Christopher Judge - Updated Dec 2023

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Christopher Judge

Christopher Judge is a multi-talented American actor, writer, and voice actor. Christopher Judge is best recognized for playing Teal’c in the Canadian-American military science fiction television series, “Stargate SG-1.”

Early Life

Christopher Judge is a 58 years old American actor. He was born on the 13th of October 1964, in Los Angeles, California, the United States. According to the astrological chart, he has a birth sign of Libra while he belongs to mixed ethnicity of African-Cherokee.

However, this actor has not yet disclosed the names and professions of his parents. He threw up with his younger brother Jeff Judge. Throughout his childhood life, he had a key interest in acting.

Christopher Judge – Education

In terms of education, he graduated from Carson High School in 1982 and was an All-L.A. City football player.

Furthermore, he attended the University of Oregon on a football scholarship and was a member of the Pacific-10 Conference. He was a Pacific-10 Conference selection in 1984 and appeared in the 1985 Hula Bowl while at Oregon.

Moreover, he won a radio show hosting contest in Oregon, and in his senior year, he won a regional contest to host the West Coast FOX KLSR Morning Show, an “MTV talk show type thing”; he used this experience to land an agent and return to Los Angeles.

Professional Career

Christopher Judge started in minor roles in films such as “Bird on a Wire” (1990), “Cadence” (1990), “Neon Rider” (1989), and “MacGyve”r (1990). Later, he appeared in a number of television shows and films, including “21 Jump Street” (1987) (with future SG-1 director Peter DeLuise), “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” (1990), and “House Party 2” (1991), as a regular on “Sirens” (1993) from 1994 to 1995.

He gained wide popularity after he played the main role of Teal’c  in the Canadian-American military science fiction television series, “Stargate SG-1.” From 1997 to 2007, he appeared in 211 episodes of this series. Similarly, audiences, critics, and reviewers praised his performance.

Christopher Judge

Caption: The Canadian-American military science fiction television series, Stargate SG-1 (Source: IMDb)

Following that, his other acting credit includes “Andromeda,” “Stargate Atlantis,” “Personal Effects,” “Snow Dogs,” “A Dog’s Breakfast,” “Anonymous,” “NCIS: Los Angeles,” and “The Dark Knight Rises.” He also wrote four Stargate SG-1 episodes, including “The Warrior” in season five, “The Changeling” in season six, “Birthright” in season seven, and “Sacrifices” in season eight.

Additionally, he has provided his voice to several cartoon characters in the video-games such as “Def Jam Vendetta,” “World of Warcraft,” “Turok,” “Stargate SG-1: Unleashed,” “World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor,” “Marvel’s Avengers,” and “God of War Ragnarök.”

Christopher Judge – Awards

Judge won Best Performance at the Game Awards 2022 for his role as Kratos in God of War Ragnarök. For his work on Stargate SG-1, he was nominated for a Saturn Award in the category of Best Supporting Actor in a Television Series in 2002. He accepted the award for Outstanding Achievement in Character for his work as Kratos in God of War on February 13 at the 2019 D.I.C.E. Awards.

At the 15th British Academy Games Awards in 2019, Judge was nominated for the British Academy Games Award for Performer, but he lost to his co-star Jeremy Davies. In 2023, he was nominated for and won the Performer in a Leading Role award at the 19th British Academy Games Awards.

Net Worth 2023

Judge has an estimated net worth of above $3 million as of 2023, while his earning, and incomes, are under review. He has been able to earn such a massive sum of money through his work as an actor in movies, television series, and voice artist.

Relationship Status

On the 28th of December 2011, Christopher Judge married Canadian former actress Gianna Patton. With the marriage, the couple is blessed with a child name Chole. Meanwhile, the couple have been together for over a decade and there is no sign of their separation at the moment.

Christopher Judge

Caption: Christopher Judge with his wife, Gianna Patton (Source: Fandom)

In the past, he was married to Margaret Schinke on the 25th of August 1995. With the relationship, the couple has three children, Christopher Jordan, Cameron Judge, and Catrina Jasmine.

However, their relationship did not work well and separated in 2001 finally divorcing on the 20th of December 2011. Till now, this American actor has maintained a safe distance from controversy and rumours.

Body Measurements

Christopher Judge

Caption: Christopher Judge posing for a photo (Source:

This American actor stands 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs around 109 kg. Moreover, he has a pair of black hair with black eyes colour while his other body measurement is unknown.

Social Media

On his Instagram page ‘@iamchrisjudge’ there are over 49.4k followers. Likewise, there are over 268.8k followers on his Twitter page ‘@iamchrisjudge’, and over 14k followers on his Facebook page.