Melissa Benoist is an actress that has been chosen for the main role of Supergirl in the DC universe series. She makes the role of Kara Danvers or Kara Zor-El.
Melissa Benoist biography and professional info
She also jumped in popularity since her portrayal of Marley Rose in Glee (2009-2015), a character that was very important in the fourth and fifth seasons of the show.
Since then, she has been awarded with many more shows and movies where you can find her performing. She’s been appearing in episodes across many TV series from DC universe, she makes a side-role in one of the most renowned movies of 2014, Whiplash, and has done important roles in Homeland (2011) and The Good Wife (2010), both being TV series.
She hasn’t only performed in movies and shows, but has also staged in theaters as she is actually a famous singer. She had roles in The Sound of Music twice in theaters as well as Bye Bye Birdie and Footloose among many others.
In Glee she has already sung “Born to Hand Jive”, “New York State of Mind”, “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” and a special duet performance in Flash (“Moon River”).
Melissa Benoist personal info
- Full name: Melissa Marie Benoist.
- Nickname: Melissa.
- Age: 31 years.
- Nationality: American.
- Date of birth: October 4, 1988.
- Occupation: actress and singer.
- Home town: Littleton, Colorado, U.S.
- Years active: Since 2000 and still active, very strong career.
- Eye color: Blue.
- Hair color: Dark brown but turned into blonde for the role of Supergirl.
- Education: Arapahoe High School.
- Graduated in Arapahoe High School in Centennial, Colorado
- Zodiac: Libra.
Melissa Benoist family details
- Father: Tag Worley.
- Mother: Julie Benoist.
- Siblings: She has two sisters named Jessica and Kristina.
- Spouse’s name: She was already married with Blake Jenner, but both are divorced. They got married in 2013. He was also an actor in the show Glee!
- Boyfriends: She has been seen kissing Chris Wood, one of the main protagonists of the show Supergirl, in which, ironically, they form a couple. They were seen in the beaches of Cancun, Mexico, kissing each other and walking together.
Melissa Benoist body measurements
- Height: 5′ 8”.
- Weight: 121 pounds.
- Shoe size: 7.5 (US).
- Dress size: 4 (US).
- Bra Size: 32A.
Some facts about Melissa Benoist
- She has three tattoos across her body: one on her wrist is a figure of a wolf, another in the back of her neck with the word “free”, as well as a bicycle on her left foot!