Blake Jenner, the winner of the second season of the Glee project on the Oxygen channel, is an actor and singer who began following the path of acting at the age of 9. He is the lead actor in the popular movie Everybody Wants Some!
Blake Jenner’s Bio
Blake Jenner was born on 27 August 1992 in Miami, Florida, United States of America. Even as a small child he was inspired by Jim Carrey and Michael Jackson to become an entertainer. He went to school at the Felix-Varela-Highschool and was part of the acting company of the school, where he took part in school productions throughout his school days. He also participated in acting classes in middle and high school and worked as a model for several commercials during this time. Blake Jenner was also involved in the sports team of his school, where he played football and wrestling. To continue his career, he attended both day and evening classes, including several online courses, so he could finish his studies early and focus on his career and passion for acting. As a young actor, he moved to Los Angeles in search of better career opportunities, where he had to do various jobs, such as being a waiter, working in a clothing store, a fast food outlet, and working as a parrot seller in a store to make ends meet.
Blake’s acting career officially began after high school in 2010 when he made his first appearance as Conor in the movie Fresh 2 Death. He also got the role of Miller Collins in the comedy series Melissa & Joey, which put him on the road to fame. However, his fame was widely acclaimed when he starred in the television series Glee, in which he played the role of a football player and lead singer Ryder from 2012-2015. He has also appeared in several other films, including the 2011 Wurlitzer, where he played the roles of Alexander Moore and cousin Sarah, in which he appeared as Brett Marks, the short film The Truth In Being Right, in which he played the role of Jeffrey, and the 2014 film Love at First Site, in which he appeared as Sydney Reynold. In 2016, Blake starred in the films Everybody Wants Some!! as Jake Bradford, The Edge of Seventeen as Darian Franklin, and Within as Tommy. The actor also starred in The Vanishing of Sydney Hall, the movie Billy Boy, which he also wrote and produced, and American Animals, which was released in 2018.
Blake Jenner is also the proud winner of the Teen Choice Award 2013 for the series Glee as Teen Choice TV- Breakout Star and the winner of the San Diego Film Festival 2017 award for Rising Star.
Blake Jenner Family: Parents
No details have been released about the young actor’s father, but his mother is said to be Cuban, and he is the fourth and last child of four boys born to his parents.
Relationship With Melissa Benoist
In 2012, Blake Jenner began dating his co-star in the television series Glee, Melissa Benoist. Melissa Benoist is also a singer, not long after his breakup from his three-year relationship with his high school sweetheart Maria Correa, who left her hometown to join him in Los Angeles, where he lives. Blake and Melissa became engaged in July 2013, and after spending four years together, they entered into a marriage in March 2015. However, their love affair was broken off in December 2016 when Mellisa filed for divorce, which was finalized one year later, in December 2017.
Height and other facts about Blake Jenner
The facts about Glee Star include the following:
Net Worth: Blake is known to earn a respectable amount of money from his acting, which brings his net worth to about $1.5 million.
Sexual Orientation: His sexual orientation is heterosexual, as he has only been in relationships with women.
Height: He stands at a height of 1.85 m (6 ft 1 inch).
Sports Interests: He loves sports. His favorites are soccer and basketball.
Hobbies: Blake enjoys playing the guitar and drums.
Favorite Movies: His favorite movies are Dumb and Dumber, The Social Network, and The Office.
Favorite Actors: He draws inspiration from a number of actors, including Jim Carrey, Edwin McCain, Ryan Gosling, and Andrew Garfield, the latter two being his favorite.