Chris Klein is an American actor. He first gained recognition for playing Chris ‘Oz’ Ostreicher in the teen sex comedy movie, American Pie. He has since found popularity for other roles in shows like the CW’s The Flash and Netflix’s Sweet Magnolias.
We look at the net worth of actor Chris Klein and the source behind his wealth.
What is the Net Worth of Actor Chris Klein? His Salary?
As of June 2022, Chris Klein is reported to have a net worth of $4 million. The primary source of his wealth is his earnings as an actor.
Klein made his on-screen debut in 1999 as Paul Metzler in the Oscar-nominated black comedy movie, Election — starring Matthew Broderick and Reese Witherspoon.
The same year, he joined the ensemble cast of the teen sex comedy, American Pie, with Jason Biggs, Alyson Hannigan, Seann William Scott, Tara Reid, Natasha Lyonne, Eugene Levy, Thomas Ian Nicholas, Mena Suvari, and Eddie Kaye Thomas.
The movie opened to tepid reviews, but was a financial success and has since become a cult favorite. He reprised his role in the 2001 and 2012 sequels, namely American Pie 2 and American Union, respectively.
He also appeared opposite Josh Hartnett in the 2000 romantic drama, Here on Earth; and had a minor role in the 2002 war movie, We Were Soldiers, starring Mel Gibson.
On television, he played the supervillain Cicada in the CW superhero series, The Flash; and recently starred as Bill Townsend in the Netflix romantic drama series, Sweet Magnolias.
How Old is Chris Klein? What is His Height?
Chris Klein was born Frederick Christopher Klein, the middle child of three, to a kindergarten teacher, Terese Bergen, and an engineer, Fred Klein. He has an older sister, Debbie Klein (born in 1978), and a younger brother, Timothy Klein (born in 1982).
Born on March 14, 1979, in Hinsdale, Illinois, the 41-year-old stands over six feet tall — 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 meters) to be precise.
He grew up in Brookfield, Illinois, where he got his first taste of acting in the community theatre at the Sheraton Convention Center. His family moved to Omaha, Nebraska, when he was 13.
At Omaha, he attended Millard West High School and was actively involved in theatre, football, and swimming. He was scouted during his senior year and landed a role in the movie, Election.
He later attended Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas.
Chris Klein is a Married Father of Two
Chris has been married since August 10, 2015, to travel agent Laina-Rose Thyfault. They met in 2011 during a mutual friend’s wedding and started dating soon thereafter.
They got engaged three years later, in December 2014, and got married in an outdoor ceremony in Big Sky, Montana, after eight months.
The couple has two children together: son Frederick Easton Klein (born on July 23, 2016), and daughter, Isla Rose Klein (born on May 26, 2018).
Previously, Klein was in a five-year relationship with actress Katie Holmes. They started dating in January 2000 and even got engaged in December 2003. Their engagement was called off in March 2005.
Klein was also linked with actress Ginnifer Goodwin — of Once Upon Time fame — from 2006 to 2008.