Who Is Max Thieriot? His Wife, Age, Height, Net Worth, Is He Gay?

Max Thieriot is an award-winning actor who also banks as a director in the American movie industry. He has been plying his trade in the industry since 2004 when he made his debut appearance on the big screen, alongside movie elites Corbin Blue and Kristen Stewart, in the adventure film, Catch That Kid. Interestingly, before breaking into the international scene, Thieriot worked for San Francisco, California-based clothing and accessories retailer, GAP, after which he decided to fully pursue a career in acting.

Ever since he launched his career, Max has featured in several movies and television series, for which he bagged two nominations (The Stinkers Bad Movie Award for Worst Performance by a Child and Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film – Supporting Young Actor for his role in the family comedy series, The Pacifiers) and one award – Young Artist Award Best Performance in a Feature Film – Young Ensemble Cast for the 2008 comedy-drama, Kit Kittredge: An American Girl.

Some of his movie/television credits include mystery comedy Nancy Drew (2007), Jumper (2008), My Soul to Take (2010), Chloe (2010), Disconnect (2012), House at the End of the Street (2012), Point Break (2015), and several others. Since 2017, Max Thieriot has been playing the role of Clay Spenser in the drama series, SEAL Team. You’ll get to know more about the actor’s role in the series on the commercial broadcast television network, CBS.

Who Is Max Thieriot? (Bio & Age)

Max Thieriot was born as the middle child of Bridgit Ann and George Cameron Thieriot who named him Maximillion Drake Thieriot after his birth, in Los Altos, California. He was born on October 14, 1988. The Catch That Kid star is an American national and of the multi-racial ethnicity of Dutch Jewish, Iris, English, German, and Norwegian.

He was raised in Occidental, in Sonoma County, California, alongside his older sister Frances Cameron and younger brother Adian Cameron. Frances is married to Metairie, Louisiana-born former Philadelphia Phillies baseball pitcher Michael Stutes. Max spent his middle school period at Sonoma Country Day School in Santa Rosa, in California, and later proceeded to El Molino High School in Forestville, California, where he completed his high school education in 2006.

Interestingly, he is one of Hollywood’s celebrities with famous ancestors. His great-great-grandfather Michael H. de Young and his brother Charles de Young are the original founders of the San Francisco Chronicle which they launched as The Daily Dramatic Chronicle in the year 1865 while Richard and Charles, Michael H. de Young’s relatives served as publishers and editors of the paper. The actor’s paternal grandparents, Ferdinand Melly Thieriot and Frances Harrison (née Dade) died on July 26, 1956, when the SS Andrea Doria ocean liner capsized and sank after colliding with the MS Stockholm ship. Other celebrities whose forefathers were famous include Hilary Duff, Paris Hilton, Johnny Depp, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Tom Hanks, and Brooke Shields.

Does Max Theriot Have A Wife Or Is He Gay?

It is a known fact that people love gossipping about the sexuality of celebrities and Max Theriot is no exception. Questions surrounding the actor’s sexual orientation have always been a subject of interest to the public, especially his fans. Wikiace can establish that the Los Altos-born director/actor is not gay. For what’s worth, Max is not gay but happily married to his longtime girlfriend Alexis Murphy.

The sweethearts first met as teenagers in the Caribbean, got engaged in 2012, and eventually sealed their love in the presence of their family members and loved ones in Lake Tahoe, California, on 1st June 2013. Alexis and Thieriot are parents to two adorable sons named Beaux Thieriot (born December 2015) and Maximus Thieriot (born January 21, 2018).

What’s His Net Worth?

No doubt, celebrity and wealth go together. It is very safe to say that Max Thieriot has lived up to expectations, career-wise. He boasts a celebrity net worth estimated to be $2 million, this stemmed from his career in the movie industry and wine business. The actor jointly owns vineyards with his childhood friends, Myles Lawrence-Briggs and Christopher Strieter in Occidental, from where they distribute wine via their label called Senses.


The actor’s height is measured to be 1.8 meters, which is the same as 5′ 9″ in feet. However, his weight and other body measurements are difficult to come by but we can assure you he looks fit and has an athletic build.

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