Haley Loraine Keeling, her birth name, is an American actress born on January 7th 1988, in Fort Myers, Florida. She is known professionally by Haley Bennet, her mother’s née name. Bennet describes her childhood as ‘nomadic’ as she moved regularly. She was living with her father in Ohio and her mother in Florida. When she was six, her parents divorced, and she moved with her father to Ohio. Her father, Ronald Keeling, opened up an automobile repair shop, where they moved around the state. She describes herself as a social outcast since she could not stay anywhere longer than two years.
Haley Bennett Education Details
In Ohio, she enrolled at Stow-Munroe Falls High School when she was ten. When she was thirteen years, she registered at the International Modeling and Talent Convention from 2001 till 2006. At the modelling convention, she won an award, acted in school plays and sang in the school choir. She was also in Naples with her mother, where she attended Barron G. Collier High School and studied music and acting.
When she was eighteen years, Bennet persuaded her mother to take her to Los Angeles for three months to pursue a career in acting. As her three months in Los Angeles was coming to an end, she secured representation with an agent who signed her in the pretence that a highly regarded agency had approached her. She then chose her mother’s née name, Bennet, as her stage name.
Haley Bennett Career Details
In 2007, she won the role of pop star Cora Corman in a romantic comedy, Music and Lyrics, for her film, in which she signed a three-picture deal with Warner Bros.
She got signed with 550 Music/NuSound Records, a subsidiary of Epic Records, where she began to work on her album. Her album was not released. She performed her first live concert at The Mint in Los Angeles in 2008, although she never made a breakthrough in music. In 2008, she starred in her second and third films, through the Warner Bros’ deal, a comedy show called College and a supernatural horror called The Haunting of Molly Hartley.
In 2009, she got a leading role alongside Julia Stiles in a short film, Passage, by Shekhar Kapur. In 2010, she was in the fantasy comedy Kaboom and a drama movie, Arcadia Lost. Alongside Luke Grimes, Mary Steenburgen and John Hawkes, she got cast in an FX crime-drama series called Outlaw Country, which had its pilot in 2010. It did not air through FX as a series but got broadcasted as a TV film in 2012. She landed a lead role in the thriller film called Kristy in 2014 and the same year appeared in an independent drama film alongside Bob Morley and Thomas Dekker, Lost in the White City. The same year, she co-starred alongside Melissa Leo and Denzel Washington in, The Equalizer.
The following year, she starred in Ilya Naishuller’s film, Hardcore Henry, written from a first-person point-of-view. A year later, she appeared in Antoine Fuqua’s The Magnificent Seven, casting as Emma Cullen, co-starred in the Tate Taylor’s film adaptation of Paula Hawkins’ novel The Girl on the Train, a thriller film. She appeared in Jason Hall’s drama film Thank You for Your Service, where she played Saskia Schumann two years later. The same year, 2017, alongside Christian Bale, she was cast in a film, Song to Song, a Terrence Malick’s musical drama direction, but her scenes got cut
Two years later, in 2019, she produced and starred in a psychological thriller, Swallow that got directed by Carlos Davis, which revolved around a woman who had pica, an eating disorder, where one eats non-food items. It got premiered at the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival, where she received an award for Best Actress.
Haley Bennett Dating History And Marriage Details
Bennet dated Rick Malambri in 2008 though they parted ways the following year, American writer and actor Zack Cregger in 2010 and were together till 2017. The pair lived together during the seven years of dating.
In 2018 through her social media shared an image with the director of ‘The Darkest Hour,’ Joe Wright, revealing their relationship through her caption, ‘Cling to me, Joe, my bliss.’ The same year, she gave birth to their first daughter together, Virginia Willow on 31st December.
Haley Bennett Net Worth
Bennet’s net worth is estimated to be around $2 million earned through her acting career and endorsements of several brands.