Alison Brie needs no introduction. She is an award-winning Hollywood actress and has featured in several TV shows and movies, one of which includes the comedy series, Community. The TV series is about an eclectic bunch of students and staff in a community college. In the series, Brie plays the role of Annie an overachieving and intelligent girl who flares up at the tiniest provocation. Her portrayal of the character earned her many award nominations and made her a household name in Hollywood. Find out more about Brie here including her bio and age, net worth and height as well as her husband who is equally a famous actor.
Alison Brie: Bio (Age)
Alison Brie Schermerhorn was born on the 29th of December 1982 in Hollywood California. She hails from a family of four comprising of her father, Terry and her mother, Joanna Brennen. The actress also has an elder sister named Lauren.
Brie’s parents divorced when she was growing up and as a result, she split her time between them. For her education, Alison Brie attended South Pasadena High School and graduated in 2001.
Alison Brie fell in love with acting when she was just a child. In order to realize her acting ambitions, she joined a local community center and took part in several plays. Brie also enrolled at the California Institute for the Arts where she obtained a degree in acting. She further honed her skills at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow, Scotland.
Alison Brie made her professional debut in the 2004 short film, Stolen Poem. From there, she went on to star in an episode of the popular Nickelodeon series, Hannah Montana. Alison Brie did not have to wait long for her big break which came in 2007 on the TV series, Mad Men. The series focused on the professional and personal lives of employees at an advertising firm. Brie played the role of Trudy Campbell, a wife of one of the employees, appearing in 36 episodes of the show. Since Mad Men, Alison Brie has also featured in other TV series such as Community, BoJack Horseman, GLOW and American Dad!
Brie’s talent is no limited to the small screen alone. She has featured in movies such as Raspberry Magic, Montana Amazon, Save the Date, The Five-Year Engagement, The Kings of Summer, The Lego Movie, Sleeping With Other People, Get Hard, Search Party, How To Be Single, The Little Hours and The Disaster Artist. Sleeping With Other People is a 2015 rom-com about two people who struggle with commitment and sex addiction issues. They eventually become best friends and then lovers. The movie was headlined by Alison Brie and Jason Sudeikis.
Alison Brie has a net worth of $4 million. Her source of wealth is most ostensibly her acting career. Brie has also raked in a good amount from Advertising campaigns. In 2016, she featured in a commercial for Apple alongside Game of Thrones star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau. Seeing as Apple is one of the most valuable companies in the world, there is no doubt that she must have earned an impressive amount from that venture.
Alison Brie is married to popular Hollywood actor, Dave Franco. Her husband is a native of Palo Alto. California and was born on the 12th of June 1985. He has featured in blockbusters movies such as 21 Jump Street, Now You See Me, Neighbours, Unfinished Business, The Disaster Artist and If Beale Street Could Talk. Franco is also the younger brother of award-winning actor, as well as director, James Franco. Brie and her husband first met in New Orleans during Mardi Gras in 2011. They clicked immediately and later commenced a relationship.
The couple, however, hid their romance from the media for almost four years. This is understandable given that media scrutiny can be harsh at times. Brie and her beau finally made their romance public with a joint appearance on the red carpet in June 2015. The couple got engaged in August of that same year and tied the knot in a small ceremony on the 18th of March 2017. Brie has disclosed that the two do not plan to have kids and that their two cats (Harry and Arturo) are enough work. Brie and her husband have worked together on occasion. She starred in The Rental, a horror movie directed by her husband.
Alison Brie: Height & Weight
Alison Brie is 5 feet 3 inches tall (1.60m) and weighs 50kg (110lbs). Other additional measurements are chest – 35 inches, waist – 24 inches and hips – 36 inches. The actress also has blue eyes and dark brown hair. One of Brie’s most popular roles till date is as an amateur wrestler on the Netflix series, GLOW. Brie performs her own stunts on the show and as such works out multiple times a week in order to keep in shape.