Lauren Cohan is a British-American actress and model. She is known for her leading role as Maggie Green on the AMC series, The Walking Dead. She also played Carly in the Fox sitcom, Ben and Kate. Her net worth stands at $4 million. So, how did she accumulate this fortune? Let’s find out!
Lauren Cohan’s Early Life
Lauren Michelle Cohan was born on October 22, 1986 in London, England. She is actually the daughter of Michelle Cohan and Nick Linder. Lauren’s mother is actually an American actress who is best known for her role as Dr. Alex Karev on Grey’s Anatomy. Lauren and her mother were also part of the series’s spin-off, Station 19. Lauren’s father is a multi-millionaire businessman. He is the former co-founder of the investment firm, MLG Capital.
Career Before The Walking Dead
Cohan began her acting career with a minor role in the British drama-comedy film, Grown Ups. Soon after, she was cast in the Disney Channel original film, The Thirteenth Year (2006). Cohan then moved to the United States and landed a role in the Disney series, The Famous. However, in early 2008, Cohan was diagnosed with mononucleosis. This caused her to lose weight and look pale, so she decided to take a break from acting. During this time, Cohan modeled for a few fashion shows. She also gathered experience on set by working in the art department and production design for a few episodes of Dr. Dolittle 2. In 2010, Cohan returned to acting with a lead role in the short film, The Art of Flight. Soon after, Cohan landed a lead role in another short film, Dead End. Later that year, Cohan was cast as the lead role in the short film, The Road to Home. These short films led to Cohan getting cast in the lead role in the 2013 independent film, Happy Birthday.
The Walking Dead
Cohan’s big-screen break came in 2011 when she was cast as Maggie Green in the AMC original series, The Walking Dead. Cohan’s portrayal of Maggie in this series garnered her positive critical reception and positive audience feedback. The success of The Walking Dead led to Cohan getting a lead role in the romantic comedy, Dating a Divorcee. Cohan’s turn in this film was praised by critics and audiences alike. Thereafter, she was cast in the teen drama, Beautiful Creatures. Cohan earned positive reviews for her performance in this film. Cohan also appeared in the horror film, The Boy, with actor David Tennant. However, the film received mixed reviews and only managed to break even. In 2015, Cohan starred in the war drama film, The Keeping Room. The same year, she appeared in the drama film, In the Blood. Cohan also played the role of an autistic teenager in the short film, Before I Disappear.
Ben and Kate Season 1 & 2
The success of The Walking Dead led to Cohan being cast in the lead role in the U.S. series, Ben and Kate. Cohan’s character in the series, Kate, was a popular and sweet teenage girl. Cohan’s performance in the series received positive reviews. In October 2016, it was announced that the series had been renewed for a second season. In December 2016, it was reported that Cohan would also executive produce an unscripted series titled, Lauren’s Story, based on her life. Lauren’s Story premiered on November 17, 2017.
Lauren Cohan’s Personal Life
Cohan has been dating actor, Sullivan Stapleton, since 2013. The two were first seen together at the Golden Globes that year. The two were then spotted together at the Emmys later that year. They also attended the premiere of the film, Nocturnal Animals, in New York City in September 2016. Cohan and Stapleton have been in a relationship since 2013. However, they were only spotted together in public for the first time in May 2014. They have been spotted together at multiple red carpet events since. Cohan has also been linked to actor, Chris Hemsworth. However, there is no confirmation of these rumors. Cohan’s birthday is October 22, which could be connected to these rumors.
Upcoming Movies And Shows
Cohan is currently filming a big-screen adaptation of Stephen King’s novel, 1922. The film is an adaptation of the book of the same name and is directed by Josh Boone. It is a story about two kids who get trapped in a diner for almost a year, decades after a war has ended. Cohan is also working on a new series titled, Life and a review-based movie titled, The Wild Life. The former series is slated to premiere on NBC this fall. Life is about a group of astronauts who are sent to Mars. The cast of the show includes Cohan, Adam Scott, Elizabeth Lail, Aidy Bryant, and Hannah Simone.
Laohan Cohan is an actress who is known for her leading role as Maggie Green on the AMC series, The Walking Dead. She also played Carly in the Fox sitcom, Ben and Kate. Her net worth stands at $4 million. This wealth is a result of her successful acting career, which began when she was just 9 years old. Cohan was born in London, England and is the daughter of American actress, Michelle Cohan and Nick Linder. Her mother is a well-known actress who is best known for her role as Dr. Alex Karev on Grey’s Anatomy. She has been in the industry since she was 9 years old and has worked with many famous actors. She is currently filming a number of big-budget movies, including the Stephen King adaptation, 1922, and the movie, The Wild Life.