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Chandler Massey Biography
Chandler Abit Massey is an American actor and singer, Chandler is an Emmy-winning actor, best known for his portrayal of Will Horton on the daytime soap opera, Days of our Lives, Massey received the 2012 Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series, becoming the first actor ever to receive a Daytime Emmy Award for playing a gay character.
In December 2009, after completing his first quarter at UCLA, Massey auditioned for the role of Will Horton on NBC’s daytime drama, Days of our Lives and got the role. In 2012, Massey became the first actor in history to win a Daytime Emmy for portraying a gay character, winning in the Outstanding Younger Actor category. He had been nominated in the same category the previous year.
Chandler Massey Age
Massey was born in the year 1990 on September 10th.
Chandler Massey height
Details about his height, weight and body measurements are yet to be updated.
Chandler Massey Family
Chandler was born on 10 September 1990 to parents Amy Massey and Lewis Massey in Atlanta, Georgia. He has two siblings namely Camryn Massey and Christian Massey. Chandler did his education from Norcross High School and the University of California.
Chandler Massey Girlfriend
According to the records, Chandler Massey is possibly single, there are no records of past relationships for him but shall be updated soon.
Chandler Massey Career/Education
He graduated from Norcross High School on May 2009. While there, he was active in his drama club and took part in many of the school productions, including playing the lead roles in Little Shop of Horrors, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Guys, and Dolls and How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.
Later that year, he moved to Los Angeles to attend the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) and to pursue an acting career. At UCLA, he played on the Ultimate Frisbee team, where he was given the nickname “Bamm Bamm.” While working on Days of Our Lives, Massey roomed with his friend and Days co-star Casey Deidrick.
Chandler Massey Acting Career
Days of Our Lives
In December 2009, after completing his first quarter at UCLA, Massey successfully auditioned for the role of Will Horton on NBC’s daytime drama Days of Our Lives, joining the cast in 2010. He previously auditioned for Will, however, Dylan Patton was cast. For his role, in 2012, Massey became the first actor in history to win a Daytime Emmy for portraying a gay character, winning in the Outstanding Younger Actor category.
He had been nominated in the same category the previous year. In 2013, Massey won his second consecutive Emmy for Outstanding Younger Actor. In February 2013, Massey’s younger brother, Christian, appeared as a young Will Horton on Days of Our Lives in a flashback.
It was revealed on June 2013 that Massey intended to return to school instead of renewing his contract, which was set to expire on December 2013. It had been stated that his character would not be recast and that the door would be open in case Massey decided to return. Despite the statement, Massey expressed that he would support a recast.
On August 23, 2013, it was announced that Massey had taped his final episode that day and that a recast had already been made. Massey was let out of his contract early, to which he thanked Days and NBC. He continued to appear on the show through December as the show films approximately four months in advance.
On June 22, 2014, Massey won his third consecutive Emmy for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series.
Other career work
Massey has made guest appearances in several drama series, including One Tree Hill and Army Wives, as well as he appeared in the HBO comedy series, Eastbound & Down. In 2010, he starred in his first feature film, 16-Love, in which he portrayed Farrell Gambles, a fun-loving junior tennis player, and the love interest of Lindsey Shaw’s lead character, Ally Mash.
Backstage wrote that he gave “levels to his character” as the “boyish, smitten, too-romantic-to-be-true athlete next door.” Following its release in January 2012, the film topped iTunes’ Sports Movies chart for several weeks.
Massey is also a musician, serving as the keyboardist and one of the two clean vocalists in the metal band And Still, I Rise.
Chandler Massey TV Shows
1.Days of Our Lives (TV Show)- Will Horton- 2019
2.Bad Judge- (TV Show)-The Fixer -2015
Chandler Massey Awards
Massey was awarded the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series three years in a row – in 2012, 2013, and 2014, and is the first actor ever to receive a Daytime Emmy Award for playing a gay character.
In 2018, Massey was nominated for the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor.
Chandler Massey Net Worth
Massey is an American actor who has a net worth of $2.5 million.