Darren Criss is a prominent American actor, singer, and songwriter; he has acted in many films, television series, and theatres and has worked on many songs. He is best known for his acting in the television series Glee in the role of Blaine Anderson. He is also best known as the winner of the golden globe and Primetime Emmy award winner. Darren has worked in many theatre productions and performs in many concerts. He also worked as a voice artist for many films and television series. Darren founded the musical theatre production company named Starkid productions in Chicago.
The Early life of Darren Criss
Darren Criss was born under the name Darren Everett Criss in San Francisco, California, the United States of America, on February 5, 1987, and is 36 years old. His father’s name is Charles William Criss, and he served as an investment banker and a patron of the arts. His mother’s name is Cerina Bru, and she is a homemaker. Darren is the youngest child in his family, and he has one brother named Chuck Criss, a member of the band Freelance Whale. He spent his early life in San Francisco with his family and then later moved to Honolulu, Hawaii, along with his family because his father had started EastWest Bank, and he served as chairman and CEO, where he was brought along with his family members.
He developed his interest in music at a young age, and at the age of five, he took violin classes; also, he learned to play some other instruments like guitar and piano. Apart from music, Darren has been interested in performing arts. At ten, he started to perform in the American Conservatory Theatre because of his interest in acting. After that, he also performed in the theater classics like Diary of Anne Frank and The Music Man.
The Academics background of Darren Criss
Darren Criss studied in Roman Catholic schools and completed his elementary education at Stuart Hall for Boys. After that, he joined St. Ignatius College Preparatory and graduated there in 2005. Then Darren joined the University of Michigan and studied for his bachelor of fine arts degree in Theater Performances and a minor in Musicology and Italian. While studying at university, Darren was active as a director and actor for the Basement Arts, which the university students ruined for theater programs.
Personal details of Darren Criss
Real Name: Darren Everett Criss
Profession: Singer, Songwriter, and Actor
Celebrity name: Darren Criss
Place of Birth: San Francisco, California, the United States of America
Birthday: February 5, 1987
Religion: Roman Catholic
Color of Eyes: Hazel
Color of Hair: Black
Net Worth: $ 5 Million
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Body measurements of Darren Criss
Height in cm: 173 cm
Height in Feet: 5 ft. 8 in.
Weight in Kg: 69 kg
Weight in Pound: 154 lbs
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Family details of Daria Criss
Mother’s Name: Cerina Bru
Father’s Name: Charles William Criss
Number of Siblings: One older brother (Chuck Criss)
Relationship Status: Married
Children: One Daughter
Spouses: Mia Swier
The Relationship details of Darren Criss
Darren Criss was in a relationship with Mia Swier in 2010, and they both were in a relationship for many years. Then in January 2018, Darren announced that he was engaged to his long-term girlfriend, Mia Swier, after seven and half years of dating. Then on February 16, 2019, they both tied the knot in a grand lavish wedding ceremony held in the Sculpture Garden in the New Orleans Museum of arts; many celebrities attended their marriage. Then their reception was held in Ace Hotel, where the costume of the bride Mia Swier was designed by Vera Wang. In October 2021, Darren announced that there are excepting their first child, and in April 2022, they both welcomed their daughter.
The Net Worth of Darren Criss
Darren Criss has a net worth of $ 5 million and earned a major part of his net worth as a successful actor, singer, and songwriter.
Awards and Achievements of Darren Criss
Darren won the Teen Choice Awards as Choice T.V.: Breakout Star for his acting in the television series Glee in 2011; the same year, he has four other awards. In 2015, he won the Hollywood Music in Media Awards for the Song – TV Show/Digital Series. In 2018, Darren won the Primetime Emmy Awards as Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie. In 2019, he won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film. Besides the above award, he has been nominated for and won many awards and honors.
The Professional life of Darren Criss in Acting
Darren first acted in the short film I Adora You as Josh in 2005; in 2009, he acted in Josh Burton’s fantasy comedy series Eastwick. He acted in the series Little White Lie as Toby Phillips the same year. From 2010 to 2015, Darren acted as Blaine Anderson in the musical comedy series Glee. In 2020, he acted in the miniseries Hollywood as Raymond and worked as an executive producer for the series. Then he acted as Pierce in the series Royalties and served as an executive producer. Darren has given his voice to the characters in some of the films and television series like Green Eggs and Ham, Rick and Morty, Trese, Transformers: Robots in Disguise, Superman: Man of Tomorrow, The Tale of the Princess Kaguya, and many other. Darren has also acted in some short films and appeared in many television shows.
The Professional life of Darren Criss in music
Darren Criss started his career in music while studying at university, and in 2010, he released his E.P. titled Human, which reached no.17 on U.S. Billboard Top Heatseekers Albums Chart. After that, Darren went on solo tours in many United States, Canada, and France. Darren has performed in many musical concerts and worked on many albums as part of the fictional band series.