Brie Larson is an American actress, film-maker and activist. She is one of the most sought after names in Hollywood right now.
Quick Facts about Brie Larson
Full Name: Brianne Sidonie Desaulniers
Other Popular Names: Brie Larson
Birthday: October 1, 1989 (31 years)
Place of Birth: Sacramento, California, USA
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Height: 5′ 6¾” (170 cm)
Popular as: Actress
Who is Brie Larson?
Brie Larson has had a noteworthy career so far as she has made a name for herself as a movie, television and feature film actress, a film-maker, and a recording artist. The multi-hyphenate star is best known for her role as ‘Captain Marvel‘ in the titular Marvel movie. But she mostly earned her fame through the dramas she played the lead roles in. The actress also has a number of supporting roles in her bag. She has also tried her hands at music and has also released an album.
Early Life & Childhood
Brie Larson was born in Sacramento, California, USA to Heather (née Edwards) and Sylvaine Desaulniers. She also has a sister, Milaine. Her father is French Canadian and French is also her first language. Her parents separated when she was seven.
She was largely homeschooled for most parts of her childhood. Brie showed an aptitude for acting and drama at the age of 6 and became one of the youngest students to attend the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco.
The actress scored her first acting gig as a sketch actress on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. She also acted in a number of supporting roles in various comedy movies.
Brie Larson’s first breakout role was in the sitcom series ‘Raising Dad’. She also appeared in the Disney movie ‘Right On Track’ and other comedies like ‘Sleepover’ and ’13 Going On 30′. In 2006, the actress played a major role in the movie ‘Hoot’. However, this movie was a failure and didn’t earn her much success in terms of fame. She also played a very minor role in ‘Remember The Daze’ after this.
Brie Larson appeared in a recurring role in the series ‘United States of Tara’. However, this show was cancelled after three seasons. In 2009, the actress appeared in the movie, ‘Tanner Hall’, a role which earned her appraisal. She also played the roles of teenagers in other movies following this like ‘House Broken’ and ‘Just Peck’.
Brie appeared in a stage production of the play ‘Our Town’ in 2010. She also acted in a number of other films like, ‘Greenberg’, ‘Rampart’ and ‘Scott Pilgrim vs. the World‘. She appeared in other teen movies like ‘The Trouble With Bliss’ and ’21 Jump Street’. She also appeared in the series ‘Community’ and co-wrote and co-directed two short films.
However, Brie Larson’s breakthrough in her career as an adult actress came in the form of a leading role ‘Short Term 12’. The movie received an immense amount of appreciation from critics all over.
After this, there was no looking back for Brie Larson. She acted in a number of movies including ‘Don Jon’, ‘The Gambler’ and ‘The Spectacular Now’. 2015 was also a great year for the actress. She landed roles in ‘Digging For Fire’, ‘Trainwreck’ and ‘Room‘. She kept on appearing in movies after movies following this. In 2016, she appeared in ‘Free Fire’ and then later in ‘Kong: Skull Island’ in 2017. In the later half of 2017, she appeared in a screen adaptation of ‘The Glass Castle’, originally a memoir by Jeanette Walls. She also appeared in ‘Basmati Blues’ and ‘Unicorn Store’.
However, 2019 was Brie Larson’s richest year in her career. She got cast in the lead role of ‘Captain Marvel’ in Marvel’s titular movie. She came back in the same role in ‘Avengers: Endgame’.
Brie Larson – The Musician
Brie Larson has also dabbled with music in her earlier days. At the age of 11, she started playing guitar and later released her debut album ‘Finally Out Of P.E.’ in 2005. The album contains tracks that were featured on MTV and also played on radio.
Brie Larson’s Activism
And not just in acting but Brie Larson is an all-rounder. She has thrived in writing and also directing and is also an activist advocating for gender equality and survivors of gender related violence.
Brie Larson The YouTuber
Brie Larson has also recently come up with her own YouTube channel where she posts content related to her life, career, baking and her music.
Brie Larson Movies & Shows
Brie Larson has acted in a number of movies and TV shows. She started her career by appearing in the sitcom ‘Raising Dad’. She went on to perform in the Disney movie ‘Right On Track’ and other comedies like ‘Sleepover’ and ’13 Going On 30′. She also appeared in the movie ‘Hoot’. She appeared in a number of TV series like ‘United States Of Tara’ , ‘Tanner Hall’ and ‘Community’. She has a number of roles in her bag, including in movies like ‘Greenberg’, ‘Rampart’, ‘Scott Pilgrim vs. the World’ and ’21 Jump Street’. Her breakthrough role was in the move ‘Short Term 12. She also acted in movies like ‘Trainwreck’, ‘Room’ and ‘Kong: Skull Island’. Her most popular role is that of ‘Captain Marvel’ in Marvel’s movie of the same name and in ‘Avengers: Endgame‘. Brie Larson is also set act in the same role in the upcoming Captain Marvel sequel.
Awards & Achievements
- Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in ‘Room’
- Golden Globes Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama in ‘Room’
- Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Original Interactive Program for ‘The Messy Truth VR Experience’
- BAFTA Award for Best Leading Actress in ‘Room’
Personal Life & Family
Brie Larson and Elijah Allan-Blitz
Brie Larson is currently dating actor Elijah Allan Blitz. The two have been spotted together, after the former broke up with her ex-fiancé, musician Alex Greenwald. They have been together for only a year now, but the couple were first spotted together six months after Brie broke up with Alex.
Brie Larson and Elijah Allan-Blitz made their relationship officially public when they attended the 92nd Annual Academy Awards together in February 2020.
Brie Larson and Alex Greenwald
Brie Larson and Phantom Planet singer Alex Greenwald dated from 2013 to 2019 and were even engaged for three years. However, this love story didn’t last long and it came to light that the pair had called-off their engagement.
Brie Larson and John Patrick Amedori
According to Distractify, Brie Larson dated actor John Patrick Amedori from 2008 to 2012, before she dated Alex Greenwald. However the then-couple kept their relationship private.
Brie Larson and Cody Linley
Brie Larson also dated ‘Hannah Montana’ actor Cody Linley for a year from 2006 to 2007. However, according to Distractify, she wasn’t serious with the relationship.
Brie Larson Net worth
Brie Larson’s total net worth is $25 Million according to celebritynetworth.com. She earned a total of $5 million for her role as ‘Captain Marvel’ in the titular movie. However, her salary for ‘Avengers: Endgame’ was never revealed.
She has made two noteworthy investments in real estate. One property in Malibu worth $3.4 million and another one in the Woodland Hills neighborhood of the San Fernando Valley for $1.6 million.
In 2019, she sold a property in the Laurel Canyon area for $2.17 million. She also sold her home in Studio City for $1.4 million., according to celebritynetworth.com.
Brie Larson Facts
- She likes to sing karaoke over Usher’s song ‘Burn’ from the album ‘Confessions’
- She’s a huge Super Mario Bros fan
- She is close to Jennifer Lawrence, Emma Stone and Amy Schumer
- Her passion for cinema dates back to when she was a kid. She made home movies with her cousins as the actors and made sets in her garage.
- Brie Larson also claims to be very introverted
- She also suffers from asthma, a lung issue
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