Sterling Knight Biography
Sterling Sandmann Knight is an American actor, singer, and dancer. He is known for his role as Chad Dylan Cooper in the Disney Channel sitcom Sonny with a chance and its spinoff So Random!, Zander Carlson in Melissa & Joey, and Christopher Wilde in the Disney Channel Original Movie starstruck.
How old is Sterling Knight? – Age
The American actor is 32 years old as of 5th March 2021. He was born in 1989 in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, United States.
Who are Sterling Knight Parents? – Father and mother
The American actor has not shared details about his father or mother. He enjoys his family life private just like that. The actor was well raised by his parents.
Sterling Knight Siblings
The actor has two siblings. He has a sister, Samantha Scarlett, and a brother, Spencer Shuga. They were well raised together with support from their parents.
Sterling Knight Hobby
The actor enjoys making music, playing the guitar and singing, even releasing music from time to time. He is reported to be a part of a band called Connecting Channels, though it is not known if the band is still together.
Is Sterling Knight in a Relationship? – Spouse
Yes, the American actor is in love. He is engaged to actress Ayla Kell whom he met on the set of “Melissa & Joey” in 2014. The two dated for four years before becoming engaged. She is known for her work in the ABC show entitled “Make It or Break It” in which she played Payson Keeler. The pair are madly in love with each other and soon they will announce their wedding date. The couple has no children yet.
Sterling Knight Career
The American actor began his career on stage in local productions. He made his acting debut in minor roles in Calm, Career Day, and Hi-Jinks. Knight’s first role with Disney was in an episode of Hannah Montana, playing Lilly’s boyfriend Lucas, in 2007. Later in the year, the actor also appeared in two episodes of The closer. In 2008, he appeared in Out of Jimmy’s Head and Grey’s Anatomy.
In 2009, the actor played the role of Chad Dylan Cooper, an egotistical and self-centered cast member of Mackenzie Falls and self-proclaimed Hollywood legend in Sonny with a Chance. He made his film debut in 17 Again playing Alex O’Donnell, Matthew Perry/ Zac Efron’s son who was abused by his sister’s boyfriend.
In 2010, the actor played teen heart-throb Christopher Wilde in the Disney Channel Original Movie(DCOM) Starstruck. According to comments made by Knight on Twitter, because he joined the cast so late, he only sang one song on the soundtrack, the opening song. His character’s remaining songs were sung by Drew Ryan Scott. Knight’s next project was the movie Elle: A Mordern Cinderella Tale with Ashlee Hewitt. He plays Ty Parker, a singer/songwriter who’s looking for a change in his music and then finds a girl recording in a studio and when she leaves him he goes on a journey to find her. The movie was released in April 2010.
In 2011, Knight returned to be in the Sonny with a Chance spinoff sketch comedy series So Random!. His recurring characters on So Random! included Possibly Sarcastic Skip, Dwayne Platowski, and Jimmy Sparrow and his impressions included RalphFiennes, Lucas Cruikshank (as Fred), Taylor Lautner (as Jacob Black), and Justin Bieber. The show was cancelled after one season.
In 2012, the actor starred as Shane Seedwell in the action thriller film Transit co-starring Jim Caviezel and Elisabeth Rohm. As of 2013 he is appearing as a guest star on Melissa & Joey as Lennox’s boyfriend and later fiancé Zander. He returned for the 4th and final season in 2014. In 2014, he starred as Billy in The Hotwives of Orlando, a Hulu original series.
In 2015, the actor starred as Chris in the action crime drama film Landmine Goes Click. In 2016, he guest-starred in two episodes of NBC series Crowded, where he played the love interest of Miranda Cosgrove’s character. In 2017, he starred as Cameron Fullbright in the go90 comedy series In the Rough. He had a supporting role in the movie Different Flowers. He played the role of Philip in the sci-fi drama The Man from Earth: Holocene.
Sterling Knight Net worth
The American actor has an estimated net worth of around $2 million dollars as of 2021.