Desmond Chiam Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 22 Mar, 2021
Facts of Desmond Chiam
Date of Birth: 1987 , July-30
Age: 33 years old
Birth Nation: Australia
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Name Desmond Chiam
Nationality Australian
Birth Place/City Melbourne
Religion Christianity
Ethnicity Chinese-Singaporean
Profession Actor
Working For Movies and Television series
Net Worth $1 million
Married Yes
Married to Sami Jayne
Education University of Melbourne, University of Southern California
Online Presence Instagram, Twitter
Movies Magic Camp
TV Show Reef Break, Shannara Chronicles, Now Apocalyse
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Australian actor Desmond Chiam is well recognized for his role as Wyatt Cole in the ABC series Reef Break and General Riga in the fantasy drama series The Shannara Chronicles. Professionally tuned-actor since 2007, he currently plays the recurring role in MCU's The Falcon and the Winter Soldier.

Biography Of Desmond Chiam 

Desmond Chiam was born on July 30, 1987, in Melbourne, Australia, to parents of Chinese-Singaporean background. He holds Australian nationality.  

He attended the University of Melbourne, where he earned a law degree. He also received a master's degree in screenwriting from the University of Southern California. Not to mention, he named CLEO Singapore's Bachelor of the Year in 2011. 

The 33-year-old actor stands at the height of 5 feet 10 inches or 178 cm.

Famous For 'The Shannara Chronicles' And 'Reef Break'

Desmond Chiam first kick-started his acting career with a minor role (uncredited) in the drama The Home Song Stories in 2007. Later, he appeared in three short-projects: Your Truly, Tough, and 3010 Children of the Revenant.

He made an appearance in the soap opera Neighbours in 2012. A year after, he joined the cast of television biopic miniseries Better Man.

Desmond Chiam as General Riga in Shannara Chronicles SOURCE: 90.5 WESA

He guest-appeared in the television series: Bones, NCIS: Los Angeles, and Con Man in 2016.  A year later, he played General Riga in season 2 of the fantasy drama series The Shannara Chronicles.

He featured in an episode of the CBS series Hawaii Five-0 in 2018. The next year, he was cast as Wyatt Cole in the ABC series Reef Break alongside Poppy Montgomery, Ray Stevenson, and Melissa Bonne.

In 2020, he went on to play a minor role in the comedy family film Magic Camp starring Adam DeVine, Jeffrey Tambor, and Gillian Jacobs.

He currently plays the recurring role of Dovich in MCU's The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, featuring Sebastian StanAnthony Mackie, and Wyatt Russell.

What Is His Net Worth In 2021?

Reef Break actor Chiam is assumed to have an estimated net worth of $1 million as of March 2021. He mostly earns his wealth from his acting career.  

The actor already has more than 20 acting credits in his name. Some of his television series and films include The Shannara Chronicles, Reef Break, and Magic Camp.

Is Desmond Chiam? Who Is Her Wife?

Reff Break star, Desmond Chiam is a married man as of now. He tied the knot with his girlfriend, Sami Jayne, on 26th June 2015. She is a social media star. 

Desmond Chiam with his wife, Sami Jayne SOURCE: Biographics World

The couple first while working together at the set of MTV drama series. They got engaged in the year 2014. The two currently live in Los Angeles.  

Social Media

He is active on social media Instagram @deschiam, where he has over 13 thousand followers whereas, his self-titled Twitter account has more than 2k followers.

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