Nick Gehlfuss Bio, Age, Height, Chicago Med, Shameless, Net Worth, Parents, and Wife

Nick Gehlfuss Bio, Wiki

Nick Gehlfuss born Nicholas Alan Gehlfuss is an American actor well known for his appearance in comedy-drama Shameless portraying Robbie Pratt. He has also appeared in the medical drama series Chicago Med in 2015 where he starred as Dr. Will Halstead.

Nick Gehlfuss Age

Gehlfuss was born in Cleveland, Ohio, United States on 21st January 1985. He is 39 years old as of 2024 and he celebrates his birthday on January 21st every year.

Nick Gehlfuss Height/Measurements

Gehlfuss stands at an approximate height of 6 feet 1 inch.

Nick Gehlfuss Education

Gehlfuss attended Marietta College where he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts. He later went to the University of Missouri-Kansas City where he graduated with a Master’s degree in Fine Arts.

Nick Gehlfuss
Nick Gehlfuss

Nick Gehlfuss Career

Gehlfuss had his film debut in 2009 when he appeared in the film Sam Steele and the Junior Detective Agency where he played the role of Martinson Radio. In 2010, he appeared in the television series Army Wives portraying Sergeant Joe Corey. He also appeared in The Good Wives in 2011 where he played the role of Jesse. In the same year, Gehlfuss appeared in The Wingman as Nick and in Blue Bloods as Jimmy the Bookie. He played the role of Jack Hughes in the television series Person of Interest in the year 2012.

In 2013, Gehlfuss played in the film In Lieu of Flowers as Mitch and in several television series including The Glades as Randy Dillard, Rizzoli & Isles as Jack Roberts, and The Newsroom as Ross Kessler. He had a recurring role in season four of the family comedy-drama called Shameless where he portrayed Robbie Pratt in 2014. Gehlfuss guest-starred in the NBC horror drama Constantine in 2015 as Dr. Thomas Galen in the episode Angels and Ministers of Grace. He also played Glenn Seaborg in the series, The Mystery of Matter: Search for the Elements.

In the same year, he played the role of Sean in the American sitcom television series It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia. He also appeared in TV series Power where he portrayed Lee in the same year and he was also cast as Dr. Will Halstead in the NBC medical drama Chicago Med. Before that, he was introduced in the drama series Chicago P.D. and after that, in the Chicago Med’s backdoor pilot of Chicago Fire.

Nick Gehlfuss Net Worth

Throughout his career as an actor, Gehlfuss has been able to accumulate an estimated net worth of around $7 Million.

Nick Gehlfuss Parents and Siblings

Gehlfuss was born in Cleveland, Ohio and brought up in Chesterland, Ohio and Little Italy by his parents; Sandra Gehlfuss and Alan Gehlfuss. He has not revealed much information concerning his parents except that his mother works as a nurse in the oncology department at Cleveland Clinic. He has 2 younger siblings namely Jillian, who works as a nurse practitioner at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, and Vincent.

Nick Gehlfuss Wife

Gehlfuss is happily married to Lilian Matsuda who works as a hotel marketer. The couple got married on 13th May 2016 where they had a ‘big wedding’ in Ohio. He said that he wanted to invite his cast mates, but it was not possible as it meant inviting the entire Chicago franchise.

Nick Gehlfuss Chicago Med

Gehlfuss appeared in the television series Chicago Med which aired in 2015 where he played the role of Dr. William “Will” Halstead. Halstead is a former Attending Physician in Emergency Medicine at the Gaffney Chicago Medical Center. He has an older brother named Jay Halstead. Halstead was born on 29th December 1983 to his parents, Pat Halstead and his wife, and was raised in Canaryville, Chicago. Halstead and his brother were raised in an Irish Catholic family and went to a Catholic school. They were bullied by kids in school due to their blue collar life. The Tucker brothers nicknamed Will Ginger Spice.

Nick Gehlfuss Leaving Chicago Med

Gehlfuss just like other characters, left the show after a long period of time. His reason of leaving was because he felt like there was no more room to grow creatively. He told Variety that the decision was hard to make but he felt he had maximize Dr. Halstead to the fullest.

Nick Gehlfuss Shameless

Gehlfuss played the role of Robbie Pratt in the television series Shameless which aired in 2014. Robbie has a brother named Mike who is dating Fiona, but Fiona starts an affair with Robbie while still dating Mike. Robbie lives a careless life and is irresponsible even after getting out of rehab which he went due to alcoholism. He leeches off his parents and brother Mike then justifies his actions by saying that he cannot live a life with a desk job like Mike and calls it a normal, boring life.

Nick Gehlfuss and Torrey DeVitto

Both Gehlfuss and Torrey DeVitto portraying Dr. William “Will” Halstead and Natalie Manning respectively, were in a relationship in the show Chicago Med. However, the two are not together in real life.

Nick Gehlfuss Tattoo

In Chicago Med, fans noticed a tattoo on his finger which can only be seen because it suits his character’s story. He said that the one on his finger, is the reason we can see it on Chicago Med because Will is Irish Catholic. He continued by saying the tattoo is not about his religion but a memorial to his late uncle.

Nick Gehlfuss Films and TV Shows

  • In Lieu of Flowers
  • Love & Mercy
  • Butterfly in the Typewriter
  • The Good Wife
  • Person of Interest
  • Rizzoli & Isles
  • The Newsroom
  • Shameless
  • Royal Pains
  • Murder in the First
  • Constantine
  • It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia
  • Power
  • The Mystery of Matter: Search for the Elements
  • Chicago P.D.
  • Chicago Fire
  • Chicago Med

Nick Gehlfuss Nationality and Ethnicity

Gehlfuss was born in Cleveland, Ohio, United States and is of mixed ethnicity; Italian, German, and Slovenian.

Nick Gehlfuss Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

He is vocal on his social media accounts where he posts frequently. He has about 106.9K followers on his Facebook page, and about 366.7K followers on his Instagram account.