Who is Carlo Marks?
Carlo Marks was born in Tofino, British Colombia, Canada, on 24 August 1982 – his zodiac sign is Virgo, and he holds Canadian nationality. He’s an actor with close to 30 credits to his name, while he’s perhaps still known best for his portrayal of Chloe’s fiancé, in the hit romantic adventure series “Smallville”, created by Alfred Gough and Miles Millar, and which starred Tom Welling, Michael Rosenbaum and Allison Mack. It follows the teenager Clark Kent who has superpowers, and is growing up in Smallville in Kansas; the series aired from 2001 to 2011, and won 37 awards, including three Primetime Emmys, while it was nominated for 154 other awards.
Early life and education
Carlo was raised in Tofino alongside his sister, by their father who was born in Oregon USA, and their mother who was born in Canada; Carlo’s parents are theatre actors, while his mother’s also a costume designer.
Motivated and encouraged by his parents, Carlo became interested in acting at a very early age, and began appearing in plays as soon as he enrolled at a local high school; he could’ve been seen starring in school plays, as well as in those performed at a community theatre. Carlo was also into sports during his four years there, and excelled at soccer.
He matriculated in 2000, and although he hasn’t talked about his further education, it’s believed by many that Carlo attended college, from which he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in 2004.
Roles in TV series
Carlo has appeared in nine TV series and 19 movies. He made his debut TV series appearance in 2005, with his portrayal of Jock in the episode “The Story of Dave” of the comedy “Pure Pwnage”, and the following year saw him play J. C., in the episode “Sexorcist” of the comedy “G-Spot”; it was created by Brigitte Bako, who also starred in it, alongside Heather Hanson and Kimberly Huie, and the series follows a group of women who are helping their friend re-launch her acting career.
In 2009, Carlo guest starred as Andy in the episode “Earth” of the science fiction drama “Stargate Universe”, then in 2010, he portrayed Ian Thomas in the pilot of the hit romantic mystery drama “Pretty Little Liars”.
His following three roles were in an episode of the mystery crime drama “Hailey Dean Mystery”, the episode “All Doll’s Up” of the action adventure drama “The Flash” both in 2018, and two episodes of the mystery science fiction drama “The 100” in 2019.
Since 2016, Carlo has been portraying David Peck in the popular family drama “Chesapeake Shores”, created by John Tinker and Nancey Silvers, and which stars Meghan Ory, Barbara Niven and Laci J Mailey. It follows a woman who has returned to her hometown to help her sister run her inn; the series has been nominated for seven awards.
Roles in movies
Carlo made his debut film appearance in the 2007 drama “To Be Fat Like Me”, and a couple of his following roles were later in 2007 in the mystery horror “The Haunting of Sorority Row”, the 2008 sports comedy “Shred”, and the 2009 sports comedy “Revenge of the Boarding School Dropouts”.
He gained recognition in 2013, when cast to play Eddie, in the action horror thriller “Scarecrow”, directed by Sheldon Wilson, and which starred Lacey Chabert, Robin Dunne and Nicole Munoz.
It follows six teenagers who have encountered an evil force just before their city’s scarecrow festival, and the movie won two of the eight awards for which it was nominated. The following three years saw Carlo star in a couple of short films, such as “Sex, Drugs, & Awkward Office Encounters”, “Crossroads” and “The Bone of a Whale”.
Carlo’s following notable performance was in the 2017 romantic comedy “Moonlight in Vermont”, in which he starred alongside Lacey Chabert and Jesse Moss. It follows Fiona who’s pretending that the head chef Derek is her boyfriend, thinking that this will win back her ex-boyfriend Nate.
Three of Carlo’s most recent movie roles have been in the 2020 romantic drama “Love at Sunset Terrace”, the 2020 romantic family comedy “Christmas with the Darlings”, and the 2021 thriller “Secret Life of a Student”.
He’s currently shooting for the upcoming romantic comedy “Sweet as Maple Syrup”, and the upcoming romantic drama “All Is Bright”.
In 2020, Carlo made a guest appearance in an episode of the talk-show “Home & Family”.
Love life and relationships
Carlo prefers to keep the details of his love life to himself, but has still allowed his fans to have a glimpse into it. Since 2017, he has been in a relationship with Shivani Ruparelia, a Canadian occupational therapist and an avid traveler; Shivani has been all around the world, for both work and pleasure, and her Instagram account is filled with pictures taken in various countries.
The two have been seen together on a number of occasions, and there are rumors circulating the internet claiming that they have recently become engaged, however, these haven’t been confirmed, nor has Carlo commented on this.
There are also some who believe him to be gay, but Carlo hasn’t commented on this either.
As of September 2021, he’s in a relationship with Shivani Ruparelia, hasn’t married, and doesn’t have children.
Hobbies and other interests
Carlo’s quite active on Instagram, and is today followed by more than 15,000 people, while he’s uploaded close to 100 pictures, the majority of which have been taken during his everyday life.
He’s physically quite active, and has four to five training sessions at the gym each week; Carlo has uploaded several pictures which feature him shirtless onto his Instagram account, as to show off his muscular body.
He loves being outdoors, and many of his pictures feature him hiking up mountains, standing close to mountain lakes, and swimming in rivers.
Carlo has his own favorite actors and actresses, some of whom are Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Meryl Streep, and a couple of his favorite movies are the franchise “The Godfather”, “Scent of a Woman” and “Kramer vs. Kramer”.
Age, height and net worth
Carlo’s age is 39. He has short brown hair and brown eyes, his height is 6ft 1in (1.85m) and he weighs around 178lbs (81kgs).
As of September 2021, his net worth has been estimated at over $1 million.