Birth Name: Thomas Patrick Colicchio
Place of Birth: Elizabeth, New Jersey, U.S.
Date of Birth: August 15, 1962
Tom Colicchio is an American celebrity chef. He is the son of Beverly and Thomas Colicchio, both of Italian descent. Tom is married to filmmaker Lori Silverbush. He has three children.
Tom’s paternal grandfather was Philip Felice Michele Colicchio (the son of Francescantonio Colicchio and Maria Domenica Muscaritolo). Philip was born in Vallata, Campania, Italy. Francescantonio was the son of Theresa. Maria Domenica was the daughter of Michele Muscaritolo and Giulia Melchionna.
Tom’s paternal grandmother was Olga Marino (the daughter of Gaetano Marino and Raffaela Donata Schiavino/Schiavina). Olga was born in Vallata. Gaetano was the son of Francesco Marino and Maria Francesca Nigro. Raffaela was the daughter of Pasquale Chiavina and Maria Francesca Filomena Bove.
Tom’s maternal grandfather was Michael Corvelli (the son of Leonard Corevlli and Jenny/Jennie Conte). Michael was born in New Jersey, to Italian parents.
Tom’s maternal grandmother was Conjeta/Esther Migliore (the daughter of Vincenzo Migliore and Rosa Petrizzo/Patricco). Conjeta was born in New Jersey. Vincenzo was Italian. Rosa was born in the U.S., to Italian parents.
Sources: Family history of Tom Colicchio, by Megan Smolenyak Smolenyak – http://www.huffingtonpost.com
Genealogy of Tom Colicchio (focusing on his father’s side) – https://www.geni.com
Tom’s mother on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Tom’s maternal grandfather, Michael Corvelli, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Information about DNA test of Tom – http://www.pbs.org
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