Taylor Frey is an American actor, famous for portraying Don Hagerty in the horror thriller, It: Chapter 2 (2019). He has also appeared in the TV shows like Gossip Girl and Carrie Diaries.
Talking about his personal life, Taylor who is openly gay is married to fellow actor Kyle Dean Massey since 2016. The two also welcomed their first child, a daughter via surrogate in October 2021.
To know more about Taylor Frey’s personal and professional life, keep scrolling down.
Taylor Frey’s Early Life and Education
Frey was born on 28 April 1989, in Las Vegas, Nevada. He is the son of Gerald Ford and Betty Ford. Growing up in his hometown of Las Vegas, Frey went to Viewmont High School. Later, he earned his bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University. While at college, Taylor was almost expelled because of the forbidding ‘sexual contact’ honor code of the university.
Taylor Frey’s Career and Filmography
The 33-year-old actor started his career as a Broadway actor and worked on several broadway projects before he moved to films and television. Over the years, the actor has made appearances on numerous hit movies and TV shows.
Frey started his career with a guest appearance as petty officer Hamilton Steeves on Live from Lincoln Center.
Taylor’s other TV roles came in Gossip Girl (2010), The Miraculous Year (2011), Days of our Lives (2012), and The Carrie Diaries (2013), among others. Besides, he has also made big screen appearances in the films like G.B.F (2013), Summertime (2016), and It Chapter Two (2019).
Furthermore, the actor has also performed in musical plays like National Tour of Hairspray, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, and more.
Taylor Frey is Openly Gay – Married Kyle Dean Massey In a Private Ceremony
Many of you might be unaware that Taylor Frey is openly gay. In fact, he is happily married to his husband Kyle Dean Massey. The adorable couple tied the knot on October 1, 2016, in a private wedding attended by their friends and family. The pair organized a lavishing wedding in Palm Springs, California followed by a stunning sunset ceremony at their private residence.
Frey’s brother Travis officiated their nuptials where the lovebirds were walked down the aisle by their respective mothers. Meanwhile, West end and Broadway star Scarlet Strallen performed a song during the ceremony.
According to People, the newly married couple hosted a wedding reception in the backyard of their residence where the party until 2 in the morning. Guests and other attendees enjoyed the wedding cake, made by Frey’s mother, and the signature drink, a rosemary-infused lemon vodka cocktail.
A Short Bio of Taylor Frey Husband Kyle Massey
Taylor’s husband, Kyle is also an actor like Taylor himself. Kyle was born on November 18, 1981, in Southwest Missouri, United States. He grew up in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Talking about his parents, Kyle’s father was a certified public accountant and his mother Janice Massey was a teacher.
Kyle started his acting career in 2006. He has been working as an actor for over one and a half decades. Kyle is known for his roles in Broadway plays like Broadway Musical Wicked, Pippin, and Next to Normal. Moreover, he also portrayed the recurring role of openly gay country music songwriter Kevin Bicks on the ABC9 musical drama series Nashville.
Taylor and His Husband Welcomed Their First Child
Taylor and his husband Kyle welcomed their first child, a daughter Rafa Massey-Frey on October 31, 2021, via surrogacy. The duo exclusively announced the good news with PEOPLE magazine.
The child was born at the University of Tennessee Medical, Labor and Delivery. The newly born baby girl who weighed 9 lbs was one week past her due date.
Taylor and Kyle exclusively shared their gratitude with the tabloid. They both thanked everyone who supported both actors throughout their journey. Kyle wrote,
“Seeing our daughter’s face for the first time is something I will never forget. It’s instant love.”
While Taylor wrote, “It is as if with a single look into her eyes the rest of the world melted away.” He added,
“She has stolen my heart forever and changed my perspective on life as a whole.“
On the other hand, the couple’s surrogate, Kayde Mason told handing over the beautiful girl to her daddies was “one of the most meaningful experiences” of her life.
Meanwhile, the proud fathers had previously announced that they were expecting their first child together back in April 2021.
Taylor Frey is Active on Social Media Platform
Like all the celebrities, Taylor is also active on social media, where he has shared a number of photos related to his work and his love life.
Taylor has bagged more than 39k followers on Instagram. Likewise, he has bagged around 10k followers on his TikTok account. Most of his Tiktok videos are related to the ongoing trends on Tiktok that also feature his husband and their daughter.
Like Taylor, his husband Kyle is also active on most social media platforms. Kyle has bagged 45.9k followers on Instagram while he has 19.8k followers on TikTok.
What is Taylor Frey’s net worth?
Taylor is a popular and successful actor. Even though he has yet to prosper in his acting career, he has certainly earned well. As of 2022, his estimated net worth is $4 million. He earned his fortune from his acting career as well as from ads and sponsor deals.
Likewise, his husband Kyle has a net worth of $6 million. Like Taylor, his husband Kyle also earns his fortune through the various ads and sponsors apart from his acting career.