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Biography, Facts, and Life Story of Samuel Hunt

Samuel Hunt (Samuel Caleb Hunt, born October 10, 1986) is an American actor who is recognized for his recurring part as Greg “Mouse” Gerwitz in the drama series Chicago Fire and Chicago PD after a wide range of independent films, as Xavier Rosen in the third season of Empire, and as Louis Zamperini in Unbroken: Path to Redemption, which he portrayed World War II veteran and evangelist Louis Zamperini. In addition, he played the protagonist in a 2018 film named ‘Unbroken: Path to Redemption.

NameSamuel Hunt
Full NameSamual Andrew Hunt
Date of BirthOctober 10, 1986
BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, United States
Date of BirthOctober 10, 1986
Zodiac SignLibra
Height6 Feet 2 Inches (1.88 m)
Weight80 Kg (176 lbs)
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorDark Brown
Age35 years old (in 2022)
Net Worth$ 1-3 Million Approx
Brother(s)Sam Hunt
Sister(s)Esther Hunt
Marital StatusSingle

Early Life of Samuel Hunt

Samuel Caleb Hunt was born on October 10, 1986, in Los Angeles, California. He has two siblings, Sam Hunt & Esther Hunt. He is the son of Chantelle Hunt and Paul Hunt. His father worked as a firefighter for the Los Angeles County Fire Department, and his mother owned and operated an exercise equipment company called “Bodies by Julia.”

Samuel went to El Camino Real High School and obtained his education there. He then joined the UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles) as he wanted to study filmmaking and graduated in 2008 with a bachelor’s degree in Theater Arts. He currently lives in Los Angeles, California. His mother used to take him to see summer Shakespeare productions at the local community park.

Career Life of Samuel Hunt

Samuel Caleb Hunt made his first appearance as a police officer named “Elder” in a short film titled Damn Thing, released on February 5, 2010, as an American actor. One year later, he portrayed the role of Jerry ‘Records’ Parks in the drama-comedy series Cougar Town and that time marked his first television appearance.

Samuel continued with his appearances on the small screen. Some of his notable TV credits include NCIS, The Middle, True Blood, WH Crook in Killing Lincoln (TV Movie 2013) Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, and many more shows. He even made an appearance in the 2010 film A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas as Detective Harrison.

Hunt appeared in the 2012 film “Falling…,” whose fans and followers praised him. After a wide range of independent films, Samuel Hunt was next seen playing the recurring part of Greg “Mouse” Gerwitz in the NBC drama series Chicago Fire and Chicago PD.

Initially, he appeared in one episode but later was promoted to a regular member and made his debut appearance on December 6, 2014, in the CBS All Access original series Star Trek: Discovery, where he played Lt. Connelly.


Samuel Caleb Hunt has also made his appearance on the big screen in movies like The Haunting of Molly Hartley, Best Christmas Ball Ever! (2019) as Daniel, Meet Me There, Fired Up!, Containment, and Unbroken: Path to Redemption. He portrayed World War II veteran and evangelist Louis Zamperini in the 2014 film Unbroken.

Hunt has recently worked on several films, including 2017’s ‘Submerged,’ which he also directed, and 2000’s ‘Dead South.’ In 2018, he appeared in Unbroken: Path to Redemption and Swipe Left. In 2019, Samuel Hunt starred in the thriller film Haunt, featuring Katie Stevens, Will Brittain, and Lauryn McClain. He also appeared in the romance drama To Meet the Faces You Met in 2021.

Samuel Hunt Personal Life

There is not much information available about Samuel’s personal life. He is possibly single but was in a relationship with his fellow actress Audrey Whitby in 2013. They were often seen spending their time together but later separated, and neither of them has talked about their split. Samuel also dated Jamie Chung (actress) and Morgan Stewart (the socialite).

The net worth of Samuel Hunt

Samuel Hunt has earned a handsome salary from his career as an actor, and he has appeared in several movies and TV series and is yet to be successful in acting. Samuel Hunt’s net worth includes his earnings from those movies and his wages from different shows and dramas. As per some online sources, he reportedly owns a $1-3 Million net worth.

Achievements and awards

In 2001, Samuel won Young Artist Award for his work as a guest star in an episode of the television series Cosby. In 2002, he was nominated for Young Artist Awards for “Best Performance in a TV Series – Guest Starring Young Actor.” He also received a nomination for Prism Award and Youth In Film Awards.

Facts About Samuel Hunt

  • After completing the short film “MagCrew” in 2008, he debuted in the world of movies as an American actor. He then entered the film industry by playing Mel in “The Seven Greatest Bathroom in Los Angeles,” released in 2009, Best Christmas Ball Ever! (2019) and also in the NBC drama series Chicago Fire and Chicago PD.
  • He is a sports lover and has even played volleyball, football, and rugby during his school days.
  • Samuel also enjoys playing the drums and traveling to new places. He loves spending time with his family and friends.
  • Samuel is an animal lover and has two dogs named Orion and River. He also owns a pet turtle called Clark.
  • The actor stands at 5 feet 10 inches and weighs around 79 kilograms.
  • Samuel has an attractive personality and a charming smile, which helps him grab all people’s attention.
  • He is very hard working and loves to help others as well.
  • He is the youngest of four siblings. His mother used to take him to see summer Shakespeare productions at the local community park.
  • Samuel Hunt is active on social media sites, including Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, etc. A talented actor, Samuel has enormous numbers of fans and followers on social media.
  • He is active on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, where he shares his daily updates with his fans and loved ones. He has more than 13 thousand followers on Instagram, over 47 thousand likes on Facebook, and about 15K followers on Twitter.
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