Grant Gustin Net Worth 2023: Biography, Career, and Personal Life
Early Life and Education
Thomas Grant Gustin, known as Grant Gustin, was born on January 14, 1990, in Norfolk, Virginia, to his mother, Tina Haney, a pediatric nurse, and father, Thomas Gustin, a college professor. Gustin attended the Governor’s School for the Arts program in Norfolk for musical theater during his high school years. He also participated in the Hurrah Players Incorporated, a Virginia-based theater organization. In 2008, Gustin graduated from Granby High School and went on to study in the BFA Music Theater Program at Elon University in North Carolina for two years. Actor Chris Wood has been a friend of Gustin’s since their college days.
Gustin’s first on-screen appearance was in the student film “Rain” (2004) while he was still in high school. The film, directed and produced by Neil Grochmal during his studies at Regent University, featured Gustin as a young mute who helps a man solve the mystery of his wife’s murder.
In 2010, Gustin left school to join the Broadway Revival Tour of “West Side Story” as Baby John. He performed with the tour until September 23, 2011. Gustin’s television debut came on November 8, 2011, as the openly gay Sebastian Smythe in the TV series “Glee.” He originally auditioned for a tap dancer role but was remembered by creator Ryan Murphy for the part of Sebastian.
Gustin’s performance in the “Glee” episode “Michael,” alongside Naya Rivera, led to their duet “Smooth Criminal” charting on the Billboard Hot 100, Digital Songs, and Canadian Hot 100 charts. In 2012, Gustin filmed the Lifetime network movie “A Mother’s Nightmare” and landed a significant role in the independent film “Affluenza.”
In 2013, Gustin was cast as Barry Allen in the second season of “Arrow,” which led to the creation of a standalone pilot for “The Flash.” The series premiered in 2014 and has since concluded its eighth season with a ninth and final season confirmed. Gustin has reprised his role as Barry Allen in other Arrowverse shows, including “Supergirl,” “Legends of Tomorrow,” and the web series “Vixen.”
In 2016, Gustin starred in William H. Macy’s film “Krystal,” which was released in 2018. In March 2020, Gustin was cast in “Operation Blue Eyes” as Barry Keenan.
Grant Gustin began dating Andrea “LA” Thoma in January 2016 after meeting at a dinner party. The couple announced their engagement in April 2017 and married on December 15, 2018. They welcomed their first child, a daughter, in 2021.
Grant Gustin Net Worth
As of 2023, Grant Gustin’s net worth is estimated at $5 million. The American actor and singer is best known for his roles as Barry Allen / The Flash in The CW’s “The Flash” and Sebastian Smythe in the Fox series “Glee.” Gustin’s successful acting career has earned him awards from the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films and a Teen Choice Award for his role in “The Flash.”