Who is Antonio Sabato jr?

Who is Antonio Sabàto, Jr.? The entertainment and Acting world knows him as an American actor and model. Born in Italy and raised in the U.S., Sabàto first became known as a Calvin Klein model and for his role on the soap opera General Hospital. He continued appearing in films and television series throughout the 1990s and 2000s.

Early life

Sabàto was born February 29, 1972 in Rome, Italy, the son of Yvonne, a realtor, and Antonio Sabàto, Sr., an actor.[1] His father is Italian and his mother was born in the former Czechoslovakia to a Jewish family.[2][3] Sabàto's family moved to the United States when he was 12, in 1985.[2] He attended St. Bernard High School (Los Angeles, California) before transferring to Beverly Hills High School in Beverly Hills, California. Sabàto became a naturalized citizen of the United States in 1996.[4]


Sabàto first gained attention as a Calvin Klein underwear model,[5] and appeared in Janet Jackson's "Love Will Never Do (Without You)" music video along with actor Djimon Hounsou, who is also a former CK underwear model, in 1990. Moving into acting, from 1992 through 1995 he appeared on the soap opera General Hospital, the science fiction series Earth 2 and on the prime-time soap opera Melrose Place.
In 2005, Sabàto joined the cast of the soap The Bold and the Beautiful as Dante Damiano. In October 2006, Sabàto was let go from the show after one year.
Sabàto appeared on But Can They Sing?, a celebrity reality singing competition on VH1, and in the 2008 NBC competition Celebrity Circus, winning it on July 16, 2008. He said on air, "My grandfather from my mother's side and my mother were both in the circus."[6]
Sabàto reprised his role of Jagger Cates on the second season of General Hospital: Night Shift, in 2008.[7] In August 2009, he began starring in his own dating reality show for VH1 called My Antonio, airing on Sundays in August. His mother will be participating in the show. Also, his ex-wife will be competing for his love in the show.
Sabàto is featured in the book "About Face" shot by celebrity photographer John Russo, published by Pixie Press Worldwide.
Sabàto will be making an appearance on Bones as a guido bouncer from a Jersey Shore club.[8]

Personal life

Alicia Tully Jensen
Virginia Madsen
Kristin Rossetti & Sabato Jr.
Cheryl Moana Marie Nunes
Sabàto was married to Alicia Tully Jensen from May 16, 1992 to July 1993.[9] He has a son, Jack Antonio (born August 6, 1994), from his relationship with actress Virginia Madsen and a daughter (born Aug. 29, 2002), Mina Bree, with longtime girlfriend Kristin Rossetti (2001–07). On January 19, 2011, he announced he and girlfriend, Cheryl Moana Marie Nunes, will welcome a son in Spring 2011 to be named Antonio Harvey Sabato III.[10]

Film and television appearances

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