Who is Standup Comedian Sal Vulcano?
Salvatore Edward Anthony Vulcano, popularly known as “Sal”, is an improvisational and stand-up comedian, actor, and producer from the borough of Staten Island in New York City. He is a member of the comic ensemble The Tenderloins, including Joe Gatto, James Murray, and Brian Quinn.
Including these three members of The Tenderloins, the stars in the on-camera television show called Impractical Jokers. The show was first aired on December 15, 2011, on the TruTV television network and has been going strong since. Vulcano is the youngest member of the group.
|Celebrity Name||Salvatore Edward Anthony Vulcano|
|Popular For||As Sal of Impractical Jokers|
|Profession||Improvisation comedian, standup comedian|
|Estimated Net Worth||$ 7 million(2020)|
Birthday and Zodiac
|Age||44 years old (as of 2021)|
|Birth Date||November 6, 1976|
|Birth Place||Staten Island, New York City|
|Monsignor Farrell High School, St. John’s University|
|Hair Color||Light Brown|
|Eye Color||Dark Green|
Family and relatives
|Father||Salvatore Vulcano Sr.|
|Mother||Dianne Fernandez- Vulcano|
|Social Media||Instagram, Twitter, Website|
Sal Vulcano Early life and Education
Vulcano is of Italian, Cuban, and Puerto Rican heritage and was born on Staten Island. He went to Monsignor Farrell High School and was a member of the Improvisation Club, together with Gatto, Murray, and Quinn, since they regarded it as a means to express themselves and meet ladies.
In 1998, he graduated from St. John’s University with a bachelor’s degree in Finance. He went to Monsignor Farrell High School, where he graduated in the year 1994.
Sal Vulcano Professional Career
Murray, Gatto, and Vulcano reconnected after graduating from college. He resumed practising improvisation in Gatto’s house, eventually going on to tour as an improv and sketch comedy team naming themselves the Tenderloins in 1999.
The Tenderloins began collaborating on comedic skits, which they shared on YouTube, MySpace, and Metacafe, garnering millions of views. For the performance “Time Thugs”, the group won the $100,000 big prize in the NBC It was Your Show competition in 2007.
His most popular show, Impractical Jokers, aired on TruTV on December 15, 2011, and its first season drew over 32 million views. The show has become TruTV’s most popular series, putting Vulcano into the spotlight. Sal was the show’s most punished joker as of November 2017.
Additionally, the show named The Misery Index, presented by Jameela Jamil and based on Andy Breckman’s card game “Shit Happens”, featured Vulcano and the other members of The Tenderloins in 2019. The show had been active for three years till 2021.
He hosted a podcast called What Say You? in collaboration with his best friend, Brian Quinn. “What Say You?” a Vulcano and Quinn-hosted infrequent podcast, has already won Best New Show at the 2013 Stitcher Awards. Because of the growing success of What Say You, Joe Gatto and James Murray decided to start their own Tenderloins podcast without the other two members.
At the 10th Annual Podcast Awards in 2015,” What Say You?” was again nominated for the Comedy, Entertainment, and Best Produced Podcast Awards. The podcast is their side project, not a replacement for The Tenderloins Podcast.
Sal Vulcano Personal life and Relationship Status
Vulcano is troubled by germophobia (fear of germs), acrophobia (fear of cats), and ailurophobia (fear of cats). Because of this, the punishment he gets in the Impractical Jokers is haunting him because it features many punishments which torments him many times.
In an episode of Impractical Jokers, he stated that he was hit by a car when he was four years old. As a consequence of punishment on the program, Vulcano got a tattoo of Jaden Smith on his left thigh.
Vulcano further displays an updated tattoo of Jaden Smith, which was inked on Vulcano’s right thigh in Impractical Jokers: The Movie.
He is currently single, unmarried and his relationship status is entirely private. He starred with a daughter as an actor in the show, but he does not have his children.
Sal Vulcano Age, Height, Weight and Physical Appearances
Vulcano is 44 years old as of 2020. His birthday is coming on November 6 where he will turn 45 years old in 2021. Sal is exceptionally tall. Since he was a basketball player in high school, his height has fascinated most people.
He stands at an altitude of 5 feet 9¾ inches. This corresponds to 1.77 meters or 177 centimetres. Vulcano has light brown hair and dark green eyes and weighs 82 kilos.
Vulcano is an ordained minister who has officiated the wedding of fellow Tenderloins member Joe Gatto. Jenna Vulcano is his younger sister. Murray married Jenna in the season 3 finale of “Brother-in-Loss,” however the marriage was annulled a few days later. He has two more sisters, Diana and Kelly Ann, who is the oldest.
Vulcano was dubbed Prince Herb for the rest of the program’s season and in all of his media appearances in February 2021 due to punishment on the show. On April 29, 2021, the punishment episode aired.
Sal Vulcano Net worth And Social Media
Speaking of his net worth, it is estimated that he has a total amount of $7 million as of 2020, which he has accumulated over time through his comedy career.
About his social media, Sal is very active on Twitter with an account called @SalVulcano who has a fan following of around 1 million. He is active on other platforms too.
- He has a tattoo of Jaden Smith on both thighs as a form of punishment on his show.
- He hosted a podcast called “What Say You?” which is in collaboration with his best friend, Brian Quinn
- Vulcano was dubbed Prince Herb for the rest of the program’s season aired on April 29, 2021, as a result of the punishment of the show.
- Vulcano is an ordained minister who has officiated the wedding of fellow Impractical Jokers member Joseph Gatto.
- He has mixed ethnicity, which is Italian, Cuban and Puerto Rican descent.
Frequently asked Questions
- Is Sal Vulcano engaged?
Sal Vulcano is single as of 2021.
- Is Sal leaving impractical jokers?
No, Sal is still the part of Impractical Jokers.
- Where does Sal Vulcano live?
Sal lives in Staten Island.