Chad Duell is an American actor famous for starring in the award-winning ABC soap opera General Hospital. He plays the character Michael Corinthos, the adopted son of the mob boss Sonny Corinthos who murders his stepmother. He is beloved by millions of fans around the world who follow his work diligently and continue to support the growth of his career however they can. Chad’s phenomenal performance as Michael Corinthos has brought him fame, recognition, and a bunch of honors including three nominations for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series for the Daytime Emmy Awards. He was nominated in 2015 for a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama series and he took home the award.
The young actor had proven again and again that he is well skilled and in control of his craft. He is unafraid to take on challenging roles that show off the depth of his talent and abilities. Chad has appeared in other movies and television series including Disney’s The Suite Life on Deck and The Wizards of Waverley Place.
Chad Duell Biography (Age)
The award-winning television star was born on September 14, 1987, in Chicago, Illinois. He completed his early education at Mountainside Middle School before moving on to Desert Mountain High School in Arizona. He played high school football and was an active member of the theatre group. It became obvious that he had a real knack for acting, so he moved to Los Angeles after high school to make a career out of it.
Chad scored his debut role as a minor character in the hit comedy series, The Suite Life on Death. This led to him booking another role on another show by Disney called The Wizards of Waverley. The success of these shows thrust him into the spotlight and opened up more opportunities. The producers of the hit television series, General Hospital announced that Chad would be taking over the role of Michael Corinthos from the actor Drew Garrett.
It was a large shoe to fill considering that Chad had very limited acting experience, and Drew was already beloved by viewers, but that didn’t deter him. Chad threw himself into the role and it paid off because he grew to become fans favorite. So far, he has garnered one Daytime Emmy win and four nominations for his outstanding performances on the show.
Some of his most memorable storylines include accidentally shooting another character, getting shot and ending up in a coma, murdering his stepmother, being sentenced to prison where he is raped by another inmate, coming of age in the middle of a bitter battle between his two families, and the struggle of trying to find love despite everything. Chad Duell manages to take all of this on and play it realistically and convincingly.
In 2017, Chad appeared in the third season of The Bay. He played the character Adam Kenway.
What’s His Net Worth?
The actor has managed to earn a decent amount of money from his acting career that has given him a strong financial standing. He earns between $13,000-$16,000 per episode on General Hospital. He is currently estimated to have a net worth of $1 million.
Chad’s Family and Girlfriend
Information and details about Chad’s family are not readily available. The actor had not disclosed this aspect of his personal life to the public yet. He had managed to keep his family away from the eye of the media.
Chad Duell has had his fair share of romantic relationships. He proposed to Taylor Novak on August 26, 2011, while they were away at Disney World. The pair had only been dating for nine months at the time, but they were in a hurry to spend the rest of their lives together. Chad and Taylor got married in a small and private wedding ceremony on September 15, 2012. However, the marriage was annulled that same year.
The actor started going out with Kristen Alderson, his co-star a short while after his marriage ended, and they dated till 2015 when she left the show and relocated to her hometown.
In 2016, Duell began dating the actress, celebrity trainer, and fitness model Courtney Hope. She is known for appearing in The Bold and the Beautiful, as Sally Spectra.
Height – How Tall Is He?
Chad Duell has impressive facial and body features which give him an added advantage in his chosen career. He stands at 6 feet 0 inches, which is quite tall.