Melissa Benoist
Melissa Benoist
Celebrated Name: Melissa Benoist
Real Name/Full Name: Melissa Marie Benoist
Gender: Female
Age: 35 years old
Birth Date: October 4, 1988
Birth Place: Littleton, Colorado, U.S.
Nationality: American
Height: 5’8″ (173 cm)
Weight: 70 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Husband/Spouse (Name): Blake Jenner (M. 2015–2017)

Chris Wood (2019 to till date)

Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): No
Dating/Boyfriend (Name): No
Is Melissa Benoist Lesbian/Gay?: No
Profession: American actress and singer
Salary: NA
Net Worth in 2024: $5 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Melissa Benoist is a famous US singer and actress who rose to fame in 2012. She is admired for her remarkable performance in the comedy TV series ‘Glee.’ In 2015, she got applauded for her role in drama series ‘Supergirl.’ As a singer, her music album ‘Glee’ gave her a professional image. For her fabulous performance in ‘Supergirl, Melissa was awarded by “The 2016 Saturn Award’, and various other awards.

Maybe you know about Melissa Benoist very well, but do you know how old and tall is she and what is her net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Melissa Benoist’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Born in Littleton, Colorado, Mellisa is born to Jim Benoist (father), who is a physician and Julie Benoist (mother). She belongs to English, German, French, and Scottish ancestry. Unfortunately, her parents separated when Melissa was a child. At the age of 3, Mellisa took dance classes. She focused on ballet, tap, and jazz dancing. When she turned 4, she performed in a church play. She has two sisters as Jessica and Kristina, who are well-settled in their careers.

She completed her schooling in 2007 from Arapahoe High School in Centennial, Colorado. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in theatre arts in 2011 from Marymount Manhattan College, New York City.

When Mellisa was a teenager, she performed at Disneyland in several medleys of musical songs for a musical theatre school named “the Academy of Theatre Arts.” She later moved to NYC to pursue her further studies in musical theatre. She attended Marymount Manhattan College to complete the “BFA musical theatre program.”

She gave local performances in various theatrical productions that include “A Month in the Country,” A Chorus Line, Cinderella, and Bye Bye Birdie. Where her colleagues were busy partying at the graduation event, she was busy performing the play “Evita.”

Personal Life

Mellisa got injured during a car accident that gave her a visible scar on her face above the eyebrow region. Mellisa has been fond of riding cycles since her childhood.  She has also engraved a tattoo on her left foot. This tattoo has a design of a bicycle.

In 2015, she married her co-star in Glee movie ‘Blake Jenner.’  However, due to irreconcilable differences between them, they filed for divorce. In December 2017, their divorce got finalized.

In 2015, she suffered from an injury that damaged her iris. Due to this incident, one of her pupils got permanently enlarged. In 2019, she disclosed that this injury was happened due to repeated domestic violence.

In October 2017, Mellisa assisted Chris Wood in the inauguration of the website “I Don’t Mind.” It was done to stop the stigma linked to mental illnesses. She also admitted that when she was 13, n she also went through anxiety and depression.  Mellisa and Wood got married in September 2019.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on October 4, 1988, Melissa Benoist is 35 years old as of today’s date 15th April 2024. Her height is 5’8″ (173 cm) tall, and her weight is 70 kg.


Melissa began her career in acting with her first release, ‘Tennessee’ in 2008. In 2010, she received several roles in TV series like ‘Law & Order,’ ‘Blue Bloods’ and ‘The Good Wife.’ This was followed by her another applaudable performance in the series ‘Homeland’.

Her breakthrough happened with the release of the movie ‘Glee’ that was released in 2012. She also appeared in thirty-five episodes in multiple seasons of the TV series. In 2012, Coca Cola signed a contract with her to become the ambassador for their product, “Coke Mismo.” The campaigns began in 2013 in the Philippines.

In 2014, she got the opportunity to perform in the movie ‘Whiplash.’ In the Sundance Film Festival, this film secured two awards. In 2015, Mellisa got the leading role in the TV series ‘Supergirl’ that was broadcasted on CBS. She also performed in three episodes of the television series ‘The Flash’ and had the main role in the movie ‘Oxford’ opposite Sam Heughan. In the next year 2016, she appeared in the TV series ‘Arrow’ and ‘Legends of Tomorrow.’ She was later cast in the film ‘Patriots Day’ and ‘Lowriders.’

Awards & Achievements

She has received “The 2016 Saturn Award’ for her remarkable acting performance in the film ‘Supergirl.’

Net Worth & Salary of Melissa Benoist in 2024

Melissa Benoist Net Worth
Melissa Benoist Net Worth

Mellisa is an acclaimed actress and singer who has appeared in several pieces of music and sung in various music albums. She has received awards for a few of her films. Her total net worth is projected to be around $5 million as of April 2024.

Noted for her remarkable performance in Glee movie, Mellisa is a well-known singer and actress in America. Despite facing her parent’s divorce, depression at a young age, and a turmoiled relationship, she worked with determination and passion for succeeding in her dreams.


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