Breaking into Hollywood is a mixture of hard work, high aesthetic appeal, and sometimes sheer luck. In the case of Hunter King, it is a mix of all three, this young actress got her career started in 2001 and now she stars in The Young and The Restless, one of the longest running shows on television. She is also one of the main characters on the critically acclaimed comedy Life In Pieces. Here are some facts to learn about her life.
On the 20th of October 1993, Hunter Haley King was born to Terry and Jamie King in Ventura County, California. Her father, Terry, used to be a professional arm wrestler and was formerly a consultant to actor Sylvester Stallone. Her parents are Jewish American and as a result of this, her religious inclination is towards Judaism. It is safe to say that Hunter King has a pedigree in acting as her grandmother, Elaine Farrar was a regular cast on various theatres.
Hunter King’s career began in 2001 with a guest appearance in the television series Roswell and the science fiction action movie A.I Artificial Intelligence where she played a character named Amanda. Subsequently, she began appearing in other shows and movies including Hannah Montana and Deus Ex Machina. Her big break came with the role of Adriana Masters in the family drama Hollywood Heights (2012); while on the set of that television show she met her next employer, Jill Farren-Phelps who is an executive producer of the show The Young and The Restless.
Farren-Phelps loved her performance on Hollywood Heights and decided to give her the role of Summer Newman, without an audition. For Hunter King’s performance as Summer Newman, she has received several award nominations including one the Young Artist Awards and five from Daytime Emmy awards, winning two in the Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series category.
In 2013, while on The Young and The Restless, Hunter accused Michael Munhey, who was on the show with her, of sexual harassment. According to the actress, he had fondled and groped her breasts on two different occasions and these incidents were neither consensual nor solicited. She threatened the show with legal action if the actor did not get fired and in December of the same year he was let go.
In August of 2018, Hunter King became engaged to her boyfriend, Nico Svoboda, whom she met on the set of The Young and The Restless. Nico worked as a member of the crew and they had been dating for two years prior to the proposal.
Hunter King is no stranger to the acting industry and the longer you spend in a profession the higher your earnings are, especially if you are in show biz. With a career that has spanned over 15 years and an annual salary estimated at $450,000, Hunter King’s total net worth is approximated to be about $2 million.
Hunter King’s Sister
Hunter King is the second child of her parents, her siblings – Kelli and Joey also happen to be actresses as well. Joey King started acting from as little as 4 years old and is widely known for her role in the movies, Ramona and Beezus (2010), a movie she starred in alongside Selena Gomez; the action thriller, White House Down (2013) and most recently the high school romantic comedy The Kissing Booth (2018).
Joey is the true star of the King family with an expansive filmography and numerous accolades that surpasses those her elder sisters have had and just like Hunter, she alludes to their grandmother as the inspiration to her starting a career in acting.
Height, Weight, and Body Measurements
Hollywood stars are often the object of the public’s scrutiny and Hunter King is not absolved of this scrutiny, the people who grace the big screens are akin to lab rats whose lives the fans dissect to the most minuscule aspects in their bid to understand and know them better. This accounts for why facts about the body measurements of the Y&R star is important.
Hunter King weighs fifty-two (52) kg which when converted to pounds comes to 114.6lbs. She also stands at a height of 5feet 5inches (5”5) which is 165 cm. Her body measurements are 38-25-35 for her bust, waist, and hips respectively, with a dress size of US size 6 and US 7.5 for shoe size.