Carrie Coon

Carrie Coon
Carrie Coon

Who is Carrie Coon?

Carrie was born on 24 January 1981, in Copley, Ohio, U.S. She is an American actress. She is best known for her outstanding performance in film and TV. Her full name is Carrie Alexandra Coon.

Carries, the name so prominent in the industry today, started in the entertainment industry through theatres. One of her earliest known theatre performances was in the play Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? on the Broadway Theatre. Her portrayal of Honey in the iconic play displayed her soulful assets which was a base mark of her illustrious career.

Coon continuing her pathway to glory went to play the role of Nora Durst in the HBO series The Leftovers. The character being a woman grieving with loss and disappearance of her family members earned her fame. Similarly, she also portrayed the role of Margo Dunne in the critically acclaimed Gone Girl. The character was the twin sister of the protagonist of the film that was horrific for the most part of it for him.

Carrie Coon: Height, Weight

She stands at the height of 5 feet 5 inches and weighs around 55 Kg.

Carrie Coon: Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education

As of 2023, she is 42 years old as she was born on 24 January 1981.

Talking about her family, she was born to John Coon and Paula Coon nee Ploenes. She also has an older sister, an older brother and two younger brothers.

Carrie is of German, English, and French descent. She holds American nationality


Regarding her education profile, she studied at Copley High School. She then got enrolled at the University of Mount Union. After graduating with a Bachelor in Arts in English, she pursued MFA in Acting from University of Wisconsin-Madison which she did in 2006.

Carrie Coon: Professional Life, Career

Carrie Coon’s journey in the entertainment industry began with her pursuit of degrees in English and Spanish at the University of Mount Union. After completing her undergraduate studies, she furthered her passion for acting by enrolling in the School of Drama at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. During this time, she honed her acting skills through various theatrical productions, showcasing her natural talent and unwavering dedication.

In 2012, Coon made a breakthrough with her portrayal of Honey in the Steppenwolf Theatre Company’s production of Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Her performance earned critical acclaim and led to a Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actress in a Play, catapulting her into the spotlight and opening doors in both film and television.

Carrie Coon Biography
Carrie Coon Biography

Her major television breakthrough came in 2014 when she played Nora Durst in HBO’s The Leftovers. Her portrayal of a grieving mother dealing with the disappearance of her children displayed her ability to convey complex emotions authentically, earning widespread praise from critics and audiences alike. Coon transitioned into cinema with her debut in the thriller Gone Girl (2014) directed by David Fincher. Her role as Margo Dunne showcased her talent for adding depth to supporting characters and solidified her status as a rising star in film.

She continued to impress in subsequent cinematic projects like The Nest (2020) and Widows (2018), demonstrating her versatility across various genres. In addition to her on-screen work, Coon lent her unique voice to projects such as the video game Gone Home and the animated series The Sinner, further highlighting her range as an actress.

Carrie Coon: Net Worth, Salary

What is Coon’s earnings? What is her net worth as of 2023?

Talking of today, Carrie has a good estimated net worth of $3 million in 2023.

Carrie Coon: Rumors, Controversy

There are no known controversies about Carrie.

What is the Relationship Status of Carrie Coon?

Talking about her relationship status, she got married to Tracy Letts in 2013. They have been together ever since. They have a son name named Haskell Letts.

Carrie Coon: Social media

You can acquire further information about her personal life by following her on her social media accounts. She is active on Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube.