Know About Allison Mack; NXIVM, Smallville, Net Worth, Trial, Married

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Published Date: 09 Apr, 2019 Updated date: 09 Apr, 2019

Smallville actress Allison Mack is in the media headlines for her controversial role in the NXIVM organization. The 36-years-of-age actress awaits sentencing in September 2019 after pleading guilty to racketeering conspiracy charges.

Allison Mack defines her stature as an actress with her prominent role as Chloe Sullivan in the DC Comics character Superman-based series, Smallville. On top of that, she marks appearances in a handful of movies and TV shows.

Allison Mack’s Short Bio

The German actress was born as Allison Christin Mack on 29 July 1982 in Preetz, West Germany. She was raised by her parents, Jonathan Mack, an opera singer, and Mindy Mack. Allison’s other family members include her brother, Shannon and a sister named Robyn.

The talented actress stands at a height of 5 feet and 5 inches (1.65 m) and is educated from Los Alamitos High School.

Career, Net Worth

Allison Mack reportedly amasses the net worth of $2 Million from her professional gig. She first made a TV appearance as Nettie in 1989 miniseries I Know My First Name Is Steven. Later, she bagged short stints in 7th Heaven (1998), Opposite Sex (2000), and Kate Brasher (2001).

Allison’s big break came as Chloe Sullivan in DC-powered television series Smallville in 2001. She was a series regular until the show’s penultimate season in 2011, featuring in 204 episodes.

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Allison Mack as Chloe Sullivan in Smallville (Picture: ABC)

Following Smallville, Allison appeared with a recurring role in the second season of the FX sitcom, Wilfred in 2012 and 2014. She later guest-starred in The Following (2015) and American Odyssey (2015).

NXIVM Scandal And Its Aftermath

Back in 2010, the reports surfaced that the multi-level marketing agency with the name NXIVM recruited actress Allison Mack alongside her Smallville co-star, Kristin Kreuk. Though the advocates of the organization portrayed it as a platform focused on inspirational coaching, the detractors accused founder Keith Raniere of running a sex cult-like program.

Allison met FBI arrest on 20 April 2018 on charges of sex trafficking, forced labor conspiracy, and conspiracy to commit sex trafficking. The allegations stated that she used to recruit ladies to join NXIVM and later force them to have sexual activities with Raniere. However, the actress remained safe from the charges after pleaded not guilty. 

Nonetheless, on 8 April 2019, the Brooklyn federal court pleaded Allison guilty to racketeering and racketeering conspiracy charges. The sex cult trial will now see the actress facing a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison. The punishment is due September later this year.

Allison Mack’s Controversial Married Life

Allison Mack married to Canadian actress Nicki Clyne in 2017. The wedding became a talking point as some sources claimed it was a set up by the NXIVM co-founder, Keith Raniere. The former publicist of the organization, Frank Parlato put light into the matter stating to Fox News,

They were told to get married by Raniere and they jumped right into it. To them it was all for the greater good of the mission.

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Allison Mack with her partner Nicki Clyne on 30 July 2017 (Picture: Allison’s Instagram)

Besides, the sources also stated that the two actresses tied the wedding knot so that Nicki could remain in the United States despite her Canadian citizenship. Though the information regarding the married pair’s initial meeting remains unclear, it is clear that both Allison and Nicki became involved in NXIVM’s operations in Vancouver by 2007.

Previous Dating History

Before sharing the wedding vows with fellow actress partner, Allison announced her engagement with a longtime boyfriend named Peter in March 2003. However, the pair later seemed to end their romance as Allison mentioned that marriage was something she didn’t see herself committing to through her blog in 2008.

Apart from that, Allison reportedly had an affair with actor Chad Krowchuk until they split in 2009.

Some Interesting Facts About Allison Mack

  • Before finding her feet in acting, Allison had a modeling stint for a short period of time.
  • She began studying at Young Actors Space in Los Angeles at age seven.
  • Allison bagged Teen Choice Award on the Best Sidekick in a TV Series category for Smallville in 2006 and 2007.
  • She owns a German Shepherd/Malamute dog named Phantom.  
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