Rick Cosnett Biography, Facts & Life Story

Rick Cosnett Zimbabwean, Australian, American Actor

Quick Facts

Known ForWes Maxfield

Nickname:James

Full Name:Richard James Cosnett

Profession:Actor

Nationality:Zimbabwean, Australian, American

Age (as of 2019):36 years old

Date of Birth:April 6, 1983

Birthplace:Chegutu, Zimbabwe

Zodiac Sign: Aries

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height:5 feet 10 inches (1.75 m)

Weight:72 kg (158 lbs)

Chest:40 inches

Waist:32 inches

Bodytype:Athletic

Biceps:14 inches

Hair Color:Light Brown

Eye Color:Blue


Richard Cosnett was born on 6th April 1983 in Chegutu, Zimbabwe. Richard is a Zimbabwean-Australian performing actor. He was brought into the world with his original name as Richard James “Rick” Cosnett. Rick Cosnett’s granddad was the dean of the Royal School of Music.

Richard Cosnett experienced his early childhood in Zimbabwe. Later, he shifted to Australia and considered attending Queensland University of Technology (QUT) university for pursuing a BFA Acting degree. Richard Cosnett started his professional acting career by performing in various theater plays and further continue rendering his acting skills in the TV and film industry. Richard also went on producing different plays. Rick Cosnett has 2  younger sisters. Richard Cosnett presently resides in the United States.

Rick Cosnett has been an expert performing artist since 2004. In 2004, he appeared in TV series arrangement Forensic Investigators where he performed the role of Mal Henshall in the 8 episodes. Later, Rick Cosnett worked as Brad Partridge in the TV show HeadLand for 3 episodes.

Richard Cosnett is quite renowned for his outstanding characters in various television series such as of Wes Maxfield in The Vampire Diaries,  and Elias Harper in Quantico. Richard Cosnett is a first cousin of famous and legendary artist and filmmaker Hugh Grant. Rick Cosnett depicted the character of Eddie Thawne in the principal 1st season of Television series arrangement The Flash. He sporadically repeated his character in the ensuing seasons of The Flash as a visiting guest star appearances.

He performed the repetitive role of Dr. Wesley Maxfield, in the CW occult drama series The Vampire Diaries. His role character went on from 2013 to 2014 for 12 episodes.  In reality, Rick Cosnett is just 2 years younger than Shaun Sipos. In spite of the fact, Rick’s character role in The Vampire Diaries (2009) is suggested to be numerous years seasoned than role character of Shaun Sipos where he goes about as his legitimate guardian. He is a previous housemate of Brooke Mickan, and Kelly Durnell where they together embraced a feline cat. Rick Cosnett cherishes indoor activity games and is fond of on playing chess.

On the more brilliant side, Rick’s fans got the opportunity to see their most loved superhuman in real life as an FBI examining analyst in ABC’s TV show arrangement Quantico. Notwithstanding being openly gay, Rick Cosnett’s Quantico role of Elias Harper is depicted as entertaining, clever and splendidly brilliant. Be that as it may, his transparently gay character in the series got his fans unsuspectingly curious.

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Rick Cosnett Education

Qualification: BFA Acting

School: Peterhouse Boys' School
Bryden Country School

College: QUT Gardens Point Campus

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Rick Cosnett Career

Profession: Actor

Known For: Wes Maxfield

Salary: Under review

Net Worth: USD $1 million approx

Family & Relatives

Father: Not known

Mother: Not known

Brother(s): Not known

Sister(s): Not known

Marital Status: Unmarried

Wife/Girlfriend: Katharina Samsel

Children: None

Ex Girlfriends:

Not known

Rick Cosnett Favorites

Hobbies: Travelling, Listengning music

Favorite Actor: John Wesley Shipp

Favorite Actress: Candice Patton

Favorite Destination: London

Favorite Color: Black

Favorite TV Show: Vampire Diaries

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