Adamo Ruggiero is a Canadian actor whose career started in the 2000s. He first appeared as Marco Del Rossi in the teen drama Degrassi: The Next Generation, which he starred in from 2002–2009. He also became known as the host of the reality competition series The Next Star from 2008 to 2012. In 2009, he made his cinematic debut in the feature film Make the Yuletide Gay. In the 2010s, he appeared in an episode of Being Erica. He recently reprised his role as Marco Del Rossi in the newly revived Degrassi: Next Class. In addition, he starred in the web series Straight Talk with Adamo Ruggiero.