Julie Benz Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 16 Jan, 2020
Facts of Julie Benz
Date of Birth: 1972 , May-1
Age: 49 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 4 Inch
Name Julie M. Benz
Birth Name Julie Benz
Nick Name Julie
Father George Benz
Mother Joanne Benz
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Ethnicity White
Profession Actress
Working For Movies and TV shows
Net Worth $6 million
Salary $700 thousand
Body Measurements 35-24-35
Breast Size 32C
Waist size 24
Hip Size 35
Shoe Size 9 US
Weight in KG 56 kg
Affair with Rich Orosco
Boyfriend Rich Orosco
Married Yes
Married to Rich Orosco (m. 2012), John Kassir (m. 1998–2007)
Children N/A
Divorce Yes
Movies Havenhurst
TV Show Hawaii Five-0
Siblings Jennifer Benz, Jeffrey Benz
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Julie Benz is a talented actress. She came to recognition all across the world for the role of Darla on Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel.  She has also been known well for the role of Rita that she has played on Dexter. She has won several awards in her career.

Early Life

Julie Benz was born on May 1st, 1972. She was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She has been actively involved in the acting fraternity since 1990 and seems to be doing a pretty good job out of it.

Julie Benz was born in Pittsburgh and was enrolled in the Franklin Regional High School and grew up with parents Joanne Marie and George Benx Jr. she started off as an ice dancer and after a fracture, she moved on to acting.

Benz has stated that a teacher said that she was and would never be good at acting and this is what has led her to become such a successful actress. She studied acting at the New York University.


Julie Benz started off her acting gig with a part in Married�with Children. She has since acted in the series Roswell from 1999 to 2000 and has also had a role on Desperate Housewives.

She has also appeared in No Ordinary Family, A Gifted Man, Hawaii Five -0 and almost all other hit series all time. She has also appeared in the film roles in the hit movies like Bedrooms, Punisher: War Zone and The Brothers.

For her role as Rita on Dexter, she has won the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress in 2009. She also won the Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress in 2006.

In 2009, Benz wrote a short film Kidnapping Caitlynn which was directed by Katherine Cunningham Eves. She also appeared in the film alongside Jason Biggs and Jenny Mollen.

Personal Life

Julie Benz has been married twice. She had been rumored to have had a relationship with Sylvester Stallone previously, however, the rumors did not turn out to be true. She then married actor John Kassir.

Julie Benz married John Kassir on the 30th of May, 1998 and they were married for quite some time before they got a divorce. She divorced her first husband in December 2007.

Benz was engaged to her partner Rich Orosco at B360 studios in 2011. They were married on the 5th of May, 2012 and have been together since.

Net Worth and Body Measurements

The net worth of this beautiful actress has been estimated to be a whopping 6 million dollars as of now. She has been known to have a yearly income of 700 thousand dollars and this is why her net worth is such a huge amount. She is a pretty beauty with a well-managed body and the height of 5 feet and 4 inches.