American actress Cara Buono is known for her role as Karen Wheeler in the 2016 science fiction-horror web TV series, Stranger Things. She is in the Hollywood industry for over 27 years.
Cara Buono Bio & Family
The actress was born on 1 March 1971 in The Bronx, New York, NY to parents, Rosemary Buono and Antony Buono. She, along with her two brothers and a sister come from a blue-collar family. Cara went to Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School and then completed her graduation with a double major in English and political science from Columbia University in 1995.
She stands at the height of 5 feet 5 inches (165 m) and weighs around 55 kg.
Career & Net Worth
The 48-year-old has a net worth of $4 million from professional acting since 1992. Some of her successful commercial movies are Monsters and Men (2018), Paper Town (2015), Let Me In (2010) and Hulk (2003) to name a few. Her film, Paper Town collected $85.5 million at the box-office under a production cost of $12 million. As is, for now, she is garnering adequate name and fortune from TV series, Stranger Things.
Cara Buono from the set of Stranger Things on 27 September 2019 (Picture: Cara’s Instagram)
Besides Stranger Things, some of her other TV credits are Supergirl (2019), Elementary (2014), NCIS (2009) and Miss Match (2003).
Who Is Cara’s Husband?
Besides her shinning net worth solely from acting, she relishes great matrimony with her husband, Peter Thum. Together, the couple shares only one child as a daughter, and they recently went on a family vacation.
Cara Buono with husband Peter and daughter in Sicily, Italy on 20 August 2019 (Picture: Cara’s Instagram)
By profession, her husband is an American entrepreneur. He completed his graduation from Claremont McKenna College in 1990 with a degree in Government. Likewise, he received an MBA from The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He has worked in many projects like Giving Water, Ethos Water, Fonderie 47 and Liberty United.
Some Interesting Facts About Cara Buono
- Cara’s parents, both belong to Italian descent.
- The actress earned her graduate degree in three years.
- At the age of 12, she made her acting debut in Harvey Fierstein’s play Spookhouse.
- Cara is a vivid social media user and has over 900k Instagram followers.