Alex Newell

Alex Eugene Newell is an American actor and singer.

Date of birth

He was born on August 20, 1992.


Newell was born on August 20, 1992, in Lynn, Massachusetts. His father, a deacon, died of cancer when he was six years old, at which point his mother raised him as a single parent.


After four complete years of education in the first class of KIPP Lynn Academy, he moved on to and graduated from Bishop Fenwick High School in 2012, where he was involved in his school's choir, improv club, and costume club; he was also a member of his church choir. 

Love life

Newell identifies as a gender nonconforming gay man, and in May 2020 said he relates to his character Mo in Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist, who is nonbinary.

Net worth

Not yet established.


He was discovered on The Glee Project and become the runner-up in the show's first season. Newell was originally supposed to be on Glee for a two-episode arc in the third season, but became a recurring character in the fourth season. He became a series regular in the fifth season.

He is also known for his roles as Mo on Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist. He also starred as Asaka in the Broadway revival of Once on This Island at the Circle in the Square Theater in 2018.

As a singer, Newell has released tracks with Clean BanditBlonde, and The Knocks.

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Alex Newell
First Name Alex
Surname Newell
Born 20th August, 1992
Home City Lynn, Massachusetts, U.S.
Current City