Chad Michael Murray is a top-notch actor of the Hollywood industry. The 6-foot-tall star found notoriety from his role in series like Gilmore Girls, Dawson’s Creek, One Tree Hill, and Riverdale. He has showcased his acting talent on silver screens and television sets for over two decades.
Buffalo, New York-native Chad Michael Murray was born on 24 August 1981 under the star sign Virgo. The 39-year-old actor is American by nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity (English, Irish, Polish, German, and Swiss-German). He attended Clarence High School in Clarence, New York.
Net Worth, Salary, and Income
Before starting his career as an actor, Murray worked as a paperboy, a janitor at Donut World, a receptionist at a limousine company. He also did modelling for clients like Skechers, Tommy Hilfiger, and Gucci. He guest-starred in TV series like Diagnosis: Murder and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation before landing the lead role of Tristan DuGray in the WB series Gilmore Girls in 2000.
In late 2003, Murray bagged a breakthrough role of Lucas Scott in the hit WB series One Tree Hill. Since then, he starred in numerous films and TV series, including A Cinderella Story, Cavemen, Left Behind, Outlaws and Angels, The lone ranger, Nick Jonas, Chosen, Sun Records, Star, and Riverdale.
In 2020, Murray appeared as Brett Hollister in the romantic film Love in Winterland. His income is highly influenced by acting in movies and television series. As of 2020, he enjoys a hefty net worth of about $12 million.
Married, Wife, and Children
Murray is happily married to Disturbia actress Sarah Roemer. He shares two children with his wife.
The pair met on the set of action series Chosen. They began dating in 2014, and a year later, they had a secret wedding in January 2015. The couple became first-time parents in the same year they announced each other husband and wife.
Murray’s wife gave birth to their first child, son Rex in 2015. Two years later, they welcomed their second child, a beautiful daughter. The couple keeps their private life under the closed doors. They even hide the faces of their kids in photos shared on social media.
Before Sarah, the One Tree Hill actor had married his co-star Sophia Bush in 2005. However, the pair announced their split shortly after tying the knot and divorced in 2006. Murray then began dating Kenzie Dalton, a first runner-up in the 2005 Miss North Carolina Teen USA pageant. In April 2006, they got engaged but ended their seven-year engagement in August 2013.
Family, Parents, and Siblings
The former fashion model was born to an air traffic controller, Rex Murray. His mother abandoned him when he was only 10. So, he had to help take care of his younger siblings, together with his father and brother.
Altogether, Murray has three brothers (Rex, Nick, and Brandon) and a sister named Shannon Victoria Murray. He also has a half-brother named Tyler.
Body Measurements: Height and Weight
Murray has a decent height of 6 feet. He weighs about 85 kg. His blonde hair and hazel eyes provide a perfect complement to his brooding good looks and stunning personality.