Mike Bongiorno, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Mike Bongiorno

American-born Italian television host.

Date of Birth: 26-May-1924

Place of Birth: New York City, New York, United States

Date of Death: 08-Sep-2009

Profession: actor, television presenter, journalist

Nationality: United States, Italy

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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About Mike Bongiorno

  • Michael Nicholas Salvatore Bongiorno (May 26, 1924 – September 8, 2009), known as Mike Bongiorno (Italian pronunciation: ['maik ?b?n'd?orno, - bon'-]), was an Italian-American television host.
  • After a few experiences in the US, he started working on Italian TV in the 1950s and was considered to be the most popular host in Italy.
  • He was also known by the nickname il Re del Quiz (The Quiz King), and the peculiarity of starting all his shows with his trademark greeting: Allegria! ("Cheers!", "Joy!").

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