Melissa Benoist has become a household name, thanks to her hit show “Supergirl.” However, even before the success of this CW shot, Melissa Benoist was making waves with her appearances in ovies like “Whiplash” as well as her appearances in shows like “Homeland” and “The Good Wife.”
So given that Melissa Benoist is the star of her own show but hasn’t quite gained leading lady status in the film industry, how much wealth has she accumulated and what is Melissa Benoist net worth?
Melissa Benoist Career
Melissa Benoist is from Colorado and has two sisters.
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In 2008, her career started in the film “Tennessee,” as a singer. She auditioned for Glee in May 2012. She sang different songs for each of her five auditions including Regina Spektor’s “Fidelity”, Sara Barielles’ “King of Anything, a Colbie Caillat song and a few musical theatre pieces. Two screen tests were done in California for series creator, Ryan Murphy, the executive producers and the casting directors. For the opening of 2013 Kid’s Choice Awards, Benoist appeared together with Darren Criss and Josh Duhamel.
Melissa Benoist became an ambassador for a Coca Cola product and travelled to Manila, Philippines in June 2013 to endorse it. In the same year, she and her husband held a successful Kickstarter campaign to fund their movie, Juvenile. In 2014, Benoist played the role of Nicole in Whiplash. This film won the Grand Jury and Audience awards at the same year’s Sundance Film Festival. She was also cast as Marcia in The Longest Ride, a Nicolas Sparks’ film adaptation.
Benoist played the role of Kara Zor-El in the adventure series, Supergirl. In October 2015, this premiered on CBS and was moved to The CW on its second season. She presented during the 42nd People’s Choice Awards on January 6, 2016 and at the 73rd Golden Globe Awards on January 10, 2016. Benoist was later cast as Katherine Russell in Patriots Day. In May 2017, she played the role of Rachel Koresh in Paramount Network’s Waco.
Melissa Benoist Net Worth
So what is Melissa Benoist net worth? Given that Melissa Benoist has major role in current networth hit but hasn’t yet gained leading lady status on films, we estimate that Melissa Benoist net worth is in the ballpark of $2-$3 million.