Cory Michael Smith: Is he Dating an Actress Girlfriend? Is He Gay?

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Cory Michael Smith: Is he Dating an Actress Girlfriend? Is He Gay?

Quick Information

  • Date of Birth 1986-11-14
  • Age 33 Years 8 Month(s)
  • Nationality American
  • Profession Actor
  • Zodiac Sign Scorpio
  • Religion Christianity
  • Ethnicity/Race White
  • Father David Smith
  • Mother Theresa Smith
  • Brother/s Chad Smith
  • Children/Kids Not Yet
  • Relationship Status Single
  • Divorce/Split Not Yet
  • Ex-Girlfriend Emilia Clarke (2014)
  • Gay Yes
  • Dating/Affair No
  • Nominees Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Villain
  • Career 2009–present
  • High School Hilliard Darby High School
  • College Otterbein University
  • Height/ How Tall? 6' 0½" (1.84 m)
  • Weight 80 kg or 176.5 lbs
  • Hair Short
  • Hair Color Black
  • Eye Color Brown
  • Net Worth Not Disclosed

If you are a Batman fan then you must be keeping up to date with the sci-fi detective series, Gotham. The show provides origin stories of all the villains in Gotham City. A favorite fan villain, The Riddler is portrayed by actor, Cory Michael Smith. Know more about him.

Did you know that he was already dating a famous actress? Find out who she is. Also, discover if he has other dating history and much more.

Dating An Actress Girlfriend?

You will never be able to guess who was Cory's girlfriend; it was none other than the Khaleesi of Game of Thrones. Yes, Cory was rumored to be dating Emilia Clarke. They were believed to be dating in March 2014, but they eventually split up, according to reports.

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The details of their relationship are not there, but the actors, who shared the stage in Breakfast at Tiffany’s, were spotted together holding hands at the Vanity Fair in 2014. One of their fans also realized this and posted their pictures taken at the event on Twitter.

Emilia's Dating History

Besides the GOT actress, Cory has not been seen dating anybody else. However, Emilia has an entirely different history when it comes to dating. She is rumored to have dated actors like Jared Leto in 2014 and James Franco in 2013 and has confirmed relationships with Richard Madden from July 2012 to March 2013 and Seth Macfarlane. Her fling was with co-star Terminator: Genisys, Jai Courtney which lasted only a couple of months in 2015. 

Comes Out As Gay

Cory revealed his sexuality to the world in 2018. While promoting his same-sex AIDS-related movie, 1985, he came out as gay. The talented actor talked about his struggles of being inside the closet.

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While a teenager, Cory often made fake online accounts and found comfort in chatting with strangers. One day he stood up a really good friend on a date. After mistreating the companion, he opened up to his parents about his sexuality.

Although Cory opened up about his sexuality to his parents, self-confidence didn’t come to him quickly. He continued catfishing people online. Once the American actor made an account on gay.com and lied about being in New York and attending NYU, but Cory was actually in Finland at the time.

After talking for some time he confessed his lies, the online friend was angry but forgave him eventually. Cory got into a long distance relationship with the guy, but the lover duped the actor once he arrived in NewYork.

Cory's Short Bio

Cory Michael Smith was born on 14th November 1986, in Columbus, Ohio, US. He graduated from Hillard Darby High School. While he was interested in being a lawyer or a pianist, he attended Otterbein University and his major and minor were in art musical theater and jazz piano.

Cory Micahel Smith dresses up as his character Riddler on Gotham TV series aired on 6th April 2019 ( Photo: Cory Micahel Smith's Instagram)

He has an outstanding amount of net worth estimated to be around $2 million. He was involved in the project, Wonderstruck that released in 2017. He is mostly known for his work in the series, Gotham where he has been involved with from 2014 to 2019.

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