Kristanna Loken is an accomplished model and actress who stormed the movie industry in 1994. Over the years, she has impressed and won many hearts with her brilliant performances in several films and television series.
The exceptional and talented movie star boasts of an impressive career timeline. Of all her projects in the industry, she is best known for her superlative performance in the following movies and television series – Burn Notice (2011–2012), Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003), The L Word (2007–2008), BloodRayne (2005), Painkiller Jane (2007), and Bounty Killer (television series, 2013).
She has also shared screen time with notable movie stars such as Nicole Bilderback, Cynthia Rothrock, Vivica A. Fox, Brigitte Nielsen, Zoë Bell. Outside the entertainment scene, Loken has a strong fan base on social media as well. She is very popular on social media platforms such as Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and the rest.
Who Is Kristanna Loken?
She is a talented and extraordinary actress known for her brilliant roles on both the big and small screen. Kristanna Loken was welcomed into the world on 8th October 1979, in Ghent, New York, and was raised in her family’s fruit farm situated in Upstate New York. The screen diva is an American by nationality and belongs to German and Norwegian ancestry.
Kristanna Loken initially started out as a model. However, she decided to pursue a career in modelling after her mother encouraged her to give the profession a try. She would emerge the 3rd runner-up at the 1994 Elite Model Look and later switched her interest fully to acting. Over the course of her thriving career, she has starred in several films and television series, including but not limited to Boy Meets World, Philly, Unhappily Ever After, Mortal Kombat: Conquest (1998), Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, and several others.
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Here Are 5 Lesser Known Facts About The Actress
Loken’s immediate family consists of her parents and sister Tanya Loken, who is sixteen years older than her. The names of her parents are Merlin Loken and Rande Loken. Her father Merlin, is an apple farmer and writer while her mother is a model. The two are from Wisconsin, a state in the north-central United States.
The actress’s sexuality has been a subject of interest to many people ever since she scored her breakout role in the movie Girlfight. Her roles in other movies such as Lost, Blue Crush, and The Furious also continued to raise eyebrows until in January 2006 when she publicly admitted that she is not gay but bisexual. In other words, Loken has had sexual relationships with both men and women.
The actress once shared during an interview that the relationships she has had with certain women were more fulfilling, emotionally and sexually than those with certain men.
Kristanna’s lesbian picture was first leaked in 2009. The photo captured her and her girlfriend Michelle Rodriguez, who she reportedly dated from 2006 to 2007.
Besides Rodriguez, she has also been romantically linked to popular American singer/songwriter Pink. She is reported to have dated the singer in 2013 and then actress Chrissie Carnell.
Kristanna Loken has a son called Thor who arrived into the world in May 2016. Thor came from the actress’s relationship with her long-time partner Jonathan Bates. Before Jonathan came into her life, the Bounty Killer star was married to actor Noah Danby, who starred with Loken in the film Painkiller Jane. They got engaged in January 2008, tied the knot on May 10, 2008, at Kristanna’s family farm and got separated the following year. Their short-lived relationship didn’t produce any children.
It is very safe to say that the 1.80 meters Hollywood star is already on her way to greatness – many thanks to her acting and modeling careers which have proved to be reliable over the years. From both professions, the A-lister has garnered an impressive net worth estimated to be $ 8 million. It is believed that she takes home a handsome income for her roles on both the small and big screen.
The Ghent-born actress was born under the sun sign is Libra as her birth date range falls between September 23 and October 22. Recall she was born on October 8.