Kit Connor is a British actor who made his debut at the age of 8 in 2013. He is known for his roles in movies and tv shows such as Get Santa, Rocketman, Rocket’s Island, and His Dark Materials.
However, the actor gained wide media and public attention following his role as Nick Nelson in the Netflix series Heartstopper. His impressive representation of a young guy coming to terms with his sexuality and falling in love made fans go gaga over him.
Connor is already on course to be a whirlwind sensation. So, how old is he? Is Kit Connor bisexual in real life too? We have all his personal and professional life details, including age, height, dating life, and net worth.
How Tall Is Kit Connor? Age, Education
Kit Connor was born Kit Sebastian Connor on 8 March 2004 in Croydon, London, England. His family is from Purley, but other than this, nothing much is revealed about his parents or possible siblings.
As of April 2022, he is 18-year-old. Connor stands tall at 5 feet 11 inches or (180cm).
The actor attended the Hayes Primary School in Kenley and then went to the Whitgift School.
Career Highlights: Voiced Pantalaimon In His Dark Materials And Played Nick Nelson In Heartstopper
Kit Connor started acting at the young age of eight, appearing in minor roles in movies and shows like Chickens and An Adventure in Space and Time.
In 2014, he starred in the recurring role of Archie Beckles in the British television series Rocket’s Island. It was his first big role where he appeared in the 18 episodes of the show.
After that, the 18-year-old actor did a few television shows like War & Peace, SS-GB, The Frankenstein Chronicles, Grantchester, etc.
Similarly, Connor’s portfolio includes movies like The Mercy, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, and Slaughterhouse Rulez.
In 2019, the British actor played the adolescent version of Reggie Dwight, who would later become Sir Elton John, in the biographical musical drama film Rocketman. Though the role was small, Connor did make his presence noticeable.
He voiced Pantalaimon in the fantasy drama television series His Dark Materials the same year. Based on Philip Pullman’s novel by the same name, he plays Lyra Belacqua’s (Dafne Keen) daemon.
In 2022, he appeared in the Netflix series Heartstopper based on Alice Oseman’s Webtoon comic of the same name. The show was released on 22 April 2022 and was highly praised for its beautiful representation of the LGBTQ+ community.
Connor plays a year 11 rugby player who slowly gets attracted and eventually falls in love with a boy named Charlie Spring (Joe Locke), who sits next to him in one of his classes.
Personal Life-Is He Dating Someone? Is Kit Connor Bisexual In Real Life Too?
Young and promising actor Kit Connor is possibly single at the moment as there is no information revealed about his dating life.
Fans have also queried about his sexuality after playing a very convincing bisexual character Nick Nelson in Heartstopper. Although, Connor himself has not addressed anything about his sexuality.
However, the actor feels privileged to play a bisexual character in a mainstream television show. As he feels there’s been so little attention given to bisexuals in television shows, films or other forms of story-telling.
Speaking to Metro.co.uk, he said:
‘I think male bisexuality is even less represented [than female or non-binary]. And I think that’s really special, going into great detail about his journey as a character and his mental struggle. “
He further added:
“It’s a real honour to be able to play Nick because it’s such an under represented kind of character.”
Connor also shared a tweet of one of his fans who came out to his family after coming out on the show.
This. This is why we did it. https://t.co/J81Tj5WyZK— Kit Connor (@kit_connor) April 22, 2022
Taking about Heartstopper again, fans also ship him with his on-screen boyfriend, Joe Locke. The sweet and elegant chemistry between them is one of the biggest reasons for the show’s huge success. Obviously, they are just good friends in real life.
How Much Is The Net Worth Of Kit Connor?
As of April 2022, Kit Connor is worth £1 million. His primary income source is his acting career, and as per the sources, the average salary of British actors falls between £25k-£48k annually.
Along with that, he also makes decent money from sponsorships, endorsements, ad campaigns and commercials.