Date of Birth
29 December 1995, Littleton, Colorado, USA
Ross Shor Lynch
6' 0½" (1.84 m)
Ross Lynch debuted his acting career as 'Austin Moon' in the Disney Channel original comedy series "Austin & Ally." This role has earned him 4 Kids Choice Awards for 'Favorite TV Actor' (2013-2016) and 3 Teen Choice Awards for 'Choice TV Actor: Comedy' (2014-2016). In summer 2013, Lynch starred as 'Brady' in Disney Channel's blockbuster original movie "Teen Beach Movie." The film premiered to 13.5 million viewers, making it the number 2 most watched movie in cable TV history behind "High School Musical 2." In 2015, Teen Beach 2 aired to 7.5 million viewers. In summer 2016, he filmed a movie named "Status Update" with actress/singer Olivia Holt. Lynch also starred in the movie adaptation of "My Friend Dahmer", as Jeffrey Dahmer, which was well received at film festivals worldwide. In 2017, R5 released their final EP "New Addictions" and single "Hurts Good". In early 2018, Ross and Rocky Lynch declared they were pursuing a new project called "The Driver Era". The other members of R5 now act as the background band, while Ross and Rocky are in full control of the musical direction. Their first single "Preacher Man" became an instant alternative hit and gained them fans from a new demographic. The Driver Era finally embarked on their first national tour in Spring 2019, with over half of the dates sold out. Ross also landed the role of "Harvey Kinkle" in "Chilling Adventures of Sabrina" in March 2018, which led him to live most of the year in Vancouver, while he filmed the show and worked on music/played festivals on weekends. Sabrina has now become the #1 Original Web Series of 2018 and returns with new episodes on April 5th, 2019.
His brother Riker Lynch played Jeff the Warbler on Glee (2009) .
Plays Guitar, Bass, Drums, and Piano.
He is a second cousin of dancers Derek Hough and Julianne Hough. Their maternal grandmothers are sisters. His ancestry includes German, Irish, English, 1/16th Danish, and smaller amounts of French, Scottish, and Welsh.
Brother of Riker Lynch, Rocky Lynch, Ryland Lynch and Rydel Lynch.
The trinket around his neck reads "Music is poetry with personality". (2013).
He gets his middle name, Shor, from his uncle, Shor de st Jeor.