It is actually quite rare to find someone in America who has not seen an episode of Modern Family. Ever since the sitcom began airing on September 23, 2009, it has garnered a wide following among many families in America. A major reason for this cult following would be the performance of Nolan Gould, a notable member of the widely acclaimed sitcom cast who portrays the role of Luke Dunphy.
Gould came into the limelight following his role in Modern Family but prior to that, the rising star has been featured in minor film and television roles. Following his superb portrayal of his character on the family television show, many followers of the sitcom and fans alike interested in knowing more about the fast-rising American actor. Below are some intriguing facts we have able to unravel about Nolan Gould.
Who Is Nolan Gould?
The budding American TV sensation was born on October 28, 1998, in the beautiful city of New York. He was however raised in and out of different cities owing to his father’s career in the United States military. Before Gould clocked six years, he had lived in New York, Alabama, and California.
The Modern Family star has three known older siblings- two brothers and a sister. Their names in that order are Aidan, Garrett, and Cassie. Other than their names, there is really not much we know about them except that Aidan is also an actor like his brother Nolan. His parents, Edward and Angela Gould are still very alive and well from what we gather.
It is worthy to note that the talented actor is a member of Mensa, a group reserved for highly intelligent people in the world as he boasts of an Intelligent Quotient of 150. In 2012, at a tender age of 13, Nolan sat for and passed the General Educational Development test. The New York City-born television star later went on to reveal that he intends enrolling for college courses online.
What Awards Has He Won In His Acting Career?
For his exceptional acting, Nolan Gould has been honored a couple of times with some prestigious awards. The popular actor is a two-time recipient of the Young Artist Award, which he won in 2008 and 2010. He also won the Gold Derby TV Award in 2010 for Ensemble of the Year.
The following year after winning the Gold Derby TV Award, the budding actor went on to win the prestigious Screen Actors Guild Award. Nolan Gould repeated the same feat in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 making him a five-time winner of the Screen Actors Guild Award. Another feather was added to the cap of the widely acclaimed actor in 2012 when he won the Young Hollywood Award.
Is Nolan Gould Married?
We can attest to the fact that Nolan’s good looks and exquisite body physique have fetched him a massive following among the female folk. The widely acclaimed actor has also been linked with a couple of women in the past which include Ariel Winter, who played his sister in Modern Family but neither of them has confirmed the rumor. As of now, we can categorically say that Nolan Gould is single and he is focusing on his career and education.
How Much Is The Actor Worth?
The young American actor is considered to be among the highest earners within his age bracket and his role in Modern Family gave his acting career a huge boost. It was reported a while ago that he earns about $100,000 per episode on the award-winning sitcom.
Since his debut on the show, Nolan has landed other major film and television roles which have also added significantly to his overall net worth. Some of the shows and film features include Friends with Benefits, Ghoul, America’s Most Wanted, Montana, Yes and Hell’s Kitchen. According to figures published online, Nolan Gould overall net worth is currently estimated to be $12 million.
Nolan Gould’s Religious Views
Gould’s religious affiliation has become a rather hot topic making the rounds on tabloids and entertainment blogs. Many believe the actor to be Jewish while some believe he is not a religious person. The actor’s German ancestry provides more grounds for tagging Nolan a Jew and in an interview, he claimed he belonged to a church confirming the fact that he was religious. However, he has not come out publicly to state which denomination he domiciles in nor has he made it clear whether he is a Jew or not.