Among the youngest American actors, Nolan Gould is widely known for his role of Luke Dunphy in family comedy show ‘Modern Family‘.
In the show, his character is the son of Claire and Phil Dunphy played by Julie Bowen and Ty Burrell and youngest sibling to Alex and Haley Dunphy played by Ariel Winter and Sarah Hyland.
Actor Nolan Gould was born on 28th October of 1998 in New York City of USA. He was born to father Edwin Gould and mother Angela Gould. His grandparents are from Alabama and he also has the descent of German, French, and English.
Nolan has an elder brother Aidan Gould who is also an actor.
After Nolan’s birth, the entire family moved to Alabama’s Phenix City. His father was in the military because of which they had to move there. Later when he was 5, the family again moved to California, USA.
Gould graduated his high school in the year 2012. He was just 12-years-old when he graduated after taking a GED test. Gould was on ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ at the age of 13 and there, he even quoted that he has IQ of 150.
Furthermore, he shared that he was planning to take college courses online.
Gould was just 3-years-old when he started his career out through commercials. Cute!
As an actor
Gould made his debut as an actor through the big screen in 2007. In the year, he played a minor role in movieThe McPassion.
This was followed by roles in movies like Waiting Room as Wild Child and in Sunny & Share Love You as Jason.
In 2008, Nolan played the role of Johnny in movie Montana. And next year in 2009 he played the role of sam in Space Buddies followed by a minor role in movie Hysteria.
Ultimately, in the same year, Gould was cast in comedy show ‘Modern Family’ as Luke Dunphy. His portrayal of Luke Dunphy is considered to be his best work to date.
In 2011, he also was cast in movie ‘Friends with Benefits’ as Sammy. Other movies done by Gould are 2012’s Ghoul, 2013’s The To Do List and 2014’s Field of Lost Shoes.
At the same time, Gould also made appearances in many TV shows like R.L. Stine’s The Haunting Hour as Jack Pierce and Good Luck Charlie as Zander.
The most recent works done by Gould are appearances as Elliot in Sofia the First and in 2016, he also appeared as himself in an episode of Hell’s Kitchen.
Awards and Nominations
Nolan Gould has not yet won any award as an individual artist. However, he has won many awards combined with the cast of ‘Modern Family’.
Nolan Gould is currently 18-years-old. He has a height of 5 ft 8 in and he also weighs 157 pounds. He has a very slim body structure and his distinctive feature is his hazel eyes.
Gould also is a very good banjo and double bass player.
He got his first banjo during his appearance on Ellen’s show. He then started learning it. And during his second visit in the show, Ellen even gifted him a Sitar.
Nolan has been in a relationship with Joey Ing since 2015. He even brought her to the 2016’s SAG awards.
The estimated net worth of actor Gould is $9 million He earned the sum through his career in acting. He also earns $ 75 thousand for each episode of Modern Family.
Recently in 2017, it was rumored that he has broken up with his girlfriend Joey. However, the rumor has not been confirmed yet.