Chyler Leigh West (born Potts; Charlotte, North Carolina; April 10, 1982) is an American actress, singer, and model, known for her role as Lexie Gray on Grey’s Anatomy (ABC) and Agent Alexandra Danvers, also a sister. adopted by Supergirl in the series of the same name. She worked on the series Taxi Brooklyn, playing Detective Caitlyn Sullivan.
Personal Information of Chyler Leigh:
Full Name: Chyler Leigh West
Nick Name: Chyler
Date of Birth: April 10, 1982
Age: 38 Year Old
Sun Sign: Aries
Birth Country: Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
Occupation: Actress, Singer, Model
Spouse/Ex-: Nathan West (M. 2002)
Father: Robert Potts
Mother: Yvonne Norton
Siblings: Christopher Khayman Lee
Children: Anniston Kae West, Noah Wilde West, Taelyn Leigh West
Husband/Boyfriend: Nathan West (m. 2002)
Boy Friends: Chris Evans(2001),Caity Lotz (2015),Floriana Lima (2015),Jesse Williams (2005), Eric Dane (2005)
U.S. State: North Carolina
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inches (1.69 m)
Weight: 57 kg (103 lbs)
Body Measurements: 34-23-35 Inches
Bra Size/Breast: 32B
Waist: 23 Inches
Hips: 35 Inches
Body type: Banana
Dress Size:2 (US)
Hair Color: Light Brown
Eye Color: Hazel
Net Worth: USD $5 million Approx
Active from: 1996-present
Early Life of Chyler Leigh:
Chyler grew up in Virginia until she was 12 years old, where her parents had a diet business and after her parents’ divorce (when she was twelve years old) she moved to Miami Beach.
She has a brother named Christopher Khayman Lee (known for her role in the children’s series Power Rangers). She studied at Trentwood Elementary and also at Great Neck Middle School. After completing her studies, she had already started high school, but finally, at age 16 she decided to pursue a career in acting.
She is also remembered for having been a model and host of the Hall Pass program in 1996. It was at that age that Chyler Leigh began working as a commercial model participating in advertising campaigns for Coca-Cola, Wendy’s and was also a model for catalogs and magazines.
Personal Life of Chyler Leigh:
As for her love life, Chyler Leigh is married to fellow actor Nathan West whom she met during the filming of the movie “Not another stupid American movie” in 2001.
They were married on July 20, 2002 and remain together until They date and have three children: Noah Wilde born in December 2003, Taelyn Leigh born in September 2006 and they had a second girl named Anniston Kae born in May 2009 just seven days before the start of the fifth season of Grey’s Anatomy.
She was on the cover of Stuff magazine alongside Mia Kirshner. At 23 she had already worked in nine different series, she was also included in the ranking of the most beautiful women in the world by Stuff magazine in 2002.
Chyler Leigh is Melissa Benoist’s best friend, and Chyler Leigh’s children call Melissa Benoist “Aunt Melissa.”
Professional Life of Chyler Leigh:
In 2001 he appeared in Not Another Stupid American Movie and in the video clip for Marilyn Manson’s Tainted Love. In 2002 she participated in Girls Club and That 80’s show.
She appeared in Reunion (Warner Bros) and is truly known for her role as surgeon Lexie Gray on Grey’s Anatomy, whose character is related to Mark Sloan played by Eric Dane. At the end of the 8th season, her character dies in the last chapter, called “Flight”.
“At the beginning of this year, I decided that the eighth season of ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ would be the last for me. I met with Shonda and we worked together to give Lexie an appropriate ending,” Leigh commented in a statement to ‘TVLine‘.
In addition, the actress has taken the opportunity to praise all her colleagues and has been very grateful to have been part of the world created by Rhimes: “I am very fortunate to have been able to work with this incredible team for five seasons. My experience in ‘ Grey’s Anatomy ‘is something I will treasure for the rest of my life.
” Likewise, the feeling of the creator of the series towards Leigh is mutual and, as Rhimes herself announced as soon as she broadcast the episode in which the character died, the decision to exit was not easy at all. “We argued about it a lot and finally we both decided that it was the right time to put an end to the character’s story.”
In 2015 the series called Supergirl was released where she plays the role of Alex, the protagonist’s adoptive sister.
In 1997 Chyler Leigh landed the leading role in the sports comedy Kickboxing Academy and also starred in the series Kinetic City Super Crew. Already in the late nineties, she played the character of Grace Smith in the series Saving Graces and also had a recurring role in the television series Safe Harbor in the role of Jamie Martin.
In 2000 she appeared on Wilder Days and also acted in an episode of “M.Y.O.B.” Chyler Leigh acted in three episodes of the remembered series 7th Heaven and it was in 2001 that she landed the starring role of Janey Briggs in the teen comedy “Not Another Silly American Movie“, starring opposite Chris Evans and Jamie Pressly.
The film was a kind of parody of the many adolescent films, making fun of the cliches and repetitive situations that abounded during the nineties and gave Chyler greater notoriety.
In 2002 Chyler Leigh joined the cast of the series “That 80s Show” acting in a total of 13 episodes in the role of June Tuesday, that year she also had a recurring role in “Girls Club” playing Sarah Mickle.
A year later, following her career as a television actress, she joined the cast of the TV series “El Abogado” in 2003 playing the character of Claire Wyatt.
In 2004 Chyler Leigh only made an appearance in one episode of the series “North Shore”, while in 2005 he was part of the cast of the television series “Reunion” acting in the seasons from 2005 to 2006.
For 2010 he returned to work on a movie, this time on the drama “The 19th Wife.”
Parallel to her work in other productions, she had already joined the cast of the hit series “Grey’s Anatomy” from 2007 to 2011 in the role of the half-sister Lexie of the protagonist Meredith Gray played by actress Ellen Pompeo.
In 2011 Chyler starred alongside Stephen Dorff in the action thriller “Brake.” In 2014 she stars as a Brooklyn police officer in the series “Taxi Brooklyn“.