Melissa Benoist was born in 1988 and grew up in Colorado. She is the daughter of Jim and Julie Benoist and has two biological sisters and five half siblings.
Benoist is popular for playing Marley Rose on the Fox musical comedy-drama "Glee." Regarding her own high school experience, she said she felt like an outsider and was often teased. She participated in a lot of theatre. Seems being the wallflower worked out in her favor because in 2006 she was one of the Denver Post