Melissa Benoist is an American actress. She is married to Chris Wood in 2019 and expecting his baby.
Facts of Melissa Benoist
|Full Name:||Melissa Benoist|
|Age:||32 years 4 months|
|Birth Date:||October 04, 1988|
|Birth Place:||Littleton, Colorado, USA|
|Net Worth:||$3 million|
|Height / How tall :||5 feet 8 inches (1.73m)|
|Ethnicity:||German, English, Scottish, and French|
|Father's Name:||Jim Benoist|
|Mother's Name:||Julie Benoist|
|Education:||Marymount Manhattan College|
|Hair Color:||Light brown|
|Waist Size:||23 inch|
|Bra Size:||33 inch|
|Hip Size:||34 inch|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Gemini|
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I'm obsessed with Michael Fassbender. He's unbelievable. I think he's a modern-day Marlon Brando. Every movie that he's done in the past couple years, I just died for him. He's extremely fascinating
If I had any advice for my 16-year-old self, it would just be to stay strong, because acting is not an easy lifestyle, especially when you are starting out. That being said, it definitely makes it all worth it when it does happen
I want there to always be humanity driving my work. I want to do things that I care about, that I connect to.
Relationship Statistics of Melissa Benoist
|What is Melissa Benoist marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):||Married|
|When did Melissa Benoist get married ? (married date):||September 01, 2019|
|Is Melissa Benoist having any relationship affair ?:||No|
|Is Melissa Benoist lesbian ?:||No|
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More about the relationship
Melissa Benoist is a married woman to an actor Chris Wood. They got engaged on 11 Feb 2019 and exchanged vows on 1 September 2019.
This couple will soon be blessed with a child. They announced the news on March 4, 2020.
Prior to this, after dating for sometimes, she married her Glee co-star, Blake Jenner. The wedding ceremony happened on 13 July 2015. But after finding complications in marriage, she filed for divorce in December 2016.
The divorce was officially confirmed in Dec 2017. She was also linked with Nick Vorderman (2008 – 2012).
Who is Melissa Benoist?
Melissa Benoist is an American actress and singer. She is well-known among the media and the public because of her character in “Supergirl” as Kara Zor-El/Kara Danvers/Supergirl.
Melissa Benoist: Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education
She was born as Melissa Marie Benoist on Oct 4, 1988, in Houston, Texas, USA. He belongs to the mixed ethnicity of German, English, Scottish, and French.
Melissa’s parents are Jim Benoist (father) and Julie Benoist (mother). She was raised in her home state, Colorado. She has two sisters named Jessica and Kristina.
As per her education, she attended Arapahoe High School in Centennial. In 2007, she graduated from there. Afterward, she joined Marymount Manhattan College in New York City. After a couple of years, she graduated from there in 2011.
Melissa Benoist: Professional Life, Career
Melissa Benoist made her debut in the acting industry when she was 20. In 2008, she made her silver screen debut playing the role of Laurel in the film, “Tennessee”. Then in 2010, she was seen in an episode of “Law & Order: Criminal Intent”.
She appeared in TV series like “Blue Bloods”, “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”, “The Good Wife”, and others in minor roles. Consequently, she got a lead role in comedy-drama TV series, “Glee” and she also played the role of Laurel in an Oscar-nominated film, “Whiplash”.
Afterward, offers from films and TV series kept on coming to her. In 2015, she joined the cast of an American superhero action-adventure drama television series, “Supergirl”. This show is her major career’s most important role where she plays the title/lead role.
Additionally, she starred in many films like “Danny Collins”, “The Longest Ride”, “Patriots Day”, and others. Furthermore, her other TV appearance is on “Homeland”, “The Flash”, “Arrow”, and so on.
She has done several musical theater roles like in “The Sound of Music”, “Chorus Line”, “Evita”, “Terms of Endearment”, and so on.
Her recent projects are Sun Dogs (2017), Jay and Silent Bob Reboot (2019), Waco (2018), Batwoman (2019), and more.
Awards and Nominations
|2013||Teen Choice Awards||Choice TV Breakout Star||Nominated|
|2016||Saturn Awards||Breakthrough Performance Award||Won|
|2017||Saturn Awards||Best Actress on a Television Series||Won|
|2018||Teen Choice Awards||Choice Action TV Actress||Won|
|2019||Teen Choice Awards||Choice Action TV Actress||Nominated|
Net Worth and Salary
This actress’s estimated net worth is $3 million. Her 2015 movie Danny Collins was made with a budget of $10 million and has collected around $10.8 million at the box office.
As per the sources, an actor receives an average salary of around $19k-$210k per year.
Rumors and Controversy
Talking about the rumors and controversy, Melissa was part of controversy because of her stand against Donald Trump which she posted a picture on Instagram.
In the picture, she was holding a sign that read “Try grabbing my *****, it’s made of Steel”.
Body Measurement: Height, Weight
Melissa Benoist’s height is 5 Feet 8 Inches and her weight is 55 kg. She has light brown hair and her eyes are in blue color.
Her body figure is 33-23-34 inches.
Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
Melissa is active on social networking sites.
She has around 4.1m followers on Instagram, over 917.9k followers on Twitter, and over 336k followers on Facebook.