Connor Jessup Biography: Age, Net Worth, Sibling, Parent, Instagram, Height, Wiki, Awards, Movies, Spouse

March 1, 2024 0 Posted By Gift Nworie

Connor William Jessup, famously known as Connor Jessup, a multi-talented Canadian individual, has made his mark in the entertainment industry as an actor, writer, and director.

 His notable performances include portraying Ben Mason in Falling Skies, Taylor Blaine and Coy Henson in American Crime, and Tyler Locke in Locke & Key. 

Additionally, Jessup has showcased his talent in feature films such as Blackbird (2012) and Closet Monster (2015), which have received acclaim.


  • Full Name: Connor William Jessup
  • Stage Name: Connor Jessup
  • Born: June 23, 1994
  • Age: 29 years old.
  • Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario
  • Nationality: Canada
  • Occupation: actor, writer, and director
  • Height: 1.8m
  • Parents: Bill Jessup and Brenda Thurston
  • Siblings: Liam
  • Spouse: Miles Heizer
  • Children: none
  • Relationship: Dating
  • Net Worth: $5 million

Early Life And Education

Connor Jessup, a Canadian actor, first entered the world on June 23, 1994, in the bustling city of Toronto, Ontario. Growing up in this vibrant metropolis, he was fortunate to have loving parents, Bill Jessup and Brenda Thurston, by his side.

 In addition to his parents, Connor also shares a special bond with his brother, Liam. Despite his successful acting career and public persona, Connor has chosen to keep details about his formal education private.


 Jessup’s acting career commenced when he was 11 years old, appearing as a child actor. Along his early journey, he took on a role in a stage adaptation of The Full Monty and eventually landed a significant part in the children’s T.V. series called The Saddle Club.

 Not only did he star in the show, but he also contributed by conceiving the storyline for one of its episodes. Furthermore, Jessup took on the role of executive producer for the independent film Amy George, which had its screening at the esteemed 2011 Toronto International Film Festival.

Following his five-season stint on Falling Skies, Jessup showcased his acting range in two independent films, Blackbird (2012) and Closet Monster (2015). 

The former delves into the emotional journey of a 17-year-old boy grappling with his sexuality, while the latter takes a dark comedic twist as a teenage boy uncovers his unique ability to draw monsters out of closets. These films garnered significant critical acclaim, with Jessup’s honest and sensitive portrayals earning high praise.

In 2016, Jessup joined the cast of the ABC anthology series American Crime, where he took on the challenging task of portraying two distinct characters. In the first season, he played the role of Taylor Blaine, while in the second season, he portrayed Coy Henson. 

Critics highly praised his performances in both roles. Jessup’s portrayal of Taylor Blaine earned him an Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Movie or Miniseries nomination at the Critics’ Choice Television Awards.

In 2020, Jessup joined the Netflix series Locke & Key cast as Tyler Locke. Based on a comic book series of the same name, the show follows three siblings who uncover a house filled with enchanted keys. Tyler’s portrayal by Jessup was praised for its profundity and subtlety. Throughout three seasons, the series received both critical acclaim and financial success.

Awards and Nominations


  •  Blackbird – Vancouver Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Canadian Film
  •  Closet Monster – Canadian Screen Award for Best Actor
  •  Falling Skies – Leo Award for Best Lead Performance by a Male in a Dramatic Series
  • American Crime – Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Movie or Miniseries
  •  American Crime – Online Film & Television Association Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture or Miniseries
  •  American Crime – TCA Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Drama


  •  Blackbird – Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film – Leading Young Actor
  •  Falling Skies – Leo Award for Best Lead Performance by a Male in a Dramatic Series
  •  Closet Monster – Canadian Screen Award for Best Picture
  •  American Crime – Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie
  •  American Crime – Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film
  • American Crime – Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie
  • Gold Derby TV Award – T.V. Movie/Mini Supporting Actor of the Decade
  •  Gold Derby TV Award – Breakthrough Performer of the Year
  •  Gold Derby TV Award – T.V. Movie/Mini Supporting Actor

Social Media

  • Instagram: @connorwjessup
  • Twitter: @ConnorJessup
  • Facebook: ConnorJessup

Personal Life

Connor Jessup, 29, a talented actor, is known for being openly gay and boldly embracing his true identity. In June 2019, he fearlessly took to Instagram to announce his sexuality, inspiring countless individuals.

 He is currently romantically involved with the esteemed American actor Miles Heizer, renowned for his exceptional portrayal of Alex Standall in the popular Netflix series 13 Reasons Why. Despite their thriving relationship, Connor Jessup and Miles Heizer have not yet embarked on the beautiful journey of parenthood.



  • Blackbird 
  • Closet Monster 
  • Strange But True 
  • Disappearance at Clifton Hill 
  • White Lie 


  • Falling Skies 
  • American Crime 
  • Locke & Key 
  • Director
  • Lira’s Forest 
  • Night Flight 
  • 30/30 Vision: 3 Decades of Strand Releasing 
  • Casey MQ: The Constant (music video) 
  • A.W. A Portrait of Apichatpong Weerasethakul 

Net Worth

Connor Jessup has a net worth of approximately $5 million. This substantial wealth has been acquired through his flourishing career as an actor and a writer. Throughout the years, Jessup has proven his talent and dedication in the entertainment industry, securing various roles in film and television projects.

 Additionally, he has showcased his writing skills, further contributing to his financial success. With an impressive net worth, Jessup is a testament to his hard work and achievements in the entertainment world.

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