Vincent Gallo Biography

Updated On Feb 24, 2019 Published On Oct 24, 2015
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Date of Birth: 1961 , April-11
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 11 Inch
Name Vincent Gallo
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Gijón International Film Festival winner, Vincent Gallo is a multi-talented person from the United States. He is an actor as well as director and model. He has also established himself as a musician and painter. He is known mainly from his own movie, Buffalo '66.

Vincent Gallo's net worth

Vincent Gallo was from the middle-class family born Vincent Vito Gallo, Jr. in Buffalo, New York, the United States of America to Vincenzo Vito Gallo and Janet Gallo. He is an American and is of Italian descent.

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His parents were both hairdressers by profession. Vincent Gallo was interested in arts from this childhood days.

Vincent Gallo's career

Vincent Gallo began his career as a painter and musician from 1981. During that time, he also took several acting lessons. The same year, he also appeared in the movie, Downtown 81.

Since his professional debut, Vincent Gallo has appeared in movies like Arizona Dream, starring Johnny Depp and Jerry Lewis, and Essential Killing, to name a few.

Vincent Gallo is best known for his performance in movies like Buffalo '66, featuring Christina Ricci and Mickey Rourke, and The Brown Bunny starring Cheryl Tiegs.

Till now he has appeared in more than two dozens of movies.

Vincent Gallo's personal life and affairs

From the secret source, it has been found that he been in relation with almost a dozen of girls. In 1993, he was found having romantic love affairs with the singer, Cat Power.

Then in 1998, he was found with Italian actress, Asia Argento. He was also rumored dating Paris Hilton. He is not married yet.

Vincent Gallo's net worth

His net worth is rumored to be around $8 million, which the actor cum director has made from his hard work in the entertainment business.

Vincent Gallo has still not disclosed the salary he has received from his contribution to different acting projects.

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Born in Buffalo, New York

April 11 , 1961

Vincent Gallo was from the middle class family born Vincent Vito Gallo, Jr. in Buffalo, New York, United States of America to Vincenzo Vito Gallo and Janet Gallo. He is an American and is of Italian descent.

Began his professional career

1981

Since Vincent Gallo was interested in arts from this childhood days, Vincent Gallo began his career as a painter and musician from 1981. It is also said that he left his home in his late tend and then he began his musical career with musical group, Gray.

Began his acting career

1981

Vincent Gallo also began his acting career the same year he began his other professional career. He made his debut acting appeared in the movie, Downtown 81. Till now he has appeared in more than two dozens of movie. 

Rose to prominence

1998

It took him a long time to finally earn his name and fame. It is also said that till now, Vincent Gallo has played several major acting roles but he was not given credit for those roles. In 1998, he played an important role in making the movie, Buffalo '66. This movie was a massive hit and his name and fame also raised high in the air. 

Began dating Cat Power

1993

Vincent Gallo was once romantically linked with Cat Power. Her real name is Charlyn Marie Marshall and she is one of the great musicians from United States. She is also an actress and model. She is known from her own albums Dear Sir and Myra Lee.

Began dating Asia Argento

1998

At the end of 1990s Vincent Gallo was seen with Asia Argento. Her birth name was Aria Maria Vittoria Rossa Argent and she is one of the best actresses from Italy. She is also the singer and model. They dated each other for few years. 

Began dating Chloë Sevigny

2002

Vincent Gallo also had two years of romantic love life with Chloë Sevigny. They began dating each other from 2002 and they continued it till the end of 2004. Chloë Sevigny is a renowned American actress and she is also the model. 

Began dating Theresa Wayman

2004

It seems like Vincent Gallo is not that good in holding his personal love life. Till now, he was linked with more than a dozen of girls. From 2004, he was seen having love affairs with Theresa Wayman. Theresa Wayman is an American musician.

Began dating Cory Kennedy

2006

Vincent Gallo began dating Cory Kennedy. That year, he was also linked with Heather Christie but it seems like this relation didn't last more than a month. It can also be guessed that he began dating Cory Kennedy after he broke up with Heather.

Engaged with Bethany Ritz

1999

Vincent Gallo was once engaged with Bethany Ritz. Bethany Ritz is a famous writer for New York. They got engaged in April of 1999 after seeing each other for few years. But this engagement was called off within a year. 

Won Gijón International Film Festival

1998

Gijón International Film Festival is also one of the prestigious awards in the acting world. Vincent Gallo was first nominated in this award in 1998 and that was for Best Feature. He was also able to be honored with this award. 

Won Alcalá de Henares Short Film Festival

2001

Vincent Gallo played his role in the sci-fi, drama movie, Stranded. For that role, he got his one and only nomination till date in Alcalá de Henares Short Film Festival. That time he won this award for Best Performance.

Won Venice Film Festival

2010

Vincent Gallo has been nominated in lots of prestigious awards and he has also won some of them. In 2010, he got his first nomination in Venice Film Festival and that was for three different categories. However, he won this award only for Best Actor. 

Released his first album

2001

Vincent Gallo is one of the talented versatile people the world has ever seen. He began his musical career since 1978. He released his first album in 2001 and it was titled When. In this album, he composed, performed and produced.