Melissa Benoist Biography, Age, Boyfriend, Supergirl and Waco

Melissa Benoist Biography | Melissa Marie Benoist

Melissa Benoist (full name: Melissa Marie Benoist) is an American actress, singer, and dancer. She has performed on stage, in television and film. She is known for her portrayal of the titular character in the CBS/CW DC Comics-based superhero drama series Supergirl (2015–present).

Benoist rose to prominence for her portrayal of Marley Rose on the Fox musical comedy-drama television series Glee (2012–2014). She appeared in films such as Whiplash (2014), Danny Collins (2015), The Longest Ride (2015), Patriots Day (2016), Lowriders (2016), and Sun Dogs (2017) and portrayed David Koresh’s wife Rachel Jones in the miniseries Waco (2018). She made her Broadway debut in 2018 as Carole King in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical.

Melissa Benoist Age

She is 30 years old as of 2018. She was born on 4 October 1988 in Littleton, Colorado, United States.

Melissa Benoist Husband

Blake Alexander Jenner husband of Melissa. He is an American actor and singer. Jenner won the second season of Oxygen’s The Glee Project and, as a result, portrayed Ryder Lynn on the Fox musical comedy-drama series Glee. He has since had starring and supporting roles in Everybody Wants Some!!, The Edge of Seventeen and American Animals.

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During her first semester in college, when she was learning to ride a bike, a cab backed into her and left a visible scar above her eyebrows.

In 2015, it was announced that she and her Glee co-star Blake Jenner were married. Benoist commented that they had been married “longer than anybody knows,” with some sources claiming that the couple actually wed the same year of their engagement in 2013. In late December 2016, she filed for divorce citing “irreconcilable differences”. The divorce was finalized in December 2017. Also that year, Benoist suffered an injury that tore her iris when she hit her eye on a potted plant after falling down stairs. The incident caused one pupil to be permanently enlarged.

In October 2017, Benoist helped with her Supergirl co-star Chris Wood’s launch of his website “I Don’t Mind” that works to put a stop to the stigma around mental illnesses, admitting that she has struggled with depression and anxiety attacks since she was 13 years old. She said that Wood’s words enabled her to admit to others her own issues with depression.

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Melissa Benoist Dating | Melissa Benoist Boyfriend

Melissa is currently dating Chris Wood. Supergirl costar Chris Wood and Melissa Benoist started dating in March 2017.

Christopher Charles Wood (born April 14, 1988) is an American actor. He is known for his role as Malachai Parker in the sixth season of The CW’s television series The Vampire Diaries in 2014, after previously appearing on The CW’s The Carrie Diaries in the role of writer Adam Weaver in 2013. He also starred in the 2016 CW television series Containment in the leading role of Atlanta police officer Jake Riley. Since 2016, he has played Mon-El on The CW superhero drama series Supergirl.

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Melissa Benoist Height

Melissa has a height of 1.73 m.

Melissa Benoist Movies

Danny Collins
The Longest Ride
Band of Robbers
Patriots Day
Billy Boy
Sun Dogs

Melissa Benoist TV Shows

Law & Order: Criminal Intent
Blue Bloods
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
The Good Wife
The Flash
Legends of Tomorrow

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