Jacoba Francisca Maria Smulders aka Cobie Smulders is a Canadian actress and former model. She is recognized for casting as Maria Hill in The Avengers (2012), produced by the Marvel Studios. She has also starred as Robin Scherbatsky in the American situation comedy series How I Met Your Mother (2005-2014). Here is a quick summary of Cobie Smulders’s net worth in 2020, career and earnings.
Cobie Smulders was born in 1982 on 3rd April to a Dutch father and an English mother. She was born and grew up in Vancouver, British Columbia. She gained the nickname ‘Cobie’ from her great-aunt, Jacoba.
She completed her schooling from Lord Byng Secondary School. She completed her high school with great honours and was voted as the most respected student of the school.
Cobie Smulders married the American actor and writer, Taran Killam in 2012 and the couple has two twin daughters together. Their first daughter, Shaelyn, was born in 2009, and the second one in 2015.
In 2007, Cobie had been diagnosed with ovarian cancer during the shooting of How I Met Your Father (Third Season). She had to go through some surgeries for the recovery process in the next two years.
Cobie started off her career as a ‘kind of hated’ model. She studied acting in her high school and then started modelling because of more opportunities. When she went to the University of Victoria, she quit modelling and started taking acting classes again.
She started her acting career with a guest role in the Showtime science fiction series Jeremiah. By the time, she has started working in various TV series and project films. She has also starred as a guest in The L World and Love, Loss, & What I Wore.
In 2003, she got her first permanent role in the series Veritas: The Quest. Unfortunately, the series was cancelled by ABC after the first season of the show. In 2005, Cobie found a place in the CBS situation comedy series How I Met Your Father, where she played the role of a TV reporter Robin Scherbatsky. She starred in the entire nine seasons of the show (2005-2014).
She has also appeared in the Marvel Studios film The Avengers (2012). She played the role of Maria Hill in the famous 2012 blockbuster. She reprised the same cast of Maria Hill in the films Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014) and Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015).
In 2016, Cobie made her appearance in the films The Intervention and Jack Reacher: Never Go Back. She has also starred in the Netflix series A Series Of Unfortunate Events in 2017.
Awards & Achievements
Cobie Smulders won the 2013 EWwy award in the category ‘Best Supporting Actress-Comedy.’ She had also been nominated for the People’s Choice Award in 2014. In 2017, she was honoured with the Theatre World Award for her great work in the comic play Present Laughter.
Net Worth of Cobie Smulders
Cobie Smulders has an estimated net worth of more than $18 million. She made nearly all of her fortune with her acting career in various TV series and films. It is speculated that she earned a salary of $225,000 for every episode of the series How I Met Your Father that aired.
The Canadian star, Cobie Smulders might not be as popular as the other famous actresses, but still, she has a large fan following across the globe for her work in How I Met Your Father. She is a very active charity worker. In 2014, she filmed a PSA with the international ocean conservation organization, Oceana. She is currently working in Avengers: Infinity War (2018) as Maria Hill.