Biography of Brie LarsonBrie Larson is an American actress and musician. She is known for such films as Room, Trainwreck, and Free Fire. In 2016, she received the Oscar as Best Actress for playing Joy Newsome in the drama Room. In 2019, the actress will join the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Carol Danvers (Captain Marvel). Net worth: $25 million.
Childhood and Teenage YearsBrie Larson (Brianne Sidonie Desaulniers) was born on October 1, 1989, in Sacramento, California. Her parents, Sylvain and Heather Desaulniers are chiropractics. Her grandfather is a French Canadian from Canadian Prairies. When Brie was a child, she spoke French with her relatives, but later she started to speak English. The actress confessed that she forgot her first language, but she still can say a few words in French.
Acting CareerLarson's first screen appearance was in comedy sketches of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno in 1988. In those years, Brie made the stage name that she partly borrowed from a doll's name of Kirsten Larson from an American Girl collection that she got in childhood.
Larson is a stage name. The actress believes that her real last name is hardly pronounceable and unsuitable for the acting career.Later, Brie got the role of a younger daughter of Bob Saget's character, Emily, on the TV show Raising Dad that wasn't very popular. In 2003, Brie joined Beverley Mitchell in the film Right on Track by Disney Channel, and in July of the following year, she appeared in the teenage film Sleepover. Brie also played a small role in the film 13 Going on 30 in which she portrayed a school beauty queen who bullied a lead character.
In 2017, Brie became a film director for the third time. She directed the feature comedy film Unicorn Store. Earlier, Larson directed such full-length films as Weighting (2011) and The Arm (2012). The premiere of the comedy in which Brie Larson and Samuel L. Jackson played the leads took place in September of 2017.
Music CareerBrie Larson is also known as a musician, singer, and songwriter. Her interest in music developed in early 2003 when she started posting her songs on a personal web page. In 2005, she released her debut album Finally Out of P.E.
Private Life of Brie LarsonSince 2013, Brie has been dating an American musician Alex Greenwald, a frontman of Phantom Planet. In the late spring of 2016, the couple got engaged. In 2019, despite the expectations of fans, the couple broke up and publicly announced this.
Brie is a sexual violence victim activist. In August of 2017, Brie left The Cinefamily when a few women charged directors Adrian Belove and Shadie Elnashai of sexual harassment.