Katie Leclerc is an American actress who is famous for her appearance in TV dramas like “Switched at Birth” and “Fashion House”. Besides, she has also had guest roles in series like “Veronica Mars”, “The Riches”, “Community”, etc. She has been an actress full of special skills like boxing, martial arts, rock climbing, and hiking. Katie sure is a master of all trades.
Her performances throughout the years have demanded a lot of love and respect for the young actress. Similarly, she is also the winner of the TwoCents TV Award for her performance for Switched at Birth. She has even been nominated for the same performance for a Teen Choice Award. Let us now get to know more about this amazing young actress.
Katie Leclerc: Early Life and Education
Katie Leclerc was born on the 6th of November in 1986. She spent most part of her life in San Antonio, Texas and was born to parents Roger and Vicky. Leclerc is the youngest of three siblings and was later diagnosed with a hearing disorder. She then had to start learning sign language at 17 because of the hearing loss.
When she was 20, Katie was diagnosed with Ménière’s disease which causes degenerative inner ear disorder. This later resulted in fluctuating hearing loss and Vertigo. Her father and the eldest sister also seems to have the same problem but despite that, the family remains strong and Katie is not the one to complain.
Katie Leclerc: Career
Leclerc made her debut in acting in 2005 with an episode of “Veronica Mars.” Next year, she was able to land herself a recurring role in the drama “Fashion House.” Soon after, as you might be able to well remember, Katie made her appearance in the series “The Naked Trucker and T-Bones Show.”
However, her most prominent role in American tv came in 2011 when she was cast in a lead role for the series “Switched at Birth”. To many’s delights, she was also part of The Big Bang Theory alongside Margo Harshman. Later, she got a role for the movie “Holiday Breakup” and was even cast for the show “Cloudy with a chance of Love”.
Katie Leclerc: Personal Life
Looking at the personal aspects of Katie’s life, she was once in love with Brian Habecost. The two dated for a long period of time and later committed to each other. The rumors of their union came in 2013 after Katie got engaged to her real estate boyfriend. The beautiful pair got married on the 6th of September, 2014.
But sadly, things did not work for the pair and they had to end things in 2017. Many wanted Katie and Brian to have a fairytale ending but as the song goes “You can’t always get what you want.”
Katie Leclerc: Net Worth and Social Media
Leclerc has been in this competitive industry for a long time now. She has been able to establish herself as a strong female actor and is now a prominent name in Hollywood. She keeps landing roles in famous movies and shows like “The Big Bang Theory” and her career is only on the rise. So, as of 2018, her net worth is somewhere around $5 million.
Katie is also a big name on social media. She is pretty active on platforms like Instagram and has a massive fan base. She goes by the handle katieleclerc on Instagram where she has just over 291k followers. Leclerc keeps posting interesting content on the platform and often likes to interact with her fans.