Rachel Skarsten was born on the 23rd of April 1935 in Toronto, Canada to a Norwegian father and a Canadian mother. She holds the citizenship of Norway and England by descent. She is a popular Hollywood actress who has starred in top-grossing movies like “Lost Girl”, “Fifty Shades of Grey”, “Batwoman”. acted as Elizabeth I of England in the movie titled “Reign” and television series like “Birds of Prey”.
Rachel Skarsten Education Details
Rachel had an early education from the Royal Academy of Dance for twelve years, earning her elementary level with distinction in 1999. After an injury to her ankle, Rachel was forced to give up dance and turned to sports. She played at the highest level of competitive female hockey as a goalie for the Leaside Wildcats in Toronto, wherein 2002 she won the Toronto City Championships.
Later, she joined Claude Watson School for the Arts from grade 4 to 8 and had her major in visual arts and cello. The art major from grades 9 to 12 was done at Earl Haig Secondary School. Her university degree was obtained from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, where she obtained a double degree in English Literature and Classical Studies.
Rachel Skarsten Career Details
Rachel was bent on having a career in entertainment, so she started early. One of her first movie roles was Caroline Lofton, which she played in the movie titled “Virginia’s run” in 2002. At the age of 16, she secured the major role of superhero Black Canary/Dinah Lance in the WarnerBros. series Birds of Prey in the same year, when she was discovered by Producer Brian Robins at her father’s memorial. After the show was cancelled, she took a break from the screen and returned to complete her academics.
Following this, she returned to acting in television series “Missing” in 2003, where she played the role of Brittany Moore and Lyra Duffy in “Category 7: End of the world” in 2005. Her next major screen appearance was in “Made…the movie” in 2010, where she acted as Andi. Before then, she acted in films like “Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer” and “American Pie’s Beta House” in 2007.
Her career sky-rocketed from 2012, where she starred in major series and movies like “The Listener”, “L.A Complex”, “Transporter: The series”, “Beauty & The Beast”, “Lost Girl”, “In My Dreams”, “Reign”, “The Red Dress”. Her most popular appearance in a movie, “Fifty Shades of Grey”, was done in 2015, where she played Andrea.
Recently, she has played recurring roles in series like Poppy Langmore in “Imposters” in 2018, and Alice in “Batwoman” in 2019. Other major films in which she starred include Molly’s Game and Acquainted. She has bagged several awards and nominations in her career like a nominee for Best performance in a TV series for Little men in 1998.
Rachel Skarsten Net Worth
According to marriedbiography.com, Rachel Skarsten has an estimated net worth of around $3 million and her main source of income is from her professional career, with a salary of about $50,000.
Rachel Skarsten Dating History And Marriage Details
Rachel Skarsten is in a relationship with her boyfriend, Alexandre Robicquet, who she shares a bond with and as the couple has been seen in a public romance with several times. Many had doubts about her sexual preference due to her realistic appearance as a lesbian in the “Lost Girl” movie, but this notion has since been cleared.
For the most of her career, there was no one, in particular, she was special about because the actress was focused on her acting, her friends and family, which allowed her no room to find love or commit to a relationship.
Rachel Skarsten Family Details: Father, Mother, Siblings
Her father is Dr Stan Skarsten and her mother Mary Aileen Seif. Her father is Canadian, while her mother is Canadian of English and Scottish descent. This prompts why the actress is fluent in speaking Norwegian and English.
According to Wikipedia, it is also reported that she has a younger brother.
Rachel Skarsten Body Measurements
Rachel Skarsten stands at a height of 5”10 and she weighs 54 kg in body size. She has got blue eyes and blonde hair. Her other body measurements include 35 inches in the bust, a waist size of 24 inches and a hip size of 35 inches.
Rachel Skarsten House And Cars
According to Variety blog, Rachel Skarsten is said to own a secluded, celeb-pedigreed cottage in the storied Laurel Canyon area of Los Angeles which cost $1.4 million. The actress drives a BMW X6 and an Audi A8.