Socratis Otto is an Australian actor known for his roles in shows like Young Lions and Home and Away. He is also widely known for the transgender character, Maxine Conway, for the series Wentworth.
Socratis Otto: Early Life, Bio, Wiki, and Education
Socratis Otto was born on May 5, 1970, in Sydney, New South Wales in Australia. He was born and raised there.
He was born into a Greek family. His parents were the first generation to migrate to Australia from Greece.
Otto has not revealed much about parents or his siblings.
Socratis attended and graduated from the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) in 2000. He earned his degree in Performing Arts (acting).
Prior to getting his degree in acting, he got his degree in creative writing and literature.
How old is Socratis Otto?
Socratis Otto’s age is 49, as of 2019.
Personal Life: Girlfriend, Rumors
Though he doesn’t often post pictures of himself with many celebrities, he is pretty private about his personal life.
After his role as a transgender woman in the show, Wentworth, many people speculated about his sexual orientation to which he clarified as being straight.
Although he has not disclosed his past relationships, many of his fans believed him to be dating his Wentworth co-star, Danielle Cormack.
The rumor started after he posted a picture of him and the actress wearing the same turquoise hoodie. The Australian actor denied the rumors stating that they were just friends.
How tall is Socratis Otto?
Socratis Otto has a towering height of 6 feet 1 inch (1.85m).
Socratis Otto ‘s Career
Otto began his career as an actor through Sydney Theatre Company’s play Salt in 2001.
The same year, he guest-starred in Australian children show, Outsiders which led to him being cast in the drama series Young Lions in 2002. He played the lead character of Justin Carmody.
Otto also briefly appeared in the blockbuster movie, The Matrix Reloaded, which stars Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss. He also made a short appearance on the blockbuster movie, X-Men Origins: Wolverine in 2009. The movie features top actors like Hugh Jackman and Ryan Reynolds.
In 2010, he appeared in series, Dance Academy and in Home and Away in 2011.
In 2014, he joined the show Wentworth as a trans woman, Maxine Conway. He played the role for three years till 2017. As of 2019, he has been involved in about 35 projects since his acting career.
Net Worth of Socratis Otto
Socratis Otto has been very active throughout his career as an actor. He has an estimated net worth of $1 million, as of 2019.
Otto’s 2014 movie, I, Frankenstein, collected $71.2 million in the box office worldwide.
According to sources, an actor earns an average of USD $21.2 per hour in Australia which converts to an average of USD $183,000 annually.