Cody Linley’s Girlfriend, Age, Career, Singer, Parents, And More
Cody Martin Linley was born on November 20, 1989. In Lewisville, Texas, USA. Cody is an American actor who also sings. He appeared as Jake Ryan in “Hannah Montana.” Cody participated in the 7th season of “Dancing With The Stars,” where he was paired with Julianne Hough and finished in fourth place. Linley was born under the sign of Scorpio and is 29 years old.
Many speculated that the actor was gay, but this is not the case based on his dating history. He has dated Nicole Gale Anderson, Brie Larson, Demi Lovato & Chloe Bridges in the past. Cody was in a relationship with Lovato from November 2007 to June 2008. They reportedly met through a mutual friend and colleague, Selena Gomez, but broke due to hectic schedules. After a few months of dating, they are still close friends.
Education and Family
Cody is the son of Lee and Cathryn, and he had a brother named Chad, who died on August 4, 2011. One friend said, “Cody brought a smile to everyone’s face even during the most difficult times.” Another said that during the memorial service, friends and family would come out and share their memories of Chad. Cody studied acting with Disney stars Selena Gomez and Demi Lovato while attending a Lewisville school.
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— Cody Linley (@CodyLinley) September 14, 2022
He began dating Chloe Bridges, whom he met through Lovato, in 2010. Before breaking up in 2012, they dated for two years. Cody is currently unmarried and lives a vegan lifestyle with his three dogs.
The show Dancing With The Stars
Linley appeared on the seventh season of “Dancing With The Stars,” where he was the youngest contestant of the season and the show’s youngest male star ever.
He was briefly partnered with Edyta Sliwinska, eliminated earlier in the season with her partner Jeffrey Ross, for Weeks 7 and 8. Sliwinska returned after Cody’s partner, Julianne Hough, was hospitalized, but she became his partner again in Week 9.
Linley made his film debut in 1998 with “Still Holding On: The Legend of Cadillac Jack.”
The actor later appeared in films such as “My Dog Skip,” “Beyond the Prairie, Part 2: Laura Ingalls Wilder’s True Story,” and “When Zachary Beaver Came to Town.” In 2004, he acted in “That’s So Raven,” which increased his exposure. Finally, in 2006, he made his big break as Jake Ryan in “Hannah Montana.” The series follows a student who also works as a pop star.
In the same year, he starred in “Hoot” as Mullet Fingers, alongside Brie Larson, whom he later dated.
Acting Career in the Past and Other Projects
Cody appeared in “The Playroom” and “Melissa & Joey” in 2012, then “My Dog the Champion” in 2013, and “Sharknado 5: Global Swarming” in 2017 – in total, he has 26 acting credits.
Cody also had a brief singing career, releasing his debut single “Breathe” in 2010. Before changing genres and releasing a death metal album with Stay Sick Recordings in 2016.
Linley also uploaded videos to his YouTube channel, where he earns money every time an ad appears alongside his videos.