Tall, handsome and homely Wyatt Nash is an American TV personality and actor who is admired not just for his superb acting skills but also for his good-looking features. Wyatt has appeared in several TV series and feature films, establishing himself as an actor of fine repute and winning many fans for himself in the process. He burst into the limelight after featuring in Survivor, an American survival reality show and then proceeded to forge an interesting career as an actor in Hollywood.
As an actor, he is best known for his portrayal of Kurt Fletcher in Dear White People, a TV Series. He is also known for the work he did on GLOW, another TV series in which he starred as Phil.
Wyatt Nash was born on the 2nd day of the month of October in 1988 in Tennessee, the capital city of the U.S. state of Tennessee where he also grew up. Even though he is now widely known and referred to as Wyatt Nash, it is noteworthy that his real name is Matthew Wyatt Elrod. He adopted the name Wyatt Nash after his appearance on Survivor.
Wyatt Nash grew up in an upper-middle-class family and had the best of upbringing. The actor has often talked about how much his parents worked really hard to make sure he had the best education and become who he is now. As a child, he used to dream about singing on stage to huge audiences.
Details about the institutions where Wyatt had his education remain unclear but it is known that he had his college education before he decided to make an entrance into acting. He has since gone on to make a name for himself in the industry.
Wyatt Nash’s Family
The identities of Wyatt Nash’s parents have not been revealed however, we know that his father is a medical doctor who worked with a local hospital in Nashville. Nothing much is known about his mother. As a child growing up, Wyatt was fascinated with his father’s work as a doctor. According to him, sometimes his father would stitch up people who had been injured right on their kitchen table.
Wyatt Nash has two siblings and he is the youngest child in the family. He has an older sister and brother whose identities have not been revealed. However, Wyatt has once disclosed that his sister is a dietician and his brother was in PA school. The siblings are very fond of each other.
Wyatt Nash is a happily married man at the moment. He is married to a woman identified as Aubrey Swander. It is not quite clear how the couple met and fell in love but we do know that they were in love for a while before they finally tied the knot as husband and wife in 2017.
Wyatt and Aubrey are head over heels in love with each other and have constantly shared photos of each other on social media professing love for themselves to the huge admiration of their fans.
Interesting Facts About The American TV Personality
He Wanted to be a Doctor
Before he became an actor, Wyatt Nash wanted to become a doctor. This was mainly because of his family legacy. Like we have earlier mentioned, Wyatt’s father is a doctor and his grandfather was a doctor, so he wanted to follow in their footsteps and become a medical practitioner.
Because of his desire to become a doctor, Wyatt studied Biology as a major and Chemistry as a minor in college. When he graduated from college, he was supposed to go to med school but decided to give show business a try for three years and see what happens. He told his parents about his plan and they gave him their blessings. This was when his journey to stardom began.
He Gained Attention on Survivor
Following his decision to give show business a try, Wyatt Nash became a model after many people told him to give modelling a trial because of his good looking features. He soon landed a contract with Next Model Management and moved to Los Angeles to pursue his career.
Shortly after this, he got the chance to feature on the 22nd season of Survivor, a very popular survival reality show along with 16 other candidates. While on the show, he used his quick wit and strong determination to stay in the game and won the admiration of many people.
At the end of the show, he came out in the seventh-place and became quite famous among lovers of the series. After the show, he changed his name from Matthew Wyatt Elrod to Wyatt Nash and started appearing in TV series and feature films as an actor.
Wyatt Nash TV Series and Movies
Wyatt Nash has starred in a number of TV series and feature movies. He made his debut as an actor in 2012 when he was cast in Hollywood Heights, a TV Series in which he starred as Cameron. In 2013, he appeared in Pretty Little Liars, playing Nigel Wright and getting some good reviews for his acting.
Wyatt made his first appearance in a feature film in 2014 when he was cast as Christopher Dollanganger, Jr. in Petals on the Winda, a TV Movie. The next year, in 2015, he starred as Ryan Kelly in yet another TV movie called The Bridge.
In 2016, Wyatt starred in Graves, a TV Series then landed one of his biggest roles so far in 2017 when he was cast in Dear White People, another series in which he played Kurt Fletcher. In 2018, he portrayed Phil in GLOW and then appeared as Charles Smith in Riverdale in 2019.