Talan Torriero was born on November 2, 1986. He appeared on MTV's Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County as a surfer whose wit and good looks made him a fan favorite despite his limited appearances.
He has appeared in various ad campaigns since the age of six and was the quarterback of his high school football team as well as a pro volleyball player. He made his feature film debut in Tim Sullivan's 2006 horror film Driftwood.
Torriero was also briefly engaged to Kimberly Stewart in 2005.