The American actor Lillo Brancato is popularly known for his performance as Calogero Anello in Robert De Niro‘s directorial debut movie A Bronx Tale in 1993. From then, he appeared in several films as well as tv shows like The Sopranos, ‘R Xmas and some others.
Besides that, this actor was even sentenced to prison for ten years for second-degree murder because of his involvement in a burglary in the Bronx, New York, in which an off-duty police officer, Daniel Enchautegi, was killed in the shootout. Through this article, we will unveil every secret of Lillo. But at first, look at some quick facts.
Who Is Lillo Brancato? – Short Bio
Lillo was born in Bogota, Colombia in 1976, who was adopted when he was just four months old. Not to mention, he was raised by an Italian- American parents, Lillo Sr. (a construction worker) and Domenica, in Yonkers, New York. More so, he has an adoptive brother, Vinny, who is a fashion model by profession.
According to Brancato, he considers himself an Italian, although he was born in Columbia. Talking about elementary, this actor has not disclosed his early educational background, but he did his high-school equivalency diploma during his time in prison. Moreover, Lillo is an American by his nationality and comes from Columbian ethnicity.
How Old Is Lillo Brancato? – Age, Height, and Body Measurements
Each year this star celebrates his birthday on March 30, where Brancato is 44 years old, coming to 2020 since he was born in 1976. Not to mention, he is an Aries by his birth sign, which makes him a passionate, motivated, and confident leader.
Further, this Columbian born actor stands a decent height of 5 feet 6 inches tall where his body weight is unknown. Likewise, the sizes of his chest along his waist are also not available to the media; howbeit, Lillo has a muscular body. The black hair, together with brown colored eyes plays a vital role in completing his outlook.
On the professional front, this 44 years old actor began working in films in the 1990s. Not to forget, Brancato was discovered by the talent scouts searching for Robert De Niro look-alikes in Jones Beach while swimming.
Meanwhile, it was his impersonation of Niro’s character from Taxi Driver (1976) that led him to win the role of young Calogero in the film A Bronx Tale alongside Robert, who himself directed the movie. For acting in the film, he was paid $25,000, according to New York Magazine.
Also, he acted on tv series The Sopranos in 2000 as Matthew Bevilaqua. Besides that, Lillo was featured in the 1994 movie Renaissance Man and Crimson Tide in 1995.
Further, this 5 feet 6 inches tall star also played a mobster in the tv series Falcone which was debuted in 2000. More than that, he even appeared in ‘R Xmas in 2001.
Back in 2016, he starred in his own production movie Back in The Day, and he had a small role in the film American Sniper alongside Bradley Cooper.
Arrest and Conviction
In December 2005, Lillo, along with his friend, Steven Armento was arrested and hospitalized because they were shot by an off-duty New York police officer named Daniel Enchautegui when the officer caught them committing a burglary.
Armento was armed during firing, and he fired at the officer, who died later with his wounds. For this crime, Steven was sentenced to lifetime prison, where Brancato was found unarmed. But the actor was sentenced to ten years in prison for attempting an illegal burglary.
While in prison, Lillo started using the drug and was found suffering a heroin overdose on at least one occasion. Apart from this, the actor earned his high-school equivalency diploma in jail. On December 31, 2013, Brancato was released on parole.
Who Is Lillo Brancato Girlfriend?
On a personal note, Brancato is living his single life currently. But, previously, this handsome hunk was in a relationship with a girl named Chanel Capra from 1993; however, the relationship did not last long, and they eventually separated back in 1994.
Besides that, the actor had an affair with Stefanie Armento back in 2003. She is the daughter of Steven Armento, who was sentenced to life in prison for killing an off-duty officer Daniel Enchautegui.
Net Worth, Income, and Lifestyle
With his acting career, this American earned some considerable money. However, due to his criminal activity, he has lost most of it. Currently, it is reported that Lillo is worthy of the mere net worth of $1000 currently.
On the other hand, we do not have sufficient information regarding his house, cars, income, and lifestyle. If we get any records regarding it, we will let you know by updating it here instantly. Stay in touch with us, guys!
Social Media Reach
Looking at his social media reach, currently, Lillo is active on Instagram, where he has over 5ok followers.
Instagram: 50.7k Followers