Damon J. Gillespie is an American actor, dancer, and singer, best known for his works in the TV series Rise, Inside Amy Schumer and Empire. The actor is also a well-known stage actor and came into limelight after his exceptional work in the American musical comedy-drama film, Newsies.
The American actor was born on March 29, 1994, in the United States. Talking about is parents, he is the son of mother Tonya and as for father, the information is currently unavailable.
Gillespie belongs to American nationality and multi-racial person, as his father is Italian and mother is Portuguese. His birth sign is Aries.
As for education, he graduated from Chattanooga High School Center for the Creative Arts. Moreover, he attended Roosevelt University Chicago College of Performing Arts.
During his time at University, Damon wrote his first play, Morse Code and played in the university. In addition, he signed a contract with Gray Talent Group Inc. in 2013.
The American actor has been in an intimate relationship with YouTuber Grace Aki since 2014. He shared a lot of pictures of him being with his girlfriend on his social media.
After a long relationship of three years, Damon proposed his girlfriend with the intention of taking the relationship to a higher level, on the set of TV series Rise on December 19, 2017. Following then, Aki announced their engagement on the New Year of 2018. Although it has been more than a year, the couple is not married yet.
With the professional career over five years, Gillespie appeared in several TV series. He must have accumulated a decent amount of net worth, which could at least $1 million.
The average salary of an actor in the USA is $50,110 according to PayScale. Being one of the popular actors, the wage of Damon must be higher than the average income.
The American actor moved to New York after studying for two years in University in 2014. He made a professional debut in the first broadway performance in July 2014. He played the role of Buttons in the Disney’s show Newsies during broadway.
Following then, he appeared in Girl You Don’t Need Makeup episode of Inside Amy Schumer. In addition, he also played in Disney’s Musica Broadway show, Aladdin.
One of the popular TV series, he worked in was Empire which released in 2015. He starred alongside popular celebrities such as Terrence Howard, Jussie Smollett, Danny Strong, Nicole Ari Parker, Grace Byers, and Chet Hanks.
In addition, Damon is preparing to release his debut album Aspire to Inspire.
Damon J. Gillespie is an American dancer, actor, musician, and acrobat, best known for the TV series Rise, Empire and Inside Amy Schumer.
He has a mother Tonya as a parent.
Damon J. Gillespie is 5 feet 8 inches or 1.73 meters tall.
Damon J. Gillespie is 25 years old.
The net worth of Damon J. Gillespie is still under review.