American Actress Brie Larson is most well-known for her recurring character of Carol Danvers in the Marvel Studios movies. She also won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her starring role of Joy “Ma” Newsome in the 2015 Independent drama film, Room.
Brie Larson Bio & Family
The actress was born as Larson was born Brianne Sidonie Desaulniers on 1 October 1989, in Sacramento, California. Her homeopathic chiropractor’s parents are Heather and Sylvain Desaulniers who raised her and her other sibling, Milaine. Her father is French Canadian, and Brie is mostly familiar speaking French.
She stands at the height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.7 m) and weighs around 58 kg.
Career & Net Worth
Brie has managed to earn a colossal net worth of $8 million from her acting career since 1998. Some of her soaring wealth is from her commercially successful movies like Captain Marvel (2017), Trainwreck (2015) and 21 Jump Street (2012) to name a few. In the film Captain Marvel, she essayed the recurring role of Carol Danvers which made $1.091 billion box-offices from $152 to 175 million budget.
Brie Larson in the 2017 movie Captain Marvel (Picture: Indiewire)
Similarly, the Trainwreck movie on a production cost of $35 million garnered $140.8 million at the ticket windows. Apart from the silver screen, her TV shows are the United States of Tara (2009) and Unicore Store (2017).
Brie’s Off-Engagement With Husband-To-Be
The 29-year-old actress has quite a history with American musician, Alex Greenwald, age 39. Brie and her husband-to-be, Alex were officially engaged in May 2016 after dating a couple of years from their meeting since 2013.
While the marriage was on the cards, Brie took her social media handle to share a picture with Alex which reads,
Happiness quite unshared can scarcely be called happiness; it has no taste.” #CharlotteBrontë
Brie Larson and her former husband-to-be Alex on 28 November 2018 (Picture: Brie’s Instagram)
However, the couple went to call off their marriage in early 2019 which was quite a shocker for their followers. Well, the actual reason for their split is not appropriately known.
Some Interesting Facts About Brie Larson
- The artist took Larson as her last name which is from her great grand mother’s maiden name.
- Her acting commenced at the age of 8 on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.
- She has written and directed some movies including the 2011 short film, Weighting and another short in 2012 titled The Arm.