Chyler Leigh Potts was born on the 10th April 1982, in Charlotte, North Carolina USA, and is an actress, who is probably best known for starring as Janey Briggs in the film “Not Another Teen Movie” (2001), playing Dr. Lexie Gray in the ABC medical drama series “Grey’s Anatomy” (2007-2012), and as Alex Danvers in the CBS/CW fantasy drama series “Supergirl” (2015-present). She is also recognized as a model. Her career has been active since 1996.
So, have you ever wondered how rich Chyler Leigh is, as of late 2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that the total size of Chyler’s net worth is over $5 million, accumulated through her successful career in the entertainment industry as an actress, with another source being career in modeling.
Chyler Leigh Net Worth $5 Million
Chyler Leigh was born to Robert Potts and Yvonne Norton, and grew up with her older brother in Virginia Beach, Virginia, where her parents launched a family business; her brother is Christopher Khayman Lee, known in the media as an actor. When she was eight years old, the business went bankrupt, and four years later her parents divorced, so she moved with her mother to Miami, Florida. When she was in eight grade, Chyler began taking steps towards her modeling career, starring in a number of local television advertising commercials, as well as appearing in the teen news show “Hall Pass”. Thanks to her talents, she soon moved with her mother to Los Angeles, California, to pursue a career in acting, but meantime passing the California High School Proficiency Exam when she was 16 years old.
Chyler’s professional acting career began in 1997, when she made her debut in the film “Kickboxing Academy”, starring alongside her brother, which was followed by the role of Jamie Martin in the TV series “Safe Harbor” (1999), created by Brenda Hampton. In the following years, she guest-starred in several TV series, including “Saving Graces” (1999), “M.Y.O.B.” (2000), and “7th Heaven” in the same year. All of these appearances added a considerable amount to her net worth.
She continued to line up success after success, appearing in the lead role of Janey Briggs in the 2001 film “Not Another Teen Movie”, directed by Joel Gallen. In 2002, she earned two big roles in the TV series “That ’80s Show” playing punk rocker June Tuesday, and in “Girls Club” as lawyer Sarah Mickle. During the next year, she began to appear regularly as Claire Wyatt in the ABC drama series “The Practice”, until the end of the second season, when filming was stopped due to budget problems. This was followed by portraying Carla Noll in “Reunion” from 2005 to 2006, increasing further her net worth.
Chyler’s next notable role was as Dr. Lexie Gray in the TV series “Grey’s Anatomy” (2007-2012) on the ABC channel, starring alongside such actors as Ellen Pompeo, Justin Chambers, and Chandra Wilson, among others.Meantime,, she also appeared in the films “The 19th Wife” (2010), and “Brake” in 2012, all of which contributed to her net worth.
Most recently, she starred in the role of Sloan Van Doren in the TV film “Window Wonderland” (2013), as Detective Caitlyn Sullivan in the TV series “Taxi Brooklyn” (2014), and she is currently appearing in the role of Alex Danvers in the TV series “Supergirl” (2015-present). Her net worth is certainly rising.
Speaking about her personal life, Chyler Leigh has been married to actor Nathan West since 2002; the couple has three children together. In free time, she collaborates with various charity organizations, such as The Thirst Project.
Portrayed the sister of the title character in Grey's Anatomy (2005), who died after an airplane crash. In Supergirl (2015) she is again the sister of the title character and, in the Pilot, is saved by her from perishing in an airplane crash.
After only two episodes of Girls Club (2002) had aired, Leigh received a personal phone call from David E. Kelley informing her of the show's cancellation and his desire to bring her forward to his already established series The Practice (1997). With only a matter of weeks between shows, Leigh was at work on the set of ABC's The Practice (1997) as a new series regular. [February 2003]
Her name is pronounced "kai-ler lee".
The actual proposal of Nathan West to Chyler Leigh was filmed and is an "Easter Egg" hidden on the DVD of Not Another Teen Movie.
Has a huge sprawling tattoo located on her lower back. The design is some type of artsy cosmic inspired masterpiece, which includes two creatures, stars and a night sky background.
Chyler and her husband welcomed their second daughter, Anniston Kae, on May 7, 2009, seven days after wrapping the fifth season of Grey's Anatomy. Anniston Kae is their third child.
Expecting her third child, although the pregnancy will not be written into her "Grey's Anatomy" storyline. (People magazine, 29 December 2008).
Ranked #41 in Stuff magazine's "102 Sexiest Women in the World" (2002).
Has a son, Noah Wilde, born in December 2003 and a daughter Taelyn Leigh born in September 2006.
At only 23 years old, she has already been a part of nine different TV series.
The "Stuff" magazine cover she did with Mia Kirshner was the first time that magazine ever featured multiple people on the cover.