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Vincenzo Colosimo Biography, Age, Parents, Wife, Career, Achievement, Net Worth, Bullying Struggles, and More

Vincenzo Colosimo, an acclaimed Australian actor, has received the prestigious AFI Award for his outstanding work in stage, television, and screen productions. With a successful career spanning both Australia and the United States, he proudly embraces his Italian heritage and currently resides in Melbourne, Australia. Colosimo was once married to Australian actress Jane Hall.


Age- 56 years

Height- 1.85 m

Weight- 1.85 m

Born-November 1966

Birth place-Melbourne, Australia

Spouse-Jane Hall (m. 1996–2007)

Profession-Australian stage actor

Nationality- Australian


Colosimo was born in Melbourne as one of four children to parents who had emigrated from Calabria, Italy. His father is Santo Colosimo, and his mother is Lina Colosimo.


In 1996, Colosimo tied the knot with actress Jane Hall; however, their marriage came to an end in 2007. He has been in a relationship with Australian actress Diana Glenn, Since 2018, Colosimo has been in a relationship with Sabella Sugar, who works as a producer at Ultrafilms.

Vincenzo Colosimo -Sabella Sugar


Colosimo shares a daughter named Lucia, born in 2002, with his ex-wife, actress Jane Hall. Colosimo’s second child, a son named Massimo, was born in April 2014 to Australian actress Diana Glenn. However, the couple separated just two months after Massimo’s birth.


Colosimo has found success primarily in Australian cinema. His film journey began with the coming-of-age story “Moving Out” in 1983 and continued with his role in “Street Hero” in 1984. He gained recognition for his portrayal of Melbourne drug dealer Neville Bartos in the cult movie “Chopper” (2000) alongside Eric Bana. His other notable credits include “The Wog Boy” (2000), “Lantana” (2001), “Walking on Water” (2002), “The Nugget” (2002), “Take Away” (2004), and “Opal Dream” (2006). Colosimo also appeared in international productions such as “Body of Lies” (2008) alongside Leonardo DiCaprio, the sequel “Wog Boy 2: Kings of Mykonos” (2010), and the vampire film “Daybreakers” (2009) with Sam Neill, Willem Dafoe, and Ethan Hawke.

In addition to his film work, Colosimo starred in “Face to Face” (2011) and portrayed a pirate leader in Season 4 of Starz’s “Spartacus” (2012). He also played a role as a coffee shop owner in “The Great Gatsby” (2013) alongside Leonardo DiCaprio.

Despite his involvement in various movie roles and guest appearances on shows like “A Country Practice” (1994), “Good Guys Bad Guys” (1997), and “Stingers” (2002), it wasn’t until his portrayal of Joe Sabatini in “Something in the Air” (2001-2002) that he gained significant recognition. He starred in the telemovie “After the Deluge” in 2003 and played Dr. Rex Mariani in “The Secret Life of Us” (2003-2004). Colosimo even appeared as himself in episode 6 of the popular ABC series “We Can Be Heroes,” where he was chosen to play Phil Olivetti in the fictional mini-series within the show.

Vince_Colosimo career

Between 2005 and late 2007, Colosimo made guest appearances on shows like “Blue Heelers” (2005), “MDA” (2005), “Two Twisted” (2006), and “City Homicide” (2007). He also featured in American series like “The Practice” (2004) and “Without a Trace” (2003). In 2008, he portrayed Melbourne gangland figure Alphonse Gangitano in the Channel 9 series “Underbelly,” appeared in Channel Ten’s telemovie “Emerald Falls,” and took part in Top Gear Australia’s “Star in a bog-standard car” segment in the first episode.

In early 2009, Colosimo appeared in the six-part series “Carla Cametti PD” aired on SBS. He played the leading male role in the tele-movie “Wicked Love: The Maria Korp Story” (2010) about the Maria Korp case. In 2012, he and his ancestors were featured in the SBS show “Who Do You Think You Are?” He reprised his role as Alphonse Gangitano in the “Underbelly” sequel/spin-off series “Fat Tony & Co.” in 2013, appearing in one episode.

In May 2022, Colosimo participated as a contestant on the sixth season of “The Celebrity Apprentice Australia.”

Colosimo co-owned Espresso Alley, a café in Northcote, with Vince Mazzone. Additionally, his voice was featured in the song “Snitch” by Vanessa Amorosi on her 2009 album, Hazardous.


AFI Awards:

  • Nominated for “Best Actor in a Lead Role” for “Moving Out.” (1982)
  • Won “Best Actor in a Supporting Role” for “Lantana.” (2001)
  • Nominated for “Best Actor in a Lead Role” for “Walking on Water.” (2002)
  • Nominated for “Best Guest or Supporting Actor in a Television Drama” for “Underbelly.” (2008)

Logie Awards:

  • Nominated for “Most Outstanding Actor” for his role in “Underbelly.” 2009

Newport Beach Film Festival, USA:

  • Received the Jury Award for Best Actor for his performance in “Face to Face.”(2011)

Net Worth 2023

Australian actor Vince Colosimo is estimated to have a net worth ranging between $1 million and $2 million.

Vince Colosimo Talks about Bullying Struggles

An Australian celebrity, who faced a well-known legal dispute, recently emerged in the public eye as an advocate against bullying. Vince Colosimo, the actor, was directed to serve 101 hours of community service in July this year, instead of paying fines totaling $61,858 accumulated over eight years. He has since taken on the role of ambassador for Bully Zero, using his own experiences with fame and pressure to raise awareness about bullying while volunteering for the cause.

have this preconception of who you are and where you’ve been, I think that might happen in different scenarios as well in different scenarios as well, but it happens a lot to me and I dealt with it but you know, it could’ve wiped me out, it could’ve stopped me doing what I was doing,” he told a crowd at an event run by the charity.

“I had to fight this thing in my own particular way.”

Vincenzo Colosimo talks about bullying struggles

The actor known for his roles in “Chopper” and “Underbelly” disclosed that he faced derogatory remarks from neighbors when he began his acting career, which later escalated to comments from strangers. He also imparted his key advice on coping with life’s challenges.

“I think it’s who you surround yourself with… I had some really great mates and my brother and I kept two feet on the ground,” he said.

Janet Grima, the CEO of Bully Zero, expressed her organization’s support for Colosimo, despite his previous legal issues such as drug driving. She stated that they stand by him as he works towards his redemption journey. “Getting people a second chance should be something that’s innate,” she told A Current Affair.

“We should celebrate people‘s successes but more so we should be there to lift people up when they’ve taken a fall or when they were or when there are struggles.”

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