Melissa Benoist


Quick Facts

Name Melissa Benoist
Full Name Melissa Marie Benoist
Net Worth $4 Million
Date of Birth 4 October 1988
Age 33 Years Old
Birth Place Houston, Texas
Currently Live In Denver, Littleton, Colorado
Profession Actress, Producer and Singer
Debut TV Series: Blue Bloods (2010)
Web Series: Freedom Fighters: The Ray (2017 – 2018)
Film: Tennessee (2008)
Years Active 2000 – Present
Famous Role Marley Rose on the Fox Musical Comedy-Drama TV Series Glee (2012 – 2014)
Nationality American
Religion Christian
Ethnicity German, English and Scottish Descent
Hometown Houston, Texas
Zodiac Sign Libra
School/High School Arapahoe High School in Centennial, Colorado
College/University Marymount Manhattan College in New York
Education Qualification Graduate
Social Media Instagram

 Her nationality is American, and she identifies as a Christian. Melissa Benoist’s mother raised her primarily when her parents got divorced, and they moved to Littleton, Colorado, a suburb of Denver, after the split. German, English, and Scottish origins make up Melissa Benoist’s heritage.

Age & Birth Information

Childhood Image of Melissa Benoist(Source: Instagram)

At age 3, Melissa Benoist enrolled in dance lessons with a primary goal of mastering jazz, ballet, and tap. When Melissa Benoist was just 4 years old, her aunt cast her in a church play that she was directing. Since that time, Melissa Benoist has been a part of the local children’s theater in her area.

Family & Parents

Jim and Julie Benoist are Melissa’s parents. Jim Benoist, a physician, is Melissa Benoist’s father, and Julie Benoist is her mother. However, when she was a young girl, her parents separated.

Melissa Benoist with her mother and sister(Source: Instagram)

She has two siblings as well. Jessica Benoist, a novelist, and Kristina Benoist, an ecological scientist, are her sisters. Melissa Benoist has five half-siblings because her father later remarried. French ancestry was represented by Melissa Benoist’s paternal great-grandfather.

Relationship Status

Melissa Benoist’s marital status as of 2021 is that she is married. From 2008 through 2012, Melissa Benoist was romantically linked to American photographer Nick Vorderman.

The marriage of Melissa Benoist and her Glee co-star Blake Jenner was announced in the year 2015. The couple’s bond was highlighted by Benoist, who also noted that they had been married for longer than was known at the time. According to some stories, she and Blake Jenner were actually married in 2013, the same year they were engaged. Melissa Benoist filed for divorce from her husband in late December of 2016 and stated that they could not be reconciled. Finally, the divorce was formalized in the month of December of 2017.

Melissa Benoist with her husband(Source: Instagram)

On February 10th, 2019, Benoist and Chris Wood announced that they were getting engaged. They also got married in that same year, in September 2019. The couple announced that they were expecting their first child through an Instagram post on March 4th, 2020. Finally, the couple announced the birth of their son on September 25th, 2020, to the public. He was given the name Huxley Robert Wood.

Height & Weight

Anyone may fall in love with Benoist because of her beautiful appearance. Her face is round in shape. Melissa Benoist is 52 kilograms in weight and stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches. She concentrates on her daily nutrition and adheres to a tight eating plan.

Benoist has piercing blue eyes, one of which has a tiny iris as a result of an injury. She is a light brown natural brunette who later bleached her hair blonde.  Benoist embraces all of her flaws and strives to maintain her finest appearance.

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Net worth & Source of Income

American actress, producer, and singer Benoist is also known as Melissa Marie Benoist. Melissa Benoist has a $4 million net worth as of 2022. The Fox musical comedy-drama Glee, which aired from 2012 to 2014, was the most notable performance that propelled her to fame.

Here, she played the character of Marley Rose and later joined the show as a regular during the fifth season. The series spanned from 2015 until 2021, which helped it build a sizable fan base and establish itself as a major player in the Arrowverse franchise’s face-related media.

Melissa Benoist has made appearances in a number of movies and television shows, including the 2015 comedy-drama Danny Collins and the 2014 romantic Western The Longest Ride. Additionally, the 2016 drama Lowriders and the 2016 action thriller Patriots Day, as well as the 2017 comedy-drama Sun Dogs. In the 2018 Paramount Network miniseries Waco, Benoist played the wife of David Koresh, who served as a cult leader. In 2018, Benoist made her Broadway debut as Carole King and delivered another outstanding theatrical performance. Beautiful: The Carole King Musical was the name of the jukebox musical.