Kenny Gallo

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Kenny Gallo
Born 1968 (age 49–50)
Orange County, California, United States
Occupation Convicted gangster, author, blogger

Kenny "Kenji" Gallo (born 1968[citation needed]) is a Japanese-Italian American[1] gangster-turned-informant, a former director and producer of adult films, and an author.

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..[citation needed] His memoir Breakshot: A Life in the 21st Century American Mafia, co-authored with Matthew Randazzo V, was published in August 2009 by Phoenix Books, and the co-owner of the Breakshot Blog.[2]

Criminal career and life as an informant[edit]

Following the death of convicted hitman Charles Harrelson, Gallo was interviewed and identified in the Sunday 2007 issue of The Sunday Times as a "convicted Mafia associate" and friend of Harrelson.[3]

Film career[edit]

An adult film and B-movie director and producer from the late 1980s to the early 2000s, he directed twenty-nine adult films.[4] While a filmmaker, Gallo met and married adult entertainment star Tabitha Stevens;[5] their short-lived marriage included a Jerry Springer Show episode titled "I'm Married to a Porn Star!".[citation needed] They divorced in 1997.[citation needed]

Gallo 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".[citation needed]



  1. ^ "Breakshot". Retrieved 4 January 2016. 
  2. ^ "Publishers Marketplace book deal listing". Retrieved 27 September 2014. 
  3. ^ "4/8/07 Interview with The Sunday Times about Chuck Harrelson". Retrieved 27 September 2014. 
  4. ^ Kenny Gallo at the Internet Adult Film Database
  5. ^ "NNDB Profile of Tabitha Stevens". Retrieved 27 September 2014. 

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