Christopher Meloni

Christopher Meloni- Biography

Christopher Meloni, also known as Christopher Peter Meloni, is an American actor recognized for his versatility and outstanding performances in a variety of dramas and films. His best-known appearances include a former NYPD officer on NBC’s Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and Chris Keller in the prison drama Oz.

What is the Net Worth of Christopher Meloni? Salary, Earnings

Chris’s net worth is estimated to be in the millions of dollars. He has worked in the entertainment sector for numerous years and has appeared in a number of films and television shows. His acting career provides him with the majority of his money.

Christopher Meloni- Birth, Age, Ethnicity, Siblings, Parents

Chris Meloni was born on April 2, 1961, in Washington, DC, to Charles Robert Meloni and Cecile Meloni. He is a Roman Catholic who is 60 years old. He is the youngest in his family and grew up in the town with his two siblings, Robert and Michele. His father was an accomplished endocrinologist with Italian origin. Cecile, his mother, was a stay-at-home mom with French Canadian descent. Chris finished his education at St Stephen’s School in Alexandria, Virginia (now known as St Stephens and St Agnes School).

He was passionate about sports and was a member of his high school’s football team, where he played quarterback. Chris went on to the University of Colorado at Boulder for his academic career, earning a bachelor’s degree in history in 1983. Since infancy, he has been fascinated by theatre and drama, and he went on to study drama and theatrical arts with Sanford Meisner at the neighborhood playhouse school of theatre and center for media and arts. He was a talented stage actor as well as a clever student at his degree institution.

Quick Facts

Real Name Christopher Peter Meloni
Birth Date 2 April 1961
Age 60 Years
Birth Place Washington, D.C., United States
Nationality American
Profession Actor
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Aries
Height in feet inches – 6’ 0” – in Centimetres – 183 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 85 kg  –  in Pounds –  187.5  lbs
Chest Size 42 inches
Waist Size 36 inches
Biceps Size 16.5 inches
Shoe Size 11 (U.S.)
Hair Color Salt-and-Pepper
Eye Color Blue
Body Type Athletic

Christopher Meloni- Relationship, Married Life, Boyfriend, Girlfriend

Chris married his production designer wife Doris Sherman in July 1995. He and his wife have two children. Sophia Eva Meloni, his daughter, was born in 2001, and Dante Amadeo Meloni, his don, was born in 2004. Nancy Pelosi, an American politician, is a distant relative of his. Mariska Hargitay, with whom he co-starred in the series Law and Order, is a close friend. In 2014, Meloni purchased the mansion that had previously been used to film Ozzie and Harriet’s excursions. Chris has a crucifixion tattoo on his left arm and a butterfly tattoo on his left leg, among other tattoos. Chris has a spotless reputation in the media and has never been linked to any scandals.

Christopher Meloni- Professional Career

Chris’s journey to success was not straightforward. Before beginning his career as an actor, he had to overcome several obstacles and perform a variety of odd jobs. He started out as a construction worker and has since had to work several jobs, including bartending, working as a bouncer at nightclubs, and working as a personal trainer at gyms. His first foray into the entertainment world was through television ads, and he went on to play minor roles in a variety of films and television shows.

In 1996, he played the hot-headed son of a gangster in the film Bound, and his career began to take off. In the same year, he played a criminal Jimmy Liery in eight episodes of NYPD Blue and a brief cameo as Julia Roberts’ fiancé’ in the movie Runway Bride. Chris rose to fame for his role as bisexual criminal Chris Keller in the HBO series OZ from 1993 to 2003, when the show was cancelled.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Hair color

Christopher Meloni stands 6 ft 0 inches tall and weighs 85 kg. Furthermore, he has Salt-and-Pepper hair and Blue eyes.

Social Media Details

Chris has over 720k Instagram followers, and he uses the platform to share updates about his life, promote new projects, and share photos of friends, family, and pets. Chris also has a 427.8k-follower Twitter account. His 2.2 million Facebook fans are a testament to his popularity. He is a frequent user of social media and freely expresses his opinions.


  • He received six honors for his role in Law and Order: Special Victims Unit, including two OFTA TV awards, three Prism awards, and a Primetime Emmy award.
  • Mariska Hargitay, a close friend of his, is the godmother of his daughter Sophia.
  • In 2006, People’s magazine dubbed him the “Sexiest Man Alive.”
  • In the early 1990s, he played Robert Sinclair’s pal spike in the film dinosaurs.

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