Milo Ventimiglia has returned to the small screen on what is becoming another fan favorite television series! He is currently appearing in the NBC series This Is Us, alongside Mandy Moore, as Jack Pearson. Ventimiglia is no stranger to the small screen. He’s held notable roles on some of the most successful series like Gilmore Girls, American Dreams and Heroes, as well as playing Rocky Balboa’s son in the sixth Rocky film called Rocky Balboa. Ventimiglia has flown pretty well under the radar, but has an extremely successful career under his belt. There’s been a lot of buzz around the show This Is Us and its leading cast members, so here’s a look at 8 things you probably didn’t know about Milo Ventimiglia!
Milo has been a vegetarian his whole life. His parents raised him and his sister on a healthy meat-free diet, so he’s been living the vegetarian lifestyle for quite some time now. In a Q&A with the Daily Mail, Ventimiglia prided himself on his healthy lifestyle: “I’m a lifelong vegetarian. That puts me ahead of the game in terms of health. Recently I’ve also been trying to keep dairy out of my diet,” he said. His dedication earned him the honorable title of PETA’s sexiest vegetarian in 2009 alongside country singer and American Idol contestant, Kellie Pickler.