Quick Facts of Santino Rice
- Full Name Santino Rice
- Date of Birth1974 /08 /20
- Nickname Santino
- Marital StatusUnmarried
- BirthplaceUnited States
- ProfessionActor, Model
- Eye colourBlack
- Hair colourBlack
- Height6 feet 5 inches
- EducationFashion Instute Of Design and Merchandising
- Online PresenceInstagram
Have you ever watch the TV series, Project Runway? If yes then you may be familiar with the character of Santino Quinto Rice.
Santino Rice is an American fashion designer. He is not only a fashion designer but also a TV personality. Rice is best known for his appearance on popular tv show such as Project Runway, and RuPaul’s Drag Race.
Santino Rice Bio, Wiki
Santino Quinto Rice was born on 20 August 1974 in Saint Charles, Missouri, the United States. He is American and belongs to mixed ethnicity (Africa-American, Italian, Jewish, and Native American). Further, there are no details about his parents, sibling and early childhood.
Taking about Rice academies qualification, he attended Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in Los Angeles and from where he earned a degree in Fashion. After graduation, he started working at a fashion and film industries.
Santino Rice Body Measurements
Age of 44, Santino stands at a height of 6 feet 5 inches tall and his weight is unknown. Further, he has black hair and has a pair of black eyes.
Santino Rice Relationship
As of now, Santino is single. Further, there is no news of him having a girlfriend as well as about his past relationship and affairs. Not only this but he was once rumored to be gay but it is not officially confirmed. Once he told that he has an attachment to both sex; male and female. He stated that:
You can just call me gay but I like men and I am attracted to beautiful women. I didn’t like the negativity that was attached to being gay growing up so that is why I have problems with the label.
Having his own sexuality being questioned, Santino support for the gay community. On May 9, 2012, he posted a tweet that shows his support for gay marriage. As of now, there is no information about having any girlfriend.
Santino Rice Career
Santino Rice participated as a contestant on the Fashion reality TV series, Project Runway in 2005. He also won two challenges and was also selected to ramp walk to the Olympus Fashion Week in New York City.
Rice is also often referred to as villain of the show in Project Runway and also in 2006 he was praised for the design and also got the highest point from the judges. The same year he designed a dress for MTV VJ for 2006 MTV Movie Awards.
Moreover, he also made a guest appearance in the sixth episode of America’s Most Smartest Model. He is also involved in various projects. Rice was the judge of the Logo reality program RuPaul’s Drag Race from 2009 to 2014.
In 2014 Project Runway: Threads, Vanessa Simmons appeared as the host and also as the judge of the show.
Santino Rice Net Worth
The reality star, Rice has estimated the net worth of $500,000 as per 2019 however, the exact figure is still under review. Similarly, his co-judge, RuPaul earned $50,000 per episode from the RuPaul’s Drag Race, so he might earn the same amount.
Similarly, in 2010 he ran the show, On the Road with Austin and Santino along with Austin Scarlett. As per some source he also earned a handsome amount of money from the $40,00 to $100,000 per episode