Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
- Father – Vito Boschetto
- Mother – Caterina Licari
- Siblings – Antonina Boschetto (Sister)
As a part of the band Il Volo, the band is represented by Michele Torpedine of MT Opera & Blue’s.
Operatic pop, Pop, Classical crossover
Vocals, piano, guitar, drums
Due to the band Il Volo, he is signed with Geffen, Universal Records / Interscope, Sony Music Latin.
5 ft 9¾ in or 177 cm
88 kg or 194 pounds
Race / Ethnicity
- Thick eyebrows
- Generally keeps long mustache and beard (goatee type style).
- Wears an earring in the left ear.
Best Known For
Being one-third of the band Il Volo. He is also known for his trademark mustache and beard.
With his bandmates, he first released the album Il Volo on November 30, 2010 via Geffen Records. In the standard Italian version, the album consists of 10 songs, making the album approx 50 minutes long. It received good reviews and gathered 60,000 album copies sales in Italy, and 229,000 in U.S. It charted at #1 in Austria and was certified as Platinum in Italy.
In 2015, he appeared in a short musical film L’amore si muove as himself.
First TV Show
As an actor, he first appeared in dramedy series Entourage in an episode entitled “The End” in 2011.
Ignazio works out. He has lost weight in the past and started looking more handsome. The hunk has also tweeted about his workout out on Twitter in June 2014.
Ignazio has been advised by his trainer to go to the gym every day and follow a fixed diet while avoiding certain foods such as pizza, pasta, burgers, etc. Though, he can have it once in a while as a cheat food.
Ignazio Boschetto Facts
- He is a part of the pop trio, Il Volo, which was formed in 2009. The other two singers are Gianluca Ginoble and Piero Barone.
- In 2013, he was featured in the music video of Chino & Nacho’s “Mi Chica Ideal.”
- Il Volo names their music as “popera.”
- He is good at both English and Italian.
- In the band Il Volo, he has one older member (Piero Barone) and one younger (Gianluca Ginoble) than him.
- His singing voice is referred to as “tenor.”
- His band was the winner of Sanremo Music Festival 2015. Due to this, they got to represent their country Italy in an event called “Eurovision Song Contest 2015” in Austria where they finished third.
- When he was competing at the second series of RAI TV’s Ti Lascio Una Canzone, he found his Il Volo bandmates, Piero and Gianluca.
- He is the funny part of the band “Il Volo.”
- Visit his band’s official website @ www.ilvolomusic.com.
- Connect with Ignazio on Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.