- Also Known As:
- Don Vito
- Date of Birth:
- July 3, 1956
Vincent “Don Vito” Margera (born Vincent Roy Margera on July 3, 1956 in Concordville, Pennsylvania) is an American reality television personality. He started his reality TV career alongside his nephew, Bam Margera, on Jackass in 2001, and eventually starred on Bam’s own series Viva La Bam from 2003-2006. Don Vito, whose nickname stems from The Godfather character of the same name, has also made appearances in films like Minghags, Haggard: The Movie and Jackass: Number Two. He died at 59 years old on Nov. 15, 2015 from liver and kidney failure.
Best Known For:
Vincent is best known for starring in the series Viva La Bam.
Vincent was never married. He was arrested in 2006 for groping two 12-year-old girls at an event in Colorado and pled ‘not guilty’ at an arraignment hearing in March 2007. In October of that year, he was found guilty of two counts of sexual assault on a minor and faced two years to life in prison, but was eventually only put on 10 years of “serious probation” to be served in Pennsylvania. Following the sentencing, he was ordered to no longer portray the character of “Don Vito” in any capacity and had to register as a sex offender in Colorado and Pennsylvania.