• Erin Krakow is an American actress born in 1984 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
• She attended Flowing Wells High School, Arizona School for the Arts, and Juilliard School.
• She became famous for her roles in Army Wives, When Calls the Heart, and Finding Father Christmas.
• Her net worth is estimated to be over $3 million.
• She is rumored to be dating her When Calls the Heart co-star, Daniel Lissing.

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FactGraduated from the Dreyfoos School of the Arts in West Palm Beach, Florida and has a BFA from the Juilliard School.

Who is Erin Krakow?

Erin Krakow, born on the 5th of September, 1984, is an American actress who became famous for her roles in the series “Army Wives”, as well as the Hallmark series “When Calls the Heart.”

Erin Krakow’s Early Life

Krakow was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, but spent her time growing up in Wellington, Florida. She also attended Flowing Wells High School during her younger years, as well as Arizona School for the Arts in Tucson, Arizona. There is no information about Krakow’s parents or any siblings, as she prefers to keep her personal life private, and away from the public’s eyes

After finishing high school, Krakow decided to move to West Palm Beach, Florida and attended Dreyfoos School of the Arts, then continued her studies by attending the prestigious Juilliard School in New York City.

Erin Krakow’s Career

Upon graduating from Juilliard School studying arts, she immediately started her career as an actress on stage. Some of the early roles she embarked on include appearing in “The Importance of Being Earnest”, “Steel Magnolias”, and “George the Fourth.” Her early years as an actress helped set up her career and also her net worth. In 2010 Krakow transitioned from stage to television, and joined the cast of the series “Army Wives” on the Lifetime network. She played the character of Specialist Tanya Gabriel, a medic in Afghanistan, from 2010 until 2012, and her performance was an early breakthrough in her career.

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In 2013 Krakow continued her career with a guest appearance in “Castle”, and in the TV-film “Chance at Romance.” Eventually in 2014, she received another huge career break when she became part of a new series on the Hallmark Channel entitled “When Calls the Heart,” playing the role of Elizabeth Thatcher opposite Daniel Lissing. The series became a huge success for the network, and finished its fifth season in 2018. The success of the series helped to further establish her as an actress, and also increased her wealth tremendously.

Other projects that Krakow has appeared in include joining the cast of “A Cookie Cutter Christmas” a TV-film, guest appearing in “NCIS: Los Angeles”, “NCIS”, and “Good Girls Revolt,” steadily building her reputation and bank account.

Erin Krakow and Finding Father Christmas

After enjoying the success of her Hallmark series “When Calls the Heart”, another great opportunity came in Krakow’s way in the form of the movie “Finding Father Christmas,” one of the Hallmark Movies and Mysteries film series, adapted from the novels of Robin Jones Gunn. The movie is about Miranda Chester, who was in search of her father during Christmas time, and was released in 2016, becoming a huge hit among the network’s audience, actually becoming the most watched premier in the Hallmark channel’s history.

The success of “When Calls the Heart” eventually spun a sequel due to the insistent demand of fans, and the following year Krakow reprised her role and starred in “Engaging Father Christmas,” which again became an instant success, so that a third film is in the works – “Marrying Father Christmas” started shooting in March 2018 and will premiering in November 2018 as part of Hallmark’s Miracles of Christmas programming. The success of the movie series also helped tremendously in Krakow’s net worth.

Erin Krakow’s Body Measurement

In terms of her body measurement, Krakow is 5ft 9ins tall (1.79 m), weighs 135lbs (61kgs) with vital statistics of 36-26-36; she has blue eyes and brown hair.

Erin Krakow’s Net Worth

As of 2018 and based on authoritative sources, Krakow’s net worth is reported to be over $3 million, acquired from her years working as an actress on stage and television, and in films.

Erin Krakow’s Personal Life

In terms of her personal life, Krakow is very secretive and prefers to keep it private. There were some rumours that she is dating Daniel Lissing, her co-star in the hit series “When Calls the Heart,” but no one is sure if this relationship is ongoing, as both parties refuse to give any details.

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Daniel Lissing is an Australian actor who gained fame in the movies “Crownies” and “Last Resort”. Krakow and Lissing started working together in “When Calls the Heart” in 2014 until its fifth season in 2018, when Lissing decided to leave the show. Other than her life in front of the camera, Krakow is also very active in social media, to connect with her fans. She has a Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts, all of which have gained her thousands of followers.


1Graduated from the Dreyfoos School of the Arts in West Palm Beach, Florida and has a BFA from the Juilliard School.




Engaging Father Christmas2017post-productionMiranda Chester
NCIS2017TV SeriesElizabeth Dean
When Calls the Heart2014-2017TV SeriesElizabeth Thatcher
Finding Father Christmas2016TV MovieMiranda
Good Girls Revolt2016TV SeriesMaureen
NCIS: Los Angeles2015TV SeriesEmily Moore
A Cookie Cutter Christmas2014TV MovieChristie
Friend Request2013TV MovieSamantha Hart
Castle2013TV SeriesJulie Rogers
Army Wives2010-2012TV SeriesSpecialist Tanya Gabriel


Home & Family2014-2017TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Guest
Katie Chats2015TV SeriesHerself
Canadian Star2015DocumentaryHerself

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Home & Family2017TV SeriesHerself
Army Wives: A Final Salute2014TV MovieSpecialist Tanya Gabriel

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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