For his first film role ever, the 31-year-old travel host booked the lead in Warner Bros.’ Crazy Rich Asians; the movie has earned a whopping $235.9 million since it was released in August, turning Golding into an international sensation. A month later, A Simple Favor hit theaters. In that film, he played Blake Lively’s husband and worked with director Paul Feig, who later cast him opposite Emilia Clarke in Last Christmas, which is sure to be the holiday film of the season.
Though acting was never his childhood dream, it’s now something he can’t imagine leaving behind. “It feels so normal and natural. I made it this far in life without having to rely on anyone but myself” He said..