Kristoffer Polaha - Biography

Last Modified: Apr 2, 2020

Kristoffer Polaha
Profession: Actor
Best Known For: Life Unexpected
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: Under Review

Personal Details

Born on : January 18, 1977 (age 44)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Kristoffer Jon Polaha
Birth Place: Reno, Nevada, USA
Horoscope: Capricorn
Father's Name: Jerome Polaha
Mother's Name: Esther Polaha
Siblings: 3

John Polaha (older brother)
Michael Polaha (older brother)
Erik Polaha (older brother)

University: NYU's Tisch School Of Arts
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (Czech, Irish, German, French)
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: June 7, 2003
Wife's Name: Julianne Morris
Children: 3

Kristoffer Caleb Polaha (son)
Micah Polaha (son)
Jude Polaha (son)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.88 meter (6 feet 2 inch)
Weight: 80 kg (176.37 lb)
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Kristoffer Polaha?

Kristoffer Polaha is a professional actor and an American national. He is best known for starring in North Shore as Jason Matthews, in Life Unexpected as Nathaniel "Baze" Bazile, and in Ringer as Henry Butler.

Kristoffer Polaha – Age, Parents, Siblings

Kristoffer Polaha’s birth took place on February 18, 1977, in Reno, Nevada, USA. He was born as Kristoffer Jon Polaha to father Jerome Polaha, Washoe District Court Judge and mother Esther Polaha. 

Kristoffer Polaha with his parents (Image: Instagram - posted December 2015)

He is not the only child of his parents and has three siblings, all of whom are older brothers named John Polaha, Michael Polaha, Erik Polaha.

Education, Ethnicity

To attend Robert Louis Stevenson boarding school, Kristoffer Polaha moved to Pebble Beach, California in the early 1990s. For further education, he attended NYU's Tisch School Of Arts from where he graduated in 1999 with a bachelor's degree in arts. 

His ethnicity includes Czech, Irish, German, French.

Kristoffer Polaha – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

He married his longtime girlfriend Julianne Morris, also an actress on 7 June 2003. With his wife, he has three children sons Kristoffer Caleb Polaha (born July 28, 2004), Micah Polaha (born April 6, 2006), and Jude Polaha (born January 2, 2011).

As of 2020, the couple is living a blissful marriage without rumors of extramarital affairs and divorce.

Kristoffer Polaha, Julianne Morris with their sons (Image: Instagram - posted October 2019)

Kristoffer Polaha – Net Worth, Salary

The figures on Polaha’s net worth and salary are not shared with the public.

Kristoffer Polaha – Career

Early Career

Polaha first began his career appearing in theatre productions of Ragtime Revue, The Long Days Journey Into Night, Bread & Butter, Uncle Vanya. It was in the early 2000s that Kristoffer Polaha began to land minor roles in TV series and films. 

His debut role was in an episode of That's Life (2001) as Gavin. This was followed by guest appearances in TV series Angel (2001), Roswell (2002), Birds of Prey (2002), Tru Calling (2003) and in short film Home Base (2002). 

Finally, in 2004 Kristoffer Polaha was cast as Jason Matthews, the main character in the TV series North Shore. He portrayed the character for a total of 21 episodes.

Films, Series

Since then Polaha has starred in dozens of TV series including Mad Men (2007-2009), Miss Guided (2008), Valentine (2009), Ringer (2011-2012), Made in Jersey (2012), Backstrom (2015), Castle (2015-2016), Condor (2018) and as the main role in Life Unexpected (2010-2011) as Nathaniel "Baze" Bazile.

He has also portrayed characters in the films Devil's Knot (2013), Where Hope Grows (2015), Run the Race (2019), Wonder Woman 1984 (2020). 

Moreover, Kristoffer Polaha has starred in numerous Hallmark movies- Hearts of Christmas (2016), Dater's Handbook (2016), A Small Town Christmas (2018), four Mystery 101 (2019) TV Movie series, etc.

Jill Wagner, Kristoffer Polaha co-starred in Mystery 101 (Image: Hallmark Channel)


On the set of Wonder Woman 1984, Kristoffer Polaha has starred alongside Sarah Barlondo, Oakley Bull, Gabriella Wilde, Lyon Beckwith.

Kristoffer Polaha – Awards, Nominations

Polaha has been nominated and had gone on to win 2016’s Seattle Shorts Film Festival - Jury Award for Best Actor.

Kristoffer Polaha – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media handles including Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Kristoffer Polaha is followed by thousands of followers and counting.

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