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Grant Gustin Biography

Birth Name:
Thomas Grant Gustin
Birth Place:
Norfolk, Virginia, United States

Fast Facts

  • Began tap dancing at age 10
  • Attended the Governor's School for the Arts in his hometown of Norfolk, Virginia for Musical Theatre
  • In 2010, left Elon University after two years to take the role of Baby John in the national Broadway tour of West Side Story
  • Originally auditioned for a minor role as a tap dancer in Glee before getting called back to read for Sebastian Smythe in 2011
  • Landed his first starring role in the TV movie A Mother's Worst Nightmare (2012)


  • Tyler Gustin -- Brother
  • Tom Gustin -- Father
  • LA Thoma -- Fiancée
  • Tina Haney -- Mother
  • Gracie Gustin -- Sister