Gerard Canonico Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Aashita Dhingra
Feb 20, 2024 By Aashita Dhingra
Originally Published on May 28, 2022
Gerard Canonico was inspired to start acting after watching the movie 'Footloose'!
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About Gerard Canonico

Did you know that Gerard Canonico is a huge fan of Billy Joel, the famous musician?
Gerard Canonico was born into a family of musicians, but he wanted to expand his field beyond music. He eventually started off as a model before shifting to pursue his career as a stage actor.
Gerard Canonico has been passionate about music from a young age and has released a self-titled album with the band 'Taking Chances'. He is also a member of two other bands as of now- 'Imperial Cities' and 'The Dude Ranch'. He is also hugely popular on social media, having over 40,000 followers on his Instagram account. Read along to know more.

Gerard Canonico's Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Gerard Canonico's net worth?

Gerard Canonico has an estimated net worth of $1 million-$5 million.

How much does Gerard Canonico earn per year?

There is currently no information available on the annual income of Gerard Canonico. However, it is estimated that he earns a good amount from his acting gigs.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Gerard Canonico?

Gerard Canonico is 5 ft 4 in (165 cm) tall.

How old is Gerard Canonico?

Gerard Canonico's birthday is on July 23, 1989, making him 32 years old as of now.

Childhood And Education

Gerard Canonico was born in Matawan, New Jersey, United States of America. Canonico's parents were both musicians, with his father being a professional music teacher. He was always interested in music from a young age and started singing when he was ten years old. He also learned how to play the guitar and the drums. He attended Mater Dei High School and started modeling from a young age. He had stated that he eventually ended up finding modeling to be boring, which was when his mother suggested that he try his hand at acting. He took part in a play when he was in school and played the part of a tree, whilst also being an ensemble member at his school.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Gerard Canonico dating?

Gerard Canonico is currently dating his girlfriend, Kat Nardizzi.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Gerard Canonico made his Broadway debut playing the role of Gavroche in 'Les Misérables'. He continued to play the role in the musical for a period of one and a half years before eventually moving on to perform at Madison Square garden. He took up the role of Jonathan in the production of 'A Christmas Carol'. The American actor was also a part of the cast of 'King And I' at the Paper Mill Playhouse.
Gerard Canonico was part of the 2001 tour of 'Casper The Musical', where he worked with the actress Chita Rivera in various states across the USA, including Dallas, Kansas City, and Atlanta. While continuing to be a part of the cast of 'Les Misérables', Canonico participated in readings for the musical 'The Prince And The Pauper', which was performed at The Lamb's Theater. The singer made his first appearance in the show during its opening day, where he played the role of Tom Canty, the pauper. The actor also performed at the same venue again in 2004 when he played the role of Brett in the production of 'Children's Letters To God'.
Gerard Canonico was an understudy for the male actors in the Broadway musical titled 'Spring Awakening'. He played the role of Moritz for the show, which was performed at Eugene O'Neil Theater, and continued playing the role till the very end of the show a year later. The cast also included John Gallagher Jr and Brian Charles Johnson, whom he had worked with in 'Spring Awakening'. 2009 was a hallmark year in Canonico's career when he was a member of the cast of 'American Idiot', a musical which was based on the hit 'Green Day' album by the same name. The American actor continued to be a part of the show until its ending and finished as an ensemble member. He also performed at Two River Theater in New Jersey, playing the role of Rich Goranski in the world premiere of the musical 'Be More Chill' in 2018 in the show's off-Broadway production. The show eventually moved to the Lyceum theatre a year later for its Broadway premiere. The American Idiot actor has also been a part of the Broadway production of the Bill Murray film titled 'Groundhog Day'. The singer also played the role of Goliath in an off-Broadway' rendition of 'Stand Tall' as part of the NYMF festival. He was also an understudy for the character of Evan Hansen for the off-Broadway production of 'Dear Evan Hansen'.
Canonico was also a part of the musical titled '21 Chump Street', as well as the part of an off-Broadway production of 'Brooklynite'. He has spoken about his pre-show ritual, stating that he likes to stretch and play his guitar to calm his nerves before a performance.

Other Interesting Gerard Canonico Facts And Trivia

  • Gerard Canonico's zodiac sign is Leo.
  • Before getting his first acting job, Canonico used to work at McDonald's, a fast-food restaurant.
  • Gerard Canonico is a big fan of 'West Side Story'.

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Actor, Singer


Mater Dei High School

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Kat Nardizzi
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