Julian Kostov is a Bulgarian actor, filmmaker, and former professional swimmer.
Julian Kostov was born on August 25, 1989 (age 31 years; as of 2020) in Varna, Bulgaria. His zodiac sign is Virgo. Kostov attended a Spanish school, and then he went to the Netherlands to pursue a degree in International Business from Tilburg University. Julian was inspired by Heath Ledger’s character in the movie ‘The Dark Knight,’ and after learning Heath’s way of acting through his movies, Julian decided to move to London to pursue acting as a career. Julian transferred to the University of Wales Institute Cardiff in London and completed his bachelor’s degree in Business Studies in 2011. Later, he joined the National Youth Theatre in London to attend workshops on acting.
Height (approx.): 5′ 11″
Eye Colour: Black
Hair Colour: Black
Family & Ethnicity
Parents & Siblings
Julian Kostov’s father owns a logistics business and his mother is a judge. Julian also has a younger sister, Lia Kostov.
Julian began his acting career with the 2013 action-adventure movie ‘Code Red.’ In 2016, he starred in the movie London Has Fallen. Julian Kostov bagged his first lead role in the British war drama film ‘Another Mother’s Son.’ The film released in 2017, and it received mixed reviews from the critics and audience with an overall average rating for the movie.
In 2017, Julian was roped in for a cameo role in the movie ‘Leatherface.’ Julian has also appeared in many short films like Early Birds (2015), Colour Me Grey (2015), Risk (2018), and Going Country (2019).
Julian featured in many television series as well. In 2014, Julian starred in a Fox television miniseries ’24: Live Another Day.’ Julian has also starred in various episodes of different television series like ‘Flack’ (2019), Wild Bill (2019), Treadstone (2019). Julian Kostov was selected for the Netflix action-drama series ‘Shadow and Bone’ which is set to release on April 21, 2021.
Before his acting career, Julian was a professional swimmer for a very long time. He was a part of his school team and represented his country at the national games. Julian Kostov has more than 60 medals in his name as a professional swimmer. He was the National Swimming Champion from 2005 to 2009. In 2008, he was awarded the Master of Sport title in swimming.
- Julian Kostov is a huge soccer fan and his favourite team is Manchester United.
- In his leisure time, Julian likes to indulge in adventure sports like indoor rock climbing, and skiing. He often goes skiing, cycling, and swimming with his friends.
- Julian Kostov is an animal lover and he has a white husky dog.
- Julian Kostov loves travelling and visiting new places and explore new places.
- Apart from working as an actor, Julian has also produced movies and done voiceover projects for several games and movies.