American actor Zach Gilford rose to fame in the American sports drama series “Friday Night Lights” in the role of Matt Saracen. He has appeared in many T.V. shows and movies. In the American police procedural drama “L.A.’s Finest” he played the role of Ben Walker.
Zach Gilford Bio: Age, Early Life, Parents
Zachary Michael Gilford came into this world on January 14, 1982, in Evanston, Illinois. His parents are Anne and Steve Gilford.
Zach Gilford Education Details
He attended Evanston Township High School and graduated with a degree in theater from Northwestern University.
Zach Gilford Body Measurements
The actor stands 5 feet and 8 inches tall.
Zach Gilford Dating History And Marriage Details
Zach is married to actress Kiele Sanchez.
The pair first met on the set of the ABC pilot “The Matadors” in 2010. After dating for two years, they got married in 2012.
Kiele had been previously married to screenwriter and director Zach Helm. After being married for seven years, the couple divorced in 2008.
In 2015 Kiele announced that she was pregnant. However, a month before she was due, she miscarried.
Afterwards, the couple opted for surrogacy and welcomed a daughter Zeppelin Adele into the family. She was named after Zach’s grandmother.
In 2015 Kiele announced that she was pregnant. It was a glad time for her and Zach. However, a month before she was due, she miscarried.
Afterward the couple opted for surrogacy and welcomed a daughter Zeppelin Adele into the family, She was named after Zach’s grandmother.
Zach Gilford Movies And TV Shows
Zach took up acting after breaking his leg while playing football in high school. After graduation from Northwestern University, he landed a role in an episode of “Law and Order: Special Victims Unit” in 2005. A year later, he had a recurring role on “Friday Night Lights”‘.
One of his most notable roles was as Shane in “The Purge: Anarchy”. He was nominated for the MTV Movie Award for Best Scared-As-Shit Performance.
Zach Gilford Net Worth
His net worth is estimated at $6 million, and his wife Kiele’s at $500,000.