Alyssa Sutherland

Inside Biography

Australian model and actress, Alyssa Sutherland began her modeling career at an early age of 15 after she won the 1997 annual Bonne Belle model search for a teen magazine, Girlfriend in Australia. She then modeled for several brands like Michael Kors, Ralph Lauren, Bulgari, Calvin Klein, and Chanel. She also appeared in several cover shoots for magazines like Vogue America, Australia, Italy and Germany, Elle, Harper’s Bazaar.  

Libra Born Actress Alyssa Sutherland 

Alyssa Sutherland was born on 23 September 1982 in Brisbane, South East Queensland, Queensland, Australia under the birth sign Libra. She was born in an American family to parents father Donald Sutherland and mother Shirley Douglas.

As of 2020, Alyssa Sutherland is 37 years old. She is an Australian by nationality and belongs to the White ethnicity.  

Regarding her educational qualification, she attended and graduated from Craigslea State High School. 

Australian Model And Actress Alyssa Sutherland: Career Highlights 

Modeling Career

Alyssa Sutherland began her modeling career in 1997 after winning the annual Bonne Belle model search of a teen magazine, Girlfriend in Australia. Following the victory, she signed a contract with the Australian version Vogue.

Sutherland then worked in several campaigns for popular brands including Chanel, Ralph Lauren, Bulgari, Hugo Boss, and John Frieda among others. She also appeared on the covers of several magazines such as Harper’s Bazaar Singapore & Japan, Australian Vogue, Elle Germany, and Glamour Italy.

She also shot an extensive editorial for Australian, German, American and Italian Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Elle, and Marie-Claire.

CAPTION: Alyssa posing for a shoot. SOURCE: Instagram

Sutherland has worked with famous fashion photographers like Bruce Weber, Ellen von Unwerth, Steven Meisel, and Herb Ritts. In 2007, she became the face of Flake Girl when Cadbury revived their 5 years old TV commercials.

Acting Career

Sutherland made her acting debut in 2006 from the comedy-drama film, The Devil Wears Prada with Meryl Streep, Anne Hathaway, Emily Blunt, and Stanley Tucci. The same year, she appeared as a model in the movie Day on Fire directed by Jay Anania.

In 2008, Sutherland made her TV debut as Alice in Fox’s TV series, New Amsterdam. Three years later, she worked in an episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit with Mariska Hargitay, Ice-T, Christopher Meloni, and Richard Belzer.


Sutherland rose to fame after portraying the role of Princess Aslaug in the historical drama series, Vikings. She worked with Travis Fimmel, Katheryn Winick, Clive Standen, and Alexander Ludwig. As of 2018, she works as Hedy Lamarr in NBC’s science fiction time travel TV series, Timeless starring Abigail Spencer, Matt Lanter, and Malcolm Barrett.

In 2019, the actress played the role in the TV series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. 

How Much Is The Net Worth Of Alyssa Sutherland? Earnings, And Major Source Of Income

Alyssa Sutherland has an estimated net worth of $5 million as per some sources, however, the amount is still under review. As per some online sources, Sutherland earned a salary of $150 thousand per episode from the historical drama TV series, Vikings

CAPTION: Alyssa with her dog. SOURCE: Instagram

The Vogue Australian model earns an average monthly salary ranging between $48 thousand to $51 thousand. 

Alyssa Sutherland Is A Divorcee!!!

Alyssa Sutherland is a divorcee. On 5th February 2012, Sutherland married American film and commercial director, Laurence Shanet in Natai Beach, Thailand. The following year, the couple divorced for some unknown reasons. The couple has no children together. The couple started dating in 2009.  

Charity Works!!!

She is a supporter of 'Save the Rhino organization.'

CAPTION: Alyssa showing her no make-up look. SOURCE: Instagram

In 2002, America's People Magazine named her 'world's sexiest bachelor.' She also has a pa s sion for the outdoors and has two pet dogs. And one of them died on July 9, 2019.

by saru, 17 Apr, 2018

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