Rick Cosnett, whose full name is Richard James Cosnett, is a Zimbabwean-Australian actor who is best known for his roles in TV series such as The Vampire Diaries, Flash and Quantico.
Even though the Africa-born actor started his career in acting as a theatre artist and entered the entertainment industry since 2004, with an Australian TV show named Forensic Investigators, he was known to the world mainly after he was casted in the fourth season of The Vampire Diaries in 2013 as a professor.
Rick, who graduated in acting from Queensland University of Technology in Australia, played the role of Eddie Thawne in the superhero TV series The Flash and was casted as a special guest star in the second season. In 2015, he joined Quantico alongside Indian actress Priyanka Chopra as a recurring character.
Talking about his net worth, it is estimated to be more than a million dollars. His sources basically come from the roles he plays in movies and TV series, short films, magazine shoots.
33 year old Rick has two sisters and is the cousin of British award winning actor Hugh Grant. Although born in Zimbabwe, he grew up in Australia and currently resides in Los Angeles, California, USA. It is known from his Instagram that he enjoys watching the Baseball game. Also, it seems like he spends quite of his money on travelling. His Instagram posts are full of pictures taken at different places.
In an interview with Flare, Rick mentions that he misses the rain, the smell and the people of Zimbabwe. His dream job is to make films in Africa. Since he spent many years in Zimbabwe, he is quite familiar with African dance styles. As a matter of fact, he shared his childhood experiences with Ferrvor, mentioning that the kids around the farm area would teach him all sorts of songs and dances.
His celebrity crush is Australian born musician and actress Toni Collettem, and counts Jhonny Depp and his male role model. The adrenaline rush one gets when on the sets of any shoot is the best part about acting, as per Rick. If he wasn't an actor, he expressed that he would either join law or be a humanitarian. He is interested in Tennis and enjoys watching stand up comedy.