Ed Westwick (born 27 June 1987) is a famous British actor, model, musician, television personality, and entrepreneur from Stevenage, Hertfordshire, England. He is well-known in the country for his performance in the famous television show “Gossip Girl”IMDb. He played the main character of Charles “Chuck” Bass in more than 117 episodes of the show.
Moreover, he has worked in so many television series such as Afterlife, Californication, Family Guy, White Gold, Casualty, Doctors, Snatch, and others. Ed started his career in the year 2006. In his debut English movie “Children of Men”, Westwick played the role of Alex.
Because of his acting skills, he got work in other movies “Breaking and Entering” in the same year. After that, he has featured in so many superhit English movies like Romeo & Juliet, The Commuter, Billionaire Ransom, Enemy Lines, Son of Rambow, and others.
In the year 2020, he is working on his upcoming film named “Me, You, Madness”. Apart from an actor, Ed Westwick is also a talented musician and singer. In the year 2018, he launched his first music video titled “Give Me Your Hand” along with artist “Shannon K”.
Westwick won so many awards including Teen Choice Awards and Young Hollywood Awards for his work in the show “Gossip Girl”. Apart from this, he was also a part of the British music band named “The Filthy Youth”.
Early Life, Parents & Siblings
Ed was born as Edward Jack Peter Westwick from his parents on Saturday, June 27, 1987, in Stevenage, Hertfordshire, England. He holds a pure white Caucasian ethnicity and belongs to the Christian religion.
Ed Westwick will turn 33 years old on 27 June 2020. His father “Peter Westwick” works as a professor at a University in England. His mother “Carole Westwick” is an educational psychologist.
Ed is the youngest child in the family. He has 2 older brothers in the family “Will Westwick” and one other. He had an enthusiasm to turn into an on-screen character since adolescence. He attended Barclay Secondary School for his schooling.
Later, he joined North Hertfordshire College and completed his graduation. After that, he took admission to the “National Youth Theatre” to gain knowledge about acting. After that, Ed Westwick started his acting career. At present, he is one of the popular English actors in his country.
The 32-year-old is a fitness lover. He gives more importance to his health. Because of his customary exercise in the gym, he makes a strong thin body shape. Ed Westwick follows a very much arranged eating routine to keep his body fit and dynamic.
The on-screen character Ed Westwick’s tall height is 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m), and the calculated weight is around 74 kilograms (163 lbs). Ed likes to keep stylish hairstyles. As a tattoo lover, he inked so many tattoos on his body. Westwick looks handsome with his bright dark brown eyes.
Kristina Cohen sexual assault claims on Ed Westwick
Actress Kristina Cohen filed a complaint against actor Ed Westwick at the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) in November 2017. Earlier, the actress claimed that she was raped by the star of ‘Gossip Girl’ three years ago.
According to the Hollywood Reporter, Kristina filed the report with the LAPD’s Hollywood division. The complaint states that “the suspect forced the victim to have sex at her residence … three years ago.”
Meanwhile, Ed Westwick had denied Kristina’s allegations. “I don’t know this woman and I have never coerced any woman in any way,” Westwick said in his statement posted on Twitter.
“I’ve certainly never raped,” he said. Earlier in a lengthy post posted on Facebook, Kristina Cohen alleged that she was allegedly raped at Westwick’s apartment.
|Real Full Birth Name||Edward Jack Peter Westwick.|
|Stage Name||Ed Westwick.|
|Occupation||Actor, Model, Television Personality, Musician, and Entrepreneur.|
|Famous for||The show "Gossip Girl".|
|Age (As of 2019)||32 years old.|
|Date of Birth||27 June 1987.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Stevenage, Hertfordshire, England.|
|Zodiac Birth Sign||Cancer. .|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Weight||Kilograms: 74 Kg.
Pounds: 163 lbs.
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 9".
Centimeters: 175 cm.
Meters: 1.75 m.
|Distinctive feature||1. Smily Face.
2. Hairy Chest.
3. Stylish Looks.
|Eye Color||Dark Brown.|
|Shoe Size (UK)||9.|
|Hair Color||Dark brown.|
|Tattoos||Yes: On his full body.
|School||Barclay Secondary School.|
|Alma Mater||1. North Hertfordshire College.
2. National Youth Theatre.
|Last Updated||On 17 June 2020 (©️ Copyright - Dreshare.com).|
|Parents||Father: Peter Westwick (Lecturer).
Mother: Carole Westwick (Psychologist).
|Siblings||Brothers: Will Westwick and one other.|
|Career & Wealth|
|Net worth (approx.)||$2 million USD (as of 2020).|
|Filmography||1. Children of Men (2006).
2. Breaking and Entering (2006).
3. Son of Rambow (2007).
4. 100 Feet (2008).
5. S. Darko (2009).
6. The Commuter (2010).
7. Chalet Girl (2011).
8. J. Edgar (2011).
9. Romeo & Juliet (2013).
10. Last Flight (2014).
11. Bone in the Throat (2015).
12. Freaks of Nature (2015).
13. Billionaire Ransom (2016).
14. The Crash (2017).
15. Enemy Lines (2020).
16. Me, You, Madness (TBA).
|Awards||1. Teen Choice Awards.
2. Young Hollywood Awards.
|Television||1. Doctors (2006).
2. Casualty (2006).
3. Afterlife (2006).
4. Gossip Girl (2007-2012).
5. Californication (2009).
6. Wicked City (2015).
7. Family Guy (2017).
8. Snatch (2017).
9. White Gold (2017-2019).
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Girlfriend/ Affair||1. Jessica Szohr.
2. Jessica Serfaty.
3. Tamara Francesconi.
|Social media||Instagram: @edwestwick (7.2 million + followers).
Twitter: @EdWestwick (1 million + followers).
The Gossip Girl’s star Ed Westwick is in a relationship with model and actress “Tamara Francesconi”. Both of them are in a relationship with each other since October 2019. He also shares his memorable moments with her on his social media handles.
Before dating Tamara, Westwick had an affair with American actress “Jessica Szohr”. Ed and Jessica worked together in the show “Gossip Girl”. He started dating Szohr in the year 2008. After 6 years of relationship, the couple got separated because of some misunderstandings.
In between, his name also got linked with the actresses Phoebe Tonkin, Drew Barrymore, and Jessica Serfaty. At present, he is happy with his relationship with Francesconi. Ed Westwick loves to play guitar. He also has a collection of expensive guitars.
Some Lesser Known Facts About Ed Westwick
- After completing his diploma in acting from National Youth Theatre, he was selected for a small role of Alex in his first movie “Children of Men”
- After seeing his acting skills, the famous director “Anthony Minghella” cast him for the role of Zoran in his movie “Breaking and Entering”.
- Later, he made appearances in so many movies such as Chalet Girl, Bone in the Throat, etc.
- He made his debut in the television industry in the year 2006 with his first show “Doctors”.
- After that, he played the role of Johnny Cullin in the show “Casualty”.
- He worked in many TV shows but famously known for his performance in the show “Gossip Girl”.
- In 2020, he performed the role of Major Kaminiski in the action movie “Enemy Lines”.
- Ed Westwick earned the net worth of $2 million USD (as of 2020) from his acting vocation.
- On 16 June 2020, Ed Westwick launched his facemask line named “XOXO”.
- He informed his fans about his new face mask line through a hint on social media.
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- Ed Westwick is a supporter of Chelsea F.C. football team.
- In the year 2010, he worked in the short film “The Commuter”, which shot on Nokia N8 smartphone.
- Westwick is managed by Affirmative Entertainment.
- He also performed in many live stage shows as a band member of The Filthy Youth band.
- His favorite website is “Msn.co.uk”.
- In an interview, he said he wants to do landscape gardening.
- The famous actress Scarlett Johansson is his crush.
- Ed Westwick likes to live a farmer’s life.
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