Emmy Award-nominee Chrissy Metz is an American actress and singer best known for her role as Kate Pearson in the NBC drama This Is Us.
Florida-born Metz made her acting debut in 2005 from the comedy-drama series Entourage where she played Counter Girl. Since her debut, Metz has appeared in TV series like My Name Is Earl, Huge, The Last O.G., and Superstore. Besides this, she is also a singer in her band Chrissy and The Vapors.
What Is Chrissy Metz’s Net Worth?
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Chrissy Metz has a net worth of $7 million as of early 2020. She reportedly earns $250 thousand per episode for her role in the television series.
This Is Us star recently purchased a 3,236 square foot ranch-style casita for $1.62 million. The house is located in Tarzana, Los Angeles, California, and features 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, a 2-car garage, and a slopped front lawn dotted with several pine trees.
Journey to Fame & Fortune: Major Achievement Through ‘This Is Us’
Metz made her acting in the 2005 comedy-drama series Entourage where she appeared as Counter Girl alongside Kevin Connolly, Adrian Grenier, and Jerry Ferrara.
She then appeared in TV shows including All of Us, My Name Is Earl, Solving Charlie, Huge, and films like Loveless in Los Angeles, The Onion Movie, and several more. She also appeared in American Horror Story: Freak Show as Barbara in five episodes from 2014-15.
Chrissy Metz made her breakthrough as Kate Pearson in the family comedy-drama series This Is Us. She joined the cast in 2016 and portrays Kate alongside Milo Ventimiglia, Mandy Moore, Sterling K. Brown, and Justin Hartley.
For her outstanding performance in the series, she was nominated for Golden Globe Awards, Primetime Emmy Awards, Teen Choice Awards, and many more. In 2019, she won the Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series.
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In 2018, she played Trish in an American teen comedy-drama film Sierra Burgess Is a Loser alongside Shannon Purser, Kristine Froseth, Noah Centineo, and RJ Cyler.
Likewise in 2019, she appeared in the drama film Breakthrough and American sitcom Superstore.
Additional Fact: While Chrissy landed the role of Kate in This Is Us, she had only 81 cents in her bank account.
Off-Screen Life: Is An Active Charity Work
Apart from her acting and singing career, Metz has been involved in several charitable events and foundations. Here is a list of charities which Metz supports:
- Dress for Success
- Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation
- Screen Actors Guild Foundation
- Motion Pictures and Television Fund Foundation
- Entertainment Industry Foundation
- Elton John AIDS Foundation
Where Was Metz Born In?
Christine Michelle Metz was born on 29th September 1980 in Homestead, Florida, the United States of America to Denise Hodge and Mark Metz. She is American as per her nationality and has white ethnic descent.
Metz grew up in Gainesville, Florida alongside her siblings Abigail, Monica, Morgana, and Philip. She went and graduated from Buchholz High School.
Is Chrissy Dating Anyone?
The 40-year-old actress is reportedly dating Hal Rosenfeld who is a composer. The couple went public about their relationship in November 2018. However, as of 2020, there is no update regarding their relationship.
Previously, she tied the knot with British Journalist Martyn Eaden on 5th January 2008 in Santa Barbara, California. Unfortunately, the couple separated in January 2013.
Eaden filed for divorce in November 2014 citing irreconcilable differences. Their divorce was officially finalized on 11th December 2015.
Chrissy Metz also dated camera grip, Josh Stancil, back in 2017.