Grant Gustin

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Grant Gustin is an American actor, singer, and dancer. Grant Justin is popular for his role as Barry Allen aka The Flash on the hit series ‘The Flash’ on CW.

Early Childhood

Grant Gustin whose birth name is Thomas Grant Gustin was born on January 14, 1990, and is currently 32 years old. Being born in mid-January, his zodiac sign is Capricorn. Likewise, Grant was born in Norfolk, Virginia, United States of America, and holds American citizenship. Similarly, talking about his ethnicity and religion, he belongs to a Caucasian ethnic group and follows Christianity. Likewise, Grant was born to Thomas Gustin and Tina Haney. Likewise, his parents Thomas Gustin is a college professor while his mother Tina is a pediatric nurse.

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Caption: Childhood pictures of Grant. Source: Instagram

Similarly, Grant is the middle child and has one elder brother and one younger sister. His brother is Tyler Gustin and his sister is Gracie Gustin. Speaking of his childhood, Grant has been interested in dancing since a very young age. Likewise, after watching the 1952 American musical comedy movie ‘Singin in the Rain’ at the age of 8, he started doing a tap dance. Followed by this, he even did shows in community theatre and worked in over 30 musicals. Furthermore, talking about his educational background, Grant went to Governor’s School for Arts in Norfolk which was the school for Musical Theater while attending high school. Here, he performed in a theater organization Hurrah Players Incorporated for around a decade.

Followed by this, he went to Granby High School. Likewise, during his sophomore year, he went to New York to watch theatre plays, and there he recognized acting as a viable career choice for him. After his high school graduation in the year 2008, he studied BFA Music Theater Program at Elon University in North Carolina.

Grant Gustin – Net Worth 2022

This Flash star is an actor by profession whose primary source of income is from his acting career. Likewise, he has been doing impressive work and exceptional performance in his movies and series. Likewise, he has a net worth of around $5 million. Moreover, Grant has earned quite a fame throughout his acting career.

Professional Life

During his under-graduation days, Grant started taking part in several stage performances. Likewise, he did an audition for a Broadway Revival Tour production of ‘West Side Story’. Similarly, after this audition, he got the role of Baby John. Soon in the year 2010, he left school and worked in play for a year. Likewise, during this same time, he got an opportunity to meet his manager. His manager got him a role in the popular Fox TV musical comedy series ‘Glee’ which became his debut series.

Followed by this, Grant went to Los Angeles for shooting the television series. In this series, he did the role of Sebastian Smythe, an openly gay member of the Dalton Academy Warblers. Likewise, he also appeared on television for the first time on 8th November 2011. Ever since childhood, Grant had an interest in musical theatre. Likewise, he did a duet performance ‘Smooth Criminal’ along with Naya Rivera who was his co-star in Glee.

In May 2012, Grant worked on the television movie ‘A Mother’s Nightmare’. Similarly, in the same year, he got a major role in ‘Affluenza’ which is an Indie film. Moreover, his performance in ‘The Flash’ has been one of his best television shows of him making Grant a household name. Likewise, he also did a guest appearance on a variety of television shows including ‘CSI: Miami’, ‘The Hunger Games, and ‘Arrow’. Likewise, he did a major role in ‘Krystal’ which was also an indie movie.

Achievements

Likewise, he won Teen Choice Awards for his performance in the series ‘The Flash’. Followed by this, he won the ‘Choice TV: Breakout Star’ award and also the ‘Choice TV Actor Fantasy/Sci-Fi’. Similarly, in 2015 Grant won the ‘Breakthrough Performance Award’ and ‘Best Actor on Television awards. Likewise, his cover of ‘Smooth Criminal’ went to 26th position on the prestigious Billboard Hot 100 and on 10th on Billboard Digital Songs, and 28th on Billboard Canadian Hot 100 chart.

Relationship Status

Regarding his relationship status, Grant is straight and in a marital relationship. He tied the knot with American Instagram star LA Thoma in December 2018. Similarly, this lovely couple is expecting their first child together after their announcement in February 2021.

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Caption: grant with his wife and puppies. Source: Instagram

Body Measurements

This talented young actor stands 6 feet 1 inch (73 inches) tall and weighs around 75 kg (165 lbs). Likewise, Grant has a slim and fit body type with vital stats as 38-32-14 (chest-waist-hip) in inches. Similarly, looking at his physical appearance, this dashing actor has fair skin with light ash brown hair and moss green pair of eyes.

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Caption: Grant posing for a picture. Source: Instagram

Grant Gustin – Social Media

Reflecting upon his social media presence, Grant Justin is active on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Likewise, his Twitter account is @grantgust and has 31.3k followers in it since he joined in June 2013. Similarly, his @grant.gustin.927 account on Facebook has 1.6 million followers. Likewise, this talented actor has quite a charm on Instagram too. His Instagram account is @grantgust and has 7.7 million followers in it.