Supergirl Laura Vandervoort: Bio, Age, Movies & TV Shows, Relationships, Parents, Net Worth

Date Updated: January 9, 2024

Birth Date September 22, 1984
Birth Name Laura Dianne Vandervoort
Nickname Laura
Birth Place Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Residence Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Ethnicity White

Quick Stats
Age 39 years 6 months
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Nationality Canadian
Height 5 feet 6 inches (1.68m)
Weight 53 kg (116.8lbs)
Religion Christianity
Relationship Status Dating (Rumors)
Boyfriend Not Known

Laura Vandervoort is a popular Canadian actress best known for her roles as Kara Zor-El (Supergirl) in The CW drama series Smallville, Sadie Harrison in the CTV teen drama series Instant Star, Arla “The Bolt Gun Killer” Cogan in the Syfy supernatural drama series Haven, and many more. 

Early Life and Family Background:

Laura was born on September 22, 1984, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She is the daughter of a Canadian mother, Kerry Sanger, and a Dutch father. She has an older sister named Sarah, who is identified with Canadian actor Gordon Pinsent

She completed her schooling in Toronto and then joined York University where she took Psychology and English majors. While growing up, she was involved in numerous sports including football, karate, basketball, baseball, tennis, and gymnastics. 

During the first weeks of her life, she was diagnosed with meningitis, resulting in a severe sickness that lasted for a few months. Seeing her condition, her parents were told that she won’t survive, but she proved them wrong on grew up to achieve huge success and gain a wide range of followers. 

Professional Life; Career, Net Worth:

Vandervoort made her acting debut at the age of 13 in the Canadian children’s horror anthology series Goosebumps and Are You Afraid of Dark? Both of these series were aired on YTV. She was able to be featured on such shows after taking several classes and doing background on some Canadian shows such as Road to Avonlea and Harriet the spy

After doing several commercials and guest starring roles in Mutant X, Goosebumps, Twice in a Lifetime, Doc, Sue Thomas: F.B. Eye, etc, and a few Disney Channel original films during her University days, Laura landed a lead role as Sadie Harrison in the CTV teen drama series Instant Star. It ran for four seasons. 

In 2006, she starred in her first feature film The Lookout alongside Jeff Daniels, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Matthew Goode, and Isla Fisher

After her appearance in several other television series, she got the role of Clark Kent’s Kryptonian cousin Kara Kent in The CW drama series Smallville

Following that, she shot the sequel to the feature film Into the Blue titled Into the Blue 2: The Reef. After that, she filmed an independent production titled The Jazzman starring Canadian stars Michael Ironside and Corey Sevier

In 2010, Laura appeared in the two-part miniseries Riverworld where she played Jessie Machalan fiancee of war correspondent Matt Ellman. 

In October 2011, Laura Vandervoort posed for PETA as a part of the “Exotic Skins” campaign, and in 2014, she again appeared nude for an ad that protested against the keeping of marine mammals in captivity. 

In 2016, she appeared in three episodes of Supergirl as the supervillain Indigo/Brainiac 8. 

Laura Vandervoort on the set of Smallville | Source: Laura's Instagram

She was seen in 2019 in the Netflix adaptation of the Jonathan Maberry book series V Wars alongside Ian Somerhalder, Adrian Holmes, and Peter Outerbridge. It premiered on December 5, 2019. 

As of 2022, she has an estimated net worth of around $4 Million. 

Personal Life: Who is Laura Vandervoort Currently Dating?

In the past several years, Laura has dated a few people. She was in a relationship with Canadian actor Corey Sevier from 2010 to 2011. After that, they broke up. 

After a year, she dated American star Michael Rosenbaum for a year. Their relationship too didn’t work out and lasted till 2013 only. 

A couple of years later she was engaged to Oliver Trevena, and like her past relationships, this too didn’t work out. After this incident, she stayed single for several years. 

However, recently she shared a picture on Instagram which gives us a hint that she is no longer single and is dating somebody. She hasn’t mentioned it clearly but we can guess that after a long wait, she has finally found her life partner. 

Laura Vandervoort with her current partner | Source: Laura's Instagram

Profession, Education & Net Worth
Profession Canadian actress
High School Not Known
College York University
Active Years 1997-Present
Net Worth $4 Million
Detailed Physical Stats
Height 5 feet 6 inches (1.68m)
Weight 53 kg (116.8lbs)
Body Measurements Breast - 35 inches
Waist - 25 inches
Hips - 35 inches
Bra Size 32C
Dress Size 4(US)
Shoe Size 9(US)
Eye Colour Blue
Hair Colour Blonde
Personal Life
Relationship Status Dating (Rumors)
Sexual Orientation Straight

  1. Not Known (Boyfriend)

  1. Corey Sevier (Ex-Boyfriend)
    • Started Dating: 2010
    • Breakup Date: 2011

  2. Michael Rosenbaum (Ex-Boyfriend)
    • Started Dating: 2012
    • Breakup Date: 2013
Family Life
Father Not Known
Mother Kerry Sanger
Siblings Has an older sister
  1. Sarah Vandervoort (Not Known)
Children Not Yet
  • Self: White