Ed Westwick is a well-known actor and musician from America who is best known for starring in the television drama series, Gossip Girl, as Chuck Bass. He made his debut in the movie Children of Men (2006) and since has appeared in several films like Son of Rambow (2007), S. Darko (2009), Chalet Girl (2011), Romeo and Juliet (2013), and many more.
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Early Life & Biography
Edward Jack Peter Westwick was born on 27 June 1987 in Hammersmith, London, to his parents Carole (née Blenkiron) and Peter Westwick. His father was a university lecturer while his mother was an educational psychologist. He has two siblings.
Westwick started taking music lessons from the age of six and also went to the Saturday morning drama school to learn music. He completed his schooling from The Barclay School and later attended North Hertfordshire College to complete his graduation in business, law, and communication. After completing his education, he enrolled in the National Youth Theatre in London to learn acting.
Ed Westwick is not married, and neither is there any rumor of him being in a relationship with anyone. Westwick’s previous girlfriend was his co-star Jessica Szohr in 2009.
In 2017, he was accused of sexual assault on three women Kristina Cohen, Rachel Eck, and Aurélie Wynn. However, the case was dismissed soon because there wasn’t enough evidence provided to the court.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 27 June 1987, Ed Westwick is 33 years old as of today’s date 13th September 2020. His height is 1.76 m tall, and his weight is 82 kg.
Westwick started his professional acting career in 2006 when he starred in the movie Children of Men. In the same year, he was seen in the movie “Breaking and Entering,” playing the character of Zoran. He went on to guest star as Holden in the medical soap opera Doctors, Johnny Cullin in the medical drama series Casualty, and Darren in the television series Afterlife.
In 2007, Westwick played the character of Lawrence Carter in the movie Son of Rambow. He was also seen as Chuck Bass in the teen drama series Gossip Girl, which was based on a book of the same name. The show was a huge success, and both critics as well as audience appreciated his role. As a result, he was included in the list of Sexiest Men Alive of 2008 by the People magazine. He was also included in the list of “100 Most Beautiful” along with the whole cast of the series.
Westwick was seen in the 2008 movie “100 feet”. The following year, he portrayed the character of Randy Holt in the sequel to Donnie Darko. At the same time, he played a recurring role in the television series, Californication. In 2009, he was approached to play Heathcliff in the period drama film Wuthering Heights.
In 2010, he was seen in the short film The Commuter, which was completely shot on a Nokia N8 mobile. Westwick was next seen in the biographical drama movie J. Edgar. In the same year, he appeared in the romantic comedy Chalet Girl.
Westwick also gave his voice for the audiobook version of the novels City of Fallen Angels and Clockwork Prince. In 2013, he played the main antagonist in the film adaptation of Romeo & Juliet. He played the lead role in the crime drama movie Bone in the Throat, which was released in 2015. He later co-starred in the horror-comedy film Freaks of Nature.
Westwick is also a member of the music group, The Filthy Youth, which was formed in 2006. It consists of Benjamin Lewis Allingham (guitar), Tom Bastiani (bass), and Jimmy Wright (guitar).
Awards & Achievements
Ed Westwick has won several awards in his illustrious career. In 2008, he won the Teen Choice Awards in the category of “Choice TV – Villain” for his work in the television drama series Gossip Girl. The following year, he won the Young Hollywood Awards in the category of “Breakthrough Performance – Male.”
In 2010, Westwick was named Breakthrough Talent by the GQ magazine. His character Chuck Bass was ranked one in the list of “Best Dressed TV Characters of 2008”.
Net Worth & Salary of Ed Westwick in 2020
As of September 2020, Ed Westwick has an estimated net worth of more than $5 million. He has made this huge wealth through his successful career as an actor and musician.
He has been a part of several commercially successful movies and television shows such as Breaking and Entering, S. Darko, Chalet Girl, Romeo & Juliet, Billionaire Ransom, Gossip Girl, Californication, and others.
Westwick also earns a significant part of his net worth through brand endorsements such as the athletic shoe brand K-Swiss, local clothing brand Penshoppe, and many more. He is also a part of the rock band The Filthy Youth, along with whom he performs at concerts, events, and musical tours all over the world.
Ed Westwick is one of the most talented and versatile actors in the world. He has portrayed a wide range of characters in his professional acting career. He also has more than 6.7m followers on Instagram.