Chrissy Metz is a popular name you hear in Hollywood today. Her rise to fame was the result of her role in the popular movie “This Is Us”. Today she is very famous in Hollywood as an advocate for oversized women. Her recent weight loss in recent times has excited and curious many fans to learn how she made it, which in turn has opened her to the curiosity of Hollywood fans. Her personal and professional resume is currently in high demand, and that’s why we bring you details. Read this article to learn everything you need to know.
Chrissy Metz Bio
According to the information available to us, Christine Michelle Metz was born on September 29, 1980, in Homestead, Florida, as the daughter of her parents Denise and Mark Metz. Her father worked in the United States Navy. Chrissy’s parents separated when she was just 8 years old. She has two siblings from her two parents and two half-siblings from her mother’s marriage to her stepfather. Chrissy Metz attended high school and also community college and then completed her university education at Florida State University.
Chrissy Metz is an actress by profession and is also interested in singing. She had her big breakthrough in Hollywood with her role in the NBC drama This Is Us. A role for which she also received a nomination at the Primetime Emmy Awards in 2017. Before she turned to act, Chrissy worked as a talent agent and also as a kindergarten teacher at Community College. Her first audition was not planned; she had accompanied her half-sister (Morgan) to an open casting, and so a lady there persuaded her to audition, and she performed very well.
She began her career with a role in the 2005 series Entourage, in which she played the role of a counter girl. She made her film debut in the film Loveless in Los Angeles, where she played the role of Bonnie and the film was produced in 2007. She won the 2018 Screen Actors Guild Award for outstanding achievement.
Chrissy Metz has always had a passion for singing since childhood. She auditioned once for the popular American Idol in 2007, and she also appears as a singer in her band, which is called Chrissy and the Vapors.
She wrote an autobiography entitled This Is Me: Loving The Person You Are Today. The book tells of her journey from her childhood days to her arrival in Hollywood and other challenges she has faced in her life to date.
Who is Her Husband or Boyfriend?
On January 5, 2008, Chrissy Metz married Martyn Eaden, who is a journalist by profession. Their marriage lasted only a short time (only 5 years) and Eaden filed for divorce. The divorce was finalized on December 11, 2005. After their marriage to Marty failed, Chrissy began a relationship in 2016 with Josh Stancil, who worked as a cameraman on the set of the film This Is Us. In 2018, Chrissy revealed on the Wendy Williams Show that she and Josh Stancil had broken up, but the actress quoted that although they had broken up, they still remained good friends.
Weight Loss Journey
The story of their journey to weight loss has interested many fans and millions of people. Like so many other people out there, Metz has struggled with overweight and obesity from an early age. Even as a teenager she was mocked for her weight, especially by her classmates. This made her lonely and depressed, which drove her to seek comfort in more food.
On her 30th birthday, she suffered a severe panic attack that almost cost her her life and prompted her to read health books and seek help. Metz began to consume about 2000 calories a day and walk for about 20 minutes a day. In six months she had lost up to 100 pounds of her weight. Many fans think that her weight loss was part of her contract for the movie This is Us, but the actress said that this was not the case because she had already decided inside that she wanted to start a healthy life, which was right for everyone in her situation.