If you’ve had your eyes on the ABC TV series, Once Upon a Time, then you’ll be no stranger to Elliot Knight, who starred as Merlin in the series. Just in case the face still seems familiar elsewhere, then it must’ve been on the adventure series, Sinbad.
Well, just before we get wrapped up in the face-recognition drama, Elliot is a British actor who shot to fame in 2012 for his lead role in Sinbad. Since that time, the handsome Brit has been the subject of numerous online searches. And if you were wondering where to read more about Knight, wonder no more. This piece explores his bio, net worth, married life, and gives an answer to the big question, is he gay? Enjoy!
Elliot Knight’s Bio
Elliot Knight was born in Birmingham, the United Kingdom on 10th July 1990, to parents, Stuart and Lorna Knight. Both of whom are school teachers. His father, Stuart, works as an educator at Broadway Secondary School, Perry Barr, Birmingham. We’re not sure if he has any siblings, what we know is that he was raised in Birmingham where he attended King Edward VI Aston School. He then proceeded to Manchester Metropolitan School of Theatre; graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Hon) degree in 2011.
But before his graduation from college, Knight’s incredible acting prowess had begun earning him some form of credit. It was while in college he was cast in the lead role of the action-adventure series, Sinbad, which aired on British pay-TV channel, Sky1. At the premiere of the series in 2012, Knight’s lead role coupled with his incredible skill launched him into the spotlight.
The following year, Elliot Knight appeared in two other series. One of which is, Law & Order: UK, in which he appeared as Neil Jenkins. Law & Order: UK is a British police procedural and legal TV series which gained traction especially with viewers who had a flair for the crime genre. He also appeared as Charlie O’Brien in the British TV drama series, By Any Means. In 2014, he appeared in the American drama TV series, How to Get Away with Murder. He then went on to star as Merlin in the 2015 American fantasy drama series, Once Upon a Time. Which in no small way shot him to fame.
Elliot Knight’s first movie role came in the wake of 2016 when he appeared in the British thriller film, Billionaire Ransom. At the same period, he appeared in two other TV series. In American Gothic as Brady Ross, and as Graham in the American romantic comedy-drama series, No Tomorrow. The following year, 2017, he made his second movie appearance on the Canadian-Chinese thriller film, 400 Boys. But there was more to come. Knight would go on to feature in two more series in the following year; first as Wes Charles in the CW drama series, Life Sentence. And then as Don Hall in the web TV series, Titans.
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Is Elliot Knight Gay, Married or Dating Anyone?
As of this writing, we know Elliot Knight isn’t married to anyone. However, he has been spotted often times with Life Sentence co-star, Lucy Hale. The duo has often been seen together in picture uploads on their Instagram handles. They have also been seen visiting sites together and sharing long passionate kisses on movie sets. But so far, neither of them have confirmed or rebuffed their dating rumors.
Asides from this, we have no tabs on Elliot Knight’s dating history. Except that there have been looming speculations about his sexuality. While some say he is gay, we haven’t really heard from the horse’s mouth. The “gay speculations” are not unconnected to his handsome looks which many believe makes him a moving target for gay folks.
Height and Body Measurement
Elliot Knight stands 5 feet 11 inch (1.55 meters) tall. He has black hair and dark brown eyes. As of this writing, there are no details about his weight, shoe size, chest, arm, and waist measurement. As soon as we get information on these, we’re sure to let you know.