Tuesday, May 28

Kristoffer Polaha Bio, The Shift, Height, Age, Family, Spouse, Net Worth, Movies and TV Shows


Kristoffer Polaha Biography

Kristoffer Polaha is an American actor and author famous for appearing as Jason Matthews in North Shore, Nathaniel “Baze” Bazile in Life Unexpected, and Henry Butler in Ringer. He will appear in the sci-fi film, The Shift in in the lead role of Kevin. The Shift premiered on December 1, 2023.

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Kristoffer Polaha Height

Polaha stands at a rough height of 6 feet and 2 inches.

Kristoffer Polaha Age

Polaha is 47 years old. He was born on February 18, 1977, in Reno, Nevada, U.S.A. He celebrates his birthday every February 18th.

Personal Life

Kristoffer Polaha Family and Relatives

Polaha was born and raised by Esther and Jerome Polaha. Jerome, his father, worked as a Washoe District Court Judge. Aside from Polaha, they have three older sons, Erik, John, and an unnamed third. Polaha is the youngest child in the family.

On November 11, 2022, he celebrated his father and brother who served in the United States Air Force and the United States Army respectively on his Instagram account. Also, he thanked all the people who are still serving in the army.

Kristoffer Polaha Spouse and Children/Who Is His Wife?

Polaha tied the knot with Julianne Morris on June 7, 2003, at the Windermere Chapel in Windermere, Florida. The couple has three sons born in 2004, 2006, and 2011. Jude, the youngest, was born in 2011 and is 12 years old as of 2023.

Caleb was born on July 28, 2004, and is 19 years old as of 2023. On July 28, 2023, Polaha posted a side-by-side photo of him when he was younger and older, on his Instagram account and wished him a happy birthday. He works as a singer and songwriter. He has songs named “The Whole Night and Mississippi Moon.

Micah was born on April 7, 2006, and is 17 years old as of 2023. On April 7, 2023, Polaha posted a picture of him on his Instagram account and wished him a happy 17th birthday. One of their sons, Micah Max works as an actor. One of their sons served in the United States Marines.

Morris works as an actress and has appeared in films like The Young and the Restless, Witch Hunt, and Days of Our Lives. She was born on May 8, 1968, in South Carolina, U.S., and is 55 years old as of 2023. Further, she is a practicing Christian and supports sexual abstinence before marriage.

Kristoffer Polaha Education

Polaha studied at Robert Louis Stevenson boarding school in Pebble Beach, California, in the early 90s. When he finished his studies there, he joined New York University Tisch School Of the Arts, where he graduated with a Bachelor Of Arts degree in 1999.

Professional Life

Kristoffer Polaha Net Worth

Polaha has garnered a net worth ranging from $1 million to $6 million during his successful career as an actor and author.

Kristoffer Polaha Career

Polaha relocated to Los Angeles on July 4, 2001. He made appearances in theatre productions during his early career. For instance, he appeared in Ragtime Revue at Lincoln Center, Bread & Butter at Provincetown Playhouse, The Long Days Journey Into Night at the Roundabout Theater, and Uncle Vanya at the Stella Adler Conservatory.

He started appearing in minor roles in a number of American TV series and films. His initial appearance on-screen was when he starred in That’s Life where he played the role of Gavin in the episode “Plus One.” Further, he had roles in TV series including Angel, Roswell, Birds of Prey, Tru Calling, House, CSI: Miami, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Bones, and Close to Home

Polaha attained fame for starring in the role of John F. Kennedy Jr. in TBS’ America’s Prince: The John F. Kennedy Jr. Story in 2003. In 2010, he founded a production company titled Podunk Productions. In November of the same year, he signed a talent-holding agreement with CBS. He has starred in films like Devil’s Knot, Wonder Woman 1984, and Jurassic World Dominion. Since 2016, he has appeared in seven Hallmark films.

Kristoffer Polaha Hallmark Movies

During his career, Polaha has made appearances in a number of Hallmark’s original films including Dater’s Handbook, Rocky Mountain Christmas, and Pearl in Paradise. In 2019, he starred in Hallmark’s Mystery 101 in the role of Travis Burke, a detective. The same year, he appeared in Double Holiday. In 2021, he played the role of Jake Dorsey in A Dickens of a Holiday! In the film, Dorsey is a recognized action star who was raised in Dickens, Ohio.

Polaha said that he embraces Hallmark productions as an actor and finds joy in sharing his professional work with his 7-year-old. He also favors Hallmark because his 91-year-old Nana perceives his presence on Hallmark as a notable achievement in Hollywood.


Variety reported that Polaha had signed a book deal with Rosewind Books, where he’ll co-author romance novels with Anna Gomez. So far, they have published books dubbed, Moments Like This and Where the Sun Rises in the From Kona with Love book series. Polaha wants to produce books for film and TV through his production company, Podunk Productions.

Kristoffer Polaha Jill Wagner

In 2018, Polaha starred in Pearl in Paradise alongside Jill Wagner. In the film, he plays the role of Colin Page while she plays Alex Anderson. Alex works as a magazine photographer while Colin works as an author. They head to Fiji to search for an odd blue pearl he had written about in his book.

They also worked together when they co-starred in Hallmark’s Mystery 101 in 2019. He played the role of Travis Burke while she played Amy Winslow. In the storyline, Travis is a recently transferred police detective, while Amy is a college literature professor specializing in crime fiction, conducting classes on the subject, at Elmstead College in Garrison, Washington.

Kristoffer Polaha Religion

Polaha is a practicing Christian. He talked about his withdrawal from faith, highlighting that a life-threatening encounter prompted him to reconnect with his faith. During a 2019 interview, when questioned about his desired legacy, he conveyed a wish to be remembered for evoking positive emotions in people, embodying kindness and goodness, and excelling in his professional endeavors.

Kristoffer Polaha Ethnicity

Polaha is of Czech descent.

Kristoffer Polaha The Shift

Polaha will appear in the sci-fi film, The Shift in the lead role as Kevin. The Shift premiered on December 1, 2023. The film’s narrative revolves around Kevin, placed in a dystopian setting, where he encounters a mysterious figure named “The Benefactor.” The Benefactor presents him with challenges as Kevin strives to shift realities and reunite with the woman he loves. In the film, he will star alongside his fellow actors and actresses including;

Kristoffer Polaha North Shore

In 2004, Polaha secured the main character, Jason Matthews, in the prime-time soap opera “North Shore.” The show pivoted around the personnel and guests of the fictional Grand Waimea Hotel and Resort.

Kristoffer Polaha Life Unexpected

In 2010, he played the role of Nate Bazile in the film, Life Unexpected. Nate is a bar owner who finds out that he has a teenage daughter named Lux Cassidy.

Kristoffer Polaha Ringer

From 2011 to 2012, he played the role of Henry Butler in the crime thriller drama TV series, Ringer. Henry is the husband of Gemma and works as a writer. Unhappy with his life, he cheats on Gemma with Siobhan Martin.

Kristoffer Polaha Jurassic World Dominion

In 2022, Polaha played the role of Wyatt Huntley in the sci-fi film, Jurassic World Dominion. Wyatt works as a CIA officer operating undercover as one of Delacourt’s men.

Kristoffer Polaha Wonder Woman

Polaha appeared in Wonder Woman 1984 in 2020, where he played the role of Handsome Man. In the film, Steve Trevor, Diana’s first love, takes over his body in mirror reflections.

Kristoffer Polaha Other Films and TV Shows

During his career, Polaha has appeared in several films and TV shows including;

  • Billy: The Early Years
  • Atlas Shrugged Part III: Who Is John Galt?
  • Where Hope Grows
  • Frontman
  • Run the Race
  • Tru Calling
  • Mad Men
  • Miss Guided
  • Valentine
  • Made in Jersey
  • Backstrom
  • Castle
  • Mystery 101: An Education in Murder
  • Harlan Coben’s Shelter

Kristoffer Polaha Social Media

Polaha has active social media platforms i.e. Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. He has a following of over 33K on Facebook, a following of over 81.6K on Instagram, and a following of over 16.6K on Twitter.