Darren Criss is gay or has girlfriend? Career, Net worth, Personal life, Early life, Facts

September 26, 2018Darren Criss is gay or has girlfriend? Career, Net worth, Personal life, Early life, Facts

Who is Darren Criss?

Darren Criss is an American actor who is widely popular for 'Little White Lie (2009)', 'Glee (2009)', and 'Transformers: Robots in Disguise (2014)'. Apart from it, he is also well recognized as a singer and songwriter.

How was the Early life of Darren Criss?

Darren Criss in his childhood

He was born as Darren Everett Criss on 5 February 1987, in San Francisco, California, US. He is the youngest child of father Charles William and mother Cerina Criss. He has an elder brother named Charles 'Chuck' Criss who works as a member of the band Freelance Whales. His father works as an investment banker and a patron of the Arts. For his education, he attended his elementary education at Stuart Hall for Boys. After that, he went to study at Saint Ignatius College Preparatory from where he graduated in 2005. Four years later in 2009, he earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts majoring in Theater Performance and minoring in Musicology and Italian from the University of Michigan.

How did Darren Criss start his Career?

Darren Criss at 2018 Emmys

In 1977, he started his theater career by joining the cast of 'Fanny'. After that, he portrayed in other several shows including 'Do I Hear a Waltz?' in 1998, and 'Babes in Arms' in 1999. He began his film career in 2005 by appearing in a short film 'I Adora You' with a minor role. Later, in 2009, he made his debut on TV in a TV series called 'Eastwick' where he played the role of Josh Burton in 5 episodes. Subsequently, he went to portrayed several minor roles in TV and films. Along with it, he has also appeared in numerous films such as 'The Chicago 8', 'Ghost Most Likely', 'Glee: The 3D Movie Concert', and so on. Furthermore, he has also portrayed in TV series including 'Web Therapy', 'American Horror Story: Hotel', etc. He widely became renowned after joining the cast of TV series 'Glee: The 3D Movie Concert' in 2009. In that series, from 2010 to 2015, he played the character of Will Schuester.

Darren Criss performing in the stage

Moreover, he has also released multiple songs and albums as a singer. He released his first single called 'Skin and Bone' in the year 2008. After that, he released his second single named 'Dress and Tie' in 2011.

What is the Net worth of Darren Criss?

At present year (2018), his net worth is estimated to be approximately $3.5 million. Similarly, he is paid around $1million as an annual income. He owns altogether four luxurious cars including Dior Sauvage. He is also the owner of a house whose worth and address is not revealed yet.

Who is in the Personal life of Darren Criss?

While talking about his personal life, he has been in a long-term relationship with TV producer and musician Mia Swier. The couple is dating each other since 2010. Recently in January 2018, he announced about his engagement with girlfriend Mia Swier.

Facts about Darren Criss

Being a singer, he can also play multiple instruments including drums, guitar, harmonica, mandolin, piano and violin that he has started learning since age five. He performed at the 57th Presidential Inauguration where President Barack Obama had inaugurated into his second term as the President of the United States.


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