Kristin Kreuk is a film and television actress hailing from Canada. She is best known for her role in the TV series, “Beauty and The Beast”. She is also known for her role as Lang Lang in the superhero series, “Smallville” and also for her role in the teen drama, “Edgemont”. She has also acted in several movies. To know more about Kristin Kreuk’s net worth in 2018 keep reading this article.
Kristin Kreuk Early Life
Kristin Kreuk was born on 30th of December in the year 1982 in Vancouver, British Columbia to parents Peter Kreuk and Deanna Che. She comes from a mixed ancestral heritage being born to a dutch father and Chinese mother. Both of Kristine Kreuk’s parents were landscape architects. She also has a younger female sibling – Justine Kreuk. Kristin had been a national level athlete; her sports were both Karate and Gymnastics.
However, during her pre-senior year, she got scoliosis and thus, she had to give up the sports. Kristin Kreuk was preparing to get admission in the Simon Fraser University at that time, a dream she had to give up after being diagnosed with the condition. However, destiny had other plans for her as during her high school senior year, she got the offer to play a role in the CBC series, Edgemont.
Kristin Kreuk Career, Awards & Achievement
After the very first season of the show “Edgemont”, Kristin Kreuk got the lead role as Snow white in the ABC movie called, “Snow White: The Fairest of Them All”, through her new agent. In 2004, Kristin Kreuk played a role in a Rob Liberman directed mini-series called “Legend of Earthesea”. After “Snow White”, Kristin Kreuk had already been cast on another TV show about the journey of Clark Kent as a teenager before he discovers his superpowers and becomes Superman and the show was to be broadcasted on the WB Network.
This show was called “Smallville” and her character was called Lang Lang, the first sweetheart of Clark Kent. She left the show after 2008 and finally appeared for a small period on the 8th season to act out the concluding part, so that her character’s story line is done for. Her first show, “Edgemont”, which ran for 5 seasons, ended in 2005. She had been in various TV shows, like “Hitched”, “17th Precinct” and others. In 2012, Kristin Kreuk was announced to be cast as the female lead in the TV series, “Beauty and the Beast”, which began airing in the same year and concluded in 2016. Presently, she is working on the CBC series, “The Burden of Truth”.
She has been a part of several movies, like “Euro Trip”, “Mission Impossible-Ghost Protocol”, “Irvine Welsh’s Ecstasy”. Her last movie was “Space Milkshake” in 2012. Kristin Kreuk was the brand ambassador of Neutrogena. In fact, she has the record for being the longest serving spokes-model for this brand. She has also been involved in the production of some movies and also provided the voice for Princess Shuyan for the graphic novel, “Shuyan Saga”.
Awards and Achievements
For her role in “Smallville”, Kristin Kreuk had got several nominations. For the TV series, “Beauty and the Beast” Kristine Kreuk had won the “People’s Choice Award”, Favorite Fantasy TV Actress in 2014-15.
Net Worth of Kristin Kreuk
Kristin Kreuk’s Net Worth is $12.5 million, thanks to her successful acting career, lucrative endorsement deals and voice acting gigs.
Kristin Kreuk has also been part of a controversy in which she was alleged to be a part of a company that was involved in sex trafficking. However, later it was found that she had left the company in 2012 and has never been involved in its operations. Nevertheless, Kristin Kreuk has had an exceptional career, which got her international fame and success. Her diverse roles are appreciated and critically acclaimed, making her one of the most famous Canadian personalities.