Chris Zylka
Chris Zylka
Celebrated Name: Chris Zylka
Real Name/Full Name: Christopher Michael Settlemire
Gender: Male
Age: 38 years old
Birth Date:  May 9, 1985
Birth Place: Warren Ohio, United
Nationality:  American
Height: 1.85 M
Weight: 80Kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Wife/Spouse (Name): N/A
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): No
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): ex-fiancé (Paris Hilton)
Is Chris Zylka Gay?: No
Profession: Actor and model
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $5 million
Last Updated: February 2024

Chris Zylka is an American actor and a model. His names are Michael Settlemire. He is known professionally as Chris Zylka, and He is best known for his television roles as Jake Armstrong in The CW’s The Secret Circle and Tom Garvey in HBO’s The Leftovers. He has also appeared in films like Freaks of Nature, The Amazing Spider-Man, Shark Night, and Freaks of Nature.

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Early Life & Biography

Zylka was born in Warren, Ohio, United. He took his mother’s maiden name, Zylka, as a stage name. Zylka was raised by his mother, Kathy, and he has two younger brothers. His biological father is not known. In 2003 Zylka graduated from Howland High School, he later enrolled at the University of Toledo where he studied Art for two years.

When his grandfather became suddenly very ill, he dropped out of school after two years to take care of him. While he was taking care of him, he introduced Zylka to Stanislavski, Chekhov, and several other Russian artists in 2015. He then relocated to Los Angeles to pursue his acting career at 19 was not very easy for him, for he was homeless for about six months, where he lived in his car in 7-Eleven in Burbank.

Personal Life

In April 2014, Zylka was engaged to model and DVF brand ambassador Hanna Beth Merjos. The couple called off the engagement and broke up in early 2015 in January 2018. He proposed to her with a ring worth $2 million during a vacation in Aspen. Zylka became engaged to heiress and television personality Paris Hilton, after one year of dating. The couple called off their engagement in November 2018, with Paris claiming that things moved so fast, and she later realized that he was not the one.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on May 9 1985, Chris Zylka is 38 years old as of today’s date 22nd February 2024. His height is 1.85M tall, and his weight is 80 kg.


Zylka began his acting career in 2008 by making a guest appearance as Jason on the teen drama television series 90210. His first big acting break came in the same year when he landed a small part on 90210. He also became a cast member in a recurring role in Everybody Hates Chris and had other guest roles in the television shows Hannah Montana and  Cougar Town. Zylka landed a sixteen-episode recurring role as Joey Donner in sitcom 10 Things I hated about you in 2009

He has also made appearances in the movies the Piranha 3DD, Shark Night, and Amazing Spiderman. He also took up modeling jobs on the side and achieved a measure of success in this aspect of his career, appearing in magazine advertisements and furthering his public exposure.

Early in his career, Zylka applied his modeling skills when he appeared in an advertising campaign for Abercrombie & Fitch, shot by photographer Bruce Weber. He also has appeared on the cover of a few magazines, including Bello Wonderland and Glamoholic. He enjoys painting and is also an artist. Zylka started art-making when he was nine years old, a skill he acquired from his grandfather. He defined his art often coming from “a darker place.” In August 2018, He launched his first art exhibition titled “Why Use A Name” at Pikes hotel in Ibiza, Spain.

 Awards & Achievements

On Awards & Achievements so far, he hasn’t been awarded an official award, but one of his best achievements is being able to find humor on his condition accepting and making a living out of it.

Net Worth & Salary of Chris Zylka in 2024

Chris Zylka Net Worth
Chris Zylka Net Worth

As of February 2024, Chris Zylka has an estimated worth of $5 million. He has acquired his wealth by acting, modeling ad being an artist. The film Amazing spider-man in 2012 was a box office success, grossing over $757 million worldwide, it was ranked as the seventh highest-grossing film of 2012. Moreover, Chris Zylka earns substantial money from his well-paid endorsement deals and promotional ads of popular brands. It is speculated that from the endorsements, he earns more than $1 million dollars.

In his early years in school, he turned down a scholarship to play football at Ohio State in order to pursue an acting career. His hobbies include; playing guitar, football, painting, baseball, reading, and basketball. He played quarterback for his high-school football team.

Chris hit the headlines when it was revealed that he was engaged to sensational girlfriend Paris Hilton the engagement did last for long for in November 2018 it was revealed that Paris and Chris had, in fact, parted ways, and Chris was seeking to get the ring returned.

His modeling career was highlighted by appearing in national campaigns for Calvin Klein and Diesel jeans.


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