Chris made his film debut in a made-for-TV movie entitled Browsers in early 2013. But Mostly, He is remembered for his work in The Vampire Diaries where he got spotted with the character of Malachi Parker within the 6th season of this series. According to him, his work in Vampire Diaries is the best work undertaken by him. He was also nominated for best Teen Choice Awards in the year 2015.
Chris belongs to white ethnicity and holds an American nationality. Talking about his personal life there is a rumor that he was in a relationship with many celebrities and again he is dating Hanna Mangan Lawrence but it is not confirmed.
Previously his named linked up with Erin Burniston from the year 1995 but later they ended their relationship 2013. Again he was in a relationship with AnnaSophia Robb but his also did not last more than 1 year. Similarly, in the year 2014, His girlfriend was Nina Dobrev.