Krista Allen is a versatile American actress and comedian best known for her appearances in Baywatch and Days of Our Lives. She has appeared in a lot of other television series and films including Anger Management in 2003 alongside Adam Sandler, The Final Destination in 2009, and the television series, Significant Mother in which she played the role of Lydia Marlowe for 9 episodes in 2015.
Krista also appeared in the reality TV show Fast Cars and Superstars: The Gillette Young Guns Celebrity Race in 2007 alongside other celebrities like rodeo champion Ty Murray and skateboarder, Tony Hawk. Here are a few things you might like to know about Krista Allen.
Who Is Krista Allen?
Krista Allen was born on April 5, 1971, in Ventura, California, U.S.A. After her birth, her family moved to Houston, Texas, where she was raised. She ultimately moved to Austin, Texas. After high school, she was admitted to Austin Community College.
Not necessarily the course of study you’d associate with an actress, Krista attended the University of Texas and graduated with a degree in Education. Upon graduating from the University of Texas, she looked forward to a career as a teacher and this led her to intern as a Kindergarten teacher. However, after interning for a while, she changed her mind about building a future in the teaching profession and proceeded to California to pursue a career in acting.
Krista’s first foray into Hollywood saw her land the role of Emmanuelle in the erotic series, Emmanuelle in Space which was released in 1994. Her next project was an appearance in the TV series, The Bold and the Beautiful in 1995. In 1996, she starred in the film, Raven, as Cali Goodwin.
She also played Mrs Fleisig in the TV series Deadly Games and Patty in an episode of the TV series High Tide in 1996. Between 1996 and 1999, she appeared in the television series, Days of Our Lives, where she portrayed the role of Billie Reed.
At the turn of the century, in 2000, she starred as Kristy Hopkins in the pilot episode of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and in a later episode of the first season. She also appeared in the film, Sunset Strip as Jennifer in 2000. Between 2000 and 2001, she played the role of Jenna Avid in the popular television series Baywatch. She also featured in 3 episodes of the TV series Charmed as a guest star.
Moreso, she appeared on an episode of the TV series, Friends in 2002, Face Value (2002) and Confessions of a Dangerous Mind. Her other works include Anger Management as Stacy alongside Adam Sandler, Feast (2005), Leo in 2007.
Other movies to her credit include The Third Nail, Alien Presence, Shannon’s Rainbow, The Final Destination, Silent Venom, Black Widow, Amazing Racer, and Big Cars.
Besides an impressive career as an actress, Krista has spent a greater part of her recent professional schedule headlining events in LA. She is also an accomplished Yoga instructor.
6 Quick Facts About The Actress
1. Krista had a stint in Nude Modelling
Allen has done some nude modelling and has been featured in such magazines as French magazine, a Spanish magazine, Maxim magazine, and Newlook. She was named number 70 on Maxim magazine’s Hot 100 of 2005 list.
2. She has been divorced twice
Krista Allen has been married twice. Her first marriage was to producer and production manager Justin Moritt, in 1996. The union packed up in 1999. They have a son, Jakob Nolan Moritt. In 2010, she remarried, this time to Iranian rapper Mams Taylor, they split-up in 2012.
3. She is also an entrepreneur
Krista Allen has made the bulk of her wealth from acting, however, she has also proven to be quite business savvy. For years, she ran a T-shirt line called Superexcellent.
4. Height, Weight, and Body Measurements
Her height is 5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m). She weighs 48 kg and boasts an impressive hour-glass figure with her vital statistics reading 35-24-34.
5. She has been romantically involved with many famous names
In addition to her marriages, Allen has dated a couple of notable men, among them George Clooney. Also, she is said to have been in a longterm relationship with Nathan Fillion of ABC’s Castle.
6. Her net worth has been estimated at $4 million.