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Where Is Lillo Brancato Jr Now? Net Worth, Wife, Arrest – Wiki

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• Lillo Brancato Jr is an actor known for his role in Robert De Niro's debut film, “A Bronx Tale”
• He was adopted by an Italian-American family and raised to enjoy pasta
• He began his career in show business at 15, and starred in films such as “Renaissance Man”, “Crimson Tide”, “Enemy of the State”, and “The Sopranos”
• He was arrested in 2005 for a burglary that resulted in a gunfight, and served a ten-year sentence in the Oneida Correctional Facility
• His net worth is estimated at $1,000 as of mid-2020.

Lillo Brancato Jr is an actor, perhaps best known for his role in Robert De Niro’s debut film as a director, “A Bronx Tale”. However, despite his success as an actor, Lillo’s drug addiction drove him to commit crimes for which he did time in prison. In 2013, he was released on parole and made his return onto the silver screen. Here is a look at the life of the actor Lillo Brancato.

Early life and family

Lillo was born on the 30th August 1976, in Bogata, Colombia.

At the age of four, he was adopted by an Italian-American family from Yonkers, New York City USA – his adoptive father is Lillo Brancato Senior, and his mother is Domenica Brancato. His father worked as a construction worker, and his mother was a beautician.

He has an adoptive brother Vincent, ‘Vinny’, who was reported to have worked as a fashion model, but has since been employed as a civil servant in Yonkers. Despite being born in Colombia, Lillo has stated in an interview that he considers himself Italian because he was raised to enjoy pasta.

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Educational background

Lillo’s educational background is mostly limited to matriculating from high school. Lillo studied at Mount Saint Michael Academy, but hasn’t furthered his education at any later point in his life.

Career

Lillo began his career in show business at the age of 15 in 1992 – at the time Lillo was swimming with a group of friends at Jones Beach, New York when he caught the attention of the talent scout, who was on the lookout for Robert De Niro look-alikes.

It was Lillo’s accurate impersonation of De Niro’s character ‘Travis Bickle’ in the film “Taxi Driver’ that landed him the role of De Niro’s son in his first film casting “A Bronx Tale”.

Following this success, Lillo continued to pursue a life of acting, and landed several more roles, in 1994 as Pvt Donnie Benitez in “Renaissance Man”, and in 1995 he could be seen in the film “Crimson Tide”. In the following years, he would continue in minor roles, among which the more notable titles include the 1998 film “Enemy of the State”.

Lillo made his debut on television on the set of “Dead Man’s Gun” in 1999, and the following year landed a recurring role in “The Sopranos” as Matthew Bevilaqua. He also starred in a few other shows, including “NYPD Blue”, and the short-lived crime drama “Falcone”.

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As his career continued, Lillo landed several more roles in films, such as the 2001 films “Sticks” and “In The Shadows”, and in 2002 he landed the role of Larry in the film “The Adventures of Pluto Nash”. In 2004 he was cast in “Downtown: A Street Tale”, and his last appearance before his arrest in 2005 was in the film “Slingshot”

Since his return to the silver screen following his release from prison, Lillo has appeared in a couple of films, but has not returned as of yet to a career in television. He starred in the 2015 short film “The Bronx Dahmer”, as well as the 2016 film “Back In The Day”. Lillo also made an appearance in “Vamp Bikers Tres”, and in 2017 appeared in the film “Dead On Arrival”, and the short film “Man of the House”.

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His latest appearances include roles in the films “5th Borough” and “The Fearless Two”, both of which were released in 2020. Lillo has recently branched out to pursue a career as a producer, and has worked on the post-production of “The Fury” and “Zombie: The Motion Picture”.

Hobbies, favourite things and interesting facts

The little information out there about Lillo’s personal preferences is that he was a fan of Robert De Niro even before he starred alongside him in his debut film. Other than that, it is common knowledge that Lillo had served a ten-year sentence for burglary, in the Oneida Correctional Facility.

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The incident that led to Lillo’s arrest happened on 10 December 2005 in New York, confronted by an off-duty police officer with accomplice Steven Armento, while attempting to burglarize a home in Arnow Place. It resulted in a gunfight that cost the police officer his life and left Lillo and his accomplice wounded. Steven Armento was armed and the one who opened fire on the police officer – he was charged with murder and sentenced to life in prison without parole.

This was not, however, Lillo’s first run-in with the police.

Earlier that same year in June, Lillo was arrested and charged with being in possession of illegal narcotics. After being pulled over by police in the Bronx, New York, initially because the car had a missing tail-light, a search of the glove compartment turned up four bags of heroin.

Relationships

Past relationships in which Lillo has been involved, and that have gained public attention, were with Chanel Capra in the early nineties, then he dated the daughter of Steven Armento, Stefanie, which landed him in serious trouble. It is now suggested that he is seeing Christina Chen, and that they are making plans for marriage.

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Physical characteristics

  • Date of Birth: 30 August 1976
  • Hair colour: Brown
  • Eye colour: Brown
  • Height: 5ft 7ins (1.7m)
  • Weight: 169 lbs (77kgs)
  • Shoe Size: Unknown
  • Star Sign: Aries
  • Nationality: American/Columbian
  • Ethnicity: Mestizo

Net worth

Due to Lillo’s criminal past, his wealth has taken a serious knock, so that his net worth is estimated at only somewhat over $1,000, as of mid-2020.

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The Untold Truth Of Tony Gonzalez’s Wife – October Gonzalez

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Who is October Gonzalez?

Tony Gonzalez is a big name in American Football, as he has a number of records to his name, and has achieved so much in professional football. However, here are some facts about his wife, October Gonzalez. She is an actress and television personality who is not only known as Tony’s wife, but also as guest-hostess of the show “Rachel Ray” (2014-2016) and for her appearance in the show “Beat Shazam” (2017), among other accomplishments.

The Untold Truth of October Gonzalez

October was born as October Calinda Vegas-Russell on the 10th October 1980, in Los Angeles, California USA; she is the daughter of Pat Vegas, while her mother’s name is not known to the media.

She has three sisters and a brother; one sister’s name is Sarah, and her brother is PJ Vegas. Her father Pat is a legendary musician, and a member of the band Redbone, known for hit singles “Come and Get Your Love”, “Wovoka”, “Suzie Girl”, “We Were All Wounded At Wounded Knee”, “The Witch Queen of New Orleans”, and others. Influenced by her father’s success, October became interested music at an early age and in school was a member of the singing group, Elementary Ensemble. However, October’s parents developed a drug addiction, and she and her siblings were forced to move to Florida where they lived with their uncle and aunt.

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She went to West Brook Senior High School, and after matriculation enrolled at the University of Texas, Austin.

How October and Tony Met?

Following her graduation, October obtained a license in bartending and cosmetology, and began working at a bar in Newport Beach, California. It was during her bartending days that she met Tony. The bar was owned by former basketball star Dennis Rodman, so Tony was a frequent visitor. At the time, October was already in a relationship and didn’t even pay attention to Tony. However, Tony threw a party and invited October and her then-boyfriend.

October wasn’t fond of Tony’s actions and rejected him, but a year later when she broke up with her boyfriend, she accepted a date with Tony. The two hit it off immediately and have been together ever since.

Still Not Married

They began dating in 2003, and though they consider themselves a married couple, the two haven’t officially wed. Nevertheless, back in 2007 they held a commitment ceremony, which marked the start of their union. Since then, they have welcomed two sons and a daughter, and October is step-mother to Tony’s son Nikko, from one of his previous relationships.

October Gonzalez Career

In addition to her bartending, since starting a romance with Tony, October has been heavily involved in the entertainment world.

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Her first appearance was in the football wives documentary made by E!, entitled “True Hollywood Story” in 2009. Since then, October has made guest appearances in shows such as “Entertainment Tonight” (2014-2015), “Rachel Ray” (2014-2016), and was also the DJ in the show “Beat Shazam” in 2017. Most recently, she tried herself as an actress, and appeared in the TV series “Modern Family”, though, only in a minor role.

October Gonzalez Net Worth, Height, Weight, and Appearance

October has made a name for herself, though she is still best known as Tony Gonzalez’s companion. Her wealth has grown with her success, and it is estimated that her net worth is as high as $3 million, as of early 2020.

October Gonzalez stands at 5ft 4ins (1.63m) tall, while her weight and vital statistics aren’t known, but she has retained a perfect figure, despite pregnancies and age.

October Gonzalez Interests, News, Facts

October is a member of several humanitarian organizations, and is known for her philanthropic activities. She participated in the PETA campaign “I‘d Rather Go Naked Than Wear a Fur”, and she also supports Shadow Buddies Foundation, focused on improving the lives of children in need. Furthermore, October has been the host of the television show “Pink Party”, in which children and teenagers that are battling or battled cancer in the past tell their stories.

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October Gonzalez’ Husband, Tony Gonzalez

Born Anthony David Gonzalez on the 27th February 1976, in Torrance, California USA, he is of mixed ancestry, as he has Jamaican, Cape Verdean, Scottish, African-American and Native American roots. He grew up with his mother Judy Gonzalez, and brother Chris in Huntington Beach, California, where his mother worked two jobs to provide for him and his brother. Tony went to Huntington Beach High School where he started playing football and basketball. During his high school career Tony won several awards, including being named into the first-team All-America selection.

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Following the end of his senior year, Tony was named Orange County High School Athlete of the Year, sharing the honors with golfer Tiger Woods. After high school, Tony enrolled at the University of California, Berkeley, where he studied communications, but was much more focused on his football and basketball careers. He entered the NFL Draft in 1997, foregoing his last school at the university.

Career and Records

In the National Football League (NFL) Draft, Tony was chosen as the 13th pick overall by the Kansas City Chiefs, but in his rookie year, Tony had at best mediocre numbers with 33 receptions and two touchdowns, although it was good enough to earn him a spot in the NFL All-Rookie Team.

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He improved in his second year with 59 receptions for 621 yards, and his third season was his breakthrough year in which he caught 76 receptions for 849 yards and 11 touch-downs; this earned him his first Pro Bowl selection, and a place in First-Team All-Pro. Since then, Tony has set many records, and has a total of 14 Pro Bowl appearances, before ending his career after 17 seasons in the NFL. He played for the Kansas City Chiefs until the end of the 2008 season when he was traded to the Atlanta Falcons, where he spend the rest of his career, which he ended with 1,325 receptions for 15,127 yards.

After retiring, Gonzalez has become an NFL analyst, and has worked with CBS and FOX.

Business Career, Acting, Net Worth

In addition to his sports career, Tony is also recognized for his business enterprises. Back in the day when he was with the Kansas City Chiefs, Tony started the cleaning service company Extreme Clean 88, and also co-founded a sports nutrition company, which produces and sells protein shakes, vitamins, and other diet supplements.

Tony is also an actor, and has featured in several television series and films; one of his major roles was as Special Agent Tony Francis, and as Paul Donovan in the film “XXX: Return of Xander Cage”. Tony’s net worth has benefited from all of his endeavors, and according to sources, Tony Gonzalez’s net worth is as high as $20 million, as of early 2020.

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Taylor John Smith – Career, Relationships, Net Worth – Bio

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Who is Taylor John Smith? Wiki Bio

Taylor John Smith was born in Los Angeles, California USA, on 13 May 1995 – his zodiac sign is Taurus and he holds American nationality. He is an actor, best known for his roles in the “Insidious: Chapter 3” film shot in 2015, and in the “American Crime” TV series in 2016.

Early life and education

Taylor was raised in Los Angeles by his father who is a small store owner, and his mother who is an accountant; he has one older and one younger brother, and a younger sister. When he enrolled at high school, Taylor began playing soccer and basketball, and wanted to enroll at a university on a soccer scholarship upon matriculation, however, at the age of 16 he attended an acting class instead of his sister, and discovered that he had a talent for acting.

His sister is also an actress, although not as popular as Taylor. After matriculating from high school, he didn’t to pursue a career in sports, but rather began working on his way up in the film industry.

Appearances in movies

In 2014, Taylor made his debut film appearance playing Dwight in “Some Kind Of Beautiful” in the film which follows a Cambridge poetry professor (Pierce Brosnan) who starts to wonder about his life, and falls in love with a woman played by Salma Hayek. In the same year, Taylor appeared as Joey in “Ghost Bastards 2”, and in 2015 won roles in “Martyrs” and “Insidious: Chapter 3”.

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The year 2016 saw him star as Anthony Keller in “Wolves”, and as Brad in “Holding Patterns”, and was then invited to appear in the award-winning film “You Get Me” shot in 2017, which follows a high school student who breaks up with his girlfriend, and then sleeps with another girl who turns out to be a psycho and who tries to kill his girlfriend after they get back together. In the same year, he portrayed Billy in “Tatterdemalion”, while his two latest appearances have been in “Hunter Killer” in 2018 and “The Outpost” in 2019.

Appearances in TV series and other ventures

He made his debut TV series appearance playing Braden Sullivan in the fourth episode of the second season of “Perception” in 2013. The year 2014 saw him appear in two episode of “Twisted”, and a single episode of “Les Experts”. New roles followed in 2015, such as Chet in “Hart of Dixie”, Steve McGarrett in “Hawaii 5-0”, and Nick in “Gray’s Anatomy” among many others. He gained recognition in 2016 after being invited to play Luke in the “American Crime” drama TV series, which follows happenings during a trial, appearing in four episodes of the show.

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His latest two appearances in TV series have been in “Faking It” in 2016 and “Sharp Objects” in 2017. In 2014, he ventured into the music industry, being featured on the “Divide & Conquer” album of the Vandaveer band.

Love life and relationships

Taylor at first kept details of his love life to himself, but he was seen with a mysterious girl on several occasions, and some people who recognized the actor took pictures of the two, and uploaded them onto the internet. The girl was later identified as Andreina Serrano, a model and an actress from Chicago, Illinois, and after the public exposure, Taylor often uploaded pictures of them together onto his Instagram account.

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The two allegedly met on the set of a movie they were both cast to appear in, and started dating. Rumor has it that Taylor and Andreina have recently become engaged and are planning to marry in the summer of 2020, while they are already living together in Los Angeles.

Before Andreina, Taylor was in a relationship with another mysterious woman whom he began dating while at high school, and the two spent three years together before splitting due to what appears to be jealousy because of Taylor’s success in the film industry.

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Hobbies and other interests

Taylor is physically very active, thus his muscular body – he has several training sessions at the gym each week, while he also plays a variety of sports such as soccer, beach volleyball, and basketball. Summer is his favorite season, as he enjoys surfing, swimming, and playing water polo with his friends. He has his own favorites when it comes to famous actors and actresses, who are Robert De Niro and Natalie Portman, while his favorite director of all times is James Francis Cameron.

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Some of the movies he enjoys watching the most are “Sleepless in Seattle”, “The Sleepers”, and “Catch Me If You Can”.

In his spare time, Taylor likes to travel with his girlfriend, and has uploaded many pictures from various locations onto his Instagram account such as Paris, France, and Miami in Florida which is his dream travel destination due to its beaches.

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Both Taylor and Andreina are lovers of animals and they have a pet dog who is occasionally featured in Taylor’s pictures on Instagram, and whom they take with them even on their holidays.

Appearance and net worth

Taylor is 24 years old. He has short brown hair and blue eyes, is 6ft 1ins (1.85m) tall, and weighs around 175lbs (79kgs). As of early 2020, his net worth is estimated at over $2 million.

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Who is Antoinette Robertson aka Coco in “Dear White People”? Wiki Bio

Antoinette Robertson was born in The Bronx, New York City USA on 26 June 1993 – her zodiac sign is Cancer, she holds American nationality, and is of African-American descent. She is an actress, probably best known for starring in the “Dear White People” TV series in 2017.

Early life and education

Antoinette was raised in The Bronx by her parents who are originally from Jamaica. Antoinette is their only child, apparently conceived by her mother Joan Scott Robertson after a bit of a struggle.

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Antoinette attended Jamaica Anglican all-girls school where she was physically very active, competing in several sports while also being a cheerleader. She launched her acting career while attending high school, but nevertheless continued with her education by enrolling at Stony Brook University, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry in 2015.While attending college, she also practiced acting, enrolling at the William Esper Studio Conservatory where she studied theater arts.

Career as an actress

Antoinette first gained recognition after she was cast to appear in the “Zero Hour” drama fantasy TV series in 2013, which follows a man who is dragged into a conspiracy after working as an editor for a skeptics magazine for over 20 years.

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In 2014, she was invited to portray Lynly Hayes in the “Hart of Dixie” TV comedy drama series, which follows Zoe Hart who is a doctor and who is invited to work for Dr. Harley Wilkes in Bluebell in Alabama, however, after her arrival, she learns that the doctor died and has left her in charge. In 2015 she appeared in “The Haves and the Have Nots” crime drama TV series, which follows families Cryer and Harrington who are rich, and the Young family who are poor. Her next role was in 2016 in the “Atlanta” TV comedy drama music series, which follows Earn and Alfred who trying to become famous rappers.

From there, she went on to appear in the “Mary + Jane” TV comedy series, and “The Late Bloomer” comedy drama movie in 2016.

Antoinette’s breakthrough role came in 2017, when she was invited to star as Colandrea Coco Conner in the “Dear White People” TV comedy drama series, which follows a couple of black students who are facing racism and other problems while attending Ivy League College. Antoinette remains a member of the cast to this day, appearing in all 40 episodes of the show. She is also a model currently signed to Los Angeles Models, and she has posed for many famous brands such as Gucci, Burberry, and Armani.

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Love life and relationships

Antoinette has been keeping her love life away from the media’s attention, but on several occasions she’s been noticed spending time with actor and a producer Kamal Jones. She started uploading pictures of them together onto her Instagram account, and many people asked if the two were dating, however, Antoinette did not respond, and after a while she deleted the pictures, and then delete her entire account. Many believe that the two are still together, but it appears that they have broken up.

Antoinette was in a long-term relationship with her college sweetheart after the two met in 2013 while attending their sophomore year. The two were together for two years before deciding to split for unknown reasons.

Hobbies and other interests

Antoinette has her own favorites when it comes to actors and actresses, who are Tom Hanks, Richard Gere and Meryl Streep, while some of the movies she enjoys watching the most are “You’ve Got Mail”, “Gone in 60 Seconds”, and “Mamma Mia!” She has been physically active over the years, as she ran track and played soccer while at college, while today she goes to the gym several times per week, and is also doing yoga; Antoinette is currently focused on obtaining her yoga certification, which will allow her to become an instructor herself.

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She is a lover of animals and has a pet Chihuahua dog, which was often featured in the pictures she uploaded onto her Instagram account before deleting it. Summer is her favorite season as she enjoys spending her free time on the beach, swimming in the ocean, and showing-off her body. Travelling is one of her main hobbies, and her dream travel destination is Miami, Florida.

Appearance and net worth

Antoinette is 26 years old. She has long curly brown hair and brown eyes, is 5ft 8ins (1.73m) tall, and weighs 130lbs (59kgs). As of early 2020, her net worth is estimated at over $1 million.

Most popular American actresses

America has produced many famous actresses, some of whom are considered to be the best in the world. In this article, we are going to mention five top female movie stars born in the USA.

Mary Louise ‘Meryl’ Streep is the most popular living American actress, born in Summit, New Jersey USA on 22 June 1949, and particularly famous for starring in movies such as “Kramer vs. Kramer” in 1979, “The Bridges of Madison County” in 1995, and “Into the Woods” in 2014. Second place goes to Jodie Foster, born in Los Angeles, California USA on 19 November 1962, and best known for her roles in “Bugsy Malone” in 1976, “Silence of the Lambs” in 1991, and “Maverick” in 1994.

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Third place goes to Sally Field who was born in Pasadena, California on 6 November 1946, and is popular for starring in “Lincoln” in 2012, “The Amazing Spider-Man” in 2012 as well, and in “Hello, My Name Is Doris” film in 2015.

Glenn Close who holds the fourth place, born in Greenwich, Connecticut on 19 March 1947, and popular for starring in evergreen movies such as “101 Dalmatians” shot in 1996, “Albert Nobbs” in 2011, and “The Wife” in 2017.

Last but not least, fifth place goes to Susan Sarandon, who was born in New York and who is famous for starring in “The Hunger” in 1983, “The Meddler” in 2015, and “A Bad Moms Christmas” in 2017 among others.

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