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Chad Michael Murray Net Worth

Chad Michael Murray Net Worth is
$1.2 Million

Chad Michael Murray Bio/Wiki 2017

Chad Michael Murray was born in 1981, August 24 in Buffalo, Ny. His dad is named Rex and is an air traffic controller whereas Chad’s mom left when the lad was still at a really young age. This can be among the primary reasons why Murray determined to take among his most famous characters as Lucas Scott. The performer has five siblings – a sister, a half brother and three brothers. While growing up and trying to find a path in his life Chad went to Clarence High School. The lad became interested in literature and was playing football in his free time. While doing sports he was in an injury which caused him to break his nose. Since this occurred there were numerous stories about him receiving a plastic surgery but the performer clarified it during one of his interviews by telling the entire story. His playing began with getting a part in Gilmore Girls as Tristan DuGrey. He was among the principal characters of the first season and had appearances in later seasons. On the other hand, the part Chad Michael is most renowned for is undoubtedly that of a Lucas Scott. It was in the WB’s successful drama One Tree Hill and Chad’s character was among the principal ones in the show. He was a lead character in the first six seasons and had a unique appearance in season 9 when the show was on another network. Chad can also be credited with directing and composing among the episodes. Since One Tree Hill Michael appeared in a couple different TV shows but he failed to have any memorable characters. The performer also was in a couple of films but none of them were a huge success. Chad also does lots of different work outside the show business. He’s a design and branding firm called Dribbble. He could be also an owner of a hair styling salon in Eugene, Oregon. Since then Murray dated quite several girls but in 2015, he determined it was time for another wedding. The two got a son in the end of springtime of 2015. The actor revealed that he’s a weakness for cocktails. Tom Collins is his favourite beverage. He’s 5 Teen Choice Awards for his various works and a couple of more nominations in different groups. Chad Michael Murray is still a youthful performer and an entrepreneur. He could be extremely talented and it is not any surprising so a lot of people like him.

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Quick Facts

Full NameChad Michael Murray
Net Worth$12 million
Salary1.18 million USD
Date Of BirthAugust 24, 1981
Height1.83 m, 1.96 m
Weight77 kg
ProfessionScreenwriter, Model, Spokesperson
EducationClarence High School, University of Washington
NationalityAmerican, American
SpouseSarah Roemer, Sophia Bush
ParentsRex Murray
SiblingsShannon Victoria Murray, Brandon Murray, Tyler Murray, Rex Murray, Nick Murray
AwardsTeen Choice Award for Choice TV Actor - Drama/Action Adventure, Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actor: Action/Adventure, Teen Choice Award for Choice TV: Breakout Star Male, Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Breakout Star - Male
NominationsTeen Choice Award for Choice Movie: Liplock, Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Chemistry, Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie: Chemistry, Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Love Scene, Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie: Rumble
MoviesA Cinderella Story, Freaky Friday, House of Wax, Outlaws and Angels, Left Behind, The Haunting in Connecticut 2: Ghosts of Georgia, A Madea Christmas, Fruitvale Station, To Write Love on Her Arms, Cavemen, Lies in Plain Sight, Christmas Cupid, Other People's Children, Megiddo: The Omega Code 2, Home of the Brave, The Lone Ranger, The Carrier, Murphy's Dozen
TV ShowsAgent Carter, Texas Rising, One Tree Hill, Sun Records, Movie Life: House of Wax

Interesting Facts

1He has English, Irish, Polish, German, and Swiss-German ancestry.
2His wife, Sarah Roemer, gave birth to their first child, a son on May 31, 2015.
3Ended his 7-year engagement to Kenzie Dalton in September 2013.
4He has recently finished filming House of Wax (2005) and has no current plans in the future except his new song about a drug free America! [2005]
5In Wilmington filming Season 5 of One Tree Hill (2003). [August 2007]
6He is currently residing in Wilmington, North Carolina, working on the Third season of One Tree Hill (2003). [June 2005]
7He is currently residing in Wilmington, North Carolina, working on the second season of One Tree Hill (2003). [August 2004]
8Good friends with One Tree Hill (2003) costars Bethany Joy Lenz and Tyler Hilton.
9Ex-son-in-law of Charles William Bush.
10His fiancée, Kenzie Dalton, is a 2006 graduate of John T. Hoggard High School in Wilmington, North Carolina.
11Engaged to Denmark native Kenzie Dalton [March 24, 2006].
12Chad and three of his One Tree Hill (2003) co-stars were on Dawson's Creek (1998) with him; Hilarie Burton (who plays "Peyton Sawyer"), Lee Norris (who plays "Mouth McFadden") and Colin Fickes (who plays "Jimmy Edwards").
13Wore a Ralph Lauren Black Label Suit in his April 2005 wedding to Sophia Bush.
14Was originally up for the role of Ryan Atwood on The O.C. (2003), but turned it down for Lucas Scott on One Tree Hill (2003).
1526 September 2005: Sophia Bush announced their separation.
16His favorite musicians are Incubus, Dave Matthews Band, and Pete Murray.
17His hobbies are: Going to the gym, pickup basketball and football.
18Chad means: warlike, warrior.
19His favorite television show is The Simpsons (1989).
20His favorite movie is Fight Club (1999).
21Said if he wasn't a actor he would love to be a pediatrician.
22Modeled for Skechers, Tommy Hilfiger and Gucci.
23His mom left his family when he was only 10 years old, which he says helps him to relate to his character Lucas Scott on One Tree Hill (2003).
24Ranked #22 in TV Guide's list of "TV's 25 Greatest Teen Idols" (23 January 2005 issue).
25He has three dogs. A shepherd/wolf mix named Joe, which he takes everywhere with him and a guard dog named Axel. He and Kenzie share a Chihuahua/Pomeranian mix named TumTum.
26His favorite book is "Catcher in the Rye" by J.D. Salinger.
27His first job was when he was 10 delivering newspapers, then when he turned 14 he started working as a janitor at the local doughnut shop.
28His favorite football team is the Buffalo Bills
29Has 4 brothers (Rex, Nick, Brandon, and half brother Tyler) and a sister (Shannon).
30His mother abandoned his family when he was just 10 years old.
31His father Rex works as an air traffic controller.
32Underwent a resection of his small intestine as the result of a football injury, so he can't gain weight.
33Got an accidental 'nose job' during his earlier modeling career! He was 'jumped' in a fast food restaurant and got his nose broken and had to have surgery. If you look closely, you can see the difference between his nose now and back then, because he had to get it fixed and it couldn't be constructed to the way it was.
34His favorite fashion accessory is a hemp necklace that his father gave him and a necklace made for him from Kenzie.


1(2003) I've never considered myself a dreamer. I have goals and I'm going to obtain them. I say, "This is what I want to do", and then I go do it. When I came to town, my first three goals came true -- in the order I set them up. I sat down with my manager the first day. He wanted to know my goals and why I was here. I told him I wanted to be on the WB. I said, "It's great training ground". I wanted to be on Dawson's Creek (1998). I told him, "I think those kids could help me sharpen my teeth. They could teach me a lot". I also told them I wanted my own series. In that order, it's happened! It's really, really weird.
2(2003, on first moving to L.A.) My first thought was, "Oh my goodness. I'm alone. What do I do now?" I didn't know anybody. I'd sit at home in a studio apartment that had nothing. I had two channels on my TV. I didn't even have furniture. I slept on the floor. I'd get lonely during the day so I'd pick up the phone and want to talk to people from home.
3(2003, on his love of football) Sunday mornings, I wake up at 10 and I don't leave from in front of the set until midnight. I have friends over, except when the Buffalo Bills are playing. Then I don't want anyone around. It's just me and the dog. We sit there in our Buffalo Bills jerseys -- my dog has one too -- and we totally focus on the game. At 8 p.m. I take a break and watch The Simpsons, then it's back to football. Listen, I even have DirecTV in my trailer for when we have to work out of town. I'm not missing any games.
4I don't like to be alone. It's scary being alone. I'm always worried that I'm going to be abandoned or that people won't care for me.
5I love acting, but part of me wants to have a family, raise kids - have a normal life.
6Imagine you are walking along and you trip over something and you turn around and find that it is a huge diamond. You would pick it up and do everything in your power to take care of that diamond because it might take care of you for the rest of your life. - on fiancée Kenzie Dalton.
7In the end, it's not about fame or fortune. It's what you leave behind
  • your work and your family - that really counts.
8Yeah, you lose equipment, You lose the stage. You lose everything else. But the fact of the matter is everyone got out OK. That's all we cared about. Everything else can be replaced.
9"I just want to be healthy and happy. I don't want to hurt anybody or make them mad. If that's a philosophy then that's my philosophy.
10When you realize you're alive, you can live life!
11I am bothered by some rumors, but they come with the job.
12I am an ordinary guy who likes normal things, and have feelings like a normal human being.
13Tyler Hilton is one of my best friends now, As a human being, he's an incredible person and as an artist, he's an incredible artist. I love his music, every time I get in the car, he's in the CD player.
14My goal is to grow as much as I can as a human being.
15If nothing had happened for me with acting, I would have gone to college and played football.
16I love older music, Frank Sinatra, James Brown - there's so much passion in their songs.
17I hated high school. I didn't have any friends because I didn't fit in, but I enjoyed the educational part of it. My teachers allowed me to be creative, so I thought past high school to what I wanted to do.
18The rumors - that's the thing I hate. People assume way too much, and I can't stand it. I know the truth; I don't feel like I have to defend myself. I'm a pretty good guy. Yeah, I like to go out with my boys and have a good time - I'm 23 years old! But the next thing you know, there are 20 stories about me. It's inappropriate on so many levels. I don't know if it will ever stop. All I need to know is, I have faith in myself and I know what's really going on.
19Writing inspires me. I couldn't live without my journal.
20My ideal girl is someone who's smart and pretty in an innocent way, and someone who listens and cares.
21[on why he looked so different when not filming OTH] I prefer to keep my hair short - very short. I also like having a good amount of facial hair. But unfortunately, Lucas cannot have a beard. At the end of the season, hacking off the hair is my ritual. It all goes!
22I'm scared of dolls. When I was a little kid, we used to go to my grandma's house and she'd have all these porcelain dolls and they are just freaky. They have those little painted faces on them...and ugh! They used to scare the crap out of me.
23I love a conservative girl. Let me be honest. I love a great pair of jeans and I love turtlenecks... Most guys want to see a girl wearing nothing! Tank tops are cute, too. Then you show a little skin, but you're still conservative.
24I didn't fit in to the trends at school, but I did just fine.
25"Dad never had time to relax. When we were young, he'd get us off to school before he'd go to work as a controller for a nine-hour day, come home, make dinner, make sure we got our homework done, then go right to sleep and do it all over again the next morning." - Chad says of his father's hectic work and family juggling act.
26"Trust me, high school ends. You graduate and get away from all the people you never want to see again - it's all good".
27"I think people should do what makes them happy. Peer pressure shouldn't make an impact on what you want to do with your life".
28When asked about what he thinks is the most important issue he says, "Kids being drug-free. I always want kids to be allowed to have a chance or a shot in life."


Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2008Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice TV Actor: DramaOne Tree Hill (2003)
2005Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice Movie Actor: Action Adventure/ThrillerHouse of Wax (2005)
2004Bravo Otto GermanyBravo OttoBest Male TV Star (TV-Star m)
2004Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice Breakout Movie Star - MaleA Cinderella Story (2004)
2004Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice Breakout TV Star - MaleOne Tree Hill (2003)

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2006Prism AwardPrism AwardsPerformance in a Drama Series StorylineOne Tree Hill (2003)
2006Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsTV - Choice Actor: Drama/Action AdventureOne Tree Hill (2003)
2005Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice Movie Love SceneA Cinderella Story (2004)Hilary Duff
2005Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice Movie RumbleHouse of Wax (2005)Elisha Cuthbert

Brian Van Holt
2005Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice Movie LiplockA Cinderella Story (2004)Hilary Duff
2005Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice Movie ChemistryA Cinderella Story (2004)Hilary Duff
2005Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice TV Actor: DramaOne Tree Hill (2003)
2005Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice TV ChemistryOne Tree Hill (2003)James Lafferty
2004Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice TV Actor - Drama/Action AdventureOne Tree Hill (2003)



Sun Records2017TV SeriesSam Phillips
Agent Carter2015-2016TV SeriesJack Thompson
Outlaws and Angels2016Henry
Scream Queens2015TV SeriesBrad Radwell
Other People's Children2015P.K.
Texas Rising2015TV Mini-SeriesMirabeau Lamar
Chosen2013-2015TV SeriesJacob Orr
Left Behind2014/IBuck Williams
A Madea Christmas2013Tanner
Cavemen2013Jay Stone
Southland2013TV SeriesOfficer Dave Mendoza
The Haunting in Connecticut 2: Ghosts of Georgia2013Andy Wyrick
Fruitvale Station2013Officer Ingram
First Kiss with Rachael Leigh Cook & Chad Michael Murray2012ShortDylan
To Write Love on Her Arms2012Jamie Tworkowski
One Tree Hill2003-2012TV SeriesLucas Scott
Scruples2012TV MovieSpider Elliott
The Carrier2011ShortThatcher
Christmas Cupid2010TV MoviePatrick Kerns
Lies in Plain Sight2010TV MovieEthan McAllister
Home of the Brave2006Jordan Owens
House of Wax2005Nick Jones
A Cinderella Story2004Austin
Freaky Friday2003Jake
The Lone Ranger2003TV MovieThe Lone Ranger / Luke Hartman
Aftermath2003TV MovieSean (as Chad Murray)
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation2002TV SeriesTom Haviland
Dawson's Creek2001-2002TV SeriesCharlie Todd
Gilmore Girls2000-2001TV SeriesTristin Dugray
Megiddo: The Omega Code 22001David Alexander - Age 16
Murphy's Dozen2001TV Movie
Diagnosis Murder2000TV SeriesRay Santucci
Undressed2000TV SeriesDan


One Tree Hill2009TV Series 1 episode


One Tree Hill2008TV Series written by - 1 episode


Other People's Children2015executive producer


Freaky Friday2003performer: "...Baby One More Time" - uncredited


Shirtless: Hollywood's Sexiest Men2002TV Movie documentary special thanks


Hollywood Today Live2016TV SeriesHimself
Made in Hollywood2016TV SeriesHimself
Access Hollywood Live2015TV SeriesHimself
Texas Rising: Capturing the Revolution - Filming Texas Rising2015Video shortHimself
Texas Rising: Sam Houston - A Man of the Revolution2015Video shortHimself
Today2015TV SeriesHimself
BELLOmag Presents: A Conversation with Chad Michael Murray2015TV MovieHimself - Guest
Reel Junkie2014TV SeriesHimself
One Tree Hill: Always & Forever2012TV MovieHimself
Man v. Food2011TV SeriesHimself
Behind the Scenes: One Tree Hill Season 62009Video documentary shortHimself
The Bonnie Hunt Show2009TV SeriesHimself
PIX 11 Morning News2008TV SeriesHimself
Behind the Scenes: One Tree Hill Season 52008Video documentary shortHimself
The Girls Next Door2008TV SeriesHimself - Actor
Live with Kelly and Michael2005-2008TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
Behind the Scenes: One Tree Hill Season 42007Video documentary short
13th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2007TV SpecialHimself
Rachael Ray2007TV SeriesHimself
The Teen Choice Awards 20062006TV SpecialHimself
The 11th Annual Critics' Choice Awards2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2004-2005TV SeriesHimself
The Teen Choice Awards 20052005TV SpecialHimself - Attendee
E! True Hollywood Story2005TV Series documentaryHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2005TV SeriesHimself
Total Request Live2004-2005TV SeriesHimself
The 10th Annual Critics' Choice Awards2005TV Movie documentaryHimself - Presenter
Movie Life: House of Wax2005TV SeriesHimself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien2004TV SeriesHimself
The Teen Choice Awards 20042004TV SpecialHimself
The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn2004TV SeriesHimself
Real Access2004TV Series documentaryHimself
MTV New Year's Eve Live 20042004TV MovieHimself
The Sharon Osbourne Show2003TV SeriesHimself
Pepsi Smash2003TV Series documentaryHost

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Welcome to the Basement2016TV SeriesBuck Williams, investigative journalist
One Tree Hill2012TV SeriesLucas Scott

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