Chrissy Metz, the This is Us actress who plays Kate Pearson, has come a long way in her career. In just a few years, she's gone from playing a character on American Horror Story: Freak Show to playing the lead on one of the best shows currently on air.
But there are some stories about Chrissy Metz that you might not know. For example, did you know Metz was bullied as a kid and moved frequently? She started out in Homestead, Florida, before her family was transferred to Japan, after her father was stationed there in the Navy. Other things you didn't know about Chrissy Metz probably include that she didn't even have a dollar in her bank account when she landed her role on NBC's hit series. Like any good This is Us storyline, the story of Metz's life involves tears, laughter, and love. Here's a look at Chrissy Metz facts you may not have known.
She Only Had 81 Cents In Her Bank Account When She Landed Her Role As Kate
She Has Her Own Complicated Relationship With Her Father
She Used To Live With Her Mom In A Trailer
She "Used To Be Kate"
She Ended Up In Acting By Accident
She Has Her Own Band, Chrissy and the Vapors