Brie Larson (known by this name professionally) is an American actress, singer and director. Her actual name which may be a little difficult to pronounce for most of you is Brianne Sidonie Desaulniers. She was born on October 1, 1989 in Sacramento, California. Her mother Heather and father Sylvain Desaulniers were both chiropractors. Larson moved to Los Angeles with her mother and sister after her parents got divorced. French was her first language as a child and she named herself after an American Doll she received as a child.
L arson performed in sketches on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno for her first assignment. She later played the daughter of Bob Saget in the show “Raising Dad” in 2001-2002 and starred in an original Disney Channel movie in 2003. She later co-starred in a teen flick titled “Sleepover” in the same year and had a little part to play in the film “13 Going on 30”. In 2006, Larson followed with a film titled “Hoot”, after which she gave her voice for the film “Farce of the Penguins”. In 2007, she was seen in “Remember the Daze” which was a comedy drama and in 2008 she acted in a short film titled “The Babysitter” and was featured in an episode of “The Ghost Whisperer”.
Larson played the character of Kate in the film “Tanner Hall” in the same year and followed it up by another character with the same name in the TV series “United States of Tara” in 2009. The show was discontinued after its third season in 2011. Larson starred alongside Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum in the 2012 film “21 Jump Street” and also guest starred in an episode of “Community” and “Analysis of Cock-Based Networking” in the years 2013-2014. Apart from starring in “Short Term 12”, she was seen several times on “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson” between 2010 and 2013.
Larson played the sister of Amy Shumer in the 2015 flick “Trainwreck” . She starred in another film in the same year, titled “Room” which received a lot of critical acclaim and won many awards for Larson which included a Golden Globe, a BAFTA and an Academy Award for best actress. She was also a part of the cast of the 2016 film “Kong: Skull Island”. In the same year, Larson reunited with her “Short Term 12” director Destin Daniel Cretton for a film titled “The Glass Castle” which is set to release in 2017.
Larson’s music career started with a major record label in 2005. She has performed in concerts since then. She last appeared as a singer in 2010 in the song ‘Black Sheep’ in the film “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World”. Larson started promoting her songs through her personal website in 2003. She started with the song “Go Goodbye”. In 2004, she removed all the songs from her website due to her contract with Casablanca Records. Larson also recorded the soundtrack of a film she acted in, titled “Hoot” which released in 2006. She has also acted in a play in the Williamstown Theatre Festival. Larson wrote and directed two short films, titled “The Weighting” and “The Arm” in the years 2011 and 2012.
Larson got engaged to musician Alex Greenwald in 2016. The couple had been dating since 2013.
Education: Brie Larson was home-schooled for many years before she started as an acting student at ‘The American Conservatory Theatre’ in San Francisco. Larson is also fluent in the French language, thanks to her grandmother, Gabrielle Desaulniers.
Brie Larson Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $11.6 Million US Dollars
The total net-worth of the actress is $11.6 million US dollars as of 2017. With some great upcoming projects in the near future, this number is surely going to increase.
Brie Larson Business Model
Brie Larson has always strived to learn new things and has believed in utilising all the talents that she has developed over the years, be it acting, music or direction. She has managed to create an image which puts her in consideration for some of the biggest roles in Hollywood.
Larson is all set to be featured as Carol Danvers (Captain Marvel) in the 2017 Marvel Studios film, titled “Captain Marvel”. This will surely be the biggest project of her career till now. She has her hands full at the moment as she also set to make her directorial debut with another film, titled “Unicorn Store”. She is also acting in the film along with other popular cast members.
With a big film such as Captain Marvel in her professional kitty, Larson is surely set to make a mark in the Hollywood circuit. Portraying a female superhero is a feet, not many actresses have achieved and Larson will be looking to justice to her role as Captain Marvel. This could make her hit a purple patch in her career with her directorial debut also nearing its release.