Gilles Marini’s Fitness Routine
Gilles Marini the sexy french actor best known for his appearance on Dancing With the Stars on ABC and prior to that best known as for his role in the Sex and the City movie as Samantha’s hunky & hung neighbor, is the new sexy sensation. Let’s first learn a little about Gilles Marini. He was born in Grasse, France on January 26, 1976 to an Italian father and a Greek mother. While in Paris, Gilles met Fred Goudon, a famous photographer who introduced Gilles to the world of modeling. After fulfilling his military duties, Gilles returned to Cannes where he worked long hours as a baker in his father’s bakery until the untimely death of his father, Georges Marini. Then, seeking better opportunities for himself, Gilles decided to go to the United States to learn English while working as a model. In 1998, Gilles began to work with Irene Marie Models in Miami Beach, Florida where he remained until 2002. During those years when he was affiliated with Irene Marie Models, Gilles also worked in Europe and took advantage of the opportunity to model for Giorgio Armani in Milan . After completing his work with Armani, Gilles once again decided to leave Europe to return to the United States. He has appeared on numerous commercials has also appeared on television in Ugly Betty, Criminal Minds, Windfall, dirty sexy Money etc, and in several soap operas, including Passion and The Bold and the Beautiful. Recently,he has starred in several movies including : Sex and the city (the movie) opening the 30th may 2008, One and the Other (l’Une et l’Autre), Boy and Girl Guide and Stand Up. Gilles has also appeared in the film Pirates of the Caribbean. He lives with his wife Carole and two children, Georges and Juliana. In a recent q&a he mentioned that he loves sushi, he loves to both “Go out and party but also I love staying at home”. His favorite part of a woman’s body is the hip area and butt! His favorite cologne is Jean Paul Gaultier! It is an unbelievable cologne! Gilles seems like a really nice guy! Read on to find out how he keeps such a great body below:
Gilles Marini’s Workout
Gilles when not on Dancing With the Stars is at the gym every day! So that is what it takes to have a body like that!
During his appearance on Dancing With the Stars he started out dancing 5 to 6 hours a day and as the finals approached, he dances a lot more. It is no wonder that according to him he constantly eats during training for the show. He consumes about 8,000 to 9,000 calories per day and “I still lose weight like crazy” according to Gilles.
But how did Gilles get to look so good before he got to Dancing With the Stars?
He has 1 love and 1 passion according to him. His love is soccer, he has been playing soccer since a young boy in France. He plays soccer as often as he can. He currently lives in Studio City, California, a suburb of Los Angeles and he loves to play soccer on a neighborhood team. As a matter of fact he made a comment, in a joking way, about how tired he is of his soccer team losing to the Armenian team. So soccer is his love.
His passion is Mixed Martial Arts. He has only been involved with Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) for few years but he loves it. He loves all aspects of the game, the training, the strategy, the fighting. He also enjoys training his son on MMA. He spends a lot of time in the gym and really enjoys seeing how some of the greats in that sport train. He is actually good friends with some of today’s stars in MMA.
No doubt that his appearance and success on Dancing With the Stars will make him a household name!