Chicago Fire has successfully made it to 10 seasons, and its casts — who are always diving headfirst into danger to save innocent lives — each has made a separate place in the viewers’ hearts. Among them, Heather Darden, portrayed by the actress Chaon Cross, was one of the most interesting characters because of her shocking life choices.
But who is she in real life? What are is age, and measurement? Is she married? Find the answers as this Chaon Cross Wikipedia proceeds.
Chaon Cross On Chicago Fire
Chaon portrayed the role of Heather Darden, the widow of Andy Darden. She was an important character on Chicago Fire who blamed the death of her husband on Kelly Severide. Though unjustified, Heather felt that if Kelly hadn’t convinced her husband to pursue a career as a firefighter, he would still be alive and well today.
Then one day, to distract herself from the pain, Heather goes out to drink with her girlfriends. But little did she know her life was going to change that day. She crashes her car and one of her best friends dies from the impact.
Also, because she drove under the influence, she get charged with a DUI, vehicular manslaughter, and ultimately receives a 15-month prison sentence.
After serving her time, Heather then comes out of the prison, only to break another law and go back straight to prison.
Trivia: Chaon’s on-screen husband, Andrew Darden was portrayed by Corey Sorenson. The pair shared two on-screen sons named Griffin and Ben Darden.
Chaon Cross Career
Chaon Cross is an actress who has appeared in TV shows like Next (2020), The Exorcist (2016), Boss (2012), Detroit 1-8-7 (2010), and not to mention Chicago Fire (since 2013). Also, she got a small screen time in the movie Windows (2018) as a sauna woman.
Apart from this, Chaon has worked for various theatre companies including Lookingglass Theatre Company (Chicago, Illinois), Milwaukee Repertory Theater (Milwaukee, Wisconsin), Northlight Theatre (Skokie, Illinois), Court Theatre (Chicago, Illinois), and Writers Theatre (Glencoe, Illinois).
As for her education, Chaon went on to receive her BFA in Theatre Arts from Stephens College in 1997. Then she did a semester at Oxford University, Oxford, England, and also received private tuition from John Kane at RSC, Stratford Upon Avon, England.
Furthermore, she has trained in ballet for 3 yrs with Michael Simms, and Modern/Expressive/Jazz dance for 5 years with Pamela Jones.
She has soprano/alto vocals, and can play guitar, juggle, ride a horse, and tumble.
Mentioning her achievements, Chaon received the 2019 Equity Joseph Jefferson Award for “Performer in a Principal Role” for the play “Photography 51” at the Court Theatre in Chicago, Illinois. Also, she was previously nominated for Equity Joseph Jefferson Award for the play “Proof” in 2013.
How Old Is Chaon Cross?
Chaon Cross was 44 years of age in 2021.
Information about her birthday wasn’t revealed.
Is Chaon Cross Married?
Yes, Chaon Cross was is to Brendan Kerlin as of 2021. The two tied the knot back on August 4, 2004, and past 17 wedding anniversaries, Chaon and her husband, Brendan share three beautiful kids.
Though Chaon had yet to reveal her children’s names, they were heavily featured over her FB.
As for how they met, it was the year 2001 when Chaon first stumbled upon Brendan. She had just moved to Chicago then and five days after arriving, she met her future husband.
Talking about her husband, Chaon is a Queen’s University Belfast graduate who went on to become the vice president of Services at QAD Precision (Precision Software). According to his link in, he joined the company as a project manager back in 2008 and was working there as of 2021. Also, he has worked as an engineering manager at Tellabs (for 10 years), and systems engineer at Ford Motor Company UK (for 3 years).
What Are Chaon Cross Measurements?
Chaon Cross’s body measurements were 38-25-37 inches. She stands tall at a height of 5 feet 6 inches (167 cm).
Mentioning her distinct features, Chaon has blue eyes, blond hair, and a triangular face.
Who Are Chaon Cross Family Members?
Chaon is the daughter of Evelyn Cross, the broker at New Horizon Realty, Inc. Her mother is from Springfield, Missouri, and lived a single life in Eureka Springs, Arkansas as of 2021. She is a Missouri State University graduate who went to study distance learning at Cal Poly Pomona.
Her father remained anonymous.
As for her siblings, Chaon has a brother named Nick Cross. He worked as an “Outdoor Programs and Outreach Market Manager” at REI, a sporting goods company.
Also, Jack Cross and Jaclyn Cross were related to Chaon.
Where Is Chaon Cross From?
Chaon hails from Eureka Springs, Arkansas.
Is Chaon Cross On Instagram, Facebook?
Also, here’s her Twitter @ChaonCross.
How Much Is Chaon Cross Net Worth?
Chaon Cross garnered a net worth of above $650 thousand.