Have you watched the famous TV series Grey’s Anatomy? With a charming personality and a bit nerdy character, the role of Dr. George O’Malley was brought to life by the talented actor T.R Knight. Today we are going to dig deep into his life to know everything about him. Aren’t you excited to know about his personal life? Is his rumor about being gay is true? What is his net worth? Well let’s find out, shall we?
Caption: Handsome T.R Knight
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Born as the son of father Wayne Knight and mother Shirley Knight, Theodore Raymond Knight aka T.R Knight was born on March 26, 1973, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. It was in his birthplace that he became familiar with theatrics. From the age of five, he involved with the Guthrie Theater.
Knight finished his early education from a local elementary-middle school Annunciation Catholic School from grade k-8. After finishing his high school from the ‘Academy of Holy Angels’, Knight enrolled at the University of Minnesota. After some time he dropped out of school and began his acting career from the Guthrie Theater.
Knight’s first role was when he was only five year old when he played Tiny Tim in the Guthrie Theater's annual production of A Christmas Carol. Eventually, Knight moved to New York City where he starred in the 2001 Broadway, Noises Off. Furthermore, Knight portrayed the role of Damis in ‘Tartuffe’. At the age of 30, he performed in another Broadway production of Scattergood.
Knight’s career breakthrough came along with the ABC medical drama Grey’s Anatomy.
Caption: Knight as Dr. George O'Malley in Grey's Anatomy
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He became a cast of Grey’s Anatomy in 2005 playing the role of Dr. George O’Malley. After a season, Knight took a gap and was announced to return again in season six. In the 2009 musical Parade, Knight starred as Leo Frank and in 2010, he returned to Broadway to star opposite Patrick Stewart in ‘A Life in the Theatre’. Besides Theatre and TV series, Knight appeared in movies like Last Request, 42 and Hello again
Knight has a typical height of 5 feet 8 inches and has a net worth of $3 million. Knight has a successful career in performing arts and has an equally interesting love life. Speaking of his sexual orientation, Knight came out to be Gay. For three years Knight and his companion Patrick B. Leahy had been good friends and on October 5, 2013, they married as a gay couple.
Caption: Knight with his partner Patrick B. Leahy
In a statement given to People’s magazine, Knight quotes, “guess there have been a few questions about my sexuality, and I’d like to quiet any unnecessary rumors that may be out there. While I prefer to keep my personal life private, I hope the fact that I’m gay isn’t the most interesting part of me”.
For his contribution to television shows and theatrics, Knight has been awarded several times in the past. With 8 nominations and two wins, Knight has been honored for his works. His both wins are the TV series Grey’s anatomy.
In 2002, Knight gave his debut performance in the movie ‘Garmento’ and since then he has appeared in 7 featured films. Besides movies, Knight has starred in 17 television series. His most famous works are from Grey’s Anatomy and Genius.
As a famous actor, Knight is active in social media. He loves to be in touch with his fans and followers. With 57k likes in Facebook and 485k followers on Instagram, he is quite popular among people.1 0
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