Chad Michael Murray Net Worth, Money and More

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NET WORTH: $ 12 MILLION

Chad Michael Murray.

Chad Michael Murray.

Chad Michael Murray is an American Actor and Fashion model. He was born on 24 August 1981, in Buffalo, New York. He rose to fame after portraying the role of Lucas Scott in One Tree Hill. He has acted in many successful movies such as- Freaky Friday, The Cinderella story and Christmas Cupid.

EARLY LIFE AND CAREER

Murray was born in Buffalo, New York. He is the son of an Air-traffic controller. His mother abandoned him at a very young age; It was one of the reasons why he accepted the role of Lucas Scott. Murray attended the Clarence high school in Clarence, New York. As a teen, he was a fan of literature and football. He was jumped by 3 guys when he was 18; that caused him a broken nose. Many speculations were raised regarding the fact that Murray underwent a nose job. He, however, clarified it and explained the whole jumping incident.

Murray moved to Hollywood at the meagre age of 18. He became a fashion model for clients such as Hilfiger, Gucci and Sketchers. He played a few guest roles in Television series such as Crime Scene Investigation and diagnosis: murder. In 1999, Murray was casted as  Tristan DuGrey on Gilmore Girls. He appeared in a few Television films after that. In2003, Murray appeared in the Walt Disney Pictures feature film, Freaky Friday. The film received god reviews from the critics and was a box-office success. Later, he appeared in the Television film ‘The Lone Ranger’. After that, Murray was casted as ‘Lucas Scott’ in One tree Hill. The show became massively successful and Murray became a star. The final episode of the first season had hit 4.50 Million viewers. Murray won numerous awards for his portrayal of Lucas Scott’s character. In 2004, he starred in The Cinderella Story alongside Hilary Duff. This film received negative reviews but was a box-office success. In 2005, he starred in House of Wax. The film was a massive b0x-office success. Murray won a Teen choice award for his performance. In 209, it was announced that Murray would not return to One tree Hill for its seventh season. In 2010, Murray appeared in an Alicia Keys single. He starred in the movie, Christmas cupid with Ashley Benson and Christina Milian. In 2011, he re-appeared in One Tree Hill as Lucas Scott. He also released a novel ‘Everlast’ in the same year. In 2013, he appeared in the film Fruitvale Station, based on the life of Oscar Grant.

PERSONAL LIFE

Chad and Sophia at their marriage.

Chad and Sophia at their wedding.

He proposed to his On Tree Hill co-star Sophia Bush(Brooke Davis) in 2004. The couple got married in 2005 and filed for a divorce after 5 months of marriage. He got engaged to Kenzie Dalton in 2006. The couple separated after 7 years in 2013. He’s been dating Nicky Whelan since then.

RICHNESS

Chad Murray used to live here with Sophia Bush.

Chad Murray used to live here with Sophia Bush.

Chad Murray has a net worth of $ 12 Million. He has appeared in many successful movies such as Freaky Friday. The role of Lucas Scott in One Tree Hill made him a millionaire. He has, ever since, acted in many TV shows and movies. He’s been a fan favorite and has appeared on the over page of many magazines.

AWARDS AND ACCOLADES

Year Award Result Nominated
2004 Teen Choice Awards Choice Breakout Movie Star – Male Won A Cinderella Story
2004 Teen Choice Awards Choice Breakout TV Star – Male Won One Tree Hill
2004 Teen Choice Awards Choice TV Actor: Drama/Action/Adventure Nominated One Tree Hill
2005 Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie Actor: Action/Adventure/Thriller Won House of Wax
2005 Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie Rumble (with Elisha Cuthbert and Brian Van Holt) Nominated House of Wax
2005 Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie Chemistry (with Hilary Duff) Nominated A Cinderella Story
2005 Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie Liplock (with Hilary Duff) Nominated A Cinderella Story
2005 Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie Love Scene (with Hilary Duff) Nominated A Cinderella Story
2005 Teen Choice Awards Choice TV Actor: Drama Nominated One Tree Hill
2005 Teen Choice Awards Choice TV Chemistry (with James Lafferty) Nominated One Tree Hill
2006 Teen Choice Awards Choice TV Actor: Drama/Action/Adventure Nominated One Tree Hill
2006 Prism Award Best Performance in a Drama Series Storyline Nominated One Tree Hill
2008 Teen Choice Awards Choice TV Actor: Drama Won One Tree Hill

FAMOUS QUOTES BY MURRAY

“I want to get to a point in my career where I can be a role model. A good one. I want to say, ‘I got here without drugs, and I got here without drinking or smoking. If I can do it, you can do it. I have no doubt.’ I really want kids to have a chance in life. “
“Imagine 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. “
“Sophomore year, I got hit in the stomach playing football, and I was out of school for four months. I was in the hospital for two and then out of school for two. “
“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.”

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