Who is Sean Faris?

Sean Hardy Faris was born on 25 March 1982 under the zodiac sign of Aries, in Houston, Texas USA, of British and German ancestry. He is a 39-year-old actor and producer, probably best recognized for landing the role of Jake Tyler in the martial arts film “Never Back Down” (2008), playing Kyo Kusanagi in the sci-fi martial arts film “The King Of Fighters” (2010), and featuring as Gabriel Holbrook in the Freeform teen drama mystery thriller series “Pretty Little Liars” (2013-2015).

How rich is he, as of now? Sean Faris Net Worth

As of mid-2021, Sean Faris’ net worth is estimated at over $500,000; earned through his successful career in the entertainment industry, working on more than 45 television and film titles since he launched his career in the early 2000s.

Early Life, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity

Sean Faris spent his early years in his hometown of Houston, where he was raised in a working-class family by his father, Warren Stephen Faris, and his mother, Katherine Irene Ann Faris (née Miller). Following their divorce, he moved with his mother to Cleveland, Ohio at the age of 12. He has a brother named Jeff Faris and a half-sister whose name is unknown. He holds American nationality and belongs to White Caucasian ethnic group.

Educational Background

Regarding his education, Sean Faris went to Barbizon Modeling and Acting School, located in Cleveland, Ohio, and even competed at the International Model and Talent Association in 1999.

He attended Padua Franciscan High School in Parma, Ohio, from which he matriculated in 2000. While in there, he was involved in various sports activities, playing basketball, baseball and soccer, and he was also a diver for the swim team. Upon matriculation, he moved to Los Angeles, California to pursue his career as an actor.

Career Beginnings

Sean Faris started his acting career in 2001, when he made his debut TV appearance as Darren in the MTV anthology series “Undressed”, after which came his feature film debut as Danny’s gunner in the Academy Award-winning romantic war drama film “Pearl Harbor”, alongside Ben Affleck, Josh Hartnett, and Kate Beckinsale; it was a huge commercials success with nearly $450 million grossed worldwide.

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During the same year, he featured as John Van Owen in the direct-to-video horror film “The Brotherhood II: Young Warlocks”, which was followed by his portrayal of Chris Reed in the 2002 made-for-TV musical drama film “House Blend”. He then made guest appearances in such TV series as “Smallville”, “One Tree Hill”, and “Boston Public”, to name a few.

Rise to Prominence

In 2004, Sean Faris took the role of Steve Phillips in Joe Nussbaum’s teen comedy film “Sleepover”, for which he received a Young Artist Award nomination for Best Performance in a Feature Film – Young Ensemble Cast, sharing it with other cast members. His first main role came later that year, when he was chosen to play Dino Whitman in the ABC teen drama series “Life As We Know It”; however, the series was canceled after a single season in 2005.

Later in 2005, he was cast as William Beardsley in the family comedy film “Yours, Mine & Ours”, and landed his next major role as Craig Brewster in the short-lived Fox drama series “Reunion”, which was also canceled in 2006 after only nine episodes, due to low ratings.

Two years later, Sean shared the screen with Amber Heard and Cam Gigandet in the martial arts film “Never Back Down”, in which he portrayed Jake Tyler. It was a moderate box office success that earned him an MTV Movie Award for Best Fight that he shared with Gigandet. He then featured as Rick Penning in the sports film “Forever Strong”, directed by Ryan Little and released in 2008 as well, and later that year he produced and starred as Josh in the short drama film “Manifest Destiny”.

Continued Success

In 2009, Sean Faris played Tom in the British sci-fi film “Ghost Machine”, alongside Luke Ford and Rachael Taylor, and then in 2010 had the part of Kyo Kusanagi in the sci-fi martial arts film “The King Of Fighters”. The same year, he featured as Gideon Thorpe in the made-for-TV drama film “The Wyoming Story” and landed the supporting role of Ben McKittrick in the highly popular supernatural teen drama TV series “The Vampire Diaries”, broadcast on The CW. It was followed by his portrayals of Ryan in the action film “Freerunner”, for which he also served as an executive producer, and Lucas Thomas in the CBS romantic film “The Lost Valentine”, next to Jennifer Love Hewitt and Betty White, both in 2011.

During the same year, he provided his voice to Jack Rourke in the racing video game “Need For Speed: The Run”. In 2012, Sean was cast as Mark Nagle in the ABC romantic family film “Christmas With Holly” and David Nash in the action thriller film “Stash House”.

Further Work

Between 2013 and 2015, Sean Faris took the recurring role of Gabriel Holbrook in the Freeform teen drama mystery thriller series “Pretty Little Liars”, developed by I. Marlene King and based on Sara Shepard’s novel series of the same title. Concurrently, he worked on other projects – in 2013, he produced and played Michael in the romantic drama film “Pursuit Of Love” and featured as Nick in the direct-to-video action crime film “Pawn”, directed by David A. Armstrong. In the next year, he landed one of the lead roles in “Supernatural: Bloodlines”, a spin-off from the CW series “Supernatural”, but the series wasn’t picked up.

He then produced and was cast as Samuel in the 2015 thriller film “Adulterers”, which was followed by his portrayals of Beck Merchant in the made-for-TV mystery film “Sandra Brown’s White Hot” and Potter in the action crime drama film “Female Fight Squad”, both in 2016.

Recent and Upcoming Projects

In 2017, Sean Faris starred in such roles as Jeff Bachmann in the comedy film “Surprise Me!”, and as Jack McGurn in the action crime film “Gangster Land”, alongside Milo Gibson and Jason Patric. During the same year, he also played Levi Troyer in the made-for-TV romantic drama film “An Uncommon Grace”, and Matthew Jones in another made-for-TV romantic film, entitled “Love Unplugged”, opposite Mischa Barton.

In 2018, he featured as Joe Peterson in the Hallmark Channel romantic film “A Veteran’s Christmas”, which was followed by his portrayals of Cam Brooks in Bo Brinkman’s drama film “The Bay House” and Michael in the drama film “I Am Not For Sale: The Fight To End Human Trafficking”, both in 2019. Most recently, Sean took the role of Vic in the 2020 romantic horror film “Algorithm: BLISS”, and it’s announced that he will appear in the upcoming family film “Barefoot Warriors”, which is currently under post-production.

Appearance and Vital Statistics

Sean Faris has long dark brown hair and dark brown eyes. He stands at a height of 6ft (1.83m), while his weight is around 165lbs (75kgs). Information about his vital statistics, biceps size, and shoe size isn’t available. He was also ranked No. 38 on the list ‘50 Sexiest Guys’ by the magazine Elle Girl.

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Personal Life

Sean Faris is a married man; his wife is actress Cherie Jimenez, famous for her work on “Banshee”, “Angie: Lost Girls”, and “Nova Vita”. After dating for a while, they became engaged in 2016, and eventually tied the knot during the 2017 Burning Man festivities, which lasted from 27 August to 4 September, announcing the news on 5 September. Their current residence is in Los Angeles.

Trivia

Sean is a certified PADI scuba diver, obtaining his certification in January 2014 while spending time in Kauai, Hawaii. He also competes in one-meter and three-meter diving.

Before pursuing his acting career, Sean applied to join the US Air Force but was rejected because of poor eyesight.

He doesn’t smoke, drink alcohol, and hates junk food.

He posed naked for the June 2008 issue of the UK Cosmopolitan magazine, to raise awareness of prostate cancer.

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