Charlie Carver Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Charlie Carver Quick Info
Height5 ft 10 in
Weight73 kg
Date of BirthJuly 31, 1988
Zodiac SignLeo
BoyfriendUnknown

Charlie Carver is an American actor known for portraying various important roles in popular TV shows and films like Desperate HousewivesTeen Wolf, and The Leftovers. He has also acted in popular theatre productions like The Boys in the Band. He has a huge social media fan base with more than 2 million followers on Instagram, more than 1 million followers on Twitter, and more than 60k followers on Facebook.

Born Name

Charles Carver Martensen

Nick Name

Charlie

Charlie Carver at the 2013 San Diego Comic Con International
Charlie Carver at the 2013 San Diego Comic-Con International (Gage Skidmore / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Sun Sign

Leo

Born Place

San Francisco, California, United States

Residence

Los Angeles, California, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Charlie Carver went to the St. Paul’s Boarding School in Concord, New Hampshire. However, in his sophomore year, he got enrolled at the Interlochen Arts Academy, Michigan.

After finishing high school, he got admission at the University of Southern California and graduated in 2012. He later took acting classes at The American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco.

Occupation

Actor

Family

  • Father – Robert Martensen (Physician, Historian, and Author)
  • Mother – Anne Carver (Philanthropist and Community Activist)
  • Siblings – Max Carver (Younger Identical Twin Brother) (Actor, Director, Writer, Producer)
  • Others – Lorenz Thomas “Marty” Martensen, Jr. (Paternal Grandfather), Bernice Helen Sommer (Paternal Grandmother), George William Douglas Carver (Maternal Grandfather), Margaret Hitchcock (Maternal Grandmother)

Manager

Charlie Carver is represented by Brooklyn-based Authentic Talent and Literary Management.

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 10 in or 178 cm

Weight

73 kg or 161 lbs

Charlie Carver (Left) and Max Carver as seen in July 2013
Charlie Carver (Left) and Max Carver as seen in July 2013 (Gage Skidmore / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Boyfriend / Spouse

Charlie Carver has dated –

  1. Steve Miller (2018) – In 2018, Charlie was linked with a man named Steve Miller. He had shared a picture of him kissing an unidentified man and after some research, some tabloids found out that it was Miller. However, the picture was later deleted from his feed so it isn’t known whether they are still together.

Race / Ethnicity

White

He has German, English, Irish, French-Canadian, Danish, and Scottish ancestry.

Hair Color

Dark Brown (Natural)

He often tends to dye his hair ‘blonde’.

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Gay

Distinctive Features

  • Prominent nose
  • Heavy jawline

Brand Endorsements

Charlie Carver hasn’t done endorsement work for any brand yet.

Religion

He hasn’t spoken about his religious views publicly.

Charlie Carver in an Instagram selfie as seen in January 2018
Charlie Carver in an Instagram selfie as seen in January 2018 (Charlie Carver / Instagram)

Best Known For

  • Being cast in the role of Porter Scavo on the comedy-drama TV series, Desperate Housewives.
  • Having played the role of Ethan in the teen fantasy drama TV series, Teen Wolf.
  • Being cast in the 1st season of the mystery drama TV series, The Leftovers.

First Film

In 2012, he made his theatrical film debut in the comedy movie, Fred 3: Camp Fred.

First TV Show

In 2008, Charlie Carver made his first TV show appearance as Porter Scavo in the You’re Gonna Love Tomorrow episode of the ABC TV series, Desperate Housewives.

Personal Trainer

To prepare for his role as a werewolf in the Teen Wolf, Charlie had to undertake a grueling workout regime. He and his brother were trained together by Tony Wisniewski, who was hired by the show producers to whip their young stars in the right shape.

Tony created a workout regime that had his trainees lifting free weights so as to bulk their skinny frames. He also included core exercises such as crunches and planks on the medicine ball in the workout regime.

Charlie was also asked to eat a healthy diet with a focus on lean meats and fresh vegetables. He had to refrain from eating junk and sugary food.

Charlie Carver Favorite Things

  • Food – Seafood
  • TV Shows – Game of Thrones
  • Childhood Music Bands – Eagles, Green Day, and Alanis Morissette
SourceJust Jared, Crush Fanzine
Charlie Carver speaking at the 2017 San Diego Comic Con International
Charlie Carver speaking at the 2017 San Diego Comic-Con International (Gage Skidmore / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Charlie Carver Facts

  1. While living in Los Angeles, he had gone shopping for a pair of shoes, when a man came up to him and told him that he looked like a young Matt Damon and he should give acting a try. He left his card with Charlie, who looked it up on IMDb and found that he was a representative from a big agency.
  2. About 2 weeks after he was handed a card by a representative, he bagged a role in the TV series, Desperate Housewives.
  3. He is fond of body art and has got a couple of tattoos. He had even got a rocket inked on the inside of his bicep.
  4. While he was born on July 31, his younger twin was born 7 minutes later on August 1.
  5. He got his first stage acting gig while he was in the 8th grade as he was cast in the role of fairy trickster Puck in his school’s production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
  6. In 2018, he made his Broadway debut with a role of a cowboy in the revival of Mart Crowley’s The Boys in the Band.
  7. In January 2016, he came out as gay in a series of touching Instagram posts. He had told his family about his sexual orientation in his teens but waited for a long time to feel comfortable about his sexual orientation as an actor.
  8. Follow him on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Featured Image by Gage Skidmore / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0

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