Jonathan Groff is an American actor and singer. He is best known for his portrayal of Melchior Gabor in the original Broadway production of Spring Awakening, for which he was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical in 2007. He had a recurring role of Jesse St. James in the Fox musical comedy-drama series Glee. He also played the role of King George III in the Broadway musical Hamilton, for which he earned a nomination for the Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical. He provided his voice for Kristoff in Frozen and it’s sequel, Frozen 2. He also starred as Patrick Murray, a gay video game developer, in HBO’s comedy-drama series Looking. Born Jonathan Drew Groff on March 26, 1985 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, to parents Julie and Jim Groff, he was raised Methodist. He has an older brother named David. He was educated at Conestoga Valley High School. From 2012 to 2013, he was in a relationship with fellow actor Zachary Quinto.
Jonathan Groff Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 26 March 1985
Birth Place: Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA
Residence: Manhattan, New York City, USA
Birth Name: Jonathan Drew Groff
Nicknames: Jon, JGroff, Groffsauce
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Occupation: Actor, Singer
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Green
Sexual Orientation: Gay
Jonathan Groff Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 154 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 70 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 11″
Height in Meters: 1.80 m
Body Build/Type: Athletic
Shoe Size: Unknown
Jonathan Groff Family Details:
Father: Jim Groff (Harness horse trainer and driver)
Mother: Julie Groff (Physical education teacher)
Siblings: David Groff (Older Brother)
Others: James Wolpert (Cousin), J. Wade Groff (Paternal grandfather), Evelyn Herr Metzler (Paternal grandmother), John B. Witmer (Maternal grandfather), Dolores Taylor (Maternal grandmother )
Jonathan Groff Education:
Conestoga Valley High School (2003)
Jonathan Groff Facts:
*He was born on March 26, 1985 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA.
*He belongs to German, and some Swiss-German, English, and Scottish descent.
*He is a first cousin of singer James Wolpert.
*He overcame melanoma skin cancer in his early 20s.
*He publicly came out as gay in October 2009
*He is good friends with his “Spring Awakening” co-star Lea Michele.
*Follow him on Twitter.