Although Brie Larson has gained huge fame in the acting fold, her journey to fame wasn’t smooth-sailing all along. She even at some point dumped acting and tried her hands in decorations, animal training, photography and interior decoration. When everything else failed, she went back to her calling; acting and has today excelled in the field. Celebrated for her acting charm, Larson’s claim to fame rested on her performance in the critically-acclaimed independent film Short Term 12 in 2013. Here’s everything to know about the actress including her net worth.
Who is Brie Larson and What is She Famous For?
The actress was born and named Brianne Sidonie Desaulniers in Sacramento, California United States on October 1, 1989. She has French-Canadain root and basically spoke just French as a child. Her parents, Heather and Sylvain Desaulniers owned a homeopathic chiropractors center but unfortunately divorced when she was just seven so Brie was mostly raised by her mother, Heather in Los Angels. Larson didn’t come from a crowded home as she has just one younger sister named Milena.
The actress who coined her screen name Brie Larson from her Swedish great- grandmother’s last name and her childhood doll, didn’t attend a conventional school. She was homeschooled for much of her early education and for this reason, she developed a strong bond with her mother. Brie’s isolated background also made her a reserved and introverted child. Nonetheless, it helped improve her creative abilities. She later attended American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco.
She fell in love with acting as a child and this led her mom to move to Los Angeles after her divorce so Brie Larson could pursue her acting dreams. Her early acting passion nudged her to begin writing, directing and filming children plays with her cousins in their garage. With so much talent in her, Larson began her career professionally in 1998 with a guest role in an episode of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.
The following year, she made her film debut in Special Delivery in which she played Little Angel. In 2001, as a middle school student, Larson started to attract attention when she nabbed her first major role as Emily in the WB sitcom, Raising Dad. She had a few minor parts in different shows including Disney Channel’s Right on Track and Sleepover (2004).
Brie Larson went on to perform in Hoot (2006) and Remember Daze in 2007 during her high school days. As the audience took more notice of the blonde beauty, she won more roles in films including Tanner Hall, and Just Peck. Her career actually took off when she starred in United States of Tara, attracting huge publicity for her exceptional performance. She followed this up with some memorable roles in Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, The Trouble with Bliss, 21 Jump Street, Kong: Skull Island.
In 2015, she won international fame when she starred in the independent film Room, winning an Academy Award for Best Actress. Since the course of her career, Brie Larson has won a total of 62 highly sought-after awards such as Golden Globe, BAFTA, among others. Her most recent films include Marvel superhero films; Captain Marvel and Avengers: Endgame.
More than acting, Brie Larson has also dedicated her time in many other lucrative ventures especially music. As a 13-year-old, she signed with the Universal Records Label after she impressed Casablanca Music Executive Tommy Mottola. So far, she had showcased her musical talent through her album titled Finally Out of P.E in 2005 which consisted of 13 tracks, among other musical works.
Is She Married, Who is Brie’s Husband?
Brie is an introvert when it comes to talking about her personal life. But she used to be engaged to American record producer and musician Alex Greenwald. The duo began dating in 2013 and got engaged in 2016. Their bond was too good to be true with the fans anticipating nothing more than a fairytale wedding. However, their wedding didn’t come forth as their engagement ended in January 2019 for an unknown reason. Before Alex came into Brian’s life, the actress dated Patrick Amedori from 2008 to 2012. She had also had a fling with Cody Linley which lasted only one year starting from 2006 to 2007.
How Much is Brie Larson Worth?
As a multiple award-winner Larson has been able to amass an impressive fortune for herself. The actress has proven her talents in many serious roles and is said to be earning up to $ 1 million annually from her acting ventures. There are speculations that she was paid $5 million for a role in Captain Marvel. For now, her net worth is estimated at 10 million which is expected to increase given her continuous growing career.