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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 23 January 1976Pontiac, Michigan, USA
Birth NameAnthony James Lucca
Nickname T.J.
Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Born in Pontiac, Michigan on January 23rd, 1976. Raised among a large music making family, (mother Sally was the 10th of 12 musically inclined children of renowned Detroit pianist, Jimmy Stevenson) he began singing and playing at the ripe old age of three. By age eight he had begun playing and writing with his cousin and life-long musical companion, Cole Garlak. Together they spent the better part of their school years learning classic rock cover tunes (with the help of numerous rhythm sections) performing in garages and school cafeterias throughout Oakland county. At 15, he moved to Orlando, Florida to enjoy four years of working as a Mouseketeer on the Disney Channel's All New Mickey Mouse Club. After high school and the show's cancellation, he moved to Los Angeles to continue his career as a professional entertainer. He worked in commercials and on TV but soon returned to music and is now writing and recording songs.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: webmaster@tonylucca.com

Spouse (1)

Rachel (7 July 2007 - present)

Trivia (36)

Musican
touring with N'Sync as their opening act (2002).
Parents are Sally and Tony.
Has an older sister named Ami-Jane.
Was raised in Waterford, Michigan.
Plays guitar and piano by ear.
Is of Italian descent.
Dated actress Keri Russell for several years after meeting her on "MMC" (1989).
Co-starred on "Malibu Shores" with former "MMC" cast-mate and later girlfriend Keri Russell.
Is still good friends with his "Her Last Chance" (1998) co-star, actor Danny Masterson.
Has a cat named Pizza.
Shares an apartment in Brooklyn with girlfriend Gaby Moss.
Was an usher in the wedding of fellow ex-Mouseketeer Josh Ackerman on June 26, 2004.
Drummer Marcus Ross always accompanies Lucca on stage in his Michigan shows.
Cousin of musician Cole Garlak.
Holds the record for highest sales for a record only sold over the Internet. His 1997 album "So Satisfied" as well as his 1999 album "Strong Words, Softly Spoken" sold nearly 50,000 from his personal website alone.
Was the only cast member of the Mickey Mouse Club (1989) who ever played an instrument in a live performance on the show.
*NSYNC's 'JC Chasez' was a co-producer on his first major label release, Shotgun, released in April 2004.
Appeared as part of the house band, along with Joe Firstman, on two episodes of "Last Call with Carson Daly", airing January 31, 2006, and February 1, 2006.
Good friends with actress Amy Jo Johnson, who once starred on "Felicity" (1998) with his ex-girlfriend Keri Russell.
Has a niece Madeline and a nephew Stevenson, both the children of his older sister Ami-Jane and her husband Matt.
Has shared the stage with Marc Anthony, John Mayer, *NSYNC, Alanis Morissette, and more.
His mother, Sally, is one of twelve children born to Michigan musician Jimmy Stevenson.
Opened for *NSYNC on their 2001 "Pop Odyssey" tour.
Still keeps in touch with his high school tutor, Mr. Chuck Yerger, who tutored all of the "MMC" (1989) cast members.
Was the only cast member of "MMC" (1989) to ever play a live instrument during a taping performance. He played acoustic guitar on more than one occasion during the 7th and final season.
In 2005, he released "Anatomy of a Blackbird," a live concert DVD with a close-up, behind the scenes look at his life on the road during his 2004 California tour.
At 12 he began writing and playing in various local Detroit area bands.
Won the 2001 LA Music Award for Best Male Singer/Songwriter.
Has also shared the stage with Macy Gray, and the late Chris Whitley.
Began singing and playing guitar at the age of 3.
Good friends with musicians Joe Firstman and Josh Kelley, and often collaborates with the two.
Good friends with Cees Van Der Linden.
One daughter born October 2009 and one step-son.
Released his debut major label album 'Shotgun'. [March 2004]
Recording tracks for a new album to be released in the summer of 2006. [February 2006]

Personal Quotes (2)

The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
"I've done so much traveling myself, always sifting through the same old CD collection. I just figured I'd try to make the kind of record I would want to listen to when I'm driving." (on his thought process while making his 2004 release "Shotgun")

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