Luke Macfarlane is the professional name of Thomas Luke Macfarlane who is a Canadian actor and musician. He is famous for portraying the role of Scotty Wandell in the television series, Brothers & Sisters that broadcast on ABC television drama.
Luke Macfarlane was born as Thomas Luke Macfarlane on January 19, 1980, and is currently 38 years old. He was born to father, Thomas MacFarlane; director of student health services at the University of Western Ontario and mother, Penny MacFarlane; a mental health nurse at London hospital. Regarding his ethnicity, Luke is white and holds a Canadian nationality.
He has one older sister Rebecca and a twin sister Ruth with whom he used to attend London Central Secondary School. Luke MacFarlane enrolled at Lester B. Pearson School of Arts and pursued his degree in acting from Juilliard acting school.
Luke Macfarlane who performed in different stage shows and theaters professionally started his acting career playing a supporting role in the TV series, Over There as Pvt. Frank 'Dim' Dumphy and Tanner on Tanner, starring Carl Bernstein and Orly Shani's husband Michael Murphy. Before appearing in television series, Luke Macfarlane performed in different stage shows and theaters.
His outstanding performance grabbed the attention of a lot of people which took off Luke Macfarlane's career leading him to feature in 2009 TV mini-series Iron Road where he appeared in a lead role. Later,Macfarlane appeared in Brother & Sister, starring Rachel Griffiths, in the role of Scotty Wandell which earned him wide recognition and got him in the limelight.
Further, Luke's success as a television star eventually got him a chance to feature in Hollywood movies. Luke Macfarlane debuted in the movie as Bruce Kinsey with 2004 drama Kinsey, featuring Liam Neeson and Laura Linney. Following this, he appeared in the movies like Recalled, Trapped Ashes, and Erection.
Besides, his acting career, Luke Macfarlane is also a singer and is the former lead singer and songwriter for the band, Fellow Nameless which was created during his High School days. They have produced one underground album with half studio and half live CD album. So far, they have released ten songs; however, none of the songs could meet their expectation regarding success.
Talking about his personal life, Luke Macfarlane who was speculated to be gay for several years recently opened up about his sexuality. In an interview with Globe and Mail, he confirmed he is gay and expressed his fear that his sexual orientation may negatively affect his professional career.
Well, he was previously in a relationship with American Wrestler Chad Slivenski. Besides, he also dated actors like Wentworth Miller, T. R. Knight, and Charlie David in the past. Well, at present he is single and rather focusing on his career rather than indulging in love affairs.
Having featured in several movies and television series Luke is definitely sound when his economic aspect is concerned. Through Luke's diligent performance and success as an actor, he earns all the physical possession and is enjoying a luxurious life. As of 2019, Luke Macfarlane' net worth is estimated to be around $3 Million. According to some sources Luke MacFarlane is said to have received an annual salary of $352,941.