The 2017 Grammy Awards winner, Will Roland is an American actor and singer best known as an original character of Jared Kleinman in the stage musical, Dear Evan Hansen. Likewise, he also won the 2019 Theater Fan’s Choice Awards for Best Leading Actor in a Musical.
The 30-year-old actor is engaged to his longtime girlfriend, Stephanie Wessels. Apart from his joyous personal life, Roland is quite active in his Broadway career. Recently, he appeared in the Broadway musical, ‘Be More Chill’ as Jeremy Heere.
Will Roland’s Age, Early Life
William Frederick Roland was born on March 5, 1989, in New York City, United States. As of 2019, he is 30 years old and his birth sign is Pisces. His parents Beth and William J. Roland, co-owns Roland Antiques, an auction house in Glen Cove, New York. At 8, he moved to Locust Valley, Long Island from East Village, Manhattan.
Talking about his education, Roland attended Friends Academy for middle school and high school. Similarly, he graduated from New York University with a singing degree from Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development.
Will Roland’s Height & Weight
Will has a decent height of 1.7 m (5 feet 7 inch) and has a body weight around 150 lbs. Similarly, talking about his facial features, Roland has blue eyes and brown hair.
Will Roland’s Net Worth
As of 2019, the award-winning actor Will Roland has a net worth of $600,000 as of 2019. Tii date, he has appeared in several stage shows and television series. Likewise, he earns an average of $35,000 from his professional acting career.
Recently, Will was cast on the Broadway musical, Be More Chill as Jeremy Heere. He was an original cast on the stage musical, Dear Evan Hansen as Jared Kleinman. In the show, he appeared alongside Taylor Trensch and Michael Park.
As of now, Will has appeared in only one movie named One Penny. In the upcoming days, it is evident that Will’s net worth and income will increase even more.
Will Roland’s Engagement, Wife
Broadway’s Will Roland is now an engaged man and is soon going to be the husband of a beautiful young lady. Well, he became engaged to his longtime girlfriend, Stephanie Wessels on November 7, 2018. Further, the couple is yet to tie the knot and doesn’t share any children as of now.
Many fans are eager to know, how did they meet? Well, the couple met at a mutual friend’s party at a midtown theater haunt around early 2014. Roland proposed his girlfriend now fiancee at Blue Hill on the occasion of her birthday. He had coordinated in advance with the management and popped the question. In return, Stephanie said yes, and afterward, they celebrated the moment with their parents. Further, they went to a 10-day vacation to the U.k. to plan their best jiff.
On November 9, 2018, Will shared a lovely picture where he captioned: She said Yes! Now, talking about his to-be wife, Stephanie is a lighting designer and production manager. She currently works as the studio manager at Drift Studios. Likewise, she graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with a degree in theatre design and production.
Will Roland’s Career
Will began his career in 2011 portraying the role of Ian on a musical, The Bus. From 2012-2015, he appeared in a few stage musicals such as Billy Witch, Wonderful Town, The Black Suits, and Academia Nuts!
However, he rose to fame after portraying the primary role of Jared Kleinman on the famous stage musical, Dear Evan Hansen. For your information, the Tony award-winning writer, Steven Levenson wrote the book for the musical. As of 2019, Roland plays the character of Jeremy Heere on a musical named Be More Chill.