Michael Costello

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Costello in 2014, photo by Prphotos

Birth Name: Michael Yanko Costello

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: January 20, 1983

Ethnicity: Romani

Michael Costello is an American fashion designer and reality television personality. He appeared on Project Runway. Many celebrities, including Beyoncé, have worn his dresses.

He has said:

My dad is Italian-Hungarian, my mom is Russian and Greek.

It appears that his family is Romani.

His mother is Sonia Yanko.

He has written about his great-grandmother, Mileva Yanko, who was born in Brasov, Transylvania, and was a seamstress and dress maker.

Michael has two children.

Source: http://www.onesourcetalent.com

14 Responses

  1. madman says:

    His birth name is Michael Yanko Costello, and he was born in January 20, 1983. “Costello” is his mother’s surname.


  2. abbracci says:

    Michael Costello is a Gypsy. I’m a Gypsy and I know Gypsies who are related to him.

    His Wikipedia page says he’s a Romani:

  3. andrew says:

    Greek and Italian


    “Costello” is Irish. Wannabe Romani?

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