Yusuf gatewood Personal Life, Career, Net Worth, Education And Hobbies

Yusuf Gatewood was born in Hillsborough, North Carolina USA on September 12, 1982. His birth sign of the zodiac is Virgo His ethnicity is black, and the actor holds American citizenship. The actor is perhaps best known for his role as Finn Mikaelson and Vincent Griffith in the fantasy horror show “The Originals”, created by Julie Plec, which ran from 2013 until 2018. The show starred Joseph Morgan, Daniel Gillies, and Claire Holt, and is about a vampire family who is determined to return to the city that they created 1000 years ago.

The series was nominated to win 13 awards, among them a Primetime Emmy.

Education and Childhood

Yusuf is very private in his conversations about his family. little about his parents and siblings are revealed. It was believed that the teen was born into an upper-middle-class family, as well as that none of the parents have any college degrees. It is also believed that his father is an active war veteran since he was a soldier during his time in the US Army.

Yusuf was interested in acting at a young age since his television viewing habits were often with his father and mother He started acting while in elementary school. He continued to appear in school plays once he enrolled at a local high school.

Yusuf was quite active physically and played basketball and soccer, however, when he matriculated in 2000, he decided not to go to an institution but instead to concentrate solely on acting.


Yusuf is extremely secretive in his relationship status and is hesitant to talk about his previous and current relationships and also about his sexual preferences. This is why Yusuf was at times thought to be gay, as a couple of his fans claimed to have witnessed him spending time with his boyfriend.

The rumors proved to be false after Yusuf mentioned that he had watched “Scary Movie 2” with his former partner on his Twitter account, and the following month in July of 2015, he posted a blog post about his former girlfriend. Since that time, Yusuf hasn’t talked about any women he could have had a relationship with, however, there are rumors floating around the internet suggesting that he may be married, but it’s not been verified.

In December 2020 He appears to be not married, is single, and doesn’t have kids.

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Yusuf is a cat lover and has on several occasions posted photos of the cat he refers to as Nola on his Instagram account. It appears to be his favorite pet.

He loves to read and has uploaded photos and videos of the books he’s read to his Instagram account.

Yusuf loves to travel and his profession in acting brought him across the United States and he’s also been fortunate enough to visit Africa.

He’s very active physically He has at least four to five sessions at the gym every week. He also occasionally plays football and soccer with his pals.

In his free time, which is typically late at night, he’s interested in watching films that feature the actors he loves most, including as well as stars Denzel Washington Will Smith, and Natalie Portman like “Bad Boys”, “I, Robot” and “V for Vendetta”.

Net Worth

As of December 20, 2020, his net worth had been estimated at $600,000.