Yannick Bisson Wiki, Bio, Body, Net Worth, Childhood, Career, Married and Personal life

Published Date   10th Sep. 2017, 03:29 am
Yannick Bisson Wiki, Bio, Body, Net Worth, Childhood, Career, Married and Personal life
Quick Info
Birth Name: Yannick D. Bisson
Nationality: Canadian
Net Worth: $5 million

Yannick Bisson is a prominent Canadian film and television actor and director. Bisson is perhaps known to the movie loves and the international spectators for playing Det. William Murdoch on the series Murdoch Mysteries.


Yannick D. Bisson was born on 16th May 1969 in Montreal, Quebec. He is of French and English ancestry. Bisson travelled from one place to another when he was a teenager. He finally moved to Toronto, Ontario. Yannick was always interested in acting and showed much potential. He even applied for child actors when a newspaper advertisement was put out.


Bisson was not so much interested in academics. He was very much focused on entering the entertainment arena. According to an interview with one of his daughter, Bisson never got a diploma. He has only finished grade 11.


  • Early career

Bisson began his television career in 1984 in the TV movie, Hockey Night as Spear Kozak. It was a critically claimed movie which brought Bisson to the limelight. Since then, Bisson has been seen in the following TV series:

  • In 1986, Bisson was seen as Scott in Brothers by Choice
  • Bisson appeared as Jeff in the 1987 TV movie, First Offender
  • In 1987’s Maxie’s World, Bisson voiced as Ferdie
  • Bisson appeared as the lead role, Mark Randall in 1988’s Learning the Ropes
  • In 1989, Bisson was seen as Corey / Mike Stanoulis in C.B.C.’s Magic Hour
  • In 1991, Bisson was seen as Jhonny in the TV movies, Gold: The World’s Play, Gold: The Merchants of Venice, Gold: The Dynamiters, Gold: Frenchie’s Gold, and Gold: Frenchie’s Gold
  • Between 1992 and 1993, Bisson was seen in a few episodes of Tropical Heat, The Ray Bradbury Theater, Matrix, Top Cops and more.
  • He got cast as the main role, Joey Barrett in 1994’s High Tide.
  • In 1995, Bisson appeared as Joey in TV movie, Young at heart.
  • In 1999’s Genius’ Bisson played, Mike MacGregor
  • In 1999, Bisson was cast as the main character, Richmond P. Hobson, Jr. in Nothing Too Good for a Cowboy
  • He was seen in 2000’s The Moving of Sophia Myles as Rev. Young
  • Bisson was seen as the recurring character, Brian Tedrow in 2000’s Soul Food.
  • In 2001, Bisson was seen as NSA Agent Edward Ballinger in The Pretender 2001
  • In 2001, He was also seen as Stoner Dave / Crougar in Undergrads
  • In 2001, Bisson was seen in Mutant X as Richard Saunders.
  • Bisson was seen as Julian Fanshaw in Twice in a Lifetime in 2001
  • In 2002, he was also cast as the lead role, Jack Hudson in Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye
  • Bisson was seen in 2003’s Missing as Bruce Skeller
  • In 2003, Bisson was seen in Playmakers as Police Detective
  • Bisson was seen in 2004’s TV film, James ‘Jay’ Corina
  • In 2005, Bisson was seen in Kevin hill and Crazy for Christmas as Austin Brooks and Peter Archer respectively
  • Bisson was seen in 2006’s TV film, The Secrets of Comfort House
  • In 2007, Bisson was seen as the recurring role of Michael Prescott in Falcon Beach.
  • Between 2007 and 2008, Bisson has been seen as various roles in TV movies like, Roxy Hunter and the Mystery of the Moody Ghost, Roxy Hunter and the Myth of the Mermaid, Roxy Hunter and the Myth of the Mermaid, and Roxy Hunter and the Horrific Halloween as Jon Steadman.
  • In 2008, Bisson was cast as Det. William Murdoch in Murdoch Mysteries. Since then he has kept up with the role in Murdoch Mysteries: The Curse of the Lost Pharaohs, Murdoch Mysteries: The Murdoch Effect, and Murdoch Mysteries: Nightmare on Queen Street.
  • In 2010, Bisson appeared as Philip Sobol in Flashpoint
  • Bisson was seen as Keith Shelton in The Listener in 2011
  • He has also appeared as Det. William Murdoch in Royal Canadian Air Force
  • He was cast as the main role, Mr. Anthony in 2013’s The Adventures of Napkin Man!

Bisson made his movie debut in 1986’s Toby McTeague as Toby. Since then he has been seen in movies like:

  • 1986’s My pet monster as Rod.
  • 1999’s Velocity Trap as Franklin J. Robinson.
  • 2004’s Some Things That Stay as Dr. Ostrum.
  • 2010’s Casino Jack as Oscar Carillo.
  • 2012’s Your Side of the Bed as Steve.
  • Recent years

In the more recent years, Bisson has been playing the role of Det. William Murdoch in Murdoch Mysteries. In 2016, he was also cast as Martin in The Julius House: An Aurora Teagarden Mystery and Three Bedrooms, One Corpse: An Aurora Teagarden Mystery. He has been doing exceptionally in the television arena with his various roles. In 2016, he was seen as Billy in Static, Cahoon in Year by the sea, Swallows in WolfCopII. As a director, Bisson has worked in four episodes of Murdock Mysteries. In 2011 he directed Buffalo Shuffle. Since then he has directed, Murdoch at the Opera in 2012, Murdoch and the Cloud of Doom in 2013, Murdoch and the Living Dead in 2013 and Glory Days in 2014. Bisson has also been an executive producer of around thirty four episodes of Murdoch Mysteries. Bisson has done great in the field of acting. We hope to see more of him in the years to come.

Married and Personal life

Yannick Bisson is a successful man, not only in regards to his career as an actor but also to his personal life. Bisson cherishes his relationships. He does not have a long dating history. He has been a faithful husband to his wife, Chantal Craig. He got married to Chantal Craig in 1990. Chantal and Bisson met in high school. The couple fell in love. Chantal worked as a fitness instructor previously and is currently working as a television content creator and writer. She has appeared in a movie named He Never Died and was also seen as a guest on Bisson TV series, Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye and Murdoch Mysteries. Together, the couple has given birth to three lovely children named Brianna, Dominique and Mikaela. Bisson’s daughters are also trying their hand at acting. Brianna has been seen in an episode of Murdoch Mysteries. Dominique has also been seen in an episode of Murdoch Mysteries. Bisson has been loyal to his wife and so has she. There have been no reported disputes or rumors about extra marital affairs.

Net worth and salary

Bisson has been doing exceptionally well in the field of entertainment. He is an inspiration to many aspiring actors around the world. He is regarded as one of the best and the most renowned actors of Canada. Yannick Bisson’s net worth is estimated to be $ 5 million. His net worth is growing larger and larger. Yannick has kept up with the success. Bisson’s salary is estimated to be very huge. His hefty salary is known to have arisen from his appearance in many TV series such as High Tide, Nothing Too Good for a Cowboy, Soul Food, Undergrads, Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye, Falcon Beach, Murdoch Mysteries, Murdoch Mysteries: The Curse of the Lost Pharaohs, The Adventures of Napkin Man!, and more. He has earned a lot from his role in movies like My Pet Monster, Velocity Trap, Some Things That Stay, Casino Jack, Year by the Sea, WolfCop II, and more. Yannick has been able to maintain his demand in the entertainment sector.  Till date he has been earning successfully due to his exceptional acting talent.


  1. Bisson had a Dragons’ Den pitch for a line of frozen foods called “Murdoch’s Mystery Meat”. However, it did not work out although his character in Murdock Mysteries is very famous.
  2. Bisson is the founder of the Toronto chapter of the Pauly Shore fan club. Apparently, Bisson is the only member in existence.
  3. Bisson revealed in an interview that he spent an entire year following fellow, David Hasselhoff across Europe.
  4. Bisson has surprisingly auditioned seventeen times for various productions of Annie for the main character. He has insisted that he knows the role of Annie is made for him.
  5. Even though Bisson himself works in entertainment sector, he revealed that he is not a fan of going to the movie theatres.
  6. He loves music and particularly loves the bands, Simple Minds, Van Halen and also artist, Nelly.
  7. Bisson revealed that he hates country music.
  8. Bisson loves downhill skiing. He often takes his family to skiing.
  9. Bisson prefers skiing to beach time.
  10. Bisson is a fan of John Lennon of The Beatles.
  11. He is close friends with actor and musician, Rick Springfield.
  12. Bisson has revealed that if he was not to be an actor, he would love to be a carpenter.
  13. Bisson had red hair when he was young.
  14. Bisson owns three dogs.
  15. Bisson loves mountain biking.
  16. Bisson has renovated most of his houses by his own self. He loves to work with tools.
  17. Bisson wanted to be an NFL player.

Body measurements

Bisson is currently 47 years old but looks exceptionally handsome. He looks under his actual age. Bisson has a charming face that women find exceptionally appealing. Bisson follows daily exercise to keep him health and young. He is regarded handsome by many women. Bisson is loved by the audience for his charming innocence. Bisson stands tall at the height of 5 feet 11 inches. Bisson has a well-defined face and a well-structured body. His weight perfectly matches his height. Bisson has a masculine body and an infectious smile. Bisson has a charming personality which is topped by his perfect figure.


For his exceptional work as a Film actor, TV actor and director, Yannick Bisson has been awarded many times and been appreciated publicly by many critics. Following are the achievements of the very talented, Yannick Bisson:

  1. 2012 – Nominated a Golden Nymph award at Monte-Carlo TV Festival for Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series for Murdoch Mysteries
  2. 2016 – Won a Canadian Screen Awards for the Fan’s Choice Award

Bisson has already achieved a lot of success and recognition till date. However, we hope to see more of him in the years to come with a bundle of accolades and achievements. He deserves many awards for his roles. His increasing demand in the entertainment sector will soon lead him to be cast in many movies and be rewarded many awards for his exceptional acting skills.

Bisson is adored by the public for his charming personality and also for his exceptional hard working nature. Bisson has already gained wide recognition and respect for his work. His progress has never slowed down or faded till date. Most aspiring actors look upon Yannick Bisson as an inspiration for their career. Bisson is not done with his achievements. Every year he is seen crossing new boundaries and showing the public his exceptional skills not only as an actor but also as a successful director. Bisson is widely known to the public as Richmond P. Hobson, Jr in Nothing Too Good for a Cowboy, Jack Hudson in Sue Thomas: F.B. Eye, Det. William Murdoch in Murdoch Mysteries, Mr. Anthony in The Adventures of Napkin Man!, and many more. For the public who cannot get enough of Bisson, his own website is available for viewing. More information about the very talented and renowned Yannick Bisson can be found on various social media sites like Wikipedia, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and more.

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