|Kendall Schmidt Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 11 in|
|Date of Birth||November 2, 1990|
Kendall Schmidt is an American singer, songwriter, music producer, actor, dancer, and voice actor who is known as a member of the pop music boyband Big Time Rush as well as for playing the role of Kendall Knight in the television musical comedy series Big Time Rush. The boy band has released many albums and tracks like Elevate, BTR, Til I Forget About You, Music Sounds Better with U (ft. Mann), Boyfriend (ft. Snoop Dogg or New Boyz), and Windows Down. Moreover, Kendall has also been a part of the duo Heffron Drive, alongside Dustin Belt. As an actor, Kendall Schmidt has been cast in shows and movies like School of Rock, Phil of the Future, Big Time Movie, The Penguins of Madagascar, ER, Ghost Whisperer, Gilmore Girls, Without a Trace, and According to Spencer.
Kendall Francis Schmidt
Big-man, Kendizzle, K-Dog, Spiderman, Kendoll, K3
Wichita, Kansas, United States
He was homeschooled.
Actor, Dancer, Singer, Songwriter, Music Producer, Voice Actor
- Father – Kent Schmidt
- Mother – Kathy Schmidt
- Siblings – Kevin G. Schmidt (Older Brother) (Actor), Kenneth Schmidt (Older Brother) (Actor)
- Others – Donald Eugene Schmidt (Paternal Grandfather), Roselyn/Roseline S. Roth (Paternal Grandmother), Alan Ronald Robinson (Maternal Grandfather), Mary Frances/Francis Van Meter/VanMeter (Maternal Grandmother), Allison Miller (4th Cousin) (Actor)
Kendall’s career has been managed by Michael Schweiger of CEG Talent Agency, Music Artist Management Company, New York City, New York, United States.
Pop, electro-rock, dance, R&B
Vocals, drums, guitar, piano, bass, ukulele
Columbia Records, TOLBooth Records
According to CelebrityNetWorth.com, his net worth had been $8 Million.
5 ft 11 in or 180 cm
77 kg or 170 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Kendall has dated –
- Kayslee Collins (2009-2010) – Kayslee, a singer, model, actor dated Kendall from October 2009 until July 2010.
- Katelyn Tarver (2010-2012) – Big Time Rush co-star, Katelyn Tarver who performs as Jo Taylor started dating Schmidt in 2010. They first met on the set of the show and started dating around July 2010. She is actually 1 year older than him. The couple separated in 2012. The relationship was a RUMOR as neither of them agreed upon this fact.
- Micaela Von Turkovich (2015-Present) – In June 2015, he started going out with Micaela Von Turkovich.
Race / Ethnicity
Kendall Schmidt is of German descent on his father’s side and has German, Swedish, English, Scottish, and Dutch ancestry on his mother’s side.
- A Fedora
- A Beanie
His fans believe that he wears a shoe of size 11. He himself has not revealed about that.
He has appeared in a Chex TV commercial as a child.
Best Known For
Playing the role of Kendall Knight in the musical comedy television series, Big Time Rush. Along with James Maslow, Carlos Pena, and Logan Henderson, he is a member of the band Big Time Rush.
The boyband BTR released their debut album with the title B.T.R. on October 11, 2010. The album was a commercial success by selling over 5 million albums worldwide. The album was ranked at number 3 on Billboard 200.
He appeared in the 2001 movie Robertson’s Greatest Hits for his role as Bill. It was a TV movie.
First TV Show
Again in 2001, Kendall guest appeared in the comedy TV series Rising Dad as Noah in the 4th episode of the first season titled “For Mature Audiences Only”.
Kendall has good fitness levels and like others, he also does diet and exercise. But, while on tour it becomes a little difficult. Schmidt has a diet secret called life shake. He drinks it and for more information on how to make the shake, what are the ingredients of the shake are, have a look at the following video –
Kendall Schmidt Favorite Things
- TV Show – Family Guy (1999-Present)
- Band – Incubus
- Color – Green and Silver
- Food – Cobb salad, Pizza
- Flower – Sunflower
- Book – Fahrenheit 451 (By Ray Bradbury)
- Sports – Football, Swimming
- Number – 111
- Cereal – Lucky Charms
- Superhero – Spiderman
Source – Wikia.com
Kendall Schmidt Facts
- He commenced his acting career at the age of 5.
- He is the lead singer of the band BTR.
- Kendall enjoys doing skateboarding, surfing, and of course songwriting.
- Schmidt has kept 2 dogs, a bird, a python named Valentino, a cat, and a tortoise named Oscar as pets.
- He has a celebrity crush on Zooey Deschanel.
- He had his first real kiss when he was 13. He kissed an 18-year-old girl.
- He likes the character of James Diamond, the most on the set of Big Time Rush.
- He is a funny persona and has worked at a pet shop when he was younger. And, hence has developed great interest among animals.
- Before the BTR band, he was a part of the band Heffron Drive. The other member was Dustin Belt, who is the guitarist of the Big Time Rush band.
- He was originally turned down for the role of the Big Time Rush TV series, but on the request of Logan Henderson, he was called back.
- From 2016 to 2018, he was cast in the recurring role of Justin in the musical-comedy television series School of Rock. Based on the 2003 film of the same name, it stars Breanna Yde, Ricardo Hurtado, Jade Pettyjohn, and others.
- Visit his official website @ www.heffrondrive.com.