Darren Criss : Net Worth, Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Wiki, Facts and Figures

Darren Criss, a name that resonates with fans of the hit TV show “Glee”, has made a significant impact in the world of entertainment. With his multi-talented skills, Criss has captivated audiences on stage, screen, and in the music industry.

Early Life and Upbringing

Born on February 5, 1987, in San Francisco, California, Darren Everett Criss is of Filipino and European descent. His mother, a native of Cebu, Philippines, is of Chinese, Filipino, and Spanish descent, while his father, a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, was of English, German, and Irish descent. Criss was raised primarily in San Francisco, apart from 1988 to 1992, when the family resided in Honolulu, Hawaii.

He attended Roman Catholic schools and completed his elementary education at Stuart Hall for Boys, later graduating from St. Ignatius College Preparatory in 2005. In 2009, Criss obtained his Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Michigan, majoring in Theater Performance and minoring in Musicology and Italian.

Personal Life – Age, Zodiac Sign

Personal DetailsInformation
Full NameDarren Everett Criss
Alternative Names(s) (also known as)Blaine Anderson (Glee) Andrew Cunanan (The Assassination of Gianni Versace)
Date of BirthFebruary 5, 1987
Age (as of 2024)37
ReligionRoman Catholic
Zodiac SignAquarius
BirthplaceSan Francisco, California, U.S.
HometownSan Francisco, California, U.S.
Current AddressLos Angeles, California, U.S.
Education QualificationBachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Michigan
Hobbies and InterestsMusic, theater, writing, traveling, cooking
Languages KnownEnglish, Italian, French, Spanish
Social Media Profiles link (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter)Facebook Instagram Twitter
Wikipedia Profile linkWikipedia
IMDb Profile linkIMDb
Website linkN/A

Physical Appearance – Height, Weight, Body Measurements

Physical StatsInformation
Body TypeSlim
Body Measurements (Chest – Waist – Hips)38-30-35 inches
Height in feet, inches, cm5’8″, 173 cm
Weight in lbs, kg152 lbs, 69 kg
Chest38 inches
Waist30 inches
Biceps13 inches
Eye ColourHazel
Hair ColourBlack
HairstyleShort and wavy
Distinctive FeaturesSharp jawline, dimpled smile

Family and Relationships – Girlfriend/Wife, Affairs

Criss’s family has shown an interest in the arts. His father has been known to serve as a patron of the arts, and his brother, Charles “Chuck” Criss, is a member of the band Freelance Whales. On a personal front, Criss has been married to Mia Swier since February 16, 2019.

Darren Criss - Family And Relationships
Darren Criss – Family And Relationships
Relationships DetailsInformation
Marital StatusMarried
Spouse – WifeMia Criss
FatherCharles William Criss
MotherCerina Criss
Children Bluesy Belle Criss
Siblings Chuck Criss
Affairs – Girlfriend(s) Mia Swier
Significant RelationshipsLea Michele

Rise to Stardom

Criss rose to fame starring on the television series Glee (2010–2015) and received Emmy and Golden Globe acting awards for his leading role as spree killer Andrew Cunanan in The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story (2018). He has also appeared on Broadway and in film and has released several musical albums.

Darren Criss - Rise To Stardom
Darren Criss – Rise To Stardom

Darren Criss – Debut Film – I Adora You (2005)

P.S. I Love You (2007) Official Trailer - Gerard Butler, Hilary Swank Movie HD

Darren Criss – Successful Film – Midway (2019)

Midway (2019 Movie) New Trailer – Ed Skrein, Mandy Moore, Nick Jonas, Woody Harrelson

Career , Awards, and Achievements

Criss’s portrayal of spree killer Andrew Cunanan in “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story” earned him an Emmy win for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Miniseries, or Television Film.

He has also starred on Broadway as a replacement in both “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” and “Hedwig and the Angry Inch”.

Career DetailsInformation
Profession(s)Actor, singer, songwriter
Debut FilmI Adora You (2005)
Notable Roles Blaine Anderson (Glee), Andrew Cunanan (The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story), Harry Potter (A Very Potter Musical)
Recent Films – New Movies Superman: Man of Tomorrow (2020), Batman vs. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2019), Midway (2019)
Upcoming Films Masquerade, The Prince of Fashion
Popular Television Series Glee, The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, Hollywood, Royalties
Awards and Achievements Emmy Award, Golden Globe Award, Critics’ Choice Award, Dorian Award, Teen Choice Award, Hollywood Music in Media Award
Endorsements/Brand Collaborations AT&T, Nintendo, Coca-Cola, Old Navy, Gap, Tommy Hilfiger
Philanthropy/Charity Work The Trevor Project, Musicians on Call, Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, UNICEF, Nothing But Nets
Professional Associations StarKid Productions, Computer Games, Elsie Fest
Training and EducationBachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Michigan
Production CompanyRandom Forest
Box Office Success – Hit Movies Girl Most Likely, The Wind Rises, Midway
Critical Acclaim Movies The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, Hollywood, Batman vs. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Assets and Finances – Net Worth

Financial ProfileInformation
Net Worth in Dollars$5 million 
Per Movie Charges in Dollars$40,000-$74,999
Per Endorsement Charges in DollarsVaries by project 
Sponsorship Deals The Motley , Levi’s , Hazbin Hotel 
Business Ventures StarKid Productions , Elsie Fest , Computer Games 
Investments EastWest Bank , Raw Materials
Real Estate Holdings Hollywood Hills home , Los Feliz pad 
Luxury Items/Properties Owned Rolex watch , vintage clothing , piano 
Cars Collection Tesla Model X , Lamborghini Aventador , Racing Hall of Fame Collection

Favorite Things, Likes and Dislikes

Favorite ThingsInformation
Favorite ActorTom Hanks
Favorite ActressMeryl Streep
Favorite FilmThe Princess Bride
Favorite Music BandsFreelance Whales, The Beatles, Radiohead
Favorite SportBaseball
Favorite BooksHarry Potter series, The Catcher in the Rye, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
Favorite ColorPurple
Favorite FoodSushi, pizza, Filipino dishes
Things s/he likeBeing Filipino, Christmas songs, musical theater
Things s/he dislikeHomophobia, transphobia, the British press

Top 5 Best Films – Darren Criss

Film NameYear of ReleaseCharacter Played
Justice League: Crisis on Infinite Earths – Part One2024Earth-2 Superman, Superman
Justice Society: World War II2021N/A
Batman vs. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2019N/A
All You Ever Wished For2018N/A

Controversies – Darren Criss

  • Criss faced criticism for a recent interview in which he seemed to imply that he would rather not be identified as Asian American.
  • He was part of the ongoing debate over whether straight, cisgender actors should take LGBTQ roles.
  • Criss became a target of criticism for taking on queer roles in the Ryan Murphy-verse.
  • He was considered problematic for some comments that could be considered homophobic/transphobic in the past.
  • Criss was criticized for his close friendship with Lea Michele.

Interesting Facts – Darren Criss

  • Criss is multi-lingual and can speak English, Spanish, Tagalog, and Italian.
  • He began playing violin at just five years old, showing early signs of his musical talents.
  • Criss gained fame through his viral Harry Potter musical parody on YouTube.
  • He played the lead role of Hedwig in the Broadway production of “Hedwig and the Angry Inch”.
  • Criss is a co-founder of the theater company StarKid Productions.
  • He released his debut solo album, “Homework”, in 2020.

In conclusion, Darren Criss’s journey from a young boy with a passion for music and theater to a renowned Hollywood actor is truly inspiring. His diverse talents, dedication, and hard work have made him a prominent figure in the entertainment industry.

His story serves as a testament to the fact that with perseverance and passion, one can achieve great heights in their chosen field.

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