Michael Musto Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 03 Feb, 2021
Facts of Michael Musto
Date of Birth: 1955 , December-3
Age: 66 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Michael Musto
Birth Name Michael Musto
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Profession Journalist, Actor, Author
Net Worth $1.5 Million
Education Columbia University
Movies Night Owl, Herschel Hopper: New York Rabbit, Operation Midnight Climax, The Smurfs, Vamp Bikers, Vamp Bikers Dos, Vamp Bikers Tres, Scumbag, Japanese Borscht, Duke of New York in New Ghost City
Books Downtown-V285, Manhattan on the Rocks, La Dolce Musto: Writings by the World's Most Outrageous Columnist, Fork on the Left, Knife in the Back
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Michael Musto is an American journalist, author, and occasional actor. He has authored four books and has appeared in such films as Night Owl, Operation Midnight Climax, the Vamp Bikers trilogy, Scumbag, and Duke of New York in New Ghost City.  

Michael Musto: Short Bio

Michael Musto was born on December 3, 1955, into an Italian-American family in Brooklyn, New York. He received his degree from Columbia University in 1976 and wrote for the Columbia Spectator.

Musto came out as gay very early on in his career and has been an advocate for LGBT rights. 

Career and Net Worth

Michael Musto is a prominent author, journalist, and actor. He became a journalist in the '80s and wrote for several publications like Circus magazine, After Dark magazine, and SoHo Weekly News. He also covered music for Us magazine.

He wrote for The Village Voice beginning in the mid-'80s including his column, the La Dolce Musto, that covered the LA nightlife, gossip, politics, reviews, and interviews.

Michael Musto in drag SOURCE: Gawker

He currently writes for the Daily Beast and pens a monthly gossip column for Queerty.com called "Read Now, Cry Later."         

He has published four books, namely 1986's "Downtown-V285," 1989's "Manhattan on the Rocks, La Dolce Musto: Writings by the World's Most Outrageous Columnist," 2007's "Fork on the Left," and 2011's "Knife in the Back."  

Michael Musto has also dabbled in some acting. His most famous role is his portrayal of Hedda Hopper in the 2013 action-horror film Vamp Bikers and its two subsequent sequels, Vamp Bikers Dos (2015) and Vamp Bikers Tres (2016). In addition, he has also had acting roles in movies like Night Owl, Operation Midnight Climax, Scumbag, and Duke of New York in New Ghost City.   

Michael Musto (with Screamin' Rachael) in Vamp Bikers SOURCE: IMDb

Thanks to his prominent journalism, acting, and writing career, Michael Musto has amassed a net worth of $1.5 million as of February 2021. 

Most-Asked Questions About Michael Musto Answered

How Old is Michael Musto?

Michael Musto was born on December 3, 1955. At the time of this writing in February 2021, he is 65 years old. 

Is Michael Musto Gay?

Michael Musto has been outspoken about being gay. 

What is Michael Musto Known For?

Michael Musto is a prominent author, journalist, and actor. As a journalist, Musto has written for publications like OutThe Advocate, The New York Times, W, and Vanity Fair. He is also an occasional actor and has appeared in movies like Night Owl, Operation Midnight Climax, the Vamp Bikers trilogy, Scumbag, and Duke of New York in New Ghost City.   

How Much is Michael Musto Worth?

According to celebritynetworth.com, Michael Musto has a net worth of $1.5 million as of February 2021. 

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