Eric Stonestreet is an American actor and comedian. Many people, nationally as well as internationally, recognize him in the role of Cameron Tucker in ABC’s family sitcom ‘Modern Family’. He has portrayed the character of gay in the series. For his role, he has earned three consecutive Primetime Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series, among many more.
He has also worked in dozens of films and series like Street of Pain, The Drifter, Bad Teacher, Good News Week, Confirmation, and NCIS. Stonestreet has television programs like What Just Happened??! with Fred Savage, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, and fill-in guest judge for Heidi Klum in America’s Got Talent. Let us scroll over to know more information on the actor.
Caption: The Modern Family famed actor, Eric Stonestreet.
Eric Stonestreet: Bio, Family, Education
The actress was born on 9 September 1971 as Eric Allen Stonestreet in Kansas City, Kansas, the United States. He was born as the son of a teacher’s aide, Jamey Anne, and Vincent Anthony “Vince” Stonestreet who owned a retail business. He has not revealed information on his siblings. Regarding his education, he attended Piper High School and Kansas State University and earned a bachelor’s degree in sociology in 1996. During his university days, he was a Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity brother.
From a young age, he wanted to become a clown and also had performed with a clown named Fizbo. Following his graduation, he went to study at Improv at ImprovOlympic and The Second City Training Center in Chicago. After that, he moved to Los Angeles to start his professional acting career.
Eric Stonestreet: Career & Life Achievements
He has gained international recognition as Cameron Tucker in the series Modern Family. Besides that, he has appeared in several films and dramas. His other notable works include the series and dramas like CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Dharma & Greg, ER, Malcolm in the Middle, The Mentalist, and NCIS. He had his first television appearance as desk clerk Sheldon in Almost Famous. Following that, he worked in movies like Girls Will Be Girls, Straight-Jacket, The Island, Stories USA, Ninja Cheerleaders, Identity Thief, as well as voiced in The Secret Life of Pets 2.
Eric Stonestreet: Personal Life & Girlfriend
Coming over to his personal life, he is not single but not married yet. However, he is in the process to get married because he recently got engaged to his longtime girlfriend Lindsay Schweitzer on 22 August 2021. Lindsay is a pediatric nurse and started dating in June 2016 after they met during the Big Slick charity event weekend in Kansas City.
However, he previously questioned his sexuality since he portrayed the character of gay in the series Modern Family. In reality, he described himself as openly straight and a supporter of the LGBT community. Also, he had declined to be photographed with Rick Santrom who opposed same-sex marriage.
Caption: Eric Stonestreet and fiance Lindsay Schweitzer.
Eric Stonestreet: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
He has been gaining fame as well as wealth from his role in the Modern Family from its premiere. Therefore, he has a net worth has an estimation of around $23 million. Apart from that, he has also worked in several other films and series and in many advertising campaigns.
The television personality is also available on different social media platforms with verified accounts. He has a Facebook account under his name with 225k followers. On Instagram, he goes by the account @ericstonestreet with 2.2 million followers. He has a Twitter account @ericstonestreet with 836.2k followers.
Eric Stonestreet: Body Measurements
The actor has a chubby body build having a tall height of 6 feet 1 inch or 1.85 meters and weighs around 120 kg. No information on his body measurements of chest or waist respectively. He has silver-black hair color with light olive eyes color.