Hello Readers! Welcome back to Humor Nation. Melissa Benoist rose to major fame with her role of Kara Danvers AKA Supergirl in the CW show ‘Supergirl’. She was born on 4 October 1988 to Jim and Julie Benoist in Houston, Texas. Her father and mother got a divorce when she was 13 years old. Many are not aware that Melissa has a total of seven siblings, two sisters and five siblings who come from her father Jim Benoist’s remarriage. At an early age, Melissa began training in different dance forms such as ballet and dance. She even acted in a play that was directed by her aunty. As a kid, Melissa Benoist started doing community theater.
As the Supergirl, she has also made appearances across the different shows set in the Arrowverse such as The Flash, Legends of Tomorrow, Arrow, and Batwoman. Melissa got married to Blake Jenner first, but due to their differences, the couple split up after the divorce got finalized in 2017. While filming the second season of the Supergirl, she got close to Chris Wood who played the role of Mon-El on the show. The two quickly fell in love with each other and they got married in 2019. Their first child was born in 2020.
She would also be seen voicing the role of Teela, the superheroine, in Netflix’s Masters of the Universe: Revelation. Interestingly, her husband Chris Wood has voiced the lead role of He-Man/Prince Adam in the series. Melissa will soon be seen in a political drama series called ‘The Girls on the Bus’ which will air on HBO. The show will follow the story of four female journalists who will follow the presidential campaign of Hilary set in 2016 while also discovering love in the journey. This show has also been produced by Melissa’s production company called ‘Three Things Productions’.
When she was studying in college, she was trying to drive a bike during which she crashed into a cab and it left a scar over her eyebrow. In 2015, Melissa suffered a terrible eye injury that caused a tear in her iris. It compromised her vision and caused her pupil to become of unequal size. Originally, she told that her injury caused due to her crashing into a plant, but later she revealed that her injury happened due to when her then partner threw an iPhone at her which hit her eye. She credits undergoing the EMDR therapy which helped her move past the trauma of her previous relationship.
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