Who is Kyle Massey?
American actor and rapper Kyle Orlando Massey was born in Atlanta, Georgia USA, on 28 August 1991, making Virgo his zodiac sign. He has 35 acting credits, and is perhaps still known best for starring as Cory Baxter in all 34 episodes of the family comedy series “Cory in the House”, which also starred Jason Dolley and Maiara Walsh, and was created by Dennis Rinsler and Marc Warren. It follows Cory who’s moved to the White House now that his father’s become the new White House chef, the series aired in 2007 and 2008, and was nominated for eight awards.
Kyle’s currently working on several projects, and has recently finished shooting for the 2023 musical movie “Big Boss”.
Education and early life
Kyle was raised alongside his older brother Christopher in Atlanta, by their father Michael Massey and mother Angel; Kyle’s quite close to his parents, and often features them in his Instagram pictures. His brother’s today also an actor, and is perhaps still known best for playing Michael Barret in the comedy series “Zoey 101”, which aired from 2005 through 2008.
Kyle was only eight when he launched his acting career, playing a supporting character in the 1999 episode “Selma, Lord, Selma” of the adventure comedy series “The Wonderful World of Disney”, and he’s been active in the film industry ever since.
Kyle studied at a local high school in Los Angeles, California having moved there to work on his acting career; he matriculated in 2009, and then focused on acting rather than to enroll at college.
Roles in movies
Kyle’s debut movie role was playing Principal in the 1999 sports drama “Passing Glory”, and some of his following roles were in the 2004 comedy “Costume Party Capers: The Incredibles”, the 2005 family comedy “Life Is Ruff”, and the 2006 short animated comedy “Animal Planet – Cubs” (voice role).
The year 2011 saw him play Henry in the fantasy comedy “Beethoven’s Christmas Adventure”, which starred Munro Chambers and John Cleese, and was directed by John Putch. It follows the dog Beethoven which has to rescue a Christmas Elf who’s crashed in Santa’s sleigh, and must help him recover the lost magic toy bag; the movie was nominated for two awards.
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Kyle was then cast to appear in the 2014 comedy “Senior Project”, and the year 2017 saw him play Reeves in the comedy “Ripped”, which starred Russell Peters and Faizon Love, and was written and directed by Brad Epstein. It follows two stoners who’ve smoked time-travel marijuana, and have been sent from the year 1986 to 2016.
Some of Kyle’s most recent film roles have been in the 2018 short horror “Don’t Look”, the 2019 comedy “I Got the Hook Up 2”, and the 2021 action “Dutch”.
Roles in TV series
The first half of the 2000s saw Kyle appear in an episode of various series, such as the comedy “The Parkers”, the fantasy comedy “That Was Then”, and the crime comedy “The District”.
From 2003 through 2007, he starred as Cory Baxter in all 100 episodes of the family fantasy comedy “That’s So Raven”, which also starred Orlando Brown and Raven-Symone, and was created by Michael Poryes. It follows a teenage girl who can see the near future, and the series won 14 of the 45 awards for which it was nominated.
Kyle was then cast to voice Chad 3000 in the 2008 episode “Skirting the Issue” of the short animated action “Yin Yang Yo!”, he played PJ Watson in five episodes of the 2010 family comedy “The Electric Company”, and from 2010 through 2014, voiced Milo in 89 episodes of the animated adventure comedy “Fish Hooks”.
From 2016 through 2018, Kyle voiced Brachiosaurus and several other characters in six episodes of the popular short animated action “Mighty Magiswords”, which starred Kyle A. Carrozza, who also created the series. It follows two siblings as they’re searching for the legendary Magiswords, the series aired from 2015 through 2018, and was nominated for five awards.
Kyle’s since had roles in only two TV series: he played Omar Benson in six episodes of the 2021 comedy “Millennials”, and voiced Jeremy in three episodes of the 2022 animated action adventure “Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”.
Kyle sang the song “It’s a Dog” in the 2005 movie “Life Is Ruff”, the song “Underdog Raps” in the 2007 movie “Underdog”, and the song “You’re a Superstar” in the 2011 horror thriller “Beneath the Darkness”.
He received special thanks for the 2016 short movie “Violet”.
Some of Kyle’s most recent talk-show appearances have been in “The Mind of Jake Paul”, “Christy’s Kitchen Throwback” and “The Real”.
Awards and nominations
Kyle’s won three of his 10 award nominations: he won two Young Artist Awards for Outstanding Performance in a TV Series – Leading Young Actor in 2005 and 2007, both for “That’s So Raven”, and a 2023 Indie Series Award for Best Ensemble – Comedy for his and his colleagues’ performance in “Millennials”.
Love life and relationships
There are several girls whom Kyle’s dated, that the public knows about.
In 2006, he spent a couple of months dating Taylor Dooley, an American actress known for playing Lavagirl in the 2020 action comedy “We Can Be Heroes”.
From 2007 through 2010, Kyle was in a relationship with Maiara Walsh, a famous American-Brazilian actress who has 42 acting credits, and is perhaps known best for starring as Jenna Perez in the 2022 romantic comedy series “Good Trouble”.
In 2011, Kyle dated American public speaker and TV personality Bristol Palin, who’s perhaps known best for being the daughter of American politician Sarah Palin.
From 2017 through 2020, he was in a relationship with popular American actress Hana Giraldo, who’s appeared in 23 movies and TV series.
There are no other girls whom Kyle’s been with, that we know about; he seems to be unattached as of July 2023, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.
Interesting facts and hobbies
More than 500,000 people are following Kyle on Instagram today, and he’s uploaded over 350 pictures onto the network; most of his content has been taken during his everyday life, whether he’s spending time with his pet dog, shooting for his movies or sun tanning at the beach.
Kyle and his brother were assaulted and robbed by American rapper Lil Twist (Christopher Lynn Moore) in March 2015, and he was sentenced to a year behind bars.
Kyle was charged with immoral communication with a minor on 29 June 2021, after he had sent nude pictures to a 13 year old girl; he’s stated that this is only an extortion attempt.
In 2010 and 2011, Kyle competed on the show “Dancing with the Stars”; he and his professional partner Lacey Schwimmer finished second.
Jim Carrey’s one of his favorite actors, and some of his favorite movies include “How the Grinch Stole Christmas”, “Ace Ventura: Pet Detective” and “Dumb and Dumber”.
Height, eyes and wealth
Kyle’s age is 31. He has short black hair and brown eyes, is 5ft 7ins (1.7m) tall and weighs around 175lbs (80kgs).
Kyle’s net worth’s been estimated at over $500,000, as of July 2023.