Who is Chris O’Donnell?

Chris O’Donnell is an American actor. He was born on June 26th, 1970 in Winnetka, Illinois, to Julie Ann and William Charles O’Donnell.

Quick Info
Birth NameChristopher Eugene O'Donnell
BornJune 26, 1970
Age53 yrs
MotherJulie Ann
Height5 feet 10 inches
Weight75 kg
WifeCaroline Fentress
ChildrenFinley O'Donnell, Lily Anne O'Donnell, Charles McHugh O'Donnell, Maeve Frances O'Donnell, Christopher O'Donnell Jr.
Net Worth$25 million


Christopher Eugene O’Donnell was born on June 26, 1970. Donnel is the youngest child of the family with four elder sisters and two brothers. His mom, Julie Ann lineage included German, English, and Swiss. whereas his father, William Charles 0’Donnell was from Irish ancestries. He graduated with a bachelor’s in marketing from Boston College.

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Chris O’Donnell made his motion picture debut with a highly appreciated performance as Jessica Lange’s rebellious son in the Paul Brickman feature “Men Don’t Leave”. It was followed by a cameo in “Fried Green Tomatoes,” and the romantic drama “Mad Love”. People saw him in a McDonald’s commercial, in which he served Michael Jordan. 

Chris started his modeling career at the age of 13 continuing until 16  featuring in several commercials and magazines. He also gave his contribution to the television sector. Chris’s television debut was on the series Jack and Mike in 1986.


He did quite a good job in some movies like Fried Green Tomatoes (1991), School Ties (1992), Mad love (1995), vertical limit (2000), and Scent of a Woman(1992). His movie Kinsey released in theaters in 2004.

Chris was never among those who wanted an acting career since a small age. He had no interest in the movie sector.

Chris O’Donnell was deemed the next “golden boy” of Hollywood for his role in “Scent of a Woman” (1992). His unexpected strength in acting has always paved his path towards success. His steady film career playing, clean and natural acting has compelled us to love him.

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He loved the role of Robin, first opposite Val Kilmer in “Batman Forever” (1995) and then alongside George Clooney in the dismal, franchise-halting sequel, “Batman & Robin” (1997), all of them were magical. He followed with a starring role in 1996’s The Chamber, based on the John Grisham novel. The actor who played Robin twice and helped Al Pacino hoo-ah his way to an Oscar also shops at Target these days — that is, when he’s not stockpiling white wine at Costco.

The love of people towards him can be thoroughly seen when a group of 11-year-old boys, the target audience, which actor could win a fistfight. After the boys overwhelmingly declared Chris the winner, he got the role.

After Tobey Maguire was ultimately cast, Donnel didn’t appear in any movies for two years. Then, he turned down the character of James Darrell Edwards III/Agent J in Men in Black (1997) as he thought the character is quite the same as his role in Batman Forever, the role went to Will Smith.

Other works

This handsome hunk featured prominently in the TNT miniseries The Company as CIA case officer Jack McAuliffe. He appeared in Kit Kittredge: An American Girl as the titular character’s father Jack Kittredge, and in Max Payne as Jason Colvin in 2008. Also, he also appeared in the sequel of the 2001 movie Cats & Dogs, The Revenge of Kitty Galore in 2010.

Age, height, and weight

Chris O’Donnell is 53 years old now and weighs about 75kg. This charming actor stands 5 feet and 10 inches tall with sun sign cancer. He is an actor, former model, Executive Producer, and Entrepreneur. Chris has an average body build. He is blond and has beautiful blue eyes. Therefore, sharp blue deep-seated eyes were always his distinct character.

Wife and Children

Chris O’Donnell married twice. He dated actress Reese Witherspoon around the time of his fourth movie’s release, Scent of a Woman (1992). she was a 17 years old patootie who had recently moved to Los Angeles to find a foothold in Hollywood. However, their relationship did not last. That time he never committed anyone and dated many persons at a single time. After her, he dated Caroline Fentress, the younger sister of Chris’s former Boston college roommate, Andrew Fentress, and the daughter of a former sports agent, Lee Fentress. He proposed to her in 1996 after dating her for 3 years. 

Furthermore, Chris O’Donnell has five children. Finley O’Donnell, Lily Anne O’Donnell, Charles McHugh O’Donnell, Maeve Frances O’Donnell, and Christopher O’Donnell Jr.

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Net worth

Chris O’Donnell invested his teenage earning in stocks. Besides, his sources of income are from former modeling, television works, entrepreneurship, and as an executive producer. Chris O’Donnell has a net worth of $25 million.


Chris O’Donnel’s favorite TV Channel is HGTV, Golf as favorite sport, Ernie Els, Freddie Couples, Jordan Spieth as favorite golfers. Likewise, Tetris is a favorite video game, and sudoku is a favorite mind game. He loves autumn. He mentioned his guilty pleasure as J Clarke’s cheeseburger, Oysters with a cold beer.