The American actor Chris Klein is best known for playing Chris ‘Oz’ Ostreicher in the comedy teen films ‘American Pie’ along with actress January Jones. For his role in the film, he has won the Chicago Film Critics Association Award as well as Teen Choice Award in 2000. Many people recognize her for portraying different roles including the serial killer Cicada on ‘The Flash’ and recently as Bill Townsend in the Netflix ‘Sweet Magnolias’.
Moreover, he was arrested on the suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs in Los Angeles in 2010, according to BBC News on 17th June. Also, he previously was arrested in the same case in 2005 in San Diego and later released with the fine $1,800. Before that, he was engaged with actress Katie Holmes in 2003 and called-off their engagement, ending their relationship in mid-2005. Wanna know more about the actor then keep on scrolling.
Caption: The American Pie famed actor, Chris Klein.
Chris Klein: Bio, Family, Education
The handsome actor was born on 14 March 1979 in Hinsdale, Illinois, the USA. He was born as the son of mother Terese worked as a kindergarten teacher and engineer father Fred Klein. He has a mixed ethnicity of German, Irish, and English descent. Klein has two siblings: an older sister, Debbie, and his younger brother, Timothy.
From a young age, he has involved in the entertainment world. Further, as a child, he first acted on-stage experience by singing ‘This Little Light of Mine’ in a community theater at the Sheraton Convention Center in Chicago. Then, his family moved to Omaha, Nebraska when he was thirteen years. Thereafter, he joined Millard West High School in Omaha, where he performed in his high school’s performance of West Side Story. During that time, he also played cornerback and linebacker for the football team and joined Millard West Swim Team. He attended Texas Christian University (TCU) in Fort Worth, Texas.
Chris Klein: Career & Life Achievements
He started his official acting career as a Paul Metzler in the 1999 film ‘Election’. The film gained positive reviews as well as he got critics praised. Soon after that, he found steady work in the film industry and began his career. In the same year, he featured in the role Chris ‘Oz’ Ostreicher in the teen comedy film ‘American Pie’ and its franchise.
His films credit includes 2001 ‘Say It Isn’t So’, 2005 ‘Just Friends’, 2006 ‘American Dreamz’, 2009 ‘The Six Wives of Henry Lefay’, 2010 ‘Caught in the Crossfire’, and 2018 ‘The Competition’, amongst other. In 2002, he had his first appearance on television with a guest role in the series ‘The Electric Playground’. He had his first recurring role Drew in the series ‘Wilfred’ in 2011. Then he appeared in the role of the main villain Cicada in the fifth season of superhero television series ‘The Flash’.
He has also worked in several series and dramas in a guest role as well as a recurring role. It includes 2006 ‘American Dad!’, ‘Welcome to The Captain’, ‘Franklin & Bash’, 2015 ‘Damaged’ and 2016 ‘Idiotsitter’, among many others.
Chris Klein: Personal Life & Wife
Klein is a happily married man since 2015. He has married a travel agent Laina Rose Thyfault whom he met in 2011 at a mutual friend’s wedding. Further, Chris and Laina exchanged vows in Montana at the Rainbow Ranch attended by 115 guests. They welcomed their first child, son Frederick Easton in 2016. After two years, they again greeted their second child, daughter Isla Rose in 2018.
Previously, he was in a relationship with the actress Katie Holmes in January 2000. The ex-couple also engaged around Christmas of 2003 but their relationship didn’t go well. Moreover, their engagement broke up in 2005 and ended their relationship walking their own path.
Caption: Chris Klein with his wife Laina Rose.
Source: US Magazine
Chris Klein: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
The American actor has been accumulating a huge amount from his career. He has not only gained fame from his acting performance but also amassed a profitable amount as well. Therefore, his net worth has an estimation of around $3 million. With this huge net worth, he surely is living a lavishing life along with his family.
He has personal and verified accounts on social media platforms. He goes by the Instagram handle @iamchrisklein with 43k followers. On Twitter, he has an account @iamchrisklein with 21.7k followers. But he does not have any Facebook accounts under his name.
Chris Klein: Body Measurements
The actor has an athletic body that stands to a height of 6 feet 1 inch or 1.84 meters and weighs around 70 kg. His body has a measurement of 42 inches chest size and 33 inches waist size with 15 inches bicep size. He has brown eyes color as well as hair color.