The dawn of the superhero genre on television as mainstream entertainment has introduced TV fans to several new and experienced actresses, who have become one of the most followed and beloved actors on the small screen. Caity Lotz, who plays Sara Lance in the Arrowverse, is one of many actresses who have achieved admirable success through the genre.With Arrow, the show where she debuted in the Arrowverse coming to an end, we examine a few facts about the actress, including everything you did not know about her.
Five Facts About Caity Lotz
1. She Started Her Career As a Dancer
Before she began playing the skillful and talented badass, Sara Lance, in front of the camera, Caity Lotz started her career in show business as a dancer. Caity, who was born on the 30th of December 1986 in San Diego, California, began her career in show business at the age of 20. She began by touring with super pop stars like Avril Lavigne and Lady Gaga.
Aside from going on tour with them, she also appeared in several music videos as a dancer alongside other major pop stars like David Guetta, Selena Gomez, and T-Pain. Caity Lotz also appeared as a backup dancer for Lady Gaga in the eighth season of Dancing With the Stars.
2. She Had a Brief Career as a Singer
If you watch her primary show in the Arrowverse, Legends of Tomorrow, you have probably seen Caity Lotz sing in a musical episode. The thing is, that is not the first time she would sing in front of a camera.
Before she went into acting full time, Caity was a singer and was part of a girl group called Soccx. She joined the group in 2005 and had was in the group until 2008.
As a member of the group, she released a couple of singles, like From Dusk Till Dawn (Get the Party Started), which was the group’s debut single. Others include Scream Out Loud and Can’t Take My Eyes Off You. Although Soccx never became a thing, they found mild success in Germany, where their first two singles reached Top 10 on the charts.
The group released their only album in 2007. It was titled, Hold On.
Aside from being a singer, Caity Lotz was also a model. She modeled for a couple of major magazines, Esquire and Men’s Health, and she appeared in commercials for Reebok, T-Mobile, and Jack in the Box.
3. She is a trained Martial Artist
Watching Caity Lotz perform the technically challenging stunts in Legends of Tomorrow and Arrow, one cannot be faulted for thinking stunt doubles perform them. It is, after all, industry standard.
However, for Caity, that is not true. She is a trained martial artist who is well trained in several techniques from Krav Maga to Wushi, Taekwondo, and Muay Thai. She is also well versed in parkour and tricking.
Performing her own stunts in the Arrowverse shows is also not the first time Caity Lotz has applied her skills. She also performed her stunts on Death Valley and stunt-doubled in a couple of films, including Step Up 3D.
4. She is in a Heterosexual Relationship
In the Arrowverse, Caity Lotz’s character, Sara Lance, is a lesbian. And having played the role immaculately well since she debuted on the show, it is easy to assume that she is, in fact, gay in real life. However, it turns out she is just an outstanding actress.
As far as the real world is concerned, she is a straight woman who is a heterosexual relationship with a man named Dylan Lewis. He is the owner of the Blue Cloud Movie Ranch.
According to available information, they began dating in 2016 and have reportedly been together ever since. Before dating Dylan Lewis, Caity was in a relationship with a fellow actor, Maciej Zakoscielny. They dated between 2013 and 2014.
5. Caity Lotz is rich
We don’t know if she is rich by Hollywood standards, but to the rest of the world, the Legends of Tomorrow actress is a rich woman. She has a net worth of $2 million, accrued from more than 15 years in show business.
While she has worked in various capacities in the entertainment industry, the bulk of her net worth has come via acting. She has more than 25 credits to her name, including long-running roles in shows like Legends of Tomorrow, Arrow, and Death Valley.