Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone
Sly, Michael, The Italian Stallion, Binky, Sly Stallone
New York City, New York, United States
Beverly Hills, California, United States
Sylvester has went to several schools like Notre Dame Academy and Lincoln High School in Philadelphia.
Stallone has also attended Charlotte Hall Military Academy in Maryland.
Finally, he went to Miami Dade College and then to University of Miami from where he received his BFA (BAchelor of Fine Arts) degree in 1999.
Actor, screenwriter, film director, film producer
- Father – Frank Stallone, Sr. (1919–2011) (Hairdresser and Beautician)
- Mother – Jacqueline “Jackie” Stallone (née Labofish) (Astrologer, former dancer, and promoter of women’s wrestling)
- Siblings – Frank Stallone, Jr. (Younger Brother) (Actor, musician)
- Others – Anthony Filiti (Stepfather), Toni Ann Filiti (Half-Sister) (Died on August 26, 2012 at the age of 48), Dante Stallone (Half-Brother)
William Morris Endeavor Entertainment
5 ft 9½ in or 177 cm
102 kg or 225 pounds
Girlfriend / Spouse
Sylvester Stallone dated –
- Sasha Czack (1973-1985) – In May 1973, Sylvester started dating actress Sasha Czack. He married Sasha on December 28, 1974 when Sylvester was 28. The couple welcomed two children, sons Sage Moonblood (May 5, 1976 – July 13, 2012), died of heart disease, and Seargeoh (b. 1979). The relationship saw an end on February 14, 1985 (Valentine’s day 1985).
- Joyce Ingalls (1978) – In 1978, he had an extramarital affair when he started a relationship with his Paradise Alley (1978) co-star Joyce Ingalls.
- Tessa Hewitt (1979) – In 1979, Stallone hooked up with British glamour model, Tessa Hewitt. Tessa was just 18 at that time.
- Susan Anton (1979-1980) – Then, Sylvester met another actress Susan Anton in 1979 and started dating her in October 1979. They dated for next 5 months until March 1980.
- Persis Khambatta (1980) – In 1980, he was RUMORed to be dating Indian model, Persis Khambatta (died at the age of 50 on August 18, 1998).
- Mary Hart (1985) – In 1985, Sylvester’s name was linked with TV personality, Mary Hart. This relationship was a RUMOR.
- Brigitte Nielsen (1985-1987) – Danish born, Italian actress Brigitte Nielsen and Sylvester started dating in July 1985. They got married on December 15, 1985 in Beverly Hills, California. This relationship also saw an end after about 18 months in July 1987.
- Cornelia Guest (1987-1988) – Socialite Cornelia Guest and Sylvester dated for couple of months from 1987 to March 1988. They had met during a party in the summer of 1987. She is 17 years his junior.
- Dena Goodmanson (1988) – In 1988, he dated very briefly with fellow model, Dena Goodmanson after splitting from Cornelia.
- Vanna White (1988) – In April 1988, TV personality and actress, Vanna White and Sylvester had an encounter. She was his date to the White House Correspondent’s Dinner.
- Alana Stewart (1988) – In May 1988, model Alana Stewart and Sylvester were RUMORed to have had a fling with each other.
- Tricia Helfer – Sylvester was rumored to be dating actress Tricia Helfer in the past.
- Jennifer Flavin (1988-Present) – 22 years his junior, actress Jennifer Flavin and Sly started dating in August 1988 after meeting at a restaurant in Beverly Hills. She was only 19 at that time. After dating ON and OFF for more than 7 years, the couple got engaged in January 1996. They tie knots in May 1997. They have three children together, viz., daughters Sophia Rose, Sistine Rose, and Scarlet Rose.
- Kim Andrea (1988) – Austrian model Kim Andrea and Sly had a fling in October 1988.
- Peggy Trentini (1991-1992) – From 1991 to 1992, actors Peggy Trentini and Sylvester were an item.
- Pamela Behan (1992) – 25 years his junior, Pamela Behan and Sly were romantically linked to each other in 1992. Pamela was a friend of Kardashian clan and from there, she was introduced to Sylvester.
- Janine Turner (1993) – In 1993, actress Janine and Sylvester dated briefly.
- Janice Dickinson (1993-1994) – From December 1993 to July 1994, model Janice Dickinson and Sylvester were engaged to each other. But, it was called off later.
- Caroline Stanbury (1994) – In 1994, 33 years his junior, British socialite Caroline Stanbury and Stallone were romantically linked to each other when Stallone was staying in London for an extended stay.
- Andrea Wieser (1994) – Austrian model Andrea Wieser and Sly had previously dated for some time.
- Angie Everhart (1995) – He had a fling with actress and former model Angie Everhart on New Year of 1995.
Race / Ethnicity
Sylvester has Ukrainian and French ancestry on his mom’s side. While his dad is a US immigrant, born in Italy.
- Deep voice
- Raised eyebrows
- Aggressive looks
- Highly muscular physique
Sylvester Stallone’s body specifications may be –
- Chest – 49 in or 124½ cm
- Arms / Biceps – 17½ in or 44½ cm
- Waist – 37 in or 94 cm
His shoe size is speculated to be 10½ (US).
He partnered with a beverage company called Sly Water in 2006 which produces upscale bottled water.
In 1997, Sylvester voiced the Lipton Brisk Ice Tea commercial as his Rocky Balboa character, and later Pontiac Bonneville commercial in the same year.
Sylvester has also appeared in these commercials –
- Citterio food (Italy) (2002)
- Ito sausages (Japan) (1992)
- Kirin Beer (Japan) (1992)
- Volkswagen Gol (2008)
- RISEcredit.com (2013)
Best Known For
His action hero roles in Rocky film series as Rocky Balboa, Rambo film series as John Rambo.
He starred in his debut film The Party at Kitty and Stud’s for his role of a stud, released in 1970.
First TV Show
In 1975, Sylvester appeared in NBC crime drama series Police Story for his role as Elmore ‘Rocky’ Caddo in just one episode entitled “The Cutting Edge.”
He has been physically active since young age when he worked on his film Rocky. The actor has tried several diets, some healthy and others being unhealthy for him.
For his later Rocky movies, he admittedly ate dangerously unhealthy diet and worked out on an empty stomach. In order to stimulate himself, he also drank large quantities of coffee.
Now, after turning, he is eating high protein diet to maintain his body.
Stallone’s diet looks something like this –
- Before Breakfast – Drinks liquid amino acids
- Breakfast – Toasted pumpernickel bread, 2 eggs, four figs, etc. (All easily digestible foods)
- Lunch – Salad, broiled squash, broiled skinless chicken, couple of figs / berries
- Dinner – Salad, broiled fish, toasted bread, steamed spinach, veal (eat occasionally)
He hasn’t eaten pastrami sandwich after he turned 55.
Sylvester eats lots of fruits and vegetables and red meat just once a week.
Sylvester Stallone Favorite Things
Sylvester Stallone Facts
- Part of Sylvester’s face is paralysed. Lower left area of face such as lip, tongue, and chin are paralysed.
- At 4, he started going to a tap dancing school.
- When Sylvester was 9, his parents divorced.
- His mother made him work at her beauty salon when he was 16 because of his poor academic results.
- He owns a boxing promotion company named “Tiger Eye Productions.” Sylvester became a boxing promoter in 1980s.
- Leonardo Da Vinci is his hero.
- In his spare time, he paints.
- He is a fan of Bollywood (Indian) movies and has appeared in Kambakkht Ishq in 2009.
- Sylvester is also one of ex-President George W. Bush’s favorite actors.
- She is close friends with musician Sir Elton John.
- He has turned down many film roles in his life such as in Basic Instinct (1992), Arthur (1981), Pretty Baby (1978), American Gigolo (1980), An Officer and a Gentleman (1982), Pretty Woman (1990), etc.
- He is a supporter of Republican Party.
- Visit his official website @ sylvesterstallone.com.
- Follow Sylvester on Twitter. He is not on Facebook or any other social media.