Alexandra Daddario is an American actress, who is famous for the role in Annabeth Chase in the film series ‘Percy Jackson’. Alexandra Daddario is on her way to becoming a Hollywood star.
Table of Biography
Early Life and Childhood
Daddario was born on March 16, 1986, in New York, USA. He is currently 34 years old. Her mother, Christina is a lawyer and father, Richard Daddario is a prosecutor and former head of the New York City Police Department (NYPD) counter-terrorism unit under Mayor Michael Bloomberg. She is of Italian, Irish, English, and Slovak/Hungarian descent.
She has a brother, Matthew Daddario who is also an actor, and has a sister, Catharine who is a social media star. Her paternal grandfather was Emilio Q.Daddario, a Democratic member of the ‘United States House of Representatives’ for the state of Connecticut from 1959 to 1971. She lives in Los Angeles and has a dog named Levon. She was born in a Christian home but has not revealed her religious beliefs.
She was raised in Manhattan’s Upper East Side and initially studied at ‘Brearley School.’ Later, in order to pursue an acting career, she attended the ‘Professional Children’s School’ and went on to attend ‘Marymount Manhattan College.’ But she dropped out to pursue acting full-time. Alexandra wanted to be an actress from the age of 11 and studied the Meisner acting technique for several years. She has studied the Meisner acting technique for years.
Career and Professional Life
At the age of 11, She appeared in a commercial for Barbie. She made her first television appearance at the age of 16, playing as Laurie Lewis in the soap opera ‘All My Children.’ She played her 1st role as Annabeth Chase in the fantasy adventure film Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (2010). In the year 2011, she also co-starred in Hall Pass and had a recurring role as Rachel in NBC’s comedy-drama series Parenthood.
In the year 2012, she starred in the music video for Imagine Dragons’ song “Radioactive” and owned an episode guest stint in the FX sitcom. It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia as Ruby Taft. Later, she starred her role in Texas Chainsaw 3D in the year 2013.
She reprised her role as Annabeth Chase in the film sequel Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters. And appeared in the romantic horror comedy Burying the Ex with Anton Yelchin and Ashley Greene. Then she played in the first season of the HBO anthology series True Detective the year 2013.
In the year 2015, she made a cameo appearance in the pilot of the Fox comedy series The Last Man on Earth created by and starring Will Forte. She was also in the video of Maroon 5 song “Wait.” She has appeared in We Have Always Lived in the Castle, Lost Girls, and Love Hotels, When We First Met, The Layover, The Choice, and more.
Her next major role came in 2017 when she played the female lead in the film version of ‘Baywatch.’ Here, she once again co-starred with Dwayne Johnson from ‘San Andreas.’ She played the role of Summer Quinn, who was portrayed by Nicole Eggert in the original series.
In 2018, she played as Rachel in the psychological thriller ‘Night Hunter,’ where she was seen alongside actors like Henry Cavill and Sir Ben Kingsley. Moreover, she also played as Dana Lee in Katharine O’Brien-directed independent drama film ‘Lost Transmission.’ The film had its world premiere on April 28, 2019, at the ‘Tribeca Film Festival’ (TFF).
In 2019, Daddario played Emma Corrigan in Elise Duran-directed romantic comedy film; ‘Can You Keep a Secret?’ which is based on Sophie Kinsella’s novel of the same name. In the same year, she played the main role of jade in the dark comedy-drama wen television series ‘Why Women Kill.’
Further, she will be appearing in the upcoming films, the drama-thriller film Lost Girls and Love Hotels and the romantic comedy film Happy Life.
Awards and Nominations
She was nominated for the ‘Teen Choice Awards’ twice in 2010 and 2015 for her roles in ‘Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief’ and ‘San Andreas’ respectively. She was nominated for the 2013 ‘MTV Movie Awards’ for the part that she played in ‘Texas Chainsaw 3D.’ And was also nominated for Teen Choice Awards in 2016 and 2017.
Daddario has dated a number of her co-stars. Words go around that she was in a long-term relationship with Jason Fuchs from 2006 till 2009. However, she is currently single enjoying her single life.
She then fell in love with her co-star of Percy Jackson, Logan Lerman. They started dating since 2009 and engaged on 16th December 2016. But due to some issues, they broke up. They officially announced their separation on Twitter. Rumors were that she is having a secret affair with Zac Efron, her co-star from Baywatch, but none of them has spoken on it.
She has a height of 5 feet 8 inches and her body weight is 61kg. She has brown hair and blue eyes. Her body measurements are 35-27-34. Her bra size and shoe size are 8 (US).
Social Media and Net Worth
She is available on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. She has more than 17.3 m followers on her Instagram, 788K followers on her Twitter, and 154m followers on her Facebook.
Alexandra has got a very impressive net worth. Her net worth is $4 Million as of 2018. She is making a good amount of money from her work.