Donald Joseph Qualls is a producer, actor, and model who has been known for his appearances on TV shows like The Big Bang Theory, Castle, Scrubs, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, and more. He has also appeared in films like Hustle and Flow, Road Trip as well as The New Guy. He is best known for his work in films including Road Trip, The New Guy, and The Core. His other successful projects include Breaking Bad, Supernatural, and The Big Bang Theory. She is currently a star in Z Nation and The Man in the High Castle.
Early Life, Bio, And Education Of
DJ Qualls was born to Debbie Qualls and Connie Qualls on 10th June 1978 and is one of their five children. He was born in Nashville, Tennessee and his nationality is American. His ethnicity is White. He was raised in Manchester.
He was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma when he was 14. He got treatment for two years and his cancer was then called to be in remission.
He graduated from the Coffee County Central High School and also was an active member of the Red Raider Band. He then enrolled in the King’s College, London, and studied English literature and language.
Qualls then enrolled in the Belmont University situated in Nashville and started acting in a theater company. After appearing as an extra in the 1994 film Against the Wall, he landed the role of Jason in Mama Flora’s Family.
Career And Wiki
DJ Qualls was an extra in the 1994 HBO film Against the Wall. In 1998, he landed the small role of Jason in the miniseries Mama Flora’s Family while participating in community theater. He then featured in Road Trip (2000), he was asked to come from the Atlanta office to meet producer Ivan Reitman in California.
DJ worked as a model for Prada and played the role of Neil Lawrence in the 2001 show Chasing Holden. In 2002, Qualls played the role of Archie in the film Comic Book Villians and also starred in the film Big Trouble.
His other appearances include acting in The New Guy, The Core, Delta Farce, and Hustle and Flow. His television roles including, Garth Fitzgerald on Supernatural, as well as on Scrubs, Criminal Minds, Scrubs, Law and Order, Lost, The Big Bang Theory, Memphis Beat, Numbers, CSI, and more. He has also been featured in many videos. He has also starred in many videos and has written a book.
In the year 2017, Qualls went on to appear in the TV series Fargo.
Net Worth And Salary
According to The Richest, DJ Qualls has an estimated net worth of around $5 million as of 2019, which can be attributed to the number of appearances he has given on-screen. The actor has played a number of major roles in both movies and TV series.
Qualls' first big screen came in the year 2000 when he landed a role in the blockbuster movie Road Trip which became the instant hit at the box office grossing over $119 million worldwide against its production cost was $16 million. In the movie, he shared the screen along with Breckin Meyer, Seann William Scott, Amy Smart, and Rachel Blanchard.
In the year 2005, the actor played the role in the movie Hustle & Flow which also grossed a whopping amount of net worth racking up over $23 million against $2.8 million movies. His role in the movies and TV series is a major part of his net worth. As an actor, his annual salary is over $51,000.
Even though modeling earned him crucial exposure and money, of course, this extraordinary model stuck to acting since it was the main object of his pa s sion. Further information about his property, house, and car is yet to be revealed.
After Years Of Speculations, Qualls Finally Came Out In 2020
DJ has been part of numerous speculations regarding his sexuality in previous years, but he had always remained a mum until now.
In Jan 2020, he came out as gay via Twitter. He wrote:
“It is 11:20 pm, I just came out on stage at a @jimjefferiesshow in San Diego. Yep, I’m gay. Been gay this whole time. Tired of worrying about what people would think of me. Tired of worrying about what it would do to my career.”
However, he is still very private about his relationship and is possibly single at the moment. Prior, in 2006, he was rumored to be dating actress, Nikki Reed. The relationship, however, ended up in a split in 2007.
She then moved on with her life. She dated Paul McDonald for several years and separated from him. She married Ian Somerhalder in 2015 and is living happily with him to date.
In many interviews, he stated that,
I am a nerd and would marry someone who is as interested in comic books as I am. I prefer that my future wife or girlfriend comes from the same professional background as mine which would help us to understand each other better.
Though he hid his sexuality from the public, he seems to be ready to get married and start a family. We wish him all the best for the future.
Did you know? It has been also reported that the actor stole a $5 K pair of sneakers before got such mainstream.
Age, Height, And Other Facts
- As of 2021 Qualls' age is 42 years.
- Birth sign: Gemini
- Height: Qualls stands at 6' (1.83 m).
- Weight: He weighs 140 lbs (64 kg)
- Eye color: Blue
- Hair color: Brown
- Once he was said to be the top 5 skinny actors in the world but later he gained weight.
- He has also said that Chemo has highly affected his body.
by sanjeet, 14 Dec, 2015