Chris Wood Biography
Christopher Charles Wood is an American actor. He is known for his role as Kai Parker in the sixth season of the CW’s television series The Vampire Diaries in 2014, after previously appearing on The CW’s The Carrie Diaries in the role of writer Adam Weaver in 2013. He also starred in the 2016 CW television series Containment in the leading role of Atlanta police officer Jake Riley. From 2016 to 2018, he played Mon-El on the CW superhero series Supergirl.
How old is Chris Wood? – Age
The American actor is 33 years old as of 14th April 2021. He was born in 1988 in Dublin, Ohio, United States.
Who are Chris Wood Parents? – Father and Mother
The American actor belongs to white ethnicity. His Parents are Grant and Julie Wood, but the details about his siblings are not available as at now. He is an active ambassador and member of the Board of Directors for Mental Health America and often advocates ending the stigma surrounding mental illness, following his father’s death from an untreated condition. In October 2017, he launched his mental health awareness campaign “I Don’t Mind” that works to put a stop to the stigma surrounding mental illness.
Chris Wood Education
The American actor attended Elon University in Elon, North Carolina, where he graduated in 2010, with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Music Theater. He has been friends with actor Grant Gustin since college.
Is Chris Wood in a Relationship? – Spouse
Yes, the American actor is in love. He is dating his Supergirl co-star Melissa Benoist. The pair began dating in 2017, and they announced their engagement on Instagram on February 10, 2019. In early September 2019, the two married. The couple are both madly in love with each other and enjoying the parenting life together.
Chris Wood Child
The American actor has been blessed with a child. On March 4, 2020, the couple announced on Instagram that they were expecting their first child. They announced the birth of their son in September 2020. The couple are raising their child with a lot of love and support from both parents.
Chris Wood Career
The American actor played Melchior in the 2010-2011 national tour of Spring Awakening after graduation. He also played Joe Hardy in Paper Mill Playhouse’s production of Damn Yankees in 2012. He made his film debut in a made-for-TV movie entitled Browsers in early 2013. In September 2013, producers of The Carrie Diaries announced that Wood would join the show in its second season.
The actor appeared as the recurring role of Malachai Parker on season six of The Vampire Diaries; he returned to the role in a guest appearance in the eighth and final season of The Vampire Diaries. He appeared also in a guest role as Paul, in the episode “Beach House” of Girls.
The actor was cast in a starring role in the 2016 CW drama series Containment, portraying officer Jake Riley. He gained 30 pounds for the role. In April 2016, he was cast in a role on the second season of the PBS period drama Mercy street. In July 2016, he was cast as a series regular in the role of Mon-El for the second season of supergirl, playing the first live-action adaptation of the DC Comics superhero. He left the series at the end of the third season.
In 2020, the actor was cast in the ABC pilot Thirtysomething(else), a potential sequel to critically acclaimed drama Thirtysomething, in which he would have played Leo Steadman, Hope’s and Michael’s son.
Chris Wood Net worth
The American actor has an estimated net worth of around $ 2 million as of 2021.