Jordan Connor is an actor who has been working in the entertainment industry from the year 2013. The actor Jordan Connor rose to fame after playing the character of Sweet Pea in the CW television series “Riverdale”.
Table of Biography
Jordon Connor’s full name is Jordan Connor Yuen. In fact, he was named after Michael Jordan who is a basketball legend. He was born on 17th September 1991, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Likewise, the actor is a Canadian citizen. Connor’s current age is twenty-nine and his sun sign is Virgo. Jordan also has a brother whose name is Brad Yuen and a sister whose name is Nicole Yuen. At the age of two, Jordan’s family migrated to Vancouver. Also, Jordan was showing interest in both theatre and sports since his childhood.
In addition to that, his dad is from Canada and is mostly of Chinese ancestry, mixed with Vietnamese, Thai, Indonesian, Samoan, and many more. Whereas his mom is from Croatia. It is found that he belongs to several ethnicities and they includes Eastern European, Spanish, Greek, Italian, German, and Native American roots. At the age of ten to eleven, the actor said that he was sure that he wanted to be an actor. As for education, he joined Sands Secondary School where he was also involved in theatre and also used to play football.
Education and Football career
Jordan’s 1st performance took place in the school’s production of Guys and Dolls. After achieving a football scholarship from the University of British Columbia, the actor took a break from his acting career in order to focus on football. At the same time, he was also learning architecture. In a game at the fishing of his 2nd year, he injured his leg when he was tackled, finishing his football career. Jordan had to stay in bed and was not able to walk for 3 months. Connor even got depressed at that time. After he got all recovered, he found a job as a stunt person when the show “Hellcats” came looking for stuntpeople.
Then, the actor again went on to resume doing stunts and background jobs for one year. Subsequently, he dropped from the university to pursue acting professionally. In Vancouver, he started taking acting classes at the Railtown Actors Studio. At the time of his acting training for 5 years, the actor booked minor parts and also served in other works adding bartending at a restaurant, serving for a marketing company, and also selling mobile phones. Moreover, the actor used to own a theatre company together with his friends.
Career and Professional Life
In the year 2013, Jordan Connor began his career as an actor by being present as a guest in season eight in the episode of the CW’s fantasy horror television series “Supernatural”. He was then present with the role of Demon Sam. In the same year, Jordon was also present in an episode of the short-term sci-fi action series “The Tomorrow People”. Moreover, the actor was present with several characters in 3 short movies and they are “Fighting Free”, “Never Gonna Let You”, and “Destroyer”.
The actor then was present with the repetitive role of Ricky Brigola in the mystery series “Ivy Tower” in the year 2014. After that, Jordan made his cinematic appearance in the year 2014. For that, he got a role as the Office Guy in the romantic comedy movie “What an Idiot” by Peter Benson. Moreover, in the comedy movie “The Cover-Up”, the actor worked together with another artist Simon Basch, Brendan Taylor, and also Quinn Cartwright.
In the year 2015, Jordan got a role as Stan Park in the Rainn Wilson-starrer “Backstrom”. After one year, Jordan was present in the short film “PLAN b”. Then, he was present as Stoner Leroy which was a guest appearance in season 2 in the episode of Fox’s urban fantasy drama “Lucifer”. Jordan then acted as a cannabis smoker in the film “No Tomorrow”. In the year 2017, Jordan Connor got a small role in Syfy’s fantasy drama “The Magicians” and also in the Audience Network’s comedy series “You Me Her”.
The actor was then present as Sweet Pea in the 2nd season of the series “Riverdale” in the year 2017. Previously, the role was supposed to be a member of a 4-episode storyline, however, Jordan made a great impression on the producers with his work and skills. So, Jordan Connor became the part of the major character. He has been present as Sweet Pea who is furiously faithful and preservative of people he thinks is his dearest. However, the role was never presented in the comics and is a creation of the show’s creators, Sweet Pea has become one of the favorite characters.
Being a talented actor, Jordan Connor has been earning a great amount of money from his career as an actor. Previously he used to earn as a football player as well. Jordan Connor has a stunning net worth, however, the exact net detail about his net worth is out yet. But it is for sure that, the actor has a net worth of between $1 million to $12 million. Also, the actor earns between $50 thousand to $200 thousand every month. As of now, the actor is living a good and luxurious life in Calgary, Canada.
Even though Jordan keeps being secretive about his personal life, some of the information about his private life eventually comes out. The actor has been in a romantic relationship with the actress, Jinjara Mitchell since June 2013. Moreover, Jordan proposed to Mitchell at a beach on 22nd September 2018 in a very romantic way. Jordan’s siblings were also present there and they even took some images of the special moment. In fact, on 26th September, one of his siblings has even posted the image on his Instagram account. Besides this, the actor has not been involved in any kind of controversial matters and scandals as well.
Body Measurement and Social Media
Regarding the actor’s body measurement, Jordan Connor has a good height of 5 feet 9 inches. Jordan weighs around 69 kg. Similarly, the actor has black eyes with black hair. Also, the actor has a fair complexion with a slim and muscular body type. Being an actor, Jordan obviously has been maintaining his health and his body very well. Apart from this, there is no more information about the actor’s body measurement, shoe size, and biceps size. The actor looks very fit and healthy and often does exercises and also goes hiking.
Talking about the actor’s presence on the social media platform, Jordan is very active there. Being an actor, Jordan loves to share his images and posts and also interact with his fans and followers online. Also, it is a very good way to become more popular in the world by being active on social media platforms. On Instagram, Jordan has gained 1.1 million followers and on his Facebook page, he has just around 3 thousand followers. However, the actor is not active on Twitter for now. Moreover, the actor also has a YouTube channel with less than a hundred subscribers.
Apart from his acting career, Jordan also loves wakeboarding and snowboarding as well. In the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics, the actor got an opportunity to carry the Olympic Torch. Similarly, the actor, Jordan Connor also loves traveling, watching movies, and cooking. Jordan’s favorite celebrities are Tom Cruise and Jennifer Lawrence. Also, the actor’s favorite destination is Miami whereas she loves eating Italian foods.