Keean Johnson is an American actor and dancer. He played one of the lead roles, Hugo, in the film Alita: Battle Angel. On television, he has starred as Adam Freeman on the show Spooksville, and Colt Wheeler on Nashville, as well as having recurring roles on The Fosters and Guidance.

The actor was nominated for various awards and won several accolades throughout the journey. He was twice nominated for the category of ‘Young Artist Award for his work on Spooksville. Keep scrolling to find out more about the facts and recent updates on family life, educational background, relationship status, career, net worth, Controversies, and rumors about the actor.

Early life

Johnson was born on October 25, 1996, in colorado, united states of America. His full name is Keean Manny Johnson. As of now, he is 26 years old, by birth his sun sign is Scorpio. By nationality, he is American and holds American citizenship. He is of white ethnic background and is a believer in the religion Christianity.

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Image: Keean on the euphoria red carpet

He is the son of a British father and an American mother. His father’s name is Mark Johnson but there is no information regarding his mother. Although it is known that his mother is of three-quarters Hispanic descent (one-quarter Mexican and one-half Chilean). The actor also has a brother named Cade Johnson.

Educational Background

From a very young age, starting in the fourth grade, Keean’s mother homeschooled him alongside his younger brother. His mother’s decision was due to her philosophy that creativity was just as important as academia. In his interview with Flaunt, Johnson revealed that while growing up, his mother would make him do something creative in addition to learning things related to academia like maths, science, and social studies.

The actor then completed his higher-level education at the local school near his hometown. After that, he went to a university near Denver and completed his education. Nothing more has been disclosed about the actor’s educational achievements.

How was the childhood of the actor?

The actor grew up in a supportive environment. His parents were a strong support system throughout the journey. They encouraged him during homeschooling and acting lessons. Due to their kind support at an early age, Keean Johnson began to start his venture by the given appearance in Broadway Shows including ‘Billi Elliot’ and ‘Plainsong’.

The actor was homeschooled for a large portion of his childhood together with his younger brother Cade, he adjusted quite a bit of his time between his interests in dance, music, acting, and photography. In his leisure time, Keean kept on dancing and concentrating on his interests in making music, photography, and art. Altogether he had a wonderful childhood with a loving and caring family which lead him to be an exceptional person in this period.

Does the actor have a sibling?

The actor has a younger brother named Cade Johnson. Cade is also an ambitious actor and is portrayed in the Reagan biopic called Reagan on History Channel. His sibling is also following in his footsteps but there has been no recent information about his private and professional life.

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Image: Keean with his brother during his young day

Career Highlights

Johnson’s career began professionally when he was 11 years old, his first gig being a role in a stage play called Plainsong. His parents would later relocate to New York where Johnson would come to appear in over 300 Broadway shows. He had a part in the 2008 play Billy Elliot which went on to win a Tony Award.

Following his time in Manhattan, Keean Johnson 2010 relocated to Chicago where he continued acting in plays. It was while acting in one play that he was discovered by Claire Simon, a casting director, who saw deep into his talent and encouraged his family to relocate to Los Angeles to better his chances at an acting career.

His family yielded and upon reaching Hollywood, it didn’t take much time before Keean Johnson began bagging roles. His first screen gig was a recurring role as Colt Wheeler in the second season of Nashville. His role lasted from 2012 to 2018. While on the show, he booked another recurring role in The Fosters. His first series regular role was that of Adam Freeman on Hub Network’s Spooksville. The role which came right after he graduated from high school earned him two Young Artist Award nominations. He also starred in the famous high school show ‘Euphoria’ as the character Daniel He has a recurring role in six episodes.

Other hobbies and interests of the actor

Keean Johnson only began to receive recognition in the entertainment world in 2013, but he had been active in the spotlight since the age of 11. Johnson is a quadruple-threat with active careers as an actor, photographer, dancer, and musician. He manages to strike the right balance between his talents, sharing his photography and artworks on social media, and posting his dance videos on Youtube while booking both TV and film roles. Some of his small screen credits include Nashville and Spooksville and on the big screen, Alita: Battle Angel (2019) where he portrayed the role of Hugo.

What is the net worth of the actor?

Keean is a very hardworking and dedicated person; as a result, he has already got a chance to play in some high-budget movies. The $200 million budget movie Alita: Battle Angel grossed $405 million worldwide. Furthermore, Keean is already involved in multiple big-budget projects. Thus, the promising actor’s net worth will surely get a significant rise soon. 

Keean, 26, currently has an estimated net worth of $3 million. The primary source of his incoming is the actor’s successful acting career.

Physical Appearance

Keean is a handsome man with a dashing personality. He is mentally and physically fit and seems to have a healthy body. The actor is quite tall he measures 5 feet 7 inches (170 cm). Johnson currently weighs about 60 kg ( 132 Ibs). His eyes and hair are dark brown in color. The actor’s body measurements for his biceps, waist, and chest are 14-31-40 inches, respectively.

Dating Rumors, Is the actor in a relationship?

Rumors began circulating the internet that the popular actor had started a relationship with Sofia Boutella, an actress best known for appearing in movies such as “Star Trek: Beyond” in 2016, “Mummy” in 2017, and “Climax” in 2018 – the rumors were confirmed after the two appeared in 2019 at the “Alita” movie’s debut in Los Angeles, where they stated that they had been dating for more than a year.

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Image: Keeans’s girlfriend Sofia Boutella

They then began to talk about one another on their social media accounts – people and the media are often talking about the two as well, as Sofia is 14 years older than Keean. Before Keean, Sofia was in a relationship with Robert Sheehan, an actor best known for portraying Nathan Young in the “Misfits” TV show – their relationship lasted from March 2014 to October 2018.

Controversies and rumor

Overall there are no serious controversies or rumors related to the actor. It seems the actor has a rumor-free personality and does his work without harming others. The actor has always won the hearts of the audience with his dashing personality and humble nature.

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