Nico Tortorella is a native of Chicago Illinois. He started out in professional theatre when he was in seventh grade. He was offered a contract with Ford Models when he stopped by an open call in 2007. In 2009 he played the character Razor in Abc Family's "Make It or Break It. He then went on to act in the short lived CW drama " The Beautiful Life." In 2010 he played Tobias in Joel Smaucher's film "Twelve". He co-stars in the movie with Emma Roberts, Keifer Sutherland, 50 cent, Ellen Barkin, and Zoe Kravitz. He splits his time between Los Angeles and New York.