Brie Larson - Biography

Last Modified: Jun 19, 2020

Brie Larson
Profession: Singer, Actress, Songwriter
Best Known For: Captain Marvel, Kong: Skull Island, Avengers: Endgame
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $10 million

Personal Details

Born on : October 1, 1989 (age 32)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Brianne Sidonie Desaulniers
Birth Place: Sacramento, California, USA
Horoscope: Libra
Father's Name: Sylvain Desaulniers
Mother's Name: Heather Desaulniers
Siblings: 1

Milaine Desaulniers (sister)
younger brother

University: American Conservatory Theater
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (French, Canadian)
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: In Relationship
Boyfriend Name: Elijah Allan-Blitz

Body Measurements

Height: 1.70 meter (5 feet 7 inch)
Weight: 58 kg (127.87 lb)
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: N/A
Shoe Size: 9 US
Dress Size: 4 US
Breast Size: 34 inch
Waist Size: 24 inch
Hip Size: 35 inch
Bra Size: 32
Cup Size: B

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Who is Brie Larson?

Brie Larson is an American actress best known for starring in Marvel's Avengers: End Game, Captain Marvel, etc.

Brie Larson: Age, Family, School

Brie Larson’s birth took place on October 1, 1989, in Sacramento, California, U.S.A. Her birth name/full name is Brianne Sidonie Desaulniers and her parents are Heather and Sylvain Desaulniers. Both of her parents worked as homeopathic chiropractors. Larson also has a sister named Milaine and a younger brother.

Growing up she was a shy kid and suffered from social anxiety. However, from the age of 6, she did show an interest in acting. She used to write and direct her own movies while she cast her cousins and filmed them in the garage.

When she was just 7 years old, her parents’ divorce deeply traumatized her. She was close to her mother but grew estranged from her father. Brie Larson with her mother and sister moved to Los Angeles to focus more on her acting career. But there the family struggled as her mother tried to make the ends meet. Even so, she had many fond memories to share and is grateful for what she had.

Source: celebseek (Brie Larson with her parents and siblings) 

Education, Ethnicity

About her education, Brie Larson was homeschooled. She later auditioned for a training program at the American Conservatory Theater where she was admitted, making her the youngest student there. She also took up the stage name Larson, as her real last name was hard to pronounce.

Her ethnicity is French, Canadian.

Brie Larson: Boyfriend, Marriage, Husband, Children, Affair, Divorce

Brie Larson has been very private in her personal life. Currently, she is a relationship with Alex Greenwald, a musician and lead singer of the band Phantom Planet. The couple has been dating for a while now and became engaged to be married in May 2016. However after three years of engagement they broke up in January 2019.

Source: Us Weekly (Brie Larson and Alex Greenwald)

Larson  went on to date Elijah Allan-Blitz and publicized their relationship in August 2019. Elijah Allan-Blitz is an Emmy-nominated  actor, musician, and director.

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Brie Larson: Career

Early Days

Brie Larson first major role was in in the WB sitcom Raising Dad which ran from for only one season from 2001 to 2002. She then landed a role in Right on Track in 2003 followed by minor roles in Sleepover (2004) and 13 Going on 30 (2004). Larson then had roles in Hoot (2006), Remember the Daze (2007) but still struggled as an actress. At one point she even thought of giving up acting but continued to support herself while working as a club DJ.

Source: The Telegraph (Brie Larson, Jacob Tremblay in the movie Room)

Also read: Lee Pace - Actor of Captain Marvel, The Hobbit 

Finally in 2009 came her breakout role in the series United States of Tara. But the series was also canceled after only three seasons. Brie Larson then starred in Tanner Hall, House Broke, Just Peck. The way she portrayed Envy in Scott Pilgrim vs. the World and in the drama Short Term 12 really improved her profile.

Films, Series

Larson then went on to star in Rampart (2011),  The Trouble with Bliss, 21 Jump Street, Community, Digging for Fire (2015), Trainwreck (2015), Room (2015), Free Fire (2016),  Kong: Skull Island (2017), The Glass Castle (2017), Unicorn Store, among others. 

Larson’s other projects include as Carol Danvers/Captain Marvel in Marvel’s Captain Marvel and in Avengers: Endgame and Captain Marvel 2 set to be released in 2022.


On the set of The Glass Castle, Larson worked alongside Naomi Watts, Max Greenfield, Ella Anderson, Sarah Snook, Sadie Sink.

Source: Polygon (Brie Larson as Carol Danvers/Captain Marvel in Captain Marvel ) 

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As a singer

Brie Larson’s interest in singing grew at the age of 11.  She had learned to play guitar and used to write her own songs. Soon enough, she began to self- recorded and uploaded her songs to her own website. Her song "Invisible Girl" played on  KIIS-FM.

Soon Larson was signed in by Casablanca Records. Her album Finally Out of P.E. was released in 2005 and even peaked number  31 on the Billboard Hot Single Sales but was not a success. 

Brie Larson: Awards and Nominations

For her performance in Room, she has been awarded an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, among others.

Brie Larson: Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Brie Larson is estimated at around $10 million while the figure on his annual salary is under review.

Brie Larson: Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On  Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Brie Larson is followed by millions of followers.

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