Nathan Kress is an American actor and director, best known for his role in the Nickelodeon series iCarly. In the series, he played Freddie Benson, one of the main characters and best friends of the title “Carly”. The show was created by Dan Schneider and broadcast on Nickelodeon. It ran from 2007 to 2012 and focused on Carly Shay – a teenager who creates a very popular web show called iCarly with her best friends – Sam and Freddie. The iCarly show was a hit and turned her stars into teenage icons.
Nathan has a pretty impressive resume, as he has been acting since the age of four. He was also a former professional child model.
The actor has worked with many charities including the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Starlight Children’s Foundation, and The Big Green Help. Nathan Kress is also a devout Christian and has visited several countries as a missionary. In 2003 he traveled to Lithuania with Youth With A Mission (YWAM), a Christian missionary organization. He has also donated money to provide aid and help build houses for the poor.
Nathan is one of the few Christians in Hollywood who are out and proud of their religion, and he has the income to show for it.
Nathan Kress’s Bio & Age
Nathan Karl Kress was born on November 18, 1992, in Glendale, California. He has two brothers, Andrew Kress and Kevin Kress, but both are neither actors nor in any way involved in the entertainment industry.
Nathan began professional acting at the age of only four after showing natural acting talent and a talent for memorizing and re-enacting what he saw in movies and television shows. This prompted his mother to take him to an open casting showcase where he was immediately signed by an agent.
Over the next few years, Nathan modeled for various print advertisements appeared in many commercials, and lent his voice for dubbing roles. Later he was given two voiceover roles for “Easy” and “Tough Pup” in the movie Babe: Pig In The City, 1998.
At the age of six, he decided to take a break from acting and returned to normal life, and concentrated on school. This is exactly what he did for the next five years until he was eleven when he started acting professionally again.
Is He Gay?
The actor is one of many who have chosen to withdraw their private lives from public control. Many gossips spread the idea that it was because the young actor is gay and is probably hiding in the closet. It is important to point out that Nathan Kress is not the only actor who has experienced this treatment by the media because many gossip magazines and blogs quickly speculate about the sexuality of an actor.
But despite the rumors and speculations – the actor decided to let his romantic life speak for itself. Because of his past relationships and his current marriage, Nathan Kress is confirmed as a heterosexual man.
Is He Married, Who is The Wife?
Nathan Kress was engaged on May 29, 2015, to Elise Moore from London, who is also an actress and stunt actress. The two performed together in Into The Storm. On November 15, 2015, they finally married in Los Angeles and had their first child, a daughter – Rosie Carolyn Kress – in December 2017.
Nathan Kress: Net Worth
Nathan Kress has total net assets of $1.5 million. This is the result of his years in the industry and his numerous leading roles in several movies and television shows. He has also appeared in a supporting role in several projects.
Height, Weight, and Body Measurements
As a young man, it is no surprise that Nathan Kress is in excellent shape. The actor works hard to stay in shape. He currently weighs 65 kg (143lbs) and is 170 cm (5 ft 7 in) tall. His other body measurements are chest – 44 in (112 cm), arms / biceps – 14 in (35.5 cm) and waist – 32 in (81 cm). His shoe size is also indicated in size 9 (US).
Nathan started doing sports frequently in 2009 and he now considers it a significant part of his life and a complement to his general lifestyle. He trains more to maintain his health than for aesthetic reasons, which is why he rarely gives up training.
He also eats a healthy diet as a priority on most days, but he has a cheating day when he eats his favorite foods. His cheating day usually falls on a weekend – either Friday or Saturday.