Born on January 8th, 1983, Cristopher Russell is a famous Canadian actor who rose to fame through his appearances in Gorgeous Morons, Girlfriend’s Guide to Divorce, The Listener, Beauty and the Beast, etc. His birthplace is in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. His parents are British who are first-generation Canadians.
Although he is very famous not much is known about him. However, he has revealed that he loved acting and performing since he was a child. He even played the role of donkey in preschool. He continued to pursue his dream by focusing on acting. In high school, he received a Seers Drama Festival Award of Excellence for performing as Magnus Muldoon in a play named The Real Inspector Hound.
Dating his wife since 2004
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He started dating his wife when he was 21 years old. According to Russell they first met in 2004 and it was love at first sight. In his Instagram post, he has mentioned multiple times that his wife had him at hello.
They got married on 15th February after dating for a long time.
The exact year of their marriage hasn’t been confirmed yet. But we can assume that they got married in the last decade. He is very active on Instagram and regularly posts pictures of his wife and family. From those posts, we can see that they are very happy and love to travel to different places.
Russell confirmed that he met his wife for the first time 14 years ago in an Instagram post which was uploaded on February 15, 2018. In that post, he had captioned “14 years later and my heart still skips a beat when you walk in the room. Happy anniversary to the #loveofmylife #love at first sight #soulmate”.
He also posts pictures of his two children; a daughter and a son as well. From the picture that he uploads we can see that he loves his family a lot. He and his wife had their first baby girl on April 28th, 2013. Surprisingly, her name is revealed they had named her Ella. According to some news, Ella was born seven to eight weeks premature. The baby girl was kept in the NICU for more than 5 weeks. But luckily she is alright and living a very happy life now.
Christopher said in an interview that he was filming his first Hallmark film when his daughter was born. In that interview, he said “The day before I had to start shooting, my daughter was born seven weeks early unexpectedly. So I shot that o zero sleep and having to go back and forth between the hospital because we were visiting my parents when my wife went into labor.”
They also welcomed their second child on October 23rd, 2015. This time it was a boy and like his mother, his name is also not revealed. But from his Instagram post, we can find that the family of four loves to visit beaches and go for dinner together.
They are undoubtedly a very happy family and inspiration to man people in the world.
Christopher’s net worth
He has earned huge loads of money from his long career of acting in many famous films and television series. His net worth is estimated to be around $1.6 million.