Darren Criss Wedding Details With Musician Girlfriend, Parents, Height
American actress Darren Chris is best known for his role as Blaine Anderson on Fox's musical drama series, Glee (2010-2015).
He also gained huge acclamation for his portrayal of serial killer Andrew Cunanan in The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story (2018). For his performance in the crime drama series, he won a Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actor in a Series.
Apart from acting, Darren is also a talented musician; his very first EP- Human (2010)- made it on the US Billboard chart.
Darren Criss' Wedding Details
Darren Chriss is married to his longtime girlfriend, Mia Swier. The couple has been together since 2010.
They got engaged in January 2018 and tied the knot on 16th February 2019, Valentine's Day weekend at the Ace Hotel located in New Orleans.
Their wedding ceremony was a grand event that included a four-day celebration. It started on Valentine's day with an ’80s themed prom night and a comedy show.
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The next day was an excursion to the bayou in an airboat and a rehearsal dinner at night.
Finally, the wedding was on the third day. On the big day, the bride wore a Vera Wang strapless crepe gown and finished off the look with Dr. Martens boots. The groom, on the other hand, donned an off-white Giorgio Armani shawl-collar tuxedo.
Darren Criss with his wife, Mia Swier, on their wedding day (Photo: Entertainment Tonight's Instagram)
The couple officiated their own wedding.
After the wedding ceremony, came a cocktail reception. The reception included a concert where the couple's family and friends performed. And the after-party lasted till the next morning.
Chris' wife, Mia Swier, is a writer and producer who has worked at various showtime networks.
She studied Media Studies and Television Production, New York University's Steinhardt School. During her time at NYU, she worked for networks like ABC, NBC and USA Network.
After that, she has worked on TV programs such as Saturday Night Live, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, The Tony Awards, Glee, Scream Queens, Gracepoint, and The Mindy Project, to name a few.
Apart from that, Mia is also a musician of the Rock and Roll genre. She was a member of the alt-punk rock bands, Shoot the Freak and Guns n' Hoses.
Darren was born as Darren Everett Criss on 5th February 1987 in San Francisco, California, USA.
He was born to Charles William Criss- an investment banker and former director of the San Francisco Opera, and his mother, Cerina Chriss.
The Glee actor was raised alongside his older brother, Charles Criss, who is now a band member of the indie rock band, Freelance Whales.
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Dareen developed an interest in music and performing arts at a very young age. At the age of ten, he was accepted into the American Conservatory Theater, and he performed in classics like The Music Man and Diary of Anne Frank.
Some Other Facts
- Darren boasts a slender build and stands at the height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 meters).
- He completed his graduation with a degree in Theatre Performance and a double minor in Musicology from the University of Michigan in 2009.
- Darren portrayed a gay character in Glee and The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, but in 2018, he gave a statement saying that he would not be taking a gay man’s role in his future projects.