Chyler Leigh is an American actress, singer, and model. She is most known for her movie appearance opposite Chris Evans in the 2001 comedy movie, Not Another Teen Movie; and her television appearances as Lexie Grey in Grey’s Anatomy and Alex Danvers in Supergirl.
In this article, we look at the career and the net worth of Chyler Leigh.
What is Chyler Leigh’s Net Worth in 2020? Her Earnings & Salary
As of July 2020, Chyler Leigh is reported to possess a net worth of $5 million. Her net worth comes from her career as an actress and to a lesser extent, a singer and model.
Chyler started modeling while she was in the eighth grade and made her on-screen debut in the teen news show, Hall Pass.
She made her feature-film debut in the 1997 action flick, Kickboxing Academy.
She found widespread recognition as Chris Evans’ on-screen love interest, Janey Briggs, in the 2001 parody, Not Another Teen Movie.
The following year, Leigh was cast as June Tuesday in the first season of the short-lived That ’70s Show spin-off, That ’80s Show.
She was also on the main cast of another short-lived TV series, Girls Club.
She was announced as a series regular in the penultimate season of the ABC legal drama, The Practice, but was let go due to budget cuts.
Despite the setback, she became a household name as Dr. Lexie Grey, the younger half-sister of Dr. Meredith Grey (played by Ellen Pompeo), in the ABC medical drama, Grey’s Anatomy.
Lexie was first introduced in the third season and was promoted to the main cast in the fourth season. She departed in the show’s eighth season to be with her family.
In 2015, she returned to television as the elder adoptive sister of the titular character, Alex Danvers, in the DC Comics superhero series, Supergirl, on The CW.
She reprised her character in other CW superhero shows like The Arrow, Flash, and DC’s Legends of Tomorrow.
How Old is Chyler Leigh? What is Her Height?
Chyler Leigh was born Chyler Leigh West on April 10, 1982, in Charlotte, North Carolina. The 38-year-old stands at 5 feet 6½ inches (1.69 meters).
The younger of two children born to business owners Yvonne Norton and Robert Potts, she was raised in Virginia Beach, Virginia, along with her older brother, Christopher Khayman Lee.
Her parents got divorced soon after their weight-loss business went bankrupt, whereupon her mother took the children and moved to Miami and remarried her first husband.
Leigh started modeling in the eighth grade and appeared in many local TV commercials.
Is Chyler Leigh Married? Does She Have Children?
Chyler Leigh has been married for close to two decades to Nathan West. West is an actor-producer who has, among others, appeared alongside Leigh in Grey’s Anatomy and Not Another Teen Movie.
They tied the knot on July 20, 2002, in a private ceremony in Alsaka. The couple has three children together: son Noah Wilde (born in December 2003); and daughters Taelyn Leigh (born in September 2006), and Anniston Kae (born on May 7, 2009).
Leigh creates music together with her husband under the name “WestLeigh“.
Substance Abuse Issues
Chyler and Nathan had known each other since she was 16 and he, 20. They had auditioned for the same unsuccessful WB pilot for Saving Graces.
Nonetheless, they began a live-in relationship that was addled with heavy substance abuse issues. They found solace in religion and decided to get sober together.