Austin P. McKenzie Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Austin P. McKenzie Quick Info
Height5 ft 9 in
Weight65 kg
Date of BirthAugust 24, 1993
Zodiac SignVirgo
Girlfriend / BoyfriendKevin McHale

Austin P. McKenzie is an American actor, singer, and ASL interpreter known for appearing in popular TV shows like When We Rise. He has portrayed important roles in various theatrical productions like Spring Awakening and has done endorsement work for brands such as Wicked Clothes. Austin has a mild social media fan base with more than 30k followers on Instagram.

Born Name

Austin P. McKenzie

Nick Name

Patrick Hawthorne

Austin P. McKenzie promoting Wicked Clothes in an Instagram post in October 2017
Austin P. McKenzie promoting Wicked Clothes in an Instagram post in October 2017 (Austin P. McKenzie / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Virgo

Born Place

Mesa, Arizona, United States

Residence

New York City, New York, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Austin McKenzie went to the Columbia College Chicago and graduated in 2014 with a Bachelor’s degree in Vocal Performance and American Sign Language. At the college, he studied Childhood Education and American Sign Language with an aim to become special needs teacher.

Occupation

Actor, Singer, ASL Interpreter

Family

  • Father – Unknown
  • Mother – Unknown
  • Siblings – Unknown

Manager

Austin McKenzie is represented by Los Angeles based ICM Partners (Talent and Literary Agency).

Genre

Soundtrack, Musical

Instruments

Vocals

Label

Hollywood Records

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 9 in or 175 cm

Weight

65 kg or 143 lbs

Girlfriend / Boyfriend / Spouse

Austin McKenzie has dated –

  1. Kevin McHale (2018-Present) – The reports of Austin dating actor Kevin McHale first started swirling around in the early months of 2017. The reports of them dating became more substantial in April 2018 as Kevin shared a picture of him cuddling up with Austin on his Instagram account. Later, he posted a picture of him sharing someone’s hand, which was suspected to be Austin’s hand.
Austin P. McKenzie in an Instagram post as seen in October 2017
Austin P. McKenzie in an Instagram post as seen in October 2017 (Austin P. McKenzie / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

White

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Green

Sexual Orientation

Disputed

Distinctive Features

  • Boyish good looks
  • Defined jawline
  • Green eyes

Brand Endorsements

Austin McKenzie has used his social media popularity to endorse brands like Wicked Clothes.

Religion

He hasn’t spoken about his religious views publicly.

Austin P. McKenzie as seen in October 2016
Austin P. McKenzie as seen in October 2016 (Austin P. McKenzie / Instagram)

Best Known For

  • Having masterfully portrayed Melchior Gabor in the Broadway Revival of Spring Awakening. He won multiple accolades and awards for his performance in the play.
  • Having played the role of young LGBT activist Cleve Jones in the ABC miniseries, When We Rise.

As a Singer

In 2017, he lent his voice to the Thinking of You soundtrack of the drama miniseries, When We Rise.

First Film

In 2017, he made his theatrical film debut in the drama movie, Speech & Debate.

First TV Show

In 2015, Austin McKenzie made his first TV show appearance in the Roommates 101 episode of the TV series, The 101.

Personal Trainer

His workout routine and diet plan aren’t known.

Austin P. McKenzie Favorite Things

  • Snacks – Anything cooked by his grandmother
  • Movie – East of Eden (1955)
  • Album – Back to Black by Amy Winehouse
  • Book – Letters to a Young Poet by Rainer Maria Rilke
SourceBroadway Box
Austin P. McKenzie with his dog as seen in September 2017
Austin P. McKenzie with his dog as seen in September 2017 (Austin P. McKenzie / Instagram)

Austin P. McKenzie Facts

  1. While growing up, he aspired to become a music minister.
  2. At the age of 15, he started assisting at a summer camp called Lions Camp Tatiyee, which especially catered to children and adults with mental and physical disabilities. He worked with the camp for 6 years. While working at Lions Camp Tatiyee, he first came in touch with the deaf people. His work at the camp inspired him to pursue studies at Columbia College Chicago so as to become a special needs teacher.
  3. After graduating from the college, he sent his tape to the creative team at Deaf West Theatre and director Michael Arden as he aimed to get hired as an interpreter for company’s ASL-inclusive run of Spring Awakening. However, the creative team saw that he had a potential as an actor and asked him to audition for the leading role of radical atheist Melchior Gabor in the play.
  4. Follow him on Instagram.

Featured Image by Austin P. McKenzie / Instagram

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