Samuel Larsen is an American singer and actor, who introduced himself to the world by winning the music competition show “The Glee Project”, which enabled him to appear in the TV series “Glee”. Since then, he has been building a career in both music and acting, having featured as Zed in the romantic drama film “After” (2019), and as a member of the band Bridges I Burn.
Samuel Larsen Bio – Age, Childhood, and Education
Born Samuel Peter Acosta Larsen on the 28th August 1991 in San Francisco, California USA, he is the youngest child of Henrik Larsen and his wife, Lupe Acosta Larsen, of Danish and Mexican ancestry respectively. From an early age Samuel began showing interest in music, as he started playing drums, guitar, bass, and keyboards as well. He went to Murrieta Valley High School, from which he matriculated in 2009. During his high school years, Samuel was a part of the high school band 15 North, as a guitarist and a singer.
Samuel took his first steps towards becoming a professional musician in 2010, when he auditioned for the ninth season of the TV show “American Idol” – he reached Hollywood but didn’t make the semi-finals. After this, Samuel started doing some modeling work for Ashton Michael, the designer, and while doing thi, he befriended Skip Arnold, and they moved to Los Angeles and formed the band Bridges I Burn; meantime, Samuel also started making his way on “The Glee Project”.
Rise to Prominence
As he continued to work on his music, Samuel won “The Glee Project” and got the part of Joe Hart in the TV series “Glee”. This subsequently made him extremely popular, thanks to the success of the series – from 2012 to 2015, Samuel appeared in 25 episodes of the award-winning series, although the original deal was that he would appear in eight episodes. He received an SAG Award nomination, alongside other stars of the series. From there on, he continued to pursue acting and music in parallel, which further increased his exposure and popularity.
In 2015, he portrayed Uri in the comedy-drama film “The Breakup Girl”, while in 2016 he starred in the horror-thriller film “Recovery”, next to Kirby Bliss Blanton and James Landry Hebert. Most recently, he featured in the award-winning romantic drama film “After” and “After We Collided”, both in 2019, and appeared in the drama film “ism” (2019). He is also working on two films, “Kill Cam”, and “After We Collided”, both of which are in post-production.
To speak of his musical aspirations, Samuel has worked with the band Bridges I Burn and has also released music as a solo artist. His debut EP as a solo act was released in 2014, entitled “Vices”, while with the band he’s released five albums, with the debut coming out in 2012, “Pocket Love”. Their last release was in 2017, a single entitled “Blue”. In addition Samuel has worked with the band Palaye Royale, with whom he was on tour during 2017 and 2018.
Samuel Larsen Net Worth, Height, Weight, and Appearance
Samuel Larsen is a rising actor and singer and has already established a decent net worth with the projects on which he worked, both in music and on film in less than a decade. According to sources, Samuel Larsen’s net worth is estimated at over $3 million, as of early 2020.
Samuel Larsen is known for his height, standing 6ft (1.83m) tall, while he weighs around 155lbs ~ 70kgs. His vital statistics are unknown at the moment in the media, though he has a fit figure.
Samuel has green eyes, and is recognized for his long black hair.
Samuel Larsen Personal Life, Dating, Girlfriend, Gay
Samuel is very open about his life, but gay rumors haven’t skip him, however, those are just that, as Samuel has been in a few high-profile relationships since emerging as a music and acting star. Back in 2011, he started dating American actress, Scout Taylor-Compton, which lasted until 2013. For years, he remained single, but then in 2018, he started dating another actress, Vanessa Dubasso.
The two have often been seen at public events and they are sharing pictures of themselves on social media platforms, especially Instagram.
Samuel’s girlfriend Vanessa is a young actress and model, but has already made a name for herself. She is best known for her role in the TV sci-fi action-drama series “Legion” (2018-2019) and is now working on several projects, including the comedy film “Sallywood”, then the horror crime-drama film “A Dark Foe”, and the horror-thriller “Revenge Ride”, among others. According to sources, Vanessa Dubasso’s net worth is close to $1 million, as of early 2020.