Serinda Swan is a talented, beautiful and charismatic Canadian actress. With more than a decade in the entertainment industry, she has been able to acquire the kind of fame and respect that many people covet. She is especially noted for her appearance on TV shows such as Breakout Kings where she played Erica Reed, Marvel’s Inhumans where she played the iconic comic book character – Medusa, and for her role as Chloe Day in the comedy-drama series, Ballers.
Who Is Serinda Swan?
Serinda Swan was born on the 11th of July, 1984 in West Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, to director parents. As a result of her parents’ occupations, Serinda always had access to the industry even as a child. Her ethnicity is a mix of Spanish, English, and Scottish heritage. Her father, Scott Swan, is an actor and also runs an acting studio. Though her mother’s name is not known to the public, it is said that she is also an actress.
Growing up, Serinda Swan was exposed to the acting trade as her mother would frequently take her to sets. As a result, when she was still very young, she appeared in her first film, Cousins (1989) with Isabella Rossellini and Ted Danson. This sparked interest in the young actress and she began taking part in commercials, appearing in advertisements for Absolute Poker, Macy’s, Much Music, and many others.
In 2005, she starred as Amanda in the Hindi romantic comedy, Neal ‘n’ Nikki. The following year saw her clinch the role of a hospital receptionist in the American fantasy series, Supernatural. She also was a part of the Canadian series, Exes and Ohs and the comedy-drama series, Psych in 2008. Swan later played the role of Ashley in The Break Up Artist, a 2009 romantic comedy. This was said to be her breakout role.
In 2010, she appeared on Supernatural again but this time playing a different role as Veritas – a pagan god. The Canadian-born actress has also appeared in Tron: Legacy (2010), Recoil (2011), Creature (2011), Wake (2012), Jinn (2014) and The Veil (2017).
In the American television series – Smallville, Serinda Swan appeared twice as Zatanna Zatara. From 2011 to 2012, she also appeared in the A&E television series, Breakout Kings; the series was short-lived as it was canceled on the 17th of May, 2012.
After Breakout Kings, Serinda also featured in the American TV series, Graceland from 2013 to 2015 before it was canceled on the 1st of October, 2015. However, her most popular role is as Medusa in Marvel’s Inhumans; the TV show also starred Anson Mount, Iwan Rheon, Ken Leung and Isabelle Cornish.
Five Facts About The Actress
1. She’s Charitable Celeb
When she is not on set, Serinda Swan works with charity organizations such as United Nations Foundation’s Nothing But Nets, Heifer International, and Somaly Mam Foundation. She even doubles as a model and has had campaigns with different companies.
2. Height and Weight
Serinda Swan stands tall at 5 feet 8 inches and has her weight listed as 54 kg. She has successfully managed to maintain her slim body build by regularly visiting the gym.
3. Net Worth
It’s no surprise at all that the Canadian actress has some millions stashed up for herself. Her net worth is $5 million and, with age on her side, it is certain she can raise the amount in the future.
4. Is She Dating Anyone?
The beautiful actress is currently in a relationship with her Breakout Kings co-star, Jimmi Simpson. It appears that her relationship with Jimmi is not only her most significant relationship but also her longest. The two have been together since 2012 and are often seen expressing their feelings for each other on social media.
While the two have been together for several years, there isn’t any sign or hint of a formal union anytime soon.
5. Romantic History
Prior to dating Jimmi Simpson, Serinda Swan had her fair share of romantic involvements. Initially, she was in a relationship with Terrell Owens, a six-time Pro Bowl American football wide receiver but the two called it quits in 2008. The next year, it was said that she was dating her fellow Canadian actor, Niall Matter; however, their relationship didn’t last long as they got separated a few months after. Her next relationship was with American actor, Mehcad Jason Brooks; both actors were co-stars on the set of Creature but their relationship was short-lived and they parted ways in 2011.