Tracy Spiridakoss one of those celebrities who has their artistic talent to thank for bringing them to fame, hers being acting. Over the years, she has proven to be quite versatile portraying impeccably every role given. The charming lady began her career while in the junior grade and has since never slowed down. A look at her filmography shows that Tracy is more active on the small screen than in the big screens. In addition to her profession, Tracy uses her spare time to raise awareness for ALS disease that has plagued many. Read on to discover other interesting facts about the actress.
7 Facts You Should Know About the Actress
Tracy Spirikados joined the population of the world on the 20th day in the month of February 1988. She is the only girl child parents of her parents George and Anastasia Spirikados. She has two brothers. Her parents co-owned an eating-house.
Despite having the country Canada as her birthplace, Tracy Spiridakos spent her formative years in Skala Greece, her father’s home town. However, in the subsequent years, she relocated back to her birthplace. There, she learned core Greek ethics and also learned the language, thus the actress is bilingual speaking fluently both the English and Greek languages.
Knowing quite early in life that she wanted to pursue a career in acting, Tracy Spiridakos during her time at Oak Park High School was actively involved with the school’s theater department. Upon graduation, she took acting classes at Actors Training Centre, Manitoba.
Tracy Spiridakos’ Career
With over 20 television shows and at least three films credited to her name, Tracy Spiridakos has been fun to watch on the screens. She began acting as a school student and by the time high school days were over, she became totally focused on acting.
As a result, in 2007 she relocated to the city of Vancouver, Canada with high hopes. Tracy landed her first acting gig, barely after a few weeks. Her brief role in Supernatural was well acknowledged and thankfully she scored a couple more roles in 2007 which came in the TV shows; Bionic Woman, and Aliens in America.
Tracy Spiridakos starred in Majority Rules in 2009. It would become her first lead role in a TV series and she appeared in a total of 26 episodes. Also in the same year, she had a small part in the lesbian TV series, The L Word. And then came 2011 when Spiridakos landed her feature film debut role as Party Girl #2 in the science fiction film, Rise of the Planet of the Apes. Tracy, as of this writing has only appeared in three films, the other two being the lesser-known Kill for Me in 2013 and 2015’s The Byrd and the Bees.
Between 2010 and 2012, Tracy appeared in a string of TV shows, among them; Psych, HellcatsTower Prep, Being Human, as well as TV films; Goblin and Rags.
Her next big role came in Revolution. For her lead role as Charlotte “Charlie” Matheson, she earned a Saturn Award nomination for Best Actress on Television.
In recent years, Tracy Spiridakos is best known for her role as Detective Hailey Upton in Chicago P.D. She has reprised the role in both Chicago Med and Chicago Fire.
What is Tracy Spiridakos’ Net Worth?
Of a truth, Tracy Spiridakos’ hard work has paid off. The lady has gathered a total financial worth of $5 million, of course, the major contributor to her wealth is her acting career.
Tracy Spirikados has never walked down the aisle, however, she once dated actor Jon Cor. The lovebirds dated for a while before getting engaged in December 2012. Sadly, they couldn’t take their relationship further as they called off the engagement.
Since her relationship with Jon Cor ended, the actress has been rather secretive about happenings in her love life.
Tracy Spirikados is among those celebrities who have drawn from their star power for a social cause. Sometime in 2014, she took part in the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis aka ALS.
The slender beauty stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches tall which falls in the average category for a Canadian woman.