Everyone knows Brock Ciarlelli as the face behind the vibrant gay character in the popular sitcom, The Middle. Starring alongside notable actors like Atticus Shaffer, Neil Flynn, Eden Sher, and many others, the actor gained widespread recognition for his appearance on the ABC program. The American actor was only a high school student when he got his breakthrough from his stint on the show. Since then, Ciarlelli has become a popular figure in the industry, After an apt portrayal of a gay man on the hit series, Brock has got everyone wondering what his actual sexuality is. But before we get to that, let’s find out some background facts about the actor.
Brock Ciarlelli’s Early Life
He was born on July 12, 1993, in Littleton, Colorado. The little information available about his childhood says that his mother’s name is Priscilla but not much is known about his father. Always inclined to entertainment, Cialerlli so much fancied the art of acting, singing, and dancing and never hesitated to participate in them while in school. He is an alumnus of Chapman University, California where he bagged a degree in Mathematics. While at the school he was a member of the Delta Tau Delta fraternity.
Brock’s career started out while he was still in school. He was still a high school student when he enrolled for an audition for the role of ‘Brad Bottig’ in The Middle. He had an outstanding performance at the audition and was chosen amongst many applicants to play the role. Brock Ciarlelli immediately took up the job and became quite popular for his gay role on the show. Not minding the possible negativities that may follow his portrayal of a gay character, he played it and was quite remarkable.
From the beginning of the show in 2009 to its last airing in 2018, the actor was part of the cast of the show, appearing as a major recurring character in over 50 episodes. Brock became popular as a teenager and grew with the rest of the cast of the show. He also won various accolades during his time on the show. Ciarlelli won the Young Artist Awards for Best Performance in a TV Series for three consecutive years. After a successful stint on the sitcom, he went on to land more roles in more films and series.
Brock was cast in the series Valet afterwards. He also starred in the thriller 2.0. The talented actor is also part of the cast of The Middle spin-off series, Sue Sue in the City, premiering in 2019. It has indeed been an interesting journey for the actor.
His Net Worth
There are several estimations regarding Brock Ciarlelli’s net worth but the most familiar is that the actor has about $1 million to his credit. A greater chunk of his earnings comes from his on-screen endeavours. The actor made most of his income from his stint on The Middle. Although he rose to popularity with the show, Brock is also working hard to prove his significance in the industry. With the way he is going, the said amount could become a trifling figure to him in the coming years.
Is Brock Ciarlelli Gay In Real Life, Who Is The Partner?
This is about the most frequently asked question about Brock Ciarlelli hovering around the media. Following his portrayal of a gay character in The Middle, several questions pertaining to his sexuality have been raised on several platforms and among his fans as well. What fuels these rumours and speculations is the fact that the actor has not admitted to dating anyone of the opposite sex.
Also, Brock seems not to be bothered by the speculations. Apparently, Ciarlelli has no problem with being perceived as gay. He chooses instead to keep his sexuality personal, despite persuasions from his various fans.
Other Facts to Know about Brock Ciarlelli
1. Before he joined the cast of The Middle, Brock had started out initially at local theatres and took part in small plays.
2. Ciarlelli garnered a huge social media following through his performance on The Middle. He has over 14 thousand followers on his Twitter account. He is active on Facebook where he also has tons of fans.
3. Brock Ciarlelli has got proportional body features that give him just the right looks. He stands at a height of 5ft 6in (1.73m) which goes well with his weight of 60kg.