While Ali Larter is best known as an actress today, she actually got started in the entertainment industry as a model. She achieved some level of fame when she appeared on the cover of the November 1996 issue of the Esquire magazine as the fictional Allegra Coleman. Her fictitious persona ‘Allegra Coleman’ was created by Martha Sherrill, a writer for Esquire, with the intent of creating a hoax article and to ridicule the Hollywood publicity machine. ‘Allegra’ was dubbed Hollywood’s new ‘It Girl’ and she immediately began receiving movie offers from talent agents and studios. Though the stunt was eventually revealed to be a hoax, it still jump-started Ali Larter’s career.
Ali made her acting debut in Varsity Blues in 1999. She went on to appear in Heroes, Final Destination, Legally Blonde, House On Haunted Hill, Resident Evil: Extinction, American Outlaws, Jay And Silent Bob Strike Back, Obsessed, Resident Evil: Afterlife and many more.
Alison Elizabeth Larter was born on the 28th of February, 1976 in Cherry Hill, New Jersey to Danforth and Margaret Larter. Her mother works as a realtor while her father is a trucking executive. Growing up, Ali attended Carusi Middle School and later proceeded to Cherry Hill High School West. Due to her modelling career which took off early, Ali couldn’t complete her final year at high school, she had a busy schedule touring Italy, Australia and Japan for modelling photo sessions.
Ali Larter is married to Hayes MacArthur whom she dated for over five years before they tied the knot on the 1st of August 2009 in an outdoor ceremony at her husband’s parent’s home in Kennebunkport, Maine. The duo met on the set of Homo Erectus and began dating almost immediately. Their official engagement was announced in December 2007.
It was announced on the 20th of July 2010 by the beautiful actress that their first child was on the way. Subsequently, Ali Larter gave birth to a handsome baby boy named Theodore Hayes MacArthur on the 20th of December 2010. Their second child, a daughter – Vivienne Margaret, was born on the 15th of January 2015. Their relationship has not been plagued with rumours of imminent divorce or separation and the couple seems to be living happily together.
Although her annual salary is not immediately available, Ali Larter’s net worth has been pegged at an impressive $8 million. Ali and her husband own several properties including a Los Angeles house they placed on the market for the sum of $4.295 million. Their home in Santa Monica, where they currently reside, was purchased at the sum of $3.995 million in 2017.
Facts You Must Know About Ali Larter
- 1. She’s A ‘Hero’
Ali Larter simply does not get the credit she deserves. While she has appeared in several notable roles since her career took off, her most notable appearance was on Heroes, where she played four different characters. The actress played Niki Sanders, Tracy Strauss, Jessica Sanders and Gina Sanders. While all the characters had wildly different personalities, Ali was able to switch between them flawlessly.
- 2. Awards and Nominations
In 2007, the popular actress was a nominee for Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress in a TV Series for her role on the NBC science fiction show Heroes. Other awards she has been nominated for include a Teen Choice Award for Choice Television actress and a Blockbuster Entertainment Award. She bagged the Gracie Allen Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in 2008.
- 3. Social Media Profile
The model-turned-actress has a lot of presence on the social media. She can be found on Instagram with over 278k following, she has amassed more than four hundred thousand followers on Facebook and over 75 thousand followers on Twitter.
Social media is now the preferred platform for celebrities to keep in touch with their fans, as a result, Ali posts relatively often on her different accounts to the delight of her fans.
- 4. Body Stats
Ali Larter’s current body stats are 35-25-35 for chest-waist-hips respectively. Ali stands tall at a height of 5 feet 8 inches which is approximately 173 cm. Her body weight of 119 pounds or 54 kg is commensurate with her height. She wears a shoe size of 8 US, a 34A bra size of and a size 4 US dress size.