Blake Jenner is an American actor and singer who has won the second season of Oxygen’s “The Glee Project”. He is known for his appearance in movies like “Everybody Wants some”, and “American Animals”. He also portrayed the role of Ryder Lynn on the Fox musical comedy series “Glee”. He is currently starring in Netflix’s anthology series “What/If.
What is Blake Jenner famous for?
- Famous as American singer and actor.
- Known for his appearance as Ryder Lynn in comedy series “Glee”.
When was Blake Jenner born?
Blake Jenner was born on 7th August 1992 in Miami, Florida, United States. American is his nationality. His birth name is Blake Alexander Jenner. His ethnicity is mixed while Leo is his zodiac sign.
Jenner was born in a well-to-do family and is the son of Richard Vernon Jenner(father) and Mitzy Jenner(mother). His father is of English and German descent while his mother is of Cuban descent. He was raised in his hometown, Miami, Florida.
Since his childhood, he was interested in music and films. He even started playing drums at the age of 9. He did his schooling from Felix Varela High School where he joined the school’s drama society. He also played football and wrestling in his school days.
He participated in stage productions at the Roxy performing arts center. He also became the member of “Impromedy”, a sketch comedy group located in Miami. After he graduated from his high school, he went to Los Angels to pursue his career in acting. While auditioning for his acting roles in Los angels, he also worked as a waiter and as a salesman.
How is Blake Jenner’s career?
- Blake Jenner started his professional career by playing a role in the short film “Wurlitzer” in the year 2011.
- Jenner even appeared in short films like “The Truth In Being Right” and “Cousin Sarah”.
- In the same year, Jenner made guest appearances as Miller Collins on ABC Family’s sitcom, “Melissa & Joey”.
- In 2012, Jenner won the second season of the television reality show, “The Glee Project” and was guaranteed seven episode-arc on the following season of “Glee”.
- Jenner won the “Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Breakout Star” after he appeared as Ryder Lynn on the fourth season of “Glee”.
- He wrote the screenplay for “Billy Boy” in 2013 and then he appeared in horror film, “Within”.
- In 2016, he appeared on series, “Supergirl” opposite his ex-wife, Melissa Benoist as Adam Foster.
- Jenner also starred as Jake Bradford in Richard Linklater’s comedy film, “Everybody Wants Some!!” on March 30, 2016.
- He even appeared as a cast in the film, “The Vanishing of Sidney Hall” which premiered at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival.
- In 2018, he was also seen as a cast of Bart Layton’s crime drama film, “American Animals” which premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival.
- The same year, he played the role of Christian de Neuvillette in the Goodspeed Musicals production’s Cyrano at the Norma Terris Theatre.
- Jenner soon will be starring in Richard Linklater’s film adaptation of Merrily We Roll Along.
Who is Blake Jenner married to?
Blake Jenner was previously married to his former wife, Melissa Benoist. Melissa Benoist is a popular American singer and actress who even starred opposite Blake in the reality show, “Glee” in 2013. Blake and Melissa met for the first time at the set of the show. After which they began dating each other secretly. In 2013, the couple got engaged in a private ceremony as Blake popped out the question singing a song “Will You Marry Me?”
In 2015, it was revealed that the couple was married but Benoist mentioned that they were married for a longer time ta anyone knows. However, their relation couldn’t last long and Benoist filed for divorce in late December 2016 due to some misunderstanding and irreconcilable differences. The couple got divorced in December 2017. Previously, Blake dated Maria Correa as well.
What is the Net Worth of Blake Jenner?
Blake Jenner has quite a good earning through his professional career as an actor. Jenner has managed to amass a fortune worth million dollars through his movies and shows. His current estimated net worth is around $1.5 million. He even has few more earnings through his social media sites like Instagram.
How tall is Blake Jenner?
Blake Jenner is a handsome guy of 27. He has a well maintained athletic body physique. Jenner stands tall with a height of 6ft. 1inch.(1.85m) while his body weighs around 76kg(167 lbs). Jenner has fair complexion with brown hair and dark brown eyes.