Chris Colfer Relationship With Boyfriend, Goals; But Did They Go Sour?
- Date of Birth May 27, 1990
- Age 30 Years, 11 Months
- Nationality American
- Birth Place Clovis, California, United States
- Birth Name Christopher Paul Colfer
- Profession Actor
- Career 2009–present
- Relationship Status Dating
- Divorce/Split Not Yet
- Dating/Affair Will Sherrod (2013-present)
- Boyfriend Will Sherrod (2013-present)
- Gay Yes
- Net Worth $8 Million (Estimated)
- Ethnicity/Race Mixed
- Father Tim Colfer
- Mother Karyn Colfer
- Sister/s Hannah Colfer
- High School Clovis High School
- College Fresno City College
- Height/ How Tall? 5'10" (1.78 m)
- Weight N/A
- Hair Short
- Hair Color Dark Brown
- Eye Color Dark Brown
- Children/Kids Not Yet
American actor Chris Colfer chose an unconventional way of coming out. Rather than reading out choreographed lines in a somber mood, he let his actions do the talking. Introducing his love interest (boyfriend in his case) to the world and sharing his beautiful dating life, Chris' coming out story makes you believe that love is love--whether that be with same-sex or opposite!
Chris Colfer accumulated fame after his portrayal of Kurt Hummel on the hugely celebrated television musical Glee that ran from 2009 to 2015. Moreover, his bio also has another facet, he is a published author, and that too a New York Times bestseller.
Started From Young: Chris Colfer talks about how he was writing stories about his favorite characters from Xena: Princess Warrior before landing the big break with Glee on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (Published on 2 March 2017)
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Multitalented Chris also starred in the coming-of-age comedy film, Struck by Lightning that he wrote, executive-produced and novelized.
Chris Colfer Had His Grandmother's Support In His Acting & Writing Passion
Born on 27 May 1990, Christopher Paul Colfer carried a passion for writing and acting at a very early age and often credits his grandmother who encouraged him in elementary school when he first tried to write a fairytale novel that would later become The Land of Stories.
He got involved with community theater in his first show, West Side Story and soon appeared in the production of The Sound of Music as Kurt von Trapp. It was at the age of 18 when Chris starred in Russel Fish: The Sausage and Eggs Incident as Russel Fish and got his first TV role in 2009 on Fox’s Glee.
The actor, aged 28, landed his big break with the character of Kurt Hummel on Glee as he plays a gay countertenor who is frequently bullied in school for being gay, so participates in the unpopular Glee Club.
Chris then signed a book deal in June 2011 with Little, Brown, and Company and wrote two novels for children, The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell and The Land of Stories: The Enchantress Returns.
Both of the novels came number one on the New York Times Best Seller List making Chris one of the bestselling authors.
Chris Colfer Embraces Long-Term Relationship With Boyfriend: His Thoughts On Getting Married
It was in July 2014 when Chris introduced his love interest, not his girlfriend but his boyfriend, Will Sherrod in an episode of ‘Watch What Happens: Live.’ And that was how Chris came out to the world as gay.
Chris and his gay boyfriend have been dating since they were first spotted together at the Screen Actors Guild Awards in January 2013 and had been attending different other events together.
They were even seen having a lunch date on the fourth of July in 2013 embracing coordinated patriotic outfits. Now that’s cute.
Too Cute: Chris and his boyfriend, Will coordinate their outfits sporting red tops and blue shorts, matching down to their accessories, in Converse trainers and black wayfarer sunglasses on the Fourth of July in 2013 (Photo: dailymail.co.uk)
And the lovebirds are still strongly going forward with their relationship. There may have been several ups and downs during the courtship, but that has only made them wiser about keeping their relationship intact.
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Chris has even opened up about how he views the concept of getting married to his long-term boyfriend. He confessed that the older he got, the more he wanted to get married and while Chris doesn’t expect a wedding ring from his boyfriend any soon, he does want to wear a promise ring.
Well, whatever it is that Chris wants, we hope that he and his gay boyfriend keep sailing the ship of their beautiful love story.