As a child, Austin Nichols was passionately involved in the sport of water skiing. He went on to become a member of the United States junior Olympic water skiing team and even once held third place in the world ranking. While he aimed to become a professional water skier, an unfortunate shoulder injury ended his journey and forced him to retire from the sport. Then during his search for an alternate career, Austin got introduced to acting and quickly sparked a keen interest in it. As a professional on-screen actor, he debuted in 1999 and spent the next few years performing minor film and TV gigs. His breakthrough in the entertainment industry came in the early-2000s when he starred in successful movies like The Utopian Society, The Day After Tomorrow, Wimbledon, and Glory Road.
While his initial stardom came through films, Nichols later career has been more focused on television. His performances in popular shows like One Tree Hill, The Walking Dead, John from Cincinnati, and Ray Donovan have turned him into a household name internationally. Now lastly moving from his professional work to romantic relationships, Austin Nichols is yet to get married but over the years has dated several fellow celebrities, including Sophia Bush and Chloe Bennet.
Austin Nichols Personal Details:
- Complete Name: Austin Don Nichols
- Nicknames: Austin
- Date of Birth: April 24, 1980
- Birthplace: Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
- Nationality: American
- Occupation: Actor
- Zodiac Sign: Taurus
- Race/ Ethnicity: White
- Eye Color: Dark Brown
- Hair Color: Dark Brown
Austin Nichols Height Weight Shoe Size Measurements Family
Austin Nichols Family Details:
- Father: David Nichols (Radiologist)
- Mother: Kay Vermeulen Nichols (Professional Trick Water Skier)
- Siblings: Ashley Nichols (Older Sister)
- Spouse Name: Unmarried
- Children Name: None
Austin Nichols Relationships History:
- Claire Oswalt (1997-2004)
- Sophia Bush – Actress (2006-2012)
- Chloe Bennet – Actress (2013-2017)
Austin Nichols Career Highlights:
- First Film: Durango Kids (1999)
- First TV Show: Sliders (1999)
Austin Nichols Distinctive Features:
- Defined jawline
Austin Nichols Body Measurements:
The following are the actor Austin Nichols height, weight, shoe size, and other body measurements complete details.
- Build: Athletic
- Height in Feet: 6′ 3″
- Height in Centimeters: 191 cm
- Weight in Kilogram: 86 kg
- Weight in Pounds: 190 pounds
- Feet/ Shoe Size: 11 (US)
Austin Nichols Interesting Facts:
- Bob Dylan is his all-time favorite singer.
- Growing up, he aimed to become a professional water skier.
- He watches a lot of movies and even keeps a log of them.
- Austin deeply admires the cinematic work of John Ford, Hal Ashby, and Sam Fuller.
- He is a long-time friend of Jake Gyllenhaal and credits Jake for teaching him many things about life, acting, and business.