Troian Bellisario is a popular mixed racial American actress, scriptwriter, film director, and producer who started out as a child actor and progressed into Hollywood, making a name for herself. She is best known for her protagonist role in the Pretty Little Liars which brought her into prominence. She has been nominated for several awards some of which she clinched, which were in an appreciation for her outstanding contributions in the industry.
Troian Bellisario’s Bio (Ethnicity, Age)
Troian Avery Bellisario has the entertainment blood flowing through her veins. Born on October 28, 1985, in Los Angeles, California, Bellisario has eight siblings; five half-siblings, two stepbrothers and one biological sibling. She has a mixed ethnicity, African-American, Serbian, Italian, English, French, and English.
The star child attended Campbell Hall School, North Hollywood, California and excelled academically which saw her become her class valedictorian before she proceeded to the University of Southern California, where she bagged a bachelor degree in Fine Arts in 2009.
Being born into a creative background had its merit. It made it easy for her to be cut a role right from the age of 3. She had her first role in a thriller film Last Rites directed by her super talented father from then on, she made her way to other several films and television series not less than 30 in all.
The lucky actress has been on televisions series like Tequila and Bonetti (1992), JAG (1998), NCIS (2005-2006), Suits (2014-2015) that featured Meghan Markle while some of the films she made appearances on include; Billboard Dad, Archer House, C.O.G, Exiles, Feed and Pretty Little Liars (2010-2017). She started writing her own screenplays, scripts, directing, as well as producing films in 2011. Notable among the films she wrote, directed and produced are; Exile (2013), Feed (2017), and Famous In Love (2018).
For her outstanding contribution right from her teens, she has been nominated and awarded with several awards like the Vision Fest, Philadelphia First Glance, Teens Choice, New York Festivals, Television Industry Advocacy Awards and the list goes on. Troian Bellisario once revealed that she had eating disorders from which experience she produced her film Feed with her husband featuring among other actors but she is fully recovered now.
The multi-talented actress and producer’s net worth has seen an increase from her previously estimated $3 million. According to Celebrity Net Worth, her new net worth is pegged at $10 million which is good and is bound to still increase as long as she remains active.
Family – Parents, Siblings, Brother
Troian Bellisario was born to multi-racial American parents Donald Paul Bellisario and Deborah Pratt in Los Angeles, however, her parents parted ways but not before birthing her younger brother, Nicholas Dante Bellisario.
Her father is one of Hollywood legendary actor, film director, screenplay writer, and producer. Notable among his works are Battlestar (1978), Magnum P.I (1980), JAG (1995), NCIS (2003) among many others. Her mother, Deborah is also an American actress, film writer, and producer. She also made appearances in movies such as Happy Days (1974-1985) and The New Odd Couple (1982-1983).
Her younger brother (from both her parents) is Nicholas Dante Bellisario born on 27th August 1991. He had his high school education at the Beverly Hill and studied Computer Science at the University of Arizona and he is an adventurous man. He is also an actor and has been featured in quite a number of films such as JAG and Girlfriends (1997) and First Monday (2002).
Her stepmother is Vivienne Bellisario and she had two sons before marrying her father. Both of them – Sean and Chad Murray – are also in Hollywood. The former is an actor while the later is a film producer. Troian’s half-siblings are Joy, Leslie, Julie, Michael, and David Bellisario.
The 5 feet 5 inches tall Troian Bellisario met the Canadian actor Patrick Johannes Adams in 2009 while they were shooting Equivocation. They became friends but only got serious after they met again on the set of Pretty Little Liars in 2010 where Patrick played the character of Hardy. They also starred together in The Come Up, Suits and We Are Here. They started dating in 2010, got engaged in 2014, and took their forever oath in the presence of their loved ones in the Santa Barbara beach, California on December 10, 2016.
On the 8th of October 2018, the first time parents happily announced the arrival of their first child and daughter with an Instagram post appreciating everyone for their support during the entire process.