Christian Camargo Wife: Did The ‘Dexter’ Actor Marry Again?

Christian Camargo, an American actor famous for the TV series Dexter and See

Christian Camargo, an American actor saw a take-off to prominence after a decade-long dedication & struggle. The New York-born earned early recognition as Rudy Cooper / Brian Moser in the crime drama series Dexter (2006-11).

Camargo even landed in the box-office hit movie series of The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn (Part 1 and Part 2); there he portrayed Eleazar Denali.

The actor of Latin heritage then portrayed one of the main casts Tamacti Jun in the Apple TV+ series See (2019-2022).

Christian Camargo Wife: Divorced Juliet Rylance In 2012

For 4 years, the Dexter actor was in a marital relationship with actress wife Juliet Rylance. But it didn’t work out for them as they divorced in 2012.

Reportedly, the former duo married on November 10, 2008, after knowing each other for a decade.

As per an article published in 2010 in hws.eduthe two became friends in 1997, when Camargo was in England to work in Global Theater with Rylance’s step-father Mark Rylance, a playwright, actor & theater director.

At that time, he described Juliet as ‘the boss’s untouchable daughter.’

Christian Camargo and his ex-wife Juliet Rylance divorced in 2012 after 4 years of marriage
Christian Camargo and his ex-wife Juliet Rylance divorced in 2012 after 4 years of marriage

They became close after working in Theater for a New Audience, as they could see each other during rehearsals. But it was until 2008, that the duo decided to take it further than being colleagues & friends.

Moreover, the newlyweds even shared the stage chemistry in As You Like It and The Tempest.

Now, coming back to their reason for divorce, it is still under wraps but they do seem on good terms with each other.

Camargo Shares A Child With His Girlfriend: Who Is He Dating?

After parting ways with Rylance, the See star found love again and now leads a family of three with his girlfriend Sylvia van der Klooster. They are yet to get married.

Sylvia is a model-turned-bag designer, who hails from Amsterdam, the Netherlands. As per Vogue, she made her Prada runway debut at 20 and modeled for Dolce & Gabbana and Dries Van Noten.

Now, she designs handmade organic leather handbags and promotes them via her Instagram (@sylviavanderklooster).

Camargo's model girlfriend Sylvia van der Klooster with their son, Elan
Camargo’s model girlfriend Sylvia van der Klooster with their son, Elan | S0urce: Instagram

The couple is now parents to a son named Elan Jacobus Camargo, born on November 16, 2019, in AmsterdamAs of 2024, Elan is 4 years old.

 Christian confirmed the arrival of his baby boy via an Instagram post on November 19under his IG handle @therealcamargo.

Earlier that year, on June 21, 2019, the model confirmed her 20-week pregnancy with Camargo’s child.

Even though it is not clear when & how the two began dating, the IG posts both suggest that they have been together since 2018.

Not only Camargo’s ex-wife is on good terms with him but with his girlfriend Sylvia too; they follow each other on Instagram.

Studied Theater: Met Future Wife Through Stage Production

In 1992, Christian graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Arts from Hobert College, where he was the program director of the college radio station.

After that, he was accepted into Julliard School, where he learned theater. Even more, Camargo studied at HB Studios in New York City.

Christian Camargo, in 1996, worked in the Off-Broadway in Henry V and made his Broadway debut the same year; in Skylight.

He then moved to England and stayed there for 2 years working for Globe Theatre, where he would meet his future wife actress Juliet Rylance (though now divorced).

Christian Camargo Comes From Acting Family- What’s His Age?

Camargo was born on July 7, 1971, in New York City, New York, USA. The American-born has a Mexican-American heritage and is proud of it.

As of 2024, the Ghost Whisperer actor is 52 years old. He has a height of 6 feet 1 inch (185 cm).

Actually, his real name is Christian Minnick but he took his mother’s maiden name ‘Camargo’ after his parents (Wendell Minnick and Victoria Camargo) divorced, which he describes as “difficult”.

Christian Camargo's Mother Victoria Wyndham
Christian Camargo’s Mother Victoria Wyndham

Christian’s mother Victoria (professionally Victoria Wyndham) is an actress who notably worked in the soap opera Another World as Rachael Cory.

In fact, his grandfather was a well-known actor during the 60s & 70s, Ralph Jaime Camargo (b. 1912- d.1992). His aunt Felice Carmargo is a stage actress.

On-Screen Prominence: From Debut To Cast In ‘Dexter’ and ‘Twilight’ Films

It was in the late 90s when Christian made his on-screen debut- with the 1999 film Plunkett & Macleane. Afterward, a series of movie appearances Story of a Bad Boy, Harlem Aria, Picture This, Lip Service, and Double Bang added to his portfolio.

The Mexican-American actor shared the screen with Harrison Ford and Liam Neeson in the 2002 historical film K-19: The Widowmaker.

These would see him TV screen offers, having made guest appearances in Presidio Med, Boomtown, Without a Trace, CSI, Ghost Whisperer, and Wanted.

Then, in 2006, he landed the recurring role of Rudy Cooper / Brian Moser in the TV series Dexter. There, he worked in 10 episodes until 2011.

Camargo made his entry into the big-budget movie as Eleazar Denali in The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 (2011) and The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 (2012).

The romance fantasy film starring Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson made $712 million & $829 million respectively.

The Numb3rs actor marked a good deal on small screens with Haven (2013, 6 episodes), House of Cards (2015), and Penny Dreadful (2016, 7 episodes).

Portrayed Tamacti Jun In TV Series ‘See’

By 2019, Christian Camargo earned his role as the main cast- portraying Tamacti Jun in the sci-fi drama See.

Its concept covers the distant future after a post-apocalyptic dystopia, where all survivors & their descendants lost their sight- the vision has become a myth.

It co-stars Jason Momoa, Sylvia Hoeks, Alfre Woodard, Hera Hilmar, Nesta Cooper, OIivia Cheng, and Archie Madekwe

Christian Camargo as Tamacti Jun in the series 'See'
Actor Camargo as Tamacti Jun in the series ‘See’ | Source: Twitter

The TV series See premiered on November 1, 2019, with its second season on August 27, 2021, following the post-COVID pandemic.

The third season of See is the finale, which premiered on August 26, 2022, and consists of 8 episodes (like the previous two seasons), concluding on October 14, 2022.

Actors David Hewlett and Michael Raymond-James also joined the main cast for the third season.

How Much Is Net Worth Of Christian Camargo?

Online sources estimate that Camargo owns a $2 million net worth as of 2024. The primary source of his income is undoubtedly acting- along with on-screen ventures, the stage credits earned him a decent sum & acclaim.

Starting from theaters to TV screens & movies, it’s been 2 decades & more, but Christian barely stops to hone himself to the best & challenge himself with variance in roles.

Christian Camargo worked in many TV series, but most prominently, in Dexter, Penny Dreadful, and House of Cards. The fantasy post-apocalyptic series See became his ‘ace of spades’.

Allegedly, he takes home a salary in the 6-digit figure per episode. The paycheck to guest star in a one-hour episode is $8,000. On average, an American actor makes $57,000 annually.

He is currently working in his upcoming TV series Conquistadors: The Rise and Fall (under post-production).

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