Who is Chris Colfer?
Chris Colfer is an award-winning American actor and singer based in Clovis, California. His claim to actor to stardom began with his portrayal of Kurt Hummel in the hit television series Glee. This role not only secured him a place in every US home, but also earned him several awards, including a Golden Globe, a Screen Guild Award and three People's Choice Awards. He has played in a handful of movies and television series, including Struck by Lightning, Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie, Hollywood Game Night and Hot in Cleveland. Colfe is also an author and author of several books, including The New York Times bestseller The Land of Stories. All his achievements as an actor and author have earned him a wide audience in his country, as well as in the rest of the world.
Chris Colfer was born on May 27, 1990 in Clovis, California, United States of America. He is currently 29 years old.
|Birth name||Christopher Paul Colfer|
|Birth date||May 27, 1990|
|Place of birth||Clovis, California, United States|
|Sign of the sun||Gemini|
|Job||Actor, author, singer, producer|
|Ethnicity||Irish, English, German and Scottish|
|Residence||Los Angeles, California, United States|
Family and education
Chris was born the eldest son of Karyn (nee Boling) and Timothy Colfer. His parents are Irish and he too. He has a younger sister named Hannah Colfer.
He attended Clovis East High School in Clovis, California, where he was bullied in college. As a result, he was educated at home for part of the 7th and 8th grades.
In addition to academics, Chris was also good at extracurricular activities. It is at this time that he is exploring his talent for writing, speaking and acting. He was president of Writer's Club, publisher of the school's literary magazine and captain of Destination ImagiNation. "
Colfer wrote, performed and directed a parody of Sweeney Todd entitled "Shirley Todd", in which all roles were reversed to the genre in high school.
He also attended Fresno City College and Harvard University.
Chris Colfer love life
He came out gay in December 2009. Colfe has a romantic relationship with actor Will Sherrod since 2013. They have met several times, attending events on the red carpet and at other public events. They met in 2012 during the Halloween party and the Christmas party and have since become indissociable.
|size||Feet – 5 feet 10½ inches |
Centimeters – 179 cm
Meters – 1.79 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 74 kg |
Books – 163 lbs
|Hair color||Light brown|
|Shoe size||11 (US)|
|Distinctive features||Porcelain skin |
High pitched voice
Chris Colfer began his acting career in 2009 as Russel Fish in a comic short film titled Russel Fish: The Incident of Sausages and Eggs.
The following year, he played Drama Dog No. 2 in the comedy drama Marmaduke. It is based on Brad Anderson's cartoon of the same name.
In 2011, Colfer starred in the documentary Glee: The 3D Concert Movie as Kurt Hummel, based on the hit TV series Fox Glee.
Colfer's first actor role in a mainstream feature film was held in 2012, where he played the lead character in the upcoming comedy film, Struck by Lightning. In addition to playing in the film, he has also written and served as executive producer for the film. The film was presented for the first time at the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival.
In 2009, Chris won his first television role in the television series Fox, Glee, in which he played Kurt Hummel's main character.
It is interesting to note that Chris initially auditioned for the role of Artie, but unfortunately he did not succeed. Impressed by his performance, the creator of the series, Ryan Murphy, created the role of "Kurt" for him.
It's no secret that his role in Fox's Glee is his most important work to date. He has received much praise from critics and has won numerous awards. In 2010, he won the Teen Choice Awards for the Male Stage Stealer and the Screen Guild Award for Outstanding Performance of a Set in a Comedy Series.
In 2011, he won the Golden Globe Award in the category "Best Performance by a Supporting Actor in a Series" and won the Teen Choice Awards for Television Actor: Comedy the following year.
Colfer won the People's Choice Awards from the favorite comedic actor in television for comedy for three consecutive years, in 2013, 2014 and 2015, respectively.
Chris Colfer's net worth
In 2019, Chris Colfer's net worth was $ 8 million. Much of this money comes from film and television appearances, book sales and other projects.
The Californian native, who is almost 30 years old, has worn many hats during his career. He has to his credit several achievements including the author of more than fifteen books. It is undergoing work to publish several in the future.
Colfer has attracted many followers on social networks, with over 2.3 million followers on Twitter and 1.4 million followers on Instagram. His @chriscolfer Facebook page has more than 550,000 subscribers.
Chris Colfer Facts
An operation of the lymph nodes in 1998 left him a permanent scar on the left side of the neck.
During his college and high school years, Colfer has participated in numerous speeches and debates and has won league titles.
He began writing a novel inspired by fairy tales when he was young, later to become The Land of Stories. He published on July 17, 2012 "The Land of Stories: The Charm of Wishes", the first book of the series. This book was later named the New York Times bestseller in the Children's Books chapter.
In 2011, he awarded his Golden Globe Award to children who are victims of bullying in the LGBT community.
In April 2011, Time magazine ranked Colfer as one of the "100 Most Influential People in the World".
Colfer is a good friend of actors Darren Criss, Lea Michele and Amber Riley.
He practices Sai.
Chris had no experience as an actor when he had auditioned for the role of Artie Abrams in Fox's Glee. However, he managed to impress casting directors by having them create a character especially for him.
He received the Destination Imagination icon Award at the 2019 World Finals.