Tory Belleci

Inside Biography


Tory Belleci is an American television personality as well as a model maker, who came into limelight after appearing on Discovery Channel Television program, MythBusters.

Belleci also worked for Industrial Light & Magic on movies including the Star Wars. The Federation battleships and podracers in the star wars I and II are some of Belleci's most known workpieces. He became the winner of “Spirit of the Gumball” by winning the Gumball 3000 race.

Early life and education

Tory Belleci was born as Salvatore Paul Belleci on October 30, 1970, in Monterey, California, United States. He belongs to white ethnicity & holds an American nationality.

Though Belleci’s fans regularly follow him, he still manages to keep a low-key profile about his early life. Some sources declare that his father taught him to make the Molotov c* * ktail. 

Belleci grew his interest and continued making different explosive materials. At the age of 19, Belleci was nearly arrested in the case of setting off a home pipe bomb near his parent’s house.

Belleci earned his graduation from the San Francisco State University in 1994.


After his graduation, Tory Belleci started working with Jamie Hyneman at the M5 Industries. In the beginning, Belleci worked as a stage manager, running errands and cleaning the shop. However, within a short period, he improved his ranking.

Belleci worked as a model builder, sculptor, as well as a painter for eight years at the Industrial Light and Magic (ILM). In the year 2003, Belleci began working on the Discovery Channel’s program, MythBusters.

Belleci even worked on Peter Pan, the Matrix trilogy, Van Helsing, on the  Starship Troopers, Galaxy Quest and Bicentennial Man.

Belleci and Byron appeared on the Discovery series, Sons of Guns as a guest in 2012. On 21st August 2014, the Discovery announced that Belleci and his co-stars Byron and Imahara are leaving the MythBusters.

Personal life

Tory Belleci is not married yet however, he has been in relationship with various artist in the industries. Belleci once dated Kari Byron who was his co-star from the humorous reality drama show, Mythbusters. He mostly keeps his personal details secret & away from the public.

However, things did not work out, and the duo broke up. And Kari is happily married to Paul Urich.

Well, these days, there is a rumor regarding his new love affair. He is often seen with a new girl in different programs.

Although they are often seen together in public, he did not reveal anything about it. The name of the girl is still unknown. 

Net worth

Tory Belleci’s current estimated net worth is around 2 million dollars. In 2012, Kari Belleci & Byron were nominated for the ASTRA Awards as a Favourite International Personality or Actor.

Moreover, Belleci is also active on his social sites like Twitter and Instagram with a huge fan following.

by ab-niranjan, 01 Oct, 2017

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