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Tyler Christopher Height, Weight, Age, Net Worth, Wife

Tyler Christopher Quick Info
Height 5 ft 10 in
Weight 72 kg
Date of Birth November 11, 1972
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Date of Death October 31, 2023

Tyler Christopher was an American actor whose claim to fame was playing the role of Nikolas Cassadine (1996–1999; 2003–2011; 2013–2016) and Connor Bishop (2004–2005) on the long-standing soap opera, General Hospital. Additionally, he had also starred as Stefan DiMera (2017-2019) and Signore Christofero (2001) on Days of Our Lives, Anton on Charmed (2000), Billy Rattison on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2002), etc.

Born Name

Tyler Christopher Baker

Nick Name

Tyler Baker

American actor Tyler Christopher
American actor Tyler Christopher (Tyler Christopher / Instagram)


Tyler was born on November 11, 1972.


Tyler passed away on October 31, 2023, from a cardiac attack at the age of 50 years in San Diego, California. His death was listed as “accidental” and it was later revealed that he had died from suffocation due to the way he was positioned because he was drunk.

Sun Sign


Born Place

Joliet, Illinois, United States





Tyler studied at the Ohio Wesleyan University for 2 years but dropped out before graduating to move to Los Angeles, California.




  • Father – Jim Baker
  • Mother – Jimi-Ann Baker
  • Siblings – He had 2 older sisters and 1 older brother.

Net Worth

At the time of his death, Tyler Christopher’s net worth was $2 million according to




5 ft 10 in or 178 cm


72 kg or 158.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Tyler had dated –

  1. Vanessa Marcil (1997-1999)
  2. Eva Longoria (2001-2004) – He was previously married to the Desperate Housewives actress Eva Longoria from January 20, 2002, until their divorce in January 2004.
  3. Natalia Livingston (2004-2006)
  4. Alicia Leigh Willis (2005)
  5. Brienne Pedigo (2006-2021) – He began dating the auto racing pit reporter Brienne Pedigo in 2006 and the duo tied the knot on September 27, 2008. They welcomed a son named Greysun James Christopher (b. October 3, 2009) and a daughter named Boheme Christopher (b. May 3, 2015) before filing for divorce in 2021.
Tyler Christopher as seen taking an Instagram selfie with his kids in 2022
Tyler Christopher as seen taking an Instagram selfie with his kids in 2022 (Tyler Christopher / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity


He had English, German, Scottish, Irish, Welsh, and distant Swedish ancestry.

Hair Color


Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Mole on his cheek

Tyler Christopher Favorite Things

  • MovieThe Godfather (1972)
  • Television SeriesThe Bear
  • Cheat Meal – Sushi
  • Superpowers – Flying, Teleportation
  • ActorMarlon Brando
  • Dream Acting Partner – Marlon Brando
  • Sport To Watch – College Football
  • Sports To Play – Football, Baseball

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Tyler Christopher as seen with his Emmy award in 2016
Tyler Christopher as seen with his Emmy award in 2016 (Tyler Christopher / Instagram)

Tyler Christopher Facts

  1. He began a theater group in 2003 and named it the 68 cent crew.
  2. Christopher and his family believed for many years that they had Native American ancestry. However, his father and sister conducted a DNA test that proved conclusively that they did not have any Native American DNA.
  3. He enjoyed playing golf in his free time.
  4. Before getting his big break, Tyler used to wait tables together with actors J.D. Walters and Derk Cheetwood at a restaurant in Burbank in 1993.
  5. Prior to appearing as Nikolas Cassadine on General Hospital, he had auditioned to play the character of Stone Cates on the show in 1993, but the role eventually went to Michael Sutton.
  6. Tyler was charged with public intoxication in Martinsville, Indiana on November 11, 2019. He was arrested and subsequently let go after pleading guilty and paying a small fee.
  7. In 2016, he was awarded the Daytime Emmy Award in the ‘Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series’ category for his work on General Hospital. Furthermore, he was nominated for his work on the show in the years 1998, 2005, and 2006.

Featured Image by Tyler Christopher / Instagram

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