During his 2018 Emmy Awards acceptance speech for his position in The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, Darren Criss described his fiancee, Mia Swier, as the kind to "roll the home windows down and switch the music up in my life."
While we all know quite a bit about Criss, given his breakthrough position eight years in the past on Glee, there's nonetheless quite a bit to find out about Swier. Here are 5 issues to learn about Criss' soon-to-be spouse.
1. They've been relationship for seven years.
After their engagement in January, Criss revealed on Instagram that the 2 have been relationship for a minimum of seven years earlier than lastly deciding to "kick these adventures up a notch."
2. She has labored for Fox, Showtime and ABC.
After graduating from NYU's Steinhardt School of Media Studies and Television Production, Swier has been a director, producer and author of promotional content material. She has labored for networks similar to NBC, ABC, USA, Fox, Showtime and others. Also, she has produced and directed content material for exhibits similar to Dexter, Shameless and even Glee.
In a 2013 interview with Kiss 92.5, Criss revealed that he met Swier earlier than he turned an actor and that he had by no means anticipated to be on TV.
three. She based her personal manufacturing firm.
Swier, alongside her co-founder Dan Bricker, based the movie manufacturing firm Effin Media in 2009. Under Effin, Swier self-directed and co-wrote the brief mockumentary A (Not So) Civil Union, which intently adopted considered one of the primary legalized lesbian weddings.
four. She began a Guns N' Roses tribute band and performs the bass.
Aside from her skills within the leisure business, Swier is a rock and roll bassist and vocalist in any other case often called Mia Von Glitz. In 2012, she began an all-female GN'R tribute band cheekily referred to as Guns N' Hoses along with her associates Charlene Kaye, Erin Marsz, Emmy Wildwood and Gina Ilasi.
5. Swier and Criss personal a piano bar in LA.
In April, the couple opened their first piano bar in Los Angeles referred to as Tramp Stamp Grannys. In an Instagram publish, Criss described it as the proper place for "some fairly booze and engaging tunes." Swier later revealed that the bar's title is a tribute to her full of life grandmother.