Christie Laing Biography
|Date of Birth:||1985 , April-10|
|Age:||36 years old|
|Height:||5 feet 5 inch|
|Birth Name||Christie Laing|
|Birth Place/City||Vancouver, British Columbia|
|Online Presence||Instagram, Twitter|
|Movies||Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (2010)|
|TV Show||Arrow (2012- 2013), Once Upon a Time (2013- 2015), iZombie (2018- 2019)|
A Canadian-born actress Christie Laing got her acting breakthrough by portraying Carly Diggle in the TV series Arrow (2012- 2013). Laing earned further prominence in her career as a cast in Once Upon a Time (2013- 2015) and iZombie (2018- 2019). Turned professional in 2000, Christie has worked in films too, that includes her stint in Scary Movie 4 (2004), Tucker & Dale vs. Evil (2010), and Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (2010).
Born In Vancouver: Family & Early Career
Christie Laing was born on April 10, 1985, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, to parents with Belizean and British heritage. She grew up in White Rock, British Columbia alongside 2 younger sisters, Nikki and Paige. Laing trained piano and dancing at the age of 3 but later pursued acting. As for a fact, she was a runner up to Miss Richmond and also worked as a flight attendant.
Laing is 35 years old as of September 2020 and has a height of 5 ft. 5 inches (167 cm).
Acting Debut At Age of 15: Career In Movies And TV Series
In 2000, then-15 years old, Christie made her on-screen debut in the TV movie 2gether, though was uncredited; the same year, she made guest appearances in TV series Freedom and 2gether: The Series. Throughout the 2000s, Laign worked in the TV series in minor roles: Smallville (2004), Supernatural (2005- 2006), Whistler (2007), and The Assistants (2009), as well as in TV films: Just a Phase (2006), Sea Beast (2008) and Lying to Be Perfect (2010).
She portrayed Aphrodite Girl in the 2010 film Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief, starring Logan Lerman, Brandon T. Jackson, Alexandra Daddario, Sean Bean, and Pierce Brosnan. The movie with a $95 million budget collected $226.4 million in the box-office.
How Christie Got Her Breakthrough?
Laing was cast in the TV series Arrow in 2012, where she portrayed a recurring role, Carly Diggle, until 2013, 6 episodes. The series starring Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy, Colin Donnell, and David Ramsey, proved to be Christie's breakthrough in acting, as it earned her wide acclaim & doors to new opportunities.
In 2013, the Canadian actress played Marian/Zelena, a recurring character in Once Upon a Time (2013-2015, 8 episodes) featuring Ginnifer Goodwin, Jennifer Morrison, Lana Parrilla, among others. Moreover, she appeared in the TV series Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce (2014- 2015), UnREAL (2015), and Motive (2016), while the TV movie credits include:
- Window Wonderland (2013)
- Wish Upon a Christmas (2015)
- Angel of Christmas (2015)
- The Mistletoe Promise (2016)
- Yes, I Do (2018)
From 2018 to 2019, Christie Laing portrayed Michelle in the supernatural crime-drama series iZombie (9 episodes) starring Rose McIver, Malcolm Goodwin, and Aly Michalka.
Is Christie Laing Dating?
Although Christie grabbed fan attention with her on-screen romance with David Ramsey in Arrow (2012) and Sean Maguire in Once Upon a Time (2011), she turns quite opposite & prefers to keep it under wraps in real life. Reportedly, she is not married & is yet to have a husband.
Regarding her dating life, the Canadian actress barely opens up; so far, no report on her boyfriend or any past relationship is out. Online sources claimed her allegedly single at the moment.
She is an active social media user but uses the platform to share her professional works often. Her Instagram account (@christielaing_official) has 9.2K followers, while followers on Twitter (@ChristieLaing) count 16.8K in September 2020.
Net Worth In 2020
Professional for over 2 decades, Christie Laing records 43 acting credits & has a net worth of $200,000 as of September 2020. Undeniably, the acting career is her major source of income & grabbed a considerable sum through appearances in Arrow, Once Upon a Time and iZombie. On average, an American actor earns a salary of $57,000 per year.