Casey Cott is an American actor probably best known for playing Kevin Keller on The CW series Riverdale. He joined the series in 2017 as a recurring cast and became a series regular in the second season. He plays an openly gay high school student in the series, the first of its kind in the history of Archie Comics, which eventually made him popular in America. His other acting credits include a guest appearance in the CBS police procedural drama series, Instinct, as Dino Moretti and reprised his role as Kevin Keller in the comedy-drama series, Katy Keene. As of 2022, Casey Cott has a net worth of $3 million dollars.
Casey Cott Biography
Casey Cott was born on the 8th of August 1992, in Michigan, United States of America. He is currently 30 years old
|Birth Name||Casey Morton Cott|
|Date of Birth||August 8, 1992|
|Place of Birth||Michigan, U.S.|
|Age||30 years old|
|Residence||New York City, New York, U.S.|
Family and Education
Casey Cott was born in the middle of three children of parents, Rick Cott, an investment manager and former fighter pilot in the Air Force, and Lori Cott (née Morton). He has two siblings, an older brother, Carly Cott, a Broadway actor, and a younger sister named Corey Cott, who works as a partner operations coordinator at Bionic Solution.
Cott had spent most of her early life in Chagrin Falls, Ohio, where he attended Chagrin Falls High School. He then enrolled at Boston University and after spending two years there, he decided to pursue theatre and transferred to Carnegie Mellon School of Drama in New York to study acting. He graduated from acting school in 2016.
Casey Cott Wife
Casey got married to his longtime girlfriend, Nichola Basara, on December 18, 2021.
He dated actress Stephanie Styles back in 2017 but they broke up shortly after.
|Height||Feet – 6 feet|
Centimeters – 183 cm
Meters – 1.83 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 80 kg|
Pounds – 176 lbs
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Distinctive Features||Chiseled jawline|
Casey Cott made his feature film debut in the 2019 movie “All the Little Things We Kill,” playing the supporting role of Trever Olsson. The film revolves around a college professor who takes her student hostage to force the passage of a bill that bans semi-automatic weapons.
In 2017, Casey was cast as Lucas Hale in an episode of the NBC crime-drama series, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
Casey Cott’s first breakthrough role was Kevin Keller on the CW drama series Riverdale, a TV adaptation of the Archie Comics universe. In fact, he didn’t audition for this role in the first place.
He originally auditioned for the role of Archie Andrews, which is now played by KJ Apa, and then auditioned for the part of Jughead Jones (played by Cole Sprouse). After that, he went for Kevin and ultimately won the part.
He’s critically acclaimed for his portrayal of a gay high school student in the series. As a result, his character was promoted to a series regular for the second season, which was originally a recurring part. Other stars of the series include KJ Apa, Lili Reinhart, Camila Mendes, Cole Sprouse, Vanessa Morgan, Luke Perry, Madelaine Petsch, Marisol Nichols, Ashleigh Murray, and many others.
Casey Cott Favorite Things
- Food – Peanut Butter, Buffalo Chicken, Quaker Steak, and Salmon Fish
- Movie – Catch Me if You Can (2002)
- Riverdale Characters – Archie, Betty and Mrs. Cooper
- Milkshake – Peanut Butter
- Color – Green
- New York City Restaurant – Jean Georges in Central Park West
- Book – Harry Potter
Casey Cott Net Worth
Though Casey’s exact net worth is not disclosed to the public, sources familiar with the matter, have estimated him to be worth around $3 million. That includes a hefty $55,000 paycheck for every episode of the series he acts. Apart from his lucrative acting remuneration, Casey has an impressive social media following with millions of people following him on various social media platforms.
These days, social media is also a money-making platform, and having said that, he earns a handsome amount of money for every sponsored post.
Social Media Presence
Talking about Casey’s online popularity, he’s nothing short of overwhelming. He has an impressive social resume with over 5 million Instagram followers, which is full of photos from his everyday life, partying with friends and family, and working pics from the projects he signed in.
He’s got over 1.2 million followers on Twitter and nearly 21,000 followers on Facebook.
Casey Cott Facts
He is the younger brother of leading Broadway actor Corey Cott who starred in the Disney stage musical, Newsies.
Casey has been into acting since he was aware of it. He began playing in school productions and went on to act in local theaters in Ohio. Some of his stage credits include Romeo and Juliet and Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson.
He took acting seriously while attending Boston University where he performed in a number of university theater productions as well as in the local theatre productions.
He played Moses in the DreamWorks Theatricals production of the animated film The Prince of Egypt.
In 2014, he appeared in the play Parade at the New Hazlett Theater in Pittsburgh, where he starred alongside several of his Carnegie Mellon classmates.
The casting agents of the TV show Riverdale discovered him while he was performing in one of the plays at Carnegie Mellon School of Drama.
He is the same age as his younger sister despite not being twins.
Casey did a photoshoot with Broadway star Sutton Foster in 2015.