Piero Barone Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Born Name

Piero Barone

Nick Name

Piero

Piero Barone in an Instagram selfie as seen in March 2018
Piero Barone in an Instagram selfie as seen in March 2018 (Piero Barone / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Cancer

Born Place

Naro, Sicily, Italy

Nationality

Italian nationality

Education

Information about his educational background is unknown.

Occupation

Singer

Family

  • Father – Gaetano Barone (Mechanic)
  • Mother – Eleonora Ognibene (Housewife)
  • Siblings – Francesco Barone (Older Brother), Maria Grazia Barone (Younger Sister)
  • Others – Pietro Ognibene (Maternal Grandfather) (Blind Musician)

Manager

His band Il Volo is represented by Michele Torpedine of MT Opera & Blue’s.

Genre

Pop, Latin, Operatic Pop, Classical Crossover

Instruments

Vocals, Piano

Labels

  • Geffen Records
  • Universal Music Group
  • Interscope Records
  • Sony Music Latin

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 8 in or 173 cm

Weight

70 kg or 154 lbs

Piero Barone as seen in May 2014
Piero Barone as seen in May 2014 (MalenaOcampo1 / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Girlfriend / Spouse

Piero Barone rarely speaks about his dating status while interacting with the media or his fans on social media and due to this, it is difficult to ascertain anything about his love life and dating history.

Race / Ethnicity

White

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • He is often spotted wearing glasses
  • Slightly wonky smile

Brand Endorsements

Piero hasn’t done endorsement work for any brand yet.

Religion

Christianity

Piero Barone (Right) and Gianluca Ginoble as seen in May 2015
Piero Barone (Right) and Gianluca Ginoble as seen in May 2015 (Ailura / Wikimedia / CC BY-4.0)

Best Known For

Being one of the three members of the Latin Grammy-nominated pop-opera group Il Volo. The other members of the group are Gianluca Ginoble and Ignazio Boschetto.

First Album

His music group released their first self-titled album in 2010 named II Volo which was certified ‘Platinum’ by the Federation of Italian Music Industry. The album also climbed to the 10th spot on the Billboard 200 and ranked first on the Classical Albums Charts.

First Film

Piero is yet to make his theatrical film debut.

First TV Show

He made his first TV show appearance in 2011 on the series finale of Entourage as a part of II Volo alongside members Gianluca and Ignazio.

Personal Trainer

His workout routine and diet plan are unknown.

Piero Barone Favorite Things

SourceBoston
Piero Barone as seen in February 2018
Piero Barone as seen in February 2018 (Piero Barone / Instagram)

Piero Barone Facts

  1. He met the members of his music group during an Italian music competition show Ti Lascio Una Canzone where they were all competitors.
  2. Piero is the oldest member of the group with the other two members being more than a year younger than him.
  3. He along with Ignazio are the tenors in the group and his vocal range is aptly described as spinto tenor.
  4. Piero won the Festival Bruna Bennardo in Favara, Sicily in August 2008.
  5. Piero is often spotted wearing different glasses and is known to own more than 40 pairs.
  6. In February 2014, Piero and his band members met the Pope and gifted him their CD’s Il Volo and Il Volo: We Are Love. To their surprise, the Pope was aware of the pop opera trio as they had performed in Argentina, the hometown of the Pope.
  7. Piero along with his group Il Volo appeared on Barbra Streisand’s tour in the fall of 2012.
  8. Piero’s musical talent was first recognized by his grandfather when he sang a song written by his grandfather at age of 5.
  9. The first song that Piero sang with his fellow band mates was a rendition of the popular Neapolitan song, O’ Sole Mio.
  10. Piero’s personality is more of a studious and serious kind in the group which balances the other guys’ more vivacious temperaments.
  11. Visit his band’s website @ ilvolomusic.com.
  12. Follow him on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

Featured Image by Piero Barone / Instagram

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