Christopher Paul Backus
Christopher Paul Backus
Real Name/Full Name Christopher Paul Backus
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Christopher Paul Backus
Birth Place: Mission Viejo, Califor5nia, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 30 October 1981
Age/How Old: 42 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 191 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6’ 3’’
Weight: In Kilograms – 72 Kg
In Pounds- 158.733 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father –  Terry Backus
Mother –  Teryl Backus
Siblings: Michele Backus
School: N/A
College: N/A
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Mira Sorvino (m. 2004)
Children: Mattea Angel Backus, Johnny Christopher King Backus, Holden Pau Terry Backus, Lucia Backus
Profession: Actor, Film Director, Screenwriter
Net Worth:  $8 million
Last Updated: July 2024

 Christopher Paul Backus is a well-known actor in the United States. He has extended his professional career. Presently, he also acts as a director and a screenwriter. He has been in this industry for quite some time now. He is the husband of a famous American actress named Mira Katherine Sorvino. They have been married since 2004.

Well, how well do you know about Christopher Paul Backus? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Christopher Paul Backus’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Christopher Paul Backus to date.

Biography and Early Life

Backus has been raised in Kansas City, Kansas. However, he was born in Mission Viejo, California. His early life is a bit hazy as not much information is found. The time span before he became an actor is like a black hole. Sometimes it feels like that time period did not even exist. Backus has always kept his private life private and never let his profession come into the way of his personal affairs.

Even his marriage was a private affair, and only a few close family friends were invited.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Christopher Paul Backus in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Christopher Paul Backus’s age is 42 years old as of today’s date 12th July 2024 having been born on 30 October 1981. Though, he is 6’ 3’’ in feet and inches and 191 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 158.733lbs in Pound and 72kg in Kilograms.


Backus’s school and college life is as much a mystery to his fans as is his life prior to success. He is said to have completed his high school in Kansas City, Kansas. However, from which school he passed out is not known.

Later he is said even to have completed college. Although his major or college he completed, his graduation is not known to the public yet.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Christopher Paul Backus With Wife Mira Sorvino
Christopher Paul Backus With Wife Mira Sorvino

Backus is the son of Teryl Backus. His mother is a retired Colonel. She used to serve in the United States Marine Corps. His father was also doing well professionally. He was a lawyer. His name was Terry Backus. He died when Backus was just a child. Backus grew up alongside his sister. His sister’s name is Michelle. They were raised by their mother alone. However, she is a strong lady and was able to hold her family firmly at the time of need.

Backus is a married man now. He married Mira Paul Sorvino in the year 2014. They met only a year prior and have been in love since then. They now have four children together. They have two daughters and two sons. They are a happy family. Backus can often be seen posting his family’s pictures on social media sites.

Is Christopher Backus Gay?

Christopher Backus has been married to Mira Paul Sorvino for more than 16 years now. They are a happy family with four adorable children. They have two daughters and two sons. Their youngest daughter was born in the year 2012. Backus has never mentioned being with a man before. Hence, we can say he straight and not gay.

Professional Career

Backus moved to New York City in the year 2003 with his friend. He got his first opportunity soon after arriving here. He got a role in Benjamin Splits. At the beginning of his career, he did a few supporting roles. The name of the series in which he appeared in a supporting role is NBC’s Will & Grace and Fox’s O.C. He then appeared in All In- where he performed with Dominique Swain.

After this, he has appeared on several shows named 3 Days Gone, Nothing Personal, Weather Underground, etc. In 2011, he starred in a feature film named Union Square.

His most recent work includes Among Friends. Daniel Harris directed this masterpiece.


Backus has got nominated on a few occasions for his roles. However, the most notable nomination was in 2015 for Best Lead Actor in the Festival Awards. Sadly, he did not win it. He was also nominated in 2014 for Domino Falling.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Christopher Backus in 2024

Christopher Paul Backus Net Worth
Christopher Paul Backus Net Worth

As of 2024, Christopher Backus is said to have a net worth of $8 million. He has earned quite a lot through the years. His wife Mira has a net worth of $16 million. They both are said to have a total net worth of more than $23 million (approximately).

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Backus was supposed to direct a thriller movie. He was set to give the audience something new to look up to. However, the project was later canceled due to his creative differences with the writing team. The name of the project was The Sessions.

Backus has, through the years, enjoyed an amazing career, whether it be as a director, screenwriter, or actor. He had also shunned all the so-called industry norms by getting married when he was only a rookie. He is happy now and has an amazing wife with four lovely children. He showed how actors should be known for their works and not for their personal lives.


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