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Chris Houghton Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Chris Houghton
Place Of Birth
Michigan, USA
34 years old
Birth Date
April 21 1989

Chris Houghton Facts

Child Star?
Education & Qualifications
College for Creative Studies
Net Worth
Current Partner
Kassandra Heller
Pete Houghton, Shane Houghton

About Chris Houghton 

Chris Houghton is an American animator, storyboard artist, voice actor, writer, and creator.

With his brother Shane, Chris Houghton created the famous animated TV series, 'Big City Greens'. He attended St. Johns public high school and College for Creative Studies in Detroit.

He was born and brought up in a small farm town in Michigan named St. Johns with his brothers. From childhood, Chris loved and was involved in acting, theater, animation, art, and music. He is known for his roles in 'Harvey Beaks', and 'Gravity Falls'. He also worked as a storyboard artist at Nickelodeon for shows like 'Fanyboy & Chum Chum'. Continue reading to be a know-all about the celebrity Chris!

Chris Houghton Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Chris Houghton's net worth?

Chris Houghton has a net worth estimated to be about $2 million.

How much does Chris Houghton earn per year?

Chris Houghton's yearly earnings have not been revealed to the public.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Chris Houghton?

Chris Houghton is 5 ft 7½ in (171 cm) tall.

How old is Chris Houghton?

Chris Houghton was born on April 21, 1989, and is 33 years old as of 2022.

Childhood And Education

Chris Houghton was born on April 21, 1989, in Michigan, USA. Chris attended St. Johns Public High School. While studying at High School, Chris kept himself busy by working at the gym, attending the Jazz band, practicing theater, working on homework, and animating. He also babysat and took art and saxophone lessons for his allowances. Later, Chris graduated from College for Creative Studies in Detroit in 2010. He studied there for almost four years. He learned about "color/design/anatomy/typography/perspective, painted like a mad man, and attended a multitude of fascinating liberal arts courses".

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Chris is the youngest of three sons of Mr. and Mrs. Houghton, the elder one is Pete Houghton, a creative and wild woodsman, and the middle one is Shane Houghton. Chris married an art director at Disney, Kassandra Heller, decades before. The couple lives in Los Angeles.

Who is Chris Houghton's partner?

Chris Houghton's partner is Disney's art director, Kassandra Heller.

Career And Professional Highlights

Chris worked as a storyboard artist for Animated TV series such as 'Harvey Beaks' (2015), 'Gravity Falls', and as a penciler for 'Simpsons Comics'. For 'Harvey Beaks', he created a storyboard for a score of episodes. He also worked as a storyboard artist at Nickelodeon shows and was a writer for 'Meet Arnold'.

With his brother, Shane Houghton, Chris created the animation 'Big City Greens' (2018), consisting of three seasons and almost 75 episodes which were well-received by the audience positively. The plot of this series is about Bill Green and his two children shifting to his mother's farm when things went astray. Chris also gave voice to Bill Green's 10-year-old son, Cricket Green.

Best Known For…

Chris is best known for creating the animated TV series 'Big City Greens' with his brother Shane Houghton and voicing in the same for the character Cricket Green. The 'Big City Greens' series was nominated for the Annie Awards twice under voice acting and storyboarding and for Daytime Emmy Award for individual achievement in animation.

What awards has Chris Houghton won?

In 2013, Chris Houghton, with the other cast crew of 'Gravity Falls', was animated by the second annual PAAFTJ Television Awards under Best Artistic/Visual Achievement in an Animated Series. While at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit, Chris won the 2009 Jay Kennedy Memorial Scholarship from the National Cartoonist Society Foundation (NCSF).

Chris Houghton's Hobbies And Interests

Chris Houghton's interests are in art and music. He called himself a "theater kid" and plays several musical instruments. 

Other Interesting Chris Houghton Facts And Trivia

  • Chris Houghton and Kassandra Helle's pet dog's name is Cow Boy.
  • Chris's full name is Christopher Micheal Houghton!
  • Chris might have played drums in the 'Avatar' cover band!
  • In his senior year of high school, Chris bought what he calls the animation bible, 'The Animator's Survival Kit' written by Richard William. He learned so much about animation from it.

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