Mark Ghanime is an actor as well as a producer. Mark Ghanime had come to fame after playing his different roles as Major Sergio Ballesteros on the Syfy series Helix and as Don Carlos on The CW series Reign.
Table of Biography
Early life and Childhood
Mark Ghanime’s current age is 43 years. He was born on 1st December 1977 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Mark grew up in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He has both citizenships of Lebanon-Canada. Similarly, his mother was Canadian and father was a Lebanese. Though he was raised up in Montreal, Quebec, he fluently speaks English, French, and Arabic from an early age due to his diverse heritage. He has mixed Lebanese-Canadian ancestry.
Mark Ghanimé grew up focusing on academics with the intent of becoming a businessman and going into real estate. He was not creative in high school and did not take drama classes or play a musical instrument. In his early twenties, Mark Ghanimé began taking vocal lessons and hip-hop dance classes in order to explore his creative side.
In 2004, he had an uncredited, background role in Chasing Freedom starring Juliette Lewis. While on set, he became passionate about acting and knew he wanted to pursue it as a career.
Mark’s desire to immerse himself in the industry grew and his ethnically ambiguous strength afforded him the ability to play a myriad of archetypes – from good to bad and those piercing green eyes command attention when he’s on the screen, big or small.
After starting his career acting in commercials, Mark Ghanimé was cast in his first guest-starring role as Graham in the CBC Television series Wild Roses. He then had small guest-starring roles on Smallville and Supernatural in 2010 and The Secret Circle, Fairly Legal, and Arrow in 2012.
Starting in 2012, Mark Ghanimé had a recurring role as Dr. Jamie Albagetti on The CW series Emily Owens, M.D. and a starring role as Daniel Goose-Egg on the web series Soldiers of the Apocalypse, for which he also served as associate producer. In 2013, he had supporting roles as Run in the Showcase miniseries Eve of Destruction and as the museum curator in the Hallmark Channel television movie The Hunters.
Highlight of the career
Mark’s most significant role came in 2014 when he was cast as a series regular in the Syfy original series Helix, playing Major Sergio Balleseros who guides a team of CDC scientists to investigate a disease outbreak at a research facility in the arctic. The series was canceled on April 29, 2015, and aired for two seasons.
In 2015, he was cast in the recurring role of Don Carlos in the third season of The CW series Reign. He also recurred as Justin Faysal on the Chiller horror anthology series Slasher in 2016. Mark Ghanimé recurs on the second season of Private Eyes, playing a romantic interest of the main character, Angie Everett, played by Cindy Sampson.
As of the year 2019, he has worked in the TV mini-series Dark Universe as Ryan Runyon and in short film Quantum Knights as Oliver Knight. Moreover, he has even starred in various TV shows and series.
Mark has visited Lebanon numerous times and wishes to portray more Middle-Eastern characters in order to bring a positive light to the Middle East and accentuate the beauty of countries such as Lebanon which he says are rarely portrayed positively in the media. Ghanimé resides in Vancouver but frequently travels to Los Angeles for business engagements and to Montreal, where his family resides, for holidays and other events.
Net Worth and Salary
The stunning actor has earned a handsome amount of money to fulfill his needs. He has earned a net worth of around $600 thousand. As an actor, he even earns $22,718 per year or $11.65 per hour.
Mark’s hasn’t any information regarding his marital status. However, he has a daughter named Mika. He often posts photos of her, but he never shows his daughter’s face. Mark rather likes to keep his personal life away from the public. Moreover, his IMDb bio also mentions that he is raising a daughter alongside his partner in Montreal.
Focusing on his past relationship, he hasn’t made girlfriends neither has chosen life partner. He usually doesn’t speak about his personal life in the media or public as well as hasn’t mentioned his affairs publically. Moreover, he even has managed to keep it low profile.
Currently, he resides in Vancouver, Canada but sometimes visits Montreal where his parents reside. He keeps on traveling to Los Angeles for his several acting ventures. The actor keeps on visiting Lebanon numerous times for shining his characters in order to bring a positive light of the Middle-East in his acting.
Body Measurement and Social Media
Mark Ghanime has a height of 5 feet 10 inches tall and owns a weighs of 89 kg. Similarly, he has a beautiful black hair color with a pair of greenish eyes.
The 42 years old stunning actor is active on social media including Facebook and Twitter. He had gained more than 8.9k followers on Twitter (@markghanime) and more than 3k followers on Facebook (@MarkGhanimeOfficial). He also has an Instagram account @themarkghanime in which he has 1218 followers.