Marc D'Amelio is famous as the father of social media stars Charli and Dixie D'Amelio. He has been featured on NBC News with his family, promoting his two daughters. Marc ran for election to the Connecticut State Senate to represent District 25. D'Amelio lost in the general election on November 6, 2018. In addition to running as a Republican Party candidate, D'Amelio cross-filed to run with the Independent Party in 2018. D'Amelio was previously a Republican candidate for at-large representative on the Norwalk Public Schools Board of Education in Connecticut. D'Amelio was defeated in the at-large general election on November 7, 2017.