Tara Strong is a well-known Canadian-American voice actress who has provided her voice to various characters in animated movies, video games, and live-action productions. Some of her notable work includes her voice roles in animated series such as The Powerpuff Girls, Drawn Together, Ben 10, Chowder, Teen Titans, and video games including Mortal Kombat X, Final Fantasy X, and Batman: Arkham series.
Tara Strong Biography
Tara Strong was born on the 12th of February 1973, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She is currently 49 years old.
|Birth Name||Tara Lyn Charendoff|
|Date of Birth||February 12, 1973|
|Place of Birth||Toronto, Ontario, Canada|
|Age||49 years old|
|Profession||Voice Actress, Entrepreneur|
|Residence||Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
Family and Education
Tara was born to Russian Jewish parents Syd and Lucy Charendoff. Her parents migrated to Canada during the Anti-Jewish movement in the Russian Empire. Her parents had a candy and novelty store called The Wiz, and Syd had also worked as a pharmacist. She has an older sister named Marla with whom she was raised in Toronto.
Tara Strong graduated from the Forest Hill Collegiate Institute in 1991. After that, she got enrolled at The Second City in Toronto for Improv classes.
Tara Strong Personal Life
Tara married Craig Strong, an American former actor turned real estate agent on May 14, 2000. Together, they have two sons, Sammy Strong (born 2002) and Aden Strong (born 2004)
|Height||Feet – 5 feet 2.5 inches|
Centimeters – 159 cm
Meters – 1.59 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 54 kg|
Pounds – 119 lbs
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Dress Size||4 (US)|
|Distinctive Features||Petite Frame|
Dyed blonde hair
Tara got inclined towards drama and theatre at a very young age with her first acting gig coming when she was just 13 years in Limelight Theater’s production of The Music Man as Gracie. Down her career line, she has lent her voice to characters in cartoons, animated movies, video games. She also has featured in a number of live-action films.
Talking about her career as a voice actress, Tara first gave voice to the character Dil Pickles in the 1998 animated comedy film “The Rugrats Movie”, in which she was credited as Tara Charendoff.
Tara Strong earned her first acting gig in television in The Miller’s Son episode of the drama TV series, The Campbells in 1986.
In 1998, she starred in an episode of a Canadian live-action TV series T. and T. as Sydney.
She met with critical acclaim for her voice role as Bubbles in the American superhero animated television series The Powerpuff Girls from 1998 to 2005. For her work, she received an Annie Award nomination for Outstanding Individual Achievement for Voice Acting in an Animated Television Production at the 27th Annie Awards.
She was nominated at the 29th and 39th Annie Awards for her outstanding performance as a voice actress lending her voice to several characters in the American animated TV series The Fairly OddParents from 2001 until 2017.
Her other noted voice work includes animated movies Jakers! The Adventures of Piggley Winks, Ultimate Spider-Man, Teen Titans Go!, My Little Pony: Equestria Girls, The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea, My Little Pony: Equestria Girls – Friendship Games, Final Fantasy X-2, and Batman: Arkham City.
Over the course of her acting career, she has endorsed a number of brands such as Amoco Gasoline, Payless ShoeSource, Ford, Honda, and Goldfish (Snack foods).
- Alcoholic Beverage – Blueberry mojitos, Vodka cranberry
- My Little Pony Episode – Lessons Zero
- Animal – Dogs
Tara Strong Net Worth
Without a doubt, Tara has achieved massive success in the entertainment industry ever since her inception into the business in 1986. Her estimated net worth currently stands at $10 million and having a lot of projects in her kitty, her net worth will be soaring up soon. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and children.
Tara Strong Facts
She developed an interest in acting at the age of 4, and during this time, she volunteered to be a soloist at a school production.
She had once shared a room with actress Neve Campbell. They both auditioned for the role of Julia in the TV series Party of Five, which went to Campbell ultimately. Tara, however, did appear in one episode playing Lorna.
In 2001, she and her husband launched VoiceStarz, Inc., an Internet-based company, which helps people to get into the voiceover industry.
In 2004, she won an Interactive Achievement Award for her role as Rikku in Final Fantasy X-2.
Tara and her husband developed and patented a line of baby bottles with caps that lets users note the calendar date for breast milk storage.
In 2013, Tara won the Shorty Award for “Best #Actress” for her use of social media.
In 2013, Tara was voted BTVA Voice Acting Award for Voice Actress of the Year on The Behind the Voice Actors website. She was nominated to the same category in 2011 and 2012, respectively.