Laura Harrier, who is best known for her roles in films and TV shows like “Spider-Man: Homecoming” and “BlacKkKlansman,” is an American actress/model who has been active in the industry since 2003. She started modeling at the age of 17, moved to NYC soon after, and modeled for various magazines such as Elle and Vogue and brands like Macy’s and Urban Outfitters. She is currently an ambassador for Bulgari and Louis Vuitton. Being an actress and a model, Laura Harrier is also an activist and publicly voices her opinions on social issues like equality and civil rights.
|Full Name||Laura Ruth Harrier|
|Date of Birth||March 28, 1990|
|Birth Place||Chicago, Illinois, United States|
|Height||5 ft 9 in|
|Net Worth||US $500 Thousands|
What was Laura’s Childhood like?
Laura Harrier’s full name is Laura Ruth Harrier. In Chicago, she was born to her parents Linda and Temujin Harrier on March 28 of 1990, located in Illinois, USA. She grew up in Evanston and had a younger brother named William. Her mother helped her fix her speech impediment, which she had till the age of three. To boost her daughter’s confidence, Linda put Laura in acting classes. Due to her great sense of fashion, she got granted the best dressed in high school.
At the young age of 17, she started modeling and moved to NYC. Laura Harrier initially got sent to NYC to study set history but later decided to continue her career as a model. She later shifted her interest towards acting and took classes in William Esper Studio, graduating in 2015.
How Harrier started her Career?
She made her film debut in 2014 with the film “The Last Five Years,” in 3hich she appeared as a manuscript woman. In 2015, she appeared in the movie ‘4th Man Out” as the character named Dorothy Cuda. She made her TV debut in 2013 with the TV show titled “One Life to Live,” in which she played the main character named Destiny Evans.
2016 saw her portray the role of Abby in the short film titled “The Realest Real.” In 2017, she appeared in “Spider-Man: Homecoming” as Liz, who was the love interest of Peter Parker. This role brought Laura Harrier to the international audience’s attention and further helped her develop her career.
In 2018, she appeared in the film “BlacKkKlansman” as Patrice Dumas. This role got loved by critics and fans alike, and she was praised by many. In 2019, she appeared in the film “Balance, Not Symmetry” as Caitlin Walker. She is to appear in the movie “Biosdagger” in 2021. The release date is still to get announced, and the film is under post-production. She is to appear in the movie “The Starlingdagger” shortly.
In 2014, Laura Harrier appeared in the TV show titled “Unforgettable” as Amber for the episode titled “The Island.”
In 2018, she played the role of Millie Montag in the TV adaptation of “Fahrenheit 451,” but her scenes got deleted. In 2020, she appeared in the TV show titled ‘Hollywood ‘” in which she played the leading role of Camille Washington. In 2020, she also appeared in the music video for the song “What’s Love Got to Do with It” by Kygo & Tina Turner.
She got nominated for a Black Reel Awards under the category of “Outstanding Breakthrough Performance, Female” for her role in “BlacKkKlansman” in 2019. The same year, she was also nominated for a SAG Awards for the category “Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture” for her performance in “BlacKkKlansman.”
She got into a relationship with Klay Thompson in 2018. Klay Thompson is a professional basketball player and is considered one of the best players in the current NBA scene. However, the two separated in early 2020. Laura Harrier is a vegetarian. She loves art and supports the community by buying art pieces and visiting exhibitions. She frequently voices her opinions on social issues on her social media accounts.
Laura Harrier is active on social media platforms like Twitter and Instagram. On Instagram, Laura has 944k followers, and on Twitter, she has 51.5k followers as of November of 2020.
Laura Harrier’s net worth is estimated to be around US$ 200k to US$ 500k as of 2021, making most of her fortune from acting in films and TV shows and also being a model.