Charisma Carpenter is an American actress who many have come to know and really love, thanks to her role in the TV series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Although she has not been the most active in Hollywood of late, she has still managed to have her name among those that many would if not never forget, almost always come to remember for a good number of movies. Here are things about her that you may want to know.
Charisma Carpenter – Biography and Age
Of Spanish, French, and German descent, Charisma Carpenter was born on July 23, 1970, in Las Vegas, Nevada where she was raised as the youngest in the family of three children by her father who was a salesperson, and her mother who was a bird sanctuary worker. She grew up alongside her two brothers. By the time she was 15, her family moved to Mexico.
For her education, Carpenter began her high school at the Bishop Gorman High School before she left to continue at Bonita Vista High School, and then as a result of the fact that she always loved arts and performance, she moved to the Chula Vista School of the Creative and Performing Arts.
She started with working on a number of commercials before she got her first role as an actress on Baywatch. Shortly after that, she got another role when she was brought in for Malibu Shores. What may remain her most significant works is when she got to play Cordelia Chase in the TV Vampire Slayer series. She went on to act in shows including Charmed, Veronica Mars, The Lying Game, and Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders. She has also taken a part in quite a number of movies such as What Boys Like, House of bones, Psychosis, the two parts of The Expendables, Heaven’s Door, and Bound.
Although as pointed out, she has not been very active, of late, she has been a part of movies including The Griddle House, Pony with a Broken Wing, and Mail Order Monster which are all in the post-production stages. Her most recent works include Mommy’s Secret (2016), Lucifer (2016), and Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders (2017). The actress is set to appear in Felo De Se.
Beyond her movies, she has also appeared on the covers of various magazines including Playboy on which she went topless.
Husband and Relationships
In the late 1990s, Carpenter got into a relationship with Damian Hardy. By 2002, the beautiful actress and her hotel bellman and supervisor lover got married after signing a prenup. By March 2003, the union was already blessed with a son, Donovan Charles Hardy. Unfortunately, the marriage went on to crash in 2008 when she moved for and got a divorce, citing irreconcilable differences.
Even though the divorce was not the most peaceful in the legal sense, Carpenter and Damian Hardy were given joint custody of Donovan Charles Hardy. More so, she is made to pay her ex-husband for his legal fees and some monthly allowances in child support.
After they stopped being an item, Carpenter went on to begin a relationship with singer, Michael Rossi. The relationship began in 2012 and since then, although they are yet to tie the knot, the two have remained close. That stated, there is hardly any sign that The Public Trust lead singer and Carpenter are going to change anything about their long-term relationship.
Charisma Carpenter Net Worth
Even as she may not be worth the world, the former Buffy the Vampire Slayer star is doing rather very well for herself, especially when it comes to her net worth. The actress has a worth that is netting $4 million. She has made her wealth mostly from her acting career which has been going on since 1994 and has seen her take part in many movies and TV shows that are great.
Height and Body Measurements
A very attractive woman with quite some unique charisma, Charisma Carpenter is slim and has a very good bodybuild which is more banana than hourglass. She has a height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m) and body weight of 57 kg (125 lbs).
Also, she wears a bra size of 34C and her shoe size is 8 (US) while her dress size is 2. The general body measurements of the actress are 37-24-35 inches (94-61-89 cm) for her Breasts-Waist-Hips measurements.