Rick Cosnett – Biography, Facts & Life Story

Rick Cosnett Zimbabwean, Australian, American Actor

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Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Body Measurements 40-32-14 inches
Bodytype Athletic
Height 5 feet 8 inches (1.75 m)
Weight 72 kg (158 lbs)
Hair Color Light Brown
Eye Color Blue

Nickname James
Gender Male
Age 41 years old (in 2024)
Date of Birth April 6, 1983
Full Name Richard James Cosnett
Profession Actor
Nationality Zimbabwean, Australian, American
Birthplace Chegutu, Zimbabwe
Religion Judaism
Published on November 7, 2019 on 12:26 PM
Zodiac Sign Aries

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.




Rick Cosnett Education

Qualification: BFA Acting

School: Peterhouse Boys’ School
Bryden Country School

College: QUT Gardens Point Campus

Rick Cosnett Career

Profession: Actor

Known For: Famous for starring in The Vampire Diaries tv show


Film Debut: The Bet (2006)

The Bet (2006)
Movie poster

TV Show: Forensic Investigators (2004)

Forensic Investigators (2004)
TV Show poster

Net Worth: USD $1 million approx

Family & Relatives

Marital Status: In a relationship

Currently dating:

Katharina Samsel

Katharina Samsel
Rick Cosnett’s girlfriend

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Who is Rick Cosnett?

Rick Cosnett is a Zimbabwean, Australian, American actor, born on 06 April, 1983 in Chegutu, Zimbabwe.

How old is Rick Cosnett?

Rick Cosnett is 41 years old as of July 2024.

How tall is Rick Cosnett?

Rick Cosnett is 5 feet 8 inches (1.75 m).

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