Kristen Connolly Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 27 May, 2018
Facts of Kristen Connolly
Date of Birth: 1980 , July-12
Age: 39 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Kristen Connolly
Birth Name Kristen Connolly
Mother Melinda Connolly
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Montclair, New Jersey, the U.S
Ethnicity white-American
Profession Actress
Net Worth $5 million
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blond
Face Color White
Education Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vermont, United States (BA in Theater, 2002); Yale University, School of Drama, New Haven, Connecticut, United States (MFA in Drama, 2007)
Siblings Will Connolly
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American actress Kristen Connolly is known for roles in 2012 film The Cabin in the Woods, as well as a television series House of Cards, and Zoo. She began her career with recurring roles on several CollegeHumor digital shorts. Connolly made her movie debut as an Art History Student in the 2003 movie Mona Lisa Smile and made her television debut portraying a character named Fanny in the 2008 television series New Amsterdam.  

Early Life And Education Of Kristen Connolly   

Kristen Connolly was born on 12th July 1980 in Montclair, New Jersey, U.S under the birth sign Cancer to mother, Melinda Connolly.  She belongs to white-American ethnicity/race and holds an American nationality.

She has a  brother named Will Connolly who is also an actor. He landed on a role on Broadway as Andrej in the show Once and as Jeremy in Be More Chill. 

CAPTION: Kristen Connolly and her brother Will Connolly SOURCE: Instagram

Connolly graduated with BA in theater from the Middlebury College in Vermont in 2002. She then went to Yale University, School of Drama in New Haven, Connecticut, United States, majoring in MFA Drama, 2007.  

Kristen Connolly’s Career

Kristen Connolly started her career with recurring roles on various CollegeHumor digital shorts. She then debuted in a big screen from the 2003 American drama film, Mona Lisa Smile as Art History Student.

After a considerable gap, Connolly starred in 2008 British-American romantic drama film, Revolutionary Road as Mrs. Brace.  The same year, she worked in few movies The Happening, and Meet Dave, as well as in TV series, Guiding Light, and Law & Order: Criminal Intent.

CAPTION: Kristen Connolly SOURCE: pinterest.com

After that, Connolly gained her first leading role of Stephanie in 2012 American found footage science fiction horror film, The Bay, alongside Kether Donohue, Stephen Kunken and many other. The same year, she also played a lead role, Dana Polk, in American horror comedy film, The Cabin in the Woods.

From 2013 to 2014, Connolly acted in American political thriller web television series, House of Cards as Christina Gallagher. She also played a remarkable role in miniseries, Houdini.

Some of her notable roles in television series are Nurse Jackie, The Good Wife, The Whispers, and Zoo. She also appeared in several movies which include, Confessions of a Shopaholic, Ex-Girlfriends, Worst Friends, The Wizard of Lies, and among others.

Kristen Connolly’s Net worth

Kristen Connolly is active in the industry since 2003 and has worked in numbers of movies, television series, and theatres which are her main of sources of income. 

According to the Celebrity Net Worth, her net worth is estimated to be around $5 million. Some of her successful box-office movies are listed below,  

Movie Budget Box-office collection IMDB rating Cast member 
Mona Lisa Smile (2003) $72.3 million $141.3 million 6.5 Julia Roberts
Kirsten Dunst
Julia Stiles
Maggie Gyllenhaal
Revolutionary Road (2008) $35 million $75.5 million 7.3 Leonardo DiCaprio
Kate Winslet
Michael Shannon
Kathryn Hahn
The Happening (2008) $48 million  $163.4 million 5 Mark Wahlberg
Zooey Deschanel
John Leguizamo
Betty Buckley
Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009) $55 million  $108.3 million 5.9 Isla Fisher
Hugh Dancy
Krysten Ritter
John Goodman
The Cabin in the Woods (2012) $30 million  $66.5 million 7 Chris Hemsworth
Anna Hutchison
Fran Kranz
Jesse Williams

Kristen Connolly’s Personal Life

Kristen Connolly lives a low key life and is very private when it comes to her personal life. Regarding her dating life, she posts several pictures with American actor, James Wolk, on her Instagram, but has not revealed anything about the relationship. The alleged couple worked together in American drama television series, Zoo.

CAPTION: Kristen Connolly and James Wolk SOURCE: Instagram

As per some online sources, Connolly was previously married to an athlete, Cody Riffle in 2016. However, there is no official confirmation about the rumor.

She is active on social media. She seems very close to her family member including her dog named Lucy. 

Here is an interview with Kristen Connolly.

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