Chris O’Dowd is an Irish actor and writer best known for playing Roy in The IT Crowd as well as his appearances in movies such as Festival and The Boat that Rocked.

The handsome Irish actor, Chris O’Dowd has become quite a fixture in the American entertainment industry. The star of British comedy series, The IT Crowd, made his breakthrough in American cinema with 2011’s hit comedy Bridesmaids. Since then, he has gone on to land roles in other movies like the rom-com Friends with Kids, Judd Apatow’s This is 40, and the critically acclaimed Irish drama, Calvary.

Chris even played football for his county at Under-16, Minor, and Under-21 levels. The highlight of his GAA career was Roscommon goalkeeper in the 1997 Connacht Minor final against Mayo. Although most of the Americans know little about the sport, it didn’t stop Moone Boy actor Chris describing it in detail.

Many are keen to know how is Chris O’Dowd married life. More importantly, who is Chris O’Dowd wife? Also, find out the figure of Chris O’Dowd net worth. Without further ado, let’s have an insight of Chris O’Dowd wiki, bio, wife, children, net worth, age, height, parents, and family.

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Chris O’Dowd Married Life: Wife and Children

Chris O’Dowd has emerged as an international personality with his acclaimed roles in movies, television, and stage. He is renowned for his comic characters, but his other parts have also begun to receive widespread praise. But what about Chris O’Dowd married life?

Chris O’Dowd married a Scottish writer, director as well as a television presenter, Dawn Porter in the year 2012. After their marriage, Dawn changed her surname to O’Porter.

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Caption: Chris O’Dowd with his wife, Dawn O’Porter. Photo Credit:

The later-to-be husband and wife met first time at Dawn’s 30th birthday, eight years ago. They got married at a typically elegant venue, London’s 33 Portland Place, in the year 2012.

On their first meeting, Dawn told The Belfast Telegraph two years ago:

‘I just fancied him. He’s just a gorgeous guy. I feel absolutely adored by him.’

They welcomed their first baby son, Art O’Porter, in January 2015. Dawn says that being a working mum has given her the motivation to achieve more than ever. On 1st July 2017, she again gave birth to their second son named Valentine.

As of now, Chris is living a blissful married life with his wife and children without any rumors of divorce, separation or any disputes.

Chris O’Dowd Professional Career 

After the training from London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, Chris went on to land some minor roles in Red Cap as Bertie Maddox and in Festival as Tommy O’Dowyer. He even succeeded in securing the part in the new sitcom The IT Crowd and went on to film four series of the show running from the year 2006 to 2010.

Chris even portrayed the character of Roy and came into the spotlight. He then went to appear in movies like Hotel Very Welcome, How To Lose Friends and Alienate People, Hippie Hippie Shake Shake, Dinner for Schmunks, and a remake of Gulliver’s Travels.

Chris co-starred in the 2009 radio station based series FM, as DJ Lindsay Carol. He also has made appearances on the quiz panel show, Never Mind the Buzzcocks. He also appeared in the David Eldridge play Under The Blue Sky at the Duke of York’s Theatre, London.

Chris also makes an appearance on Irish television and can be seen in RTE medical drama The Clinic as Brendan Davenport and in Showbands IIas Mervin Mooney.

Chris O’Dowd Net worth

Through all those hard work and dedication, Chris has a successful professional career from where he earned an impressive sum of amount. But what’s the figure of Chris O’Dowd net worth?

As of 2018, Chris O’Dowd net worth is under review. Once reviewed, we will update you soon. There are still more upcoming projects in the year 2018 which is set to release in the next days, so we can expect Chris O’Dowd net worth is to rise with a great extent in future days.

Chris O’Dowd Wiki-Bio: Age, Height, Parents, Family

Chris O’Dowd was born in the year 1979 in Boyle, Ireland. He celebrates his birthday on 9th October, which makes his age 38.

His father, Sean is a graphic designer and his mother, Denise is a counselor and psychotherapist. He is the youngest of five siblings. The name of his siblings hasn’t been revealed.

Chris studied politics and sociology at the University College Dublin and subsequently attended the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. He did not obtain a degree from UCD. He contributed to the University Observer, Ogra Fianna Fail and was active in UCD Dramsoc and the Literary and Historical Society.

Initially, his passion was in speechwriting rather than acting. However, this changed when he accompanied a friend to an audition and landed the part himself instead of his friend. He then moved to Britain to pursue his passion for acting.

Chris has a tall height of 6 feet and 3 inches.