Jean-Luc Bilodeau is a popular Canadian actor who has endeared himself to many, not only because he is such a great interpreter of roles but also as a result of his great looks. The actor has starred in several feature films and TV series, impressing audiences with his acting abilities and winning over many fans for himself.
As an actor, Jean-Luc Bilodeau is best known for his portrayal of Ben Wheeler in Baby Daddy, a popular American sitcom that aired on the ABC Family channel. He is also known for the work he did on Kyle XY, an American science fiction TV series in which he played the role of Josh Trager. Though we see a grown and handsome Bilodeau on the screens now, he actually joined the industry as a teen but in a different capacity. A multi-talented man, Jean-Luc Bilodeau started his entertainment career as a dancer and actually caught the attention of many with his skills.
Who is Jean-Luc Bilodeau?
The Canadian actor was born on the 4th of November, 1990. His birth was recorded in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. It is noteworthy that he is of French Canadian descent. The actor was born to a father identified as Raymond Bilodeau and a mother called Barb Bilodeau. Jean-Luc has a sister who goes by the name Danielle Bilodeau and she happens to be a talent agent in Vancouver. The siblings are very close and share a special bond.
Not much is known about where Jean-Luc Bilodeau had his elementary education but his high school was accomplished at Holy Cross Regional High School. Details of his college education are not available for now. It is, however, believed that he had some form of formal education while growing up in Canada.
He Began His Entertainment Career As A Dancer
Growing up, Jean-Luc always loved the performing arts and, as a young kid, he had dreams of doing great things in the entertainment industry. Suffice it to say he is living that dream to the fullest. He loved dancing as a child and actually took up dancing as a career for some time before he found his way to acting.
According to reports, he worked as a dancer for at least 9 years in Canada, thrilling people with his energetic moves and entertaining choreography. He only stopped dancing when he started acting because working as an actor was quite hectic and it affected his dancing schedule.
Movies And TV Shows Credited To Jean-Luc Bilodeau
Jean-Luc Bilodeau kick-started his acting career in 2004 when he was cast in Ill-Fated, a comedy/drama movie in which he played the role of Young Bobby. There is no tidbit on how he transitioned from dancing to acting but he blended in very well. The debut appearance helped to give him the needed experience to continue his exploits as an actor.
Jean-Luc announced his presence as an actor of note in 2006 when he joined the cast of Kyle XY, an American science fiction TV series to portray Josh Trager. He starred in 43 episodes in the hit TV series, winning the admiration of many people. At this point, he had cemented his place in the spotlight as an actor of note.
In 2007, Jean-Luc played Schrader in Trick ‘r Treat, a horror movie. He then made an appearance as Justin in Supernatural in 2008. The next year, in 2009, he appeared as a Star Spangled Boy in Spectacular!, a TV movie. He also portrayed Lance Donovan in The Troop, a comedy TV series on Nickelodeon in the same year.
2010 was a busy year for Jean-Luc; first, he starred in 16 Wishes, a TV Movie, as Jay Kepler. He then scored the role of Bret Martin in No Ordinary Family, a TV series. Next, he went on to play the role of Michael in Strange Brew, another TV movie before ending the year with appearances in Debby Ryan: A Wish Comes True Everyday!, a short film.
He Landed a Jackpot On Baby Daddy
Jean-Luc Bilodeau went on to land the biggest role of his career so far in 2012 when he joined the cast of Baby Daddy, a popular sitcom where he took on the main role of Ben Wheeler. He played the role in 100 episodes of the series from 2012 to 2017, establishing himself as an actor of great repute. For his role in the TV series, he was nominated for several different awards and eventually won the Teen Choice Award for Choice Comedy TV Actor in 2017. The recognition was a well-deserved approach to commend his talent in front of the cameras.
The actor has starred in other movies and TV series including Expecting Amish in 2014, All in Time in 2015, Casa Vita in 2016, and Axis in 2017. He is noticeably big on TV series with his latest outing in Carol’s Second Act where he has played the main role of Daniel Kutcher in 18 episodes since 2019.
Jean-Luc Bilodeau currently lives in Los Angeles to enable him to work on his thriving career. He is a lover of music which doesn’t come as a surprise – considering his history on the dance floor. The actor has also revealed that his best artiste at the moment is Ray LaMontagne, an American singer-songwriter.
A Look At Jean-Luc Bilodeau’s Personal Life
At 5 feet 10 inches in height, a matching weight of about 74kg and a face made for the cameras, Bilodeau is no doubt pulling much admiration from fans. However, the actor is in a relationship with a woman he adores.
Jean-Luc Bilodeau is reported to be dating Chelsea Hobbs, a Canadian actress who has starred in several movies and TV shows over the years. They have been together since 2017 and are still going strong. It is not known if they are making plans to tie the knot as husband and wife any time soon.
Before going into a relationship with Chelsea Hobbs, Jean-Luc was romantically linked to Emmalyn Estrada, a Canadian singer. The couple fell in love with each other in 2010 and dated until 2014 before they parted ways. The exact reason why they went their separate ways is still vague.