How Ian Ousley landed his dream role as Sokka in ‘Avatar’

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Who is Ian Ousley?

American actor, model, social media star and TV personality Ian Ousley, was born in College Station, Texas USA on March 28, 2002, so Aries is his zodiac sign. He has appeared in only five TV series, but no films yet, and he has only recently attracted attention, when cast to play Sokka in the upcoming action-adventure comedy series “Avatar: The Last Airbender” created by Albert Kim, and starring Daniel Dae Kim, Tamlyn Tomita and Ken Leung. It follows the life of the last Airbender Aang, who fights against the Fire Nation along with his friends.

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Education and early life

Ian grew up alongside his older sister Annalize Ousley in College Station, by their mother Suzanne Wyatt Ousley, who is an entrepreneur, and father whose name has not been revealed, preferring to stay away from the media; Ian’s sister is an entertainer and artist these days.

Ian was seven when he started practicing Taekwondo, and continues to take lessons to this day; he was ranked among the top ten taekwondo artists in the world in his age category in 2016. and acted with his drama club.

Ian started his acting career while still in high school and playing Brayden in the episode ‘Mr. Greer” from the drama series “Sorry for Your Loss”, created by Kit Steinkellner, starring Elizabeth Olsen, Kelly Marie Tran and Jovan Adepo. It follows the life of Leigh Shaw, whose husband died suddenly; the series aired in 2018 and 2019 and was nominated for three awards.

Ian enrolled in 2020, choosing to focus on acting rather than pursuing a college degree.

Career as an actor

Ian played Jeremy in the 2020 episode ‘A House for Sale and Serious Woman Stuff’ of the critically acclaimed comedy ‘Young Sheldon’ created by Chuck Lorre and Steven Molaro and starring Lance Barber, Zoe Perry and Iain Armitage. It follows the life of child genius Sheldon Cooper, who can be seen as an adult on the hit comedy series “The Big Bang Theory”; “Young Sheldon” has been airing since 2017 and has won three of 27 award nominations.

In 2019 and 2020, Ian Robby Corman starred in three episodes of the mystery thriller “13 Reasons Why”, starring Christian Navarro, Katherine Langford and Dylan Minnette, and created by Brian Yorkey. It follows Clay Jensen trying to learn more about his crush’s suicide, the series aired from 2017 through 2020 and won six of its 22 award nominations.

In 2021 Ian played Bodhi in the episodes “TCKS” and “The Marvyn Korn Effect” from the sports comedy “Big Shot,” created by Brad Garrett, David E. Kelley, and Dean Lorey, and starring John Stamos, Jessalyn Gilsig, and Sophia Mitri Schloss. It follows a college basketball coach who has been fired and is now forced to coach at an elite all-girls high school; the series was nominated for a Hollywood Critics Association Television Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Streaming Series (Yvette Nicole Brown).

Ian’s only other role is playing Zeke Breem in four episodes of the 2021 comedy “Physical” created by Annie Weisman, starring Rose Byrne, Rory Scovel and Dierdre Friel. It follows a woman who is abused at home by her husband, as she now finds solace in aerobics; the series won two of its six award nominations.

Internet presence

Ian is steadily building a fan base on Instagram as he is now followed by nearly 50,000 people on the social media network, but he has only uploaded five photos, most of which show him in his daily life.

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He has tweeted nearly 2,000 times since launching his Twitter account in August 2013, most of them related to American sports, as Ian is a huge National Football League (NFL) and Major League Baseball (MLB) fan; almost 300 people follow him on this social media network.

Ian has a Facebook profile but only uses it to chat with his friends and relatives.

He doesn’t have a TikTok account, but there are many videos featuring Ian posted by other people, and all of them have been viewed over 500,000 times combined.

Love life and relationships

Ian remains secretive when it comes to sharing the details of his love life with the public, which is why rumors are circulating on the internet these days, most of which relate to his sexual orientation.

Many of Ian’s fans have written on the internet about the possibility of Ian being gay, claiming that he has spent time with a mystery boy on several occasions, and that the two may be in a relationship; this has not been addressed by Ian.

Some believe that the actor is focused on his career and not pursuing love, but this has not been confirmed either.

Ian seems unattached has not been married as of March 2023 and has no children.

Interesting facts and hobbies

Ian was very physically active when he attended a local high school as he played a variety of sports with his peers; nowadays he only plays tennis occasionally, but also works out three times a week in the gym.

He is an animal lover and one of his fans has claimed that he and Ian occasionally volunteer together at an animal shelter.

Ian is a big fan of rock and roll music and some of his favorite bands are Nirvana, Guns N’ Roses and ZZ Top.

He enjoys watching animated comedy series, some of his favorites being “Rick and Morty”, “The Simpsons” and “Family Guy”.

Ian’s favorite actor and actress are Al Pacino and Zendaya, and some of his favorite movies are ‘Scarface’, ‘Scent of a Woman’ and ‘Spider-man: No Way Home’.

Height, eyes and wealth

Ian is 20 years old. He has brown eyes and brown hair, is 1.72 m tall and weighs about 70 kg.

Ian’s ability Estimated at over $1 million, as of March 2023.