Zach Gilford Biography, Age, Height, Family, Wife & Net Worth


Zach Gilford is an American actor. Zach Gilford was born on January 14, 1982, in Evanston, Illinois, United States. Also, we can address Zach Gilford by other professions like television actor, a film actor who is one of the renowned faces and works predominantly in Hollywood. He is very famous or rather known for his role as Matt Saracen on the NBC sports drama series named Friday Night Lights. One of his recent renowned works that have gained the limelight in 2024 is the Netflix horror limited series named Midnight Mass. 

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In 2005, Zach appeared in an episode of Law and order: special victims unit. In 2006, Gilford landed a regular role in Friday Night Lights, in which he played the role of Matt Saracen in the main cast, from Season 1 to Season 3. In 2009, Gilford was switched to the recurring cast in Seasons 4 and 5. That year, he also made his feature film debut, co-starring in The Last Winter. He had a cameo in the film Rise: Blood Hunter and guest-starred in an episode of Grey’s Anatomy.

In 2012, Zach was cast in another medical drama, The Mob Doctor, on Fox, opposite Jordana Spiro; however, this was also canceled after 13 episodes. In January 2013, he appeared with Arnold Schwarzenegger in The Last Stand. He played the role of Matthew Iris in the film Crazy Kind of Love

He also co-starred alongside Allison Miller in the horror film Devil’s Due (2014), set in New Orleans and the Dominican Republic, and released on January 17, 2014. He also co-starred in the film sequel The Purge: Anarchy, released on July 18, 2014. He guest-starred in shows such as Drunk History, Tim and Eric’s Bedtime Stories, and Kingdom. In 2016, he starred as Danny Warren in the ABC drama series The Family. In 2017, Gilford starred as Conner Hooks in the YouTube Red futuristic web series Lifeline.

Since the year 2018, Gilford has had a recurring role as Gregg in the NBC series Good Girls. In 2019, Gilford was cast as Ben Walker in the Bad Boys spinoff drama L.A.’s Finest. Zach also held a leading role in Midnight Mass released in 2024.

Zach has a whopping net worth of $6million dollars. 


  • Gotham Awards. Gotham Independent Film Award [Nominee] (2007) Best Ensemble Performance. The Last Winter (2006)
  • Hamptons International Film Festival. Breakthrough Performer [Winner] (2009) Rising Stars. Dare (2009)
  • MTV Movie + TV Awards. MTV Movie Award [Nominee] (2015) Best Scared-As-S**t Performance.

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Early life and education:

 Gilford was born in Evanston, Illinois, the son of Anne and Steve Gilford. His mother is of Swedish descent, and Lutheran and his father are Jewish, of Russian-Jewish heritage. He graduated from Evanston Township High School and Northwestern University. He worked as a trip leader for Adventures Cross-Country[6] and has led wilderness and adventure trips for teenagers to Alaska, British Columbia, California, Hawaii, and the South Pacific. Gilford also worked as a staff member for YMCA Camp Echo in Fremont, Michigan.

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In the spring of 2010, Gilford began dating actress Kiele Sanchez, whom he met on the set of the television pilot for The Matadors. The couple became engaged in November 2011 and married on December 29, 2012. The couple also co-starred in The Purge: Anarchy. In August 2015, Sanchez announced that she and Gilford were expecting a son in November. In October 2015, they announced that Sanchez had suffered a late-term miscarriage. The couple has one daughter, born in November 2017 through surrogacy.

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Physical appearance:

Wеll, Zach Gilford’ѕ аgе іѕ 39 уеаrѕ оld аѕ оf tоdау’ѕ dаtе 23rd November 2024 hаvіng bееn bоrn оn 14 January 1982. Тhоugh, hе іѕ 5′ 8″ іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ аn 173 cm in Сеntіmеtrеѕ tаll, hе wеіghѕ аbоut 163 lbѕ in pound and 74kg іn Кіlоgrаms. He has reddish-brown colored hair and his eyes are green. His body measurement is 38-12-32, the chest is 38 in or 81 cm, arms or biceps are 12 in or 30.5 cm and waist is 32 in or 81 cm. His  Shoe size is 9.5 (US) shoes. 

Name Zachary Michael Gilford
Nick Name Zach
Profession Actor
Date of Birth January 14, 1982
Place Of Birth Evanston, Illinois, United States
Nationality American
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Height 5 feet 8 inches
Family Father: Steve Gilford
Mother: Anne Gilford
Brother(s): Not known
Sister(s): Not known
Relationship Status Married
Wife/Husband Kiele Sanchez (m. 2012)
Schooling Not Known
College Not Known
Education Qualifications Not Known
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Blue
Net Worth 6 Million USD (Approx)

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