Who is American Actor and Singer Darren Criss?
American actor, singer, and songwriter Darren Criss was born on February 5, 1987, in San Francisco, California. His father’s name is Charles William Criss, and his mother‘s name is Celina Bru. His mother is an investment banker, and his father is a patron of the arts.Charles(Chuck) Criss is Darren’s older brother who works as a band member.
The nationality of the crisis is American, and ethnicity is Eurasian. In contrast, his mother is of Chinese, Filipino and Spanish descent, and his father is of English, German, and Irish descent.
Darren Criss Early Life
Darren Criss was born and brought up in San Francisco, but during 1988-1992 the family shifted to Honolulu, Hawaii. Later his father started operating an EastWest Bank and was Chairman and CEO there. Darren Criss was very fond of Music since his childhood, and when he was five, he went to take violin classes. He was such a hardworking person that in his youth, he started learning guitar, piano, harmonica, mandolin and drums on his own.
Darren Criss debuted at the age of 10 as Cesario in 42th Street Moon. Criss made his Broadway debut in January 2012, replacing Daniel Radcliffe in the character of J. Pierrepont Finch in the revival of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre for a three-week engagement.
Apart from Daniel Radcliffe’s final week, Criss’s three weeks in the lead character have been the most costly of the musical’s 11-month run, grossing more than four million dollars.
Criss is a vocal supporter of LGBT rights and The Trevor Project, the nation’s foremost nonprofit dedicated to preventing suicide among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning (LGBTQ) adolescents. For his support to The Trevor Project, Criss won Variety’s Power of Youth Philanthropy Award.
Is Darren Criss Married?
Darren Criss dated Mia Swier for seven and a half years and got engaged in January 2018; later, they got married on February 16, 2019.
Darren Criss TV Shows and Movies
Criss debuted his television career in 2009 on Eastwick, where he played Josh Burton for a five-episode storyline. He showed up in an episode of the show Cold Case the following year. On the Fox television show Glee, Criss starred Blaine Anderson.
On November 9, 2010, he made his first appearance in season two, in the episode “Never Been Kissed.” He has done music videos, TV shows, films etc. Some of them are as follows:-
- I Adore You
- The Chicago
- The Wind Rises
- Girl Most Likely
- The Tale of the Princess Kaguya, and so on.
- cold case
- Archer, and so on.
- Paper Canoes
- A Very Potter Musical, and so on.
- That Media Show
- Tony Awards Red Carpet, and so on.
- Trevor Live
- MusiCares Person of the year, and so on.
Darren Criss Height and Physical Information
Darren Criss’s height is 1.77m, and his weight is 80 kgs. Darren’s eye colour is Hazel, and his hair is black.
Darren Criss Net Worth and Salary
Darren has been doing a great job in the field of Music, films, Tv shows, etc. Darren’s net worth is US $5 million approx.
Darren Criss Educational Background
Darren Criss received his early education from a Roman Catholic school. He proceeded to Stuart Hall for Boys for primary school and then to Saint Ignatius College Preparatory, where he graduated in 2005. In 2009, Darren Criss achieved a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theater Performance from the University of Michigan, with minors in Musicology and Italian.
How old is Darren Criss?
As Darren Criss was born on February 5, 1987, now he is 34 years old.
Darren Criss Awards
Darren Criss has received many awards such as:-
- Variety Magazine
- Teen Choice Awards
- Dorian Awards, and so on.
Did you know?
- Darren Criss’s father’s name is Charles William Criss, and his mother’s name is Celina Bru. His mother is an investment banker, and his father is a patron of the arts.
- Charles(Chuck) Criss is Darren’s older brother who works as a band member.
- The nationality of the crisis is American, and ethnicity is Eurasian.
- Darren Criss was very fond of Music since his childhood, and in childhood, he started learning guitar, piano, harmonica, violin, mandolin and drums on his own.
- Darren Criss debuted at the age of 10 as Cesario in 42th Street Moon.
- Darren Criss has been married to Mia Swear for two years.
- Apart from Daniel Radcliffe’s final week, Criss’s three weeks in the lead character have been the most costly of the musical’s 11-month run, grossing more than four million dollars.
Frequently asked Questions
How many languages does Darren Criss speak?
Darren speaks Italian, German, Portuguese, French and English.
What is Darren Criss nationality?
Darren is an American.
Was Darren Criss on Broadway?
Yes, Darren made his Broadway debut in 2012 as J. Pierrepont Finch in How TO Succeed in Business Without really trying.
Can Darren Criss speak Spanish?
No, Darren speaks English, Italian, German, French and Filipino.
Is Darren Criss married?
Yes, Darren is married to Mia Swier. They got married in 2019.