Michael Cimino (born 10 November 1999) is an American actor. He is known for his roles as Bob Palmeri in Annabelle Comes Home and as Victor Salazar in the Hulu series Love, Victor, a spin-off of the 2018 film Love, Simon.
Early Life and Career
Cimino was born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. His father is of Italian-German ancestry and his mother is of Puerto Rican descent. Cimino faced racism through elementary school, saying children would throw him on the floor and kick him, and claim he ate bugs, though he says those experiences made him more compassionate towards others. He took up acting at eight years old after joining an acting group taught by a fellow church member. Cimino graduated from high school early to get into acting more seriously and decided not to attend college.
Cimino’s early acting credits include a GEICO commercial and a 2016 pilot for the Nickelodeon show Hopefuls. He moved to Los Angeles when he was 18 years old. Cimino appeared in the 2019 horror film Annabelle Comes Home, playing the role of Bob Palmeri. He enjoys singing and playing guitar and had his song “Everything I Own” included on the film’s soundtrack.
In August 2019, it was announced Cimino would star in the leading role as Victor in the Disney+ series Love, Victor. The show was later moved to Hulu, where it premiered in June 2020. Cimino consulted with his gay cousin to ensure the role of Victor would be a relatable and believable character.
In 2020, Cimino joined the voice cast for Black Box, a scripted science fiction podcast series.
On June 15, 2021 Cimino released his first single “Love Addict”. He first previewed this song on the June 3, 2021 episode of Good Morning America.
Michael Cimino appeared in 2022 movie, Senior Year.
Cimino identifies as straight, although said of his sexuality, “I don’t want to put myself in a box and put myself in a position where if I were to come out as bi or as gay 10 years from now, that I was defending an identity that was being true to myself.”
Michael Cimino is currently single and not in any relationship for now. Michael Cimino is also not married.
Michael Cimino’s net worth as of 2022 is estimated at around $850, 000 – $5.5 million.