|Net Worth||$6 Million|
|Height||5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)|
|Profession||Singer, Actor, Author|
|Date of Birth||Oct 26, 1971 (50 years old)|
|Nationality||United States of America|
What is the net worth of Anthony Rapp?
American actor and musician Anthony Rapp has a net worth of $6 million. Anthony Rapp is most remembered for creating the part of Mark Cohen in “Rent” on Broadway. On stage, he originated the role of Lucas in the 2014 musical “If/Then” and portrayed Charlie Brown in the 1999 Broadway production of “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown.” Rapp has also starred in “Adventures in Babysitting,” “School Ties,” “Dazed and Confused,” and “A Beautiful Mind,” and he portrays Lieutenant Commander Paul Stamets on “Star Trek: Discovery.”
Rapp is up for two Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards, one Online Film & Television Association Award, and one Screen Actors Guild Award.
In late October 2017, Anthony Rapp recounted an incident from 1986, when he was 14 years old and Kevin Spacey allegedly made a sexual proposal to him. The claims prompted Spacey to deliver an apology and simultaneously come out as a homosexual man. Something that has long been suspected.
Childhood and Education
Anthony Rapp was born in Chicago, Illinois on October 26, 1971 to parents Douglas and Mary, who divorced three years later. His mother reared him in neighboring Joliet together with his elder sister and older brother, Adam. Rapp participated in community theater as a child and received accolades for his singing. He attended Joliet West High School and the Michigan Interlochen Arts Camp. Rapp traveled to New York in 1989 to participate in the film program at New York University, but dropped out after one semester.
Beginnings of Careers on Stage
In 1981, Rapp made his theatrical debut in the off-Broadway production of “Youth is Broken” and later participated in a performance of “Evita” as a member of the children’s chorus. Subsequently, he made his Broadway debut in “The Little Prince and the Aviator,” a musical adaptation of the story “The Little Prince,” which closed during previews. Rapp then starred in “The King and I”, “Precious Sons”, “Six Degrees of Separation”, “The Destiny of Me”, “Sophistry”, “Trafficking in Broken Hearts”, and “Raised in Captivity”.
Breakthrough with “Rent” and Career Progression
Rapp’s breakthrough came in 1995, when he debuted the part of Mark Cohen in the off-Broadway production of “Rent” by Jonathan Larson. Later, in 2007, he resumed the role in a Broadway revival, and in 2009, he did it in another national tour. In the latter part of the 1990s, Rapp appeared in the off-Broadway production “Bright Lights, Big City” and the 1999 Broadway revival of “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” as the title role.
Rapp starred in his brother Adam’s drama “Nocturne” in 2001. The next year, he portrayed Henry V in a performance of “Henry V” in Boston. Following “Hedwig and the Angry Inch,” Rapp worked on “Private Jokes Public Places,” “Little Shop of Horrors,” and “The 24 Hour Plays.” In 2005, he portrayed Dr. Madden in the world premiere of the rock musical “Feeling Electric,” which eventually became “Next to Normal” on Broadway. From 2007 until 2014, Rapp performed “Without You,” a one-man performance based on his memoir. During this period, he also performed in “Some Americans Abroad” and “POP!” and originated the part of Lucas in the musical “If/Then” alongside his “Rent” co-star Idina Menzel.
Rapp made his feature film debut in the ensemble cast of the 1987 adolescent comedy “Adventures in Babysitting.” He then appeared in “Grave Secrets,” “Far from Home,” and “School Ties.” In 1993, Rapp participated in two critically praised films, including the coming-of-age comedy “Dazed and Confused” and the drama “Six Degrees of Separation,” in which he repeated his role from the original stage production. Next, he appeared in the blockbuster disaster film “Twister.” Rapp concluded the decade of the 1990s with starring in the comedy “Man of the Century.”
Early in the twenty-first century, Rapp acted in the erotic comedy “Road Trip” and the Best Picture-winning biographical drama “A Beautiful Mind.” He featured in the musical “Open House” as well. In 2005, Rapp repeated his stage role as Mark Cohen in the film adaptation of “Rent,” and he also participated in his brother’s drama “Winter Passing.” Among his more works are “Let Them Chirp for a While,” “Blackbird,” “The Other Woman,” “Junction,” “Do You Take This Man,” and “bwoy.”
1990 marked Rapp’s debut on the small screen with the television film “Sky High.” Four years later, he appeared in “Assault at West Point: The Court-Martial of Johnson Whittaker,” another television picture. Rapp appears in later episodes of “The Lazarus Man,” “Spin City,” and “The X-Files.” In the decade of the 2000s, he appeared in “The Beach Boys: An American Family” and episodes of “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” “Kidnapped,” and “Psych.”
Rapp appeared in two episodes of “Stop the Bleeding” and three episodes of “The Knick” in 2015. In 2017, he began playing the lead role of Lieutenant Commander Paul Stamets on “Star Trek: Discovery”; the character is notable for being the first openly homosexual character in the television franchise. Additionally, Rapp has participated in the Netflix series “13 Reasons Why” and the documentary “Equal.”
After coming out to his mother at the age of 18, Rapp is regarded one of the first openly homosexual guys on Broadway. Nevertheless, he likes to identify as queer and has previously identified as bisexual. Rapp got engaged to his boyfriend Ken Ithiphol in November of 2019.
In December 2021, Anthony spent little more than $3.5 million for a condominium in New York City.
Allegations of Sexual Assault Against Kevin Spacey
Rapp said in 2017 that Kevin Spacey made unwanted sexual attempts towards him when he was 14 and Spacey was 26. The #MeToo movement motivated his decision to come forward at this time. In the years after his allegations, countless others have claimed sexual misconduct by Spacey. Rapp filed a lawsuit against the actor in 2020, accusing him of sexual assault, sexual violence, and intentional infliction of mental distress.