Who is Geoff Stults?
If you ever watched the long-running family drama “7th Heaven”, you might notice the character of Ben Kinkirk, a handsome firefighter trainer, known for his flirting with various women, and if you ever wondered who’s the actor portraying this character, let us tell you some interesting facts about Geoffrey Manton ‘Geoff’ Stults.
He’s an actor with over 60 credits to his name, and besides the mentioned role, is known for his roles in series such as “The Finder”, “Grace and Frankie”, and “Happy Town”, among others, while he’s also appeared in numerous movies, including “The Break-Up”, “Only the Brave”, and “Wedding Crashers”.
Early life, family, and education
Geoff was born under the zodiac sign of Sagittarius on 15 December 1977, in Detroit, Michigan USA, although he was raised in Green Mountain Falls, Colorado. He holds American nationality and his ethnicity is mixed, as he comes from a family of Irish, English, French-Canadian and German descent.
His parents are Jenelle and Ronald Stults, and since they prefer to keep their lives away from the media’s attention, Geoff hasn’t shared much information about them, however, his brother, George Stults is also an actor, and the brothers were seen acting together in the series “7th Heaven”, with George playing the character of Ben’s brother, Kevin Kinkirk.
George is two years older than Geoff, but they are quite similar in appearance, thus many people assume that they are twins. The two are very close, and have lived together since high school, often going to auditions together.
Speaking of Geoff’s educational background, he attended Manitou Springs High School, and upon matriculating in 1995, enrolled at Whittier College, in California, from which he graduated with a BA degree in 1999.
Geoff had an interest in acting from an early age, and when aged seven, he appeared in various commercials with his brother. He played football during his college days, and then professional American Football in the Austrian Football League for the Danube Dragons (known before as Klosterneuburg Mercenaries).
Roles in series
Geoff made his acting debut in 2000, portraying a Mailman in an episode of the series “Everybody Loves Raymond”, followed by his role as Dale in “Undressed”, in the same year, then he also made an appearance as Sam in an episode of the series “S Club in L. A.”, while in the following year, he was cast to play his recurring role as Ben Kinkirk in “7th Heaven”, until 2006.
Concurrently, Geoff guest-starred in “The Chronicle”, “Joey”, “Las Vegas”, and “Reunion” before 2007, when he was cast to play Eddie Latteka in “October Road”, and in 2010, he portrayed Tommy Conroy in “Happy Town”, and was next seen as Max in “How I Met Your Mother”, followed by his guest roles in “Bones” and “Mad Love” before playing Walter Sherman in “The Finder” in 2012.
In the following years, Geoff was seen as Will in “Ben and Kate” (2013), as Sgt. Pete Hill in “Enlisted” (2014), and Agent Ben Shaffer in “Zoo” (2015) concurrently starring as Murph in “The Odd Couple” (2015-2017) and as Mitch in “Grace and Frankie” (2015-2017).
Geoff guest-starred in two episodes of the series “Man with a Plan” in 2018, followed by his role as Logan #2 in an episode of the series “The Neighborhood” in the next year, before he was cast to play Mark McCullough in “Little Fires Everywhere” in 2020.
His most recent television roles were in the series “Cowboy Bebop” and “Guilty Party”, both in 2021.
Roles in movies
Geoff made his first big-screen appearance as a Frat Boy in the 2002 movie “Thank You, Good Night”, followed by his role as Young Zack Lover in the TV movie “Project Viper”, while he was also seen starring in “Nantucket”, “No Place Like Home”, and “King’s Highway”, all in the same year.
In 2003, Geoff appeared in “Untitled Jenny McCarthy Project”, followed by his roles in “Bring It on: Again” and “D. E. B. S.” in 2004, and then in the following year, he was cast to play Craig in “Wedding Crashers”, also starring Owen Wilson, Vince Vaughn and Rachel McAdams.
The same year, Geoff portrayed Chad in the comedy crime drama “In the Mix”, followed by his role as Mike in “The Break-Up”, alongside Vince Vaughn and Jennifer Aniston in 2006, and next he was seen in a few short movies, before he was cast to play Bob Lundy in the 2008 movie “The Express”, followed by his roles in “I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell” (2009), and “She’s Out of My League” (2010).
In the following year, Geoff starred in “Life Happens” and “J. Edgar”, before he portrayed Vince in the 2014 movie “The Opposite Sex”, and was next seen in “The Kicker” in 2016, before in the following year being cast to play David Connover in “Unforgettable”, alongside Katherine Heigl and Rosario Dawson.
Consistently in demand, it seems that 2017 was a good year for Geoff, since he was seen starring in two more movies, entitled “High Low Forty” and “Only the Brave” followed by his role as Sean Coffers in “12 Strong” and as Coach Johnson in “Sierra Burgess Is a Loser” both in 2018, which were his most recent movie roles.
Geoff’s fans will be happy to hear that he has completed filming of the movie “The Best Worst Christmas Ever”, and that there is another, entitled “Junction”, which is in post-production and should be released in 2023.
Love life and relationships
There have been various rumors both concerning Geoff’s love life and his sexual orientation, however, he’s quite secretive when it comes to his personal matters, thus he hasn’t spoken about any relationships.
However, it’s known that from 2005 until 2010 he was in a relationship with Stacy Keibler, an actress and former World Wrestling Federation (WWE) Diva, and that the two are part-owners of the Hollywood Fame, an expansion franchise of the American Basketball Association.
Since Geoff’s and Stacey’s break-up he hasn’t talked about his love life, however, in 2019, some rumors began that he’s in a relationship with Alana Marie, an interior designer from Los Angeles, California, but Geoff hasn’t commented about these assumptions.
As of May 2022, it seems that Geoff is in a relationship, he hasn’t been married or engaged, and doesn’t have children.
Age, height, and net worth
Geoff’s age is 44, he has light brown hair and dark brown eyes; he weighs around 210lbs (95kgs) and is 6ft 2ins (1.89m) tall.
During his over 20 years-long career, Geoff has earned a decent amount of money appearing in numerous series and movies, so according to sources, as of early 2022, his net worth has been estimated at close to $4 million.