Chris Ayres : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife and Cause of Death

Chris Ayres ( ‘Dragon Ball’ Voice Actor ) Dies At 56 know all about him in this article as like his Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife and Cause of Death

Name Christopher Ayres
Birthdate ( Age) 16 May 1965,
Place of Birth Richmond, Virginia, United States
Nationality American
Marital Status  In Relationship
Spouse/Partner Krystal Laporte
Children None
Parents Patricia and Owen Ayres
Education Not Known
Profession American actor
Net Worth $1 Million
Last Update October 2021

Christopher Owen Ayres was an American stage actor, voice actor, stage director, ADR director, fight choreographer and scriptwriter who worked on a number of Japanese anime series at Funimation, OkraTron 5000, New Generation Pictures and formerly Seraphim Digital/Sentai Filmworks.

Chris Ayres with Krystal LaPorte

Chris Ayres with Krystal LaPorte

In anime, he was known as the voice of Frieza from Dragon Ball Z Kai, Kei Kurono from Gantz, Prince Soma from Black Butler, and Shingen Takeda from the Sengoku Basara series. He was also known for Mock Combat for Cosplay panels at anime conventions.

Early Life and Family

Ayres was born in Richmond, Virginia, to Patricia and Owen Ayres. He had his first professional acting gig in a commercial for Lollipop Soft Drinks when he was 6 year old. “Christopher Owen Ayres passed away peacefully, held close by his mother, brother, and girlfriend.”

Chris Ayres wife, Is Christopher Ayres Married

Christopher Ayres was in relationship with girlfriend Krystal LaPorte.His passing was announced by Ayres’ girlfriend, fellow voice actor Krystal Laporte, on social media. “On October 18th at 8:40 pm, my world went dark,” Laporte wrote.

Chris Ayres Net Worth

Christopher Owen Ayres was an American stage actor, voice actor, stage director and scriptwriter has an estimated Net Worth around $1 Million in 2021.

Professional Career

He started his acting career at age six and has performed on Broadway and Off-Broadway as well as in numerous regional productions.He got his start voice acting at ADV Films on Kino’s Journey as an extra.The actor first joined Funimation’s dub of Dragon Ball Z Kai but subsequently took the role of high-powered villain Freiza in Dragon Ball.

He participated in several other anime projects providing his unique voice to series like Maburaho, Black Butler, Sengoku Basara, Gantz, Tears to Tiara, Fairy Tail, Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt, and many others. He also served as ADR director and scriptwriter for numerous English dubs.

Cause of Death

In November 2017, Ayres was diagnosed with end-stage COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) and required a double lung transplant to survive. A YouCaring fundraiser was created that seeks $25,000 to assist with medical care and procedures.