Melissa Benoist is one of the newly recognized actresses from the United States of America, who is also a singer and dancer. Her starring role in the superhero action adventure series “Supergirl” made her earn huge fame and success in the industry. You may explore in details below the life, career and net worth of Melissa Benoist in 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
Melissa Marie Benoist was born on October 4, 1988, in Houston city in Texas, United States. Her father Jim Benoist works as a physician, and her mother’s name is Julie Benoist. The mother’s occupation is not known but the parents were divorced when Melissa was young. The family also has origins from France through Melissa’s paternal great-grandfather.
Melissa Benoist was mainly grown and raised in her hometown and in Denver, the capital of Colorado, where she moved to along with her mother after her parent’s split. She completed her education at the Arapahoe High School and she earned a Bachelor of arts in theatre arts from the Marymount Manhattan College. She has 2 sisters, Kristina Benoist and the novelist Jessica Benoist.
Melissa Benoist has experienced marriage, divorce and relationships. She was married to the actor and singer Blake Jenner for less than 2 years ending with a divorce in 2017 after around a year of filling for the divorce. Prior to her marriage, she had a relationship with the photographer Nick Vorderman.
Melissa Benoist has been in a relationship with the actor Chris Wood since 2017. There’s no information or news about an engagement or marriage that might happen.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Melissa Benoist did stage performances when she was at college. Her debut film role was in the drama “Tennessee”. Her most popular series roles were in the musical comedy drama “Glee” and the superhero action adventure “Supergirl”.
Melissa Benoist has received a few awards for her roles and performances. She is the winner of 2 Teen Choice Awards, including one in 2018, and 2 Saturn Awards. The awards she won and was nominated for were for her roles in “Supergirl” and in “Glee”.
Melissa Benoist latest and recent acting roles in series including voice over for the animated action fantasy “Freedom Fighters: The Ray”, the crime drama history miniseries “Waco” and more of her popular role in “Supergirl”.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The American actress, singer and dancer Melissa Benoist has an estimated net worth of somewhere more than $4 million. She earned her wealth of millions from starring in films and series and from her performances on stage. Melissa Benoist salary and earnings per episode of “Supergirl” is not revealed or confirmed to the public.
Melissa Benoist is one of the actresses who has been recently gaining more fame and success in the industry. She has just more than 20 credits as films and series actress including her new and latest ones which you may check in details up. Melissa Benoist is now happily living with her boyfriend Chris Wood after her divorce.