American actress, Summer Lyn Glau is best known for her portrayals in science fiction and fantasy television series; as River Tam in Firefly (2002) and its continuation film Serenity (2005), as Tess Doerner in The 4400 (2005–2007), and as Cameron / Allison Young in Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (2008–2009). She has received several nominations and won many awards in her career.
Early Life And Education Of Summer Glau
She was born in the year 1981 on 24th of July, in a place called San Antonio which lies in Texas in the United States of America. She belongs to the ethnicity white and nationality American. She has two siblings and their names are Christie Glau and Kaitlin Glau.
Her childhood went very well as her father and mother were well established. Her father is a general contractor whereas her mother is a teacher. She was very hard working from her early childhood because of which she received a scholarship to a ballet company.
Due to this reason, she was home-schooled up to grade 12. In the year 2002, she decided to become an actor and came to Los Angeles. This is where her dreams came alive and she started working very hard to achieve it.
Summer Glau's Career
She has been astonishing in all of her roles in TV shows and movies. In the year 2004, she got a role in a movie called Sleepover and this can be taken as her debut role. She played the role of River Tam in a movie called Serenity in the year 2005 and she really impressed everyone with her work.
She played the role of Maggie Moon in a movie called The Legend of Hell's Gate: An American Conspiracy in the year 2011 and her work was critically acclaimed.
In the year 2013, she played the role of Gwen in a very popular movie called Knights of Bada s sdom. Other movies and TV shows to her credits are Inside the Box, Deadly Honeymoon, Angel, Chuck, Cold Case, and The Cape.
Summer Glau's Net Worth And Salary
Summer Glau's net worth is $4 million at present. She has been very successful in her career and this has given her great earnings and a wonderful net worth.
Her projects have included guest starring or recurring roles on such series as "CSI", "Cold Case", "The 4400", "The Unit", "Dollhouse", "Chuck", and "Alphas". She also starred in the short-lived projects, "Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles" and "The Cape".
She has won SFX Award for Best Actress in 2005, Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress in 2006, and Best Supporting Actress on Television in 2008. She has received several nominations for several awards including Teen Choice Award and Saturn Award.
Summer Glau's Personal Life
She was dating her boyfriend Val Morrison before the couple decided to get married. Their relationship as husband and wife is still very strong and there are very fewer chances of a divorce to occur in their lives. Glau has only one daughter whose name is Milena. She might have plans to have more children in near future, but nothing is confirmed as of yet.
She is not very tall as she has an average height of 5 feet 6 inches which are around 1.66 meters. A lot of information on her and her amazing biography can be grabbed from popular wiki sites such as Wikipedia and IMDb.
by sanjeet, 06 Aug, 2015