Lucy Hale is a beautiful and talented American actress best known for her roles in Pretty Little Liars and Life Sentence. The actress started her career from a young age as a musician but slowly and surely, her career in acting emerged and a bulk of her fans comes from her growing stardom on television and film.
Over the years, Lucy’s growing body of work and talent has proven that she has what it takes to make it in the entertainment industry. As such, we should definitely expect her to be gracing our screens for many more years to come.
Karen Lucille Hale was born on the 14th of June 1989, in Memphis, Tennessee to Julie Knight, a registered nurse, and Preston Hale. She was named after her after her great-grandmother. Lucy has an elder sister named Maggie and two step-siblings; Wes and Kirby Hale. Kirby was born on August 28, 1995, and is a cancer survivor.
She attended Cordova Optional School in Memphis and was home-schooled after moving to Los Angeles, California, to pursue her dream in music. While she was home-schooled, Hale took acting and singing classes to brush up her skills. At age 14 on the 30th of July, 2003, Lucy entered a singing competition show called American Junior, a FOX reality spinoff show of American Idols. She became one of the five finalists of the show, finishing in the fourth position.
Experiencing a lackluster music career, Lucy decided to test the waters in acting. She landed small roles on Drake and Josh, Ned’s Declassified, School Survival Guide, The O.C., Private Practice, Ruby & The Rockits, Wizards of Waverly Places and How I Met Your Mother.
In 2007, she was cast in NBC’s short-lived re-imagining of the Bionic Woman as Becca Sommers, the younger sister of Jamie Sommers. In 2008, she got a lead role as Rose Baker in the CW’s comedy-drama Privileged. The show was an adaptation of the book How To Teach Filthy Rich Girls, authored by Zoey Dean. Sadly, the show was cancelled after one season due to low ratings.
In October 2009, Lucy was cast as Aria Montogomery on ABC’s teen mystery television series Pretty Little Liars. The series lasted for seven seasons from, 2010 till 2017, before going off the air.
She also starred in the CW drama, Life Sentence, about Stella Abbott, a terminally ill woman who suddenly learns that she is completely healthy and free from cancer. Sadly, due to low ratings, The CW cancelled the show on June 15, 2018, after just one season.
Lucy Hale’s debut into film was the romance drama The Sisterhood of The Travelling Pants 2 in 2008 where she played Effie Kaligaris, younger sister of Lena Kaligaris played by Alexis Bledel. She later appeared in Sorority Wars and Fear Island before landing the lead role in A Cinderella Story: Once Upon A Song.
She also landed the lead role of Olivia Baron in the film Truth or Dare, a successful horror movie which also starred Tyler Posey and Violett Beane. Lucy Hale was also cast in the coming-of-age comedy Dude, released on Netflix on April 20, 2018.
Music is undeniably her first love, despite having so much success in acting. On the 12th of June 2012, she announced her record deal with Hollywood Records and on the 3rd of June 2014, she released her debut studio album Road Between.
Boyfriend & Dating History
Lucy has built a significant dating history over the years. She is known to have dated David Henrie, Alex Marshall, Chris Zylka, Graham Rogers, Joel Crouse, and Adam Pitts. She also dated Anthony Kalabretta, a musician, for two years.
She was recently linked to Riley Smith, her co-star in the show Life Sentence, but their relationship seemed to be short-lived as Lucy is now dating American actor, Ryan Rottman, whom she has been photographed several times with.
Lucy Hale’s Weight Loss Journey
In August 2012, Lucy announced to the public that she had previously suffered from an eating disorder. However, she now eats healthy, exercises regularly and has a personal trainer named Tandy Gutierrez who helps her out in her Pilates workouts
With such a busy schedule, Lucy does not have a strict timetable for exercise but enjoys running more. She quit alcohol in 2017 to stay fit, does not take much junk or processed foods except during cheat days. She also completely avoids dairy as it makes her feel congested.
Height, Weight & Body Measurements
Lucy Hale is 5 feet and 2 inches tall. She weighs a commensurate 54 kg. She has a slim body build and her body measurements are 34-24-33 inches for her chest, waist, and hips respectively.
Lucy Hale has built a pretty impressive career for herself. Her total net worth is currently approximated to be $3 million. Most of her wealth comes from her acting career, but a fraction of her net worth is the result of being an ambassador for the beauty brand, Mark Girl.