Laurie Holden is a Canadian-American actress, producer, model, and activist, most known for playing Andrea in AMC’s The Walking Dead, and Renee in FX’s The Americans.
Her notable movie appearances include The Majestic, Silent Hill, and The Mist.
In this article, we look at the career of Laurie Holden and breakdown his net worth.
What is Laurie Holden’s Net Worth? Her Earnings & Salary
As of July 2020, Laurie Holden has a net worth of $3 million. The primary source of her wealth is her four-decade career as an actress. She has also dabbled in modeling and producing.
Holden dabbled briefly as a child actress when she subbed in on her stepfather’s miniseries, The Martian Chronicles.
She went on to have appearances in movies like Physical Evidence, Young Catherine, and TekWar: TekLab.
She also had guest appearances in shows like Father Dowling Mysteries; Scales of Justice; Family Passions; Highlander; and Murder, She Wrote.
She gained widespread recognition for her recurring appearances as Marita Covarrubias in the Fox sci-fi drama series, The X-Files, from 1996 to 2002.
She also played Mary Travis from 1998 to 2000 in the CBS western, The Magnificent Seven; and Agent Olivia Murray in the FX crime-drama series, The Shield.
Her popularity reached new heights when she joined the cast of AMC’s hit zombie apocalypse thriller, The Walking Dead, as Andrea Harrison, in 2010.
In 2017, Holden joined the fifth season of the FX period espionage thriller, The Americans, playing Renee, and was a prominent character throughout the season.
Her most notable movie credits include appearances in Fantastic Four, Silent Hill, and Stephen King‘s The Mist,
Philanthropy and Activism
Laurie Holden was one of the founders of the Canadian leg of the Somaly Mam Foundation — a non-profit organization that campaigns against human sex trafficking.
She has also worked with Operation Underground Railroad, a volunteer organization that tracks down human sex traffickers.
Laurie Holden: Age, Height, Parents & Education
Laurie Holden was born Heather Laurie Holden on December 17, 1969, to actors Glen Corbett and Adrienne Ellis. The 50-year-old was born in Los Angeles, California, and stands at 5 feet 5 inches (1.65 meters).
Her parents divorced when she was young and her mother went on to marry Oscar-nominated filmmaker Michael Anderson. As a result, Holden spent her childhood living in Los Angeles and Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
She has a younger brother, Christopher Holden, who is an actor in his own right. She also has two step-brothers, actor Michael Anderson Jr. and producer David C. Anderson born of her mother’s marriage to Michael Anderson.
Laurie studied at the Bishop Strachan School in Toronto. After graduation, she pursued a double major in economics and political science from McGill University in Montreal.
She dropped out and moved to Los Angeles, where she enrolled at the University of California, Los Angeles, and graduated with a degree in theatre and film in 1993.
She also pursued a master’s degree in human rights from Columbia University in New York City.