Miguelito LaMorté is a singer-songwriter, born Michael Christopher LaMorté in Burbank, California on December 26, 1969 to parents Anthony Fiore LaMorté and Mariann LaMorté. One year after his birth his family moved to the Owyhee Indian Reservation in Nevada and a few years later Elko, Nevada. As a child, his mother nicknamed him "Miguelito". While growing up in Elko, Miguelito got his musical start playing in casino bands and working as a night disc jockey for a local radio station. After high school, he moved to Los Angeles and a year later moved to NYC, where he has lived and worked up to the present day. Miguelito has two younger sister's Mary Arlene Cridge and Toni Marie LaMorté. In 2001 LaMorté married Ronnie Spector vocalist-guitarist Tricia Scotti; they separated in 2006, then divorced in 2009.