Born on February 29, 1972, in Rome, Italy, Antonio Sabato Jr. landed the role of the hunky model in Janet Jackson’s video “Love Will Never Do (Without You).” He then starred in General Hospital as Jagger Cates and would go on to do TV film work, taking on roles in shows like Ally McBeal and Charmed as well. He’s also modeled for a massively popular underwear campaign for Calvin Klein.
Modeling and Acting Career
Model and actor Antonio Sabato, Jr. was born on February 29, 1972, in Rome, Italy. The son and namesake of Italian actor Antonio Sabato, Sr., Sabato is best known for his work as a Calvin Klein underwear model and on various soap operas, including General Hospital, Melrose Place and The Bold and the Beautiful.
In recent years, Sabato has appeared in several television movies, including 2008's Ghost Voyage and on the cable soap spinoff, General Hospital: Night Shift. He also showed off his physical prowess on NBC's reality competition Celebrity Circus, beating out model Rachel Hunter and actress Stacey Dash for the top prize. In 2009, he also worked on a reality show for the VH1 entitled My Antonio.
Sabato lives in Los Angeles. His son, Jack, is from his relationship with actress Virginia Madsen, and his daughter, Mina, is from his relationship with Kristin Rosetti. Sabato had his third child, Antonio Kamakanaalohamaikalani, in May 2011 with wife, Cheryl Moana Marie Nunes, whom he married in September 2012.
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