Mark Salling was a popular American actor, singer, composer, musician as well as a songwriter. He had released two studio albums which led to an increase in his popularity. He had gained much of his popularity from the role he has been playing in a television series known as Glee whereby he plays the role of Puck. Here are the complete details about career, biography, and net worth of Mark Salling in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Mark Salling was born on 17th August in the year 1982 with his full name being Mark Wayne Salling. He was born in Dallas, Texas in the United States. He has different descents which include; German, English, Irish, Dutch as well as Distant Scottish. He was born to his parents by the name John Salling who is his father as well as Condy Sue Salling who is his mother. He was raised in a strict Christian family.
Salling then joined Providence Christian School together with Redeemer Lutheran for his elementary schooling. Afterwards, he graduated from Lake Highlands High School in the year 2001. After this, he then went to Los Angeles Music Academy College of Music which is located in Pasadena in California. In this school, he then learned on how to play guitar. While in school, he used to play contact games such as basketball, rugby as well as wrestling. In addition to this, he also practiced on how to play both piano and guitar.
Though Mark Salling was not yet married till his death, he was previously in a relationship from which on March 2010 to November 2010, he was in a relationship with Naya Rivera. In the year 2009, he was also said to have dated Audrina Patridge. In a period of between 2010 and 2011 he dated both Solenn Heussaff and Roxanne Dawn. Later, he got into an affair with Denyse Tontz in the year 2014.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Mark Salling commenced his career through being featured in a horror movie known as Children of the Corn IV: The Gathering in the year 1996 as a child artist. Following this, he was then featured in Walker: Texas Ranger as well as Graveyard in the year 2006. He then later went to give guitar lessons to California in Los Angeles Music Academy.
His popularity came in the year 2008 when he went to be featured in a television series known as Glee in which played the character of Noah ‘Punk’ Puckerman in Fox Broadcasting Company. This series has gained much popularity with his role getting much contribution which ended in the year 2015. In addition to this, he also released a debut album in the year 2008 known as Smoke Signals in a stage name known as Jericho. He claimed this was from inspiration he had gotten from the music of Trent Reznor and Thom Yorke after which he made efforts of creating different music genres.
Salling then released his second solo album in 2010 which was known as Pipe Dreams in his own label known as Pipe Dream Dreams. He began this label together with Fontana Distribution and Universal Music Group. He also in his soundtracks has a version of a song known as Sweet Caroline which has been included in Glee: The Music, Vol. 1 among many other cover version. His great achievement was in his appearance in the Glee television series.
Net Worth & Earnings
Mark Salling had an estimated net worth of $100 thousand. This comes from his multiple profession in which had been of great influence in his earnings. He owned a house in the Shadow Hills in Los Angeles. In addition to this, he additionally had earned much from the earnings he got from acting as well as on music giving him the exciting net worth.
Mark Salling was involved in several legal suits from which he was even charged with sexual battery to his ex-girlfriend known as Roxanne Gorzella for forcing her in having unprotected sex without the consent of Roxanne which he was ordered to settle the case with $2.7 million. This is among many other legal suits in which he even was scheduled to be sentenced in March 2018 though he died on 30th January 2018 when he was found dead on Asphyxia from hanging.