Dante Palminteri was born on October 11th, 1995 and is from New York, New York. Having been raised in Los Angeles and moving back to New York to be educated Dante knew that he was destined for a life in the entertainment business. At age 10 Dante was cast in both his father, Chazz Palminteri and his mother, Gianna Palminteri’s films, NOEL and THE OBSCURE BROTHER where his love of acting and performing was born.
At age 12, Dante put his first band together, MIGRAINE with fellow young musicians from his music school. After performing at The Bitter End and Crash Mansion in NYC, Dante realized that music was his true passion and he began to study music and write original songs. Playing the guitar, piano, bass and drums Dante began to shape the direction his life would take. He put together several dedicated band mates and they formed their band, KAYMUS at age 14.
Dante and KAYMUS have toured the east coast with The Camplified Tour 2012 and have been in the Top 20 in Bamboozle’s The Break Contest for the past 2 years. Dante and KAYMUS are currently beginning a Fall-Winter 2013 NY/East Coast tour. Past venues include The Bitter End, Crash Mansion and The Gramery Theatre in NYC, Olie’s Point and Revolution Club in Amityville, Long Island as well as shows in New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hamphsire and Pennsylvania.
Dante is also performing as a solo artist with his original music and will release his Latest EP – World Away – along with several music videos this November 2013.
In addition to his rock career Dante is a member of the prestigious theatre company, Lighthouse Youth Theatre in New York where he performs in one of the lead rolls in all productions. His latest play is in the musical, HAIRSPRAY in the lead role of Link Larkin. Dante’s inspiration for performing came from his father, actor/writer/director Chazz Palminteri and his mother, actor/producer Gianna Palminteri. Hours spent on film sets and in the music studio groomed Dante for his career in the entertainment business.
Along with his parents, Dante and his sister, Gabriella, who is also a performer, spend their time between New York and Los Angeles.