Nicholas Macaluso was born and raised in Sacramento, CA. He resides in Newport Beach, CA, where he is pursuing his acting career.Being of Greek and Italian heritage, Nicholas is naturally drawn to the arts and drama. From an early age, his family instilled in him the importance and value of the arts in society. His exposure to a wide variety of cultural events in the fields of music, theater, dance, and art, has given him a global perspective of the world, and shaped the passionate, idealistic and caring person that he is. The eldest of five brothers and a sister, he is affectionately known as the doting "big brother" in the family.Nicholas has a friendly, outgoing and charismatic personality, naturally drawing people to him. An entertainer at heart, he loves to make people happy. These traits have served him well in school, business, sports and now the entertainment industry. Attending private schools in Sacramento, he grew up with a diverse group of friends, thriving in a supportive, community oriented environment. A natural athlete, he was a star quarterback for his football team in high school, learning the valuable lessons associated with teamwork and becoming a leader. He attributes these experiences to his positive outlook on life and believes that anything is possible if you put your mind to it.In college, he studied business and theatre arts while playing football in Sacramento and San Diego. His professional business career began with Starbucks Coffee. After working his way up the corporate ladder, he decided that he had an entrepreneurial spirit, and started his own coffee brokerage firm. After several years of success with his own business, he was lured back into a corporate executive position. Then, fate led him to pursue his long-time acting aspirations for a television and motion picture career. He has since starred in music videos, commercials, stage, and television, with projects pending in motion pictures. Nicholas' charisma on camera and willingness to do anything to create a character, is leading him to realize his goal of being one of Hollywood's leading young actors.Nicholas is dedicated to living a healthy lifestyle. He regularly visits the gym where he plays basketball and trains in mixed martial arts. He keeps himself centered by playing his guitar and composing music and writing lyrics. His constant companion is his beloved beagle, Charlie. The two of them can be found on any given day at the beach or the dog park.