Tyler Christopher is an American actor who is famous for his role as Nikolas Cassadine (1996–1999, 2003–2011, 2013–2016) and Connor Bishop (2004–2005) on the ABC soap opera General Hospital.
Tyler Christopher (Wife/Kids)
Yes, Tyler Christopher is a married man. He married to an ESPN reporter, Brienne Pedigo. No information about their first met and dating history. They exchanged the wedding vows in a beautiful ceremony on September 27, 2008, and ever since they are living happily together in Indiana.
From their marriages, the duo has two children as a son Greysun James Christopher (born on October 3, 2009) and a daughter Boheme Christopher (born on May 3, 2015). As of now, the entire family is living a happy and prosperous life together residing in a lavish mansion. There are also no rumors regarding their divorce, extra-marital affairs, and separation till the date.
His past Relationship
Previously, Tyler Christopher was married Eva Longoria on 20th January 2002. Eva is an actress, an activist, a producer as well as a director. The couple stayed together for two years but divorced on 19th January 2004 because of extra-marital affairs. Likewise, Tyler was also romantically linked with actress and producer, Natalia Livingston for several months. The couple began dating in 2005 but broke up the same year in June 2005. Besides this, Tyler also married to The Young and the Restless Eva Longoria from 2002 to 2004.
What is the Net Worth & Salary of Tyler Christopher?
Being a successful television actor, Tyler Christopher has an estimated net worth of $7 million as of 2019. He earns a considerable amount of money from his acting career.
|Net Worth in 2019||$7 million|
|Net Worth in 2018||Under Review|
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However, Tyler has not disclosed his salary to the media. Some online sources have reported that an actor who has been appearing on General Hospital for 5 to 10 years makes $1,500 to $3,000 per episode. So far he might be getting this amount as well.
Tyler Christopher’s Tattoos on his body
From his high school time, Christopher is showing interest in wearing different tattoos more often. Likewise, he has been very keen to wear interesting tattoos in his different body parts and these are those symbols. Christopher’s first appearance in General Hospital as Nikolas Cassadine started in the year 1996 which is having tattoos in his body.
This he continued for many years. Then in the year 1999, he left the role and re-joined it again in 2003. Christopher has got right upper-arm tattoo with a cross located which looks a quite great large sword whenever it’s been exposed in front of the camera. The other one is on his left biceps which is a wrap tribal armband and is a unique design for attraction.
Who is Tyler Christopher? (Bio & Wiki)
Tyler Christopher entered this world in Joliet, Illinois, the United States on November 11, 1972. As of 2019, his age is 47 years old under the birth sign Scorpio. He is the son of father Jim Baker and mother Jimi-Ann Baker. Further, he grew along with his three siblings, two sisters and a brother in Delaware, Ohio but the names are not available at the moment. Tyler was the youngest of them.
Tyler holds American citizenship and belongs to the mixed ethnicity of (Scottish- English- German- Irish- Swedish- Welsh) ethnicity. After his father and sister took a DNA test, his family believed that they had Native American heritage, it didn’t show Native American ancestry.
He also played sports and wanted to make a career in the same field and Over the time his interests shifted. Regarding his educational background, Tyler studied at Ohio Wesleyan University for two years and later he moved to Los Angeles.
Tyler Christopher’s Career
In the year 1993, Tyler Christopher auditioned for the role of Stone Cates for the ABC soap opera General Hospital but the role was cast with actor Michael Sutton. After three years later in 1996, he auditioned for the role of ‘Nikolas Cassadine,’ a slightly bigger part. Also, the producers offered him a three-year deal. And, he signed a three-year deal with the soap opera and filmed his first scenes in June 1996. Officially, he started shooting in July 1996, and in the same month, Tyler made his first appearance on the show. Likewise, he appeared on the series from 1996 to 1999, from 2003 to 2011 and from 2013 to 2016.
During 1999, Tyler also appeared as ‘Michael’ in the comedy-drama ‘Catfish in Black Bean Sauce.’ The next year, he appeared as ‘Dan’ in a small film titled ‘Face the Music.’ Later in the year 2000, he appeared in guest roles in several series like ‘The Pretender,’ ‘Charmed,’ ‘Angel,’ and ‘Family Law,’.
In the year 2002, Tyler also made many small appearances in series like ‘The Division,’ ‘JAG,’ ‘Boomtown,’ ‘CSI: Crime Scene Investigation,’ and ‘The Twilight Zone.’ The next year in 2003, he appeared on fans of ‘General Hospital’. This time around, the association continued for a longer time where Tyler also played ‘Nikolas’s doppelganger, ‘Connor Bishop,’ for a brief period in the year 2004.
Career from 2005 to 2017
In the year 2005, Tyler appeared in the Steven Spielberg-produced miniseries ‘Into the West.’ After that, he gained immense popularity for his portrayal of ‘Nikolas’ in ‘General Hospital.’ The next year in 2006, he played one of the main roles in the pilot of the series ‘Secrets of a Small Town.’ After three years later in 2009, Tyler appeared as the role of ‘Vlad’ in a small-budget independent film named ‘Raven.’ Apart from ‘General Hospital,’ he got very little work owing to his strong and tight commitments with the series.
In the year 2011, it was revealed that Christopher would be quitting ‘General Hospital’ to star in a mystery drama named ‘The Lying Game.’ Later, his character in ‘General Hospital’ was written off. The series ‘The Lying Game’ premiered on August 2011 who featured Tyler as ‘Dan Whitehorse,’ a police officer. The series aired for two consecutive seasons and was canceled due to a drastic fall in its ratings in its second season. However, while the second season of ‘The Lying Game’ was being telecast, Christopher made a surprising re-entry in ‘General Hospital.’ In June 2013, an announcement stated that he would be back in the opera, reprising the role of ‘Nikolas.’
In May 2016, Christopher appeared in the series for an undisclosed period of time and that another actor would play his part instead. But Nick Stabile took over the role. In September 2016, ‘Soap Opera Digest’ reported that Tyler finally had a disagreement with the producers of the show and that he would not return to the show. In August 2017, Tyler announced that he would appear in another long-term soap opera, ‘Days of Our Lives.’ Likewise, Tyler made his first appearance in the soap, as ‘Stefan DiMera in December 2017.’
Awards & Nomination
Tyler Christopher has won American Indian Movie Award for Best Supporting Actor for Shouting Secrets (2011). He has also won Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for General Hospital (1963).
Additionally, he has won FAITA Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor Performance in a TV Movie/Special for Into the West (2005) and Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role (Film) for Catfish in Black Bean Sauce (1999), as well as Outstanding Guest Performance by an Actor in a TV Drama Series for The Pretender (1996).
Besides this, Christopher has won a Soap Opera Digest Award, two First Americans in the Arts and TV Guide Award for his role in General Hospital (1963).
Tyler Christopher’s Facts
- There was a rumor about Tyler Christopher that he left the Days of Our Lives and General Hospital are both swirling.
- As of now, he is far from rumors and controversies.
- Tyler stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches.
- His body weight is around 68kg.
- Christopher’s hair color is black and his eye color is brown.
- He is active on social sites such as Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.