But there's a lot you may not know about the real-life Ventimiglia, from his early days as a teen actor to his current life as a vegetarian with a non-famous girlfriend and secret tattoos. When Mara Casey and Jami Rudofsky first got their assignment to find someone to play Jess Mariano for show creator Amy Sherman-Palladino, they summoned Ventimiglia, who they already knew, and sent him right to the producers.
Casey told , "Milo seemed completely right as the bad-boy description [Amy] wanted." He sailed through the casting, unlike costar Alexis Bledel.
How you filled my early '00s life with pure glee and heart eyes.
When Milo Ventimiglia was a regular on Gilmore Girls, I was in love with his dark hair and eyes, his crooked smile, and the fact that he was mysterious. You're not supposed to be with one another."But while it looks like he is currently single, we can still take a look at who Ventimiglia has dated in the past.
Though their characters weren't shown dating in the new episodes, some fans have conspiracy theories that Jess might be the father of Rory's baby thanks to an off-screen hookup.
In real life, however, Bledel did end up getting hitched — to Ventimiglia's current girlfriend is Kelly Egarian, a marketing coordinator for fashion brand Stella Mc Cartney.
In 2009, Ventimiglia was spotted with Isabella Brewster, sister of actor Jordana Brewster.
In February 2010, the pair was seen at Disneyland, but then two years later, Brewster was reported to be dating Russell Brand, so the coupling of Brewster and Ventimiglia must have been fairly short-lived.They ended up dating for three-and-a-half years, and it got pretty serious.A few months before their 2006 breakup, Ventimiglia revealed to that, while they didn't have any concrete plans, marriage had definitely crossed their minds.And they picked me." is a drama about family, relationships, and growing up.But there's also a major mystery woven throughout the series: how did the family's patriarch, Jack, die?In 2010, Alexander appeared in his MSN series, Ultradome.