Know About Zachary Levi; Movies, Height, Shazam, Wife, Net Worth

Published Date: 19 Dec, 2019 Updated date: 08 Jul, 2020 By Celebs Podium

One of the most consistent and versatile actors, Zachary Levi is being praised for his marvelous performance in DCEU superhero flick Shazam. The talented actor is basking on an entertainment glory since the early 2000s.

Apart from his acting gigs on TV, movies, and theatre, Zachary Levi is also known for his soulful voice. Though the versatile professionalism gifts him with tremendous success, the star’s relationship life didn’t go as per the plan.

Bio & Family; Parents, Siblings, Height, Education

Born as Zachary Levi Pugh on 29 September 1980, the 38-years-old actor hails from Lake Charles, Louisiana. He is the middle child of Darrell Pugh and Susan Marie (Hoctor) and shares a sibling bond with his two sisters, Sarah Pugh and Shekinah Pugh. Bound by Welsh ancestry, Zachary relocated to Ventura, California with his family after moving across several states.

Standing tall at a height of 6 feet and 4 inches (1.93 m), Zachary graduated from Buena High School. Following that, he went to pursue his acting dream in Los Angeles.

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TV And Movie Career

Zachary Levi’s acting debut came with the 2002 FX television movie, Big Shot: Confessions of a Campus Bookie as a role of Adam. He later starred in 81 episodes of American sitcom Less Than Perfect as Kipp Steadman from 2002 to 2006.

The American actor’s big screen break was as Kevin in 2006-released crime comedy film Big Momma’s House 2. Moving on, he appeared in numerous movies and TV shows including Wieners (2008), Tangled (2010), Tangles Ever After (2012), and Chuck (2007-2012). Zachary landed his major break in MCU’s Thor: The Dark World (2013) and Thor: Ragnarok (2017) as Fandral.


Zachary Levi as Shazam on Shazam! (Picture: IMDB)

Zachary is the talk of the town for his recent outstanding performance in DCEU’s superhero movie Shazam! Released on 5 April 2019 (USA), the movie receives tremendous reviews from the critics and DC fans.

Net Worth & Earnings

The movie star summons a commanding net worth of $12 Million. All of Zachary’s earning is the result of his box office hits which went on to pocket huge money in the global market. Zachary-starrer Thor: The Dark World earned the cumulative worldwide gross of $644,783,140, let along with $206,362,140 in the USA box office. Meanwhile, 2017-released Thor: Ragnarok collected the worldwide sum of $853,977,126 in the box office.

On top of that, Zachary’s latest DCEU installment, Shazam! is doing great in the market with the cumulative worldwide gross of $321,937,864 as of 21 April 2019. The movie has grossed $122,320,880 in the US box office as of the reports from 22 April 2019.

Married Life With Actress Wife Ends In Divorce

Though the entertainment prodigy lives an outstanding professional career, his relationship life has been quite an opposite. It was in June 2014 when he married the Canadian actress and former model, Missy Peregrymin. However, the couple’s relationship met a massive setback as they parted ways via divorce in April 2015—less than a year after their nuptial bond.


Zachary Levi with his ex-wife Missy Peregrymin before their divorce (Picture: People)

Before that, the couple had an on and off relationship after first initiating their romance in the 2000s. They later got back with a secret union and shared the wedding vows on 14 June 2014 in Hawaii, in front of few family and friends. Missy stated to the media that the pair separated in December 2014, after just 6 months of their married life.

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Zachary’s Past Dating Stints

Before walking down the aisle with wife Missy Peregrymin, Zachary shared romance with the handful of women ranging from actress to singer. His first noticeable fling was with Australian actress Rachael Taylor in 2007. Besides, the Shazam actor had a relationship with actress-singer Caitlin Crosby from May 2008 to January 2010.

On top of that, Zachary was rumored to be in a relationship with African-American actress Yvette Nicole in 2010. It was believed that the pair concluded their romance in 2011.

Some Interesting Facts About Zachary Levi

  • Besides Welsh, Zachary also possesses English, French, German, Irish, and Scottish ancestry.
  • He began acting, dancing and singing in school and local theatre productions at the age of six.
  • Zachary is an avid sports car and motorcycle enthusiasts and owns a 2009 Nissan GT-R   as well as a Harley-Davidson FXDX and a Ducati Monster 750CC.
  • He performed as a singer with Katharine McPhee in her recording of Terrified in 2010.
  • The Shazam! actor is set to host the MTV Movie & TV Awards which is scheduled for air on Monday, June 17, 2019.
  • Aside from the acting job, Zachary has worked as a busboy, at Blockbuster, and at a car wash.
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