Christopher Masterson is an American actor who is well known for playing Francis in the television sitcom Malcolm in the Middle. He did his acting debut in the year 1988 as a child actor in the television movie Hiroshima Maiden and rose to fame through the 2000 film Dragonheart: A New Beginning. Since then he has starred and appeared in several films and television series, and from 2010 he began his career as a disc jockey. Continue reading to know more about the life, career, and net worth of Christopher Masterson in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Christopher Kennedy Masterson was born on January 22, 1980, in Long Island, New York, the United States to Peter Masterson and Carol Masterson. His father was an insurance agent while his mother was a manager. Christopher is the younger brother of actor and disc jockey Danny Masterson. He is the half-brother of actress Alanna Masterson of The Walking dead fame and actor Jordan Masterson.
Christopher Masterson was in a relationship with actress Laura Prepon of That 70’s Show fame for eight years from 1999 to 2007. The couple split with disclosing specific reasons, and after his break up with Laura, he started to date actress Arielle Vandenberg in 2008. However, the relationship did not last long and ended in a break up in November 2009. After that, there has been no news regarding his relationship status. Christopher is a follower of Scientology.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Christopher started his acting career in 1988 as a child actor in the television movie Hiroshima Maiden. After four years he acted in the film Singles and made his debut in television in 1993 through sitcom Murphy Brown. The following year he started to appear on several television shows such as Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, The Road Home, and What’s Up!
He played Geoff in the 2000 film Dragonheart: A New Beginning and the same year he was signed to play Francis in the TV sitcom Malcolm in the Middle which he continued to play until 2006. He played starring roles in the films Scary Movie 2, Waterborne, Intellectual Property, and Made for Each Other.
Christopher also guests starred in two episodes of his brother Danny’s show That 70’s Show and went on to feature in several other shows such as White Collar, Men at Work, Onion News Empire, and Haven. He has acted in short films such as Impulse, Electric Sheep, and Bad Roomies.
Net Worth & Earnings
Apart from acting, he has also invested in a restaurant along with his brother, and since 2010 he has been pursuing a career in disc jockeying. His immense fame through his works in television and movies has garnered him a huge wealth and his net worth is estimated to be $12 million.
Since 2014, Christopher has stopped acting in films or television and has been solely concentrating on his disc jockeying career. Let us hope that he will soon return to acting and bring joy to his fans; those are eagerly waiting for his comeback.