Known for her stunning body features and amazing acting skills, Bar Paly is one woman who truly is the definition of beauty with brains. The model and entertainer has become a household name in Hollywood after changing career paths from modeling to Acting.
Varvara Alexandrovna Paly, professionally known as Bar Paly, is a US-based model and actress who gained widespread popularity for portraying Sorina Luminita in the American dark comedy crime film Pain & Gain. If you are wondering what kind of life Bar Paly had before fame and what she is recently up to, read her profile below.
Bar Paly’s Early Life
Varvara Alexandrovna Paly was born on April 29, 1985, in Nizhny Tagil, Russian SFSR, the Soviet Union to Olga Drob and Alexander Paly. Her family later emigrated from Russia to Israel when Paly was still at a very young age. She spent her childhood days in Tel Aviv, Israel before moving to the United States as an adult.
Unfortunately, there is no news about her school history but judging from how successful she is, there is no doubt that she is a very focused and smart woman.
Bar Paly became a professional model at the age of 21 and was involved in various Israeli modeling campaigns, commercials, and magazines. After being a professional model for a while, she developed a passion for acting and decided to pursue a career as an actress.
In 2003, she featured in an Israeli docu-comedy Zehirut Matzlema where she portrayed the character of Barbara Phali. She was also in an episode of CBS police procedural TV series CSI: NY as Mia Opal in 2007.
In 2008, she appeared as an archeologist in the supernatural horror film The Ruins, she also featured in an episode of The Starter Wife as Lola and in Unhitched as Chloe that same year.
Her other television appearances include shows like How I Met Your Mother as Natalia (2010), Underemployed as Tatiana (2012), Game Shop as Faux-Nerd (2012), Parental Indiscretion as Taylor (2015), NCIS: Los Angeles as Anna Kolcheck (2015), Jean-Claude Van Johnson as Krisztina (2016), Training Day as Natalia Vostok (2016), Bosch as Leni (2017), DC’s Legends of Tomorrow as Helen of Troy (2017-2018) and iZombie as Amanda Lewis (2018).
Bar Paly also appeared in the comedy film A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III as Maria-Carla in 2012, Pain & Gain as Sorina Luminita (2013), Non-Stop as Iris Marianne (2014), Million Dollar Arm as Lisette (2014), Street Level as Shelby (2015), Urge as Denise (2016), and Lost Girls as Kara (2016). She also was part of the video game L.A. Noire as Marguerite Cansito.
The beautiful actress and model has a height of 5 feet 8 inches and a weight of 57 kg. Her other body measurements are 35-24-34 inches for her bust, waist, and hips respectively.
The wonderful model is blessed with a well-structured figure, which is one of the reasons she was among Maxim’s “Hot 100” list in 2014.
Other Things To Know About The Model
Despite her many years in the public eye, there are still some things you probably don’t know about Bar Paly. Here are facts you ought to know about her if she is one of your favorite celebrities.
She Is A Divorcee
Bar Paly was married to Canadian filmmaker and scriptwriter, Ian Kessner. The couple tied the knot in the presence of their families and friends at a wedding ceremony in 2007.
In 2018, Bar filed for divorce to end her 11-year marriage with Kessner. There are no signs or rumors of a new love interest in her life, the model seems to be single and happy.
She Is Worth $1.5 Million
Bar Paly, over the years, has gathered a net worth of $1.5 million, but the information concerning how much she is been paid per-episode/movie is not available to the media and is still under review. It is obvious from her that worth, that she earns quite a decent amount of money.
She Does Not Have Any Children
Despite her 11-year marriage to lan Kessner, the actress does not have any children for her former partner and is probably waiting on her Mr. Right for that to happen.
She Has Not Won Any Awards Yet
Bar Paly is yet to receive any awards for her roles in movies and TV series, the hardworking and dedicated actress seems to have been snubbed by award institutions but it is not late for that to happen, we are hopeful that she will later get the recognition that she deserves.
She Is Not Controversial
During all her years in the limelight, she has never been caught in the news for the wrong reasons. Bar Paly has managed to keep her personal life private and stayed out of any negative publicity.