Isaiah Stannard is an American actor who identifies himself as transgender. He has appeared in many movies and TV series and is mostly known for his work in Good Girls, Brad’s Status, Party Dress, & others.
As a transgender, Stannard has not only established himself as a successful actor but has also inspired many to pursue their dream despite their sexual orientation. Well, his professional life has been an open book but what about his love life? So, is he married or dating anyone?
In this article, we are going to explore some interesting facts about his career, love life, gender, & much more. Let’s begin.
Isaiah Stannard Bio, Parents
American actor Isaiah was born on October 1, 2004, in New York City, New York, USA. He is the son of father Warren Marsh, and mother Kristin Johansen.
While his father is a Senior Editor at Springer, New York, his mother is an actress, director, and producer as well. In fact, she has even appeared in a few projects along with her son, which also includes Good Girls.
Talking of Isaiah’s relationship with his parents, he is very close to not only his mom but also his dad. He often shares photos of his mom on his Instagram, which reflects his love for her.
Isaiah Stannard Gender: He Is A Transgender
Eversince, Isaiah made it into the entertainment industry, there have been questions about his gender & sexual orientation. Well, though he was born as a female, Stannard currently identifies himself as a transgender boy. Assigned female at birth, he was named Izzy.
He first came out as a trans at the age of 12. However, as per his mother, Isaiah had earlier stated that he was gay before finally confirming he was rather transgender. Kristin and Isaiah even talked on the matter exclusively, where she recalled the first time her son came out. Talking to her son, she said,
Isaiah first came out as gay. Then about a year later, you were like, ‘You know what? I think I’m trans actually.’ And I was like, ‘Cool.’ It wasn’t a surprise, I’d say.
Stannard Has Appeared In Many Movies & TV Series
Like we said earlier, Isaiah is a successful actor and has already appeared in numerous movies and TV series. He made his debut as an actor back in 2015, where he appeared in a short movie named Star Stuff: A Story of Carl Sagan.
Later in 2017, he appeared in Brad’s Status, where he portrayed a character named Tween One. This was followed by his appearance in another short movie Party Dress, where he played Harper Klein.
His first breakthrough role came in 2018, where he appeared as Ben Marks in the TV series Good Girls. This has so far been his longest-running TV series and the one that gained him both fame and fortune.
Further, he also appeared in an episode of TV series named Generation in 2021.
Creators Of Good Girls’ Changed Ben Marks’ Storyline After Learning Isaiah Was A Transgender
Though the creators of the Good Girl had not intended to portray the character of Ben Mark, played by Isaiah, as a trans, they tweaked the storyline after learning he was a transgender.
As per the reporters, Jenna, who is the creator of the show didn’t know Isaiah was a trans for a long time. However, after learning about his gender, the writers of the show worked closely with GLAAD, so as to tell the story of a gender-nonconforming character. To those who are unaware GLAAD is an American media monitoring organization run by the LGBTQ+ community.
In the series, he initially plays a girl named Sadie Marks but eventually portrays transgender boy Ben Marks, which was after a change in the storyline.
Is Isaiah Stannard Dating A Girlfriend?
With all the fame he has achieved, there have been constant questions on whether he is seeing anyone. Well, the fact is, Isaiah is single and not dating a girlfriend at present. Also, he does not seem to be looking for a romantic partner at present.
Apparently, he is much more focused on his professional life. In fact, most of his Instagram posts are about his works. That said, we would love to see him with a perfect partner of his choice.
His Mother Is a Successful Actress
Like Isaiah, his mother Kristin Johansen is also a successful actress. She has appeared in dozen of movies and TV series over the years. As per the reports, she made her debut as an actress back in 1996 in the movie The Mouse.
Following this, she appeared in the New York Waiting, where she played a character of a Diner waitress. Moreover, she has also appeared in an episode of Good Girl along with her son. In the series, she portrayed a character named Cherisse.
Some of her other works include Sweet, Sweet Lonely Girl, Winstead Women, Parallel, & others.
How Much Is His Net Worth?
Isaiah has been professionally acting since 2015. Thus, there is no doubt that he has amassed a decent fortune. But what exactly is his net worth? Well, though he has not revealed the exact sum of his wealth, some sources estimate that he has over $50,000 in net worth.
He Is Very Active On Social Media
Like any other actor, Isaiah Stannard seems to be a big fan of social media. He is not only on Instagram but also on Twitter. As of 2022, he has already amassed over 192k followers on his Instagram. On his Twitter, he has over 632 followers.
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On both platforms, he pretty much gives insight into his personal and professional life.