January 29, 1976 |
Dallas, Texas, United States
Charles Divins (born January 29, 1976 in Dallas, Texas) is an American model-turned-actor who played the role of Chad Harris-Crane on the television soap opera Passions from 2002 to 2007, when he decided not to join some of the other cast members when Passions moves from NBC to DirecTV. Divins is a native of Dallas, Texas where he was born and raised. He is the second actor to portray the role of Chad on the soap.
Prior to becoming an actor, Divins wanted to become a hospital administrator, but instead became an actor and model. Divins modeled for Tommy Hilfiger in magazines like GQ, Glamour, Cosmopolitan, and Gear. He was also a winner in the Male Spokesmodel category on the television series Star Search. He's appeared in commercials for Nissan and Crystal Light.
Charles can now be seen on the CW's morning show The Daily Buzz
During his spare time, Divins enjoys playing the bass guitar.
Charles Divins made a cameo on The Soup in December 2007 to explain to host Joel McHale that, while his Passions character Chad was dead and gay, he was not. Divins appeared in the music video for "8th World Wonder" by Kimberley Locke, he also appeared on Olivia and 50 Cent's "Best Friend" music video as Olivia's love interest.
In October 2014, he became the morning anchor at NBC affiliate WDSU in New Orleans, Louisiana.