Being cast in the modern production of a classic always draws an extra amount of attention, which is not always a bad thing for an actor, particularly one with a burgeoning career like Colt Prattes. Amazingly, when he was cast as Johnny Castle in the remake of Dirty Dancing in 2017, it was the opportunity of a lifetime for the actor.
Although the remake was received with mixed reviews, it has been a much-needed exposure for Colt Prattes who is also a dancer, stuntman, writer and social media personality. His career so far in entertainment has been a mixed bag with appearances spanning across films and television shows.
You can learn all about Colt Prattes below in our compilation of interesting things worth learning about the actor.
Colt Prattes Biography (Age)
Colt Prattes is an American, born to American parents on the 28th of August, 1986. While we do not know exactly where his birthplace is, we know that he was raised in Georgia, which statistically is likely to be his birthplace. Also, we do not have the identity of his birth parents but we know that they were police officers and he has a couple of siblings, all of whom are boys.
If Colt Prattes always desired a career in the entertainment industry, we don’t know but as part of his journey, he attended the University of Cincinnati where he earned himself a Bachelor’s Degree.
He started out with his professional career as a singer before he moved to dance, where he excelled in ballet. As an actor, he made his first onscreen appearance in 2008 via the short film, Moved. He did not star in a film or TV show until 2010 when he appeared in an episode of Mercy, playing the character, Doug Taplin.
In the following year in 2011, Colt Prattes got a chance to express his acting prowess in a more extensive manner when he secured a recurring role on the show, Wiener & Wiener as the character, Braeden Montgomery. Over time, he has appeared in other projects like This Close, A Snow White Christmas and Dirty Dancing, which was released in 2017 where he played the classic character, Johnny Castle. He also featured in the music video for Pink’s song titled Try in 2012.
As a dancer, Colt Prattes has performed in several high-class events like the 2014 MTV Video Awards, The 54th Annual Grammy Awards, and a few others. He has also starred in musicals like Rock of Ages.
He is also a very active social media user, particularly on Instagram where he posts via the handle @coltprattes.
Colt Prattes’ Net Worth
Colt Prattes might still be one his way to finding that career-launching project, but through his other capabilities and the income he has gathered from appearances on shows like This Close, Wiener & Wiener and the TV film, Dirty Dancing, he has been able to elevate himself above the poverty line and accrue a modest net worth that is estimated to be around $900,000.
Colt Prattes’ professional career might not be flying high as much as he would like, but he can look towards his personal life and smile in the satisfaction of having found love and affection in his wife, Angelina Mullins.
He got married to his wife, Angelina Mullins on the 28th of December, 2013 after he went on his knee in a show of his commitment to be with her for the rest of his life in 2011 when he proposed. Not only does he share his life, including the ups and downs with his wife, they also share their professional life as his wife is equally an actress and a dancer. She is also a commercial and fitness model.
His marital life so far has produced two children – Elias Prattes and Levi Prattes, a daughter and a son. He and his wife also own two dogs, one of which is named Mya.
We mentioned earlier that Colt Prattes is a dancer and as such, keeping fit is both a health and professional responsibility for the actor. His well-built and athletic body has a height of 5 feet 10 inches with a body weight of 84 kg. Other noticeable features on the actor include Lavender grey eyes and dark brown hair. Being born to white parents, Colt Prattes is of white ethnicity and thus have white skin.