Casey Cott is a talented American actor who does justice to every role he’s given. He is popularly known for playing the character of Kevin Keller, a gay teenager, in the CW TV series, Riverdale (2017). The characters of the series are gotten off The Archie Comics publication. After the first season as a recurring character, he was promoted to a regular role in the second season.
Since the rise in his popularity, his fans have been curious to know more about the biography and personal details of the actor. Keep reading to learn everything there is know about Casey Cott.
Casey Cott’s Biography – How Old is He?
Casey Morton Cott was born on a Saturday, August 8th, 1992 to Lori Morton and Rick Cott. His father, Rick, is an investment manager and a retired Air Force fighter pilot. He was born in New Jersey, but he grew up in Chagrin Falls, Ohio, in the United States of America.
Casey, who is the second of three children has an elder brother, Corey Michael Cott and a younger sister, Carly Megan Cott. His elder brother Corey Michael Cott, is also an actor, while his younger sister Carly Megan Cott, is a photographer and a theatre artist. His elder brother was born two years before him, in 1990, while his sister came just a year after him, in 1993.
He attended Chagrin Falls High School then he proceeded to Boston University where he studied for only two years before transferring to Carnegie Mellon School of Drama, where he studied Acting. He graduated from the Carnegie Mellon School of Dram in 2016.
Luckily for the charming young actor, before he finished up from the drama school, he got a recurring role as Kevin Keller, in Riverdale, an American drama show created by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, his perfect depiction of the character in 2017 earned him a promotion to a regular role in the series. He has also featured in other works such as the TV show, Law and Order Special Victim Unit and the 2018 film, The Mascot.
Is He Gay? Or Does He Have A Girlfriend?
There has been serious speculations and inquiries about the sexual orientation of Casey Cott. This was fueled by his role as Kevin Keller in Riverdale. However, the speculations about the actor being gay couldn’t be further from the truth. Although he said it feels intriguing playing the character, he is straight in real life. Casey has thanked the directors, writers, and producers who guided him to perfectly portray the character of Kevin Keller.
On the relationship front, the actor is not yet married. But from the information available, he may just be in a relationship with Stephanie Styles who is a singer and also a dancer. However, this has neither been confirmed or denied by either party.
Although he has skillfully succeeded in keeping his personal life a secret, it can be gathered that Casey previously dated Kristin Serafini, an actress known for her roles in Pittsburgh (2006) and After Hours Trading (2017). However, the couple broke up in 2014.
Here Are Other Facts About Casey Cott
1. What He Got Wasn’t What He Auditioned For
It may interest you to know that when Casey auditioned for Riverdale, it was not for the role of Kelvin Keller. He actually auditioned for both Jughead Jones and Archie Andrews. However, he was offered the role of Kevin instead.
2. The CMCs
His father, who was an A-10 fighter jet pilot, and his mother, who is a real estate agent, decided to give all their children the same initials – C. M. C. His elder brother’s name is Corey Michael Cott, he is Casey Morton Cott, while his sister is Carly Megan Cott.
3. His Height And Body Measurements
The Riverdale star is a very handsome young man. His height, his physique, and his hair are just some of the features that compliment his overall appearance. Standing at a height of 6 feet, this actor is bound to stand out in the crowd. His weight has been listed as 78 kilograms. His other body measurements are 42-15-32 inches, for his chest, biceps- and waist respectively.