Although she had been appearing in other productions, Canadian actress – Kaitlyn Leeb became popular after she starred in the TV series, Degrassi: The Next Generation. She is known for a whole lot of other shows where she gave remarkable performances. Before her TV stint, Leeb worked as a model for different brands and featured in various ad campaigns. In recent times she dwells more in the world of movies and series and is known for a lot of notable works.
It will be interesting to find out more about the actress. Here is everything you need to know about her.
Kaitlyn Leeb: Bio
The beautiful actress was born as Kaitlyn Wong on June 18, 1988, in North York, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Of mixed ethnicity, Kaitlyn is of Chinese and Irish descent. She is the second child of her parents and is a sister to three siblings. Not much is known about the identity of Kaitlyn’s parents, but when she was very young they got divorced; she was then raised by her grandmother.
Growing up, Kaitlyn Leeb was always inclined to act and never hesitated to grab any acting opportunity that came her way. She is an alumnus of New York University where she bagged a degree in Psychology. In search of greener pastures, she started out as a model and appeared in several print ad campaigns. Some of the companies she worked with include FUUZE fruit drinks, Virgin Mobile, Dentyne Ice, and many others.
Kaitlyn Leeb went on to make her screen debut in Beautiful People, where she played a small role. She then appeared in The Jazzman in 2009. That same year, she contested and won the Miss CHIN Bikini pageant in Toronto. Kaitlyn Leeb’s victory gained her more prominence and popularity; it also ushered in more and more roles in both movies and TV series for the talented actress.
In 2010, Kaitlyn got busy with productions like Aaron State, Locked Down, and Blue Mountain State, and she did a good job in all. In the year 2012, she appeared as a three-breasted woman in the remake of the movie, Total Recall; one of the movies she is mostly remembered for.
Leeb’s major breakthrough on the screen came with her role as Jennifer Doolittle in Degrassi: The Next Generation. She is also popular for the character she portrayed in the Heartland TV show; her role as Cassandra gained her much popularity in the industry. After these significant shows, Kaitlyn Leeb went on to appear in more notable movies and TV series. Indeed, it has been an interesting journey for the actress. The following are some of the movies and series she has appeared in; Slasher, Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments, Single Ladies, and The Hazing Secret, to mention a few.
She was notable for her role in the romance TV movie, Christmas with a Prince. Following the movie’s premiere in November 2018, Leeb’s lead role of a pediatrician, Dr. Tasha Miller was highly commended by many stakeholders in the industry.
Family – Spouse, Children
The actress’ surname changed from Wong to Leeb after she got married. Kaitlyn Leeb is married to Ted Leeb, an equity trader. The couple tied the knot in August 2013 and have been together since then. It is not clear when the two met each other, but they dated for a while before they got married. Together, they have a daughter named Avery Elizabeth Leeb, born in 2016. There is no available information on who she has dated in the past.
Other Facts You Should Know about the Actress
1. Kaitlyn has made a decent amount of money from her acting career. Her net worth has been estimated at $2 million by various sources. Given her determination and evident passion, this amount could become a trifling figure to the actress in the nearest future.
2. Her mother, whose name is not known, is a former model.
3. Kaitlyn Leeb has got the right body that suits her acting career. She stands at a height of 5 ft 4 in (1.64m) which is proportional to her weight of 55 kg (121 lb). Her body stats of 32-26-35 for her chest, waist, and hips respectively, give her a slender and fit figure that makes her come out elegant in all her outfits. She wears a 30A size for her bra and also wears size 7 (US) for her shoes.