Chad Michael Murray Wiki: 5 Facts To Know About Sophia Bush's Husband

If you have ever had a crush on the very handsome Sophia Bush's husband, Chad Michael Murray, then you must read these five facts about him.

Chad Michael Murray Wiki: 5 Facts To Know About Sophia Bush's Husband

Contents

  1. Who is Chad Michael Murray?
  2. Career of the actor
  3. Husband of Sophia Bush
  4. After separation from Sophia Bush
  5. Chad Michael Murray's net worth
  6. Five facts about Sophia Bush's husband

Who is Chad Michael Murray?

Chad Michael Murray is an American actor who has been gifted with really good looks. Over the years, he has garnered a huge fan following and is rated to be one of the most crushable actors. So what is it that makes his so special and likeable amongst his fans? The actor has a distinct personal style and a hard to ignore charm. His chocolate boy good looks during his teenage years have only matured into making him one of the best-looking actors in Hollywood. Let’s know all about his childhood, early life, career and personal life. Chad Michael Murray was born on August 24th, 1981. He is an American actor, spokesperson, writer and also a former fashion model. He is best known for portraying Lucas Scott in The WB/CW drama series, 'One Tree Hill' aired from 2003 to 2009, and also for his portrayal of war veteran and SSR agent, Jack Thompson, in the Marvel/ABC series 'Agent Carter'. Murray has had lead roles in the films, Freaky Friday (2003), A Cinderella Story (2004), Gilmore Girls, and House of Wax (2005). Murray became quite popular among teenagers and young adults in the early 2000's, and was featured on the covers of several magazines, including People, Vanity Fair and Entertainment Weekly. Born in Buffalo, New York to father Rex Murray, who was an air traffic controller, he was abandoned by his mother at a very young age. His mother's abandonment had hurt him badly during his childhood and growing up he had a tough time dealing with it. His abandonment issue was the main reason he took the role of Lucas Scott. He revealed in an interview later, that he thought doing so would help him get over his tragic past. Murray has three brothers, one sister, one half-brother, one step-sister, and one step-brother. Murray studied at the Clarence High School in Clarence, New York. He was interested in literature, and was also heavily involved in playing football.

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Career of the actor

In 1999, Murray moved to Hollywood to begin his career. Initially, he had to support himself by modeling for clients such as Skechers, Tommy Hilfiger and Gucci. He got his debut role as that of a rich brat, Tristan DuGrey, on 'Gilmore Girls'. His role was one of the main characters in the first season of the series, 'Gilmore Girls' and then he came in a recurring role in the same character. 'Gilmore Girls' is an American comedy-drama television series, created by Amy Sherman-Palladino. He next featured in numerous guest starring television roles, including an episode of 'Undressed' and also in an episode of 'Diagnosis: Murder'. Murray played the part of Charlie Todd on the popular television series 'Dawson's Creek' in 2001. In 2003, his work in television film, 'Aftermath: A Long Way Home' was critically acclaimed. Murray then appeared in the Walt Disney Pictures feature film, 'Freaky Friday' alongwith co-stars Lindsay Lohan and Jamie Lee Curtis. 'Freaky Friday' did very well at the box office. 'Freaky Friday' is a 2003 American fantasy comedy film directed by Mark Waters Murray also featured in the television film 'The Lone Ranger' where he appeared in the role of Luke Hartman. Later in the year of 2003, Murray won the main role of Lucas Scott in the popular WB television series, 'One Tree Hill'. The series soon became the channel's biggest hit with more than 4.50 million viewers on the first season's finale. Till today, he is known for his work on 'One Tree Hill'. The series won Murray numerous awards, including two Teen Choice Awards, and spawned a book series. This was the start of his mainstream fame and media exposure, and Murray soon became a spokesperson for several high-profile deals. He and his One Tree Hill co-stars were the brand ambassadors for MasterCard and K-Mart. They endorsed Cingular Wireless and the Chevy Cobalt too. Murray was voted as one of "TV's Sexiest Guys" in People magazine. In 2004, Murray appeared in the romantic comedy 'A Cinderella Story' with Hilary Duff. Although 'A Cinderella Story' got some negative reviews, it became a moderate box office success, earning $70.1 million worldwide. The film, 'A Cinderella Story' led to his 2005 Teen Choice Awards wins in numerous categories. Later that year, Murray also appeared on the cover of Teen People magazine. By this time, his career has reached its peak and he was the most sought out actor. In 2005, Murray appeared in the movie, 'House of Wax'. 'House of Wax' is a 2005 American-Australian horror film directed by Jaume Collet-Serra. Although, most film critics gave 'House of Wax' negative reviews, it earned over $68,766,121 worldwide and did moderately well. 'House of Wax' led to Murray receiving the 2005 Teen Choice Awards win category again for "Choice Movie Actor: Action/Adventure/Thriller". He later appeared briefly in the Iraq War drama, 'Home of the Brave' in 2006. In May 2009, it was announced that Murray would not be returning to 'One Tree Hill' for its seventh season. In 2010, Murray played the part of Alicia Keys's love interest in her music video for "Un-Thinkable (I'm Ready)". Then he played the role of Ethan McAllister in Lifetime's TV movie 'Lies in Plain Sight'. Murray also featured in 'Christmas Cupid' with Ashley Benson and Christina Milian. In 2011, The CW finally announced, much to the delight of the fans, that Murray would return for a guest appearance as Lucas Scott in the final season of 'One Tree Hill'. The finale episode aired on February 22, 2012. In 2013, Murray featured in Fruitvale Station, which was a film centered on the last day of Oscar Grant, who was killed by a police officer at a BART station. The film won two big awards at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. In August 2014, Murray was cast in a featured role as Agent Jack Thompson in the television series, 'Agent Carter'. The series has returned for the second season. Murray authored a novel in September 2011, titled 'Everlast'. In 2017, he released 'American Drifter: An Exhilarating Tale of Love and Murder', which he had coauthored with Heather Graham. The romantic-thriller novel was inspired by a dream.

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Husband of Sophia Bush

Murray got engaged to his co-star from 'One Tree Hill', Sophia Bush in May 2004, and they later married on April 16, 2005 in Santa Monica, California. But the marriage did not last long and only after a short period, they announced their separation in September 2005, after five months of marriage. They had a lot of fights. In February 2006, Bush filed a case against him for an annulment, citing fraud. Although Bush's petition was denied, Bush and Murray were granted a divorce in December 2006.

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After separation from Sophia Bush

Chad Michael Murray is an American actor who has been gifted with really good looks. Over the years, he has garnered a huge fan following and is rated to be one of the most crushable actors. So what is it that makes his so special and likeable amongst his fans? The actor has a distinct personal style and a hard to ignore charm. His chocolate boy good looks during his teenage years have only matured into making him one of the best-looking actors in Hollywood. Let’s know all about his childhood, early life, career and personal life. Chad Michael Murray was born on August 24th, 1981. He is an American actor, spokesperson, writer and also a former fashion model. He is best known for portraying Lucas Scott in The WB/CW drama series, 'One Tree Hill' aired from 2003 to 2009, and also for his portrayal of war veteran and SSR agent, Jack Thompson, in the Marvel/ABC series 'Agent Carter'. Murray has had lead roles in the films, Freaky Friday (2003), A Cinderella Story (2004), Gilmore Girls, and House of Wax (2005). Murray became quite popular among teenagers and young adults in the early 2000's, and was featured on the covers of several magazines, including People, Vanity Fair and Entertainment Weekly. Born in Buffalo, New York to father Rex Murray, who was an air traffic controller, he was abandoned by his mother at a very young age. His mother's abandonment had hurt him badly during his childhood and growing up he had a tough time dealing with it. His abandonment issue was the main reason he took the role of Lucas Scott. He revealed in an interview later, that he thought doing so would help him get over his tragic past. Murray has three brothers, one sister, one half-brother, one step-sister, and one step-brother. Murray studied at the Clarence High School in Clarence, New York. He was interested in literature, and was also heavily involved in playing football.

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Chad Michael Murray's net worth

Chad Michael Murray is a rich man. He has amassed a net worth of $12 million dollars. His wife, Sophia Bush has a net worth of $9 million dollars. The net worth of his current wife, Sarah Roemer is under review.

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Five facts about Sophia Bush's husband

For all the fans of Chad Michael Murray, below mentioned are some less known facts about the actor which might interest you: 1. In his late teens, he had once broken his nose. This later came up during his career that he had received a nose job. Murray clarified in an interview in 2004, "I got jumped in a Burger King when I was 18 and had my nose put on the other side of my face. It was three guys - what the hell was I supposed to do? The doctors didn't even bother running X-rays. They just reset it. But it wasn't a nose job - I hate the fact that people say it was a nose job!" 2. Murray had had a very sad childhood. Murray has said that he had suffered being teased for his clothes. He revealed in an interview, that he was a target for bullies because of the clothes he wore. His dad brought him and his other four siblings as a solo parent and money was always tight. By the time he was thirteen, he started working as a janitor in a doughnut shop to earn his own spending money. 3. In the initial days of his struggle, he had to survive on cereal and fast food. Money was tight and he was still looking for work. 4. He regards his father as his role model. In an interview he said, “The fact that he worked full-time and got dinner on the table every night is an amazing thing," he asserted." Having him as a role model makes you realize you've got to work for what you want." 5. Murray plans to open up a restaurant in life someday. He has his signature dish of pepperoni and bacon. He wants to slow down in life someday and take out the stress from life. He sure has humble ambitions.

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