Nathan Kress is an American actor and director best known for his role in the Nickelodeon series, iCarly. On the show, he played Freddie Benson, one of the main characters and best friend of the titular ‘Carly’. The show was created by Dan Schneider and aired on Nickelodeon. It ran from 2007 till 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 its stars into teen icons.
Nathan has a rather impressive résumé, seeing as he has been acting since he was four. He was also a former professional child model.
The actor has worked with many charities such as the Make-A-Wish Foundation, The 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 few Christians in Hollywood who are out and proud of their religion and he has the receipts to show for it.
Nathan Kress Bio & Age
Nathan Karl Kress was born on the 18th of November 1992 in Glendale, California. He has two brothers Andrew Kress and Kevin Kress but neither are actors or involved in the entertainment industry in any way.
Nathan began acting professionally when he was only four years old after he displayed a natural talent at acting and showed a knack at memorizing and re-enacting what he saw in movies and television shows. This made his mother take him to an open audition showcase where he was immediately signed by an agent.
For the next few years, Nathan modeled for various print adverts, performed in many commercials, and lent his voice for voice-over roles. He later landed two voice roles for ‘Easy’ and ‘Tough Pup’ in the 1998 film Babe: Pig In The City.
At the age of six, he opted to take a break from acting and return to normal life, focusing on school. He did exactly so for the next five years until he was eleven when he started acting professionally again.
Nathan Kress Net Worth
Nathan Kress has a total net worth of $1.5 million dollars. This is as a result of his years in the industry and his numerous leadership roles in several films and television shows. He has also appeared as a supporting character in several projects as well.
Is He Gay?
The actor is one of many who have chosen to keep their private lives away from public scrutiny. Many gossip outlets floated the idea that it was because the young actor was gay and probably in the closet. It is important to note that Nathan Kress is not the only actor who has received this treatment from the media, as many gossip mags and blogs are quick to speculate about an actor’s sexuality.
However, despite the rumors and speculations – the actor chose to let his romantic life speak for him. Based on his previous relationships and his current marriage, Nathan Kress is confirmed to be a straight man.
Is He Married, Who is The Wife?
Nathan Kress got engaged on the 29th of May, 2015 to London Elise Moore who is also an actress and stunt performer. The two appeared in Into The Storm together. They eventually got married in Los Angeles on the 15th of November, 2015, and had their first child, a daughter – Rosie Carolyn Kress – in December 2017.
Height, Weight, and Body Measurements
Being young, it’s no surprise that Nathan Kress is in excellent shape. The actor works hard to stay in shape. He currently weighs 65 kg (143lbs) and has his height listed at 5 ft 7 in (170 cm). His other body measurements include Chest – 44 in (112 cm), Arms / Biceps – 14 in (35.5 cm), and Waist – 32 in (81 cm). His shoe size is also listed at size 9 (US).
Nathan began exercising frequently in 2009 and he now sees it as a sizeable part of his life and an addition to his overall lifestyle. He exercises more for preserving his health than for aesthetic reasons, which is why he rarely misses a workout.
He also prioritizes eating healthy on most days but he has a cheat day when he gets to eat his favorite foods. His cheat day usually falls on a weekend – either on Friday or Saturday.