- Jack Falahee was born on 20th February 1989.
- His birth name is John Ryan Falahee.
- Jack was speculated to be gay after his acting of a gay character in How to Get Away with Murder.
- He stands 5 ft 10 inches or 178 cm tall.
American actor and singer Jack Falahee is prominent for his portrayal of Connor Walsh on ABC legal drama series How to Get Away with Murder. Moreover, he is also known for his role as Frank Stringfellow on PBS series Mercy Street.
Besides his acting, Falahee has also been in the limelight for his sexuality. After his portrayal of a gay character on the ABC series, lots of his fans speculated him to be homosexual in real life too. But, is Falahee gay? Let’s find out.
Childhood and Education
Actor Falahee was born as John Ryan Falahee to a doctor father and a speech pathologist mother. He holds an American nationality and belongs to the mixed ethnicity.
Falahee’s mother is of Italian descent while his father belongs to Irish, German, Swiss, and English ancestry.
Falahee studied at a Catholic school. Later, he went to Huron High School. The How to Get Away with Murder star graduated with a BFA in Drama from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts.
After his graduation, Falahee studied acting at the International Theater Workshop in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Started Acting from His University Days
Jack Falahee started his acting journey at the Tisch School of the Arts. There, some of his famous performances came in Love’s Labour’s Lost, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Sondheim’s Company.
In 2012, Falahee landed his first screen role, a guest role in the comedy web series Submissions Only. Later that year, he played a leading role in the short Sunburn.
Jack Falahee Career
Jack’s first television came in the year 2013 when he guest-starred in The CW series, The Carrie Diaries starring AnnaSophia Robb, Austin Butler, and Katie Findlay. He also made a small appearance in the short-lived NBC series Ironside and television film Escape from Polygamy.
In 2014, Falahee landed a recurring role of Charlie McBride in ABC series Twisted. In February that year, he was cast as Connor Walsh in ABC series How to Get Away with Murder.
The series stars Viola Davis as a law professor and Jack along with Alfred Enoch, Matt McGorry, Karla Souza, and Aja Naomi King is the lead student of her. As of 2020, Jack has played in 90 episodes of the ABC series.
Falahee made his feature film debut in 2013 with the role of Gavin in Hunter. The following year, he played the character of Evan in Nicolas Cage and Aubrey Peeples starrer Rage.
In 2015, Falahee worked in a couple of films including Lily & Kat and Campus Code. He played the role of Leo in Cardboard Boxer in 2016 and Jimmy in 2017 movie The Song of Sway Lake.
His last film appearance as of June 2020 is We Are Boats in which he portrayed the character of Michael Lamina.
Jack Falahee collaborated with his childhood friend and DJ Elephante to form a music band, Diplomacy in September 2019. Within a month, the duo released their first single, Silver Lake Queen on October 16.
Jack and Elephante had launched tickets to their first tour in January 2020, which was later postponed due to the global Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. On February 19, the band released its first EP titled Diplomacy.
As per the sources, Falahee wrote most of the songs of their debut EP in which he has also served as a lead vocalist.
Jack Falahee Sexuality Rumor and Truth
In 2014, actor Jack Falahee played a gay character, Walsh for the first time in his career. Soon after, his fans and media started speculating him to be gay. The speculation continued for more than two years before the actor opened his mouth clearing the things up.
After around a week after Donald Trump’s presidential win, in November 2016, the 31-year-old (2020) actor talked about his sexual orientation in public. Back then, he shared a lengthy message on his Twitter revealing he is straight.
In the tweet, he is not gay, however, he had declined to comment about his sexuality in the past “in an attempt to try and dismantle the closet.”
Jack also added that he would always support the LGBTQ community irrespective of his sexual identity.
Who is Jack Falahee Girlfriend?
As of June 2020, actor Jack Falahee is single. He was in a relationship with the model, Ellie Satter until May 2020. The couple didn’t reveal when they started dating, however, they started making romance rumor after they started sharing their photos on social media in mid-2019.
In November 2019, Falahee shared a couple of photos of him and his then-girlfriend Satter from their trip to Winslow, Arizona.
Meanwhile, in April 2020, Satter took to her Instagram revealing she was spending her quarantine time with her boyfriend.
But, within a month, she took to her Instagram sharing a short video clip featuring her mother. In the caption of the post, the model hinted she had a breakup with Falahee.
“After I had a rather tough breakup my mom informed me that she took some time off work and bought us two tickets to Mexico,” wrote Satter in the caption. Here is her post.
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This video was taken on what we later coined as my “breakup moon”. After I had a rather tough breakup my mom informed me that she took some time off work and bought us two tickets to Mexico so I could “cry it out on a beach and then get back to kicking ass in New York City”. This was just one of the million acts of selfless beautiful love she’s shown me. Love you mama.
On the other hand, Jack hasn’t opened his mouth on their breakup as of yet.
His Past Relationships
Besides Ellie Satter, actor Falahee hasn’t dated anyone publicly. However, he was previously rumored to be dating his costar, Aja Naomi King.
Their fans presumed the pair were dating after they both started making their appearances on each other’s social media. However, they both didn’t respond to their relationship rumor.
Jack Falahee Net Worth in 2020
According to Celebrity Net Worth, actor Jack Falahee has a decent net worth of $2 million as of 2020.
Falahee is an Active Philanthropist
Despite his busy career in singing and acting, Jack Falahee is actively involved in charity work and philanthropy.
Notably, in 2015, he participated in the Nautica Malibu Triathlon and collaborated with Disney to raise money for LA Children’s Hospital’s pediatric cancer research program. The actor and singer was able to raise more than $12,000 fund for the cause.
He also participated in the triathlon in 2016 and 2017 as well where he was accompanied by his HTGAWM costars Conrad Ricamora and Karla Souza.