- Completed his high-school education through the mail.
- Played Pro-Am beach volleyball.
- Appeared in more than 50 commercials and modeled for Armani and Valentino.
- Originated the role of Luis Lopez-Fitzgerald on Passions shortly after graduating with honors from the University of Miami in 1999; with his suitcases in his trunk, he drove straight from the commencement ceremony to the airport, bound for the soap opera's set in Los Angeles.
- Cohosted the Miss Teen USA pageant in 2005 during a six-month break from Passions stemming from a contract dispute.
- After Passions was canceled in 2008, he joined the cast of another soap, NBC's Days of Our Lives.
- Cofounder of the website ReelAccess.com.
- Jensen Gering — Son
- Alan Gering — Father
- Charissa Gering — Sister
- Michele de Onate — Mother
- Dillon Phoenix Gering — Son
- Jenna Hudlett — Wife
- Attended New York University, New York, New York, United States; University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, United States (BA, 1999)
- Birth Name: Galen Laius Gering
- Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
- Profession: Actor, Model
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