Mitchell Hope is an Australian-born actor who is making waves in Hollywood. He has featured in a variety of movies and TV shows and has received praise for his excellent performances. Even though Hope’s career is still in the infant stage, the young man from Down Under already has the makings of a star. Want to know more about the rising star? We have got all the scoop right here including facts about his early life, movies and TV shows, as well as his love life.
Mitchell Hope’s Age and Early Life
Mitchell Hope was born on the 27th of January 1994 in Melbourne, Australia. His nationality is Australian while his ethnicity is Caucasian. Hope hails from a family of four comprising of his dad, his mom (Lisa) and his two brothers, Jonah and Tobias. It seems his parents separated at some point as he majorly grew up with his mom and his maternal grandparents.
The actor, however, spent some of his formative years with his dad in the American state of Oklahoma. When it comes to his educational background, Mitchell Hope has not disclosed specific details about that. But then, it is believed that he completed his elementary and high school education.
Movies and TV Shows
Mitchell Hope commenced his acting career in his native Australia in the year 2006. His debut came in the short action film, The Earth’s Last Remnants, where he played the role of Amir. The movie was written and directed by Blake Borcich and was shot in Melbourne, Australia. After this humble debut, Hope went on to feature in other Australian films such as Down The Way (2012) and Yes Mum (2012). Mitchell Hope got his first TV role in the 2014 Australian mini TV series, Never Tear Us Apart: The Untold Story of INXS. The series chronicled the rise to fame of the Australian boy band, INXS, and he featured in two episodes of the show. Despite the fact that he was getting roles regularly, Mitchell Hope was not happy with the direction of his career. He even thought of quitting and pursuing a degree in order to land a normal job.
He however preserved and finally got his breakthrough role in the 2015 Disney movie, Descendants. Descendants is a musical about the children of infamous villains who attempt to overthrow the rightful ruler of the Auradon kingdom. In the movie, Mitchell Hope played the role of Prince Ben, the son of the rightful ruler. In order to prepare for the role, the Australian-native watched videos of real-life royals such as Prince Williams and Prince Charles. He also researched the way they talk and carry themselves in order to effectively portray the character. All of this hard work paid off as the movie received positive reviews as well as large viewership. The movie also won several awards and has spurned three sequels, all of which Hope has featured in.
Who’s His Girlfriend?
Mitchell Hope is in a relationship with the stunning Tayla Audrey. Audrey is also an Australian citizen as well as a fast-rising actress. She trained at the Centrestage Performing Arts School and The Film and Television Studios International. Audrey began her career with an appearance in a musical at the age of five. Since then, she has featured in a bunch of commercials and short films. One of them is the 2015 Australian movie, Chloe, where she played the lead role.
Hope and Audrey commenced their relationship in 2015 and have made no attempts to hide their love for each other. They regularly gush about each other on their respective Instagram handles. They also appeared on the red carpet together during the premiere of the Descendants’ movies. Prior to confirming his relationship with Audrey, there were speculations that Hope was involved with his Descendants co-star/ love interest – Dove Cameron. Cameron, however, squashed the rumors and described him as a brother and best friend.
Mitchell Hope’s Height
Mitchell hope is 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m) tall and weighs 67 kg (147 lb). His hair color is light brown while his eye color is blue. Other additional body measurements; such as his chest, waist, hips, and biceps, are not yet available. Nonetheless, it is not hard to see that the actor boasts of a tall and buff physique. This hot physique, as well as his golden good looks, has won him many male and female fans.