Frank Grillo Biography


Frank Grillo is an American actor. He is known for his roles in films such as Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Warrior, The Grey, End of Watch, and Zero Dark Thirty.

More about the relationship

Frank Grillo was married to actress Wendy Moniz since October 28, 2000. They met for the first time in 1996 on the set of Guiding Light, while he was still married.

The couple is blessed with their first son named Liam Grillo in August 2004 and second son Rio Joseph Grillo on January 25, 2008.

But this couple was separated in Feb 2020. They are calling their wedding off after nearly 20 years. Currently, he is dating Australian actress and model Nicky Whelan.

Previously, he dated his girlfriend Kathy and got married to her in 1991. The couple welcomed a son named Remy Grillo in January 1997.

Grillo and his wife divorced in 1998. The divorce might be due to Grillo having an extramarital affair with Wendy.

Relationship Facts of Frank Grillo

  • Frank Grillo is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Frank Grillo?

Frank Grillo is an American actor. Frank Grillo is best known for his performances in ‘Warrior’, ‘The Grey’, ‘End of Watch, and ‘Zero Dark Thirty.

Also, he appeared in the main role in the Netflix film ‘Wheelman’ as a gateway driver.

Frank Grillo: Age, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity

He was born on June 8, 1965, in New York City, New York, U.S.A. His birth name is Frank Anthony Grillo. He has two other siblings, and he is the oldest.

He has not disclosed any information regarding his parents and childhood.

Frank holds American citizenship but his ethnicity is Italian.

Education, School/College University

He graduated from high school and then enrolled at New York University and graduated with a Degree in Business.

Frank Grillo: Professional Life and Career

He began his career appearing in commercials for companies like American Express and Sure deodorant. He debuted his film career with the 1992’s ‘The Mambo Kings’.

After that, he made his appearances in ‘Minority Report’ (2002), ‘The Sweetest Thing’ (2003), ‘April’s Shower’ (2006), ‘iMurders’ (2008), ‘Pride and Glory’ (2009), ‘Mother’s Day (2010), ‘Edge of Darkness’ (2010), ‘The Grey’ (2012), ‘Zero Dark Thirty (2013), ‘Homefront’ (2013).

His other notable appearances include in ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014), ‘The Purge: Anarchy’ (2014), ‘Captain America: Civil War (2016), ‘The Purge: Election Year’ (2016), ‘Wheelman’ (2017).

Moreover, Frank Grillo is also active in TV series. He depicted the role of Hart Jessup in ‘Guiding Light’ from 1996 to 1999. After that, he appeared in ‘Battery Park’ (2000), ‘For the People’ (2002-2003), ‘Prison Break’ (2005-2006), Netflix’s documentary series ‘Fight World’, ‘Blind Justice’ (2005), ‘The Kill Point’ (2007), ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2009), ‘The Gates’ (2010), ‘Kingdom’ (2014-2017), and many more.

He will appear as Roy Pulver in ‘Boss Level’ in 2019, ‘Once Upon a Time in Staten Island’ in 2019, ‘The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard’ in 2020.

Awards, Nominations

He was nominated for the BloodGuts UK Horror Award in the category Best Actor for ‘The Purge: Anarchy’ in 2015. Also, he was nominated for Chainsaw Award in the category Best Supporting Actor for ‘The Grey’ in 2013.

Frank Grillo: Net Worth, Salary

As of 2022, he has an estimated net worth of around $5 million. But he has not disclosed his earnings and salary yet.

Frank Grillo: Rumors and Controversy

In 1994, he pled guilty to conspiring to commit securities fraud. Grillo was sentenced to three years probation, six months of home confinement, 200 hours of community service, and ordered to pay a fine of $25,000 and a special assessment of $50.00.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Frank Grillo has a height of 5 ft. 10 inches and weighs 78 kg. He has dark brown eyes and black hair. His shoe size is 11 (US).

Social Media

Frank has around 545k followers on Instagram, but he does not seem to be active on Facebook and Twitter.

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