Keiynan Lonsdale, born on the 19th December 1991, is an Australian actor, dancer, and singer-songwriter. He is mostly kenned for his roles as Oliver Lloyd on the ABC series Dance Academy, as Wally West / Kid Flash on both The CW series The Flash and Legends of Tomorrow.
While his most famous film work, so far, would be The Divergent Series: Insurgent, The Finest Hours, and Love, Simon.
Outside of filmography, as of the date, proving his musical talents, he also released a single studio album, an extended play, and a number of singles.
Keiynan Lonsdale Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity
Keiynan Lonsdale was born in Sydney Australia to a Nigerian father of Edo descent and an Australian mother of Irish and Danish descent. Because his parents separated at some point, he was brought up by his mother. He met his father when he was eight or nine.
Keiynan comes from a large, diverse family. He is the youngest of six children on his mother’s side, with three brothers and two sisters. Further, he is one of seven, on his father’s side. In total, he has eleven siblings
Keiynan said he is the link between his mother’s kids and father’s kids.
He finds it great to have so many family members to connect with. However, Keiynan also had some tough times because, he said, that he only met some of his siblings in the last few years.
How Tall Is He?
Keiynan Lonsdale, standing to a height of 5 feet and 10 inches (1.78 meters), is athletic built. He weighed 70 kg or 154 lbs, at some time.
Net Worth, TV Shows, Movies
Keiynan Lonsdale’s most recent work (until the summer of 2020) would be the American dance comedy film Work It on Netflix.
Keiynan played the character, Julliard Pembroke/Isaiah in the movie that released on August 7, 2020, amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
In addition to the above mentioned notable works of his, he also appeared on the TV Shows, Supergirl, Dance Academy, and in the movies including Like. Share. Follow., Dance Academy: The Movie, and The Divergent Series: Allegiant.
In the meantime, Keiynan Lonsdale is reported to have hoarded $750 thousand net worth.
Keiynan Lonsdale Gender, Pronouns, Gay
Around September of 2018, during an intimate Instagram Live session, Keiynan Lonsdale opened up about sexuality and gender pronouns.
When a fan asked Keiyanan if he was gay, he replied:
“Now it just depends on the day. Sometimes I’m bisexual, sometimes I’m gay, sometimes I feel straight, sometimes I’m not anything…It doesn’t matter. Either way, throughout all of that, I’m Keiynan.”
Keiynan further spoke of not wanting to be ‘he’ anymore. “I just want to go by ‘tree’… because we all come from trees”— he said.
Lastly, he concluded the remarks by saying: “I’m not high by the way, this is just me.”
Previously, talking to Billboard of his coming out story, Keiynan said he came out in Australia. He had only been out for like six months before he booked his role for Insurgent.
Keiynan also said his role as Bram in gay teenage romance Love, Simon helped him come to terms with his own sexuality.
Keiynan Lonsdale Partner, Married, Dating
It’s for sure, until the time of this writing, Keiynan had never been married.
However, his dating status remained unheard-of.
Circa 2018, Keiynan openly spoke of being in a romantic relationship with a model named Zak Frio. He made the relationship public in July that year after they went on a trip to Joshua Tree National Park in California.
While in New Year’s Eve the same year, he captioned— “My first New Year’s kiss and I’m so proud it’s with a boy. And not just any boy, it’s sparkle boy Zak Frio”— in a video that featured him and his partner, Zak Firo.
Years later, and there were still no updates on what became of their romance.
Last modified: August 10, 2020