Laura Surrich is an actress that is popularly known for her portrayal of Kimberly in Separation City (2009). The 35-year-old talented entertainer has also featured in other critically acclaimed movies like King Kong 2005 and Spartacus 2010.
Even though Laura is better known for her acting roles, she is also a very talented dancer, singer, and model who has committed resources in the past to help children battling cancer. While the New Zealander is known to have a commendable fan base, she is quite discreet when it comes to her personal life. Be that as it may, we have been able to discover some details about her that will interest you.
Engrossing Facts about Laura Surrich
1. Surrich Was Born in Auckland New Zealand
Laura was born in Auckland New Zealand on the 17 of January 1988. There is hardly much information about her early childhood. However, she is confirmed to have graduated from the New Zealand College of Performing Arts where she obtained her first degree in the year 2007 and her 2nd in the year 2013.
2. She only Had Minor Roles in Her Early Career Days
Laura’s acting journey began when she clinched a minor role in King Kong (2005). Though the movie was a huge success, Laura’s role was very minor and could not push her to stardom as such. She was only featured as ‘New York Theatre Goer’ in the movie.
3. Her First Major Screen Role was in Separation City, 2009
As stated above, Surrich’s early screen appearance was in a very minor role, until she starred in the movie Separation City (2009). Her portrayal of the Character Kimberly was applauded by many of her fans and this made her even more popular. The movie was released on the 6th of August 2009 in New Zealand.
4. Laura Surrich’s Filmography
- King Kong (New York Theatre Goer) – 2005
- Separation City (as Kimberly) – 2009
- Diagnosis: Death (As Tawny) – 2010
- Spartacus (as Slave/Bath Tub Girl) – 2010
- The Cure (As Secretary) – 2014
Apart from her movies, the actress has also starred in several theatrical plays which include; A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Angry Housewives, Witches of Saleem, and Jesus Christ Super Star.
5. Her fans have Recommended Her for Other Movie Roles
Laura Surrich has been suggested by her fans for several movie roles on myCast. The roles include Black Widow in Marvel’s Avengers. Other actors that were suggested for the role include Haley Bennett, Rebecca Ferguson, and Lily Collins. Surrich was also suggested to play Hattie Shaw in Fast And Furious 10. Other actors that were suggested to play the same role include Vanessa Kirby, Mackenzie Davis, and Haley Bennett.
If she is able to clinch those movie roles, it will likely be a plus for her promising entertainment career.
6. The New Zealander is a Flawless Model
Acting is not the only thing that Laura is into. She is also confirmed to be a model who has won many beauty contests. She notably won the 2007 title of the Hottest Bikini Girl and further emerged 1st place at Miss Hawaiian Tropic in the same year.
In addition, she was also a finalist in the NZ Model Search Enjay Entertainment and is known to have taken 2nd place in Miss Wellington in the year 2008.
More so, Laura entered Miss Hutt Valley where she placed first runner-up, and finished third in both Miss Indys and Performance Car in 2008. In the same year, Surrich was named the Online Winner Performance Car Hottest Cover Girl.
Laura has also appeared in numerous periodicals and advertising campaigns as a model. Her images have appeared in publications like Dominique Post and Kapi Mana.
Furthermore, Laura has also done commercials for Shirleys Lingeri, Thin Lizzy, Esteem Jewellery, Smashbox, and Jim Beam.
7. What about Her Songs Laura’s Songs?
Sources have said that the entertainer started writing and singing songs at the age of 10. She is said to have been part of groups like ‘Magnum Opus’ and ‘Monoxide Blonde’, where she mostly sings lead.
In 2012, the singer went solo and released two songs; Popular and The Show. She is also said to have been on some music tours in the past. It is also reported that she had an international show in China.
8. How Tall is the Actress and Model?
One of the outstanding features of models is their height. Height is important to models because it makes them be noticed better according to reports. Also, good height enables the clothes of models to be more stretched out and detailed.
Apart from Laura’s stunning looks and features, she also has a decent height to her advantage when it comes to her modeling career. She stands at 5 ft, 7 in. (172 cm). With Laura’s height, she fits in the average range of world models which is between 5ft 6 in into 5 ft 9 in.
Away from her height, Laura weighs 54kg (118lbs). She is keen on exercise and her nutrition as a way of keeping fit.
9. What is the Truth about Her Marital Status?
It has been difficult to establish whether or not Laura is married. While some media outfits report that she is still single, others say the 35-year-old is the wife of one Jacob Engelbrecht. Neither Laura nor Jacob has confirmed if there is a union between them. The real truth about Laura’s marriage may be revealed subsequently.
10. How Rich is She?
The entertainer has a projected net worth of $1 million from her entertainment career. This amount is expected to rise in the coming years if Laura remains consistent.
As to how she spends her money, clothes and jewelry will probably top the list. Outside fashion, she is a philanthropist who announced on her 21st birthday that she was making a donation to children living with cancer.
The actress said she has always been interested in helping people. She further said that she is considering starting her own charity in the future.