Grant Gustin is an American actor and singer. He is known for his role as Barry Allen / The Flash on the CW series The Flash as part of the Arrowverse television franchise and for his role as Sebastian Smythe on the Fox series Glee. Apart from playing the lead role in The Flash, Gustin has reprised his role in cross-over episodes of four other television series based on the same fictional universe: Arrow, Vixen, Supergirl and Legends of Tomorrow.

Birth Name

Thomas Grant Gustin

Nickname

Grant Gustin

Profession

Actor, Singer

Genre

Pop, Rock, Adult Contemporary

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

He is not signed to any label and has contributed to TV series Glee which releases its albums via Columbia Records.

Nationality

American

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Grant Gustin was born on the 14th of January 1990, in Norfolk, Virginia, United States.

Age

He’s currently 30 years old.

Sun Sign

Capricorn

Ethnicity

White

Grant has mostly English ancestry with distant Irish, German and Welsh roots.

Religion

Christianity

Education

Grant attended the Governor’s School for the Arts program in Norfolk for musical theater. He also went to Hurrah Players Incorporated which is a theater organization in Virginia. At that time, he was still studying in high school. In 2008, he graduated from Granby High School and went on to attend the BFA Music Theater Program at Elon University in North Carolina for two years.

Family Details

  • Father – Tom Gustin

  • Mother – Dr. Tina Haney (Pediatric Nurse)
  • Siblings – Tyler Gustin (Brother), Gracie Gustin (Sister)

Marital Status

Married

Girlfriend / Spouse

Grant Gustin has dated –

  • Hannah Douglass (2014-2015) – On October 7, 2014, Grant started dating Hannah Douglass, an actress and dancer. They were already good friends as they met while working on TV series Glee. The couple split somewhere towards the 2015 end.

  • Andrea “LA” Thoma (2016-Present) – In January 2016, Grant started dating Instagram star, LA Thoma. The couple announced their engagement on April 29, 2017. They married on December 15, 2018.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 6 feet 2 inches
  • In centimeters – 188 cm
  • In meters – 1.88 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 75 kg
  • In Pounds – 165 lbs

Body Build

Athletic

Eye Color

Blue

Hair Color

Light Brown

Shoe Size

His shoe size is 13 (US).

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Grant is known for his role as Barry Allen / The Flash on the CW series The Flash as part of the Arrowverse television franchise and for his role as Sebastian Smythe on the Fox series Glee.

Film Debut

In 2003, he appeared in the Direct-to-DVD film Kid Fitness Jungle Adventure Exercise Video for his role as Club Fit kid. His first feature film appearance was in 2014 in the drama film Affluenza where he played the role as Todd Goodman.

Television Debut

In 2006, Grant appeared in just a single episode of paranormal anthology series A Haunting for his role as Stacey’s boyfriend.

Brand Endorsements

Grant has not appeared in a commercial for any brand yet.

Awards & Nominations

YearAwardCategoryNominated WorkResult
2015Kids’ Choice AwardsFavorite TV ActorThe FlashNominated
Teen Choice AwardsChoice TV: Breakout StarWon
Choice TV: Chemistry (with Candice Patton)Nominated
Choice TV: LiplockNominated
Saturn AwardsBreakthrough Performance AwardWon
Best Actor on TelevisionNominated
2016Kids’ Choice AwardsFavorite Male TV Star – Family ShowNominated
Teen Choice AwardsChoice TV Actor: Fantasy/Sci-FiWon
Choice TV: ChemistryNominated
Choice TV: LiplockNominated
Saturn AwardsBest Actor on TelevisionNominated
2017MTV Movie & TV AwardsBest HeroNominated
Saturn AwardsBest Actor on TelevisionNominated
Teen Choice AwardsChoice Action TV ActorWon
Choice TV VillainNominated
2018Kids’ Choice AwardsFavorite TV ActorNominated
MTV Movie & TV AwardsBest HeroNominated
Teen Choice AwardsChoice Action TV ActorWon
Choice TV ShipNominated
Choice Male HottieNominated
2019Kids’ Choice AwardsFavorite Male TV StarNominated
Teen Choice AwardsChoice Action TV ActorNominated
Saturn AwardsSaturn Award for Best Actor on TelevisionNominated

Grant Gustin Favorites

  • Favorite Superhero – Superman
  • Favorite Meal – His Mother’s Homemade Mac and Cheese with Baked Beans and Hot Dogs.
  • Favorite Destination – Paris
  • Favorite Food – Sea Food

Grant Gustin Net worth

Grant Gustin has an estimated net worth of $5 million dollars as of 2020.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Grant Gustin

  • At the age of 8, he started tap dancing.
  • When he was growing up, he desired to become an architect. He was excellent in drawing and liked to design the things.
  • He got inked (tattoo) for the first time in March 2012. Grant has a tattoo on his right forearm saying Love Above All Else.
  • He has been a friend of actor Chris Wood since college.
  • As a young child, he was not into comics but really liked Superman.
  • Grant has 2 adorable puppies, Jett and Nora.
  • In October 2011, he mistakenly tweeted his phone number and so had to change the number within 5 minutes through AT&T. He had already received 20 fan calls within 10 minutes.
  • In November 8, 2011, he debuted on the television series Glee as Sebastian Smythe, an openly gay member of the Dalton Academy Warblers.
  • Grant has also auditioned for the role of Finnick Odair in The Hunger Games film series, which went to Sam Claflin.
  • In May 2012, he worked on the television film for the Lifetime network, A Mother’s Nightmare, which was shot in Canada. The same year, he bagged a major role in the indie film Affluenza.
  • In September 13, 2013, it was announced that Gustin would play Barry Allen in the second season of Arrow.
  • In March 30, 2016, it was announced that Gustin would star in William H. Macy’s film Krystal. The film premiered in 2017 at the Virginia Film Festival and was released in 2018.
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