Melanie Wright, in full Melanie Renee Schlanger, is the mother of Cole and Dylan Sprouse, two American actors. “Mel” is another nickname for her. She was born in Queensland and grew up there. She is a freestyle swimmer from Australia.
|First and last name||Melanie Wright|
|Country of birth||Australia|
|Mother’s name||Jonine Booth Wright|
|Sexual orientation||Straight ahead|
|Number of children||4|
|Net value||$5 million|
|Date of birth||August 31, 1986|
|wedding date||September, 2014|
Melanie Wright’s bio
Melanie started swimming when she was 14 years old. She first represented Australia in the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships in 2006. Melanie won gold for the first time as part of the Australian freestyle relay team at the 2007 World Championships.
She earned five Olympic medals, including two golds, representing Australia at the 2008 Beijing and 2012 London Olympics. She set world records in the freestyle relay in 2007 and 2014. She retired from athletics in 2015 due to a rib stress fracture. Meanwhile, she was admitted to the prestigious medical school of Bond University. She is now a physician with a Bachelor of Medical Studies and a Doctor of Medicine.
Melanie married Matthew Sprouse, a TV producer, in 1990. Cole and Dylan, their identical twin boys, are their only children. This couple divorced in 1997 after seven years of marriage. Their divorce is still under investigation.
Melanie married Australian Olympic swimmer Chris Wright in Brisbane, Australia, in September 2014 after dating for a few years. Melanie became pregnant during her medical training. She said she will continue her education at the same time. They are the parents of two children.
She has four children. Cole and Dylan, her identical twin boys from her first marriage to Matthew Sprouse, and Thomas and Madison, her daughter from her second marriage to Chris Wright. Cole and Dylan, her identical twin sons, were born in Italy on August 4, 1992. Dylan arrived 15 minutes earlier than his older brother Cole.
Cole is an American actor while Dylan is an entrepreneur and actor. Their grandmother, actress and theater teacher Jonine Booth Wright, is said to have prompted them to perform. They started performing when they were eight months old. Cole participated in many shows and programs with his twin brother Dylan. Sprouse is a 30-year-old American actor best known for his role as Cody Martin in the Disney Channel sitcom The Suite Life of Zack & Cody and the spin-off series The Suite Life on Deck. Cole is also known for his role in Friends as Ross’s child Ben.
After the series ended, the two brothers took a vacation from the spotlight to attend college and focus on themselves. They are now back in the acting world. Cole plays Jughead Jones in the Riverdale television series, while his brother Dylan plays Trevor in the sequel After We Collided. Cole appeared in the 2019 romantic drama Five Feet Apart, in which he portrayed a sufferer of Cystic Fibrosis.
His other films, in addition to Jughead Jones and Five Feet Apart, include Big Daddy, Diary of a Sex Addict, Eight Crazy Nights and more. Grace Under Fire, Mad TV, Friends, Hannah Montana, Borrasca and others are among his TV shows. He has appeared in various advertisements, TV shows and movies to date. Cole has received several accolades, including the Kid’s Choice Award, the Young Star Award, the People’s Choice Award, and many more. Cole is also a well-known photographer with a focus on fashion and travel. He has photographed a number of celebrities including Kendall Jenner, Sophie Turner, Sam Smith and others.
Cole’s Personal Life
Cole was in a relationship with Lili Reinhart, an American actor and novelist. They have been dating since 2017 and Riverdale fans love this couple. They dated for two years before breaking up in 2020. When this news got out, everyone assumed it was a rumor.
Cole revealed the split between him and Lili in August 2020 via an Instagram post. He described it as an amazing experience and he considers himself lucky to have had the chance to fall in love, which he will always cherish. He wished Lili all the love and happiness in the world.
Cole wasn’t single for a long time after the divorce, and he is rumored to be seeing Canadian model Ari Fournier. They were seen together in several locations. Ari is a professional model. Premier Model Management represents her. They started dating in March 2021.
Melanie Wright’s net worth is estimated to be between $1 million and $5 million. Her son Cole’s net worth is estimated at around $80 million.