Actor Lillo Brancato’s Facts- Wiki, Bio, Parents, Married, Wife, Jail, Arrested, Net Worth, Now

Last Updated : April 4, 2023

Who is Lillo Brancato?

Lillo Brancato Jr is a well-known actor in America. His talent was recognized by the public when he was featured in the movie “A Bronx Tale.”

In addition, he was also cast in the film “The Sopranos,” where he played the character named Matthew Bevilaqua, who is a young mobster, which was also his acknowledged movie.  

The actor was spending his time in jail when it was time to make his career. His biggest achievement in his life is that he has continued his career and still has a chance to establish his name in the acting field.  

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Short Bio: Age, Ethnicity

The actor landed on March 30, 1976, making his astrology sign Aries. Yearly he tends to celebrate his birthday on March 30. Moreover, he is 47 years old man as of 2023.  

The capital city of Colombia, Bogota, is where the actor’s childhood was spent. He has registered his nationality as American. He belongs to the Mestizo ethnicity. 

Family and Education

Lillo was the adopted kid. He was adopted and raised by Italian-American parents named Lillo Brancato (father) and Domenica Brancato (Mother). Brancato’s father was a builder, and his mother was electrolysis.

Lillo Brancato's Father
Lillo Brancato’s Father (credit-Instagram)

He grew up with his brother’s name Vincent Brancato. He loves his family and has kept other information related to the family private.

Talking about his educational background, he joined a local high school in his hometown. However, his higher education is still unknown to the media. 

Acting Career History

He first debuted in the movie “A Bronx Tale” in 1993, which helped him pave his way to other films. Furthermore, from this movie, he earned $25000. After that, he appeared in different genre movies and gave his best performance.  

He then appeared in the TV series “Firehouse” in 1997. Unfortunately, the actor stopped appearing in movies or TV series because the police arrested him.

On December 31, 2013, he was released, and now he is again on his way to establishing his name in Hollywood.  

Who is Lillo Brancato’s Wife?

The dashing actor was once in a relationship. He was dating Chanel Capra, an American actress, screenwriter, and producer.

Unfortunately, this couple’s relationship did not last long, and they broke up in 1994. He moved on from the breakup and started to date Stefanie Armento in 2003.

She is the daughter of Steven Armento, who, by all accounts, fired a gun at the off-duty officer Daniel Enchautegui on December 10.

In addition, this couple got separated. Currently, the actor is single and is fully focused on his career.  

Is Lillo Brancato a Murderer?

On June 10, 2005, the actor was arrested for having Heroin. Moreover, he was again detained for murdering off-duty police officer Daniel Enchautegui on December 10, 2005.

He was sentenced to 10 years in prison and charged with second-degree murder. On December 31, 2013, he was released, and he started his new life and focused on his career.  

Lillo Brancato Now

Presently the actor is focusing on his acting field. He made his current appearance in the movie “5th Borough” and “The fearless Two,” released in 2020.

Additionally, he focuses on becoming a producer and is working on Post-Production of “The Fury” and “Zombie: The Motion Picture.”

Lillo Brancato's Instagram Post
Lillo Brancato’s Instagram Post

He also sometimes conducts addiction awareness which can be seen via Instagram. He is running this program because he doesn’t want another person to make the same mistake he made while he was addicted to drugs.

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Physical Appearance

The actor stands 5 feet and 7 inches tall. His weight is 77 kg. Moreover, he has a muscular body and looks quite fit.  

He has short brown hair. He has beautiful pair of brown eyes, and his sexuality is straight.  

Lillo Brancato’s Net Worth

The actor had successfully collected a huge amount of money at the start of his career. But due to his criminal record, he could not earn money as he should as he was in jail when his career would take a height. So, his estimated net worth is about $10 thousand, which includes all his properties and income.  

Lillo Brancato’s 5 Quick Facts

  • He was a huge fan of Robert De Niro even before he was cast alongside him in his debut film.  
  • He calls himself Italian because he thinks that he was raised to enjoy pasta.  
  • When he was swimming with a group of friends at Jonas beach, New York he caught the attention of people who were looking for the Robert De Niro alike.  
  • He has an official Instagram account with 73.7k followers.  
  • In his Instagram account, most of the posts are related to motivational quotes.