Full Name at Birth
Nico DiMarco, Neal DiMarco
Queens, New York, USA
Model, Actor, Activist
Claim to Fame
Ameria's Next Top Model
Brown - Dark
Nyle DiMarco (born May 8, 1989) is an American model, actor, and deaf activist. In 2015, DiMarco was the second male contestant and the first Deaf winner of The CW's America's Next Top Model Cycle 22. The following year, he won season 22 of the ABC televised dance competition Dancing with the Stars, with professional dance partner Peta Murgatroyd. He was the show's second Deaf contestant, the first being Marlee Matlin, and the first Deaf winner.
2014 - present
Profile Bio Text
Nyle was born in Queens, New York City, USA. He has 2 brothers--one of them, a fraternal twin. He is the 4th generation in a deaf family. He moved to Maryland where he attended and graduated from Maryland School for the Deaf. Then, he graduated from Gallaudet University, the most popular university in Deaf culture.
Nyle DiMarco is an actor, model and activist. He is a native New Yorker and was born into a large multigenerational Deaf family. He is an alumni of Gallaudet University, the only liberal arts University in the world for the Deaf, with a B.A. in mathematics.
Nyle is the first Deaf person to win America's Next Top Model Cycle 22 and Dancing With The Stars Season 22.
As an actor, Nyle's castings have included: the lead in the independent film In the Can, an ASL Films production, as Garret on ABC Family's Switched at Birth, and Difficult People Hulu Series.
As a founder of Nyle DiMarco Foundation and an honorary spokesman for Language Equality and Acquisition for Deaf Kids (LEAD-K), Nyle is passionate about language and literacy and advocacy within the Deaf Community.
Nyle is a signer and creative collaborator on The ASL App (by Ink & Salt), an App created by native Deaf signers to teach conversational American Sign Language (ASL).
Nyle DiMarco is Deaf and uses American Sign Language. American Sign Language requires the use of facial expressions and body movements, his Deafness amplifies his natural talent. His Deafness is an asset and not a limitation, he is amicable and able to communicate easily.
Couple Profile Source
Maryland School for the Deaf
Gallaudet University for a BA in Mathematics
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling)
instagram.com/nyledimarco, twitter.com/NyleDiMarco, www.youtube.com/channel/UCbmhkxzY_ruj9vilkokLS6A, www.linkedin.com/in/nyledimarco
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