Chris Marquette Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 23 Apr, 2018
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Date of Birth: 1984 , October-3
Age: 34 years old
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American actor, Chris Marquette is best known for his roles in The Girl Next Door, Just Friends, and Fanboys. He made his screen debut as a child actor in 1993 with a commercial ad entitled, Staples: Back to School. Marquette rose to fame after he landed a role in the  Disney Channel movie, Up, Up and Away. After that, he appeared in a number of films and TV series.

Chris Marquette has always maintained a low-key personal life. Currently, he resides in Burbank, California.

Early Life And Education Of Chris Marquette

Chris Marquette was born Christopher George Rodriguez on October 3, 1984, in Stuart, Florida, U.S. He is the son of  Patricia Helen "Tisha" (née Marquette) and Jorge Luis "George" Rodriguez, a nuclear engineer. 

CAPTION: Chris Marquette during his early days. SOURCE: IMDb

Marquette was raised along with his two younger brothers,  Sean Marquette, an actor, and Eric Marquette. He is American and belongs to White-American ethnicity. 

In 1999, Marquette attended high school homecoming dance.

Chris Marquette's Career

Chris Marquette first appeared on the screen at the age of 9, he featured in the commercial entitled, Staples: Back to School. Then he made his brief appearnce in the 21st season of Saturday Night Live (SNL). 

Marquette got his break in 2000 with Disney Channel movie Up, Up and Away. Following her role, he appeared in Lifetime TV's Strong Medicine, and The Girl Next Door. In 2004, he starred as a regular cast on the CBS show, Joan of Arcadia opposite Amber Tamblyn and Jason Ritter

CAPTION: Chris Marquette at Screamfest 2016 premier SOURCE: Getty Images

Some of his screen credit includes Graduation, The InvisibleRace to Witch Mountain, FanboysThe Rite, The Double10 Rules for Sleeping AroundBad Country, and Chokeslam among others.

Marquette has guest starred in a number of TV shows like  ER, 7th Heaven, Touched by an Angel, Miracles, Boston Public, Judging Amy Huff House and many more.

In 2001, Marquette lent his voice to The WB animated series, The Mummy. He voiced the character, Alex O'Connell till 2003. He also lent his voice to ABC animated series, Fillmore!.

Chris Marquette's Net Worth

Chris Marquette has an estimated net worth of $5 million which he garnered from his acting career. He earned $300k-$700k from his appearances on TV series and films. 

Marquette appeared in many box office hit movies like, 

Year Movie Budget (US Dollar) Box-office Collectio (Us Dollar) IMDb rating Starring
2003 Freddy vs. Jason $30 million $114.9 million 5.8 stars Monica Keena, Kelly Rowland, Jason Ritter, Lochlyn Munro, Robert Englund
2004 The Girl Next Door $21 million $30.4 million 6.7 stars Emile Hirsch, Elisha Cuthbert, Timothy Olyphant, James Remar, Paul Dano, Olivia Wilde
2009 Race to Witch Mountain $50 million $106.4 million 5.7 stars Dwayne Johnson, AnnaSophia Robb, Carla Gugino, Ciarán Hinds, Alexander Ludwig, Tom Everett Scott
2011 The Rite $37 million $96 million 6 stars Anthony Hopkins, Colin O'Donoghue, Alice Braga, Ciarán Hinds, Rutger Hauer

Chris Marquette's Personal Life

Chris Marquette is possibly single at the moment but previously he dated an actress, Margo Harshman. The duo first met in 2003 and after few dates, they eventually fell in love. However, their personal differences started hitting their love life and in mutual understanding, the couple split in 2005.

He then found love in Christy Carlson Ramano but same as his previous relationship, this one also couldn't last long. The couple has broken up after a year. Currently, Marquette resides in Burbank, California.

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