First became known hosting MuchMusic's Much On Demand and later reporting on CP24. He then became a correspondent on Entertainment Tonight Canada in 2011. He also hosted the reality program Canada Sings.
He earned degrees in sociology and communications before embarking on a short career in semi-professional football in Austria.
He was born and raised in Toronto, Canada. He has been dating actress Shay Mitchell and the two welcomed a daughter named Atlas together in 2019.
He is close friends with fellow Toronto native, Drake. Like Drake, he made an appearance acting in the Degrassi series.