Kris Holden-Ried Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 12 Dec, 2020
Facts of Kris Holden-Ried
Date of Birth: 1973 , August-1
Age: 47 years old
Birth Nation: Canada
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
Name Kris Holden-Ried
Nationality Canadian
Birth Place/City Pickering, Ontario, Canada
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Working For Maternal, Bordello
Net Worth $4 million
Eye Color Green
Hair Color Brown
Face Color Fair
Famous for Lost Girl (2010-15), Underworld: Awakening (2012, film)
Children 1
Online Presence Instagram, Twitter
Movies Underworld Awakening (2012), The Returned (2013), Another You (2017) & Lie Exposed (2019)
TV Show Degrassi: The Next Generation, Lost Girl, The Listener, Captain Canuck, Vikings, Departure, Umbrella Academy
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Kris Holden-Ried, a Canadian actor got his career breakthrough after portraying the main cast Dyson Thornwood in the supernatural drama series Lost Girl (2010-15). Turned professional in 1995, Holden-Reid got  TV recognition from recurring roles in Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001-04) and Paradise Falls (2001).

Ever since his TV debut from Young Ivanhoe (1995), the former member of the Canadian National Pentathlon Team is pushing forward with his promising acting. Kris' works in The Listener,  Captain Canuck, Vikings, Departure, and Umbrella Academy earned him further TV exposure.

Competed In Pentathlon Championships In Early Days- Age and Height?

Holden-Ried was born on August 1, 1973, in Pickering, Ontario, Canada, and holds Canadian nationality. As of December 2020, Kris Holden-Ried is 47 years old and has a height of 6 feet 1.5 inches (187 cm).

Despite being fond of acting since his early days, Kris' parents were not supportive of acting. So, instead of directly going into on-screen works, he first completed education at Montreal's Concordia University School of Business.

As a University student, Kris competed in Pentathlon championships and was a member of the Canadian National Pentathlon Team. Moreover, he won a silver medal from each Pan American and Pan Pacific Pentathlon Championships.

Acting Debut and Career Journey- Films and TV Series

In 1994, Kris Holden-Ried worked in a small agency in Montreal to cover up his education fees. Later, with his first audion, the Canadian actor got his on-screen debut through the TV film Young Invanhoe in 1995.

Throughout the 90s, Holden-Ried mostly worked in the films: Habitat (1997), When Innocence Is Lost (1997), Going to Kansas City (1998), and Forget Me Never (1999). In 2001, he was cast in recurring roles as Simon in Paradise Falls and as Tracker Cameron in Degrassi: The Next Generation.

CAPTION: Kris Holden-Ried in The Tudors SOURCE: IMDB

Having worked in Touch of Pink (2004), Niagara Motel (2005), and A Stone's Throw (2006), Kris earned notable TV roles in The Tudors (2007) and M.V.P. (2008), sharing the screen with Henry Cavill, Sam Neill, and Jonathan Rhys Meyers.

Breakthrough From 'Lost Girl'

From 2010 to 2015, the Canadian actor portrayed the main cast Dyson Thornwood in the supernatural drama series Lost Girl (77 episodes) starring Anna Silk, Ksenia Solo, Zoie Palmer, and Rick Howland. After that, Kris Holden-Ried was cast as Adam Reynolds, a recurring-turned-main cast in The Listener (2011- 14, 15 episodes).

CAPTION: Holden-Ried as the main cast Dyson Thornwood in Lost Girl SOURCE: IMBD

His other notable TV roles were in Captain Canuck (2013- 14),  Dark Matter (2016), Vikings (2017- 19, 11 episodes), Cardinal (2018), and The Expanse (2019). He appeared as the main cast Dom in Departure (2019, 12 episodes).

Moreover, he has worked in the films Underworld Awakening (2012) starring Kate Beckinsale, Stephen Rea, & Michael Ealy; in The Returned (2013), Another You (2017), and Lie Exposed (2019).

Most recently, Kris Holden-Ried appeared in a recurring role in Umbrella Academy (2020, 9 episodes) where Tom Hopper, Elliot Page, and David Castañeda are in main roles.

What Is Kris Holden-Ried Currently Doing?

Holden-Ried worked in the action-comedy film Cicada 3301, while his other films Maternal and Bordello are under post-production.

Net Worth and Salary

Online sources estimate that Kris Holden-Ried has a net worth of $4 million in December 2020. Professional for over 24 years, the Candian actor records 74 acting credits that earned him a considerable sum of money, allegedly a 6-digit figure salary per year.

Over the years, Holden-Ried has made notable TV appearances in Degrassi: The Next Generation, The Tudors, Lost Girl, The Listener, and Umbrella Academy

An avid Instagram user, Kris has over 51.5K followers on his official account (@krisholdenried) that has the potential to earn him $210 - $350 per sponsored post.

Is Kris Holden-Ried Married or Dating?

The Lost Girl actor is the father of a son and lives with his lover in Canada, whom he often features on his Instagram post. Despite the fact that Kris clearly states himself in a relationship, he is yet to open up if he is married or dating.

CAPTION: Kris Holden-Ried is the father ofa son SOURCE: Instagram @krisholdenried

No further detail on his spouse and child are out at the moment.

His Twitter (@KrisHolden_Ried) has over 59.8K followers in 2020.

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