Who is Zach Villa?

Zachary ‘Zach’ Villa was born on 17 March 1986 under the sign of Pisces. in Iowa, USA. He is a 33-year-old actor, dancer, singer and songwriter, but is probably best recognized for being the ex-fiance of famous actress, musician and model Evan Rachel Wood.

How rich is he, as of now? Zach Villa Net Worth

Zach Villa’s net worth is over $2.5 million earned from the music industry and his involvement in the film industry. He’s starred in more than 15 film and television titles.

Early Life, Nationality, Ethnicity, Educational Background

Zach Villa spent his early years in Iowa, where he was raised by his father, Larry Villa, and his mother, Sheryl Villa. He has American nationality, belongs to white Caucasian ethnicity, and practices Christianity. Zach attended Interlochen Arts Academy, a high school, and then continued his education at The Juilliard School, a prestigious private performing arts conservatory located in New York City. He graduated with a BA degree in Acting.

Acting Career Beginnings

Zach’s first project came in 2011, when he did a voice-over in an episode of the FX adult animated sitcom “Archer”, which was followed by his guest-starring as Javier Ramos in the episode “Resurrection” of the CBS action series “NCIS: Los Angeles” (2013). In 2014, he played Phil in the short comedy “Jesus Year”, after which he made his debut big screen appearance in the role of Jordan, in the 2015 romantic drama “Honeyglue”, directed by James Bird.

Zach Villa

During the following year, Zach provided his voice to Carlos Sanchez in the Fox animated sitcom “Bordertown”, and then landed the role of Tyler in Knate Lee’s drama “Cardboard Boxer”.

Rise to Fame and Recent Years

Zach Villa was cast as Dashiell Lowman in the comedy series “Dan Is Dead”, and then filmed the short drama “A Break In White”, both in 2017. In the following year, Zach guest-starred as Maneo in an episode of the science fiction series “The Expanse”, aired on the Syfy network, and played Arturo in Karyn Kusama’s crime film “Destroyer”, next to Nicole Kidman, Tatiana Maslany and Toby Kebbell.

In 2019, he was chosen to play Dax in the Showtime comedy-drama series “Shameless”, and then featured as Orlando in Carlyle Stewart’s comedy-drama “As You Like It”, based on the pastoral comedy of the same name by William Shakespeare. Most recently, he was cast as Richard Ramirez in the anthology horror series “American Horror Story”, which has been aired on the FX network since 2011.

Musical Career and Frontman of ‘Cylvia’

Zach Villa is an accomplished self-taught musician and multi-instrumentalist. He plays such musical instruments as the piano, guitar, bass, violin, and drums.

Zach started his musical career by becoming the frontman of the pop rock band ‘Cylvia’, based in Los Angeles, California. Their debut extended play is named “CYLVIA”, released in 2013.

Collaboration with Evan Rachel Wood and ‘Rebel and a Basketcase’

In 2016, Zach Villa and Evan Rachel Wood formed the electro-pop band called ‘Rebel and a Basketcase’. They performed together as a band on the NBC late-night “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon”. Their debut single, entitled “Oh Yeah,” was released in June of 2016, while their debut studio album “Rebel And A Basketcase 1” was released in September of the same year. However, they disbanded in August of 2017.

Other Music Projects

Zach subsequently launched his own record label, Speaker Cat Records, and formed the band called ‘Sorry Kyle’. They recorded their debut extended play in 2018, and in the following year Zach released his debut solo single “Revolver”. Moreover, he has performed with the LA Philharmonic in the premiere of “200 Motels” by Frank Zappa, and also collaborated with the For the Record family, Rob Fusari, Alex Timbers and David Byrne, among others. He also served as the choreographer for Diane Paulus & the Big Apple Circus.

Appearance and Vital Statistics

  • Short dark brown hair
  • Dark brown eyes
  • Height – 6ft 0ins (1.83m)
  • Weight – 171lbs (78kgs)
  • Vital Statistics – 44-34-38
  • Biceps Size – 16ins
  • Shoe Size – 11 (US)

Relationship with Evan Rachel Wood

Zach Villa and Evan Rachel Wood met each other at the John Hughes cabaret event, at which both of them were performing back in 2015. They soon started their relationship, and after dating for two years, Zach eventually proposed to her in January of 2017. However, they called-off their engagement in September that year, citing some personal problems.

Evan was previously engaged to famous singer and songwriter Marilyn Manson in 2010. Two years later, she married English actor Jamie Bell and gave birth to their son, named Jack Matfin Bell in July of the following year; the couple divorced in 2014. Moreover, Evan tweeted back in 2011 that she is bisexual – she is currently dating actress Katherine Moennig.

Posted by Zach Villa – Actor on Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Hobbies and Favorites

  • In his spare time, Zach Villa enjoys creating music, and going to theatre.
  • He is also an avid fan of cats, and motorcycles.
  • Zach also likes traveling, and his dream holiday destination is Paris in France.
  • His favorite singer is Elvis Presley.
  • Zach’s favorite actor and actress are Jason Momoa and Sophie Turner.
  • His favorite food is Nutella.
  • Black is his favorite ‘color’.
Author

Benjy is currently a reporter for BiographyPedia based in Adelaide, Australia. Prior to joining BiographyPedia in July 2019, he was a Bizarre TV reporter and theatre critic at TheSun. Benjy has also written for DailyMail and TMZ. Benjy studied journalism at Goldsmiths University of London, graduating in 2009. You can contact him at [email protected]

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