Famous in Love Star Charlie DePew Is Your New Freeform Fave—Here's What You Need to Know

Charlie DePew, star of the upcoming Freeform show Famous in Love, also has us majorly in love, TBH.

Like the good citizens we are, we figured it was time to give you the low-down on this adorable sweetheart, including his family, gigs outside acting and career ambitions below!

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Name: Charlie DePew

Hometown: Los Angeles, California

Birthday: May 22

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

Fun Facts:

1. He has been around the industry a lot longer than you think. "My best friend's dad is the director of Frozen, Tarzan and Surf's Up," he tells Sweety High. "We used to go to Disneyland all the time!"

2. At some point in his career, he would love to play both Superman and Frank Sinatra. "I've now heard they are making a movie about Sinatra and I am thoroughly disappointed that I haven't received a call," he joked. We have no doubt he would make a perfect Superman, the pic says it all. ????

3. He has a few business ventures he's working on outside of acting. "I'm a founder of a company called Respark that specializes in social media promotion and app development," he shares. "We have something in the works now that will be out soon." We're already addicted to our phones, so we can't wait to see what he has in store for us.

4. Water polo is his sport of choice. "I was a seriously competitive player until I graduated high school," he said. "I was second team All CIF my senior year, which only sounds cool if you are from California." Because Sweety High is based in the sunshine state, we know what a huge accomplishment that is—major props.

When one chapter ends another one begins. #LCbizness #3

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5. Like his character Jake on Famous in Love, he also dabbles in screenwriting.

6. His brother Jack is an actor, too. This pic of the two already looks like it could be a fun '80s movie, but now we need them to actually shoot one together.

Wedding Crashers #beautyandthebatman

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7. He proved he's full of surprises by telling us he's also a bass coral singer. "I traveled to Europe and got to sing in La Sagrada Familia, as well as many other gothic churches," he says.

8. He made his acting debut on the pilot of Shake It Up with Bella Thorne. "I got really close to playing the part of Deuce, her best friend on the show," he says. "Now I play Jake on Famous in Love which is her character's best friend, funny coincidence." Life is full of funny, but amazing coincidences and we're so happy these two got to work together again.


Charlie might not be on Disney Channel anymore, but let's take it back to his roots with THIS quiz about which DCOM is the best starring role for you!