American actor, photographer and musician, Keegan Allen is best known for his main role as Toby Cavanaugh on the Freeform series “Pretty Little Liars”.

Early Years

Keegan Allen was born as Keegan Phillip Allen on July 22, 1989, in Southern California, California, United States. Both of his parents were involved in the arts, his father,  Phillip R. Allen was an actor and his mother,  Joan Snyder Allen is a painter/artist. At the age of nine,  his parents divorced and he started living with his cousin sister. Later, Keegan Allen was taken by his mother and step-father in Los Angeles area.  Allen has siblings named, Debbie Allen and Kim Allen. Keegan Allen studied video production and editing in high school.

Keegan Allen kid childhood baby Young Keegan Allen Source: Pinterest

Film career

At the age of thirteen Keegan made his debut for a small non-speaking role in a documentary which was presented in “Animal Planet”.  Then, Allen began to appear in the film called ”  Small Emergencies” playing the role as the Parakeet Owner’s Son in 2002.  He also appeared in the films such as Palo Alto,  The Sound and the Fury,  Bukowski.

In 2016, Allen appeared in the biographical crime drama film “King Cobra”. Which was directed by Justin Kelly and was based on the book Cobra Killer by Andrew E. Stoner and Peter A. Conway.

Keegan Allen at the 2013 Teen Choice Awards in Universal City, California.
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Television career

After a long break from acting, he made his television debut appear on Nickelodeon’s TV show “Big Time Rush” in 2010. He made his breakthrough role as main character Toby Cavanaugh, Spencer Hastings’ (played by Troian Bellisario) love interest on ABC’s “Pretty Little Liars”. He also made an appearance in CBS’ CSI: Crime Scene Investigation in 2011. The same year, Allen played the role of Jake in an episode of Fox’s sitcom “I Hate My Teenage Daughter”. Currently, he is working on a movie titled “Bukowski,” produced and directed by Hollywood star James Franco.

Personal life

Moving to his personal life, Keegan Allen was in a romantic relationship with the photographer, Chuck Grant in 2012 but after dating around four years the couple broke up in 2015. He began dating an actress, Skyler Samuels in 2011 and ended their relationship in 2012.  Following year he and Shay Mitchell dated very shortly.

Keegan Allen and Girlfriend, Alli Collier.
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In 2016, Allen was rumored to be in an openly gay relationship with James Franco. Currently, he is a relationship with the model, Ali Collier. The couple has been dating since April 2016. In 2015, Allen published his

In 2015, Allen published his book titled, “,” a photographic voyage through his life. As of 2017, his net worth is estimated to be $2 million dollars.