Chris Colfer : Net Worth, Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Wiki, Facts and Figures

Chris Colfer, a name that resonates with talent, charisma, and sheer determination, has captivated audiences around the world. From his breakthrough role as Kurt Hummel in the hit TV show “Glee” to becoming a New York Times bestselling author, Colfer’s journey to stardom is nothing short of remarkable.

Early life and Upbringing

Born on May 27, 1990, in Clovis, California, to Karyn and Timothy Colfer, Chris Colfer had an Irish ancestry. Early in his life, Colfer underwent lymph-node surgery, which left a scar on his neck. This experience led him to find solace in the world of fiction, igniting his passion for writing and acting.

He was homeschooled during middle school due to severe bullying. In high school, he excelled in various fields, winning numerous debate championships, serving as the president of the Writer’s Club, and actively participating in the drama club.

Personal Life – Age, Zodiac Sign

Personal DetailsInformation
Full NameChristopher Paul Colfer
NicknameChris
Alternative Names(s) (also known as)Christopher Paul Colfer
Date of BirthMay 27, 1990
Age (as of 2024)34
ReligionChristian
Zodiac SignGemini
NationalityAmerican
BirthplaceClovis, California, U.S.
HometownClovis, California, U.S.
Current AddressLos Angeles, California, U.S.
Education QualificationHigh school diploma
Hobbies and InterestsWriting, reading, singing, acting
Languages KnownEnglish
Social Media Profiles link (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter)Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
Wikipedia Profile linkChris Colfer – Wikipedia
IMDb Profile linkChris Colfer – IMDb
Website linkN/A

Physical Appearance – Height, Weight, Body Measurements

Physical StatsInformation
Body TypeSlim
Body Measurements (Chest – Waist – Hips)39-30-34 inches
Height in feet, inches, cm5’10″, 178 cm
Weight in lbs, kg163 lbs, 74 kg
Chest39 inches
Waist30 inches
Biceps12 inches
Eye ColourBlue
Hair ColourLight Brown
HairstyleShort and Wavy
Distinctive FeaturesHigh-pitched voice, Scar on his neck
TattoosN/A

Family and Relationships – Girlfriend/Wife, Affairs

Colfer has a younger sister, Hannah, who suffers from severe epilepsy. In terms of his personal relationships, Colfer is openly gay and has been in a relationship with Will Sherrod since 2013.

Relationships DetailsInformation
Marital StatusUnmarried
Spouse – WifeN/A
FatherTim Colfer
MotherKaryn Colfer
Children N/A
Siblings Hannah Colfer
Affairs – Girlfriend(s) Will Sherrod
Significant RelationshipsWill Sherrod

Rise to Stardom

Colfer’s career kickstarted when he became involved in community theatre. His first show was ‘West Side Story’. His next appearance was for the production ‘The Sound of Music’ in which he played the role of Kurt von Trapp.

At the age of eighteen, he essayed the titular role of Russel Fish in the short story ‘Russel Fish: The Sausage and Eggs Incident’. However, his breakthrough role came in 2009 when he joined the cast of “Glee” as the openly gay character Kurt Hummel, winning the hearts of audiences around the world.

Chris Colfer - Rise To Stardom
Chris Colfer – Rise To Stardom

Debut Film

Successful Film

Career , Awards, and Achievements

Colfer’s portrayal of Kurt Hummel in “Glee” received critical praise, earning him several awards, including the 2011 Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Miniseries or Television Film, three consecutive People’s Choice Awards for Favorite Comedic TV Actor from 2013 to 2015, and two Primetime Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series.

In 2011, he was named one of the Time 100, Time’s list of the 100 most influential people in the world. Apart from acting, Colfer has also made his mark as an author. His debut book “The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell” earned him a New York Times number-one bestselling author title.

Career DetailsInformation
Profession(s)Actor, singer, writer
Debut FilmRussel Fish: The Sausage and Eggs Incident (2009)
Notable Roles Kurt Hummel in Glee, Carson Phillips in Struck by Lightning, Christopher in Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie
Recent Films – New Movies The Willoughbys (2020), The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell (2021)
Upcoming Films Chadwick Boseman
Popular Television Series Glee (2009-2015), The Glee Project (2012), Julie’s Greenroom (2017), Hollywood Game Night (2018)
Awards and Achievements Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Miniseries or Television Film (2011), Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series (2010, 2012), People’s Choice Award for Favorite Comedic TV Actor (2013, 2014, 2015), Time 100 Most Influential People (2011), New York Times Best Selling Author (2012-2017)
Endorsements/Brand Collaborations Nintendo, Gap, Oreo, Chevrolet, Got Milk?
Philanthropy/Charity Work The Trevor Project, It Gets Better Project, Make-A-Wish Foundation, GLSEN, Elton John AIDS Foundation
Professional Associations Screen Actors Guild, Writers Guild of America, Directors Guild of America
Training and EducationClovis East High School, Community theater
Production CompanyLittle, Brown and Company
Box Office Success – Hit Movies Glee: The 3D Concert Movie (2011), Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie (2016), The Willoughbys (2020)
Critical Acclaim Movies Struck by Lightning (2012), The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell (2021)

Assets and Finances – Net Worth

Financial ProfileInformation
Net Worth in Dollars$8 million 
Per Movie Charges in Dollars$45,000 per
Per Endorsement Charges in Dollars$7,000
Sponsorship Deals Little, Brown Books for Young Readers 
Business Ventures The Land of Stories series , A Tale of Magic series , Struck by Lightning film 
Investments Bombora Investment Management 
Real Estate Holdings Laurel Canyon house 
Luxury Items/Properties Owned The Land of Stories Complete Hardcover Gift Set 
Cars Collection Take Back · Glee · Bmw X5

Favorite Things, Likes and Dislikes

Favorite ThingsInformation
Favorite ActorMeryl Streep
Favorite ActressJulie Andrews
Favorite FilmSleeping Beauty
Favorite Music BandsThe Beatles, Queen, ABBA
Favorite SportSkiing
Favorite BooksHarry Potter, The Chronicles of Narnia, The Lord of the Rings
Favorite ColorBlue
Favorite FoodPizza, sushi, cookies
Things s/he likeWriting, reading, acting, singing, animals, graphic novels, fantasy
Things s/he dislikeBullying, homophobia, racism, sexism, injustice, horror movies

Top 5 Best Films – Chris Colfer

Film NameYear of ReleaseCharacter Played
Glee2009-2015Kurt Hummel
Struck by Lightning2012Carson Phillips
Glee the Concert Movie2011Kurt Hummel
Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie2016Christopher
The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell2017Author

Controversies – Chris Colfer

  • Colfer’s public disagreement with J.K. Rowling’s trans comments.
  • The behind-the-scenes drama on “Glee”.
  • The speculation about why Hollywood won’t cast him anymore.

Interesting Facts – Chris Colfer

  • Colfer started “Glee” at age 19, making him the youngest cast member.
  • He wrote and starred in the independent film “Struck by Lightning,” marking his directorial debut.
  • Colfer has a dedicated fanbase, thanks to his charisma and talent.
  • He has been an advocate for arts education in schools.
  • Colfer has received numerous accolades for his activism.
  • He has penned several successful books in “The Land of Stories” series.

In conclusion, Chris Colfer is a multi-talented individual who has made significant contributions to both the entertainment industry and the literary world. His journey from a small town in California to the glitz and glamour of Hollywood is a testament to his talent, determination, and hard work. Whether it’s his portrayal of Kurt Hummel in “Glee” or his bestselling book series “The Land of Stories,” Colfer continues to inspire and captivate audiences worldwide.


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