Have you watched an American superhero action-adventure television series Supergirl? If yes, then you must be one of the fans of Kara Zor-EI who is a Supergirl, one of the last surviving Kryptonians. Well, she is the cousin of Superman.

In real life, Kara is Melissa Benoist. You must have seen her in television series, Glee, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and in films like Whiplash and The Longest Ride. She is an amazingly talented actress. Despite her career, you must be curious to know about her love life details. Is she dating someone after the divorce with her husband? This question could arise in your mind. So, let’s find out whether she is dating someone or not.

Melissa Benoist Divorced Her Husband; What Was The Reason?

The Supergirl actress, Melissa Benoist met her former husband, Blake Jenner on the sets of US hit show Glee in 2012. They were starring for the final seasons of Glee at the time.

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Melissa’s fairytale romance with Blake moved too quickly. Blake turned to fiance from boyfriend after engagement with Melissa just over a year in July 2013. Thus, the dating rumors of the duo were confirmed then.

However, the pair, Melissa Benoist and beau Blake Jenner, both decided to marry very soon and thus tied the knot in March 2015. The wedding ceremony was small with their families only.

Actress Melissa Benoist Married Blake Jenner in 2015
Actress Melissa Benoist Married Blake Jenner in 2015

The couple went to Europe after the wedding to celebrate the honeymoon.

Both husband and wife became the co-stars of Supergirl, but Jenner was only a recurring actor. On March 2016, Benoist told a media outlet:

I love working with him. We only have fun working together. He’s my person to act with. He’s my favorite scene partner, always

But things started getting worse, and in December 2016, Benoist filed for divorce from her husband, Blake. She cited ‘irreconcilable differences’ as the reason for the divorce. She didn’t even seek to give spousal support to either party according to the documents.

Melissa Benoist also requested to change her name from Jenner to Benoist. Hence, Melissa became single once again and open to dating another person.

Melissa Benoist Dating Once Again; Love Life With Her Present Boyfriend!

Melissa Benoist sparkled dating rumors with her co-star Chris Wood when they were spotted together at LAX on 19 March 2017. Melissa was also snapped walking Chris’ dog, Drift, and her dog, Pooch in Vancouver a few hours before they arrived at LAX.

Melissa Benoist is walking her dog, Pooch, and Wood's dog
Melissa Benoist is walking her dog, Pooch, and Wood’s dog

Amidst the dating rumors, the rumored couple was spotted together several times. But neither of them spoke about their relationship nor denied the rumors.

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However, on March 27, the pair took their romance public in a makeout session in Cancun, Mexico by the ocean. The actress kissed and embraced her boyfriend, Chris by the water’s edge.

The pair, Melissa Benoist and Chris Wood, also intertwined their fingers while wading through the water together.

Actress Melissa Benoist kissed her boyfriend, Chris Wood
Actress Melissa Benoist kissed her boyfriend, Chris Wood

Now as their dating rumors are confirmed, we hope both will take their relationship to the next level very soon.

Melissa Benoist’s Net Worth and Career

Melissa Benoist debuted in her first film in 2008 in Tennessee and hence her career as an actress began. She then appeared as Marley Rose in television series Glee from 2012 to 2014. After the great success of Glee, she became an ambassador for Coca-Cola’s new product, P10 300 ml Coke Mismo.

YouTube: Melissa Benoist as Marley Rose in Glee


Melissa acted in different films: Whiplash, The Longest Ride, Patriots Day, Lowriders, and Juvenile after that. As a television actress, she has appeared in Law & Order: Criminal Intent, The Good Wife, Supergirl, The Flash, and Legends of Tomorrow.

Melissa has won Saturn Awards two times and Teen Choice Awards once for her splendid series Supergirl.

As an American singer and actress, Melissa has an estimated net worth of $3 million.

Melissa Benoist’s Wiki-Like Bio & Net Worth

Melissa Marie Benoist is a famous American actress and singer who celebrates her birthday on 4th October. She was born in the year 1988 in Littleton, Colorado to parents Julie and Jim Benoist.

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Her father Jim is a Physician. She has two siblings, and both of them are sisters, Jessica and Kristina.


Caption: Melissa celebrated her 29th birthday six days ago, 4 October 2017.

At the age of three, Melissa started dance classes. She became active in church play at the age of four.

Benoist completed her higher education from Arapahoe High School in 2007. She also completed Bachelor of arts in theatre arts in 2011, from Marymount Manhattan College in New York City.