “Sabrina, the Teenage Witch”, “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”, and “Law and Order: Special Victims Unit’ and ‘Boston Public”.
He also played the main character, Jed Perry. Milo Ventimiglia aka Jess from “Gilmore Girls” which is an American comedy-drama television series. This was when Ventimiglia was first noticed by fans. The series explores issues of friendship, romance, family and social classes. Gloriously, it has received numerous awards and nominations.
In 2005, he played the role of Richard Thorne in the mid-season replacement series, “The Bedford Diaries”, but the show lasted only eight episodes. He played Rocky Balboa’s son in the sixth and final installment of the Rocky series, “Rocky Balboa” in 2016. Milo Ventimiglia also worked in a short film, Intelligence”, directed by Allen Martinez. In 2005, he portrays Zach Harper in the film “Dirty Deeds”. Due to his hard work, his net worth is estimated to be $5 million dollars.
Awards and Nominations
From his major role in “Gilmore Girls”. Where it was awarded an Emmy Award for Outstanding Makeup for a Series for the episode “The Festival of Living Art” in 2004. Lauren Graham was nominated for one Golden Globe Award. It was also honored by the viewers for Quality Television in 2000 and receives an American Film Institute Award in 2002.
He was awarded for the teen choice award in the choice TV actor: Action Adventure category for “Heroes”, in 2008. We can also see him in some TV programs and movies such as “Chosen”, “Grace of Monaco”, “Gotham”, Walter” and “Wild Card”. Milo can be considered as one of the most successful actors of today’s generations. He is very talented, good looking with a great personality.
Milo Ventimiglia’s short bio and personal info.
Milo Ventimiglia was born in Anaheim, California, United States of America. His ancestors belonged to Sicilian, English, and Scottish genealogy. His last name Ventimiglia is the name of the town in Liguria, Italy, which means “twenty miles”, and later gave its name to another city, Ventimiglia di Sicilia. He was the youngest of three children and has two older sisters Laurel and Leslie.
He was born with some kind of the oddity describing himself as a ‘crooked mouth ‘in which the left side of his mouth was immobile, but it did not prevent him from becoming a great artist. His favorite book is The Long Walk. He has a great interest in directing and runs his own production company. Ventimiglia is a teetotaler; he does not drink alcohol and smoke cigarettes. Milo is a Lacto-vegetarian.
He attended El Modena High School in Orange, California and he graduated in 1995. Later, he joined a summer program at the American Controversy Theater. He also studied in a music school in San Francisco California as a theater major.