Culpo was born on 8 May 1992 in

Cranston, Rhode Island, US. He was born to

 his parents Susan and Peter Culpo.

He is the middle child of five siblings

Her restaurant father co-owns businesses

around Boston. She grew up in

the Edgewood neighborhood of

Cranston and is of Italian descent 

with some Irish ancestry on her mother's side

Culpo has two older siblings, Pete and Aurora

two younger siblings, Gus and Sofia

Culpo attended St. Mary's Academy - Bay View

then Boston University but did not graduate

then Boston University but did not graduate

has played in the Rhode Island Philharmonic Youth Orchestra

the Rhode Island Philharmonic Chamber Ensemble

the Bay View Orchestra, and the Rhode Island All

State Orchestra. He attended the Bravard Music

Center in Bravard, North Carolina, for

Center in Bravard, North Carolina, for