Antonio Ballatore

TV Show Host

Birthday January 21, 1969

Birth Sign Aquarius

Birthplace United States

Age 54 years old

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TV shot host and architectural designer who rose to massive fame for hosting the popular The Antonio Project HGTV series between 2010-2014. He later combined his love of animals and interior design and building on the Animal Planet series Animal Cribs in 2017. 

Before Fame

He began his career in architectural design as a set designer for celebrity photographers in Los Angeles. He earned his break through as the season 4 winner of HGTV's Design Star reality competition series in 2009. 


He was named "the Lady Gaga of interior design" by LA Weekly. He has operated his own animal and human apparel line Born With a Tail. 

Family Life

His father was an artist. He discovered his love of art while working in his father's studio as a child. 

Associated With

He designed sets for famous photographers Annie Leibovitz and David LaChapelle prior to breaking through on HGTV.