American actress Kristen Bell who shot to fame for her eponymous role as the title character in the teen noir drama television series Veronica Mars. She came into the entertainment scene in her adolescent years appearing in advertisements and television commercials.
She has also appeared in several box office hits like Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008), Couples Retreat (2009), When in Rome (2010), You Again (2010), The Boss (2016), Bad Moms (2016), and A Bad Moms Christmas (2017). Here’s everything you need to know about Kristen Bell’s family, childhood, love, and professional life.
Kristen Bell Biography
Kristen Bell was born on the 18th of July 1980, in Huntington Woods, Michigan, United States of America. She’s currently 41 years old.
|Birth Name||Kristen Anne Bell|
|Nickname||K-Bell, Annie, KB|
|Date of Birth||July 18, 1980|
|Place of Birth||Huntington Woods, Michigan, U.S.|
|Age||41 years old|
|Profession||Actress, Fashion Model, Singer|
|Ethnicity||Irish, German, Polish, and Scottish|
|Residence||Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
Family and Education
Kristen Bell is the daughter of Lorelei (née Frygier), a registered nurse, and Tom Bell, who works as a television news director in Las Vegas, Nevada. Her parents divorced when she was two years old.
She has two younger half-sisters, Sara Bell, and Jody Bell, and two half-brothers from her mother’s second marriage. In addition, she also has two stepsisters from her father’s second marriage. Bell has Polish ancestry on her mother’s side and German, Scottish, and Irish ancestry on her father’s side.
Kristen got her primary education from a public school. She then attended Shrine Catholic High School in nearby Royal Oak.
She then moved to New York City where she attended New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, majoring in musical theater.
Kristen Bell Husband and Love Life
Kristen Bell married actor Dax Shepard on October 17, 2013. They two have been dating since 2007 when they met at a birthday party of a common friend. They got engaged in 2010 and delayed their marriage until the state of California passed legislation legalizing same-sex marriage. Together, they have two daughters, Lincoln Bell Shepard (born March 28, 2013) and Delta Bell Shepard (born December 19, 2014).
Prior to her marriage, she was in a relationship with Glee star, Matthew Morrison (1995 – 1996) and film producer Kevin Mann (2003-2007).
|Height||Feet – 5 feet 1 inch|
Centimeters – 155 cm
Meters – 1.55 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 48 kg|
Pounds – 106 lbs
|Shoe Size||6 (US)|
|Dress Size||4 (US)|
Her first starring role in a feature film was in 1998 when she played a teenage girl in the film Polish Wedding.
In 2001, she made her credited film debut in Pootie Tang.
In 2003, Bell made her television appearance in FX’s drama television series The Shield in which she played Jessica Hintel in an episode titled “The Quick Fix”.
She earned critical acclaim for her title role in the television series Veronica Mars from 2004 to 2007, which earned her a Saturn Award for Best Actress on Television. She reprised the role in the 2014 film of the same name.
Her other notable roles include Elle Bishop in the science fiction television drama series Heroes and Gossip Girl in the TV series of the same name.
Kristen was cast in several TV commercials including Target, Geico, Neutrogena, Kotex, Gap, Garnier, Old Navy, and others.
Kristen Bell Net Worth
Throughout the course of her acting career, Kristen was cast in many movies and TV series, thus becoming one of the prominent actors in the industry. She’s also one of the top paid actresses in Hollywood, who has an estimated net worth of $40 million US dollars as of 2023.
Her Hollywood Hills house is valued at $3.4 million. She owns a Chevrolet Volt ($33,995).
Social Media Presence
She is among the most followed celebrities on social media with over 4.2 million followers on Facebook, 15 million followers on Instagram, and 2.6 million followers on Twitter.
Kristen Bell Facts
During her school years, Bell has appeared in a number of school productions like The Wizard of Oz, Fiddler on the Roof (1995), Lady Be Good (1996), and Li’l Abner (1998). She was voted the yearbook’s “Best Looking Girl” when she graduated in 1988.
She was named “World’s Sexiest Vegetarian” by PETA in 2006 and again in 2013.
Bell has said that many of the characters she portrays are tomboys because she was “not homely enough to play the nerdy girl and not nearly pretty enough to play the pretty girl”.
In 2008, she was featured at No. 59 on Ask Men’s Top 99 Women of 2008 List
In 2005, Bell won the Satellite Award for Outstanding Actress in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television for the movie Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical.
In 2013, she won the Alliance of Women Film Journalists award in the Best Animated Female category for the animated film Frozen.
Her inspirations are Kathy Bates, Toni Collette, and Tilda Swinton.
She is a huge fan of the Detroit Red Wings hockey team.
In May 2016, Bell revealed that she has struggled with and received treatment for depression, anxiety, and ADHD. She said, “It’s important for me to be candid about this so people in a similar situation can realize that they are not worthless and that they do have something to offer.”
In 2019, Bell and her husband Dax Shepard founded the company Hello Bello, a plant-based baby care product line. The product line focuses on creating environmentally friendly and affordable products