Christine Michelle Metz, better known as Chrissy Metz, is an American actress famous for her role in TV drama series My Name is Earl and American Horror Story: Freak Show. Her performance in the movie, This Is US, earned her Primetime Ammy Award and Golden Globe Award nominations. She is a singer of the band Chrissy and The Vapors.
Early Life Of Chrissy Metz
Chrissy Metz was born on 29th September 1980 in Homestead, Florida to Mark Metz and Denise Hodge. She spent 10 years in the city of Japan because her father was stationed with the United States Navy. Later, she returned back to her hometown, Florida with her family.
After her parents' divorce, she started living with her mother and stepfather. She has two siblings, a brother, Philip Metz, and a sister, Monica Metz and two half-siblings.
In her memoir in March 2018, she explained about the humiliation and physical abuse she faced in hands of her stepfather. She claimed that it all happened when her mother was at work. She explained the struggle and poverty she faced in her family while living in Florida.
Chrissy Metz's Career
Chrissy Martz has a keen interest in acting from her early days and all she wants to become an actress. Later, she moved to Los Angeles and started taking acting classes. She was discovered at a casting call by a talent agent at 21 when she was taking her sister to an audition of Few –And-Far.
In 2005, Chrissy made an appearance in American comedy-drama television series, Entourage, created by Doug Ellin. The TV drama show starred Kevin Connolly, Adrian Grenier, Kevin Dillon, Jerry Ferrara, Jeremy Piven, Debi Mazar, and many others. She then appeared in the American sitcom, All of Us, created by Will Smith, Jada Pinkett Smith, and Betsy Borns.
After playing a few TV drama series, she was cast in an indie romantic comedy movie, Loveless in Los Angeles, directed by Archie Gips, in 2007. The movie starred Dash Mihok, Brittany Daniel, Navi Rawat, Geoffrey Arend, James Lesure, Chris Coppola, and Stephen Tobolowsky.
Though she made an appearance in several TV drama series and movies, her lead role Kate Pearson, in the TV drama series, This Is Us, made her popular among the viewers. The show was created by Dan Fogelman and starred Milo Ventimiglia, Mandy Moore, Sterling K. Brown, Justin Hartley, Chris Sullivan, and Ron Cephas Jones. Her role in the TV series was praised by the critics and was nominated for Golden Globe Award and Primetime Emmy Award.
Moreover, she is a lead singer of her band, Chrissy, and The Vapors.
Recently, she along with co-star Mandy Moore appeared at the 2019 Critics' Choice Awards on Sunday 13th January at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica and she looked stunning than ever.
The 38-year-old actress wore a flowing floor-length pink gown with floral embroidery.
Chrissy Metz's Net Worth
Chrissy is one of the undeniable talents in Hollywood who has given her best in the American television series, This Is Us and she is ready for her role in the upcoming season 2. She has accumulated an estimated net worth of $7 million, as of January 2019.
Chrissy Metz's Personal Life
Chrissy Metz is in a romantic relationship with the cameraman, Josh Stancil. The duo was together since 2016 and shared a healthy relationship. The couple made their relationship public in January at Entertainment Weekly’s SAG Awards weekend bash. Chrissy and her boyfriend came together on the Television Hot Words Plus Music Celebration.
Unfortunately, the two broke up in March 2018.
Previously, she was briefly married to screenwriter Martyn Eaden, on 5th January 2008. Unfortunately, the husband-wife duo split in 2013 and filed a divorce due to their personal problems. After 5 years of marital relationship, they divorced on 11th December 2015.
Chrissy Metz is working to lose her weight. In an interview with People in 2017, she told that she was a size 12 when she began acting. Later, she dropped 50 pounds at the recommendation of her manager before moving to L.A. she also depressed sometimes when she did not get a proper role due to her heavyweight.
And gained over 100 pounds before suffering from a panic attack on her birthday that incident inspired to lose her weight. She then lost 100 pounds in less than five months following that incident.
In an interview with TVLine, she told that she lost her weight due to her This Is Us contract. She is still working to lose more weight.
Check out the video of Chrissy Metz where she talked about, how to show up for yourself,
Months after breaking up with her cameraman boyfriend Stancil, Metz has found a new soulmate in her life. She is currently dating composer Hal Rosenfeld, 25. The two were first spotted together at W Hollywood's The Living Room for Jazz Night in October 2018.
A source close to the couple stated that they have been together for some months now.
She revealed about her new romantic life while appearing on Access Live where she emphasized that she didn't find the man overnight.
Chrissy Metz Affairs
Second Affair with Josh Stancil
After divorce with the first husband, Chrissy Metz began dating boyfriend, Josh Stancil. Josh Stancil is a cameraman.