About Chris O'Dowd
Chris O'Dowd is best known for his comic roles; this Irish actor Christopher O'Dowd plays a prominent role in sitcoms 'The IT Crowd' and 'Moone Boy'.
Chris O'Dowd's movie debut is 'Conspiracy of Silence', a British drama directed by John Deery. He is also a comedian and screenwriter, widely known as Officer Rhodes of 'Bridesmaids' among the American audiences; read to know about his net worth, age, childhood, personal life, and unknown facts.
Chris O'Dowd's Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits
What is Chris O'Dowd's net worth?
Irish actor and comedian Chris O'Dowd have an estimated net worth of $6 million, primarily as an actor.
How much does Chris O'Dowd earn per year?
Chris O'Dowd has an estimated annual net worth of approximately $800,000.
Height, Age & Physical Attributes
How tall is Chris O'Dowd?
Chris O'Dowd stands at 6 ft 3 in (191 cm) in height.
How old is Chris O'Dowd?
Chris O'Dowd was born in the first week of October 1979. He is 42 years old as of 2022 and celebrates his birthday on October 9.
Childhood And Education
Chris O'Dowd was born Christopher O'Dowd on October 9, 1979, in Boyle, County Roscommon, Ireland, to Sean O'Dowd and Denise O'Dowd. His father, Sean, is a sign designer, and his mother, Denise O'Dowd, is a counselor and psychotherapist. Chris O'Dowd is the youngest of five siblings.\
O'Dowd attended University College Dublin, majoring in politics and sociology. However, he left his studies in politics and sociology at University College Dublin (UCD) and pursued an arts degree from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.
Family, Romance, And Relationships
Who is Chris O'Dowd's partner?
Chris O'Dowd has been married to Dawn Porter since 2012. Dawn O'Porter is a British tv presenter, writer, and director from Scotland. Chris met Dawn O'Porter in Los Angeles in 2009 at her 30th birthday party.
Chris O'Dowd and Dawn O'Porter had their firstborn son Art O'Porter in January 2017, and they had their second-born daughter Valentine O'Porter on July 1, 2017.
Chris O'Dowd and his family spend their time between their homes in Bermondsey (London), Los Angeles (California), and Margate (Kent).
Career And Professional Highlights
Best Known For
Christopher O'Dowd, widely known as Chris O'Dowd, is a comedian, television actor, and screenwriter from Ireland known as the Roy Trenneman in Channel 4 comedy series 'The IT Crowd' (2006), Sean Murphy in television series 'Moone Boy', and Butler/ Guard in 'Family Guy' (2011-2012).
Chris O'Dowd's recurring roles in television series include Thomas John in five episodes of 'Girls' (2012-2013) and Tom Chadwick in eight episodes of 'Family Tree' (2013). O'Dowd's notable films are 'Bridesmaids' (2011), 'Sapphires' (2012), 'Calvary' (2014), and 'Thor: The Dark World' (2013).
Chris O'Dowd is currently working on 'The Big Door Prize', an Apple comedy-drama.
Before fame, Chris O'Dowd worked at a call center; one of his jobs was to make solicitation calls for a wildlife charity. The role of the job is to call potential donors and tell them about the endangered animals like newts and New Guinean bats.
What awards has Chris O'Dowd won?
Chris O'Dowd has won Primetime Emmy Award for outstanding actor in drama series for 'State of the Union' (2019), the AACTA Award for best lead actor for 'The Sapphires' (2012), BAFTA Rising Star Award for best actor in Scottish film for 'Festival' (2005), Emmy for best comedy for 'Moone Boy' (2012), and Jury Prize for best social impact experience for 'The Evolution of Testicles' (2019).
Chris O'Dowd's Hobbies And Interests
Chris O'Dowd is also a creator and director. He co-wrote a series based on his childhood for Sky 1 television network. The series was 'Moone Boy' filmed in Chirs's hometown Boyle from 2012-2015.
Chris O'Dowd has also co-written four books: 'Mooney Boy: The Blunder Years', 'The Fish Detective', 'The Notion Potion', and 'The Marvelous Activity Manual (Activity Book)'.
Other Interesting Chris O'Dowd Facts And Trivia
- Chris O'Dowd has been active as an actor, screenwriter, comedian, and director for 19 years now, since 2003.
- October-born celebrity actor Chris O'Dowd was born in Ireland. His nationality is Irish.
- Chris O'Dowd played under 16, minor, and under 21 soccer (football), representing Roscommon in Gaelic soccer. He was the goalkeeper in the 1997 Connacht Minor Football Championship.
The on-screen pair of the IT Crowd's Richard Ayoade (Maurice Moss) and Chris O'Dowd (Roy) are good friends in real life.