He noted during the show that both his mother and his mother's father had been circus performers.
In August 2009, Sabàto starred in My Antonio, a reality show on VH1 in which female contestants competed to win his heart.
We had a great time - as good of a time as you could have indoors with no outside contact. there has to be a lot of conversation and a deep, spiritual connection as far as establishing a foundation for a relationship.
He briefly dated Brooke Barlow, who won his 2009 dating competition show My Antonio, between the time the show finished taping and when it aired.
Are Antonio Sabato Jr and Brooke Barlow still together? In fact the breakup of Antonio Sabato Jr and Brooke Barlow, winner of his love on the reality show My Antonio, was not news to fans. We had a great time – as good of a time as you have indoors with no outside contact.
The show notably featured Sabàto's ex-wife, Tully Jensen, as one of the contestants (she came in 3rd place), and his mother also appeared on the show, providing advice. Sabàto and his family appeared on ABC's Celebrity Wife Swap on January 31, 2012.
His then-fiance Cheryl Moana Marie Nunes traded places on the show with WWE wrestler Mick Foley's wife, Colette Foley.
The actor, 37, brought Cheryl to the Hollywood Christmas Parade, and sources said he introduced her as his girlfriend.
Apparently they began dating after the show wrapped and a source said: "They are so solid, so happy together." The singer's My Space page...
Sabàto first gained attention as a Calvin Klein underwear model.
In 1990 he appeared in Janet Jackson's "Love Will Never Do (Without You)" music video along with actor Djimon Hounsou, who is also a former CK underwear model (and also represented by Albertto).
That’s exactly what Brooke told VH-1 after the show’s finale last night. He thought that should come with time, but to me, I felt “like we didn’t have much to talk about.“ But yet, Brooke is happy from the exposure and is looking forward to new “work”.