Best known for his role in TV series ‘Supernatural’ on CW TV, Misha Collins is an American actor and stage performer. Born Dimitri Tippens Krushnic, on August 20, 1974, to Richard Krushnic and Rebecca Tippens in Boston Massachusetts. Misha was raised in an irreligious family. According to his interview on everyjoe.com, his surname Krushnic goes back to six generations in Canada.
Misha attended Greenfield Centre School for is primary education and moved on to Northfield Mount Hermon School for secondary education. Later he studied ‘Social Theory’ at the University of Chicago. He is married to Victoria Vantoch on October 6, 2001, in Maine. They have a daughter West Anaximander Collins and a son Maison Marie Collins out of this marriage.
Career: Soon after completing his graduation, Misha joined Office of Presidential Personnel during the Bill Clinton administration at White House. Misha is also a published poet and his poems were published in Columbia Poetry Review #21 in 2008.
He made his acting debut on TV playing the role of Andrew in the ‘The Big Fix’ episode of series Legacy in 1998. In 1999 in appeared in the films for the first time, playing the role of an uncredited guy in movie Liberty Heights. But soon he got some notable offers owing to his acting skills and handsome looks.
Some of the finest performances by Misha can be enjoyed in TV series like ‘ER’, ‘CSI: Crime Scene Investigation’, ‘Monk’ and NCIS. Apart from TV series has been the prominent face in TV movies like ‘Reinventing the Wheelers’ and ’20 Things to do Before you’re 30’. He was also featured in some short movies like ‘Behind the Scenes of Supernatural: A Fan’s Perspective’, ‘TSA America: Yeah, But Is It Ticking?’ and ‘TSA America: Suspicious Bulges’.
Besides acting Misha has tried other roles in TV and film industry. According to his profile on imdb.com he has 36 credits as an actor. 5 credits as a producer, 6 credits as a writer and 6 credits as director. He has been a successful director, producer, and writer. His best work writings can be seen in TV series ‘Devine: The Series’. He also directed some short movies where he played the lead role along with directing an episode of ‘Supernatural’.
As per his profile on imdb.com, he was nominated many times but managed to win 5 notable awards. Here is the list of notable awards won by Misha Collins:
• Favourite non-human character award for ‘Supernatural’ at TV Guide Awards in 2011.
• Choice TV: Chemistry award at Teen Choice Awards for ‘Supernatural’ in 2015.
• Favourite TV Bromance Award at People’s Choice Award for ‘Supernatural’ in 2014.
• Favourite Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actor at People’s Choice Awards in 2015 and nominated for the same award in 2016.
• Honorable Mention at Los Angeles New Wave International Film Festival, the US in 2014.
Misha Collins Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $3 Million US Dollars
Misha is a successful artist capable of wearing many hats at the same time. Misha’s net worth is around $3 million US dollars as of 2017. He is young and energetic actor, director, producer and also a successful writer so we speculate he has got many chances to earn more money. We expect the rise in Misha’s wealth in future.
It appears that Misha is a humble person and cares about unprivileged section of society. Misha Collins is board president and co-founder of an NGO ‘Random Act of Kindness’ aimed at funding and inspiring the acts of kindness across the world. He also founded Greatest International Scavenger Hunt the World Has Ever Seen (GISHWHES). The entry fees collected through GISHWHES were diverted to his NGO Random Act of Kindness. GISHWHES broke the record for most pledges to perform an act of kindness in 2012.
On February 13, 2017, a news article was published about the Misha Collins first look in his upcoming TV series by Eric Kripke about time travel- ‘Timeless’. There are several news items about the new costume of Misha in ‘Timeless’. The series is expected to hit the screens soon, as per the news reports.
Misha is the gifted person, who is successful in fields which are not relevant to each other. For ex. A person can be a good poet or a producer at the same time but Misha already a successful stint in both fields. We expect Misha to explore fields giving a chance to his talented and creative mind.