Who is Curtis Lepore?
Curtis Lepore was born in Smithtown, New York State USA, on 28 June 1983 – his zodiac sign is Cancer and he holds American nationality. He’s an actor, a social media star and a musician, who became popular on the now-defunct social media network Vine, and was in August 2016 ranked seventh on the list of the most popular Vine users.
Curtis today is also known as the man who raped his girlfriend Jessi Smiles while she was sleeping.
Early life and education
Curtis was raised in Smithtown by his parents, about whom nothing is known as they prefer to be left out of media. He hasn’t spoken about having any siblings, and is thus believed to be an only child.
He attended a local high school at which he was interested in numerous activities, including acting, dancing and playing baseball. Curtis was also interested in comedy, and dreamed about becoming a popular stand-up comedian. Upon matriculating in 2001, he enrolled at the State University of New York at Oswego, from which he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in 2005, and then moved to Los Angeles in California to pursue his career.
In 2009, Curtis became the frontman of GhostXShip, a hardcore straight edge band. He helped launch the band back when he was in Syracuse, New York, and after three years with them, Curtis announced that he would be leaving.
He then collaborated with the hardcore beatdown band No Zodiac, and was featured in their song “Black Death”. Curtis worked with the group for the following a couple of years, and in 2013 embarked on a tour around Europe with them.
He’s active and very popular on various social media networks. Curtis has amassed over 3.2 million followers onto his Instagram account, while he’s uploaded around 820 pictures, most of which have been taken during his everyday life. He has been active on Twitter since November 2011, and has gathered over 730,000 followers, while he tends to tweet at least once every day. He also has a Facebook page counting over 8.5 million followers, while his TikTok channel is followed by almost two million people, and numbers 16 million likes of all his videos combined.
During his tenure on the network Vine, Curtis amassed 7.5 million followers, and had also created an account for his dog Buster Beans which numbered over a million followers.
Curtis launched his YouTube channel on 19 June 2013, and has gathered almost 750,000 subscribers, and over 27 million views of all his videos combined. He’s mostly focused on uploading comedy content – his most popular video “SAYING GOODBYE TO MY BEST FRIEND: A TRIBUTE TO BUSTER BEANS” has been watched close to eight million times since 7 December 2016.
He has a Twitch channel which is followed by around 23,000 people, making him the owner of the 5,345th most followed channel; he usually livestreams while playing the video games “Grand Theft Auto V” and “Call of Duty: Warzone”.
Curtis has seven acting credits, with four of these waiting for release. He launched his acting career in 2016 with his portrayal of Drowning Guy in the episode “Keeping Up With the Powerpuff Girls”, and Robber in the episode “The Powerpuff Girls Get Arrested” of the comedy series “Keeping Up with the Powerpuff Girls”, which starred Lele Pons, Lourdes Gonzalez and Amanda Cerny – it was cancelled after airing three episodes.
The year 2016 saw him appear in the episodes “Dead Grandpa Prank Gone Wrong” and “Stay Safe, Don’t Breathe” of the comedy “King Bachelor’s Pad”, and in 2019, Curtis played a supporting character in the comedy movie “Airplane Mode”, written and directed by David Dinetz and Dylan Trussell, and which starred Logan Paul, Lauren Swickard and Juanpa Zurita.
It follows horny teenagers who are travelling from the US to Australia to have sex at a social media convention; it received poor reviews.
Curtis has recently finished shooting as Brad for the upcoming science fiction thriller movie “Easter Egg”, set to be released on 5 November 2021, and has also finished shooting as Paul for the upcoming comedy movie “Deported”. It has recently been announced that Curtis will be playing a supporting character in the upcoming fantasy science fiction comedy series “The Henchmen Show”, and one of the lead characters, Matt Lewis in the action sports drama movie “#Speedball”.
He made a guest appearance in 2014 in the talk-show “Behind the Vine”.
Curtis wrote, directed and produced the upcoming series “The Henchmen Show”.
He’s currently working in the electrical department of the upcoming movie “Easter Egg”.
Love life and relationships
In the late 2000s or early 2010s, Curtis was in a relationship with Claire Felske, who’s an Instagram star and is followed by around 30,000 people, while she’s also a writer and an avid reader. The two were together for close to a year before splitting ways for unknown reasons.
In 2013, he began dating Jessica Vasquez who’s a Cuban-American social media star, and who was once followed on Vine by around 3.6 million people. She today has around 420,000 followers on Instagram, and close to a million subscribers on YouTube. The two split by the end of 2013.
Curtis is today in a relationship with Rachel Raquel who’s a musician, actress and a social media star, with around 150,000 followers on Instagram. They have been together for around four years; and it doesn’t appear that the two are planning to exchange vows anytime soon.
As of April 2021, Curtis’s dating Rachel Raquel, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.
Raping Jessi Smiles
In January 2014, Curtis’ ex-girlfriend Jessi Smiles filed a lawsuit against him claiming that in October 2013 while recovering from a concussion at her home in Los Angeles, Curtis came over to be with her and then raped her as soon as she fell asleep. Curtis paid $100,000 bail, and a month later made a deal leading to the rape charges being dropped, but he was still charged with felony assault which was eventually changed to a misdemeanor.
In December 2019, Curtis addressed the public and talked about the case.
Spending time with Gabbie Hanna
Gabbie Hana is a social media star, who got her start on Vine and then moved to YouTube after the network was shut down. One of her best friends, Jessi was raped by Curtis, however, it appears as Gabbie showed support to Curtis on Twitter, and because of this began losing followers on her social media accounts. She has also been seen spending time with Curtis on multiple occasions, and some of their fans have even started to believe that the two were romantically linked.
Hobbies and other interests
Curtis’s a huge dog lover, and his Boston Terrier pet dog Buster was also his best friend, adopted by Curtis in 2010 after his former owners were no longer able to take care of him; he died of old age in 2016.
Since then, Curtis has been involved with various charity organizations which aim to help improve the quality of lives of dogs and other animals, while he has also been volunteering with non-profits which aim to improve the quality of life of underprivileged children, such as Stuff-A-Truck.
Curtis has a new pet dog today, which can be seen featured in many of his Instagram pictures and videos.
He’s not physically active, thus his big belly, which he likes to show in his Instagram pictures, as well as his tattoos of which he has many.
In his spare time, he likes to watch movies starring his favorite actor and actress Vin Diesel and Emma Watson, such as the franchise “Fast and Furious”, “Riddick”, and the franchise “Harry Potter”.
Age, height and net worth
Curtis’ age is 37. He has short brown hair and blue eyes, his height is 5ft 11ins (1.8m) and he weighs around 167lbs (76kgs).
As of April 2021, his net worth has been estimated at over $4.3 million.