Isabelle Fuhrman

Inside Biography


Isabelle Fuhrman is an American actress who is best known and recognized for playing the part of Esther in the horror/thriller film Orphan which was released in 2009.

Fuhrman has featured in several movies including The Hunger Games, Cell, and Hounddong. She currently filming Hellbent alongside Martin Henderson, Max Martini, Kimberly Elise and other Hollywood stars. 

Early Life and Education

Isabelle was born on 25th February 1997 in Washington D.C U.S.A. she is also quite famous for her role as Clove in The Hunger Games. Isabelle was born to parents Elina Fuhrman and Nick Fuhrman. Elina her mother is a journalist who has worked for CNN.

Her mother emigrated from Soviet Russia to U.S.A. Isabelle’s father Nick used to be a political candidate and business consultant.

Though born in D.C, Isabelle was brought up in Atlanta, Georgia. She has only an older sister Madeline Fuhrman as her sibling. Madeline is a singer and a songwriter. Isabelle dwells in Los Angeles, California with her family. She goes to The Buckley School in Sherman Oaks Stansbury Avenue. Isabelle is in the 8th grade.


Isabelle Fuhrman began her career at the early age of seven when one of the casting directors spotted her while she was waiting for her elder sister Madeline and casted her on the show Cartoon Fridays. She was only seven years old then. Few years later she made her big screen debut in 2007 with the drama Hounddog.

It was in 2007 that she got cast in the movie Orphan to play alongside Vera Farmiga and Peter Sarsgaard. She was chosen after an extensive nationwide search. Her performance was captivating in the movie. Besides, she has done the role of Gretchen Dennis as known as girl ghost on the hit TV show Ghost Whisperer. She starred opposite Jennifer Love Hewitt on the show.

She appeared as Grace O’Neil in the pilot episode of series Justice. Isabelle has done many national commercials including brands like Pizza Hut and K- Mart.  She acted the part of Angie Vanderveer in the 2011 dark comedy Salvation Boulevard which is based on the novel by Larry Beinhart.

Salvation Boulevard premiered at the Sundance film festival. Her cast member consisted of Pierce Brosnan, Marisa Tomei, Greg Kinnear, Ed Harris and Jennifer Conelly. In 2012 she got the very role which helped her heightened her success, the role of Clove in the film The Hunger Games.

Her character Clove is the one who tries to kill the main character Katniss. Isabelle actually at first had auditioned for the role of Katniss but was considered too young for the part she was only 14 at the time. Ultimately, she auditioned for the role of Clove and got it as well. Isabelle got cast as Max on 24th May 2013 in the movie Dear Eleanor. The film is set to release in 2014.

Personal Life

Isabelle was the celebrity advocate of Save the Children’s 2010 “Caps for Good” project.  As per her relationship status, there was a rumor of her dating Colin ford and there was rumor about her dating Alexander Ludwig too. But she is currently single. 

Net Worth and Body Measurements

Fuhrman's current net worth is estimated to be around $500K. For her performance in Ghost Whisperer as Gretchen Dennis, Isabelle was nominated for Young Artist Award. She is white as per her skin color and is 5’3” tall. She rather looks healthily beautiful than pale and skinny. Isabelle weighs 50 kg.

by sushma, 31 May, 2014

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