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Antoni Porowski Parents: Janina And Janusz Porowski

Antoni Janusz Porowski is a first-generation Canadian TV personality, actor, model, and author who is best known as the food and wine expert on the Netflix series Queer Eye. This article will be about Antoni’s parents and the type of relationship that he shares with them. Kindly read the article till the end!

Who Are Antoni Porowski Parents?

Antoni was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada to his parents, Janusz and Janina Porowski. His parents moved to Canada shortly before his birth with two of his older sisters.

Antoni grew up there speaking Polish, English, and French. At 12, the whole family moved to Glade Springs, West Virginia. After getting a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Concordia University, Antoni moved to New York City to study acting at the Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre.

Upon moving to NYC, Antoni began to audition for various acting roles. Soon, he landed roles in movies and TV shows such as The Pretenders, Elliot Loves, Daddy’s Boy, and The Blacklist.

In 2017, Antoni was announced as the food and wine expert in the Netflix revival of Queer Eye, the first season of which premiered in February 2018. The Queer Eye star starred in Taylor Swift’s You Need to Calm Down music video in 2019.

Talking about Antoni’s parents, he has previously shared in an interview with CTV News CA that he comes from a dysfunctional family and has complicated relationships with some of his family members.

As per the same interview, Antoni is only close with his father. He shared that he does not have any relationships with his mother and middle sister. And with his oldest sister, they went through a rough patch and did not speak for several years.

Talking with Dujour, the Queer Eye star shared that the coffee was an important part of his and his family’s breakfast. He added that while growing up, his father would have a cappuccino and his mother a regular coffee with heavy cream.

Meet Janina Porowski, Antoni Porowski Mother

The Queer Eye star first opened up about his troubles growing up with his parents in the Season 4 of the show. Antoni revealed that food was often a way to connect and it also served as a sort of escape while he was having issues with his family members.

In Queer Eye: We’re in Japan!, Antoni got emotional when he found one of the contestant’s stories similar to his. He shared that while his mother never hated him growing up, she never said ‘I love you’ back. And when young Antoni would ask her, ‘Why don’t you say I love you?’, her response was: “I don’t have to say it, I do it with my actions.”

In Episode 3 of Queer Eye: We’re In Japan!, Antoni said, “Growing up, I was a very big rebel to my parents. I was a complete nightmare.”

It was in the same episode that Antoni shockingly admitted that he does not have a relationship with his mother. He said, “It’s something that’s really difficult and when I think about it, I always think that the essence of any type of conflict between a parent and their kid is usually like a lack of communication or not understanding each other.”

  • Janina Porowski Age

Born in 1962, Janina Porowski’s age was 60 at the time of this writing.

  • Janina Porowski Job

Unfortunately, we did not have any information about Janina Porowski’s job as of November 2022.

  • Is Janina Porowski On Instagram?

As much as we know, Antoni’s mother Janina does not use any social media including Instagram.

Meet Janusz Porowski, Antoni Porowski Father

  • Janusz Porowski Age

As per radaris.com, Janusz was 72 years of age in 2022.

  • Janusz Porowski Job

Antoni’s father is a general emergency physician by profession. For the past 21 years, he has been working at the University of Vermont Health Network Central Vermont Medical Center.

As an emergency medicine specialist, he diagnoses and treats patients with life-threatening conditions like heart attack, drug overdose, shock, or massive bleeding.

Janusz completed his education at the University of Montreal Faculty of Medicine in 1983. He had West Virginia State Medical License from 1995 to 2009. His Vermont State Medical License is active till 2024.

Janusz and Janina along with Antoni moved from Montreal to West Virginia when Antoni had just finished elementary school. Antoni’s sisters were left behind in Montreal so his mother had to split her time between the States and Canada, which often left Antoni alone. In WV, Antoni’s often worked around the clock, including nights and weekends.

  • Is Janusz Porowski On Instagram?

Like his wife, Janusz Porowski also does not use Instagram or any other social media platforms.

Related FAQs

  • Are Antoni Porowski Parents Still Married?

Antoni Porowski’s parents are likely still together. The records by ownerly.com showed that the couple owns a piece of land in Waterbury, Vermont.

Furthermore, Janusz and Janina received $40,000 for 1.06 acres of land from Vermont Electric Power Co., which was building a new 115-kilovolt-power line from Duxbury to Stowe.

  • How Many Kids Do Antoni Porowski Parents Have?

Excluding himself, Antoni’s parents have two daughters. They are Karolina and Aleksandra Porowski.

  • Were Do Antoni Porowski Parents Reside?

Antoni’s parents most probably reside on their property in Waterbury, Vermont.

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