Merle Dandridge once said, “You can have a great, deep connection with somebody and still disagree with their actions.” Those sound like the words from the actress’ heart.

With a successful career of over two decades in acting, Merle Dandridge has a huge fame. But is her personal life as smooth as her acting career? Is she married to husband or dating a boyfriend? Let’s get the details in the article below.

Who is Merle Dandridge?

Merle Dandridge is an American actress as well as a singer. She has been active in the entertainment industry for over 25 years since 1994. So far, she has 39 acting credits from which she undoubtedly made a good name and prosperity for herself.

‘Forever Yours’ singer, Dandridge, was born on 31 May 1975 in Okinkawa, Okinkawa Prefecture of Japan from the mother of Korean and Japanese descent and an African-American father.

Is Merle Dandridge Married or Dating a Boyfriend?

Merle Dandridge is in a marital relationship with her husband for over eight years. So, who do you think is her husband and how is their relationship as strong as it should have been?

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The husband of Merle Dandridge is Christopher Johnston with whom she tied the knot on 21 May 2011. They do not have any children even after almost a decade of their conjugal relationship. As a matter of fact, they are reportedly divorcing. Though not strong confirmation has been made, divorce has been filed.

Merle Dandridge and her husband Christopher Johnston. Source: Broadway World

Until around 2016, the pair of Dandridge and her spouse, Johnston were head over heels in love with one another. In an interview, Merle claimed that what she did first when she got home from work was kiss her husband. But that does not seem to work these days as the pair are reportedly falling apart.

What is the Net Worth of Merle Dandridge?

As of 2019, the estimated net worth of Merle Dandridge is $2 million. She earned the huge fortune from her career in acting as well as singing. She has appeared not only in movies but also in television, theaters and video games.

Dandridge started her acting career from Chicago theater productions which would later open doors to endless opportunities. In 1994, she performed in the play Once on this Island in a theater in Chicago. The same year, she performed in two other plays, The Robber Bridegroom and As You Like It at Roosevelt University.

In addition, her later works in theater include Jesus Christ Superstar (2000), Richard II (1998), Sweet and Hot (1997), Showtune: Celebrating the Words and Music of Jerry Herman (2003), Spamalot (2015), and many others. From 2017 to 2018, she again appeared in Once On This Island as Papa Ge. 

In movies, Dandridge played the role of Brooke Comas in 2010 movie, Matadors. She acted alongside Michael Rooker, Stephen Lang, Zach Gilford, Greg Matthew Anderson, and so on. Similarly, she also appeared in the movie, Resurrect.

Besides, she did multiple roles and several television shows. Her television appearances include All My Children (2005), 24 (2010), Ringer (2011), just to name a few. In Greenleaf (2016- ), she starred alongside Deborah Joy Winans, and others.

Body Measurements of Merle Dandridge

The height of Merle Dandridge is 5 feet 8 inches and her weight is 51 Kg which gives her a quite slim figure. Moreover, the gorgeous actress has black hair and the same color of eyes.

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Okinkawa, Okinkawa Prefecture, Japan

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5 feet 8 inches

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