Clare Grant is an American actress, model, and film producer who co-founded the multimedia production company, Team Unicorn, and is famous for her appearances in popular films such as, Walk the Line, The Graves, and Happenstance.
Grant’s career also brushes into music as she has performed in various parody songs like G33k & G4m3r Girls and in Meghan Trainor‘s All About That Bass. But asides her successful career, she is also known as the wife of one of America’s finest comedians and actors, Seth Green.
Grant Cut Her Teeth In The Industry With Indie Films
The Memphis-born beauty started off her career in 2004 with a small role as Museum Curator in Resolutions of the Complacent Man, a short film. The next year in 2005, she played another small but key role in the Academy-winning film, Walk the Line. She was still a college student at the time. It was also around this time that she met ace producer and screenwriter, Craig Brewer, who later cast her in several indie films before handing her a role in the 2006 movie, Black Snake Moan, and eventually the lead role in his 2009 MTV series, $5 Cover.
Grant later appeared as Megan Graves in the 2009 film, The Graves. While seeking roles in films, Grant also looked to land roles in the small screen. 2011 saw her starring in the TV series The Guild as Red Master Chief and as Connie Briggs in CSI: Miami. In 2012, she landed the role of Deathstiny’s Child in the TV series Save the Supers and another role as Beverly in Joshua Tree, 1951: A Portrait of James Dean. At this time, Grant had become a regular face on both the big and small screen and had attracted quite a fanbase.
Cementing Her Hollywood Fame with Bigger Gigs
In 2013, Clare Grant appeared as Martha Collins in The Insomniac and voiced Black Widow in the Marvel Animation movie Iron Man: Rise of Technovore, later that same year. She also portrayed Mandy Breckenridgenmeyerton in Q.V.G. and Martha Collins in 24 Seven, winning applause for her work.
Over the years, Clare Grant has appeared in several other projects including Avengers Assemble in 2015, Castle and Holidays in 2016, and GEGG WARS: Galaxy of Crime in 2019. So far, the actress has starred in more than 60 feature films and TV series since her debut and she is not done yet.
More Than Just An Actress
Apart from being an actress, Clare Grant is also a producer and writer. Her career as a producer began with the 2009 short film, Saber, in which she also starred. Saber became an instant success, winning two LucasFilm Fan Film Awards for ‘Best Action’ and ‘Audience Choice.’
Together with her team at “Team Unicorn”, Grant continues to create and produce catchy contents such as parody songs G33K & G4M3R Girls, which sparked a hell of firework for its overtly sexual depiction of Katy Perry’s California Gurls video. G33K & G4M3R Girls grossed over a million views within its first week of release.
For her work over the years, the actress has apparently raked in quite a substantial amount of money. Although it’s not clear how much Clare Grant earns from her career as an actress, singer or producer, a 2019 estimate puts her net worth at over $5 million. While that’s no chicken feed, it shrinks five times smaller when compared to her husband’s $25 million fortune.
Clare Grant Has Stayed Married for 10 Years and Counting
Clare Grant is a happily married woman at the moment and she is completely in love with the man in her life; Seth Green. They have been together for more than a decade and it appears their romance is not about to die down yet.
Just like his wife, Green is also a superstar actor as well as a voice artist, director, and comedian who has appeared in nearly 200 projects since his debut in 1984
Clare Grant and her husband, Seth Green, first met at the Golden Apple Comics book store’s grand re-opening party in November of 2006. At the event, Green was busy signing autographs while Grant was there as a photographer. Even though they actually saw each other, they did not connect that night.
They met a year later again at the San Diego’s 2007 Comic-Con. It was here the first tingles of love morphed into a hot romance. Green managed to get her number that day through a mutual friend and things kicked off pretty soon for them after that. Green invited her for a date where they realized that they had so many things in common. They continued dating for about four years before they finally got married.
Clare Grant and Seth Green tied the knot on May 1, 2010. The ceremony was held at Skywalker Ranch, a movie ranch in California. The wedding was officiated by Craig Brewer, Grant’s long-time friend, and director. The couple has worked together professionally; in Seth’s 2019 comedy-drama film which he wrote and directed, Clare played the supporting role of Dory.
Clare Grant Fell In Love With Acting At an Early Age
Born Clare Camille Johnson, in Memphis, Tennessee on August 23, 1979, to parents identified as Clarence and Glenna Johnson, As the oldest of eight siblings, Clare Grant quickly learned to be matured. She also discovered her love for acting on time and this influenced her decision to study what she studied in college.
Following her graduation from high school, Grant proceeded to the University of Memphis where she acquired a degree in Theater. According to sources, it wasn’t all perfect for Grant as she, at some point, had to support herself through college by working as a model under Elite Model Management. Most notable among the brands she modeled for at that time was L’Oréal. However, modeling was just part of a whole lot Grant was doing even while in college.
It is noteworthy that although Clare Grant was studying Theater in college, she wasn’t so keen on beginning an acting career. Sources reveal that she was “dragged” into acting by her peers who set her up by introducing her to a Memphis-based film director, Craig Brewer. Brewer set the spark for Grant’s success by handing her a few key roles and eventually encouraging her to leave Memphis for California to pursue her acting career.