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Jake Varner


Freestyle wrestler who earned a precious metal medal on the 2012 Summertime Olympics within the 96 kg department. He earned two condition championships at Bakersfield SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL, and two nationwide championships at Iowa Condition University. He earned a bronze medal on the 2011 Globe Tournament in Istanbul. He was created and elevated in Bakersfield, California. He was teammates with Jordan Burroughs on the 2012 Olympics.

Quick Facts

Full Name Nico Tortorella
Date Of Birth March 24, 1986
Place Of Birth Bakersfield, CA
Height 1.83 m, 1.85 m
Weight 96 kg
Profession Wrestler
Education Columbia College Chicago, New Trier High School, Iowa State University, Bakersfield High School
Nationality American, American
Spouse Brittany Varner
Parents Steve Varner, Renee Varner
Siblings Rocco Tortorella
Movies Odd Thomas, Trespass, Scream 4, Twelve, Menendez: Blood Brothers, Hunter&Game
TV Shows The Following, The Beautiful Life: TBL, Younger
Star Sign Aries

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1He is a native of Wilmette Illinois.
2Boyfriend of his The Beautiful Life co-star Sara Paxton.
3Nico's paternal grandfather was of Italian descent, and Nico's paternal grandmother was of half German and half British Isles (English and Welsh) ancestry. Nico's mother's family is entirely Italian.
4He graduated from New Trier High School.



Menendez: Blood Brothers2017TV MovieLyle Menendez
Younger2015-2017TV SeriesJosh
Mamma Dallas2016TV MovieJesse
Eye Candy2015TV SeriesTommy Calligan
Hunter&Game2014Carson Lowe
The Following2013TV SeriesJacob Wells
Odd Thomas2013Officer Simon Varner
Scream 42011Trevor Sheldon
Make It or Break It2009-2010TV SeriesRazor
The Beautiful Life: TBL2009TV SeriesCole Shepherd



The Last King Blood2011Short special thanks



The Talk2016-2017TV SeriesHimself - Guest Co-Host
Access Hollywood2016-2017TV SeriesHimself
Access Hollywood Live2016-2017TV SeriesHimself
The View2017TV SeriesHimself
Hollywood Medium2017TV SeriesHimself
Harry2016-2017TV SeriesHimself
Then and Now with Andy Cohen2017TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Hollywood Today Live2016TV SeriesHimself
Jeffery Live2016TV SeriesHimself
Rachael Ray2016TV SeriesHimself
Today2016TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Playboy Morning Show2015TV SeriesHimself
Good Morning America2015TV SeriesHimself
The Cult of Joe Carroll: Inside the Followers2014Video documentary shortHimself
The Following: The Followers Den2014Video documentary shortHimself
The Following Production Chronicles2014Video documentary shortHimself
The Thrill of Horror: The Creator Behind the Following2014Video documentary shortHimself
The Twisted Journal of the Followers2014Video documentary shortHimself
Entertainment Tonight2009TV SeriesHimself

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Entertainment Tonight2017TV SeriesHimself

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