Who is Christopher French?
A multi-instrumentalist and composer, Christopher Michael French, is perhaps known best for his work for the Home Box Office (HBO) series “Harley Quinn” and he also composed the music for the 2018 musical drama “Unlovable”.
Christopher is also known as the husband of the famous actress and singer, Ashley Tisdale.
Early life, family, and education
Born and raised in Los Gatos, California USA, Christopher French holds American nationality, and his ethnicity is Caucasian. He was born on 23 April 1982 which makes Taurus his zodiac sign, and he’s 40 years old as of 2022.
Christopher is quite secretive when it comes to his family, thus he hasn’t spoken about his parents, however, it’s known that he has a half-sister, namely Amber Chamberlain.
He began playing guitar when he was 12, and according to him, music is the default way that his brain expresses itself, and making music is his dream job.
Christopher attended the Musician’s Institute for Recording, and upon matriculating from high school in 2000, he enrolled at Berklee College of Music from which he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Arts (Film Scoring & Orchestration) in 2004.
Christopher spent his formative years recording and touring with his alternative rock bands, called The Why Game and Annie Automatic.
During his early career, he was given the opportunity to compose music for various genres in both television and film; his debut was working for the series “Young & Hungry” in 2014. Christopher composed music for the series “The Dead Girls Detective Agency” (2018), and the documentary “On Tour with Asperger’s Are Us” (2019) which followed the comedy troupe of people with Asperger Syndrome – a form of Autism Spectrum Disorder – on their first tour across the country.
Some other notable credits include working on the aforementioned movie “Unlovable” and “Harley Quinn” series, while worth mentioning is Christopher’s most recent work for the 2022 series “Modern Love Tokyo”, a spin-off from Prime Video’s “Modern Love”.
Love life and marriage
Christopher hasn’t spoken publicly about his previous relationships before meeting his future wife, Ashley Tisdale, and there are no records of his dating history.
The two met through mutual friends in December 2012, and eight months later they became engaged – Christopher and Ashley tied the knot on 8 September 2014. The rustic wedding ceremony was held in Santa Barbara, California, at the Villa Sevillano.
Six years after their wedding, the couple announced that they were expecting their first child, and on 23 March 2021, Ashley gave birth to their daughter they named Jupiter Iris French.
As of November 2022, the family of three plus their dog Sushi live in their residence in Los Angeles.
Briefly about his wife, Ashley Tisdale
Ashley Michelle Tisdale was born under the zodiac sign of Cancer on 2 July 1985, in Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA; she holds American nationality. She was raised by her parents Michael Tisdale and Lisa Morris alongside her sister Jennifer, who is also an actress, and a producer.
Ashley began acting when still a toddler; she’d appeared in over hundred commercials as a child, and had already performed in the theatre by the age of seven. She made her television debut in 1997, as Amy in an episode of the series “Smart Guy”.
She followed with several guest roles, before portraying Maddie in the series “The Suite Life of Zack & Cody” (2005-2008), which brought her the Kid’s Choice Award, Australia for Favorite Television Star.
From 2007 until 2015, she was heard as Candace Flynn in 129 episodes of the animated series “Phineas and Ferb”, which brought her the Behind the Voice Actors Award for Best Female Lead Vocal Performance in a Television Series – Comedy/Musical.
Concurrently, during 2014 and 2015, Ashley was heard as Sabrina Spellman in the animated comedy series “Sabrina: Secrets of a Teenage Witch”, for which she won a Daytime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program.
Ashley has over 100 acting credits, and her most notable movie role to date is her portrayal of Sharpay Evans in the “High School Musical” movie franchise, also starring Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens. Ashley won the MTV Movie + TV Award- Breakthrough Performance Female for her performance in the 2008 movie “High School Musical 3: Senior Year”.
She was next seen as Bethany Pearson in the 2009 family comedy “Aliens in the Attic”, and then had the female lead role opposite Robert Hoffman. Ashley made an appearance as Jody in “Scary Movie V” in 2013, and she next starred in “Amateur Night” in 2016, and followed with her voice role as Stealth Elf in “Skylanders Academy” (2016-2018).
Most recently, Ashley was seen as Jenny Kenney in the comedy series “Carol’s Second Act” (2019-2020), and was heard as Candace in “Phineas and Ferb the Movie: Candace Against the Universe” in 2020.
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Besides her acting career, Ashley is well-known for her career as a singer. Her first album “Headstrong” was released in 2007, and in its first week sold nearly 65,000 copies. In the following year, Ashley formed her own production company called Blondie Girl productions. In 2009, she released her second album, entitled “Guilty Pleasure”, which didn’t achieve such a huge success as her debut album.
Ashley’s music encompasses pop, dance-pop, and hip-hop, and her songs are related to heartbreak, boys, and break-ups. According to her, she launched her music career because she wanted to find a way to connect with her fans. Her third album, “Symptoms”, was a collaboration with her husband, and was released in 2019.
Speaking of her personal life, before she met Christopher, Ashley was in a relationship with actor, Gili Lang (1999-2000), and then from 2006 until 2009, with professional dancer Jared Murillo, who is perhaps known best for his work in the Disney Channel movies.
When this love story ended, Ashley began a new one with Scott Speer, a director of movies and music videos, who worked on several of Ashley’s official music videos. The two were in a relationship from 2009 until 2012, after which Ashley had a short romance with Martin Johnson, frontman of the band Boy Like Girls, before she met her future husband.
Christopher is a successful musician, and used his talent to earn some decent wealth for himself, so according to sources, as of November 2022, he has a net worth estimated at over $1 million, while his wife, Ashley Tisdale, has a net worth estimated at over $10 million.