Melissa Benoist aka the Super girl. She is famous for playing Kara Danvers in the popular superhero series ‘The Super girl’. With her unique persona and a smile to die for, she has been the idol for many young men and women.
True to her sun sign Libra Benoist is warm and kind hearted, who believes in beauty and harmony. Benoist was born on 4th October 1988, in Littleton, Colorado. She is the youngest daughter of mother Julie Benoist and father Jim Benoist. Her two eldest sisters are Jessica Benoist and Kristina Benoist.
Education: She went to Arapahoe High School in Colorado in the year 2007 for her graduation and after completing it she went to New York City and attended Marymount Manhattan College and graduated from there in 2011.
Melissa Benoist Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $3.6 Million US Dollars
The net worth of this talented actress and singer is $3.6 million US dollars as of 2017. She has appeared in many guest roles and has also acted in many successful movies and television series. She has also been part of many advertisements like Clean and Clear, Tampax Radiant, etc. Her movie Whiplash had total earnings of $13,824,600. And her hit movie The Longest Ride had a total earning of $37,642,500.
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She has an apartment in Los Angeles in California. Though she is originally from Colorado she lives in Los Angeles because of her work commitments and projects.
Career: Before coming in films and television she performed many theatre roles like Sound of the Music in 2000 where she played Brigitta von Trapp, A Month in the Country in 2006, Footloose and Evita in 2007, etc. She started her professional career in 2008 with singer Mariah Carey’s film Tennessee.
After getting the opportunity to play the role of in the film Tennessee she was struggling for work. But finally in 2010 after a gap of 2 years she started appearing for guest roles in different television shows like The Good Wife and Homeland, Law and Order: Special Victims Unit, etc. Her biggest breakthrough and turning point in her career came in the year 2012 when she was offered the role of Marley Ross in the hit Television series Glee.
Before getting this offer she auditioned five times on different songs for this role and finally the producer was convinced that she is the one whom they were searching for the role of Marley Ross. When she was asked about her experience in an interview, she said that she sang different song for each of her five auditions like ‘King of Anything’ by Sara Bareilles, ‘Fidelity’ by Regina Spektor, etc. In 2014 she played the role of Nicole in the movie Whiplash and then she kept getting many movie offers. Some of her fine performance work includes ‘Danny Collins’ in 2015, ‘The Longest Ride’ in 2015, ‘Patriots Day’ in 2016, etc.
She married Blake Jenner in 2015 that was her Glee costar but they filed for divorced in 2016 citing irreconcilable or conflicting differences. After filing for divorce the actress is currently living alone and enjoying her professional life. She joined twitter in August 2012 and till now has 661k followers. In 2016 she won 42nd Saturn award in the category Breakthrough Performance for her role in Super girl.
Currently Benoist is very busy with the post production of her two films Billy Boys and Sun Dogs which is scheduled to release soon. She is also busy in shooting of her hit television series Glee. She has different projects in her kitty too and is focusing on them as well.
The young and talented actress is a very happy and a loving person. She loves riding bikes and hanging around with friends. She was nominated for TEEN Choice Award in 2013 for her amazing performance as Marley Ross in the hit television series Glee.
In the year 2016 she was nominated for the 42nd Saturn Award in the category Breakthrough performance award and best actress on a television series for her role in Super girl. But she only won the breakthrough performance award. She has a lot of success in her movie and television careers. She is looking forward to new projects that are keeping her busy these days. Benoist started her new role in the television show as Super girl last year sharing the screen space with Calista Flockhart, Chyler Leigh and Mehcad Brooks, etc.