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Eric Mabius is a popular American actor known for his incredible performance in the ABC series Ugly Betty. Mabius played the role of Daniel Meade in the series which drew him lots of attention as well as recognition. Asides this the actor has appeared in a host of other movies like Resident Evil, Cruel Intentions and many more. Here are other interesting facts about him.
Eric Mabius Bio, Age
Eric Mabius was born on April 22, 1971, in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. He attended Amherst Regional High School in Massachusetts, after which he proceeded to Sarah Lawrence College in New York. At Sarah Lawrence, he studied film theory and got more acquainted about films. After college Mabius kicked off his career with his first movie Welcome to the Dollhouse in the year 1995. The following year, he starred in I Shot Andy Warhol, the directorial debut of Mary Harron.
Eric Mabius had auditioned for a role in The Crow, the 1994 movie. He competed with others to play one of Top Dollar’s henchmen. Although he lost the role to Michael Massee, he got another chance in the next installment of the movie. In the third installment, The Crow: Salvation in 2000, Mabius portrayed Alex Corvis. He starred in the movie Cruel Intentions in 1999. Also in the 90s, the actor played a remarkable role in Black Circle Boys. His character of a high school gang leader drew him lots of attention and earned him positive recognition as well.
More and more movie roles rolled in for the actor in the 2000s. In the early 2000s, he starred in the popular series The O.C and also starred in Eyes. He starred in the series, the L Word, and made appearances in almost all the seasons. Mabius got his biggest break in 2006 when he got a role as a womanizing executive in the hit series Ugly Betty. He is also known for his roles in the movie Resident Evil which was released in 2002.
After his Ugly Betty stint, Eric Mabius’ role as fashion industry insider landed him some opportunities in the fashion and business world. The actor after his portrayal was guest editor for a day at Cosmopolitan magazine. Asides from that, Mabius who is also known for his good looks made it to People’s Sexiest Men Alive issue in the year 2006.
His Net Worth
Mabius has an estimated net worth of $3 million. Although the actor did not confirm this, it is believed that his financial status falls under the said category. Eric makes his money from his numerous films and TV series. The actor continues to work hard to prove himself in the competitive movie industry.
Family – Wife, Kids, Brother
Eric Mabius was born in Pennsylvania to his parents; Elizabeth Mabius his mother, and Craig Mabius his father. He is of mixed ethnicity; his father has Austrian ancestry and his mother is of Polish descent. Eric has a brother named Craig. Craig Mabius is a worker at the Varian Semiconductor in Massachusetts.
He may seem so busy with his career but Eric Mabius doesn’t fail to make out time for love and family. The actor is married to his wife Ivy Sherman, an interior designer. Mabius was a boyfriend to his wife for over four years before they finally tied the knot in February 2006. Reports have it that the two attended the same high school while growing up.
They have been together since then and there have been no separation reports. With Sherman, Mabius has two sons. His first son, Maxwell Elliot was born in 2006 and his second, Rylan Jaxson was born in 2008. Eric is a private person and enjoys a secluded life. He often avoids the spotlight and loves to spend time with his family. The Ugly Betty star is a Catholic and upholds the values of the Roman Catholic church.
Body Measurements – Height and Weight
Eric Mabius has got the right body features that suit his showbiz career. With his height of 1.78m (5ft 10in), the talented actor will surely not have a hard time finding roles anytime. He weighs a proportional 72kg or 158lbs and has a slim figure well defined by his broad chest and shoulders.