Nico Mirallegro Biography

Published On Jun 06, 2018
Facts of Nico Mirallegro
Date of Birth: 1991 , January-26
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Name Nico Mirallegro
Birth Name Nico Cristian Mirallegro
Nick Name Nico
Mother Maureen McLaughlin
Nationality British
Birth Place/City Manchester
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Net Worth N/A
Salary N/A
Hair Color Dark Brown
Famous for The Pass
Married No
Education Manchester School of Acting
Awards Audio Drama Awards
Online Presence Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
Movies Spike Island, The Pass
TV Show Doctors, Moving On
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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 was born in Manchester, England, on 26 January 1991, to an Italian father and Anglo-Irish mother. His nationality is British and his ethnicity is white. He grew up in Heywood, Greater Manchester and attended a boarding school outsides the U.K, as well as Siddal Moor Sports College. He attended 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

After two years, at the age of 18, he voluntarily left Hollyoaks to follow other acting projects. When filming Hollyoaks, Nico also played Cam Spencer in LOL, a web series which explored sex, relationship, and drugs.

His 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, Niko 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 participated in one of BBC One remake of Upstairs-Downstairs alongside Jean Marsh, Anne Reid, Adrian Scarborough, Neil Jackson, Laura Haddock.

Nico 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), The Pass (2016). He has also starred in many TV shows such as Doctors, Moving On, The Body Farm, The Ark, and The Village.

In January 2014, Nico 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 stands 5 feet 10 inches. He is active on Facebook with more than 5k followers. He joined Twitter in April 2009 and has over 247k followers. Similarly, he is followed by over 265k on Instagram.

Nico 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.

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.

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Born in Manchester

January 26 , 1991

Nico was born on January 26, 1991, in Manchester, England, to an Italian father and Irish mother. He holds British nationality and White ethnicity.  

Participated in Hollyoaks

2007

Nico rose to fame in 2007 after he auditioned for the role of Newt in the long-running British soap-opera Hollyoaks. 

Starred in his first film Six Minutes of Freedom

2009

In 2009, Nico's first started in the film Six Minutes of Freedom. He portrayed the role of a troubled boy who trains to be a boxer.

Starred in McQueen the Movie

2010

In 2010, Nico appeared in McQueen, the Movie where he played the role of a Jewish boy San. 

Participated in the Drama The Pass

2014

Nico participated in the drama The Pass at the London's Royal Court Theatre. He played the role of a footballer coming out as homosexual.