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 are currently expecting their first child together.
He is close friends with fellow Toronto native, Drake. Like Drake, he made an appearance acting in the Degrassi series.