Nico-Tortorella
Nico Tortorella | Biography

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  • Full Name Nico Tortorella
  • Occupation Actor
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace Illinois, USA
  • Birth Date Jul 30, 1988
  • Age 33 Years, 3 Months
Cast of the AMC channel's series 'The Walking Dead: World Beyond'

Nico Tortorella | Biography

Nico Tortorella revealed his blackout tattoo in the series, 'The Walking Dead: World Beyond'

Although Nico is currently married to a woman, both Nico and Bethany believe in being polyamorous, i.e., they can be physically and emotionally involved with any person of any gender with the consent of their partners.


Nico Tortorella is an American actor best recognized for starring in the 2011 horror movie 'Scream 4.'

Who is Nico Tortorella?

Tortorella is a fashion model, show judge, TV host, and actor. He currently appears as the main character Felix Carlucci in the AMC channel horror-drama series, The Walking Dead: World Beyond.

Nico debuted on TV in 2009 as the lead character of the teen drama series, The Beautiful Life. The same year, ABC Family cast him for another similar show, Make It or Break It. Since then, Tortorella has starred in different TV series and movies to date. His notable works include 2010 action film Twelve, 2011 horror drama Scream 4, 2011 Trespass, 2013 series The Following, 2015 comedy-drama series Younger, and 2019 movie Fluidity.

Besides TV shows and films, Nico has also hosted several reality TV shows and competitions like How Far is Tattoo Far? from 2018 to 2019, Legendary in 2020, and RuPaul's Secret Celebrity Drag Race in 2020 itself.

Early Life and Age

Nico Tortorella was born on 30 July 1988 in Illinois, USA, in a mixed-ethnic family. He is 33 as of October 2021. Though not much information is available about his parents, some sources claim that his grandfather had Italian ancestry, while his grandmother is quarter English, quarter Irish, and half German. However, Nico's mother is entirely Italian. Nico has a brother, Rocco Tortorella.

He completed his high school education at the New Trier High School in Chicago. However, information about his college education or whether he has done further education is not known.

 Is Nico Tortorella married?

The star actor is married to Bethany C. Meyers, a fitness instructor, and entrepreneur. She has also appeared on Nico's podcast, The Love Bomb with Nico Tortorella. Nico Tortorella and Bethany Meyers took their marriage vows on 9 March 2018. Before that, they were in an on-and-off polyamorous relationship for over 11 years.

His Instagram post on 17 March 2018 featured him and his wife Bethany in their wedding dresses. Their wedding dress resembled a gender-bending view, where both male and female partners wore pants and dresses.

Is Nico Tortorella gay?

Nico Tortorella does not like to be labeled based on his sexuality. Instead, he calls himself sexually fluid. Although he is currently married to a woman, both Nico and Bethany believe in being polyamorous, i.e., they can be physically and emotionally involved with any person of any gender with the consent of their partners.

Thus, Nico Tortorella's partners can be men, women, or any other gender, so he cannot be called gay or bisexual. Also, he does belong to an LGBTQ family.

Nico Tortorella's Blackout Tattoo

In the show, The Walking Dead, Nico Tortorella's character Felix Carlucci has revealed a new tattoo, blackout. The actor has also posted a full video displaying his entire tattoo on his Instagram account @nicotortorella. 

The blackout starts with a thin black line at the back of his neck below his hairline and runs down between his shoulder blades. The tattoo gets broader and gets abstract design on his back and then splits into multiple firm lines. It continues down his hip and morphs into a big cross on his calf. Further, a thin, delicate line runs down his heel and completes the whole tattoo.

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