Adrian Bellani (half Italian and half Salvadoran) was born in Miami and raised in San Salvador. There, Bellani not only competed in international horse jumping competitions, but he won and was invited to compete in the Central America Games representing his country. Bellani also became a very accomplished volleyball player and once again he found himself invited to partake in the Central America Games. The team that he played for won the Central American tournament. Bellani was privileged to train with the El Salvador National team.
Bellani went on to receive a finance degree from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. Shortly after, Salvadoran fashion photographer Roberto Aguilar asked him to be the face of the Toni & Guy Bed Head campaign. He was also seen in an international commercial Pepsi with pop star Christina Aguilera. Soon after, Bellani landed his series regular role on NBC’s hit daytime drama series “Passions” in the role of Miguel Lopez-Fitzgerald. People en Espanol Magazine voted him to be one of the 25 hottest Latin bachelors in the world (2006).