Jared S. Gilmore is a famous American actor, who is perhaps best known for his role as Henry Mills in ABC’s “Once Upon a Time”. All you need to know about the young actor is outlined in the biography article below. Stay with us.
Early Life, Family, Educational Background
Jared Scott Gilmore and his twin sister Taylor Gilmore were born on 30 May 2000 under the zodiac sign of Gemini, in San Diego, California USA. He’s of White Caucasian ethnicity, and holds American nationality. Their parents raised Jared and his twin in their hometown.
Jared’s foray into entertainment was more coincidental than planned. When they were young, his sister, Taylor, showed a persistent interest in modeling and acting, so one day, their parents took Taylor to meet with an agent, taking Jared along too.
The agent they met also showed interest in Jared, so the Gilmore twins started together in showbiz. However, after a few years Taylor quit the entertainment industry, to focus more on horse riding, which was her passion at the time.
Jared remained active in the entertainment industry, however, initially modeling clothes and appearing in commercials. He developed a love for acting, and soon started landing auditions for various films and TV shows.
Regarding his educational background, Jared never had the chance to attend a regular school because of his already booming acting career. When he got older, he spent two years at the John Robert Powers Finishing School, where he received intensive training for his acting career.
Jared Scott Gilmore started his acting career at the age of eight. He made minor appearances in the TV shows “Without a Trace” as Matthew and “Eleventh Hour” as Owen, both in 2008.
Subsequently, he was cast as the younger version of Bill O’Reilly in the satirical “Talkshow With Spike Feresten”, which ran on Fox from 2008 through 2009.
Subsequently, he starred in an episode of “Roommates” (2009) as Graham, and later that year joined the American period drama series “Mad Men”, playing Bobby Draper, a role actors Maxwell Huckabee and Aaron Hart had previously filled.
He stayed on for a year, appearing in 19 episodes of the show, after which he left to pursue other interests.
Through 2010 and 2011, Jared appeared in TV shows such as “Hawthorne”, “Men of a Certain Age”, and “Wilfred”.
At the age of ten, Jared Gilmore landed the role that would become his most significant career win so far. He starred as Henry Daniel Mills in “Once Upon a Time”, a drama series that aired primarily on the ABC network. For the following eight years, Jared was dedicated to filming all seven seasons and over 140 episodes, making him a Hollywood star.
In his words, ‘entering the film industry at a young age helped me attain a level of professionalism that is extremely helpful in our world’.
So far in his career, Jared has won two awards: The Screen Actors Guild Award in 2009 for his role in “Mad Men”, and in 2012 the Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Series- Leading Young Actor in “Once Upon a Time”.
Jared has also spent some time in movie roles. He made his film debut in 2009 as Baby Bailiff in “Opposite Day”, and the following year played the minor role as Mona’s kid in “The Back-up Plan”. In 2010 and 2012, he starred in “A Nanny for Christmas” and “Overnight”, respectively, and played Shalio in the English dub of “Code Geass: Lelouch of the Resurrection” (2019).
In an interview with L. A Times, the actor hinted at pursuing a career in voice acting for video games and animated films.
Jared has loved gaming since he was a boy, but never took that career path seriously until 2019, when he signed with Overleague Watch as a streamer for team Atlanta Reign. A few months later, he quit and switched to Team Sky Foxes of the Overwatch Contenders, still using CowboyBeBAMF.
He’s also attained fame on Twitch, on which he streams video games with the handle Nightingale_Styx.
In 2015, Jared created his YouTube channel Nightingale_Styx, to share his progress on gaming and streaming. Although the channel has nearly 11,000 subscribers, the actor still hasn’t uploaded a video since its creation.
Personal Life, Relationship
Jared practically grew up in the public eye; however, he’s kept his family and personal life private despite his fame. His only public relationship, with Jessica, started sometime in 2019.
He shares snippets of forthcoming acting and gaming projects on his Instagram page (@therealjaredgilmore), which has over 500,000 followers.
Jared loves his pets, and currently lives with his dogs Cooper and Emma, a cat named Lily, and his rabbit, Benjalina. In a Mental Health Check interview, Jared shared that he got his cat Lily when his anxiety and depression were at their worst.
He and his girlfriend Jessica have always been comforted by their cat.
He lives with his girlfriend Jessica and their many pets.
Appearance, Clothing Style
Jared Gilmore stands at the height of 5ft 5ins (1.65m), and weighs about 134lbs (61kgs). He has short brown hair and a pair of brown eyes to match.
For red carpet events, you’re likely to find Jared in a suit, while he dresses more casually in shirts and pants for outings with friends and family.
Hobbies, Favorite Things, and Interesting Facts
- Jared Gilmore is an avid animal lover.
- During his leisure time, he likes playing video games with friends.
- He enjoys boating.
- Jared is a mental health advocate.
- The Gilmores are a family of horse riders.
Net Worth and Salary
As of late 2021, the 21-year old actor has a net worth estimated at $500,000, earned from his years of acting and streaming. Details of property owned by the actor and his family remain undisclosed to the public.