Who is Oona Laurence?
Oona Laurence, born on the 1st of August 2002, is an American actress who became famous when she played the role of Matilda Wormwood in the Broadway version of “Matilda.” She is also a television and movie actress, who became known for her appearance in “Bad Moms.”
Oona Laurence’s Early Life
Oona Laurence is born in New York City, and is the oldest of three children. Although not much is known about her parents, her two other sisters, Aimee and Jete, are also actresses just like her.Laurence started acting at a very young age and began appearing in various stage productions as early as 2009. She also received a dance scholarship to the Harkness Center for Dance.
Oona Laurence’s CareerLaurence started acting as young as seven years old, and some of her earliest performances include in the production of “Seussical the Musical” and “To Kill a Mockingboard.” She also started working in television, appearing in “Celebrity Ghost Stories” and “Louie.” Her early years as an actress helped start her career and also her net worth.
Laurence’s breakthrough came in 2012, when she got the titular role for the new musical “Matilda” on Broadway, performed from March until December 2013. The success of “Matilda” helped catapult her career to new heights, and also increased her wealth tremendously.
After “Matilda”, Laurence entered the world of movies and appeared in a number of films including “A Little Game”, “I Smile Back” and “Lamb.” In 2015, she appeared in the movie “Southpaw” alongside Jake Gyllenhaal and Rachel McAdams, all of which have continued to increase her net worth. Laurence also ventured into television, appearing in a variety of shows and series including “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”, “Orange Is the New Black”, and “Blindspot.” Today, Laurence is still actively working as an actress, and has recently appeared in such productions as “Pete’s Dragon”, “Bad Moms” with Mila Kunis, “The Beguiled” with Collin Farrell, Nicole Kidman, and Kirsten Dunst, and “The Buried Girl.” She is also currently part of “Summer Camp Island”, providing her voice for Hedgehog.
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Oona Laurence’s Awards
Despite her young age, Laurence has been nominated for and won some awards for her performances. In 2013, she won the Tony Award’s Tony Honors for Excellence in Theatre alongside her co-stars Sophia Gennusa Bailey Ryan and Milly Shapiro, for their performance in “Matilda the Musical.” In 2017, Laurence won the Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film for her performance in “Pete’s Dragon.”
Oona Laurence’s Body Measurement
In terms of her body measurement, Laurence is 5ft tall (1.52m.), and weighs 90lbs (42kgs). Her hair color is light brown and her eyes are blue.
Oona Laurence’s Net Worth
As of 2018 and based on authoritative sources, Laurence’s net worth is already over $500,000, acquired from her almost 10 years working as an actress on stage and television, and in films.
Oona Laurqence’s Personal Life
In terms of her personal life, Laurence is single, and currently still lives in New York City with her family.