Robbie Amell had all the opportunities to join his parents in the family jewelry business but he chose to be different by hitting the showbiz community in search of something meaningful. He bagged his first job in a modeling firm, where he modeled for some time before redirecting his interest to acting. Looking at him today, it is obvious that his passion for acting has surely paid off and is quite rewarding as well, having bagged two notable nominations.
Before the year 2013, Amell has been playing several roles on the television, however, it is his appearance as Stephen Jameson in the TV series, The Tomorrow People that earned him a comfortable spot in many people’s hearts.
Robbie Amell’s Bio (Age)
Within and beyond the movie sets, the actor is known as Robbie Amell by many people but his real name is Robert Patrick Amell. He got the name from his parents Rob Amell and Jo (Burden) after his mother had him on April 21, 1988, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Amell began going for auditions for small roles at the age of six along with his sister. When he eventually clocked sixteen, he stepped up his career by doing several plays in high school. Some of the notable plays he performed at the time include ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’, ‘Picasso at the Lapin Agile’, ‘Louis and Dave and Fionia and several others. The Canadian star completed his studies at Lawrence Park Collegiate Institute in
2006 and later pursued a career in acting at Canadian Studios Acting Academy.
There is no gainsaying the fact that Robbie Amell stands out as one of our favorite TV guys – all the credit goes to his nice-looking appearance, on-screen talent and creativity which contributed immensely to the growth of his net worth. With many roles to play and heights to attain in the future, we are certain his net worth of $2 million will expand beyond this figure in time to come.
As long as marriage is concerned, The Tomorrow People actor is no longer in the market. He has been officially taken since July 2016 when he got married to his longtime girlfriend, Italia Ricci. The pair began dating in July 2008, became engaged on August 20, 2014, and eventually sealed their love for each other on October 15, 2016. At the time of writing, the couple has no children of their own but are sure to get down to it soon.
Named Stephanie Italia Ricci at birth on October 29, 1986, in Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada, Amell’s wife is a Canadian actress who became popular for playing Emily Rhodes in the American political TV series, Designated Survivor, having made her major acting debut in the year 2007. Ricci is a graduate of Queen’s University and is of Italian descent. She has two brothers named Vince Ricci and Mike Ricci and stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches, which is equivalent to 1.86 meters.
His Brother and Sister
There is no report about the actor having a brother except for his famous cousin, Stephen Amell, who is popularly known for starring in The CW superhero series Arrow. Born as Stephen Adam Amell, on May 8, 1981, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Stephen is a product of St. Andrew’s college and the son of Thomas J. Amel and Sandra Anne (Bolté). He was formerly married to Carolyn Lawrence from 2007 to 2010 and later to Cassandra Jean (in 2012), with whom he shares a daughter called Maverick Alexandra Jean Amell.
Robbie’s sister is not known to the public but has been credited for her brother’s success in acting. In their younger age, Amell and his sister used to go to commercial auditions for various projects. She is an actress and enjoyed a great deal of success from her career.
Is He Gay?
Amell is not gay even though he has given many people an impression that questions his sexuality despite being married to his sweetheart. Apart from the fact that the actor loves posing shirtless or in his underwear, he comes from a gay-friendly family and has appeared on gay-friendly shows. Robbie’s paternal cousin, Stephen Amell, is very cool with the gay community. He has severally commented about how gay guys should feel free and hit on him if they so desire because it doesn’t bother him.
On his part, Robbie has starred in a slew of gay-friendly shows on television. The most notable of them all is the 2015 hit television show Modern Family. He was cast in the episode: Closet? You’ll Love It!, leading many people to believe that the actor is trying to tell the public something.
The Toronto, Ontario-born superstar is 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs 79 kilograms to match. He is blessed with a pair of hazel blue eyes and dark brown hair. As a bodybuilding fanatic, Amell has an athletic body frame that naturally fits his looks. His chest and waist measurements are recorded as 43 inches and 33 inches.