Ethan Torchio is a hugely popular Italian professional drummer, music composer, singer, social media influencer, and businessman. He is best known for his instrumental role as a member of the famous rock band Måneskin, where he is the lead drummer. Ethan has had quite a quick rise to fame, riding on Måneskin's success as well as his own musical talent.
Måneskin's rise to fame began after its unforgettable X-Factor and Eurovision successes in 2017 and 2021, respectively. Here is a look at Torchio's life in a glimpse.
|Full name||Ethan Torchio|
|Date of birth||October 8, 2000|
|Ethan Torchio's age||21 years (as of 2022)|
|Place of birth||Rome, Italy|
|Current residence||Frosinone, Italy|
|Height in feet||5 feet 8 inches|
|Height in centimetres||178|
|Weight in pounds||138|
|Weight in kilograms||63|
Ethan Torchio's bio
When is Ethan Torchio's birthday? The popular drummer was born in Rome, Italy, on October 8, 2000. how old is Ethan Torchio? As of mid-2022, the drummer was 21 years old, just a few months shy of his 22nd birthday. His Zodiac sign is Libra.
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Is Ethan Torchio a native American?
What ethnicity is Ethan Torchio? The drummer is of Italian descent and was born to a native Italian family. He is of Roman ethnicity.
Ethan Torchio's family
The drummer comes from a large family. He grew up alongside six sisters and two brothers. The nine children are reportedly from three different mothers. While not much is known about his family, his father is reportedly a musical director and his mother a housewife.
Early years and career
Ever since Ethan was young, he enjoyed playing the drums and would take lessons on how to do it. Then, when he was 15 years old, he joined Måneskin after coming across a Facebook advert looking for band members. The drummer would then join Victoria De Angelis, Thomas Raggi, and Damiano David to form the present-day Måneskin.
For a while, the band played at the Monteverde High School in Rome and would occasionally earn some extra money by playing in the streets. The four came up with their band's name when they signed up for the Pulse contest. Måneskin basically means 'moonlight' in Danish and is a reference to Victoria's Danish heritage.
In 2017, the band participated in the Italian version of the music show X-Factor, where they ended up in second place. After that, their popularity in Italy grew remarkably. After their success on X-Factor, they released two studio albums: Il Ballo Della Vita, which came out in 2018, and Teatro d'ira: Vol. I, which was released in 2021.
Besides that, the band has since topped numerous Italian and international charts. In March 2021, Ethan and the band won the Sanremo Music Festival with their song Zitti e Buoni, which loosely translates to 'shut up and behave'.
This victory earned them a spot at the Eurovision Song Contest in 2021. Eventually, in May of the same year, Thomas Raggi, Victoria De Angelis, Ethan Torchio, and Damiano David were announced winners of the Eurovision contest. They received a total of 524 points from both jury votes and televotes and gave Italy its third Eurovision victory after the country's triumphs in 1964 and 1990.
After Eurovision, Ethan and the band performed at various festivals participated in live concerts and recorded new music. Their single I Wanna Be Your Slave became internationally successful and topped multiple charts.
Who is Ethan Torchio dating?
The drummer's talent and looks often have his fans wondering about Ethan Torchio's girlfriend. He is reportedly single right now and not seeing anyone. There were rumours that he was gay, but these were dismissed when he described himself as being 'sexu*lly liberated.'
Social media presence
The drummer is quite active on social media, particularly on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. He has thousands of followers on the first two and close to 2 million followers on Instagram. He frequently posts about his music, day-to-day life, and photos of himself.
How tall is Ethan Torchio?
Ethan Torchio's height is 5 feet 8 inches (178 centimetres). He weighs 138 pounds (63 kilograms) and has black hair and black eyes. He is easily recognizable from his long free-flowing hair.
Here are some fascinating facts about the Italian-born drummer.
- Besides music, he has modelled for numerous famous brands.
- He is an animal lover and is said to treat them like humans.
- He occasionally uploads YouTube videos showcasing his drumming skills.
- His favourite food is burgers and fries.
- The drummer has always had and kept long hair since childhood.
- The drummer uploaded his first Instagram post on June 13 2017.
Ethan Torchio is undoubtedly one of the most prolific young drummers in the Italian music industry. His quick rise to fame alongside the other Måneskin members has been remarkable, to say the least.
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