Laura Wright Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 08 Sep, 2019
Facts of Laura Wright
Date of Birth: 1970 , September-11
Age: 50 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
Name Laura Wright
Birth Name Laura Wright
Father Rector Sisk
Mother Betty Sisk
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Washington, D.C.
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Net Worth $10 million
Weight in KG 59
Married to Harry Rowland, John Wright
Children 2
Siblings 1
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Laura Wright is an American actress best known for playing the role of Ally Rescott on Loving and The City, Cassie Layne Winslow on Guiding Light and Carly Corinthos on General Hospital. She won a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series in 2011. She is currently expecting her first child with her husband Harry Rowland who she married earlier this year.

Early Life, Family and Education

Laura Wright was born on September 11, 1970, in Washington, D.C., the United States of America, to her father Rector Sisk and mother Betty Sisk.

Both her mom and dad are dead. She took to Instagram in December 2018, to confirm that her dad had passed away, just two months after her mom left this world.

Alongside a series of photos with her dad and mom, Laura wrote at the time, "Together is a Beautiful place to be  RIP Dad. I love you 1943-2018 #rectorsisk."

 
 
 
 
 
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Together is a Beautiful place to be RIP Dad. I love you 1943-2018 #rectorsisk

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She was raised along with her brother Jeffrey Sisk in Clinton, Maryland. She is of American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.

She was interested in acting since her childhood. She has appeared in numerous high school plays such as Our Town, You Can't Take It with You and Gypsy while in high school.

Career and Awards

Laura Wright made her acting debut by playing the role of Allison "Ally" Rescott Bowman an ABC daytime soap opera, Loving, in 1991.

Later in 1995, she portrayed the same character in The City alongside Michael Weatherly, Debbi Morgan and Morgan Fairchild. The show lasted for two years until March 1997.

Laura then played the role of Cassie Layne Winslow on the CBS hit soap opera Guiding Light from 1997 to 2005.

In September 2005, she was announced as the fourth actress to play the Carly Corinthos character on the ABC hit soap opera, General Hospital.

She appeared on the show along with Chad DuellKirsten StormsSteve BurtonDominic ZamprognaLaura WrightMaurice BenardGenie Francis and Kelly Monaco.

Wright was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award in the Outstanding Lead Actress category for her role in General Hospital. She received the award at the 38th Daytime Emmy Awards in 2011.

Net Worth and Salary

Being a successful TV and film star, Laura Wright earns a substantial amount of money from the film and television industry. According to the Celebrity Net Worth website, Wright has an estimated net worth of $10 million.

His salary is under review and it's also unknown how much money she earns from ABC's General Hospital. According to online sources, a newcomer to the show makes up to $700 per episode and a star who have been on the soap opera for 5 to 10 years makes $1,500 to $3,000 per episode.

In addition, a veteran actor of the show makes $2,000 to $5,000 per episode.

Personal Life

Moving towards the personal life of Laura Wright, the 48-year-old actress is a married woman. She has been married to a professional rugby player, Harry Rowland.

The couple walked down the aisle in a beautiful wedding ceremony at St Michael’s church in Framlingham, Suffolk, in October 2018, the same month when Laura lost her dad. 

The two dated for six years before they exchanged the wedding vows. The husband-wife duo recently confirmed to the Hello! magazine that they are expecting their first child together.

CAPTION: Pregnant Laura Wright and her husband Harry Rowland SOURCE: Hello

Laura was also previously married to her John Wright. The former couple tied the knot in 1995 and got a divorce in 2016. They share two children, Lauren Wright Jr. and John Michael Wright, together.

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