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Chris Wood is an American actor. He is best known for his role as Kai 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.
Wood also starred in the 2016 CW television series Containment in the leading role of Atlanta police officer Jake Riley. From 2016 to 2018, he played Mon-El on the CW superhero series Supergirl. In 2021, Wood voiced He-Man in Masters of the Universe: Revelation.
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Christopher Charles Wood was born on April 14, 1988 (age 33 years) in Dublin, Ohio, United States. He attended Elon University in Elon, North Carolina, where he graduated in 2010, with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Music Theater. He has been friends with actor Grant Gustin since college.
When Wood was in his early twenties, his father died due to an untreated mental health condition that resulted in psychotic symptoms. His death was the culmination of a manic episode that eventually led to heart failure. Wood believes he was not able to get his father the help he needed soon enough because of the stigma and lack of awareness around mental health.
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Since his father’s death, Wood has become an active ambassador for mental health awareness and a member of the Board of Directors for Mental Health America. In October 2017, he launched a mental health awareness campaign and website “IDONTMIND” that works to decrease stigma around mental health and provide resources and education.
Chris Woods played Melchior in the 2010–2011 national tour of Spring Awakening after graduation. He also played Joe Hardy in Paper Mill Playhouse’s production of Damn Yankees in 2012. He made his film debut in a made-for-TV movie entitled Browsers in early 2013. In September 2013, producers of The Carrie Diaries announced that Wood would join the show in its second season.
Wood appeared in the recurring role of Malachai Parker on season six of The Vampire Diaries; he returned to the role in a guest appearance in the eighth and final season of The Vampire Diaries. He appeared also in a guest role as Paul, in the episode “Beach House” of Girls.
He was cast in a starring role in the 2016 CW drama series Containment, portraying officer Jake Riley. Wood gained 30 pounds for the role. In April 2016, Wood was cast in a role on the second season of the PBS period drama Mercy Street.
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In July 2016, he was cast as a series regular in the role of Mon-El for the second season of Supergirl, playing the first live-action adaptation of the DC Comics superhero. He left the series at the end of the third season. He would reprise the role for the 100th episode, “It’s a Super Life”, and the series finale, “Kara”.
Chris Wood was cast in the ABC pilot Thirtysomething(else) in 2020, a potential sequel to critically acclaimed drama Thirtysomething, in which he would have played Leo Steadman, Hope’s (Mel Harris) and Michael’s (Ken Olin) son.
Wood was revealed on February 24, 2020, to be playing Prince Adam and He-Man in Masters of the Universe: Revelation, with its first half released July 23, 2021, and it’s second on November 23 that same year.
Chris Wood is married to Melissa Benoist, they had their wedding in 2019. His wife is an actress. She is best known for her appearance in Supergirl. Wood met his wife Melissa Benoist on the set of Supergirl in 2016, after joining the cast for season 2 and their romantic relationship was confirmed in 2017. They announced their engagement on Instagram on February 10, 2019. In early September 2019, the two married. On March 4, 2020, the couple announced on Instagram that they were expecting their first child. They announced the birth of their son Huxley Robert Wood in September 2020.
Chris Wood actor net worth
How much is Chris Wood worth? Chris Wood net worth is estimated at around $12 million. His main source of income is from his career as an actor. Wood successful career has earned him some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy cars trips. He is one of the richest and most influential actors in the United States. He has a good body weight and stands with an appealing height that suits his personality.