Who Is Camryn Grimes, Is She Gay And Who Are Her Family Members?

The 2018 Emmy Awards remains a memorable event for the likes of Camryn Grimes who was able to win one more award for her outstanding role in the drama series, The Young and the Restless. The charming and elegant American is among the many performers who found their place in the entertainment business from a very early age. From what is obvious, Grimes is definitely not settling for less. She is gradually moving to the top of the celebrity ladder. Some of her latest projects include The Mentalist where she featured as Deanne Price and Make It or Break It where she starred as Suzanne.

Who Is Camryn Grimes?

Camryn Grimes is a young American actress best known for playing Cassie Newman in the popular TV soap opera, The Young and the Restless. Grimes is also known for being among the young actresses and TV stars who are recipients of the Daytime Emmy Award in 2018. She was able to win the award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series following her role in The Young and the Restless. This is not the first time the Califonia star is winning the award for playing a role in the drama series. Her first was in 2000 but in a different category – She received the award for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series. Grimes was also among the nominees for different other awards, including the YoungStar and YoungArtist awards, for the roles she played in the same series.

Her Biography

Camryn Grimes was born on January 7, 1990, and raised in Van Nuys, California. The Califonia lady with the birth name Camryn Elizabeth Grimes has been in the movie industry since her early years. While in school, she was actively involved in her school dance group. She even took part in a drama competition, DTASC, and was placed first for two years in a row. Currently, the young actress is active in the theatre arts program.

Camryn Grimes actually had her first TV role at the young age of seven when she appeared as Cassie Newman in The Young and the Restless, (Y&R) which started in 1997. Her role in the TV series helped her early rise to stardom as it earned her nominations for prestigious awards in different categories like Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series, Best Performance in a Daytime Drama: Young Performers, and Best Young Actress in a Daytime TV Program, until 2000 when she was finally honoured with the Daytime Award.

Aside from her roles in the Y&R, Grimes had other TV roles like in JAG – a legal drama TV show, and in the medical drama TV series ER. Others include The Mentalist and NCIS: Los Angeles. In movies, you will find her in Swordfish where she acted alongside great actors like Hugh Jackman, John Travolta and Halle Berry; and Magic Mike which has actors like Channing Tatum, Alex Pettyfer, and Gabriel Iglesias, among the main cast. Her role in a good number of these films and movies has earned her a respectable place in the entertainment industry, as well as the fat financial support she needs. Currently, the net worth of the Califonia actress is estimated at $500,000, with an average annual salary of about $66,00.

Her Family Members

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Camryn Grimes with her sister, mom and grandparents – image source

Camryn has a large family including her father Preston Lee, mother Heather, and six siblings namely Dakota, Shelby, Mattea, Ryder, Piper, Peyton. She also has an uncle named Scott Grimes. Scott is a well-known personality in the film fraternity. He is a native of Massachusetts and is best known for his roles in several hit films like Pinocchio and the Emperor of the Night, Robin Hood and Winter’s Tale, among many others. Camryn Grimes holds an American nationality and her ethnicity is mixed – Italian, Irish, and Scottish.

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Is She Gay?

As a fast-rising actress who appears to be more focussed on making it big in America’s lucrative movie industry, Camryn Grimes has not been seen with anyone she tags as her boyfriend. This led to a growing rumour about her being gay or Lesbian. However, the beautiful actress of about 5 feet 7 inches tall, reacted to the rumour through a post on her Twitter handle where she openly declared herself as “Not gay”. She went further to state that she would not hide the fact if she is among the LGBTQ.

Currently, the young actress is dedicating her time to her acting career but during her spare time, she enjoys going to the ocean.

Chika Udeh
Chika holds a B.A in English language/History and has over 5 years experience in content development and journalism. She loves playing with writing, wordsmiths, and storytelling in all its forms, and when she is not writing about famous people and events that matter, she is probably listening or dancing to some cool jams.


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