Vinny J. Guadagnino, born on 11 November 1987, is a reality T.V. sensation best known for his role on M.T.V.’s “Jersey Shore.” Vinny was raised in Staten Island, New York, and comes from a very traditional Italian-American family. He was raised along with his two sisters, Antonella and Mariann Guadagnino, on Staten Island, New York. Today, on his birthday, we look back at the life that this young reality star has created for himself and all he has accomplished in reality T.V. over the years.
Vinny J. Guadagnino, born on November 11, 1987, is a renowned reality star sensation, with millions of people around the globe invested in this star’s life. Guadagnino was born on Staunton Island in New York, where he remained until after university. He attended the State University of New York and got a bachelor’s degree in politics, achieving an amazing 3.9 G.P.A. from the institution. After leaving university, he focused on furthering his career in the world of politics (Vinny for mayor?) and was the political aide for Democratic Staten Island state assemblyman Michael Cusick. At the time, he even wanted to go to school for law. During his preparation, he was sent the audition form for “Jersey Shore” and took a detour on the road to law school. He didn’t realize how successful of a detour it would be.
Guadagnino was successful in his application to become one of the members of the show, and his rise to stardom began during the first season in 2009 when he was a favorite right from the start. “Jersey Shore” was a resounding success, with many people from around the world tuning in to explore the dramatic lives of the cast. The show would last until 2012, when sadly, after six seasons, it came to an end.
Guadagnino had always enjoyed the spotlight and had a love of playing the comedian. After “Jersey Shore,” he decided to put his full focus on acting and he even enrolled in a few acting classes. While he was cast in a few minor roles in “90210,” “The Hard Times of R.J. Berger,” and “Jersey Shore Shark Attack,” he seemed to be a favorite when it came to reality T.V. In 2013, M.T.V. created a show called “The Show with Vinny,” where he invited celebrity guests into his home and cooked with them. In 2017, he started the “Vinny and Ma Eat America” show, again centered on his love of good food, where he and his Italian-born mother toured around America to find the best cuisine. Today, he is still extremely successful and we hope to see his acting career take off soon.
Guadagnino beats out other applicants to become one of the beloved “Jersey Shore” cast.
He is given his own show, called "The Show with Vinny."
He embarks on a journey around America with his mother, eating through the States.
The main cast of Jersey Shore returns once more in the “Jersey Shore: Cast Reunion.”
He publishes a cookbook called “The Keto Guido Cookbook: Delicious Recipes to Get Healthy and Look Great.”
Why We Love Vinny Guadagnino
He is very open about his anxiety
He has always been a star who has been open about the troubles he faces regarding anxiety, helping others understand and deal with similar issues that they may have. He even wrote a book called “Control The Crazy: My Plan To Stop Stressing, Avoid Drama, and Maintain Inner Cool.”
He supports Much Love
The animal rescue organization Much Love is a charity close to his heart. He was involved in a charity auction for the organization.
He supports gay rights
He has openly expressed support for issues like gay rights. He has heavily invested in anti-bullying campaigns.
5 Surprising Facts
He has a bachelor's degree in politics
Though we would not assume so through his antics on “Jersey Shore,” Vinny was very dedicated to his studies and graduated with a degree in politics with a 3.9 G.P.A.
He wanted to go to law school
He was hoping to attend either Harvard or Yale for law school before he was cast on “Jersey Shore.”
He wrote three books
He is not just another pretty face, as he wrote “Control The Crazy: My Plan To Stop Stressing, Avoid Drama, and Maintain Inner Cool,” where he openly discussed how he has dealt with anxiety, “The Keto Guido Cookbook: Delicious Recipes to Get Healthy and Look Great,” and “The BLACK+DECKER Air Fryer Cookbook.”
He loves food
While Guadagnino is fully invested in the famous keto diet, he is a lover of all things food, as any good Italian man should.
He has his own clothing brand
He launched his own clothing brand called IHAV in 2011.
Vinny Guadagnino FAQs
Is Vinny married?
Being a popular member of “Jersey Shore,” his love life has always been in question. But no, he is not married and is still on the market.
Does Vinny have children?
No mini-Vinnies are running around, and the star has reportedly stated that he is not yet ready to have kids and get married. But who knows, maybe when the right person comes around?
Is Vinny an actor?
While he has appeared in a few small movies and T.V. shows, Guadagnino is still looking for his breakthrough in the acting world. We hope to see him gracing the big screen sooner rather than later.
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