Who is Blake Draper?
Australian actor Blake Draper was born under the zodiac sign Leo on 27 July 2002, in Melbourne, Victoria Australia. He has only five acting credits, and is perhaps known best for playing Graham Lansing, one of the main characters Graham Lansing in the 2023 romantic family comedy movie “Prom Pact”, which also starred Milo Manheim and Peyton Elizabeth Lee, and was directed by Anya Adams. It follows a feminist who doesn’t believe in love but has now fallen for a boy at her school; the movie was nominated for two awards.
Education and early life
Blake was raised in Melbourne by his parents, whom he prefers not to speak about in public as he respects their privacy; his father’s believed to be a piano teacher and his mother a college professor, but this remains unconfirmed by Blake. He’s revealed that he has an older brother who’s a basketball player, but no other details have been disclosed about the boy.
Blake fell in love with acting while still attending a local elementary school, however, his parents wanted him to focus on his education before they’d start taking him to auditions; Blake was into several other activities at school, as he enjoyed playing soccer and basketball, running track and dancing.
He was 16 when he made his TV series debut, playing Gus Martinez in two episodes (2018) of the long-running romantic drama “Neighbours”, which Reg Watson created back in 1985, and which today stars Jackie Woodburne, Alan Fletcher and Stefan Dennis. It follows the lives of people living on Ramsay Street, and the series has won 26 of its 103 award nominations.
Blake matriculated in 2020 and then focused on acting rather than enrolling at college.
Blake starred as Julius in seven episodes of the 2019 drama mini-series “Bad Mothers”, which also starred Jessica Tovey, Mandy McElhinney and Tess Haubrich, and was created by Gavin Strawhan and Rachel Lang; it follows a group of women as they’re solving a murder together.
The year 2021 saw Blake play Michael Hastings in the episode “The Son” of the crime mystery mini-series “Clickbait”, which starred Phoenix Raei, Betty Gabriel and Zoe Kazan, and was created by Christian White and Tony Ayres. It follows the kidnapping of family man Nick Brewer, and the mini-series won two of the eight awards for which it was nominated.
Blake’s only other acting credit has been voicing Thomas in two episodes of the 2021 crime horror mystery series “The Orchard”, starring alongside Ashleigh-Rose Nicholson and Eric Bana. The series was created by Mike Jones and Mike Cowap, follows police detective Adam Durwood as he’s investigating the death of a teenage boy, and it won a 2022 BANFF World Media Festival Rockie Award for Best Fiction Podcast.
The year 2023 saw Blake make guest appearances in an episode of the talk-shows “The Man Cave Chronicles Podcast” and “Paltrocast with Darren Paltrowitz”.
Blake’s active on several social media networks and seems to love the attention which he’s receiving from his fans on the internet.
His Instagram account’s followed by over 60,000 people, while he’s posted 21 pictures and videos onto the network; most of these feature him acting, spending time with his friends and family members and travelling around the world.
Blake’s recently deactivated his Twitter account for unknown reasons, as he’d previously been quite active on the network; he’s followed by over 50,000 people, and has tweeted over 300 times, so his fans are expecting his return to the network.
Blake’s only recently launched his TikTok account, which is why only close to 50 people are following him on the network today, while he’s following 50; he’s yet to upload any content, but is still highly popular on the network as various other users have posted videos of him.
Blake doesn’t seem to allow his fans to interact with him on Facebook, as he prefers to use the network only to keep in touch with his friends and family members; he still uploads the same pictures onto Facebook as onto his Instagram account.
Love life and relationships
Blake shies away from talking about his love life in public, and because of this, many of his fans believe that he’s gay.
Two of Blake’s fans believe to have recently seen him and his boyfriend partying at a club in Melbourne together, however, no evidence has been provided to support these claims, nor has Blake addressed the rumors.
There are also those who believe that the popular actor’s today in a relationship with a non-celebrity Australian girl whom he met while attending high school, but this hasn’t been confirmed either.
Blake seems to be unattached as of November 2023, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.
Interesting facts and hobbies
Blake’s passionate about playing a number of sports; he played basketball for both his elementary and high school teams, and some of the other sports which he’s played include basketball, tennis and baseball. Blake’s also been into martial arts since he could walk.
He’s passionate about photography, and some of the pictures taken by him can be found uploaded onto his Instagram account.
Blake enjoys being physically active, and works out at the gym nearly every day, thus his muscular body; he’s taking good care of his health, and thus doesn’t eat junk food.
He’s become passionate about travelling as his career’s taken him to a number of countries around the world, including to a couple of US states.
Blake loves to read books in his spare time, and his favorite is Emily Bronte’s “Wuthering Heights”; he’s also a fan of “Harry Potter” books.
The Beatles are his favorite band, and his favorite singer is John Lennon.
Heath Ledger’s one of Blake’s favorite actors, and some of his favorite films include “The Brothers Grimm”, “Two Hands” and “I Am Heath Ledger”.
Height, age and net worth
Blake’s age is 21. He has brown hair and eyes, is 6ft 3ins (1.9m) tall and weighs around 180lbs (81kgs).
Blake’s net worth’s been estimated at over $350,000, as of November 2023.