Luke Grimes Biography, Age, Wiki, Family, Height, Wife, Net Worth, Facts

Luke Grimes is an American actor who played United States Navy SEAL Marc Lee, who was killed in action in 2006, in American Sniper. He also starred as Elliot in the film Fifty Shades of Grey, and its sequels, Fifty Shades Darker and Fifty Shades Freed. So, who is Luke Grimes? Here’s everything we know about the actor.

Luke Grimes Biography

Birth NameLuke Timothy Grimes
Date of BirthJanuary 21, 1984
Place of BirthDayton, Ohio, U.S.
Age38 years old
Sun SignAquarius
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseBianca Rodrigues


  • Father – Randy Grimes
  • Mother – Angie Barker
  • Siblings – He has three siblings.


Grimes attended Dayton Christian High School and graduated high school in 2002. He moved to New York City to study acting at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.

Luke Grimes Personal Life

Grimes has been married to his wife Bianca Rodrigues since 2018.

Physical Statistics

HeightFeet – 6 feet
Centimeters – 183 cm
Meters – 1.83 m
WeightKilograms – 72 kg
Pounds – 158 lbs
Body BuildAthletic
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorLight Brown
Distinctive Features Tall frame

Acting Career

Film Debut

Luke Grimes earned his first acting credits as Jake in Jonathan Levine’s horror film, ‘ All the Boys Love Mandy Lane’ in 2006. The film had actors Amber Heard, Michael Welch, Whitney Able, and Anson Mount in the lead roles.

Television Debut

Luke played Ryan Lafferty on ABC’s sitcom ‘Brothers and Sisters’ from 2009 to 2010 in a total of 35 episodes.

Famous For

His portrayal of Ryan Lafferty, the illegitimate son of William Walker in the ABC drama Brothers & Sisters.

Grimes’s performance in the film American Sniper earned him a lot of fame and recognition. He played United States Navy SEAL Marc Lee, who was killed in action in 2006.

Playing  Elliot, in the film Fifty Shades of Grey (2015), and its sequels, Fifty Shades Darker (2017) and Fifty Shades Freed (2018).

Luke Grimes Net Worth

As of 2024, Luke Grimes has a net worth of $500 thousand.


Luke is the youngest of four children in a very religious family.

He moved to New York City to try his luck in acting where he studied drama at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.

Initially, he was picked up to play supporting roles in films until his breakthrough role came with the  ABC drama ‘Brothers & Sisters’.

He played James in ‘True Blood’ for six episodes during the show’s sixth season.

Grimes auditioned for the title role in CBS’ miniseries Elvis, but the role went to Jonathan Rhys Meyers.

He played Teddy in Antoine Fuqua’s western action film, ‘The Magnificent Seven’ in 2016.

In 2018, she was cast to play the role of Kayce Dutton in the TV series Yellowstone alongside the likes of actors Kevin Costner, Kelly Reilly, Wes Bentley, Cole Hauser, and Kelsey Asbille.