• Kristen Connolly is a prominent actress best known for The Cabin in the Woods (2012) and House of Cards (2013-2014)
• She was interested in acting from an early age, and took drama classes at Middlebury College and Yale School of Drama
• Her big breakthrough came in 2012 with the lead role in horror comedy film “Cabin in the Woods”
• Her net worth is estimated at $5 million
• She married track and field athlete Cody Riffle in 2016
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|Net Worth||$5 million dollars|
|Date Of Birth||July 12, 1980|
|Fact||Older sister of Will Connolly.|
- 1 Who is Kristen Connolly?
- 2 Early Life, Parents, Education
- 3 Career Beginnings
- 4 Rise to Prominence
- 5 Continual Success
- 6 Do You Know How Rich Successful Actress, Kristen Connolly is?
- 7 Do You Know of Her Personal Affairs?
- 8 Wedding
- 9 Kristen Connolly Body Measurements
- 10 Internet Fame
- 11 General Info
- 12 Family
- 13 Accomplishments
- 14 Social profile links
- 15 Quotes
- 16 Facts
- 17 Pictures
- 18 Movies
- 19 Awards
Who is Kristen Connolly?
Born Kristen Nora Connolly on the 12th July 1980, in Montclair, New Jersey USA, she is a prominent actress, best known to the world from her appearances as Dana in the award-winning horror comedy film film “The Cabin in the Woods” in 2012, and as Christina Gallagher in the TV drama series “House of Cards” (2013-2014), among other roles she has secured in her career.
Early Life, Parents, Education
Kristen has cleverly kept most of her childhood details hidden from the public, primarily her parents’ identity, however, she couldn’t manage to hide that her younger brother is the famous composer and actor Will Connolly. She has shared some details about her childhood, such as her love for sports, and that she spent a lot of time in Spring Lake and Rumson, and that she became interested in acting at an early age, and with her cousins and siblings was a part of a theater group Essex Youth Theater, located in her hometown of Montclair. During high school, she appeared in a few plays, and upon matriculation started taking drama classes, first at Middlebury College in Vermont and later at the Yale School of Drama, where she was in a class that would perform Shakespearean plays, which only helped her further her interest in an acting career.
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Rise to Prominence
In 2012, Kristen made her big breakthrough with the lead role in Drew Goddard’s directorial debut, the horror comedy film “Cabin in the Woods”, co-starring Chris Hemsworth and Anna Hutchison, which immediately launched her to prominence around the globe, especially as the film won over 20 awards and had another 30 nominations. Another proof that 2012 was a turning point in Kristen’s career, was her lead role in the sci-fi horror thriller film “The Bay”, next to Will Rogers and Kether Donohue, and Kristen continued her rise with the recurring role of Christina Gallagher in Netflix’s TV drama series “House of Cards” (2013-2014), and playing Bess Houdini in the TV mini-series “Houdini” (2014), next to Adrien Brody, for which she earned a nomination for WIN Award in the category Outstanding Actress Made for Television Movie / Mini-Series.
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Do You Know How Rich Successful Actress, Kristen Connolly is?
Since launching her career in the early 2000s, Kristen has so far secured 30 film and TV roles which have consistently increased her net worth. Some of the most successful creations in which she has appeared are “The Cabin in the Woods” that made $66.5 million at the box office, and of course,the series “Zoo”, as her salary per episode, though not precisely disclosed, can be counted in tens of thousands. So, have you ever wondered how rich Kristen Connolly is, as of mid- 2018? Well, if you have, then brace yourself; according to authoritative sources, Kristen’s net worth is estimated to be around $5 million. Pretty decent don’t you think, for an actress of her experience?
Do You Know of Her Personal Affairs?
When it comes to Kristen’s personal life, she tends to keep most of her private details hidden from the media, but nevertheless it has been discovered that Kristen has been married to Cody Riffle since 2016; her husband is a famous track and field athlete, known to the world in the shot put category in the mother of all sports. The couple doesn’t have any children.
Kristen and her life partner Cody both hate publicity, and as a result, kept their plans extremely low-key. She only announced their marriage following the wedding ceremony, which took place at a secret location, out of the highly unwanted spotlight by bought spouses. Do you blame her for keeping it a secret? She just loves privacy.
Kristen Connolly Body Measurements
Kristen is often described as a talented actress, she has also been spoken of as a great beauty, and has captured the hearts of many with her light brown hair and blue eyes. She stands at 5ft 7ins, which is equal to 1.70m, while she weighs 119lb or 54kg. Her vital statistics are 33-24-34 inches
Since becoming world famous, Kristen has managed to expand her popularity to social media platforms, primarily through her official Instagram page which has over 26,000 followers, with whom Kristen has shared pictures of herself in various poses and destinations. Some of her pictures showcase her love towards animals.
and many others, which you can check out on her official page.
Kristen is no stranger also to Twitter and Facebook, but her fan base on these two platforms is quite small in contrast to Instagram.
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|Full Name||Kristen Connolly|
|Net Worth||$5 million dollars|
|Date Of Birth||July 12, 1980|
|Profession||Actor, Tennis player|
|Education||Yale School of Drama|
|Movies||The Cabin in the Woods, A Good Marriage, The Bay, The Happening, Mona Lisa Smile, Meet Dave, Worst Friends, Revolutionary Road, Confessions of a Shopaholic, The Wizard of Lies, The Five Stages of Grief, A Mighty Nice Man, Certainty|
|TV Shows||The Whispers, Houdini, House of Cards|
Social profile links
|1||Hair and make-up people don't get enough credit for what they do. It's not just making people look good. It's really creating the character.|
|2||I went to Yale's drama school for theater, so we did tons of Shakespeare; then, I got out of school and said, 'OK, it will be Shakespeare,' and it was like, 'Or, it will be commercials and soaps.'|
|3||Everyone has dated or been with a person who is obsessed with their work, and it's immensely frustrating.|
|4||A lot of auditions are not fun; they're just a necessary evil, and, if you're lucky, you have a few moments that are fun.|
|1||Attended middle school with actor Zach Braff, singer/rapper Lauryn Hill and EXTRA correspondent AJ Calloway.|
|2||Older sister of Will Connolly.|
|3||Studied drama at Middlebury College in Vermont and the Yale School of Drama.|
|4||Plays "iGirl" in the popular Internet series "iChannel".|
|The Wizard of Lies||2017||TV Movie post-production||Stephanie Madoff|
|Zoo||2015-2016||TV Series||Jamie Campbell|
|The Whispers||2015||TV Series||Lena|
|A Good Marriage||2014||Petra Anderson|
|Houdini||2014||TV Mini-Series||Bess Houdini|
|F to 7th||2014||TV Series short||Sandy|
|House of Cards||2013-2014||TV Series||Christina Gallagher|
|A Mighty Nice Man||2014||Short||Charlotte's Mother|
|The Cabin in the Woods||2012||Dana|
|The Five Stages of Grief||2011||Short||Allison|
|The Good Wife||2011||TV Series||Maggie Reeves|
|Mercy||2009||TV Series||Carey Whitlow|
|Nurse Jackie||2009||TV Series||Mrs. Vogal|
|As the World Turns||2008-2009||TV Series||Josie Anderson|
|Life on Mars||2009||TV Series||Donna|
|Confessions of a Shopaholic||2009||Girl in Pink|
|Revolutionary Road||2008||Mrs. Brace|
|Guiding Light||2008||TV Series||Jolene|
|Law & Order: Criminal Intent||2008||TV Series||Miranda / Teresa|
|Meet Dave||2008||Make Out Girl|
|The Happening||2008||Woman Reading on Bench|
|New Amsterdam||2008||TV Series||Fanny|
|Mona Lisa Smile||2003||Art History Student|
|Cinemassacre's Monster Madness||2014||TV Series documentary||Dana|
|2015||WIN Award||Women's Image Network Awards||Outstanding Actress Made for Television Movie / Mini-Series||Houdini (2014)|
|2013||OFTA Film Award||Online Film & Television Association||Most Cinematic Moment||The Cabin in the Woods (2012)|
Source: IMDb, Wikipedia