Darren Criss Biography – Darren Everett Criss popular by the name Darren Criss is an American actor, singer, and songwriter.
|Name:||Darren Everett Criss|
|Date of Birth:||February 5, 1987|
|Net Worth:||$4 million|
Darren Criss Biography
Darren Criss was born on 5 February 1987. His birth name is Darren Everett Criss. His birth place is in San Francisco, California in the United States. Darren and his brother grew up in San Francisco. They shortly lived in Honolulu, Hawaii. His zodiac sign is Aquarius. He attended Roman Catholic schools and completed his elementary education at Stuart Hall for Boys.
He completed his high school from Saint Ignatius College Preparatory in 2005. He enrolled at the University of Michigan, where he acquired a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree majoring in Theatre Performance and minoring in Musicology and Italian.
His interests in music led him to take violin lessons at a very young age. He obtained classical training for the next fifteen years.
He studied theatre performance in the American Conservatory Theater.
Darren Criss Age
He is 36 years old.
Darren Criss Height
The actor stands at a height of 1.73 m i.e. 5 feet 8 inches tall. He has a body weight of 152 lbs. He has a slim body build. he has maintained his body well. He has hazel eyes and his hair color is black.
Darren Criss Parents
He was born to Charles William Criss and Cerina Criss.
Darren Criss Siblings
He has a sibling, an older brother, Charles “Chuck” Criss.
Darren Criss Nationality
He holds an American nationality.
Darren Criss Career
He is one of the founding members and co-owners of a musical theater company, StarKid Productions based in Chicago. He earned recognition after he played the lead role of Harry Potter in StarKid’s musical production of A Very Potter Musical.
He also wrote most of the music and lyrics for it. They made Billboard history when their original album, Me and My Dick, became the first charting student-produced musical recording. He rose to prominence for playing the role of Blaine Anderson on the Fox musical comedy-drama series, Glee.
Darren Criss has added one more award in his collection after he won Golden Globe Award in Best actor is a limited series or TV movie category for his role of the serial killer Andrew Cunanan in the second season of Murphy’s anthology series, The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story.
Accepting the award, he dedicated the recognition to his Filipino mother, Cerina Criss.
He made his professional stage debut in 42nd Street Moon’s production of Fanny in 1997. He was just 10-years old then. He has then appeared in the Do I Hear a Waltz?, Babes in Arms, A Christmas Carol, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and others.
He earned recognition for his role of Harry Potter in the musical comedies A Very Potter Musical, A Very Potter Sequel, and A Very Potter Senior Year.
He made his Broadway debut in the revival of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre in January 2012. He replaced Daniel Radcliffe in the role of J. Pierrepont Finch.
He then appeared in the role of Hedwig in the Hedwig and the Angry Inch at the Belasco Theatre from April to July 2015.
He made his feature film debut in the comedy film Girl Most Likely in September 2012.
In 2015, he co-founded Elsie Fest, touted as “New York City’s first outdoor music festival celebrating tunes from the stage and screen”.
He has appeared on the magazine covers of Billboard, Entertainment Weekly, Out, Playbill, TV Guide, Da Man, GT, Essential Homme, and Prestige.
Darren Criss Wife
Criss announced he was engaged to Mia Swier, his girlfriend of seven and a half years. They married on February 16, 2019. In October 2021, they announced they were expecting their first child, a daughter who was born in April 2022.
Darren Criss Children
Last year in April 2022, Darren and his partner, Mia, welcomed their daughter to the world and the actor shared t he happy news with an Instagram post and adorable snap of their growing family. ‘M&D made some sweet music,’ he penned in the caption, sharing the full name of their baby girl, ‘Bluesy Belle Criss
Darren Criss Net Worth
As of 2023, his net worth is estimated at around $4 million.