BirthdayMay 22, 1977
BirthplaceStaten Island, USA

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Vinnie Potestivo

    Full name: Vinnie Potestivo
    Also known as: Vinnie Potestivo, Potestivo, Vinnie
    Professions: Casting Director, Casting Department, Producer
    Occupation: Producer, Casting Director

  2. Vinnie Potestivo Known for

    Total Request Live (1999), Pimp My Ride (2004), The Millionaire Matchmaker (2008), Freedom Writers (2007)

  3. Vinnie Potestivo Biography

    Vinnie Potestivo is an American casting director and television producer.He is currently the President of Vinnie Potestivo Entertainment, Inc (VPE) which began as a full-service talent and casting agency dedicated to finding talent solutions for all media platforms including broadcast, digital and print.At the helm of MTV's East Coast Talent & Series Development Department, he was responsible for launching some of today's biggest names in pop culture including: Mandy Moore, Nick Cannon, Benji & Joel Madden (Good Charlotte), Vanessa Minnillo and Ashlee Simpson. He is also the Creating Producer of 8th & Ocean, Man & Wife, Aly & AJ: A Sister Act, Me & Mr. Jones, Foxy and I Won't Love You to Death: The Story of Mario and His Mom. In 2006 he co-created Man & Wife with Fatman Scoop, which was developed for television and aired on MTV in 2008. While at MTV, he worked closely with the MTV News & Doc, Original Series Development and Celebrity Music & Talent Departments to deliver talent-driven-programming for various MTVN platforms (including, but not limited to, MTV, MTV2, MTVU,, MTVFilms as well as a dozen MTV International Affiliates).He is a graduate of Wagner College and has worked as casting director for TV, Film, Commercials, Voice Overs, and Print prior to accepting a full-time position at MTV in 1998.

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