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Chyler Leigh West is an American actress known for her role in the film 'Kickboxing Academy'

InformationDetail
BirthdayApril 10, 1982
NationalityAmerican
FamousFashion, Models, Actresses
City/StateNorth Carolina
SpousesNathan West (m. 2002)
SiblingsChristopher Khayman Lee
Known asChyler Leigh West
Childrens Anniston Kae West, Noah Wilde West, Taelyn Leigh West
Birth PlaceCharlotte, North Carolina, United States
Height168cm
GenderFemale
FatherRobert Potts
MotherYvonne Norton
Net Worth$5 Million as of Sep 3,2017
Sun SignAries
Born inCharlotte, North Carolina, United States
Famous asActress
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Who is Chyler Leigh?

Chyler Leigh West is an American actress, singer and model. She began her career with a main role in the film 'Kickboxing Academy'. Two years later, she started appearing in the series 'Safe Harbor' in one of the main roles. She later gained prominence for her role in 'That '80s Show', a comedy series revolving around the lives of a group of friends. Her fame continued to grow after her appearance in the TV series 'Grey's Anatomy'. The series earned huge popularity, winning the 'Golden Globe Award' for the Best Drama Television Series. It earned two Emmy nominations as well. She has also appeared in several films in her career, such as the TV movie 'The 19th Wife', where she played the lead role, and the thriller film 'Brake'. She has been playing a main role in the TV series 'Supergirl', based on the DC Comics superhero of the same name. The series has been praised by critics and has also won several awards including two Saturn awards. During the early years of her career, Leigh suffered from drug abuse. Later, she attended a Christian church service with a friend, which helped her recover.

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Childhood & Early Life

Chyler Leigh was born in Charlotte, North Carolina on 10th April 1982. Her mother's name is Yvonne Norton and her father is Robert Potts. Her parents ran a weight-loss business in Virginia Beach, Virginia, where Leigh grew up. Her parents divorced when she was twelve, after which Leigh along with her brother and mother moved to Miami. Shortly after, her mother got remarried to her first husband.

She started modeling when she was in eighth grade. She also started appearing in television commercials and acted in a teen news show 'Hall Pass'. Later, she moved to Los Angeles with her mother in order to pursue an acting career.

Career

Chyler Leigh made her film debut in 1997 with a main role in 'Kickboxing Academy'. She also started appearing as a host on TV shows. In 2001, she found success playing the lead role in the teen comedy film 'Not Another Teen Movie'. The film did well commercially, earning more than four times its budget. However it received negative reviews.

The following year, she played a lawyer in the TV series 'Girls Club'. The show fared poorly, receiving low ratings. It aired for only one season. The same year, she also played a main role in the series 'That '80s Show'.

In 2003, she appeared in a role in the TV series 'The Practice,' which had been airing from 1997. The series won multiple Golden Globe awards as well as several Emmy awards.

In late 2005, she appeared in the drama series 'Reunion' playing a main role. The series was cancelled after just nine episodes due to low ratings. From 2007 to 2012, she played an important role in the TV series 'Grey's Anatomy'. The show earned huge popularity, also winning four Emmy awards.

In 2010, she was seen in a lead role in the film 'The 19th Wife'. It was an adaptation of a novel of the same name by David Ebershoff. She next played a main role in the 2012 American thriller film 'Brake'.

In 2014, she played the lead role in 'Taxi Brooklyn' a TV series, where she played a police detective. The following year, she was seen in the TV series 'Supergirl'. The series, which has been airing since 2015, has earned a lot of popularity. It has won several awards as well.

Major Works

One of the important works of Chyler Leigh's career is her work in the TV series 'Grey's Anatomy'. The show is about the lives of surgical interns, residents, and attending physicians. The show has been running from 2005 and is one of the highest rated shows in the United States. It has won four Emmy Awards and also a Golden Globe Award.

Leigh is known for her role in the superhero TV series 'Supergirl' which has been airing from 2015. The show revolves around the female superhero 'Supergirl' who is a cousin of the famed D.C. comics superhero 'Superman'. The series has received positive reviews from critics. It has won several awards as well.

Awards & Achievements

Chyler Leigh’s work in the TV series 'Safe Harbor' got her nominated (with the rest of the cast) for a Young Artist Award for 'Best Performance in a TV Series by Young Ensemble'.

Leigh won a 'Young Hollywood Award' in 2002 for New Exciting Female Face.

She (and the rest of the cast) was nominated for a 'Screen Actors Guild Award' for 'Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series' for her work in 'Grey's Anatomy'.

Personal Life

Chyler Leigh married actor Nathan West in July 2002. The couple has a son named Noah and two daughters named Taelyn and Anniston. She lives with her family in Los Angeles.

She had suffered from drug addiction during the early years of her career. She broke free from her addiction after she attended a Christian church service with a friend.

Trivia

She had co-produced the 2012 film ‘Brake’.

She is a devout Christian.

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Chyler Leigh biography timelines

  • // 10th Apr 1982
    Chyler Leigh was born in Charlotte, North Carolina on 10th April 1982. Her mother's name is Yvonne Norton and her father is Robert Potts. Her parents ran a weight-loss business in Virginia Beach, Virginia, where Leigh grew up. Her parents divorced when she was twelve, after which Leigh along with her brother and mother moved to Miami. Shortly after, her mother got remarried to her first husband.
  • // 1997 To 2001
    Chyler Leigh made her film debut in 1997 with a main role in 'Kickboxing Academy'. She also started appearing as a host on TV shows. In 2001, she found success playing the lead role in the teen comedy film 'Not Another Teen Movie'. The film did well commercially, earning more than four times its budget. However it received negative reviews.
  • // 1997 To 2003
    In 2003, she appeared in a role in the TV series 'The Practice,' which had been airing from 1997. The series won multiple Golden Globe awards as well as several Emmy awards.
  • // 2002
    Leigh won a 'Young Hollywood Award' in 2002 for New Exciting Female Face.
  • // Jul 2002
    Chyler Leigh married actor Nathan West in July 2002. The couple has a son named Noah and two daughters named Taelyn and Anniston. She lives with her family in Los Angeles.
  • // 2005
    One of the important works of Chyler Leigh's career is her work in the TV series 'Grey's Anatomy'. The show is about the lives of surgical interns, residents, and attending physicians. The show has been running from 2005 and is one of the highest rated shows in the United States. It has won four Emmy Awards and also a Golden Globe Award.
  • // 2010 To 2012
    In 2010, she was seen in a lead role in the film 'The 19th Wife'. It was an adaptation of a novel of the same name by David Ebershoff. She next played a main role in the 2012 American thriller film 'Brake'.
  • // 2012
    She had co-produced the 2012 film ‘Brake’.
  • // 2014 To 2015
    In 2014, she played the lead role in 'Taxi Brooklyn' a TV series, where she played a police detective. The following year, she was seen in the TV series 'Supergirl'. The series, which has been airing since 2015, has earned a lot of popularity. It has won several awards as well.
  • // 2015
    Leigh is known for her role in the superhero TV series 'Supergirl' which has been airing from 2015. The show revolves around the female superhero 'Supergirl' who is a cousin of the famed D.C. comics superhero 'Superman'. The series has received positive reviews from critics. It has won several awards as well.

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Chyler Leigh's FAQ

  • What is Chyler Leigh birthday?

    Chyler Leigh was born at 1982-04-10

  • Where is Chyler Leigh's birth place?

    Chyler Leigh was born in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

  • What is Chyler Leigh nationalities?

    Chyler Leigh's nationalities is American

  • Who is Chyler Leigh spouses?

    Chyler Leigh's spouses is Nathan West (m. 2002)

  • Who is Chyler Leigh siblings?

    Chyler Leigh's siblings is Christopher Khayman Lee

  • Who is Chyler Leigh childrens?

    Chyler Leigh's childrens is Anniston Kae West, Noah Wilde West, Taelyn Leigh West

  • How tall is Chyler Leigh?

    Chyler Leigh's height is 168

  • Who is Chyler Leigh's father?

    Chyler Leigh's father is Robert Potts

  • Who is Chyler Leigh's mother?

    Chyler Leigh's mother is Yvonne Norton

  • What is Chyler Leigh's sun sign?

    Chyler Leigh is Aries

  • How famous is Chyler Leigh?

    Chyler Leigh is famouse as Actress

  • What is Chyler Leigh's twitter?

    Chyler Leigh's twitter is https://twitter.com/chy_leigh

  • What is Chyler Leigh's instagram?

    Chyler Leigh's instagram is https://www.instagram.com/chy_leigh/