Chris Colfer Gay, Boyfriend, Relationship- Interesting Facts Include

Updated On: 09 Jul, 2018

Chris Colfer Gay, Boyfriend, Relationship- Interesting Facts Include

American actor Chris Colfer is best acknowledged for his character portrayal of Kurt Hummel in the Fox 2009 comedy-drama, Glee. The role of Kurt as a fashionable gay countertenor earned him Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Miniseries or Television Film at the 2011 Golden Globe Awards. He also bagged three consecutive People's Choice Awards for Favorite Comedic TV Actor from 2013 till 2015.

Supports LGBTI Community; Confirmation Of Being Gay!

The 28-year-old actor portrays a gay character in the TV series. In an interview with The Advocate In October 2009, he hinted about being a gay. He also said that coming out was hard in high school.

But in November 2009, he confused the fans when he didn't address being an openly gay and claimed that opening about his private would make people hard to believe about his onscreen characters.

But during an interview for Entertainment Weekly in 2015, Chris confirmed his sexuality when he said,

"I always felt so respected by Cory, and I think being a young gay kid, I’ve never really felt respected very much by older straight types, I guess. "

He also admitted that playing the part of a gay could sink his career. He further told the magazine that playing a gay role was taboo for an artist of any age at that time. However, he later went to essay a gay character, which was well-received by the audiences.

Besides acting, Chris takes his time for some Philanthropic work as well. He is a coalition member of a social institution named Uprising of Love that supports the security and rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex (LGBTI) Russians.

What Is Chris's Relationship Status, Is He Dating Someone?

The Califonia native is rumored to be in a relationship with a guy named Will Sherrod. The pair is reportedly dating since early 2013.

Chris and his rumored partner accompanied each other at Screen Actor's Guild Awards in January 2013. The actor and his alleged lover were also spotted at Elton’s John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party on 24 February 2013.

The romantic pair were also snapped by the paparazzi while having lunch in West Hollywood in July 2013.

Chris Colfer (right) with boyfriend, Will Sherrod at West Hollywood, California on 4 July 2013 (Photo:

Chris posted his first Halloween picture with his alleged boyfriend on his Instagram on 28 October 2013.

The Glee actor is yet to make an official announcement about his private life and is yet to live a married life.

Facts About Chris Colfer To Know

  • He admitted that he could not reveal his sexuality during his high school due to the fear of the society. He also said that people were killed for coming out in his hometown. The actor shelled his identity for a while before confessing his real sexual preference. 

  • His younger sister, Hannah is a patient of Epilepsy. Due to the stress of her sister's ailment, Chris used acting as a method to avoid the stress. He also wrote revisionist fairy tales, The Land of Stories to escape the reality and complicated childhood, where he saw his sister in sickness and hospital.

  • The good looking guy on the big screen can charm any girl from his acting and physical appearances. Some of his female fans followers even want Chris to convert his sexuality.

Short Bio

Chris Colfer was born on 27 May 1990 in Clovis, California as per wiki. He was raised along with his younger sister, Hannah by his parents, Tim and Karyn Colfer. Chris stands at the height of 1.79 m (5’ 8”) and possesses a white ethnic group. He has Irish ancestry, and his birth sign is Gemini.