Blake Jenner Biography

Updated On Feb 19, 2019 Published On Nov 20, 2015
Facts of Blake Jenner
Date of Birth: 1992 , August-27
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
Name Blake Jenner
Birth Name Blake Alexander Jenner
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Miami, Florida, United States
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor and Singer
Net Worth $1.5 million
Affair with Maria Correa
Married Yes but divorced
Married to Melissa Benoist (m. 2013 or 2015;[a] div. 2017)
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Blake Jenner, aka. Blake Alexander Jenner, is an American actor and singer. He is popular for portraying his role in the television series Glee. He has appeared in movies like Everybody Wants Some!! (2016), The Edge of Seventeen (2016) and American Animals (2018).

Bio: Childhood, Parents, & Education

Blake was born on August 27, 1992, in Miami, Florida, to father Richard Vernon Jenner and mother Mitzy. He is the youngest son of his parents he has three older brothers. He is an American and is of white ethnicity.

Interested in music from a young age, Blake started playing drums at a pretty young age of nine. Later, he joined Felix Varela High School, where he became the part of the school's drama society Troupe 6162. Likewise, there he also got involved in varsity football and wrestling.

Eventually, he began participating in stage dramas at the Roxy Performing Arts Center. Moreover, he also became a member of Impromedy, which is a sketch comedy group located in Miami.

Love Affairs & Girlfriend

Jenner was once in a relationship with his high school sweetheart called Maria Correa. Maria Correa moved from her hometown for the sake of her love and lived with him in Los Angeles.

They remained together for three years before splitting up.

Marriage & Divorce With Wife Melissa Benoist

In 2012, Jenner began a love affair with his co-star in the television series Glee, Melissa Benoist. Melissa is an American actress and singer.

In July 2013, they got engaged but it was only confirmed in December 2013. After spending four years together, they got married in March 2015.

Well, after years of being married, his wife filed for divorce in late December 2016, claiming irreconcilable differences as the reason for their divorce. Their divorce was finalized in December 2017.

Net Worth in 2019

He is earning a massive salary and his net worth is $1.5 million.

Blake Jenner facts on timeline

Born in Miami, Florida, USA

August 27 , 1992

He was born in Miami, Florida, United States. He was born to an American father and Cuban mother. He is youngest son of his parents he has three older brothers. He is an American and is of white ethnicity.

Began dating Melissa Benoist

2012

After split up with Maria Correa his high school sweet heart, Jenner was having love affair with his co-star in the television series Glee, Melissa Benoist in 2012. Melissa is an American actress and singer. 

Engaged with Melissa Benoist

2013

In July, it was reported that Blake Jenner got engaged to Melissa Benoist after having romantic affair for one year. But officially it was only confirmed in December 2013 that they are engaged. The couple is very happy with each other.

Married to Melissa Benoist

2015

After spending four years of together they finally decided to tie in knot. They got married in March 2015. They both are happy to be each other loving spouse and there is no any sign of getting them divorced.

Won Teen Choice Awards

2013

Teen Choice Awards is a prestigious award and everyone really feels honored if they win this award. Jenner also got that honored, he won this award in 2013 and that was for Choice TV Breakout Star for series Glee.

Began his career in acting

2010

After graduating from high school he began his acting career in 2010. His first appearance was in the short film Fresh 2 Death as role of Conor. He is popular in the world for portraying his role in the television series Glee.