American actor Chris Colfer is best notable for portraying the gay character of Kurt Hummel on the television series, Glee, which was his break out role. For the character, he received critical praise and impressed the hearts of thousands of fans.
Chris Colfer Career & Net Worth
When Chris was eighteen, he played the role of Russel Fish in the short story, Russel Fish: The Sausage and Eggs Incident. He played the character to get Harvard admission and awkwardly played the role.
Later, Chris' career kick-started when he got involved with the community theatre. He became part of a show named West Side Story. Then, he was seen portraying as Kurt von Trapp on the production, The Sound of Music.
Gradually, his interest for acting increased and his first significant role came in 2009 when he portrayed Kurt Hummel's character on FOX's Glee. In this series, he played the character of fashionable gay, who got routinely bullied at school for being gay.
Chris even won the 2011 Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Kurt Hummel.
After making his mark as an actor in the entertainment industry, Chris developed a new interest in writing and wrote the book, Love in June 2011.
Later in 2012, he released two books, The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell and The Land of Stories: The Enchantress Returned in 2013. Upon his success, he further signed a contract with Little, Brown, and Company for a three-book deal.
Chris also debuted as a director and announced about making a film adaptation of his first book. As of now, he is working on his new project called Indigo, a sci-fi drama about indigo children who are misdiagnosed as having mental or physical illnesses.
Because of his hilarious roles in his acting career and as a writer and producer, Chris has garnered a net worth of $8 million.
His Bio: Age, Height
Born on 27 May 1990, Chris was brought up in Clovis, California by father Tim Colfer and mother Karyn Colfer alongside his sister Hannah Colfer.
He has Irish ancestry, and he follows Irish religion. During his childhood, he was once confined to a hospital bed for three months following lymph-node surgery which left a scar on his neck. He started showing passion for writing from an early age, and his grandmother encouraged him to write.
Chris, age 28, graduated from Clovis East High School. He stands at a height of 5 feet 10 and a half inch (1.79 meters) with a weight of 74 kgs.
Chris Colfer On Coming Out As Gay
Adam has been gay for as long as people know; when too many poked into his life, he hid and shut the door most of the way.
But Chelsea Handler of Chelsea Lately, helped him to realize his actual identity. However, before coming out as gay, he was as straight as every other actor in Hollywood.
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Later in July 2014, he revealed about having a boyfriend on an episode of Watch What Happens: Live., that only confirmed his sexuality as gay.
Is Chris Colfer Married To Partner?
While talking about Chris' love life, he is not married, yet. However, he is in a relationship with his gay partner.
He has been dating Will Sherrod since January 2013. He does not speak much about his boyfriend because he prefers privacy.
Chris Colfer celebrates his boyfriend Will Sherrod birthday's on 3 November 2016 (Photo: Struckbystutter's Instagram)
Previously, he dated Darren Criss and Heather Morris moreover; he has not revealed much about his girlfriends when he was "straight."
Nonetheless, his relationship with his current partner is going strong, and even Will accompanies Chris during his shoots and public appearances.