Everything About Heartstopper's William Gao Wikipedia, Ethnicity, Gay, Partner, Net Worth

By Zera
William Gao rose to prominence following his TV debut in Netflix's Heartstopper.
Actor William Gao
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 The British actor, theatre artist, social media influencer, singer, musician, model, and entrepreneur William Gao has made quite a name for himself. The actor appears in Netflix's popular LGBTQ+ series called Heratstopper where he plays the role of Tao Xu.

William Gao Wikipedia, Age, Family

Heartstopper William Gao was born on Feb 20, 2003, in England. Willaim's age is 19 years old as of 2022. His zodiac sign is a Pisces. The actor stands tall at 6 feet and 3 inches. His full name is William Hardy Gao. Not much is known about Gao's family and early life. His mother's name is Liping Hardy Gao. His father's name is not revealed yet.

Moreover, it's been reported that the actor grew up in Croydon in South London. He is also said to have a sister named Olivia Gao and a brother whose name is not known. For his education, he went to Trinity School and eventually got signed with the Curtis Brown Group to pursue his career in acting. William began his modeling career when he took part in London Fashion Week in New York.

In May 2019, Willaim Gao was accepted to be a member of the National Youth Theatre whose alums include Helen Mirren, Daniel Craig, and Chiwetel Ejiofor. Additionally, he's also a member of a band named the Wasia Project. You can check out his band's IG page here. The and has over 17K followers in their account. Besides, William Gao is managed by the Curtis Brown Group.

What Is William Gao's Ethnicity?

The actor was born to Asian parents and therefore holds Asian ethnicity. Talking about his nationality, he holds a British nationality.

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Heartstopper William Gao

The coming of age series Heratstopper is a story about two teens Charlie and Nick who uncover their friendship to mean something more as they navigate through life and love. In the series, William Gao portrays Tao Xu who is best friends with Tara Jones, Aled Last, Nick Nelson, Darcy Olsson, Charlie Spring, and Sahar Zahid. William's Tao is very protective of his friends


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Moreover, Tao Xu is the boyfriend of Elle Argent, played by Yasmin Finney. Elle Argent is a transgender girl who has transferred from an all-boys school to an all-girls school. Elle calls Tao "Tiny Tao" playfully.

Is William Gao Gay? Know His Partner

The actor hasn't talked about his sexuality in real life. So William Gao's sexuality isn't known. However, in the series Heartstopper, William's Tao Xu is a straight character who is the boyfriend of transgender girl Elle Argent. 

Who Is William Gao Dating?

As of present, William Gao's single. There has been no information about the actor's love interest. Moreover, William Gao's former relationships haven't been disclosed by the actor yet. He has kept his dating life very private away from media scrutiny.

What Is William Gao's Sexuality?

The actor hasn't discussed his sexuality openly in the public yet. So we don't know what Willaim Gao identifies as. In the Heartstopper series, the actor is portrayed as a straight male.

Willaim Gao's Net Worth

Heratstopper's William Gao is estimated to have a net worth of around $400K to $500K. Besides being a songwriter, William's acting career has also strengthened his net worth. The actor has released music including Misfit Biscuit, U Deserve, Burning Eyes R Calling, Why Don’t U Love Me, and other singles.

Besides, Heartstopper was the actor's on-screen debut. 

Social Media

The actor is on Instagram with over 853K followers. Besides IG, William doesn't seem to use any other social media.