Nico Mirallegro is an English actor best known for his British television roles in Sopa opera Hollyoaks, My Mad Fat Diary, Common, and The Village.
Nico Mirallegro was born as Nico Cristian Mirallegro in Manchester, England, on 26 January 1991, to an Italian father and Anglo-Irish mother. The name of his mother is Maureen McLaughlin, but he has not disclosed the name of his father. His nationality is British and his ethnicity is mixed.
He grew up in Heywood, Greater Manchester and attended a boarding school outsides the U.K, as well as Siddal Moor Sports College. Nico Mirallegroattended The Manchester school of acting for more than 3 years.
In 2007, Nico's first professional role as an actor came his way after he successfully auditioned to portray Newt, an emo teenager, in the long-running British soap-opera Hollyoaks, starring Jorgie Porter.
After two years, at the age of 18, Nico voluntarily left Hollyoaks to follow other acting projects. When filming Hollyoaks, Mirallegro also played Cam Spencer in LOL, a web series which explored sex, relationship, and drugs.
Nico Mirallegro's the first film was in 2009, Six Minutes of Freedom. In the movie, he starred as a troubled teenager training to be the boxer while his father is in a prison. The film made it to four films festivals and won Best New Wave Short Film at Yellow Fever Independent Film Festival.
In 2010, Nico finished filming for McQueen the Movie. He played San, a Jewish boy who is one of the two protagonists of the story. The film is set in suburbia in North of England in 1990s. The same year Nico Mirallegro participated in one of BBC One remake of Upstairs-Downstairs alongside Jean Marsh, Anne Reid, Adrian Scarborough, Neil Jackson, Laura Haddock.
Nico Mirallegro was also cast in Murdered for Being Different, a film about the attack of Sophie Lanchester and Rob Maltby, where he portrayed the role of Rob Maltby. His other movies include Wheels of Fortune (2011), Spike Island (2012), Shooting for Socrates (2014), starring Conleth Hill and The Pass (2016), featuring Stuart Martin's wife Lisa McGrillis. He has also starred in many TV shows such as Doctors, Moving On, The Body Farm, The Ark, and The Village, starring Charlie Murphy.
In January 2014, Nico Mirallegro appeared in the drama named The Pass at London’s Royal Court Theatre, a story about a footballer coming to terms with his homosexuality. He has performed in several BBC 4 radio since 2014 which includes Orpheus and Eurydice. Nico was also nominated for Best Actor in the BBC Audio Drama Awards in 2016 for his role.
Nico also got cast as the protagonist in 79 Birthdays (2016) and Over Here, Over There (2016). Nico is also actively involved in charity works and plays in celebrity football matches in different parts of England for charities which include Help for Heroes, and Once Upon a Smile.
Nico Mirallegro is assumed to be single at present and hasn’t opened up about his love life, or girlfriend. There is barely any information about his relationship, children, past affairs, and divorce.
Nico stands 5 feet 10 inches. He is active on Facebook with more than 5k followers. Mirallegro joined Twitter in April 2009 and has over 247k followers. Similarly, he is followed by over 265k on Instagram.
Talking about Nico's financial status, he is a very closed person when it comes to his earnings and net worth. But considering the average salary of Sopa opera cast, i.e. $57,100 to $85,937, and we can assume, he earns in somewhere between the above-mentioned figures. With his growing popularity, Nico Mirallegro is likely to earn pretty well from his acting profession in the future.