|Celebrated Name:||Chris Colfer|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Christopher Paul Colfer|
|Age:||33 years old|
|Birth Date:||27 May 1990|
|Birth Place:||Clovis, California, U.S.|
|Marital Status:||In a relationship|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||No|
|Dating/Girlfriend (Name):||Yes (Will Sherrod)|
|Is Chris Colfer Gay?:||Yes|
|Profession:||Actor, singer, author|
|Salary:||$45,000 per episode|
|Net Worth in 2023:||$10 million|
|Last Updated:||December 2023|
Very few celebrities have had success in more than one area in the entertainment industry, and Chris Colfer is one of them. He is an actor, author, and singer from America. He became internationally recognized after he appeared on a television musical by the title of Glee, which ran from 2009 to 2015, where he portrayed Kurt Hummel.
His appearance in the musical earned him several awards, including the People’s Choice Award and the Golden Globe Award. In 2011 he was in the Time’s List of the 100 most influential people. As an author, he has published a total of 15 books.
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Early Life & Biography
The actor was born Christopher Paul Colfer on 27 May 1990. He is the son of Timothy Colfer and Karyn Colfer, who are of the Irish ancestry, and he was born in Clovis, California, the United States. He was confined in a hospital for three months when he was a child after undergoing a lymph-node surgery, which left a scar on his neck.
Chris attended Clovis East High school, where he was severely bullied and had to be homeschooled for part of the 7th and the 8th grade. He was the president of the Writer’s Club and also a member of the drama club and the FFA. In senior high school, he wrote, directed, and starred in a spoof of Sweeney Todd titled Shirley Todd.
Chris Colfer is not married, and in December 2009, he came out clean in an interview with Chelsea Handler that he is gay. He has been in a relationship with Will Sherrod since 2013. Before then, he was in a romantic relationship with Darren Criss.
Chris has a younger sister by the name of Hannah, and she has severe epilepsy. Colfer said that when he was young, he used acting as a way of escaping from the stresses involved in his sister’s condition.
Chris is also a philanthropist, and he has supported various organizations like anti-bullying societies, Elton John AIDS Foundation, and the Neurofibromatosis Network, among others. He has also talked about the importance of adopting animals from shelters.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 27 May 1990, Chris Colfer is 33 years old as of today’s date 7th December 2023. His height is 1.79m tall, and his weight is 74 kg.
When Colfer was in high school, he was very active in the drama club and was also the president of the Writer’s Club. After graduating from high school, he first appeared in a play called West Side Story. He later appeared on The Sound of Music, where he portrayed Kurt Von Trapp. The name inspired the naming of his character on Glee.
In 2009 Colfer got his first TV role when he was cast on Fox’s Glee as Kurt Hummel. He had initially auditioned for the role Artie Abrams who uses a wheelchair. In the musical, he portrays a fashionable gay countertenor bullied at school for his sexuality and also for participating in the Glee Club, which was very unpopular. The series ran from 2009 to 2015, and it won him several awards.
He signed a book deal with Little, Brown, and Company I June 2011 to write novels for children. His first book, The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell, was released on 17 July 2012, and after only two weeks, it got to number one on The New York Times Best Seller list. The second book, The Land of Stories: The Enchantress Returns came out on 6 August 2013.
He released a picture book titled The Curvy Tree in October 2015, and it had illustrations done by Brandon Dorman. As of 2020, Chris has released a total of 15 series books. He made his directorial debut in 2017 in the adaptation film of The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell.
Colfer was the writer of the comedy film Struck by Lightning, and he also stared and was the executive-producer. In 2014 Colfer starred in a 3D CG animated film called Robodog, although it has not been released yet. In 2016 he appeared in Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie. Apart from writing children’s books, he has written books like A Tale Of Magic and Struck By Lightning: The Carson Phillips Journal.
Awards & Achievements
Some of the awards that Colfer has won include a Golden Globe Award and the People’s Choice Awards, which he won in 2013, 2014, and 2015. He was also nominated for an Emmy Award for his portrayal of Kurt.
Net Worth & Salary of Chris Colfer in 2023
As of December 2023, The estimated net worth of Chris Colfer is $10 million. His salary for his portrayal of Kurt Hummel in Glee was $45 thousand per episode. He has also written a series of 15 books which are best sellers. Colfer has as well executive-produced several films over the years.
Colfer had a rough time during his school days, and he was severely bullied, but that did not put him down. He came out clean as being gay in 2009, and his career was shaped by a role he got where he portrayed a gay character. His courage and determination saw him get to greater heights of his career.