Carrie Coon - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 1, 2022

Carrie Coon
Profession: Actress
Best Known For: The Leftovers (TV series)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $3 million

Personal Details

Born on : January 24, 1981 (age 42)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Carrie Alexandra Coon
Birth Place: Copley, Ohio, USA
Horoscope: Aquarius
Father's Name: John Coon
Mother's Name: Paula Coon
Siblings: 4

1 older sister
1 older brother
2 younger brothers

High School: Copley High School
University: University of Mount Union, University of Wisconsin–Madison
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (German, English, French, Slovak-Hungarian)
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Husband's Name: Tracy Letts
Children: 1

Haskell Letts (son)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.65 meter (5 feet 5 inch)
Weight: 54 kg (119.05 lb)
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Blue
Shoe Size: 7.5 US
Dress Size: 4 US
Breast Size: 34 inch
Waist Size: 28 inch
Hip Size: 35 inch
Bra Size: 34
Cup Size: B

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Who is Carrie Coon?

Carrie Coon is an actress by profession and American by nationality. She is well known for starring in The Leftovers as Nora Durst, as Gloria Burgle in Fargo, as Vera Walker in The Sinner, and in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?.

Carrie Coon – Bio, Age, Parents, Siblings

Carrie Coon’s birth took place on January 24, 1981, in Copley, Ohio, USA. She was born as Carrie Alexandra Coon to mother Paula Coon and father John Coon. 

She is not the only child of her parents and has 4 siblings an older sister, an older brother, and two younger brothers. One of her brothers is named Josh Coon.

young Carrie Coon (Image: Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

For education she attended Copley High School, graduating from the same in 1999. Carrie Coon went on to attend the University of Mount Union, graduating with a B.A. in English and Spanish in 2003. To further her academics Coon earned her M.F.A. in Acting from the University of Wisconsin–Madison in 2006.

Her ethnicity includes German, English, French, and Slovak-Hungarian.

Carrie Coon – Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Divorce

Carrie Coon married her longtime boyfriend Tracy Letts, a playwright in September 2013. She and her husband have a child together- son Haskell Letts, who was born on March 13, 2018.

Currently, she is living a blissful marriage without rumors of extra-marital affairs and divorce.

Also read: Tom Burke - Actor of Strike (TV series)

Carrie Coon, Tracy Letts (Image: Just Jared)

Carrie Coon – Career

Early Career

Carrie Coon began her career as an actress in regional theater and immediately following graduation she was recruited by the Madison Repertory Theatre. Soon after her professional stage debut in a production of Our Town, she joined the American Players Theatre. She stayed with them for four seasons.

Coon’s breakthrough came in 2010 as Honey in the Steppenwolf Theatre Company production of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, earning her a Tony Award nomination.

Films, Series

Since then Carrie Coon has starred in films Gone Girl (2014), Strange Weather (2016), Izzy Gets the F*ck Across Town (2017), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), Avengers: Endgame (2019), Ghostbusters: Afterlife (2020) and the upcoming film The Nest.

Moreover, she has had guest appearances in TV series The Playboy Club (2011), Law & Order: Special Victims Unit  (2013), Ironside (2013), The Leftovers (2014-2017), Fargo (2017), and The Sinner (2018). 


Carrie Coon’s fellow Ghostbusters: Afterlife cast includes actors Finn Wolfhard, Mckenna Grace, Oliver Cooper, and director Jason Reitman

Also read: Nicky Whelan - Actress of Neighbours 

Carrie Coon in The Leftovers (Image: IMDb)

Carrie Coon – Awards, Nominations

Coon has been nominated for over 40 awards including Tony Award (2013), Gold Derby Awards (2015), Primetime Emmy Award (2017), and Critics' Choice Television Awards (2015, 2016, 2018, 2019). 

Among all the nominations she has won Theatre World Award (2013), the Critics' Choice Television Award (2016), TCA Award (2017), Lucille Lortel Award (2018), Obie Awards (2018), etc.

Carrie Coon – Net Worth, Salary

Her net worth has been estimated to be well over $3 million while the figure on her annual salary has not been shared with the public.

Carrie Coon – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media Carrie Coon is active on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram handles with thousands of followers and counting.

Also read: Daniel Lissing - Actor of When Calls the Heart 

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