Chris O'Dowd Married Life With Wife, Details On Children & Net Worth

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Chris O'Dowd Married Life With Wife, Details On Children & Net Worth

Chris O’Dowd is an Irish actor best known for his role as Rhodes in Bridesmaids (2011).

Over the years, he has successfully established himself as a skilled comedian with much to offer for his work. He also wrote Moone Boy (2012), which he starred in himself.

Age & Bio

Christopher O’Dowd was born on 9th October 1979, in Boyle, Ireland.

He attended the University College Dublin but never finished his studies. During his college days, he wrote for the college newspaper, University Observer.

He also played Gaelic Football and represented Roscommon at under-16, minor and under-21 levels. 

Chris O'Dowd's Wedding 

Chris is married to Dawn O’Porter, an actress, author, producer, and TV presenter. 

Chris O'Dowd with his wife Dawn O'Porter (Photo: mirror.co.uk)

The two first met on Dawn’s 30th birthday on 23rd January 1979 through Nick Frost, a mutual friend. It didn’t take long before they developed an interest in each other and started going out. 

After three years of dating and seven months of engagement, Chris and Dawn married each other on 26th August 2012. The wedding was a private three-day festival themed celebration. 

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Chris wore a navy blue suit while his bride was garbed in a dress that Princess Lilian of Belgium had once worn.

Despite being attended by guests like Brian O’Driscoll, Amy Huberman, Graham Linehan, and Caroline Flack, the ceremony was a complete secret. In fact, it was only after the couple took to Twitter to announce the completion of their marriage that many learned of it. 

Children & Wife

Together, the actor couple has two sons. Their eldest child, Art O’Porter, was born on 25th January 2015. As for their second child, Valentine O’Porter was born on 1st July 2017.

Currently, Dawn is a successful author with eight published books to her name. Her latest work is So Lucky, which was published in 2019.

Movies & TV Shows, Net Worth

Chris’ debut work was the 2004 movie, Conspiracy of Silence. At that time, he was working in construction, bars, call centers to continue his career. This continued until a few more years. He would land small roles in movies. 

His situation finally took a turn for good when he got the opportunity to play General Richard in Gulliver’s Travels (2010) alongside Jack Black. The movie was a box office success, and the chance to play in Bridesmaids presented itself before him. 

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The movie shot him to fame, and he has appeared in more than 45 movies and TV productions to date. 

Some of his most notable works are Epic (2013), Calvary (2014), Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children (2016), The IT Crowd (2006-2013), Moone Boy (2012-2015), and State of the Union (2019). 

Net Worth

Chris has an estimated net worth of $6 million

Interesting Facts

  1. He stands at the height of 6 feet 3 inches (1.91 meters). 

  2. His wife rejected his friend request in Facebook thrice before finally accepting. 

  3. He has four older siblings. 

  4. He has a collection of over 1000 chocolate bar wrappers. 

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