Riley Voelkel is an American actress, model, and television star. Riley Voelkel is popular for her role as Freya Mikaelson on the series ‘The Originals’.
Table of Biography
Early life and Childhood
Riley Voelkel was born on 26th April 1990 and is currently 30 years old. Her zodiac sign is Taurus. Likewise, Riley was born in Elk Grove, Sacramento County, California, United States of America, and holds American citizenship. Even though she was born in the United States but spent her childhood in Canada. Similarly, she belongs to a white ethnic group and follows Christianity. Regarding her family members and siblings, there is no information given about her parents. Likewise, she has two younger brothers in which one’s name is Connor Voelkel.
Moreover, about her childhood, Riley was active in sports since childhood. Moreover, she was part of the softball team in school for 9 years. Likewise, Riley entered the modeling field just a month before going to college. She decided to try her hand in modeling after a modeling scout came to her town. Likewise, she went to Los Angeles after the selection.
After moving to Los Angeles, Riley took part in several modeling agents. Soon after this, she joined the acting class in the recommendation by the agent. Likewise, Riley did her first audition for the role of a club girl in ‘The Social Network’. After making an uncredited appearance in her first film, she made her first lead role in the movie ‘The Secret Lives of Dorks’. This series is an American independent comedy movie directed by Salome Breziner. She played the role of ‘Carrie’ along with actor Gaelan Connell, Vanessa Marano, Riley Voelkel, Beau Mirchoff, and Jim Belushi.
Likewise, she has also played in several movies like, ‘Prom’, ‘Hidden Moon’, ‘Synthesizers’, and ‘Scrambled’.Besides playing in movies, Riley has also played in television series. She made her first appearance in an American comedy-drama ‘Glory Daze’ in the year 2010. Likewise, she appeared as Caroline in the episode ‘Pilot’. Similarly, she has made guest spots on various other television series like, ‘Glee’, ‘The Mentalist’, and ‘Glory Daze’. Likewise, in the year 2012, she joined the American television network HBO series ‘The Newsroom’.
Initially, she joined only for the pilot episode but later played the role of the character ‘Jenna’. This is an American political drama series written by Aaron Sorkin. Followed by this, in the year 2013, she played in another series ‘American Horror Story: Coven’. In this series, she appeared on three episodes as ‘Young Fiona Goode. Moreover, her character and acting were well appreciated by many. Likewise, Riley is popular for her recurring role on the television series, ‘The Originals’. This is an American fantasy supernatural drama in which she played the role of ‘Freya Mikaelson.
She was in the recurring role in season two and also appeared on the series regularly from season 3-5 for 60 episodes. Besides this, she has played on other television series like, ‘Point of Honor’, ‘Roswell, New Mexico’, ‘Legacies’, ‘Hightown’, and ‘Advance & Retreat’.
Riley is a television actress by profession. Similarly, she has also played on several movies besides television series. Likewise, her primary source of income is through her acting career. However, she has not yet shared her net worth and asset value in public. According to various sources like Wikipedia, IMDb, her net worth is around $1 million – $5 million.
Regarding her relationship status, Riley is straight and in a relationship. She is dating her boyfriend Michael C. Robertson and is together since 12th October 2016. Moreover, they have often seen spending a loving moment together in public.
Body Measurement and Social Media
The beautiful 30-year-old actress stands the height of 5 feet 8 inches (68 inches) tall and weighs around 55 kg. However, there is no information regarding her body measurement like vital stats in media. Likewise, looking at her physical appearance, she has fair skin with blonde hair color and a pair of light brown eyes.
Reflecting upon his social media presence she is active on Instagram and Twitter. Her Instagram handle is @lifeofrileyv and has over 708k followers in it. Similarly, her Twitter account is @lifeofrileyv and has 94.3k followers in it since she joined in December 2009. And on Facebook, she has gained more than 2.5k followers.