Andrew Rannells - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 9, 2022

Andrew Rannells
Profession: Actor, Singer
Best Known For: The Boys in the Band (film)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $4 million

Personal Details

Born on : August 23, 1978 (age 45)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Andrew Scott Rannells
Birth Place: Omaha, Nebraska, USA
Horoscope: Virgo
Father's Name: Ronald Rannells
Mother's Name: Charlotte Rannells
Siblings: 4

three sisters
one brother

High School: reighton Preparatory School
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (Polish, German, English, Irish)
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Gay
Marital Status: In Relationship
Boyfriend Name: Tuc Watkins

Body Measurements

Height: 1.85 meter (6 feet 1 inch)
Weight: 78 kg (171.96 lb)
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Andrew Rannells?

Andrew Rannells is an actor, singer by profession, and American by nationality. The Grammy Award-winning Broadway actor is well known for starring in Hairspray, Hamilton, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Jersey Boys, The Prom, The Boys in the Band. 

Andrew Rannells – Age, Parents, Siblings

Andrew Rannells’ birth took place on August 23, 1978, in Omaha, Nebraska, USA. He was born as Andrew Scott Rannells to mother Charlotte Rannells and father Ronald Rannells. He is not the only child of his parents and has four siblings, an older brother, and three sisters.

young Andrew Rannells (Image: Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

For education Andrew Rannells attended Creighton Preparatory School, graduating in 1997. He then moved to New York City where he studied theater at Marymount Manhattan College for two years before dropping out to audition for roles full-time. His ethnicity is Polish, German, English, and Irish. 

Andrew Rannells – Sexuality, Boyfriend, Relationship

Rannells is openly gay. He came out to his family when he was eighteen and to his theater friends later on but not at the all-boys Catholic school. He has been in a relationship with Justin Bartha. 

Currently, Andrew Rannells’ boyfriend is actor Tuc Watkins. The couple has been dating since 2019.

Tuc Watkins, Andrew Rannells (Image: Just Jared)

Andrew Rannells – Career

Early Days

Before Rannells won his first Broadway role, his first role was in Pokémon Live! (2000-2001) as James. He also voiced characters in a number of video games while he worked with 4Kids Entertainment between 2001 and 2004. 

He then went on to play roles in a number of regional theater productions such as Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Miss Saigon, and Thoroughly Modern Millie. 

Theatre, Movies, Series

In theatre Andrew Rannells has starred in Jersey Boys (2007), Lysistrata Jones (2010), The Book of Mormon (2011), Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2014), Hamilton (2014), and Broadway show Falsettos (2017), The Boys in the Band (2018).

On TV series he has had recurring roles in How I Met Your Mother (2013-2014), The Knick (2015), Another Period (2016), Black Monday (2019), and guest appearances in Will & Grace (2017), Live from Lincoln Center: Stars in Concert (2018), etc. Moreover, Rannells has been credited in the films The Intern (2015), The Stand-In (2020), The Boys in the Band (2020), The Prom (2020), etc.

Andrew Rannells (second from right)  in The Boys in the Band (Image: newyorktheatreguide)


On the set of The Prom, Andrew Rannells has starred alongside Nathaniel J. Potvin, Jo Ellen Pellman, Ariana DeBose, Kerry Washington, and Keegan-Michael Key.

Andrew Rannells – Awards, Nominations

Rannells has won the 2012 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album and 2017’s Audience Awards. He has also earned nominations for Tony Award (2011, 2017), Critics' Choice Television Award (2014), and Dorian Awards (2013), among others.

Andrew Rannells – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Rannells is estimated at around $4 million while the figure on his annual salary is unknown.

Andrew Rannells – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media handles Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, Andrew Rannells is followed by thousands of followers and counting.

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