Full Name: Mark Wayne Salling
Birth Date: August 17, 1982
Birth Place: Dallas, Texas, United States
Died: January 30, 2018
Death Place: Sunland, California, United States
Cause of Death: Suicide
Education: Lake Highlands High School
Occupation: Actor, Musician
Years Active: 1996–2015
Girlfriend (s): Naya Rivera and Denyse Tontz
Height: 6 feet 1 inches
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Mark Salling is a popular American actor, singer, and composer who is notable for his television series Glee. Alongside with his acting career, he also builds up music career strongly. Mark is also widely notable around the United States for charges child pornography and sexual harassment allegation against him. Now, he is a well-known face in the showbiz industry of the United States.
Mark Salling Early Life:
Mark Salling was born on August 17, 1982, in Dallas, Texas, the United States to John Salling. His mother’s name doesn’t know. At an early age, he was homeschooled. Salling studied at Providence Christian School. Then he attended Culver Military Academy pursuit to achieve graduation degree but did not complete. In 2001, he graduated from Lake Highlands High School.
He was a member of the school wrestling team during school life. Mark was passionate about music arena from early days and attended the Los Angeles Music Academy College of Music as well as learned guitar.
Mark Salling Career:
Mark Salling kicked off the career journey as a musician. He met the rock musician Annie Clark during school days. In 2008, he released his debut music album ‘Smoke Signals’. He comes to the timeline around the music arena when released his second music album ‘Pipe Dreams’. Mark made his acting debut in the movie industry with the film ‘Children of the Corn IV: The Gathering’ in 1996.
Then he appeared in the horror-suspense movie ‘The Graveyard’ in 2006. In 2011, he made a wonderful acting performance in the movie ‘Glee: The 3D Concert Movie’. The talented actor landed his career breakout role in the television series ‘Glee’ in 2009 and raised his visibility to the eyes of critics and audience.
Mark Salling is extremely nice looking and surely has a lot of female fans and capacity to steal their heart. However, it is a matter to his fans delight, he is possibly single. But the actor is romantically linked with the American actress Naya Rivera. Salling also dated rising American actress Denyse Tontz.
He was accused by a woman in January 2013 that he forced her to have unprotected sex without her consent. But he denied the accusation and filed a countersuit for defamation. Later they settled the matter out of court. Salling was arrested on suspicion of possessing several thousand photos and videos depicting child pornography. He faces four to seven years in jail.
Mark Salling died on January 30, 2018, according to his attorney committed to suicide.