Frank Grillo - Biography

Last Modified: Sep 24, 2022

Frank Grillo
Nick Name: Kiki
Profession: Actor
Best Known For: Avengers, Grey, Once Upon a Time in Staten Island (film)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $6 million

Personal Details

Born on : June 8, 1965 (age 58)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Frank Anthony Grillo
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA
Horoscope: Gemini
Father's Name: N/A
Mother's Name: N/A
Siblings: 2

younger siblings

University: New York University
Ethnicity: Italian
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced

Kathy Grillo (1991- 1998)
Wendy Moniz (2010-2020)

Children: 3

Remy Grillo (son)
Liam Grillo (son)
Rio Joseph Grillo (son)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.79 meter (5 feet 10 inch)
Weight: 78 kg (171.96 lb)
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: 11 US
Bicep Size: 16 inch
Chest Size: 44 inch
Waist Size: 33 inch

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Who is Frank Grillo?

Frank Grillo is an American actor.

Source: YouTube (Frank Grillo on Grey)

Frank Grillo Age, Parents, Siblings

Frank Grillo’s birth took place on June 8, 1965, in New York City, New York, U.S.A. His birth name/full name is Frank Anthony Grillo. He has two other siblings, among which he is the oldest. However, facts about his parents and what they did for a living are yet to be unwrapped.

Education, Ethnicity

After graduating high school, he enrolled at New York University. From the University, he graduated with a Degree in Business.

His ethnicity is Italian.

Frank Grillo Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Affair, Divorce

Frank Grillo dated his girlfriend Kathy and got married to her in 1991. Their son Remy Grillo was born in January 1997. But the next year in 1998, Grillo and his wife divorced. The divorce might be due to Grillo having an extramarital affair.

Grillo had met actress Wendy Moniz in 1996 on the set of Guiding Lightwhile he was still married. And soon after his divorce from Kathy, he moved in with Moniz in 1998. Grillo and Moniz married on October 28, 2000.

The couple has two children together- both sons. Their first son, Liam Grillo, was born on August 2004 and their second son, Rio Joseph Grillo, was born on January 25, 2008. He and Moniz ended their marriage in divorce in early 2020.

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Source: zimbio (Frank Grillo, Wendy Moniz, and Remy Grillo on March 13, 2014)

Frank Grillo Career

Early Days

After graduation, Frank Grillo spent a year on Wall Street but later agreed to appear on a Miller Genuine Draft beer commercial. After doing a few other commercials, he landed his first movie role in 1992's The Mambo Kings where he portrayed the character Machito

He then went on to star in Minority Report (2002), The Sweetest Thing (2003), April's Shower (2006), iMurders (2008), Pride and Glory (2009), Mother's Day (2010), Edge of Darkness (2010), The Grey (2012), Zero Dark Thirty (2013), Homefront (2013). 

Films, Series

Other movies Frank Grillo has starred in include Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014), The Purge: Anarchy (2014), Captain America: Civil War (2016), The Purge: Election Year (2016), Wheelman (2017).

Frank Grillo’s upcoming movies are Avengers: Endgame where he portrays Brock Rumlow / Crossbones. His other movies such as Boss LevelOnce Upon a Time in Staten IslandPoint Blank are soon to be released in 2019.

Source: GeekTyrant (Frank Grillo on Captain America)

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Frank Grillo has not only acted in movies but also in TV series. He portrayed the character Hart Jessup in Guiding Light from 1996 to 1999. His following roles are Battery Park (2000), For the People (2002-2003), Prison Break (2005-2006), Netflix’s documentary-series Fight WorldBlind Justice (2005), The Kill Point (2007), Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2009), The Gates (2010), Kingdom (2014-2017), among others.


On the set of Fight World, Grillo has worked with Julio César Chávez, Buakaw Banchamek, and Daniel Cormier.

Frank Grillo Legal issues

In 1994, he pled guilty to conspiring to commit securities fraud. Grillo was sentenced to three years probation, six months of home confinement, and 200 hours of community service, and ordered to pay a fine of $25,000 and a special assessment of $50.00.

Source: washingtontimes (Frank Grillo on Fight World)

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Frank Grillo Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Grillo is estimated at around $6 million while the figure on his annual salary is unknown.

Frank Grillo Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media sites Instagram, Frank Grillo is followed by thousands of followers but is absent from Twitter, and Facebook.

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