David Deluise is no new face in Hollywood as he has been able to make a name for himself in his career. He is a known American actor as well as a television director whose most memorable moments on screen came as a result of his role in the Disney Channel’s television show, Wizards of Waverly Place. Before the Disney show, he was already gaining steam with the animated action series Megas XLR, where he played the character, Coop.
Bio – Who is David Deluise
David Dominick DeLuise was born in Los Angeles, California, United States, on the 11th of November 1971. He had a very lively and bubbly childhood, one surrounded by thespians and other celebrities as a result of his parent’s work in the entertainment industry. This influence finally made him decide to take up acting as a profession. When he got older he clinched his very first role as a lead actor in the movie, BachelorMan which premiered in 2003. Deluise later got cast as a recurring character named “Bug Pollone” in the project called, 3rd Rock from the Sun.
Another project for which he got famous was Jessie where he played the role of Darren, Jesse’s brother. His next screen appearance was witnessed in the hit sci-fi series, Stargate SG-1, David played the recurring role of Pete Shanahan. Due to his witty personality, a few commercial opportunities came through for him including; Kentucky Fried Chicken and the Beneful dog food commercial. In August 2012, he was featured in a new commercial designed for KFC’s secret recipe.
Animated Voice Role, Directing, and More
Asides live acting roles, David Deluise became the voice of the cartoon character Coop in the animated series called, MegasXLR. After the show ended he moved on to another series produced for Cartoon Network called, FusionFall. Deluise then appeared in a new series called, The Sperm Donor, starrin alongside seasoned actress, Maggie Wheeler.
As a director, he has worked on a vast number of very successful series including; How to Rock, See Dad Run, Lab Rats, My Tutor, Tutor, and The Thundermans.
In 2012, David Deluise got a role as Dominic on the television show, Rizzoli & Isles, however, this was just a guest role. His fame was further extended after he was given the role of Jerry Russo on Disney Channel’s Wizards of Waverly Place and Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie.
Family and Siblings
David Deluise was born to parents, Dom Deluise and Carol Arthur Deluise. Interestingly both of his parents are famous celebrities in their own right. His mother Carol is an actress, while his father, Dom is a world-famous actor as well as a comedian. In addition to this, both of his elder brothers, Peter Deluise and Michael Deluise also work in Hollywood. While Michael is just an actor, Peter is a writer, director, and actor.
Personal Life – Wife, Children or is David Deluise Gay?
The old boy David Deluise has been in relationships with a good number of women in his times past. However, he first changed his relationship status to married in 1994 after meeting Brigitte DeLuise. Following months of dating, the pair walked down the aisle in September 1994. While they were together, they both welcomed two daughters into their lives. Their names are Riley Deluise and Dylan Deluise. Interestingly, his first daughter Riley appeared in the movie Hairshirt with him.
After spending 9 years of their lives together as married couples, David and Brigitte filed for a divorce and finally separated in 2003. Since the couple’s split, David didn’t get into any other relationships for a long time. However, in 2014, Deluise and popular actress, Sharon Stone, began dating. They were often pictured looking all loved up.
Though many anticipated wedding bells, sadly, their romance grew cold as they called it quits in 2016. Since the break-up, he is yet to announce any new relationship he might be involved in. In addition to the speculations as to whether he is gay, David Deluise is a straight man and has not revealed otherwise. More so being that he was once married and fathered two children, he comes across as straight as he can be.