Austin Armacost Bio, Age, Height, Early Life, Career, Personal Life & MorePosted By: Ejaz Abbasi | February 21, 2019
Austin Armacost Biography
Austin Armacost was born on March 28, 1988. He is a model and reality star. Austin is best known as the runner-up in both Logo TV’s The A-list New York and BBC’s Celebrity Big Brother UK. He is an American reality television personality who reached to popularity in 2010 by becoming a cast member in the Logo reality television series The A-List: New York which followed the lives of six gay, bisexual men in New York City.
Austin Armacost Career
In 2015 he competed in the 16th series of Celebrity Big brother where he became runner-up. He again joined the house in 2017 during the nineteenth series as an “All-Star’ in which he was the second to quit the house, placing 15th.
Austin went on to participate in Liverpool, and Birmingham PRIDES in the summer of 2017 along with a plethora of other smaller cities. He was one of the most controversial LGBT figures in the UK often making the tabloids for racy, provocative, cryptic, or debatable photos and messages.
Austin Armacost Fame
In August 2015, Austin joined the Celebrity Big Brother, which was the real source of his fame. He joined as a housemate in the 16th series to compete for “Team USA” and finished as a runner-up to James hill. Following their appearance in the series, both Austin and James won “TV Moments of the Year” a The Attitude Awards 2015. So Austin made his name in the industry of Hollywood. He and last contestant on ‘celebrity big brother’ had become good friends during their time as mates in the house, which added to the tension of the finale.
Austin moved back as an All-star Celebrity Big brother 19 and evicted in a twist, which saw him voted as the ‘dunce housemate.’ He completed in 15th place.
Before fame, Austin was a model from age 16 to age 19, but he put on 25 pounds. When he turned twenty and was not willing to keep a male model’s build.
Austin Armacost Personal Life
Austin married a British man named Jake Lees. They remained together for eight years. They separated in 2016. Austin celebrated his one year anniversary with the new boyfriend, who is Architect in It business. His name is Darren Banks. They did celebrated anniversary in Sep 2017. Austin’s bromance with Apprentice star James certainly brought in the viewers thanks to their flirty antics, though he later slammed the romance rumors and insisted he had never tried to deceit his husband, who is now separated from him.
No rumors have been found about Austin about his other personal relationships. He likes the company of girls, but he is not closed to any girl. He likes to sit in the company of boys as compared to girls.
Austin Armacost Facts
Austin splits his time between the United States and the UK with his husband, Jake. His claim to fame was that he was Marc Jacobs’ boyfriend at the age of 21 years.
No truths have found about the family of Austin.
Austin won a lot of praise when he shaved his head in support of fellow contestant named Gail Porter. Who suffers from alopecia. From this reality about Austin, we can have a clear idea. That Austin is also very kind-hearted, and he can fee for anyone. He always takes care of his friends.
To taste social experience is fun for Austin. He always interested to make more and more friends in extending the circle of his friendship.
About the show, the remarks of the Austin were that. “I had such an amazing experience during my first time in the house and found it very cathartic. I was able to learn a lot about myself and my character flaws”.
It said about Austin that he is an opinionated model. Who also has earned some notoriety in the world of reality TV. Most of his name he got from his modeling career and by the boyfriend of Marc Jacobs.
A prominent advocate for gay rights in the US and UK, Austin has been attending Pride events and campaigns against homophobia for some time as well as taking part in PETA’s anti-fur campaigns. Being a great fan of Hopkins, he sure to outspoken in the house of these and whole host of other issues.