Melissa Benoist Biography
Melissa Benoist is an actress, singer, and producer from the United States. Marley Rose on the Fox musical comedy drama Glee was her first major role, and she was a series regular during the fifth season. She rose to prominence as the title character in the CBS / CW superhero series Supergirl, as well as related media in the Arrowverse franchise.
How old is Melissa Benoist? – Age
Melissa Benoist Family
She was born to Julie and Jim Benoist, a physician. When she was thirteen, her parents divorced. Her father’s great-grandfather was of French ancestry. Jessica, a novelist, and Kristina, an ecological scientist, are her sisters, and she has five half-siblings from her father’s remarriage. After her parents divorced, she was raised primarily by her mother in the Denver suburbs. Growing up in Colorado, she spent a lot of time exploring national parks and immersing herself in nature.
Who is Melissa Benoist Husband?
She and her Glee co-star Blake Jenner were married, it was revealed in 2015. Some sources claim that the couple actually got married in 2013, the same year they got engaged, contrary to Benoist’s statement that they had been married “longer than anybody knows.” She filed for divorce in late December 2016 citing “irreconcilable differences.” In December 2017, the divorce was finally finalized. When Chris Wood was chosen to play Mon-El in season two of Supergirl, Benoist first met him in 2016. Their relationship was later made public in 2017. In a secret ceremony in Ojai, California, Benoist, and Wood wed in September 2019 after announcing their engagement on February 10th.
Does Melissa Benoist have a child?
She together with her husband Chris Wood made their first pregnancy announcement on Instagram on March 4, 2020. On September 25, 2020, they made the news that their son had been born.
Melissa Benoist’s Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of $4 Million.
Melissa Benoist Supergirl
The superhero adventure series Supergirl, starring Benoist as Kara Zor-El, premiered on CBS in October 2015. She was the first woman to lead a prime-time superhero television series since Wonder Woman ended in 1979 and Lindsay Wagner’s The Bionic Woman ended in 1978. CBS ordered a full season after the premiere received 12.96 million viewers on November 30, 2015. According to reports, she was the first actress considered for the role. Benoist’s portrayal of Kara Zor-El received mostly positive feedback. Before the start of the second season, the show was moved to The CW.
She appeared in the Arrowverse crossovers “Invasion!”, “Crisis on Earth-X,” “Elseworlds,” and “Crisis on Infinite Earths,” as well as The Flash musical episode “Duet” on The CW. In the CW Seed animated series Freedom Fighters: The Ray, she reprised her role as Earth-Supergirl X’s doppelgänger Overgirl. During Season 5, the actress made her directorial debut with one episode. She received the Breakthrough Performance Award at the 42nd Saturn Awards and two Best Actress on a Television Series Awards at the 44th and 45th Saturn Awards for her portrayal of Supergirl. After six seasons and 126 episodes, the show ended on November 9, 2021.
Melissa Benoist Glee
She auditioned for the musical comedy-drama series Glee at the Roundabout Theatre Company in New York in May 2012, singing a different song for each of her five auditions, including “Fidelity” by Regina Spektor, “King of Anything” by Sara Bareilles, a Colbie Caillat song, and several musical theatre pieces. She had two screen tests in July in California for series creator/writer Ryan Murphy, casting directors, and executive producers. She played Marley Rose on Glee’s fourth and fifth seasons. Her first appearance as Marley Rose was in “The New Rachel,” the first episode of season four. Marley started working the day she found out she got the job because the creators had been looking for her for a long time.
During the first episode of season 4, Benoist performed a duet of “New York State of Mind” with Lea Michele. The song’s cover reached number twenty-four on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart. She and Glee co-star Darren Criss co-hosted the 2013 Kids’ Choice Awards with Josh Duhamel. She was chosen as an ambassador for Coca-new Cola’s product, P10 300 mL Coke Mismo, the same year. They were flown to Manila, Philippines, in June 2013 to promote the product by visiting various malls and meeting with fans. She and several other actors were not recast for Glee in early 2014.
When did Melissa Benoist injure her eye? – Eye injury
Benoist described being hit in the face with an electronic device in a 2019 Instagram post. The impact of the phone, she claimed, tore her iris, nearly ruptured her eyeball, lacerated her skin, and broke her nose.
Melissa Benoist Homeland
She appeared as Stacy Moore, a candidate for Farid Bin Abbud’s harem on Homeland. Carrie Mathison, a CIA operations officer, is reassigned to the CIA’s Counterterrorism Center in Langley, Virginia after conducting an unauthorized operation in Iraq. Nicholas Brody, a US Marine Sergeant who had been reported missing in action since 2003, is rescued from terrorist Abu Nazir’s compound. Carrie is in charge of a botched drone strike on terrorist mastermind Haissam Haqqani’s suspected location.
Melissa Benoist Whiplash
Benoist starred as Nicole in Damien Chazelle’s 2014 independent drama film Whiplash, which won top prizes at the Sundance Film Festival (Grand Jury and Audience awards).
Melissa Benoist Movies
♦ 2022 – Clerks III
♦ 2019 – Jay and Silent Bob Reboot
♦ 2017 – Billy Boy
♦ 2017 – Sun Dogs
♦ 2016 – Lowriders
♦ 2016 – Patriots Day
♦ 2015 – Band of Robbers
♦ 2015 – Danny Collins
♦ 2015 – The Longest Ride
♦ 2014 – Whiplash
♦ 2008 – Tennessee
Melissa Benoist TV Shows
♦ 2020 – Robot Chicken
♦ 2019 – Batwoman
♦ 2018 – Waco
♦ 2016–2019 – The Flash
♦ 2016–2020 – Arrow
♦ 2016–2020 – Legends of Tomorrow
♦ 2015–2021 – Supergirl
♦ 2012–2014 – Glee
♦ 2011 – Homeland
♦ 2010 – Blue Bloods
♦ 2010 – The Good Wife
♦ 2010 – Law & Order: Criminal Intent