Place of Birth: Medianeira, Paraná, Brazil
Date of Birth: January 21, 1981
Michel Teló is a Brazilian sertanejo singer, songwriter, and actor.
Michel was born in Medianeira, Paraná, Brazil, to Leonila “Nina” (Dallegrave) and Aldoir Pedro “Aldo” Teló. He was raised in Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul. His parents are originally from Doutor Ricardo, Rio Grande do Sul, and are of Italian ancestry, from the regions of Lombardy and Veneto, respectively.
Michel’s paternal grandfather is Luiz Teló (the son of Stefano Telò and Colomba Chittó). Luiz was born in Rio Grande do Sul. Stefano was born in Rio Grande do Sul, to Italian parents, Giuseppe Bonifacio Telò and Petronilla Plantilla Baccini, who were from Torre de’ Picenardi, province of Cremona, Lombardy. Colomba was born in Rio Grande do Sul, to Italian parents, Luigi Maria Chittò and Appolonia Barbara Maria Bettú, who were also from Cremona.
Michel’s paternal grandmother is Sensina Locatelli (the daughter of Francisco Locatelli and Carolina Agostini/Agustini/Augustini). Sensina was born in Rio Grande do Sul. Francisco was born in Rio Grande do Sul, to Italian parents, Carlos Locatelli and Ernesta Ermeini. Carolina was born in Rio Grande do Sul, to Italian parents, David Agostini/Agustini/Augustini and Carlotta/Carlota.
Michel’s maternal grandfather was Ernesto Dallegrave (the son of João Dallegrave and Lucia Simoni). Ernesto was born in Rio Grande do Sul. João was the son of Giuseppe Dallegrave, whose parents were Italian, from Santa Giustina, province of Belluno, Veneto, and moved to Brazil in 1876; and of Virginia Catharina Boschetti, who was Italian.
Michel’s maternal grandmother is named Doralice Joana Bolsi.
Michel’s parents are pictured here.