Nathan Kress is a former child actor, and now a popular star of the TV series “iCarly”, portraying Freddie Benson. He is married, and his wife is an actress and stunt performer London Elise Kress. The two have been married since 15th November 2015 and have one child together, Rosie Carolyn Kress.
Untold Truth of Rosie Carolyn Kress
Rosie Carolyn Kress was born on the 21st December 2017 in Los Angeles, California USA; the only child of Nathan and London Elise, her birth was widely covered by magazines, including People.com, who shared the happy news with the public the following morning.
Rosie is closing on her third birthday, and for now is only known as the daughter of celebrity parents. There might be a possibility that she will follow in her father’s footsteps and become a child actress, but for now, there is no information about that.
Rosie Carolyn Kress’ Father, Nathan Kress
Born Nathan Karl Kress on the 18th November 1992, in Glendale, California USA; the son of Steven Kress and his wife Rita, he has two brothers, neither involved in show business.
Nathan started showing his interest in performing arts from an early age, as he would display a natural talent for memorizing and re-enacting the shows he saw on television. This had his mother take him to an open cattle call (large number) audition, and after being noticed by a number of talent agencies and scouts, Nathan was signed to an agent. He was subsequently home-schooled, and but wanted to attend the University of California, Los Angeles, apparently now in abeyance.
Career Beginnings and Rise to Stardom
Once he signed with a talent agent, Nathan started doing various print advertisements, but also appearing in commercials and doing voice-over roles. As he was becoming more experienced he was called by several casting directors, and his first work in a full-length film was as the voices of Easy and Tough Pup in the animated film “Babe: Pig in the City”. After this, he decided he needed a hiatus and returned to school for the next five years and lived a normal life, before he returned to acting.
Nathan’s first engagement was on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”, portraying several characters in the comedy sketch part of the show. He continued with voice parts, and voiced Eizan in the animated series “Shuriken School” (2006-2007), but then in 2007 he got the opportunity of a lifetime, when chosen for the role of Freddie Benson in the Disney TV series “iCarly”. He starred in 95 episodes from 2007 to 2012, with other stars Miranda Cosgrove, Jerry Trainor and Jennette McCurdy. The series became very popular, and Nathan a star.
While on the show, he didn’t work much on other projects, but appeared in the television film based on “iCarly”, entitled “iCarly: iGo to Japan” in 2008, and also provided the voice to his character in the video game “iCarly”.
His next big role was as Trey in the film “Into the Storm” (2014), starring Richard Armitage, Sarah Wayne Callies and Matt Walsh, and in 2016 continued with the lead role in the horror-thriller film “Tell Me How I Die”, with Virginia Gardner and Kirby Bliss Blanton.
The following year he was EJ in the comedy film “Alexander IRL”, while in 2018 he was quite busy, firstly with a starring role in the film “Breaking Brooklyn”, next to Colin Critchley and Madeleine Mantock, and then he was Kyle in the TV comedy series “Alive in Denver”. One of his engagements from 2018 prolonged into 2019, the voice of JJ Jameson in the animated series “Pinky Malinky”. Most recently, he provided the voice of Mage in the animated short “Trick Moon”.
To speak further about his accomplishments in show business, Nathan is also a director; his debut came in 2015 with an episode of the TV series “Henry Danger”, and between 2015 and 2019, he directed a total of 11 episodes of the Primetime Emmy Award-nominated series. His other credit is the TV comedy series “Game Shakers”, signing six episodes as a director from 2016 to 2018.
Nathan Kress Net Worth and Personal Life
Nathan has become a praised actor, and with over 40 TV and film credits, Nathan’s net worth has increased to a large degree. According to sources, his wealth is estimated to be as high as $1.5 million, as of mid-2020.
Nathan is a practicing evangelical Christian, and has said that he feels a responsibility to be a great role model to his younger fans. His wife and Rosie’s mother, London Elise Kress is an actress and stunt performer, best known to the world for her work on the film “Into the Storm”. The two were very good friends before becoming romantic. Other than “Into the Storm”, London has also worked on the films “Grandma” and “Insidious: Chapter 3”.
Nathan has collaborated with several charitable organizations, including The Big Green Help, Make-A-Wish Foundation, and others. During his childhood, he went to Lithuania on a mission with the Christian missionary organization Youth With a Mission (YWAM), during which he contributed to building houses for the poor.