Who is Nick Sagar?
Nickolas Dewan Nick Sagar is an actor, perhaps best known for his roles in the popular TV series “Queen of South”, “Shadowhunters” and “The Haves and The Haves Not”. He was born under the Zodiac sign Capricorn on 7 January 1988 in London, England. As of 2021, he is 33 years old and holds British nationality. He is of mixed Guyanese and Jamaican origin. Currently, he resides in Los Angeles.
Early life and Family
Nothing is known about his parents. He has two brothers named Michael and Sean. From an early age, Nick was very physically active and continued to harbor this habit through his formative years, playing football and break dancing. Growing up, he wanted to become a doctor, but life had other plans and steered him into the entertainment business. At the age of 20, he moved to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career.
Regarding his education, he has not revealed any information.
Nick launched his career in 2009 with a minor role in the made-for-TV movie “Gunrush”, followed by a role in the short film “Just Like Family”. In 2010, he portrayed a security officer in the horror/thriller film “S.N.U.B” and made a one-episode appearance in the crime procedural series “NCSI: Los Angeles”.
In 2012 he booked the role as Marcell in the crime /thriller movie “Ill Manors”, opposite Ed Skrein and Riz Ahmed. After a two-year break, he returned to the screen playing Nathan in the short film “Wasteman Diaries”, followed by a guest appearance in the drama series “Holby City”.
In 2015, Nick landed the recurring role as Alex Broman in the comedy series “Hank Zipzer”, appearing in two episodes. Two years later, Nick was cast as Alonzo Loya in the crime drama series “Queen of the South”, an adaptation of the popular telenovela “La Reina del Sur” opposite Alicia Braga and Peter Gadiot. Nick portrayed the DEA agent and appeared in 26 episodes through the second and third season.
During the same year, he booked the role as Victor Aldertree in the supernatural drama series “Shadowhunters”, based on the book “The Mortal Instruments” by Cassandra Clare. The show opened to highly positive reviews, mostly from younger audiences who enjoy a mix of teen drama in the make-belief world crawling with shadow hunters, demons, and warlocks.
Nick starred in the second season, portraying Victor, the Clave diplomat who takes over the Shadowhunters Institute. Additionally, he guest appeared in an episode of the third season. The show, which ran for three seasons, garnered huge success and received numerous awards and nominations, while Nick gained the needed exposure and attention.
Additionally, he was cast Charles Frederickson in the Tyler Perry’s in the crime drama and soap opera entitled “The Haves and The Not Haves”, based on the eponymous play penned by Tyler.
Similar to many other Tyler’s projects, this show was a huge success, running for eight seasons from 2017 to 2021 on the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN).
Nick starred as one of the main characters, appearing from the fourth through the seventh season while being cast as the recurring character in the last season.
While some fans wondered why the show concluded with the eighth season- the reason is simple- the show’s ratings saw a colossal decline compared to the previous seasons, and Perry’s contract with OWN ended in 2019.
His other roles
In 2018 he switched from his usual roles and appeared in the Christmas romantic comedy “The Princess Switch”, playing Kevin Richards opposite Vanessa Hudgens and Sam Palladio. The following year, he portrayed Russel Rogers in two episodes of the popular adventure/drama series “Supergirl”, followed by his recurring role as Officer Ramirez in the series thriller series “Borrasca”.
In 2020 he reprised his role as Kevin in the sequel entitled “The Princess Switch: Switched Again”, yet again garnering success with his performance.
Latest Roles and Upcoming Projects
In 2021 he was cast as the recurring character Anderson Louis in the comedy-drama “Run the World”, created by Leigh Davenport. He appeared in four episodes opposite Amber West, Bresha Webb, and Corbin Reid. Talking to a media outlet, Nick expressed his jubilation over landing this gig and having the opportunity to be surrounded with such great actresses, he disclosed: “It’s female-driven. As soon as I saw it, I was like, ‘That is incredible.’ We need more of these stories. It’s very ethnically diverse, and it’s really nice to see these women in positions of power.”
The show, which was described as “giddy, gossipy, and gladdening”, garnered overwhelmingly positive reviews, holding a 100% on Rotten Tomatoes, so it does not surprise it was recently renewed for another season, which will premiere in 2022.
Regarding his upcoming projects, he is set to star in the third installment entitled “The Princess Switch 3”, which is expected to premiere around Christmas 2021.
Talking of his dating history, Nick dated the British pop-star, singer, and songwriter Alexandra Burke who came into public focus after winning the reality/competition series “The X Factor”. Nick is very secretive about his private life, and during his ten-year-spanning career, he has not been linked to many women. According to the latest reports, he is currently single.
What is his net worth?
As of 2021, his estimated net worth is around $1.2 million, which he has acquired through his acting career.
Given that his career is on the upward slope, it is believed that his popularity and affluence will grow in the future.
Physical stats and Hobbies
Nick is 5ft 10ins tall (180cm) and weighs around 149lbs (68kgs). His hair is black, and his eyes are brown.
His favorite form of self-care is going to the gym, meditating, and practicing martial arts, so it is not surprising he has a well-toned and muscular body physique. Nick is a proud and trained martial artist and fitness enthusiast. An interesting detail– Nick shot a fighting sequence for the grunge-indie band “Muse” that was used for their live performance.
While growing up, his celebrity crush was Britney Spears, and his favorite music video was “Hit Me Baby One More Time”. He also admitted that he had her posters in his room.
Nick is an avid animal lover who grew up with a lot of cats and resonates best with cats as they are all beautiful. He also has a Siberian husky and often posts photos of his dog with funny captions on his Instagram account.
In his free time, he likes to cook, especially plantains, while he also enjoys a warm cup of chamomile or peppermint tea with honey.
Nick is very active on his social media. His Instagram has nearly 150,000 followers, while his Twitter account has over 15,000 followers. He mostly posts photos from the gym, his current and upcoming projects.