Christian Borle Biography
Christian Borle (Christian Dominique Borle) is an American actor in theatre, film, and television. He is best known for playing William Shakespeare in Something Rotten! and Emmett in Legally Blonde.
Christian Borle Age
Borle was born on 1 October 1973 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S. He is 45 years old as of 2018.
Christian Borle Family
Borle was born to Andre Bernard Borle (1930–2011), a professor of physiology at the University of Pittsburgh. He attended the School of Drama at Carnegie Mellon University graduating in 1995.
Christian Borle and Sutton Foster
He started dating actress Sutton Foster in college and they married on September 18, 2006. It was confirmed that they had gone their separate ways during a radio interview in 2010. Sutton said in 2007 that they remained friends and also continue to support each other’s work.
Christian Borle Girlfriend | Spouse
In 2014, he dated actress Jenn Colella but kept their relationship private. The couple parted amicably after dating for a year and remain best friends today.
Christian Borle Something Rotten
Borle won the 2015 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical for Something Rotten! He played the role of famous playwright William Shakespeare, which opened on Broadway at the St. James Theatre on March 23, 2015, in previews and officially on April 22, 2015.
Christian Borle Legally Blonde
Borle is known on Broadway for originating the role of Emmett Forrest in Legally Blonde. For the musical, he was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical. it is based on MGM’s 2001 film of the same name.
Christian Borle Smash
It was then announced that Christian had joined Steven Spielberg’s new NBC pilot Smash with Debra Messing, Anjelica Huston, Katharine McPhee, Brian d’Arcy James, and Megan Hilty on February 25, 2011.
The pilot follows a cross-section of characters who come together to mount a Marilyn Monroe-themed musical (which is called Bombshell) on Broadway. It was reported in May 211 that NBC
had picked up the show as a series for the 2011–2012 season. It then announced in March 2012 it would renew the series for a second season with 15 episodes. In May 2013, the show was
officially canceled by NBC.
Christian Borle Willy Wonka
It was announced on May 9, 2016, that Borle would play Willy Wonka in the Broadway production of Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. The theatre opened on March 23, 2017. A cast album was then announced on March 21, 2017. The show finally played its final performance on January 14, 2018.
Christian Borle Musicals
• Prodigal (Original York Theatre Cast)
• Elegies (Original Off-Broadway Cast)
• Spamalot (Original Broadway Cast)
• Legally Blonde: The Musical (Original Broadway Cast)
• Bombshell (Smash TV Cast)
• The Sound of Music Live! (2013 TV Cast)
• Peter Pan Live! (2014 TV Cast)
• Something Rotten! (Original Broadway Cast)
• James and the Giant Peach (World Premiere Cast)
• A New Brain (2015 New York Cast)
• Falsettos (Original Broadway Revival Cast)
• Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Original Broadway Cast)
Is Christian Borle Gay?
Borle is not gay.
Christian Borle’s Net Worth
The Something Rotten! actor has an estimated net worth of $3 million.