Do you know about the strong friendship between Glee star Lea Michele and Jonathan Groff? They met in 2006 for the love roles in Spring Awakening. From that year, they became best friends. Later on, he got famous and rich for his voice job in the Frozen movie franchise and his role on Mindhunter, Netflix series.
Talking about Jonathan Groff, he was an American singer and actor whose monthly salary is between 17.5K- 22.6K dollars.
Jonathan Groff Net Worth
The net wealth of Groff is around 5.5 million dollars in 2022. He earns about 250 thousand dollars per month. He has a prominent fortune from his singing and acting abilities.
Jonathan Groff Early Life and Education
Jonathan was born on 26 March 1985 in Pennsylvania to Jim and Julie Groff. His parents were athletes. However, they never imposed any burden on their kids to seek any specific profession. Jonathan was enthusiastic in arts and performed in many musicals in school days.
In 2003, he graduated from Conestoga Valley High School and planned to enroll in Carnegie Mellon University. However, the invitation to enter the nationwide trip of The Sound of Music revamped his life. Soon, he moved to New York to enter the industry.
Jonathan Groff Acting Career
In 2005, at the North Shore Music Theatre, Massachusetts, Jonathan appeared in a musical Fame and attained an Equity Association card. Then he made his debut on Broadway with the musical by Joseph Brooks.
From 2006 to 2008, he acted in the rock musical with Lea Michele. His execution earned him various award nominations. He was noticed in the ABC soap opera and rock musical Hair. In 2009, he debuted on big-screen with the comedy film Taking Woodstock.
In 2010, Jonathan guest-starred in the musical comedy-drama Glee with his best friend L. Michele. He made his West End debut with the play Deathtrap the same year.
He appeared as himself in the web series The Battery Down. He also appeared as Jase in the podcast musical 36 Questions.
He lent his voice to Kristoff, one of the lead characters in the Disney animated feature film Frozen, in 2013. The film became the highest-grossing animated film of all time and earned him several awards and nominations.
Later on, he came into HBO gay comedy series in 2014. He also did biographical war films and T.V. dramas during this period. Later, he appeared in the musical show, Hamilton,
In 2018, he played the leading role in the crime series Mindhunter. He was also seen in Kingdom Hearts III. Further, he lent his voice to the short film Frozen Adventure, and his upcoming film is Frozen 2.
Jonathan Groff Acting Credits
Jonathan Groff got many awards for social work and good acting. He got Primetime Emmy Awards for supporting actors in King George.
In 2020, he got the Behind the Voice Actors Award for Hamilton. In 2013, Best Male Lead for Vocal Performance in Frozen. He was a nominee for the Dorian Award in 2018.
Jonathan got T.V Performance of the Year – Actor for Mindhunter. He received Comedy Lead Actor for Looking In 2014. He also won a Grammy in 2016 for Best Musical Theater Album Hamilton and a lot more.
Jonathan Groff Parents and Siblings
Jonathan Groff’s mother Julie Groff was a P.E teacher, while his dad Jim Groff was a horse coach. Groff’s parents raised him with his older brother David in the farming community of Pennsylvania.
Jonathan Groff Relationship Status
Many people speculated that Lea and Groff are dating each other and will get married in some years. However, in reality, they never dated each other.
Later in 2009, Groff publicly declared that he is gay. After that, he dated Gavin Creel and Zachary Quinto. But since 2018, he is dating choreographer Corry Baker and maintains their private life secret.