Laura Harrier Biography

Laura Ruth Harrier was born on March 28, 1990, in Chicago, Illinois, United States. She is an American actress and model. Harrier was first recognized for her portrayal of Destiny Evans in the short-lived reboot of the American soap opera One Life to Live in 2013. In 2017, she made her major film debut portraying Liz Allan in Spider-Man: Homecoming.


Laura Harrier

Laura Harrier
Laura Harrier

Birth Name Laura Ruth Harrier
Birth Date / Age March 28, 1990 (age 29)
Birth Place Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Residence Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Nationality American
Gender Female
Other Names
  • Laura Harrier
Partner(s) Gabriel Florenz
Children
  • 0
Relationship Status Dating
Relationship Type Heterosexual
Occupation
  • Actress
  • Model
Years Active 2013 – present
Associated acts
  • Tom Holland
  • Zendaya
Net Worth n/a
Family
Parents
  • n/a
Relatives
  • 1 (Brother)
Body & Measurements
Body Type Athletic
Skin Complexion Chocolate brown
Body Measurements 24-34-34 inches
Height 5 ft 9 inches (1.75m)
Weight 55 kg (121 pounds)
Body Art none
Dress Size n/a
Shoe Size US 8
Bra Size 36A (US) / 80A (EU)
Hair Black
Eye Color Brown
Education
Religion Christian
Languages
  • English
High School
  • Evanston Township High School ( 2004 – 2008)
Alma mater
  • Gallatin School of Individualized Study
  • William Esper Studio
Education
  • Bachelor's Degree in Theater and Acting
Mobile Phone No
Mobile Phone No: n/a
Social Media Handles
Social
Website
Website https://instagram.com/lauraharrier

Early life

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Laura Harrier

Harrier was born March 28, 1990 in Chicago, Illinois, and was raised in Evanston, Illinois. She is biracial. She attended Evanston Township High School from 2004-2008. Her mother is a speech pathologist and her father works in insurance. She has one younger brother.

Harrier left home for New York at age of 18 to attend the New York University Gallatin School of Individualized Study. Harrier fell into modeling and deferred enrollment to the university. Eventually, she decided that she wanted to pursue acting and attended William Esper Studio acting school in New York City.

Career

Acting

Harrier appeared in the reboot of American soap opera One Life to Live (2013) as Destiny Evans. She has also been in projects such as The Last Five Years (2014) and 4th Man Out (2016).

Harrier had her major film debut playing former love interest Liz Allan in Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017). In June 2017, it was announced that Harrier would be portraying Millie Montag in HBO's film adaptation of acclaimed novel Fahrenheit 451, opposite Michael B. Jordan; however, she was later cut from the film.

Harrier co-starred as a civil rights activist in the thriller film BlacKkKlansman (2018), opposite John David Washington, Adam Driver, and Topher Grace. Harrier next star in "Balance, Not Symmetry", opposite Bria Vinaite and Scott Miller, directed by Jamie Adams.

Modelling and fashion

Laura Harrier has modelled for campaigns with companies such as Garnier, Urban Outfitters, American Eagle and L'Oréal, and has turned up on the pages of Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Elle and Glamour.

In 2016, Harrier starred in "The Realest Real", a short film for luxury French fashion brand Kenzo directed by Carrie Brownstein. Harrier is also part of Calvin Klein and Louis Vuitton campaigns and is an ambassador for luxury Italian jewelry brand Bvlgari.

Personal Life

She grew up with a brother in Evanston, Illinois; her father is African-American father and her mother is of Polish-English descent. Currently, She is in a relationship with Gabriel Florenz.

Filmography

Film

  • The Last Five Years (2014)
  • Galyntine (2014)
  • 4th Man Out (2015)
  • The Realest Real (2016)
  • Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)
  • Fahrenheit 451 (2018)
  • BlacKkKlansman (2018)
  • Balance, Not Symmetry (2019)
  • Bios (2020)

Television

  • One Life to Live (2013)
  • Unforgettable (2014)