Personal and Family Life
Chrissy Metz was born on September 29, 1979, in Homestead, Florida, US, to Denise, Hodge. She tasted the lifestyle of Japan in her early childhood as she had to travel with her dad who was in the US Navy before she moved to Gainesville, Florida. She grew up along with her sister, who did local modeling before she got married. She was heartbroken when her father and mother separated when she was just 8 years old. As per the reports of ET, Metz never bonded well with her biological father. More info about Chrissy Metz personal and professional life can be found from her bio in the wiki.
Chrissy Metz an ageless beauty was married to British freelance screenwriter Martyn Eaden before she got into the television industry. The couple took the holy vows in the presence of close friends in Santa Barbara, California. Her mother Hodge told Radar Online that Eaden was Metz first real love and that he was a really nice guy. But their happiness shattered in pieces when they broke up in January 2013. Her husband Eaden filed a divorce in the court in November 2014 which was implemented on 2015. She had a really hard time dealing with her broken marriage says mom Hodge. However, Metz’s Life seems to be on track as she has once again fallen in love with cameraman of 'This is Us' TV series, John Stencil.
Career and Professional Life
Chrissy Metz desired to do a musical theater and to pursue the dream, she even joined chamber choir in high school. But things didn’t go in her favor and she started teaching preschool at a community college in Gainesville, Florida. She began her professional career as an assistant before she landed on regular television roles. She made her television debut with comedy-drama television series ‘Entourage’. In that same year, she appeared on American sitcom “All of Us’ which was created by the joint team of Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith.
In 2008, she appeared as Chunk on NBC’s sitcom ‘My Name is Earl’. These minor roles in the TV series boosted Metz confidence to act on silver screen. She brilliantly played the role of Bonnie in 2007 romantic comedy film Loveless in Los Angeles. Mitz’s outstanding dialogue delivery in the movie also bagged her role in James Kleiner comedy film ‘The Onion Movie’. In her interview to Glamour, Chrissy Metz told that she doesn’t find her identity in her weight. She further added ‘I’m so much more than the weight that I carry on my body’.
In 2014, Metz performed the recurring role of Barbara/Ima Wiggles on FX ‘American Horror Story: Freak Show’. Currently, she appears on a regular role of Kate Pearson on NBC series ‘This is Us’. Her performance in the series has received positive reviews and has been widely applauded.
Salary and Net worth
‘This is Us’ fame Chrissy Metz has earned a net worth of $300 thousand from her acting career. Her annual salary is missing from all her bios, which we presume that it is yet to be calculated.
Awards and Contribution
As per the reports of IMDb, Chrissy Metz hasn’t won any awards yet. But her fabulous performance in ‘This is Us’ earned her some prestigious nominations of the industry. She was nominated for Primetime Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award. In 2017, Metz was the center attraction of every award shows. She was also nominated for Gold Derby Awards, MTV Movie + TV Award and Teen Choice Award.