Rick Cosnett Bio, Age, Family, Education, Height, Films and Net Worth

This article will answer every question you have about Rick Cosnett. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about him.

  1. What does Rick Cosnett do for a living?
  2. Who are Rick Cosnett’s parents and siblings?
  3. What are Rick Cosnett’s interests and hobbies?
  4. Is Rick Cosnett married or does he have a girlfriend?
  5. Does Rick Cosnett have any children?
  6. Where is Rick Cosnett now?
  7. How tall is Rick Cosnett?
  8. How much money does Rick Cosnett earn?
  9. What is Rick Cosnett’s net worth?

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Who is Rick Cosnett?

Richard James Cosnett is a Zimbabwean-Australian actor. Well recognised for his roles of Wes Maxfield in The Vampire Diaries, Elias Harper in Quantico and Eddie Thawne in The Flash.

Rick Cosnett’s Career

Cosnett has been in the acting profession since 2004 till date and has grown to film and television roles and additionally into production. He started off his professional performing profession performing in numerous theater plays.

A photo of Rick Cosnett
A photo of Rick Cosnett

Rick Cosnett’s Age

As of 2021 Cosnett is aged 37. He was born on 6 April 1983 in Chegutu, Zimbabwe.

Rick Cosnett’s Family

Rick Cosnett’s Parents

Cosnett’s family took part in community musical theater in Chegutu, Zimbabwe. They later moved to Queensland, Australia in massive element due to the land reforms in Zimbabwe whilst he was seventeen. His great grandfather was the dean of the Royal School of Music. His mother and father aren’t known.

Rick Cosnett’s Siblings

Cosnett has sisters who aren’t recognised and is also a cousin to well-known British actor Hugh Grant.

Rick Cosnett’s Education

Cosnett acquired a scholarship to study music however he pursued an acting course in the Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane. He graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting. He attended Peterhouse Boys’ School and Bryden Country School before joining university.

Rick Cosnett’s Interests

Cosnett had an interest in music in his childhood as his family participated in community musical theater but the acting interest took the best of him.

Rick Cosnett’s Relationship

Cosnett has no spouses as he’s gay. He came out publicly on his Instagram page as homosexual on 13 February 2020. Although he has a past relationship with Katharina Samsel.

Where does Rick Cosnett live?

Cosnett presently lives in the United States in spite of proudly owning an apartment in his birth-town, Chegutu in Zimbabwe.

Rick Cosnett’s Height

In accordance to his muscular, well-built body and his handsome looks, Cosnett has a peak of 5′ 10.5” (1,79 m).

Rick Cosnett’s Net Worth

Cosnett’s profession has been developing unexpectedly in 2019-2020. As of 2021 he has a net worth of $1.5 million.


Year Title Role
2006 The Bet Mike Voss
2008 The Terrorist
2009 The Neighbour
2010 The Elephant in the Room Curtis
2012 The Timing of Love Simon
2013 Continuing Fred Brian
2017 ZIM HIGH Hawk
2017 Happily Never After Josh
2017 Skybound Matt
2018 El Mirador Ryan
2019 Tu me manques Chase
2019 The Wrong Husband Derrick / Alex
2019 Softer Charlie


Year Title Role
2004–2005 Forensic Investigators Mal Henshall
2005 headLand Brad Partridge
2007 East West 101 Greg Small
2008 The Trojan Horse Will Tullman
2008–2009 The New Inventors The Inventor
2013–2014 The Vampire Diaries Dr. Wesley “Wes” Maxfield
2014–2017 The Flash Eddie Thawne
2015–2016 Quantico Elias Harper
2016 Castle Victor Crowne
2018 NCIS Sean Parks

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