Christopher William “Kit” Young (born 24 October 1994) is a British actor. He stars as Jesper Fahey in the Netflix fantasy series Shadow and Bone.
Early Life and Career
Kit Young was born on 24 October 1994 in Oxford, United Kingdom and raised in Abingdon-on-Thames. He is of Scottish and Ugandan descent. Kit attended Abingdon School from 2008 to 2013; he was a member of the Abingdon Film Unit and played the lead role in the school’s 2012 senior production of Candide.
He was a member of the National Youth Theatre. He had a few minor and ensemble roles as a child, such as in TV film Walter’s War and Oxford Playhouse productions Cinderella and Dick Whittington.
He went on to train at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Acting in 2017.
Post graduation from RADA, Young played the lead in The Extraordinary Cabaret of Dorian Gray at the 2017 Underbelly Theatre Festival in South Bank. He also joined the UK tour of The Real Thing as Billy. In 2018, he played Octavius in a production of Julius Caesar at the Bridge Theatre, the Journalist in a production of The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie at Donmar Warehouse, and Malcolm in Macbeth at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse at the Globe Theatre.
Young made his television debut in 2019 with a guest role in Endeavour. He also appeared in the Dylan Holmes Williams directed short The Devil’s Harmony. That spring and summer, he played Lysander in A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Bridge Theatre alongside Gwendoline Christie, which earned him an Ian Charleson Award nomination.
In October 2019, it was announced Young would star as Jesper Fahey the 2021 Netflix series Shadow and Bone, an adaptation of fantasy book series The Grisha Trilogy and the Six of Crows Duology by Leigh Bardugo.
In 2022, he was featured in The Origin and the Netflix adaptation of The School for Good and Evil.
Kit Young is currently single and not in an open relationship for now. Kit Young is also not married.
Kit Young’s net worth as of 2022 is estimated at around $1 million – $3 million.
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