Glee was a comedy-drama show that ran for six season on Fox from to It certainly was an interesting group of characters. The show was filled with witty jokes, intense drama and some very emotional moments, which is one of the reasons it was so great.
As the main characters on the show graduated from high school, a new generation of Glee club members was brought in and we still got to follow the lives of our favorite characters when they moved onto college. The show was innovative and ground breaking as many of the characters dealt with controversial social issues such as race, identity, relationships and teenage pregnancy.
The show was extremely successful and went onto win and was nominated for 19 Emmy Awards and 4 Golden Globe Awards. The show was so successful that many celebrities such as Gwyneth Paltrow and Demi Lovato made guest appearances, which added another interesting aspect to the show.
But what have the actors from the show been doing since the last season aired in ? We all loved watching Rachel Berry sing her heart out on stage and Kurt and Blaine fall in love with each other but now that the show has ended, we want to know what the cast members have been up to. Some of the best-known stars from the show such such as Naya Rivera and Mark Salling have recently gotten themselves into legal troubles.
One of them is even awaiting sentencing for jail time! We have compiled a list of the most memorable cast members from Glee and we are here to let you know what they are up to today. She is a snobby cheerleader who thinks she is superior to her peers. Quinn leaves McKinley High after getting accepted to Yale but she eventually comes back in order to help Kurt and Rachel with the Glee club. Agron gained mainstream success after her appearance on Glee and she continued on to do other projects such as The Crash and Novitiate.
He and Kurt begin dating and eventually get married and Blaine moves to New York City after Kurt goes there for school. Before tying the knot in the final season, Blaine dates Dave Karofsky after his engagement to Kurt gets called off and his grades begin to slip, before the two find their way back to each other.
Darren Criss in real life Before his mainstream fame, Darren Criss was best known for his original musical called A Very Potter Musical, which he put on at his alma mater, the University of Michigan. Criss recently released an EP and is working on other projects in the entertainment industry. She is extremely competitive and she often exhibits diva-like behavior. She falls in love with star quarterback Finn Hudson, who is already in a relationship and the two begin a relationship until his untimely, heart-wrenching death.
Rachel mourns his loss, as does the rest of the cast. In the last episode she is seen winning a Tony Award.
Lea Michele in real life Just like her character on Glee, Lea Michele loves musical theater and that is where she got her start. It was revealed that the role of Rachel Berry was written specifically for her. Brittany is a kind and caring girl who often gets bullied due to her intelligence, however, she stands up for herself.
Brittany is best friends with Santana and the two go on to date and ultimately get married. Following her time on Glee, Morris competed in the 24th season of Dancing with the Stars but she was ultimately eliminated. Morris began dating baseball player, Taylor Hubbell and the couple welcomed their first child in In , they announced their engagement and they married in Morris gave birth to their second child in Over time, though, she starts warming up to people.
After going back and forth with her own identity, she eventually confesses her love to her best friend Brittany, and the two marry. Naya Rivera in real life Naya Rivera has recently been in the news as she was arrested for alleged charges of domestic battery.
It is reported that she hit her husband, Ryan Dorsey who filed for divorce from in but called of the separation in The couple have a son together and they have been together since Besides her personal troubles, Rivera has continued to work in show business and has appeared on shows such as Devious Minds and in the film Mad Families.
Chord Overstreet as Sam Evans Sam gets introduced to the Glee club as a sophomore and he goes on to have relationships with many of the members. He first dates Quinn followed by Santana and eventually moves on to Mercedes. They break up after Sam moves out of state, however, they try to work it out but Mercedes ultimately ends it when she gets a new boyfriend. Sam then dates Brittany which causes tension with Santana. Chord Overstreet in real life Since his time on Glee, Overstreet has been pursuing a career in music.
Initially, his story arc focuses on coming out, telling his father and his friends that he is attracted to men. Kurt is the target of intense bullying from Dave Karofsky, which leads him to transfer to Dalton Academy where he meets Blaine Anderson.
He and Blaine have an off and on relationship, until they ultimately acknowledge their enduring love for one another and get married. In the midst of all of these projects, Colfer has found time to advocate for LGBT rights and to promote political candidates for office. He was also an avid athlete and was once the quarterback on the football team. Unfortunately, due to the fact that the actor who portrayed him died from reported substance abuse in real life, Finn was also killed on the show.
They started working together in and by , there were rumors that they were a couple. Glee fans were stunned when they heard the news that the 31 year-old passed away after allegedly abusing illegal substances. Cory had a lifelong struggle with substance abuse and he entered many programs for rehabilitation.
While he is nervous at first, he gains more confidence after doing a duet with Tina. He and Tina begin dating and they remain together for two seasons, however, they eventually break up when Mike goes to Chicago for university. Although he was a football player, Mike is not a bully like some of the other team members, and over time owns his secret love of dance. He is good-natured and bonds with almost all of the members of the Glee club. She is very headstrong and confident and is always loyal to her friends, especially Kurt.
She is also supportive of Quinn who she lets live with her after a pregnant Quinn is kicked out of her house. Jones eventually gets a contract with and Indie recording label in L. Amber Riley in real life Amber Riley is now 31 years-old and she continues to sing and perform for a living. Riley also competed on and won Dancing with the Stars. The two met at Asian summer camp and they go on to have one of the longest relationships of anyone in the Glee club. She graduates in and goes on to attend Brown University.
She makes a return to McKinley High in order to recruit new members for the Glee club. Jenna Ushkowitz in real life Unlike many of the other cast members on this list, Jenna Ushkowitz has been acting since she was a child. Ushkowitz was born in South Korea and was adopted by a family in New York as an infant. Will is first married to Terri Del Monico, however, they divorce after she fakes a pregnancy.
He then marries Emma Pillsbury and they have a son named Daniel Finn. Schuester eventually becomes the principal of McKinley High, which becomes a designated performing arts school. Matthew Morrison in real life In addition to his role as Will on Glee, Morrison is known for his performances on Broadway such as his portrayal of Link Larkin in Hairspray.
In , the actor and singer signed a solo album deal with Mercury Records and he joined Leona Lewis on her world tour. Morrison returned to Broadway in in the new musical, Finding Neverland. Morrison married Renee Puente in and the couple have one child. She has a crush on Will Schuester, however, she gets engaged to the football coach, Ken Tanaka.
Ken breaks up with Emma on their wedding day and she kisses Will after he divorces Terri, however, their romance is short-lived and Emma marries a dentist, Carl Howell. Their marriage is annulled and Emma eventually marries Will and has a son with him. Mays married Adam Campbell, an English actor whom she met on the set of Epic Movie, in and the couple have one child together. Shannon was married to Cooper Menkins but they split after Cooter abuses Shannon.
Beiste eventually reveals that he is transgender and he transitions from Shannon into Sheldon. Sheldon is a very driven person who does anything he can to improve his football team. He is also a very sensitive person who is often bullied about his size and his masculine appearance. She is also a time arm wrestling champion and a weight lifter. Jones began acting in the s after she was encouraged to audition for a competition show.
She married Bridgett Casteen in Puck comes off as rude and arrogant and he is known as a ladies man, however, he does also have a sensitive side. Mark Salling in real life Since his time one Glee, Mark Salling has found himself in a lot of legal trouble. In , a woman accused Mark of assault against her but the actor denied the charges and settled with her outside of the courtroom.
In , he was arrested on suspicion of possessing illegal, illicit pictures of children and in , he pleaded guilty to possession of these images. He is now facing 4 to 7 years in jail. Jane Lynch as Sue Sylvester Sue Sylvester is the ruthless and calculating coach of the cheerleading team that tries to dismantle the New Directions glee club at any cost.
She is one of the main enemies of the Glee club and of Will Schuester. Although Sue does not show any compassion to the students or teachers at McKinley High, she is very sensitive with her sister who is disabled and she protects Kurt against his bully, Dave Karofsky.
Jane Lynch in real life Jane Lynch was acting long before Glee but it was her role as Sue Sylvester that made her a household name. Lynch was married to Lara Embry but the couple divorced in