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(Creator, and Television Producer and Director)

Gregory Nicotero is an American special make-up effect creator, television producer, and director. He is married and a father of two.

Relationship Facts of Gregory Nicotero

Gregory Nicotero is married to Shari Nicotero.
He is father of Two.
Gregory Nicotero is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

Dating History

Gregory Nicotero is a married man. His wife is Shari Nicotero. Previously, he was also married to Julie Rae Engelsman in the year 1994 but later on, they decided to separate ways.

So, they divorced. Now he is living a happy family life with a beautiful wife Shari and a couple of children.

Gregory Nicotero: Biography in Details

Who is Gregory Nicotero?

Gregory Nicotero is an American special make-up effect creator, television producer, and director. Currently, he is working as a co-executive producer and actor as well.

He has done acting on the AMC TV series, ‘The Walking Dead and ‘Fear the Walking Dead which is some of the most recognizable ones.

He is currently the creator of the web series, The Walking Dead: Webisodes. He also gained notoriety for his special effects makeup on the 1985 film Day of the Dead.

Who are the parents of Gregory Nicotero?

Gregory Nicotero was born on March 15, 1963, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the U.S. His nationality is American and his ethnicity is North American.

There is no information on his parents and siblings. He claims that he started to take interest in special effects after viewing the film Jaws.

So the film Jaws has been the inspiration for Gregory Nicotero. He is the nephew of the actor Sam Nicotero.


He completed his education at Sewickley Academy in the year 1981.

Gregory Nicotero: Professional Life, Career

Gregory started his career began from the place he was born i.e., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

He learned the trade of special makeup effects and even helped on films by none other than director George A. Romero. Then after some years, he began to work in Romero’s film Day of the Dead where he met Howard Berger.

Howard Berger became his partner at the KNB EFX group. Then he moved on to Hollywood with Howard and Robert Kurtzman. In the year 2010, he worked as an FX artist on the film called Predators.

He even created a classic predator figure for him. He has worked as a special makeup effects supervisor, co-executive producer, and occasional director as well.

He has done many cameos in the famous TV series The Walking Dead. In recent years he supervises the makeup effects of Fear the Walking Dead.

Gregory has acted in the series Walking Dead, Piranha, Intruder, Diary of the dead, and many others that cannot be counted on fingers.

Gregory Nicotero: Salary, Net Worth 2024

As of 2024, he has a net worth of $8 million but his salary is not revealed yet.

Gregory Nicotero: Rumors, Controversy

He has not been part of any notable controversies in his career. Additionally, currently, there are no rumors concerning him and his career.

How tall is Gregory Nicotero?

Gregory has a height of 5 feet 11 inches. He has salt-pepper hair and blue eyes.

Gregory Nicotero: Social Media Profile

Gregory is active on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

He has more than 2k followers on Facebook, 885k followers on Instagram, and 11.8k followers on Twitter.

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