Anthony L. Pelella grew up on Long Island in New York.  He is an Assemblies of God minister in the New York Network, and he has been senior pastor of (Axis Chruch) Medford Assembly of God for over 2 decades. He is the presbyter for the Long Island section of the Assemblies of God.  
Anthony has competed in both amateur Bodybuilding and Boxing.  He is married to Dyanna for 23 years and is the father of his daughters Gianna and Alyssa.