Mariano Di Vaio was born in 1989, in the small but captivating city of Assisi, Italy, in 1989. At the age of 18, he left his hometown to pursue his acting and modeling career. He began in London, working as model for a year, then moved to New York City to study acting at the prestigious New York Film Academy (NYFA).

Shortly after, he returned to Europe to continue his modeling career. He quickly obtained magazine covers and collaborated with top international brands such as Cavalli, Brunello Cucinelli and Gucci to name a few.

In March 2012, Mariano created mdvstyle.com, a blog dedicated to fashion, sport, travel and, in general, lifestyle.

In addiction to mdvstyle.com, Mariano has expanded his online presence using his official profiles on the social networks. This ability to reach millions of people on a daily basis has made Mariano one of the world’s most influential fashion bloggers.