In early September 2020, the mystery man who appeared on a dinner date with the actress, Katie Holmes was identified to be chef, Emilio Vitolo.
Captured in the images by TMZ, Emilio and Katie were spotted at the Mediterranean restaurant named Antique Garage in SoHo. Reportedly, the duo shared a couple of glasses of wine and enjoyed their moment getting flirtatious and even some touchy-feels.
So who is this new face and Katie Holmes’ boyfriend prospect? Get to know all of him as this Emilio Vitolo wiki proceeds.
Emilio Vitolo Age, Birthday, Zodiac
Emilio Vitolo was born on August 19, 1987. This made him 33 years of age as of May 2021.
Just so you know, he is 8 years younger than his love interest, Katie Holmes.
Corresponding to his birthday, Emilio is of Leo zodiac.
Emilio Vitolo Ethnicity, Parents, Siblings
Emilio Vitolo reportedly flaunts an Italian-Asian ethnicity.
His father was born in Salerno, Italy, and immigrated to the United States with his family. As for his mother, she seemed to have come from Asian heritage. However, a separate report cited her roots as Cuban.
Also, Emilio’s father, Emilio Vitolo Sr. was a chef who bought an Italian restaurant named Ballato in the early ’90s.
Furthermore, Emilio’s parents often appeared over his Instagram; especially on birthdays or Mother/Father day.
You may find a picture of his beautiful mother uploaded on Instagram on Mothers day 2017, captioned: “Thanks for always showing me the way and being a beautiful human being ..love ya mom.”
Talking about his siblings, Emilio has two brothers named Mario and Antonio. Reportedly, all three siblings worked at the restaurant with their father.
His brother, Anthony (Antonio) Vitolo was a minor celebrity as well. He flaunted 31K followers over Instagram @chefanthony_ballatosnyc.
Height, Weight, Distinct Features
Coming to his distinct features, Emilio looked like a bulkier version of the movie star, Joseph Gordon-Levitt.
Yes, Emilio is a handsome man with an athletic body, brown eyes, and dark brown hair color.
Furthermore, Emilio Vitolo stands tall at a height of 5 feet 11 inches (180.34 cm) and weighs 75.3 kg (166 lbs).
Trivia: he mostly raised his right eyebrows (like the rock) while taking pictures.
Social Media Reach: IG, Twitter, FB
Check out the Instagram of his family restaurant and the delicacies they serve @emiliosballato with 21.1K followers.
Moreover, the restaurant had a ton of celebrity fans including Barack Obama, Justin Bieber, and Rihanna.
On his Instagram, Emilio once shared a post in Dec 2015 featuring the American Model, Bella Hadid. He shared that he worked with her in the “Into The Night” music video.
Emilio Vitolo Net Worth, Restaurant, Movies
Emilio Vitolo’s net worth was around $1.5 Million.
He worked as a chef at the restaurant, Emilio’s Ballato (bought by his father) in SoHo. Also, this makes him a part-owner of the restaurant alongside his brothers.
Moreover, the resultant was featured on “InStyle” and reportedly the entire Vitolo clan worked there together including dad, mom, and three sons.
Mentioning his specialties, Emilio made best gourmet Italian dishes; Spaghetti al Pomodoro, Tagliatelle alla Bolognese and Linguine alle Vongole.
Outside the kitchen, Emilio also worked as an actor. According to his LinkedIn profile, he started as an actor in Jan 2011.
Some of his movies and Tv series credits include:
Movies — The Other Woman (2014), The Genesis Project (2014), Around Every Corner (2015), Scars of a Predator (2017), The Right to Live (2017), Tapestry (2019), Zeroes (2019), and The Birthday Cake (2020).
Tv shows — Royal Pains (2013), Producing Juliet (2013), A Crime to Remember (2013), Inside Amy Schumer (2015), and HS10: The Bronx (2018).
Emilio Vitolo Girlfriend, Dating, Katie Holmes
Emilio Vitolo sparked a fire after his date with Katie Holmes in September 2020.
Also, since Katie got out of her 6 years long relationship with Jamie Foxx in May 2019, it would be no surprise that if she was back in the dating game again.
As per “In Touch Weekly”, Emilio and Katie had been “on a few dates”, before the “Antique Garage” date.
Moreover, they added, “Emilio and his fiancée Rachel Emmons broke off their engagement very recently.”
So, could it be that Katie was Emilio’s girlfriend long before we knew it?
Just in case you don’t know: Katie shares a daughter named Suri Cruise, with her ex-husband Tom Cruise.
By the time she began dating Emilio, Katie had lost interest in celebrity romantic partners. Per sources close to the actress, Emilio treated her better than Tom and Jamie.
About their romance, an insider told E! News— “Kate was hesitant at first, but Emilio won her over with his kindness and charm.”
Following the restaurant sighting, photogs capture Emilio and Katie making out on a bench in Central Park. Paparazzi then spotted the lovebirds locking lips at Downtown Manhattan.
Emilio and Katie became an Instagram official couple in late-2020. On the actress’s 42nd birthday, Emilio took to IG and wrote— “The most amazing, kindest, beautiful person ❤️. Every time I see your face it makes me smile. Happy Birthday !!! I love you !!”
For her part, Katie shared his post on her IG story.
By April 2021, Emilio’s romance with Katie was fizzling out. A source claimed things between them were moving too fast. At the time, they hadn’t broken up but things between them had cooled down.
The news about their split arrived in May 2021. An insider revealed Katie was focusing on her upcoming projects and being a mother. For his part, as Page Six reported, Emilio was already on the dating app looking for a next connection.
Last modified: May 15, 2021