He has a dog named Bisou, which means "a little and sweet kiss" in French. Bisou is a female Rottweiler mix.
In his free time he enjoys spending time with his friends and laughing as much as possible, painting, writing, and reading.
Under skills, his résumé lists basketball, baseball, and many other sports; Mountain & Water Athletics; Cooking; and Construction. Under dialects, it lists New York, Italian, and various regional dialects.
He is friends with agent Richard Lewis, whose support was "invaluable in keeping me going and getting back to where I am today.".
His former manager (who happened to be a very good friend of his) dropped him because he just wasn't getting work just the day before he got his role on Supernatural (2005), claiming she couldn't resurrect his career.