Christian Wilkins

Is Christian Wilkins The Australian Model Gay? Age, Parents, Net Worth

Who is Christian Wilkins?

Christian Wilkins is an American model, actor, podcast host, and television presenter. He co-hosts the Radical Fashionism podcast alongside Andy Kelly. They agreed with PodcastOne in 2018 to air their podcast which has garnered a huge fan base.

He is among the most stylish models in the Australian entertainment industry, frequently taking center stage at events attended by celebrities because of his daring wardrobe choices. Christian has featured in several shows, notably, Dancing with the Stars in 2020. He advanced to the grand final, where he finished second behind Celia Pacquola, the champion of the series.

After participating successfully in Dancing with the Stars, he was featured in the 2020-filmed Stan series Eden, which debuted on Netflix in June 2021.

Apart from being an accomplished star locally, Wilkins has spread his wings internationally and he has made a name for himself. He has cultivated a distinct non-binary fashion that has made it possible for him to challenge preconceived notions about gender by wearing clothing that isn’t typically worn by male models.

He arrived in the US just before the historic SAG-AFTRA strike began, which commenced in July and is still going strong. The strike has caused a major halt to Hollywood productions and temporarily crushed the dreams of aspiring actors.

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Christian Wilkins is a Native of Sydney

Wilkins is currently 28 years old. He was born on April 25, 1995, in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.


The Australian model stands at an average height of 6 feet 2½ inches (1.89 m). 

Christian Wilkins’ Father is a New Zealand Presenter

Christian’s father, Richard Wilkins has played a big role in the success of his career. Richard, a renowned master of ceremonies, works as the entertainment editor for the Nine Network and weekend announcer on smoothfm. Unlike his son who was born in Australia, Richard was born in New Zealand where he also pursued his studies.

Christian Wilkins
Wilkins and his father

He graduated from teachers’ college, majoring in English and music. While pursuing his music career, Richard adopted the name “Richard Wilde” and became an aspiring pop singer. However, his music career didn’t last that long.

He switched careers from music to working in the entertainment industry. He landed a job to work behind the scenes as a Promotions and Marketing Manager for Sydney radio stations 2Day FM and 2UW.

2012 happened to be one of his best years careerwise because he was hired by smoothfm as a radio host in May. More than a decade after landing the job, Richard is still a household name with his job as a radio host. He works as the host of weekend Mornings (10 am – 1 pm) on smoothfm 91.5 in Melbourne and smoothfm 95.3 in Sydney.

Is Christian Wilkins Gay?

Yes, Christian is openly gay and is known for his non-binary fashion style. Unlike many other gays, Christian identifies as male and uses male gender pronouns. He acknowledges that he never really had the feared “coming out” talk with any of his parents, including Michelle Burke, his mother who rarely appears to the public.

He had the most support from his family and friends, and he frequently attributes his confidence to “screw the haters” and be himself to find people who share his beliefs in the LGBTQ+ community.

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Christian Wilkins Net Worth

Wilkins has an estimated net worth of $1 million. He has built his wealth primarily from his career as a model, actor, and presenter. He has also landed several gigs that have contributed significantly to his fortune. 

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