“Determination gives you the resolve to keep going in spite of the roadblocks that lay before you,” – Dennis Waitley.
This wise saying superbly summaries the life story of American and Chicago Fire actor Charlie Barnett. Despite having been brought up by adoptive parents, that has not stopped his star from shining brightly. He has also managed to raise his net worth to the level of most of his peers in the industry.
Charlie Barnett is an American actor. He is famous for not only being on the big screen but also guest-starring in television shows. He has worked both in Television series and films. Charlie is also one actor who has demonstrated great acting abilities. He has a great love for sailing, thanks to having spent his first seven years on a sailboat. He is also known to have a great love for classic cars. His other passion is in musical theater, something he began doing while very young.
Wiki, Biography: How old is Charlie Barnett?
The Chicago Fire star birthdate is on 4th February 1988 in Sarasota, Florida. Charlie Barnett age is currently 30 years. Very few details are known about his family. However, Charlie Barnett is an adopted child, same as his sister. His father is a boat-builder from Minnesota. His mother who is Swedish is a former Mormon. Charlie’s father and mother are said to have met and gotten married in Minnesota.
Charlie was raised in a sailboat in Florida for the first seven years of his life. His parents had a journey of sailing down Mississippi. At Sarasota, Florida, they ran out of money. All that had been left then was eight dollars for beer and dog food. They then lived in a house for a short while before finally ending up in a boat.
When interviewed about his experience of living in a boat, this was Charlie Barnett’s response: “It’s not strange in Florida actually – a lot of people live on boats. It was a 37ft sailboat and it was awesome. When I later went to college I was trying my hardest to find a cheap boat I could live on because it’s so awesome; you get really cold at night sometimes but it’s an experience. I love living like that. Anyway, we lived on the boat until I was seven or eight, then we moved into a house.”
This widely acclaimed actor is a graduate of Booker High School. He also studied and graduated from the Juilliard School drama program in 2010.
He is a great fan of the American baseball team White Sox as well as professional American football team Chicago Bears.
Having been relieved of his role in the Chicago Fire, the vibrant actor has retreated to his home in North Carolina. Here he stays with his mother and sister running their own family restaurant.
Career and Early Life
It is amazing this celebrated artist was able to discover theater at an early age of six. It was then that he started performing in musicals and operas. The pursuit of his career has seen him live in New York City, Los Angeles, and Chicago.
The one man that Charlie attributes the start of his career is Dick Wolf, a crew member in the Chicago Fire. According to Charlie Barnett, Dick Wolf gave him the first opportunity to serve immediately after High school. It was Dick who gave him a role in movies Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and Law &Order: Criminal Intent. Although the two got separated for a while, they later reconnected at Chicago Fire.
He took a great part in the Carnegie Mellon Musical Theater Summer Program. Charlie Barnett has done supporting roles in the movie “Men in Black”. He has also featured in “Gayby,” which premiered at the South by Southwest Film Festival this year.
Other shows where Charlie Barnett has made appearances in include The Happy Sad (a tangled love story), Chicago Fire (2012-2015), and Private Romeo (a modern take on Romeo and Juliet).
Body Measurements: Height and Weight
Charlie Barnett has a height of 185cm. His weight is 78 kilos.
Charlie Barnett Dating Girlfriend or Married?
A number of celebrities have chosen to keep their personal lives completely away from the public. Their efforts have, however, increased their fans curiosity. Most of the fans would like to know about their celebrities dating, girlfriends, whether they are married or not. One of such celebrities is Charlie Barnett. He has kept a very low profile of his personal life.
The celebrated actor has hardly addressed his relationship status. As a result, at times there are even rumors that he might be gay. However, nobody has been able to prove this speculation. It may be that he is concentrating on his career or he simply does not want his private life in the public. For now, he is deemed to be single, maybe until any information of him dating surfaces.
Charlie Barnett Net Worth
Despite having featured in so many shows and becoming quite popular, Charlie Barnett’s net worth is not fully known. He is said to own an apartment in New York City, United States. However, a report on the Chicago Fire cast net worth places him at around &1 million.