Rising Star Wolfgang Novogratz Gave Up Basketball Stardom To Pursue Acting 

Rising Star Wolfgang Novogratz Gave Up Basketball Stardom To Pursue Acting 

Wolfgang Novogratz’s Netflix's newest rom-com, Feel The Beat made his fans swooning over him. Novogratz left behind his promising career on the court to follow his Hollywood dreams. 

He has also appeared in "The Half Of It" and "Yes, God, Yes," directed by women. Moreover, his parents are also well-known personalities; thus, Wolfgang always seemed destined for stardom. 

Divulge into this article to unveil Wolfgang’s wiki, age, parents, bio, girlfriend, dating, and net worth. 

Son Of Robert & Cortney Novogratz

Wolfgang’s parents Robert and Cortney, are former HGTV designers collectively known as The Novogratz designers. In their designs, they use classic as well as contemporary techniques, which made them remarkable designers. 

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Moreover, Wolfgang also got a chance to appear on his parent’s reality television shows Bravo's 9 by Design and then Home by Novogratz on HGTV

Wolfgang’s mother, Cortney, has an estimated net worth of $4 million per Celebrity Net Worth. 

Wolfgang Gave Up His Basketball Career

When Wolfgang was in high school, he was a top Division I college basketball recruit. However, to pursue his career in acting, he gave up his promising career im basketball. 

He said, 

“Basketball was my entire life,” 

“I was going to play Division I, and then hopefully the NBA. I turned down all the scholarships to go to theater school in London.”

Taking the chance in acting, he worked out well. Now, he is starring opposite Sofia Carson in the Netflix comedy Feel the Beat. 

Wolfgang shared his experience working with his co-stars and young costars, he said, 

“For a lot of them, it was their first movie, so Sofia and I took it upon ourselves to make it a great experience for them,” 

“We had this big day where we took all the kids and their parents to the park. We had a cookout, a dance party, tag, and soccer.”

He added,

“It was nice being the older brother on set.”

From his Netflix comedy, he already has fans swooning over him. Later this summer, he will hit screens in the South by Southwest hit Yes, God, Yes, starring Veep’s Timothy Simons and Stranger Things Natalia Dyer.

In the acting field, Wolfgang is looking forward to a bright future. As per distractify.com, he has an estimated net worth of $200K. 

Dating Or Single?

Talking about his dating life, Wolfgang appeared in Feel The Beat opposite Sofia Carson. The romance sparks between them in the show, leaving almost everyone hoping Wolfgang is dating Sofia in real life. 

Well, are they dating? 

Wolfgang and Sofia might not be dating off-screen as there is no proof of them interacting outside. Novogratz only created an Instagram account earlier this year; thus, he has only made posts related to his work. 

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Wolfgang, who stays under the radar about details on his personal life, some people speculated he could be gay. However, the speculations is not immune to the spinning of the rumor mill. 

Interesting Facts On Wolfgang

  • Wolfgang was born on 9th May 1997 in Manhattan, New York, United States.
  • He is the oldest amongst his seven siblings; Bellamy Novogratz, Breaker Novogratz, Five Novogratz, Tallulah Novogratz, and Holleder Novogratz. 
  • Wolfgang stands at the height of 6 feet 3.5 inches (1.91 meters). 
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