Gino Vento is a popular American actor famous for movies such as Too Old to Die Young and Topside. He is also renowned for his role as Nestor Oceteva in the Mayans M.C. series based on Sons Of Anarchy. He first appeared in the season episode of the first season, Escorpión/Dzec. Continue reading to learn more about Gino Vento.
|Full name||Gino Vento|
|Place of birth||Queens, New York, United States|
|Date of birth||June 26, 1986|
|Age||36 years old|
|Nationality||American – Cuban|
|Occupation||Actor, movie director, producer, and singer|
|Net worth||$5 million|
Birth and early life
Gino Vento was born on June 26, 1986, in Queens, New York, U.S. His parents are Santiago Vento (father) and Barbara Vento (mother). He grew up in the company of both parents, but we don’t know if he has siblings.
However, we know he spent some of his early years in Miami, where his parents took him to escape a blizzard in New York in 1996. As a result of the large Hispanic population in the region, he speaks Spanish fluently. Furthermore, Gino’s siblings are unknown to the public, and it’s unclear if he has any.
Santiago Vento is Gino’s father, while his mother is Barbara Vento. At the time of Gino’s birth, his father was a Cuban immigrant. We don’t know about the existence of any siblings. However, we know of an uncle that goes by the name of Mario Vento. He also has two known cousins who are sons of Mario Vento. They are Shazzin Vento and Eileen Vento.
Of course, no one would expect a man of Gino’s personality to be uneducated. He has attended various schools over the years and has accumulated several certifications. Some of the schools he has attended are as follows:
- Florida International University
- Burt Reynold Institute for Film & Theater
- Freestyle Fighting Academy
He has also acquired training in some stage combat, including Gym X Boxing and Mickey Demos Boxing. Also, Gino has preliminary training in martial art, fight choreography, shooting, and Squibs.
Appearance and body stats
At age 37, Gino weighs 160 lbs. He has brown eyes and black hair. Finally, he has an impressive average height of 5 foot 9 inches. At the moment, that’s all the information we have about his body measurements and physical stats.
Activities and Hobbies
Among several other activities, Gino spends his time doing: photography, traveling, cycling, internet surfing, swimming, and reading. Also, it is known that the famous actor loves music and plays instruments like bass and the guitar.
He speaks English and Spanish fluently. When asked what his favorite color was, Gino said he didn’t know what his favorite was, but he knew he wore black often. Also, Gino mentioned that his favorite films from the ’80s are Robocop (1987) by Paul Verhoeven and Scarface (1983) by Brian De Palma.
As far as we know, Gino could be in a relationship with Mia Keller, the art director of Amigos (2018). They were spotted twice during the Mayans M.C. red carpet premiere at the TCL Chinese Theater in Hollywood, California, on August 28, 2018, and also together at F.X.’s Mayans M.C. Season 4 red carpet premiere held at Goya Studios in Los Angeles, California USA on April 18, 2022.
Occupation and career
The American actor has acted in several movies and also directed some. Also, he is a producer and musician. While growing up, Gino was into music and performed in local bands around Miami. While in high school, he founded the Thick As Blood band.
With other band members, Gino toured countries, including Japan and Australia as the band’s lead person.
Thick As Blood was into hardcore punk music. Gino has also released songs with Rise Records and Eulogy Recordings.
As Gino advanced in age, he moved into the movie industry. Currently, he has credit for more than half a dozen movies. Some movies for which he is popular include Bloodline, Too Old to Die Young, and Topside.
In the Mayans M.C. series, he acted as Nestor, the Head of Security for the Galindo Cartel, a Mexican drug cartel. He was last seen in the series’ 4th episode titled “Bat/Zotz” or “Murciélago/Zotz.”
Gino Vento Filmography
Gino has credit for several films. While he acted in some of the movies, he directed others. He has also supported movies like Lila & Eve and A New York Story. Below are notable films in which Gino has appeared.
- 2022 – Topside as Mac
- 2019 – Too Old to Die Young (10 episodes) as Jaime
- 2018 – Mayans M.C. (27 episodes) as Nestor Oceteva
- 2018 – Amigos
- 2017 – The Gifted (2 episodes) as Juan
- 2017 – The Deuce (11 episodes) as Carlos
- 2015 – Bosch (7 episodes) as Mickey Peña
- The Ballad of a Hustler
- Person of Interest – Guest Star
- Mayans M.C.
- Bloodline – Recurring (Rafi Quintana) – Netflix Sony
- Complications – Recurring (Oscar Rodriguez) – USA TV
- Graceland – Costar – USA TV
- Single Ladies – Costar – VH1
- America’s Most Wanted – Costar – Lifetime T.V.
2018 – Amigos – Director
Gino Vento’s Net worth
Gino has built himself an enviable fortune from his acting career. His primary source of income is acting. As of January 2023, his net worth was estimated at $5 million. However, this figure is rising as Gino continues expanding his assets.
Gino Vento has very little personal information available to the public. However, anyone who wishes to learn more about the Spanish-speaking American actor can find relevant information on his social media handles.
Gino is available on Facebook as Gino Vento. Sadly, though, he marks his Instagram’ private.’ However, he is known on Instagram as Gino Vento and on Twitter by the same name.