California-born Darren Criss is an actor and a singer. He is also popular as a lyricist/songwriter. Additionally, he is famous for starring as Harry Potter in “A Very Potter Musical”. He earned a nomination for Emmy award for writing the song, “This Time”.
Presently, he is a prominent figure in the media as the star of an American musical comedy-drama television series, “Glee”. He portrayed the role of Blaine Anderson in the series.
Darren Criss: Age(32 years), Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Nationality
Darren was born on February 5, 1987, in the city of San Francisco in the state of California. His ethnicity is the mixture of German, Irish and English descent and nationality is American.
His birth name is Darren Everett Criss. He was born to parents, Charles William Criss(father) and Cerina Bru(mother). Born, he is 30 years old as of now. He grew up in his hometown, San Francisco, California. He was always interested in music from a young age.
Darren Criss: Education, School/College University
As per his education, he attended Roman Catholic schools. Afterward, he joined Saint Ignatius College Preparatory. He graduated in 2005. Later, he attended the University of Michigan. He graduated in 2009 with Bachelor of Fine Arts. Additionally, he majored in majoring in Theater Performance and minoring in Musicology and Italian.
Darren Criss: Professional Life and Career
Darren started his career since his childhood. As per his theater career, he joined the cast of “Fanny” in 1997. Afterward, he starred in other Broadway shows like, “Do I Hear a Waltz?” in 1998, “Babes in Arms” in 1999, and others.
As per his film career, he made his debut in 2005 in a short film, “I Adora You”. But it was a minor role. Afterward, in 2009, he made his debut on TV in a TV series, “Eastwick”. He played a recurring role of Josh Burton in 5 episodes. He went on to play several minor roles in TV and films.
Additionally, he appeared in films like, “The Chicago 8”, “Ghost Most Likely”, “Glee: The 3D Concert Movie”, and so on. Similarly, he also starred in TV series like, “Web Therapy”, “American Horror Story: Hotel”, and others.
His major mainstream success came after he joined the cast of TV series, “Glee” in 2009. She portrayed the role of Will Schuester in the series from 2010 to 2015.
As a singer, he has released multiple songs and albums. In 2008, he released a single “Skin and Bone”. Afterward, in 2011, he released his second single, “Dress and Tie”.
Darren Criss: Awards, Nominations
This popular actor plus singer has won and nominated for many awards. Recently he has won awards such as Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film (Golden Globe Awards 2019), Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie (Screen Actors Guild awards 2019), Best Performance in a Show (MTV Movie and TV Awards 2018), and more.
Darren Criss: Salary and Net Worth($3.5 m)
Presently, he earns a pretty good amount of salary and has an estimated net worth of $3.5 million.
Darren Criss: Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
Back in 2015, he was part of the controversy. He made “Transphobic” joke referencing Caitlyn Jenner. Later, he apologized to Caitlyn for his comment. Presently, he is free of any rumors that surround his personal and professional life.
Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size
Darren Criss has a height of 5 feet 8 inches. He has black hair and hazel eyes. His body weighs 69kg. Furthermore, there are no details regarding his body measurements.
Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.
Darren Criss is active on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has more than 1.1 million followers on Facebook, 2.5 million followers on Instagram and 1.93 million followers on Twitter and 202k subscribers on Youtube.