Stephen Amell is a Toronto-born, Canadian actor who made his way to the spotlight as well as into the hearts of many lovers of TV shows through his excellent portrayal of the character of Oliver Queen in the CW superhero television series, Arrow.
Taking his entertainment career to a whole new level, Stephen Amell campaigned for a guest appearance on the Raw program of the World Wrestling Entertainment and made his debut on May 25, 2015, in a fight against Stardust.
Stephen Amell Bio (Age)
Born with the full name Stephen Adam Amell on May 8, 1981, in Toronto, Ontario, the actor studied at St. Andrew’s College, a boys-only university-preparatory school.
Before he got into the acting industry, Stephen taught spinning classes in Los Angeles in a bid to provide his needs. Coincidentally, his first acting role was that of a spinning instructor in two episodes of the fourth season of the series Queer as Folk in 2004. He got the role at a time when he was on the verge of giving up on his dream of becoming an actor in Hollywood. According to Stephen, he had told his agent that he would quit acting if he failed to get the role despite being a spinning instructor in real life.
He later played the role of Adam in the first season of Dante’s Cove which aired on Here! TV. He also played a guest-starring role on ReGenesis and for his amazing performance on the show, he was given a Gemini Award in 2007. The actor also earned a Gemini Award nomination for Best Ensemble Cast Category for Rent-a-Goalie, a 30 minutes long comedy television series which ran from 2006 to 2008.
Between 2007-2010, Stephen Amell featured in a number of television series and films, including Da Kink in My Hair, Heartland, The Vampire Diaries, Justice for Natalee Holloway, Hung, 90210, New Girl, Private Practice, and Blue Mountain State.
In 2012, the actor landed the role of Oliver Queen in the CW series, Arrow and this opened up other opportunities for him as he also played the character in other CW superhero series. He was also seen in the 2016 movie Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows, portraying the character of vigilante Casey Jones. The talented actor has remained very active over the years, appearing in both films and television.
His net worth is estimated to be not less than $3 million. At the start of the series, Arrow the star was said to have received a paycheck of $30,000 per episode. According to him, he was either the fourth or fifth highest-paid cast member of the television show up until the close of the second season and this was because he had no quote.
Apart from acting, Stephen has also joined WWE, taking part in a number of wrestling matches for the company and earning a good amount of money from his victories.
Son of Sandra Anne and Thomas .J. Amell, the actor is assumed to be an only child as he is not known to have any sibling. He has a relative in the acting industry named Robbie Amell and those who do not know that they are first cousins conclude that they are brothers because of their resemblance and surname.
Robbie is popular for his roles on The Tomorrow People, The Flash, Scooby-Doo! The Mystery Begins and Scooby-Doo! Curse of the Lake Monster, among many other films and television works. He got married to actress Italia Ricci on October 15, 2016.
Wife and Daughter
The Arrow TV series star is married to Cassandra Jean, an actress and model who has been involved in beauty pageants in time past, including the Miss Texas Teen USA pageant, Miss Texas USA and Miss California USA. The native of Houston, Texas, studied at Texas A&M University–Corpus Christi.
Cassandra and Stephen got married on December 25, 2012, in a very quiet ceremony which took place in the Caribbean. Still so much in love with each other, the couple had a second wedding the following year on May 26 in New Orleans and in October 2013, the first addition to their family arrived, a daughter named Maverick Amell.
Stephen’s marriage to Cassandra is his second time of tying the knot. He first got married to Carolyn Lawrence on the 8th of December, 2007, in Toronto but just three years down the line, their marriage packed up.
Stephen Amell is known to be an exercise freak and this shows in his physical appearance. He is a combination of sexy body, good height, and good looks. Details of his height and other body measurements are:
Height: 6 feet 1 inch (185 cm)
Weight: 82 kg (182 pounds)
Hair Color: Light Brown
Eye Color: Blue
Chest size: 46 inches (117 cm)
Biceps:16 inches (41 cm)
Waist: 34 inches (87 cm)