This is how Clayton Snyder has changed, from handsome in ‘Lizzie McGuire’ to current real estate agent
Although some do not end up believing it, it has been almost two decades since the popular series ended. Lizzie McGuire. A success that marked a before and after on the Disney Channel and that made the career of its protagonist, Hilary Duff, take off, while the cast members of the series took paths that were less different.
Among all of them, perhaps the one that would surprise his followers the most -and especially his followers- was Clayton Snyder, who played Ethan Craft in the series, the most handsome and popular boy in the institute where Lizzie (Hilary Duff) attended. , who had a crush on him.
The actor was one of the most attractive faces on television in the 2000s, and his role as Ethan Craft only cemented his status as a heartthrob among young women at the time. He was not one of the protagonists or the brightest of the students of the institute that Lizzie attended, but he became the favorite of many of the fans of the series.
A popularity that led him to stardom during the four years that the series lasted, and that made him a star on the Disney Channel. However, and against all odds, the actor decided to put his career aside when he was at the top and choose the decision to try to lead a normal life again.
A wise decision knowing how some of the great stars of the house of Mickey Mouse fared (like Lalaine Vergara, his partner in Lizzie McGuire or actresses Demi Lovato, Adam Hicks or Lindsay Lohan, just to name a few).
A sports lover, he decided to dedicate himself to it again as soon as he left his career in the world of entertainment, becoming a professional water polo player.
“I have a lot to thank my parents for,” the actor admitted to The Up And Comers Show“Los Angeles was full of opportunities. To grow up in such a familiar and safe town, I lived with wonderful people and in a good community. I played sports, played the saxophone, participated in the Boy Scouts, dance classes… I was in everywhere. I don’t know how I did all that, nor how my parents could afford it,” he recalled, revealing that he began his career at the age of 14.
In addition to returning home, the actor resumed his studies. He attended high school and was elected to the student council, ending up graduating in 2006. Afterwards, he continued his higher education at Pepperdine University.
Snyder then decided to return to acting, with a project called Life Is Not A Musical: The Musical (2010) and, years later, acting in the miniseries Famous in Flagstaff (2014) or the web series mondays (2017). Since then, the actor has rarely been in front of the camera again, but he has dedicated himself body and soul to his work as a real estate consultant, which has made him one of the best-known professionals in his area. .
Happy, married to a well-known actress and back in front of the cameras
Almost 20 years have passed, but Clayton Snyder is still widely recognized for his role. Even more so since he began a relationship with actress Allegra Edwards, well known for her roles in The Social Ones (2019) and series like briarpatch (2020) or, more recently, Upload (2020), a fun science fiction comedy series created by Greg Daniels, one of those responsible for The officewhich is already preparing for the premiere of its third season.
The couple married on October 3, 2020, and welcomed their first child, Howard “Howdy” Douglas, on July 12. A moment that filled the couple with happiness, who could not wait to expand the family.
“We are learning a lot. He is so different, he is so alert, observant, strong…”, commented the excited mother after announcing his arrival.
Clayton Snyder may no longer act and leave all the prominence on camera to his wife, but what still remains is the lush mane that made him so popular. His secret, the same as decades ago, is not to do what Ethan Craft did: shampoo, rinse and repeat.