Best known for her role in Netflix’s Travelers as Carly Shannon, Nesta Cooper is a popular Canadian actress whose presence in the entertainment business cannot be overlooked. Her rise to prominence is attached to her appearance in a good number of blockbuster projects like Diablo, The Edge of Seventeen and The Returned.
Cooper debuted as Young Sakelik in the 2013 television series, Cult and since then, her hard work in the entertainment industry has been widely appreciated by fans who believe she has the potential to make it big in the near future. In this article, we shall be looking at Nesta Cooper’s profile, including her career and private life.
Nesta Cooper – Biography, Age
Nesta Cooper was born on December 11, 1993, in Mississauga, Toronto, Canada but she grew up in Courtenay, Vancouver Island after she moved with her parents to the city. She began schooling in Courtenay and after graduation, she moved to Vancouver where she believed she would have a better chance to pursue her dream of becoming an actress. There, she took some acting classes to boost her skill and make herself available for various auditions.
Nesta Cooper auditioned for a role in the 2013 American TV series, Cult and was successful as she was given a minor role as Young Sakelik in the TV show. The success of her performance helped her gain more minor roles in television shows like in The Haunting Hour: The Series (as Lizzie), Girlfriend’s Guide to Divorce (as Teacher), Heroes Reborn: Dark Matters (as Dahlia), and Supernatural (as Bartender).
Nesta reached her first career peak in 2016 when she landed her first main role in the Canadian-American sci-fi mystery drama series, Travelers. The television series had her acting as Carly Shannon, the titular travelers’ tactician who assumes the life of a stay-at-home single mother. She shared the screen with top actors like Eric McCormack, Reilly Dolman, MacKenzie Porter, and Patrick Gilmore.
The same year, she appeared as Shannon in the coming of age comedy-drama film titled The Edge of Seventeen. Her next major role, however, came in 2018 when she acted as Scorpion/Georgia in an animated adventure-comedy TV series, Spy Kids: Mission Critical. In 2018, she appeared in the superhero action-adventure series, Supergirl, where she acted as Tanya, and in the sports drama film, The Miracle Season where she featured alongside Erin Moriarty, Helen Hunt, William Hurt.
Nesta Cooper’s Net Worth
With over a decade-long experience in the entertainment industry, Nesta’s professional career has received steady growth and her financial earnings have reflected this. However, her exact earnings are not yet known and her net worth is still under review.
One of the films Nesta is believed to have made huge earnings from is The Edge of Seventeen where she played a character named Shannon. The film made a box office of $18,803,648 against its $9 million budget. The actress is believed to have earned much more from projects like Travellers and Spy Kids: Mission Critical where she played major roles.
Family – Mom, Sister
Nesta Cooper is one celebrity who does not speak about her family members often, protecting them from the media; that is why information about her parents and siblings are not known. However, we know of her older sister named Elisha but we are yet to know more about her personal life or career.
Nesta is also fond of showering her mom and dad with love and praises. On her Twitter page in 2015, she posted a picture of her mother going through a magazine and in 2017, she shared a picture with her father via Instagram.
Other Facts About The Actress
1. Nesta Cooper is in a relationship with Peter Van Auker, a film producer who worked on Reality High, a film where she acted as Dani Barnes. The two are said to have been in a romantic relationship since November 2016. She often shares pictures of them together, referring to him as the king of all boyfriends. Prior to Van Auker, Nesta Cooper was rumored to be in a relationship with Keith Powers who happens to be her best friend.
2. The Canadian actress’ height is listed as 5 feet 8 inches (to 1.72m) and her weight is recorded to be 52kg. Her other body measurements are not known.
3. Nesta Cooper studied acting, directing producing while she was in high school.
4. In 2015, she signed a contract with an agent after which she continued her course in acting.
5. The actress is active on social media and has over 85,000 followers on her Instagram page.