Chicago Med Season 3: Meet The Main Characters’ Spouses

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There are hundreds of medical television drama series running on many television networks and Chicago Med Season has stood out since it premiered on NBC on November 17, 2015. The series was created by Dick Wolf and Matt Olmstead, as the third installment of Wolf’s Chicago franchise with many actors putting in their individual best. We have decided to take a look at the personal and career lives of the main characters and their spouses, plus what they are up to.

Chicago Med Season 3: Nick Gehlfuss as Dr, Will Halstead

Nick Gehlfuss was born Nicholas Alan Gehlfuss was born on January 21, 1985, in Cleveland, Ohio, US, to parents Sandra and Alan Gehlfuss. He is 34 years old. He was raised in Little Italy and Chesterland, Ohio.

Nick played junior varsity soccer in high school and during the same period, he discovered his acting talents and was encouraged to pursue it by his parents. He graduated from the Marietta College in Marietta, Ohio, and earned a BFA degree before moving to the University of Missouri-Kansas City where he obtained his MFA degree.

Nick began his career in 2009 playing a voice role in the film “Sam Steele and the Junior Detective Agency” A year later, he made his first television appearance in “Army Wives” in an uncredited role. Nick continued to put up strong performances in all the roles he ever starred in including that of Robbie Pratt in the fourth season of the Showtime comedy-drama “Shameless”.

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In 2015, he joined the cast of the NBC medical drama “Chicago Med” as Dr. Will Halstead, a former plastic surgeon and now an ED supervising attending physician from Chicago. His character was first introduced in the police procedural drama “Chicago P.D” and in the other Chicago franchise “Chicago Fire”. Currently, Chicago Med is in its fifth season and Nick is still heavily involved in the show.

Nick Gehlfuss married hotel manager Lilian Matsuda on May 13, 2016. The actor has a net worth of 7 million dollars.

Chicago Med Season 3: Yaya DaCosta as April Sexton

A picture of Yaya DaCosta on any magazine cover would give you the conviction that she is a model and you are not wrong. The actress started her career in the runway, she has also appeared in numerous brand adverts before she transitioned into an actress in 2005.

Yaya DaCosta was born on November 15, 1982, in Harlem, New York to Orundun DaCosta) and Carl Awolowo Johnson. She has a sister, Djassi, and two brothers, Mamadou and Djani. She is of Brazilian and Nigerian descent.

She attended Northfield Mount Hermon School. At the age of 11, her drama teacher, Ann Willis Ratray, encouraged her to audition for educational films. She took her acting talent to college before where she majored in Africana Studies and International Relations at Brown University.

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After her graduation, she ventured into the world of modeling and finished second on Cycle 3 of America’s Next Top Model. She also appeared in advertisements for Garnier Fructis, Lincoln Townhouse, Oil of Olay, Radioshack, Seda, Sephora and Dr. Scholl’s. In 2005, she started her acting career by appearing in an episode of the UPN sitcom “Eve”. This one episode appearance gingered her confidence as she took up other roles like her role as Cassandra Foster, the daughter of Angie Hubbard in the ABC soap opera “All My Children” in 2008. In 2015, she surprised many when she portrayed the role of Whitney Houston in a Lifetime television film about her life. Since 2015, she has been playing the role of April Sexton a first-generation Brazilian-American ED nurse in “Chicago Med”.

Yaya DaCosta married independent film producer and director Joshua Bee Alafia on June 26, 2012. Together they welcomed a son named Sankara in September 2013. On November 12, 2015, there were alleged reports that she filed for a divorce from her husband, however, in an exclusive interview with Madamenoire, the actress revealed she was never married to Alafia in the first place. She goes further to reveal that what she shared with Alafia was more of a commitment than marriage. The bottom line is that the two are no longer together either as husband and wife or as lived-in lovers.

She speaks Portuguese, French, Spanish, and conversational Japanese. In addition, the actress has a net worth of 1 million dollars.

Torrey DeVitto as Dr. Natalie Manning

Before joining the cast of “Chicago Med”, Torrey DeVitto has starred in notable lead roles in some television series like “Pretty Little Liars” an ABC family/freeform mystery drama series as Melissa Hastings. She has also played the role of Dr. Meredith Fell in The CW fantasy drama series “The Vampire Diaries”. Torrey also appeared in “One Tree Hill”. In addition to her numerous acting credits, she is a musician, a philanthropist, and a former fashion model.

Torrey DeVitto was born on June 8, 1984, in Huntington on Long Island, to Mary (née Torrey) and Liberty DeVitto, a rock drummer who played for Billy Joel. The actress was raised in Winter Park, Florida. She is the second of four daughters with an older sister Devon, and two younger sisters. Born into a show business family, she spent her childhood periods touring with her parents while making lots of friends in the process.

Torrey attended Youngsville Elementary School, part of Kings Park Central School District. After graduating from Winter Park High School in Winter Park, Florida, she spent her summer in Japan where she worked as a model, appearing in a lot of commercials that made Ford sign her.

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Torrey made her acting debut in 1999 when she appeared in The WB drama series “Safe Harbor”. Since her debut, she has climbed on top of the acting ladder with impressive performances in films and television series.  In 2015, she joined the cast of “Chicago Med” as Dr. Natalie Manning, a widow and pediatrician from Seattle who did a fellowship in emergency medicine in the first season and becomes an attending in the emergency medicine/pediatrics department in the fifth season.

Outside of acting and playing the violin, she is an ambassador of Hospice. She also lends her support to supports PETA, RAINN, and HSUS. She has worked alongside the National Alliance on Mental Illness to raise awareness for Mental Health.

She married co-star Paul Wesley in a private ceremony in April 2011 and unfortunately, they divorced in December 2013. The actress has a net worth of 5 million dollars.

Chicago Med Season 3: Colin Donnell as Dr. Connor Rhodes

Colin Donnell was born to be a star. The various pieces of training and the paths he followed in becoming an actor points out that he was born to be in the show business. The actor has starred in many television series like the CW television series “Arrows” and Showtime drama series “The Affair” as Scotty Lockhart.

Colin Donnell was born on October 9, 1982, in St. Louis, Missouri as the last child of Ben Donnell and Francoise Donnell. He has two older brothers. Colin is of Irish and French descent. Colin started singing in high school when he joined the choir, he also mixed his singing time with acting as he appeared in the stage production of “Barnum”.

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He received his first-ever voice lesson at the age of 17 and was nominated for three Astaire awards for his performance in the 2011 Broadway revival of “Anything Goes”. He graduated from Indiana University in 2005.

In 2015, he joined the cast of “Chicago Med” as a cardio-thoracic fellow from Chicago, who spent some time in Riyadh following his residency. On April 19, 2019, it was announced that Donnell was leaving the series after four seasons as a series regular.

The actor married actress Patti Murin on June 19, 2015, after they dated for a while. Colin Donnell has a net worth of 1 million dollars.

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