Lucas Neff is an American actor who has worked in many fictional roles in sitcoms, plays, movies, and drama. Therefore, the actor rose to fame from his role ‘Jimmy Chance’ in Fox network’s sitcom “Raising Hope”. However, Neff has started his career from the local theatres based at Chicago.
Besides that, Neff is a writer too who has written many plays which gained much popularity. Let us know more about the details of the actor’s personal life, net worth, and career. Read about the actor who started a career with theatres: Michelle Williams, John Krasinski, and many more.
Caption: The Fox Network sitcom’s actor, Lucas Neff
Lucas Neff: Bio, Family, Education
Lucas was born in Andersonville area of Chicago, Illinois on November 7, 1985. His father named Amothlan is a lawyer and novelist. And his mother is Meade Palidofsky who is the founder of Storycatchers Theatre. He grew up in Illinois along with his younger sibling and belongs to Irish-Jewish descent.
Neff has graduated from Whitney M.Young Magnet High School in 2004. Then in 2008, he completed his graduation from University of Illinois, Chicago in Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre. After his college, he began to take classes from the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago.
Caption: Young Lucas Neff.
Lucas Neff: Profession & Achievements
It is said that acting was not Lucas first choice of career or any fantasy. But he was mistakenly assigned to his first role by performing arts department at the University of Illinois at Chicago. But eventually, now he has become a great performer. Although we can say that he has started his career from his college days. While establishing himself in the industry initially he financed himself by doing some household chores like cleaning and appearing in commercials.
Then in the year 2009, he got his first television role where he played a minor role in the series “The Beast”. In 2009, he got a big break after being cast in a tedious audition of the sitcom “Raising Hope” as a “Jimmy Chance”.
Caption: The actor spotted during the events
After that, he performed in Comedy series like Downward Dog(2017), Fear Inc (2016), and Big Hero 6: The series(2018). He is currently gearing up for his role ‘David’ in the upcoming drama television “American Princess”. Neff has also maintained a strong link with theatre and writing plays. He has written the play “The Duck” as the final play of season 2011 and 2012. Therefore, it was nominated for a Joseph Jefferson Award for Best New York.
He described the series pilot- a series as a “very sweet-hearted, kind show. It places family first and doing the right thing first. You don’t see a lot of that on TV or movies. We celebrate a lot of fancy heroes and fancy criminals and infidelity and, generally, just a lot of bad behavior. It’s nice to be part of a show that celebrates decency and being good to one another”.
Lucas Neff: Personal Life & Girlfriend
You must be wondering about the actor whether the handsome dude has married or not. Well, the answer is that he is a happily married man. The actor married to Australian actress Caitlin Stasey on January 17, 2016. The couple met two years before their marriage.
Before his marriage to Caitlin, he was in a relationship with actress Kelly O’Sullivan for three years. After break up, Kelly married to actor Mike Scott.
Caption: Lucas Neff and his wife, Caitlin Stasey
Lucas Neff: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
Neff is one of the celebrities who gained popularity in a short period after the beginning of their career. According to the recent reports, the handsome actor’s net worth has an estimation of around $4 million. Therefore his net worth will keep raising in the near future.
The Chicago-based actor is now currently living in Los Angeles, California house worth million dollars. The handsome hunk also seems to be an animal and nature lover. Neff is not active in social platforms like Twitter and Facebook. But he does have the handle lucasneff666 on Instagram and has followers of 26.2k.
Lucas Neff: Body Measurements
The Raising Hope actor has a well maintained and athletic body structure that has a height of 5 feet 10 inches or 1.77 meters. Other than this, there is no information on his body weight and measurements. He has a brown eye and hair color.