Kenny Gallo
American mobster & artist
Kenny Gallo
Kenny "Kenji" Gallo is a Japanese-Italian American gangster-turned-informant and a former director and producer of pornographic films. A convicted narcotics dealer on the West Coast associated with the Los Angeles crime family and New York City's Colombo crime family, Gallo became an informant against such mafioso as alleged Colombo crime family heir apparent Theodore "Teddy" Persico Jr.
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    FORTIES
  • 2009
    Age 41
    A convicted narcotics dealer on the West Coast associated with the Los Angeles crime family and New York City's Colombo crime family, Gallo became an informant against such mafioso as alleged Colombo crime family heir apparent Theodore "Teddy" Persico Jr. He is also an author whose memoir Breakshot: A Life in the 21st Century American Mafia, cowritten by Matthew Randazzo V, was published in August 2009 by Phoenix Books, and the co-owner of the Breakshot Blog.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 2007
    Age 39
    Following the death of convicted hitman Charles Harrelson, Gallo was interviewed and identified as a "convicted Mafia associate" and friend of Harrelson's in the Sunday 2007 issue of The Sunday Times.
    More Details Hide Details An adult film and B-movie director and producer from the late 1980s to the early 2000s, he directed about 29 pornographic films. He was also the producer of the B movies Babewatch 3 and Babewatch 4.
  • 2004
    Age 36
    In the early 2000s, Gallo moved to New York City and worked with the Colombo crime family under soldier Edward Garaofalo and eventually caporegime Theodore Persico, Jr. In 2004, court documents from the prosecution of Teddy Persico show that Gallo, a paid government informant, frequently wore a wire and recorded conversations with Persico.
    More Details Hide Details Gallo has also claimed responsibility for the arrest of Lucchese crime family capo John Baudanza and Colombo soldier Craig Marino. While he went into the federal witness protection program, Gallo has published personal photos from his time spent with Mafia associates on Jerry Capeci's This Week in Gangland column and on his personal blog.
  • 1998
    Age 30
    Gallo eventually became connected with the Los Angeles crime family under capo Vincent "Jimmy" Caci, with whom he was arrested in 1998 by the FBI in connection with the Las Vegas RICO cases "Operation Thin Crust" and "Operation Button Down."
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1997
    Age 29
    While a filmmaker, Gallo met and married adult entertainment star Tabitha Stevens; their short-lived marriage included a Jerry Springer Show episode titled "I'm Married to a Porn Star!" They divorced in 1997.
    More Details Hide Details Kenji also appears on the Discovery Channel show Flipped: A Mobster Tells All Kenny "Kenji" Gallo and Spike TV's Deadliest Warrior, where he served as an expert for the Medellin Cartel in "Somali Pirates vs. Medellin Cartel".
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1968
    Age 0
    Born in 1968.
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