Misha Collins is a talented and respected actor. His most famous role is that of Castiel in the CW show Supernatural. Many actors have made guest appearances on Supernatural, but Misha Collins’s appearance on the show was so well received that his role was extended in the fourth season and he has been on the show ever since.
His character, Castiel, is an “angel” – who brings one of the main characters (Dean Winchester) back from hell. He also helps the main characters in their fight against various demons, angels, and other supernatural elements. Over time he has developed a close friendship with Dean and his brother Sam. As expected, he possesses a number of supernatural abilities due to his angel status. Misha Collins’ character was used to introduce Christian theology to the show.
His character was very well received on the show, and both critics and fans had nothing but high praise for him. It is unusually rare for new characters to be so warmly received in an established show.
Besides acting, Misha Collins is also a published poet.
Misha Collins Early Life: Bio & Age
Dmitri “Misha” Tippens Krushnic was born on 20 August 1974. His stage name is Misha Collins; “Collins” is derived from the maiden name of his great-grandmother. He was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Rebecca Tippens and Richard Krushnic. He is not sure about his family’s origins but knows that they have lived in Canada for at least six generations.
Misha attended Greenfield Center School in Franklin County, Massachusetts, and Northfield Mount Hermon School, a mixed college preparatory school in Mount Hermon, Massachusetts. Later he also studied social theory at the University of Chicago.
Before turning to act, he did an internship at the White House as a staff member of the Office of Presidential Personnel during the Clinton administration.
Misha Collins Philanthropy
Mischa is very much involved in charity work and philanthropy. He is a co-founder of Random Acts of Kindness and also the Chairman of the Board. Random Acts of Kindness is a non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring and funding acts of random kindness around the world. He is also responsible for GISHWHES – Greatest International Scavenger Hunt the World Has Ever Seen, which he also founded. The entrance fees for GISHWHES are donated to the non-profit organization “Random Acts of Kindness”. GISHWHES currently holds the world record for the largest media scavenger hunt of all time and in turn, broke the world record for the most promises to perform an act of kindness.
Family: Wife, Kids, Brother
On October 6, Mischa Collins married Victoria Vantoch – a sexuality historian – in Maine. Together the couple has a daughter – Maison Marie – born on 25 September 2012 and a son – West Anaximander – born on 23 September 2010.
It is not easy to have a happy, private and lasting marriage in Hollywood, but the always modest Mischa has achieved this with Victoria, providing her children with a safe and loving environment in which to grow up.
In addition to his wife and children, Mischa has a very close relationship with his brother Sascha, and it can be said that they are best friends. You can often see them making fun of each other and laughing, just like brothers do. Although they are not twins, they look so similar that they could pass as twins.
Height & Weight
To be an actor in Hollywood and play such a physically demanding role as Castiel in Supernatural, you have to be in excellent form, and of course, Misha Collins is in great form. The actor currently weighs 77 kg for his height of 5 ft 11, and he also tries very hard to maintain his chiseled physique. While he keeps his diet and training routine a little tight to the vest, you can be sure that this requires a lot of dedication. His other body measurements are chest – 39 inches, arms/biceps – 15 inches, and waist – 32 inches.
Mischa Collins currently has a total net worth of $2 million. This is due to the fact that he is one of the main actors in a very successful series Supernatural. In addition to Supernatural, Mischa Collins has also appeared in several other shows, including NYPD Blue, Timeless, and Wrestling.