Who is Michael Hsu Rosen's boyfriend? Pretty Smart actor out and proud

Darcy Rafter October 11, 2021

Pretty Smart hit Netflix on Friday, 8 October 2021 and, as people have already binge-watched the first season, fans want to know more about Michael Hsu Rosen.

You may recognise Michael Hsu Rosen as being the outstanding dancer on Tiny Pretty Things. Well, you’ll be glad to know he’s back on the big screens again.

So, if you wanted to find out more about the actor behind Jayden from Pretty Smart, be sure to read on.

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Who is Michael Hsu Rosen’s boyfriend?

Michael hasn’t spoken publicly about having a boyfriend. However, fans have definitely rumoured he’s seeing someone.

When Michael starred in HBO’s Looking: The Movie he played Jimmy’s (Jonathan Groff) boyfriend.

Michael has previously spoken about fans getting a little too close to him while filming Looking. He said “A really cute, nice boy came over and apologised for the other guys even though he didn’t know any of them. He was sweet enough to tell me how good he thought I was in the non-sex scenes, and we hit it off.”

This may suggest Michael has met somebody while on set.

There has also been speculation surrounding Michael and fellow actor Barton Cowperthwaite after a cheesy Instagram was taken. However, sorry to break it to you but Barton has been dating jewellery designer Sophie Thoerner for more than two years.

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Who is Michael Hsu Rosen

Michael Hsu Rosen is an actor in Pretty Smart and is 29 years old. He was born in New York City on 28 May 1992.

Michael is half Asian and half Jewish and has previously spoken on the importance of growing up in a diverse place like New York, which allowed him to “experience the complexity of the world from a very young age”.

After training at the School Of American Ballet from 2001 to 2009, he is a professional dancer. At only 17 years old he made his Broadway debut as Chino in the 2009 revival of West Side Story.

Pretty Smart actor is out and proud

Michael came out at the age of 15 and has been very open talking about his sexuality. He has undoubtedly been an inspiration to many people.

When appearing on Rosie O’Donnell’s radio show, promoting West Side Story, Michael talked about how her show inspired him.

He said: “I got emotional telling Rosie how moved I was as a teenager watching her on Will & Grace when she told Jack, ‘I’m gay’. It was pretty clear I was saying, ‘me too’. After that, I decided that, of course, I can talk about being gay. Why wouldn’t I?”

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Darcy is an experienced journalist passionate about celebrity culture and entertainment. After gaining a degree in Media and Communications at Goldsmiths University she has also become a social media specialist, always keeping informed on the latest trends. With almost five years of experience in media, her expertise is analysing platforms such as Instagram, Twitter and TikTok. When she's not tracking the latest trending content, she’s watching films and eating lots of chocolate.