|Birth Day||April 10, 1938|
|Birth Place||Sheridan, Wyoming, United States|
|Age||82 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||December 3, 2017(2017-12-03) (aged 79)|
|Cause of death||pancreatic cancer|
|Residence||Sheridan, Wyoming, US|
|Alma mater||St. John's University (dropped out)|
|Title||Chairman, Conair Corporation|
|Children||5 including Leandro Rizzuto Jr.|
|Parent(s)||Julian (born Nicola) & Josephine Rizzuto|
In 1959, Rizzuto dropped out of St. John's University to assist his family in setting up a hair products Business in the basement of their Brooklyn home; this would later become Conair.
He was born in Brooklyn, the son of Julian and Josephine Rizzuto. Julian was born Nicola in Italy, but later changed his name to Julian, and Josephine's New York Times 1983 obituary refers to him as Nicola.
On December 3, 2017, Rizzuto died from pancreatic cancer.