Laura Harrier is a model and actress who’s been active in the entertainment industry for almost a decade now. She moved out of her hometown in pursuit of a better future and to find opportunities in her acting career. After playing the lead role of Liz Allan in Spiderman: Homecoming which brought international recognition and also a breakthrough in her acting journey.
Laura Harrier was born in Chicago, Illinois, United States of America, on March 28, 1990. She was born and reared in the city of Evanston, Illinois. Temujin Harrier, her father, is African-American, and Linda, her mother, is of Polish and English ancestry. William, her younger brother, is her only sibling. Laura went to Evanston Township High School, where she studied acting and participated in sports. She grew particularly interested in fashion in high school and was voted best dressed. Harrier moved to New York City after finishing high school in 2008 to study art history at the New York University Gallatin School of Individualized Study.
Laura Harrier Career
Laura Harrier began modeling at the age of 17 after being discovered by a location scout who was a friend of her mother’s. Her first acting gig was as Destiny Evans in the online series revival of the American soap opera One Life to Live while she was a student at the William Esper Studio (2013). Shenell Edmonds played the part in the original series and was offered a chance to reprise it in the revival, but she declined; Harrier took over the role after auditioning. Harrier then appeared as Amber in the television series Unforgettable (2014) and in the film The Last Five Years (2014), in which she played a young lady who has an affair with Jamie, played by Jeremy Jordan.
She starred in the film 4th Man Out in 2015, and in her final year at William Esper, she was cast in Steve McQueen’s HBO miniseries pilot Codes of Conduct. In 2016, Harrier co-starred in The Realest Real opposite Rowan Blanchard and Mahershala Ali. She has also appeared in advertisements for Calvin Klein and Louis Vuitton, among others. In the film BlacKkKlansman, Harrier played Patrice Dumas, a civil rights activist (2018). The film premiered in May 2018 at the Cannes Film Festival, where it received the Grand Prix and was released in theatres in August 2018. Lee’s classes at New York University, where he is a film professor, were also attended by Harrier. Harrier was nominated for a Black Reel Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture for her work in the film.
Laura Harrier Biography
|Real Name||Laura Ruth Harrier|
|Birth Date||March 28, 1990|
|Age (as of 2022)||32 Years|
|Birth Place||Chicago, Illinois, USA|
|Profession||Actress & Model|
|College||William Esper Studio|
|Height||in feet inches – 5’ 9” – in Centimeters – 175 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 55 kg – in Pounds – 130 lbs|
|Who is her boyfriend?||Klay Thompson (Ex.)|
From 2018 through early 2020, Laura Harrier was in a relationship with American basketball player Klay Thompson. Aside from that, she has never been in a romantic relationship. Laura is currently active on Instagram, where she has 1.1 million followers, 837 followings, and 865 posts under the username @lauraharrier. She has also been active on Twitter since May 2011, where she has 50.1k followers and 339 followings under the handle @LauraHarrier.
Laura Harrier Net Worth
Laura Harrier’s net worth is estimated to be $5 million dollars. She makes this enormous income entirely by her talent, enthusiasm, and dedication to her work as an actor and model. Social media accounts for a significant amount of her net worth.
- Laura Harrier is a civil rights activist who champions causes including intersectional feminism, transgender rights, gun control, gender equality, and representation for both black and non-black people.
- Laura was one of the celebrities who signed the Time’s Up petition and donated $1,000 to the cause.
- She received the AAFCA Award for Best Breakthrough Performance and was nominated for the Black Reel Award for Outstanding Breakthrough Performance, Female, CinEuphoria Award for Best Ensemble – International Competition, and the OFTA Film Award for Best Ensemble.
- Harrier is an ambassador for the latter, as well as Bulgari, a high-end Italian jewelry company.
- She was supposed to play a lead role in Galyntine however the project was dropped after filming.