Lynn Collins

Inside Biography


Lynn Collins is an American actress, known for her roles in the movie X-Men Origins: Wolverine and John Carter. She has also played few of the TV drama series like True Blood, The Education of Max Bickford and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

Early life and education

Lynn Collins was born as Viola Lynn Collins on 16th May 1977, in Houston, Texas, United States of America. She belongs to white ethnicity and holds an American nationality.

Collins is a daughter of martial artists and belongs to English, Scottish & Irish ancestry. When she was four her parents moved to Singapore and lived there for six years and did her schooling from Singapore American School.

Later, Collins moved back to Texas and joined Klein High School there. In 1999, she received a degree in Fine Arts from Juilliard School’s Drama Division.


Lynn Collins made an acting debut from American police procedural, legal, crime drama TV series, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, created by Dick Wolf in the year 1999. She also appeared in TV drama series The Education of Max Bickford and Earth Angels in 2001.

The following year Collins made debut in the movie with Never Get Outta the Boat. She also got a chance to play in the movie like Down with Love, 50 First Dates and 13 Going on 30.

Though Collins made appearances in different movies, her role as the hero’s love interest in the 2009 X-Men Origins: Wolverine opposite Hugh Jackman, rose her name and fame in the industry. She also appeared in the movie, The Wolverine, which released in 2013.

In 2012, Collins got a lead role as Princess Dejah Thoris in science fiction action movie, John Carter, directed by Andrew Stanton. The movie starred Taylor Kitsch, Samantha Morton, Mark Strong, Ciaran Hinds, and Willem Dafoe.

Moreover, Collins was last seen in the drama miniseries, Manhunt: Unabomber, created by Andrew Sodroskiwhich premiered on 1st August 2017. Till now, the series has conducted 2 episodes.  

 Personal life

Lynn Collins is currently married to her boyfriend, musician Matthew Boyle in November 2014. Before getting married they dated for a month and got engaged in December 2013.

Together, Lynn and Matthew welcomed their first child, Asher Hendrix Boyle, born in January 2015.

Previously, Collins was married to well-known fashion model and rock singer, Steven Strait from 2007 t0  2013.

Collins was linked up with Charlie Cox, the British actor known for Netflix series Daredevil, in 2004. However, the relationship couldn't even last for a year. She also publicly involved with Canadian actor Keanu Reeves.

Net worth

After working in successful movies including, The Wolverine, Lynn has earned name and fame in the industry. She has an estimated net worth of $3 million.

by Bchrome, 11 Aug, 2017

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