A charming model-turned-actress, Leslie Bibb caught the acting bug early enough and has remained active in the industry for more than two decades. With remarkable credits both on the small and big screens, the actress has successfully carved a niche for herself in the entertainment industry. Besides her professional accomplishments, Bibb is also recognized as one half a celebrity couple. While her long-term actor beau is the more famous one, here’s why the blonde beauty’s merits cannot be undermined.
Leslie Bibb’s Biography, Age
A North Dakota native, Leslie Louise Bibb was born on November 17, 1974. Though her birthplace is Bismarck, the actress was bred in Virginia. The last of four girls, Bibb didn’t exactly have a smooth childhood as she lost her father while still a toddler and was single-handedly raised by her mom, Betty Blakemore Sulzbach.
Leslie Bibb’s inclination towards the performing arts was evident during her days at Saint Gertrude High School where she was part of the school’s dance team. She later proceeded to bag a degree from the University of Virginia but eventually ditched school to pursue a career in showbiz.
Movies and TV Shows
Before acting, Leslie Bibb first ventured into modelling as a teenager. In fact, she won a national modelling contest at age 16. More so, she achieved enviable feats as a model after making it several times to the cover of top publications such as FHM and Maxim.
Bibb has been active on the acting scene for over two decades, working on both television and on film. She made her TV debut in the year 1996 after landing small roles in the series Pacific Blue and Home Improvement. Bibb is also recognized for her lead role in the second season of The Big Easy series (1997) but her breakthrough role came in 1999 after she starred as Brooke McQueen in the WB Network TV series Popular.
Her other notable TV roles include ER (2002 – 2003), Line of Fire (2003 – 2004), Crossing Jordan (2005 – 2007), CSI: Miami (2007), Entourage (2007), Kings (2009), GCB (2012), About a Boy (2014), The Odd Couple (2015), American Housewife (2016) and also the web series WHIH Newsfront – With Christine Everhart (2015 – 2016).
Leslie Bibb made her big screen debut in 1997 with the movie Private Parts. She has since followed up with other notable roles in movies such as 1999’s This Space Between Us, The Skulls (2000), See Spot Run (2001), Wristcutters: A Love Story (2006), Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006), Iron Man (2008), Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009), Law Abiding Citizen (2009), Miss Nobody (2010), and Zookeeper (2011). In the year 2014, Leslie Bibbs appeared in movies No Good Deed, Take Care, and 7500. More recently, Leslie featured in 2017’s The Babysitter and 2018’s Tag.
Leslie Bibb’s Net Worth
Leslie Bibb has been in the entertainment industry for more than two decades and has undeniably established herself as a household name. While her exact salary has not been disclosed, the actress has amassed a decent fortune from her numerous endeavours. Bibb currently enjoys a net worth estimated at $2 million.
Leslie Bibb has enviable physical features. The blonde, green-eyed beauty stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches, complemented by the weight of about 57 kg. Her other body measurements are bust – 35 inches, waist – 24 inches, and hips – 36 inches.
Other Facts About The Actress
- Love Life
Actress Leslie Bibb has had an interesting dating history. The blonde beauty was previously married to an investment banker Rob Born. The erstwhile couple tied the knot in November 2003 but parted ways about a year later.
Bibb has since moved on and found love again in the arms of her Hollywood colleague Sam Rockwell. The couple who met in 2007 on the set of the movie Frost/Nixon began dating on a low key and only confirmed their romance recently when they appeared together at the 2018 Oscar nominations.
Besides their romance, Leslie and Sam also share other things in common. Notably, they starred together in the movie Iron Man 2 and both parties have at various times categorically stated that they don’t want to have children. Regardless, the lovebirds have been together since 2007 and if their pictures on social media are anything to go by, it is safe to say they are having the time of their lives.
Leslie Bibb is involved in several charitable causes. Among other humanitarian efforts, the actress is a known supporter of Friends of El Faro, a non-profit organization dedicated to raising funds for orphaned children in Mexico. Despite not wanting kids of her own, it is impressive to know that Bibb is helping other children in her own little way.
- Social Media
Leslie Bibb is active on social media. While she may not be present on all popular social networking platforms, the actress is active and has amassed a strong fanbase on Instagram and Twitter.