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Dante Basco

Published On Tue Jan 28 2020   Modified On Tue May 19 2020
Dante Basco

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Full NameDante Roman Titus Basco
First NameDante
Middle NameRoman Titus
Last NameBasco
Birth NameDante Roman Titus Basco
NationalityFilipino American
Birth CityCalifornia
Birth CountryUnited States
Father NameUnknown
Father ProfessionUnknown
Mother NameUnknown
Mother ProfessionUnknown
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusSingle
AwardsBest Ensemble Cast
SibilingsDerek,Darion, Arianna, and Dion
Filmography31 films,44 televison shows,9 web series,17 video games
EducationOrange County High School of the Arts graduated in 1993.
Height169 cm
Weight65 kg
Networth$500 k
Insta Profile
Date of BirthAugust 29,1975
Age45 years


    of Dante Basco

    What is Dante Basco marital status ?Single
    What is the height of Dante Basco?169 cm
    What is the weight of Dante Basco?65 kg

    Who is Dante Basco?

    An American actor and voice actor, Dante Roman Titus Basco, shortly named Dante Basco, is identified as one of the successful figures in the Hollywood Industry, mostly for his role in the film Hook as Rafio and he also famously voiced prince Juko in the animation series, ‘Avatar’.

    Why Is Dante Basco Famous?

    Well, vocalizing on one of the most recognized Nickelodeon Animated series, ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’, Dante Basco, undoubtedly earned the fame and respect as an actor. 

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    The image of Dante Basco

    Basco is even known for the cast as the leader of the Lost Boys, ‘Rufio’ in the fantasy adventure film “Hook”, directed by Steven Spielberg. 

    He has also won the Young Best Artist Award for the same movie and won Best Ensemble Cast as well. 

    Video: Dante Basco's Instagram post

    Additionally, he has around 94.1k followers on Instagram and around 12.4k followers on Twitter, making him one of the teen attractions even at 44 years of age.

    Dante Basco’s Bio, Early Life, and Career

    On August 29, 1975, Dante Basco was born in Pittsburg, California, the United States. He has four siblings: Derek, Darion, Arianna, and Dion, all are active in the acting field. 

    He has the same birthday as his elder brother, Derek Basco. He graduated from the honored Orange County High School of the Arts after starting his career in show business.

    The early life picture of Dante Basco 

    Dante Basco first landed small casts on television in the late 1980s. His breakout cast was when he played the character of Rufio in the 1991 flick ‘Hook,’ which starred both Dustin Hoffman and Robin Williams. 

    Later, he had voice roles in ‘A Goofy Movie’ and the miniseries, ‘500 Nations’. In the late 1990s, the actor was in the spotlight through the TV programs ‘Moesha’ and ‘Undressed’ and also in the movie ‘But I'm a Cheerleader.’

    Video: The Debut-Trailer

    Dante Basco began the next decade with the cast of an independent film ‘The Debut’. In 2001, he appeared as Corey Ng in the romantic flick ‘Extreme Days’. 

    He did many small as well as big-screen projects like ‘Love Don't Cost a Thing’, ‘Biker Boyz’, ‘The Proud Family’, ‘Kim Possible’ and ‘Providence’ in the early 2000s.

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    Dante Basco as a Vocalist in Avatar: The Last Airbender
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    In 2005, the actor voiced ‘American Dragon: Jake Long’. The same year, he also began vocalizing several characters in the animated series ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender'.

    Mae Whitman, Zach Tyler Eisen, & Dante Basco
    Avatar's Cast Now: Mae Whitman, Zach Tyler Eisen, & Dante Basco

    In the year 2010, Basco starred as Nicky in the romance film ‘Subject: I Love You‘. He was also the main cast in another animation series, ‘Zevo-3’ the same year in 2010.

    Video: Dante Basco Interview for Rufio to Zuko

    Dante Basco joined the cast of the sitcom ‘The Legend of Korra’ as General Iroh II in 2012. He then began performing in the web series ‘JustKiddingNews’ in 2013. 

    In 2014, the actor was seen in the flick ‘Bad Asses’ as well as in the web series ‘The Nostalgia Critic’. The same year, he also was seen in two episodes of ‘Love Midori’. 

    In the more recent years, Basco was seen in the online series ‘Camp Camp’, the film ‘Jarhead 3: The Siege’ and the sitcom ‘A Million Little Things’.

    What is Dante Basco’s Net Worth in 2020?

    Man with multiple skills, Dante Basco is one of the most talented and versatile people, currently working in show business. 

    He spent three long decades in the show business working as an actor, voice actor, and dancer. From his excellent career, he earned a net worth of around $500,000

    Dante Basco's Car and House

    His earnings and salary are not approachable but sources however reveal that Dante charges around $150 Thousand per each TV appearance. 

    As he is a voice-genius who gave Prince Zuko's voice, he charges over $200 Thousand after every voice project. Additionally, Dante also runs his own Youtube Channel which adds up more earning on his current capital. 

    Dante is a musician and singer, however, rarely tours for concerts. On the top of that, he is also a talent manager and currently manages his god-daughter, Ella Jay Basco, who is starring in DC's famous super-hero movie, Birds of Prey which awaits its release in 2020. 

    Is Dante Basco Dating Someone?

    Dante Basco is one groovy celebrity who is not married yet. Basco is already 41 years old, still, is not seen with anyone or is not attached to anyone. 

    As he is not in a relationship, there are speculations about his sexuality to be gay. Nevertheless, the rumors about his sexuality is false. Basco himself stated to be straight in front of the media.

    Dante Basco's Girlfriend
    Dante Basco 

    Dante Basco is surely a busy man. So, we can say that he is too busy with his routine and is not able to search for a proper girl.

    While going through his Instagram account, we found a picture with ‘my first girl, I kissed her’ written downward.

    The picture was puzzling enough to make someone think the girl to be his girlfriend. We too are uncertain whether she is a girlfriend or his wife. 

    Dante Basco's Body Measurements - Height

    Dante Basco is a skinny fat man. He always maintains his physique healthy and fit and keeps doing daily exercises. 

    Dante Basco
    Actor Dante Brasco

    He takes diet to maintain his unique fitness and here are some facts about his body structure:

    Age44 years
    Height5 feet 5.8 inches
    Hair ColorBlack
    Eyes ColorBlack
    GirlfriendNot Known
    Net Worth$500,000

    FAQs for Dante Basco

    Is Dante Basco a Filipino?

    Yes, Dante Basco is a Filipino-American, born in Pittsburg, California and raised in Cerritos and Paramount, California.

    Is Dante Basco Married?

    No, Basco is one groovy celebrity who is not married yet. He is already 41 years old, still, he is not dating anyone.

    What role did Dante play in the movie, Hook?

    Dante played Rufio in the 1991 live-action film, Hook.

    How old is Rufio in Hook?

    Rufio, played by Dante Bosco was in his early twenties in Hook.

    What role did Dante Bosco played in Avatar?

    Dante Bosco played fire lord's abandoned son Zuko (Prince Zuko), who later teams up with the Team Avatar to bring his tyrant father's regime down. 


    Bosco in the series worked with co-actors such as Jennie Kwan, André Sogliuzzo, Jack De Sena, and the show's lead Zach Tyler Eisen.