- Name: Chrissy Metz
- Age: 37 years old
- Height: 5ft 4in (163 cm)
- Occupation: Actress
- Net Worth: US $300 Thousand
- Status: Alive
Chrissy Metz is an American actress, singer and author. She stars as “Kate Pearson” on the NBC drama series This Is Us (2016-). Her credits include American Horror Story: Freak Show, Entourage, My Name Is Earl, The Onion Movie (2008) and Sierra Burgess Is a Loser (2018). She performs as a vocalist for the band Chrissy and the Vapors. Metz was born Christine Michelle Metz on September 29, 1980, in Homestead, Florida. She was raised by military parents Denise and Mark. She has two full-siblings including sister Abigail. The family spent several years in Japan before settling in Gainesville, Florida. Metz’s parents separated when she was around 8 years old. Her mother would later remarried, resulting in two half-sisters. Metz attended high school followed by community college. She worked briefly as a preschool teacher prior to acting.
After college, Metz moved to Los Angeles to pursue acting. Her television debut was a bit role as a “counter girl” in the series Entourage (2005). Later that year she appeared in an episode of All of Us (2005). Metz was cast as “Bonnie” in the independent romantic comedy, Loveless in Los Angeles (2007). The film was written and directed by Archie Gips. It starred Dash Mihok and Brittany Daniel. Her next screen role was as “Heavy Girl” in the comedy film, The Onion Movie (2008). Metz appeared in a 2008 episode of the NBC sitcom My Name Is Earl. Other early television appearances followed in Solving Charlie (2009) and Huge (2010). She’s also appeared on a number of television programs such as The Talk, The Insider, The Wendy Williams Show, Today, Extra, Entertainment Tonight and Access Hollywood.
Metz had a recurring role as “Ima Wiggles” in the FX horror series American Horror Story: Freak Show (2014-15). In 2016, she landed her first starring role as “Kate Pearson” on the critically acclaimed drama series This Is Us. The show premiered on September 20, 2016, on NBC. This Is Us was renewed for two additional seasons in January 2017. Metz’s role of Kate Pearson earned her several accolades, including nominations for a Golden Globe, a Primetime Emmy and a Teen Choice Award. She won the 2018 Screen Actors Guild Award for outstanding performance by an ensemble in a drama series. Her upcoming projects include Sierra Burgess Is a Loser (2018) and The Impossible Movie (2018).
In addition to acting, Metz is a singer and author. Her interest in music dates back to high school. She even auditioned for American Idol back in 2007. Metz currently sings for the band Chrissy and The Vapors. Their discography include songs like “Trouble With The Winners” and “Ladies Love Cool J”. Metz’s autobiography ‘This Is Me: Loving the Person You Are Today’ was released in March 2018. It was published by Dey Street Books. The book documents her journey from childhood to Hollywood. It talks about her personal/professional struggles, relationships and more.PERSONAL
Chrissy Metz is around 5ft 4in tall and she’s an advocate for plus-size women. Her personal net worth is estimated at $300 thousand. She reportedly had very little money when she landed the breakout role as “Kate Pearson” on This Is Us. Metz married ‘Martyn Eaden’ in January 2005. The couple separated in 2013 and their divorce was finalized in December 2015. Metz has since dated cameraman Josh Stancil. The two separated in early 2018.
Chrissy Metz Age, Birthday, Salary, Wiki
- Birth Name: Christine Michelle Metz
- Birthday: September 29, 1980
- How Old : Age: 37 years old
- Place of Birth: Homestead, Florida, United States
- Zodiac Sign: Libra
- How Tall : Height: 5ft 4in (163 cm)
- Occupation: Actress, Singer
- Years Active: 2005-present
- Net Worth & Salary: US $300 Thousand
- Marriage(s): Martyn Eaden
- Death-O-Meter: Alive