The British actor, TV personality and entrepreneur Nick Sagar, is widely known for his role of Detective Alonzo in the series “Queen of the South”, and as Charles Frederickson in the drama show “The Haves and the Have Nots,” which aired for eight seasons on Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN).

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Age, Early Life, and Education Background

Nick was born Nicholas Dewan Sagar under the Capricorn zodiac sign on 7 January 1988, in London, England, which makes him 34 years old as of 2022. He has two brothers – Michael Sagar who is the oldest, and the actor and model Sean Sagar, who is the youngest. He is of Guyanese roots from his father’s side, and Jamaican through his mother, and so is racially mixed Indian and Black – during an interview with Timid, he disclosed, ‘I loved being mixed race growing up and I think you’re right in saying I saw myself as whole rather than half. I just thought I am Black. I am Indian. I fully embraced both heritages, which was a cool thing because I could relate to everyone … and I see that as a blessing.’ Nick follows the Christianity religion. He grew up very physically active, and was very good at breakdancing and soccer. His dream was to become a professional football player or a doctor, but he eventually became an actor.

Sagar, who goes by the nickname ‘Sega’, attended an undisclosed theater school to learn acting.

Hobbies and Interesting Facts

Nick is a big fan of football, soccer, and supports Liverpool Football Club – he’s posted his photos on the team’s official shirt on many occasions. He’s also a big fan of the Brazilian national football team.

He is a dog lover, and likes posting his pet dog named Ghost on his Instagram page.

Nick is very skilled in Taekwondo, and holds a black belt. He’s a huge fan of the late American actor and martial artist, Bruce Lee, and his favorite films are “Enter the Dragon,” “Way of the Dragon,” and “Fist of Fury.” He looks forward to working with Jackie Chan in the future.

In his spare time, Sagar likes participating in outdoor activities such as swimming, scuba diving, and hiking together with his friends.

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Career

Film Appearances

Sagar made his film debut with a minor role in the Richard Cottan-directed TV film “Gunrush” in 2009, followed by an appearance in the short movie “Just Like Family” in the same year. He played a security officer in the horror movie “S.N.U.B.” in 2010, and two years later, Sagar portrayed Marcell in the thriller film “Ill Manors”, sharing the screen with Riz Ahmed, Plan B, and Ed Skrein. The film was nominated for five awards and won two, including a Technicolor Award for Best Cinematography.

In 2014, Nick landed the lead role of Nathan in the hit short drama “Western Diaries,” which was written by Kojo and directed by Sheridan De Myers.

In 2018, Nick played one of his most significant roles as Kelvin Richards in the Netflix comedy “The Princess Switch,” which starred Megan Metzer and Vanessa Hudgens. The Michael Rohl-directed Christmas film was a huge success, and had two sequels in 2020 and 2021 – Nick reprised his role in both of them.

TV Appearances

Sagar made his TV debut in the first episode of the comedy “Just Like Family” in 2009, and then guest-starred in an episode of the crime series “NCIS: Los Angeles” in 2011. His next role was in the BBC drama “Holby City”, before in 2017 and 2018 landing the recurring role of Victor in ED Decter’s action series “Shadowhunters”, appearing alongside Dominic Sherwood, Katherine McNamara, and Alberto Rosende. One of Sagar’s greatest TV appearances was in 2017 and 2018, in the second and third seasons of the crime drama “Queen of the South,” which aired on USA Network. The acclaimed series was based on the telenovela “La Reina del Sur”, and starred Alfonso Herrera, Hemky Madera, and Alice Braga.

Between 2017 and 2021, Nick was cast in Tyler Perry’s long-running soap opera “The Haves and the Haves Nots,” which starred Crystal Fox, Tike Sumpter, and John Schneider. The show was based on a play written by Tyler Perry and aired on OWN from 2013 to 2021. He later appeared in several other shows such as “Supergirl,” “Borrasca,” and more recently in “Run the World” (2021).

Sagar has posed as a model for many popular clothing brands, and has also been featured in various fashion magazines. He also work as a b-boy and soccer player before he launched his acting career.

Personal Life

Nick doesn’t speak about his dating life publicly and hasn’t introduced anyone as his girlfriend; he’s reportedly single as of 2022. He’s good friends with the Mexican actress, Veronica Falcon, with whom he appeared in the series “Queen of the South.” The duo has shared many photos of themselves spending time together on their respective Instagram pages.

Previously, Sagar was romantically involved with the actress and singer Alexandra Burke. The duo dated for six months in 2010 ,and liked going clubbing and for dinners together. According to The News of the World, Nick and Burke also liked spending time indoors watching films and TV series whenever they met in London. It is reported that the duo parted ways following Sagar’s decision to move to Los Angeles. Burke, who is famously known for winning the fifth series of the TV series “The X Factor,” was formerly dating (and even engaged to) the famed stage manager, Joshua Ginnelly, and the footballers Angus McDonald and Darren Randolph.

Nick was previously spotted sharing intimate moments with the American singer and actress Vanessa Hudgens, who was his “The Princess Switch” co-star. However, the two haven’t confirmed whether they were dating or not.

Nick has never married, doesn’t have children, and now lives in Los Angeles, California.

Height, Weight, and Physical Appearance

Nick has a pair of black eyes, and black hair. He has an athletic physique, weighs approximately 160lbs (73kgs), and is around 5ft 10ins (1.78m) tall, with vital statistics of approximately 44-32-38. He wears shoe size 10 (US).  Some of his distinctive features include thick eyebrows, curly hair, and a dimpled smile.

Nick follows a healthy diet, and works out regularly to maintain his body – he likes posting his workout photos and videos on his Instagram account.

Net Worth

Nick has been active in the showbiz industry for over a decade now. He’s accumulated a good sum while makinhg a name for himself, and is worth approximately $1.5 million as of 2022.

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