Quick Facts of Michael Thomas Gargiulo

  • Full NameMichael Thomas Gargiulo
  • Date of Birth15 February, 1976
  • NicknameMichael Garguilo
  • Marital Status Married
  • Birthplacein Glenview, Illinois
  • Professionnotorious, convicted American serial killer and rapist. 
  • Nationality American
  • Eye colour Black
  • Hair colour Black
  • SpouseAna Luz Gonzalez
  • Height175cm
  • Weight72kg
  • Horoscope Aquarius

It took many years of struggles and dedication towards good works for some people to gain media attention, but on the other hand, some become instantly famous for their bad work.

Likewise, Michael Garguilo is a notorious, convicted American serial killer and rapist. 

Moreover, Michael came into this earth as Michael Thomas Gargiulo on February 15, 1976, in Glenview, Illinois.

Later, he moved to Southern California in the 1990s and was nicknamed the Hollywood Ripper.

The bad man had done numerous crimes that you even thought about and was sentenced to death row in his life.

Please read the article until the end and get more information about his entire life.

Charges of Murder

Are you shocked! Yes! Michael was a murder; his first murder occurred in his late teens. Maybe, he has stabbed his neighbor, 18-year-old Tricia Pacaccio, to death on her backdoor step.

The criminal moved to Los Angeles in 1998, allegedly to escape the scrutiny of the police in Illinois.

From 2001 to 2008, he stayed in Southern California and had committed two murders plus attempted murder there.

On February 21, 2001, Garguilo jabbed Ashley Ellerin 47 times to death in her home in Hollywood. According to investigator Tom Small, one stab injury pierced the skull and took out a chunk of the skull like a puzzle piece.

Michael Garguilo had killed all these gorgeous ladies to date. Image Credit: New York Post

On December 1, 2005, the killer penetrated his neighbor to death at her home in El Monte, California. In 2008, he tried to murder his neighbor in her home in Santa Monica; but, she fought off the attack, and blood matching Michael’s DNA was found at the scene. 

Following the scene, the Santa Monica Police Department arrested him on June 6, 2008. Eventually, In 2011, The Cook County State’s Attorney accused Gargiulo of the first-degree murder of Tricia Pacaccio

Murder’s In Illinois

Furthermore, the dangerous man got charged in the two California murders and the Pacaccio murder in Illinois.

Media in Los Angeles anointed Michael, the Hollywood Ripper, and the Chiller Killer. In contrast, actor Ashton Kutcher testified about the crimes in May 2019.

Michael Garguilo was sentenced for the murder charge of these ladies. image credit: Daily Mail

On August 15, 2019, they sentenced him on all counts. The penalty stage of his California trial began on October 7, 2019; Garguilo faced either a death sentence or life in prison without the possibility of parole. 

On October 18, 2019, a judge recommended the death penalty for him after several hours of deliberation. But as of March 2020, the conviction of Gargiulo in California persisted in being delayed by defense motions. 

Married Life With Ana Luz Gonzalez

The 45 years old serial killer is a married man. Michael tied his wedding knot with his longtime girlfriend, Ana Luz Gonzalez.

Further, nothing much about his personal life remains revealed in the media. However, their marriage’s exact date and place are still behind the curtain. Some sources claimed it to be in 2007.

Michael With His Wife. Image Credit: source People.com

Moreover, It is a matter of debate whether the criminal is father to any children or not. So far, they had been dating for over five years before their marriage. Some news said them to be dating from the early 2000s. 

Nonetheless, there is no information about his net worth. However, Garguilo must have earned a handsome amount from the contract of killing people. 

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