Daniele Bolelli

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Birthday
11, 1974
Birthplace
Milan, Italy
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
11, 1974 (age 43)
Birthplace
Milan, Italy

About

Italian writer, professor, philosopher, and martial artist known for his books On the Warrior's Path and 50 Things You're Not Supposed To Know: Religion, which focus on martial arts and religion, respectively. He's taught at several universities in California and he created the podcast The Drunken Taoist.

Before Fame

He studied Anthropology and American Indian studies at UCLA, as well as history at Cal State Long Beach and Cardiff University. He published his first book, which he co-wrote, at the age of 20.

Trivia

A black belt in kung fu san soo, he fought in two sanctioned mixed martial arts fights in Italy in the late 2000s, winning both.

Family Life

He was born in Milan to Franco and Gloria Bolelli, both published authors.

Associated With

He's appeared on The Joe Rogan Experience podcast.