Reality personality best known for MTV's Jersey Shore. He has also appeared on The Hard Times of RJ Berger and Jersey Shore Shark Attack. In 2019, he and his Jersey Shore co-star Pauly D began hosting MTV's A Double Shot at Love.
He graduated from City University of New York and worked as a political aide for a New York assemblyman.
He starred in his own show on MTV called The Show with Vinny in 2013.
He is of Sicilian heritage. He dated model Melanie Iglesias.
Reality TV audiences came to know him as the best friend of Pauly D.