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  • Had many animals growing up, including snakes, parrots, a hedgehog, and even a shark.
  • Worked as a political aide for a Staten Island assemblyman.
  • Took the LSAT in hopes of getting into law school, though he didn't want to become a lawyer. He just wanted the degree because he felt it was prestigious.
  • Is one of three cast members of the Jersey Shore who hail from Staten Island.
  • Became known for his fist-pump dance on Jersey Shore.
  • In 2010, launched IHAV (short for I Have a Vision), a T-shirt line whose profits from the first design will help fund antibullying grants for The organization helps young adults find and create volunteering opportunities.
  • Made his television acting debut on an episode (titled "My Cousin Vinny") of the MTV coming-of-age comedy The Hard Times of RJ Berger.


  • Paula Guadagnino — Mother


  • Attended State University of New York, New Paltz, NY
  • City University of New York, College of Staten Island, Staten Island, NY (BA in Political Science, 2009)

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  • Birth Name: Vincent J. Guadagnino
  • Birth Place: Not available
  • Profession: Reality show cast member

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