He became recognized for his role on MTV's Jersey Shore, and has since appeared on The Hard Times of RJ Berger and Jersey Shore Shark Attack.
He starred in MTV's The Show with Vinny in 2013.
Reality TV audiences came to know him as the best friend of Pauly D.
He graduated from City University of New York and worked as a political aide for a New York assemblyman.
He grew up in Staten Island with a strong Sicilian heritage, and visited his family's farm in season four of Jersey shore. He previously dated model Melanie Iglesias.