Jeffrey Kenton Duty hails from Plano, Texas, U.S. He is a well-known actor, singer, and dancer. Duty is famous for his role in Disney’s “Shake It Up” and “Young Jacob” in the final season of the ABC drama “Lost.” He has done various movies and has established his name in the show-biz industry.
Kenton Duty Career Details
Jeffrey Kenton Duty was born in Plano, TX, USA, in a middle-class family. Duty’s family supported his passion for acting and enrolled him in a musical theatre workshop, which helped him groom and gain confidence to overcome stage fright. He fell in love with the world of theatre, and at the age of 9, Kenton Duty first played the role of “Young Scrooge” in “A Christmas Carol.”
Kenton Duty moved to LA and caught the eye of Hollywood talent agent Cindy Osbrink. Cindy invited Kenton to California, where he was offered numerous commercial gigs; he was featured in McDonald’s, Wal-Mart, Pizza Hut, and Mattel.
Kenton Duty’s first big-screen appearance was in the movie “Christmas In Paradise,” where he played the role of Michael. He appeared as a guest on “The Jay Leno Show” and got a co-starring part in the web series “Ctrl.”
Duty was recognized as one of the finest stage actors, and he got himself feature films from different genres like horror, suspense/thriller, and comedy. Kenton did “2:13”, “Forget Me Not,” and “Crazy On The Outside.” He surprised Bollywood fans by starring in the blockbuster hit movie “My Name Is Khan” alongside superstars like Shahrukh Khan and Kajol.
Duty got the spotlight when he did the role of “Young Jacob” in the hit tv series “Lost.”
Kenton Duty was co-starred in a Disney original series “Shake It Up,” where he was portrayed as a fashion designer by the name of “Gunther Hessenheffer” with Caroline Sunshine as her twin sister “Tina” in the series. The series was said to be inspired by High School Musical. Duty left the series on June 4, 2012, and never returned as he started working on other projects like “Contest,” “Silver Bells,” and “Murphy.”
Duty has voiced against bullying and loves doing charity. His charitable causes include the “Disney Friends For Change” initiative, which assists environmental charities through Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund and the Starlight Children’s Foundation for children suffering from severe medical disorders. Duty also has been a part of “Lunch Box For Good Program” by Land O’Frosts which helps Hands On Nashville and assist with Tennessee flood victims in 2010.
Kenton Duty currently writes songs and does a fitness podcast, which is his current source of income.
Kenton Duty Love For Music
Kenton loved music and playing instruments, he was applauded for his fine voice, and he released his first album, “Spooky Buddies,” in 2011. He worked with Adam Irigoyen and Davis Cleveland and made his dream come true as he produced a record with them. In his solo music career, Duty released his first single, “Teenage Summer Nights,” in 2013.
Kenton Duty Early Life And Education Details
Kenton completed his schooling at Carlisle Elementary School, and he graduated from high school in 2014. Alongside his studies, Duty also attended musical schools and did roles at acting theatres to polish his acting skills at a very young age; he left no stoned unturned to a valid entry into the big screen industry. Kenton had an immense amount of support from his parents, and being an actor at a young age, Duty financially supported his family and looked after his twin sisters. He currently resides in LA.
Duty loves baking, cooking, and horse riding. He also played guitar and sang for “KGMC,” Gigmasters with Braeden Lemasters, and Dylan Minnette.
Kenton Duty Dating History
After Kenton’s breakup with Bella Thorne, there were rumors of Duty being gay, but all the speculations turned out to be false as he was dating Mosley Agin. Kenton Duty and Mosley Agin got engaged on 10, February 2019 and a few months later, they got married (September 29, 2019).