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Merle Dandridge is a Japanese American singer and actress. She is popular for portraying in numerous stage productions such as Spamalot and Jesus Christ Superstar, and as a voice artist in video games.
Merle was born on 31st May 1975, in Okinawa Japan. Born to her Japanese mother and African-American father, she is of mixed ethnicity (Asian-African-American) and holds dual nationality (Japanese-American).
Merle was married to Christopher Johnston
Multi-talented singer and actress were previously living a marital life with her ex-husband Christopher Johnston. Dandridge and Johnston are dating for a long time before their wedding.
The former pair exchanged their wedding vows on 21st May 2011. The wedding ceremony was held at Sherman Oaks along with their families and closed ones.
The pair stayed together for almost nine years and started facing issues. In 2019, Merle and Christopher were officially divorced without leaving the reason behind their split. The pair, moreover, does not share any child.
Kicked Off her Career as a Theater Artist
After graduating at Theatre Conservatory via Roosevelt University (currently known as Chicago College of Performing Arts), Merle joined the Chicago theatre productions and started acting on the stage.
Merle came into limelight when she credited her voice as Alyx Vance in the action game Half-Life 2 and its sequels. Not to mention her appearance in television series such as NCIS, The Newsroom, and Criminal Minds, where another actress Brittany Curran has also played.
Dandridge's recent work includes her appearance in the thriller drama series The Flight Attendant aired via HBO Max.
Merle's voice credits in games earned her an Award
Being one of the famous singer and actress, Dandridge became globally renowned when she started working for video games as a voice artist.
Some of her famous voice credits include in Half-Life 2, The Orange Box, Dota 2, and Everybody's Gone to the Rapture as Kate Collins for which she won the British Academy Games Award for Performer.
How Much Net Worth Does Merle Dandridge Accumulate?
Multi-talented actress and singer has a total net worth of $2 million as of 2020, which is more than another singer Sarah Grace with a whole wealth of $500,000.
To date, she has made her appearance in numerous movies, theatre productions, which adds up to her current net worth. Looking at her social media, Merle is living a lavish life with her staggering wealth.
As per some sources, the average salary of an American voice artist and singer is $33,220 and $42,038. Hence, we can assume the yearly wage of Merle Dandridge.
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