Who is Caitlin Stasey?
Caitlin Jean Stasey was born on 1 May 1990, in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, and is an actress, best known from initially earning popularity through her role in the soap opera “Neighbours”, in which she played the character Rachel Kinski. She is also known for her role in the film “Tomorrow, When the War Began” released in 2010 and based on the novel of the same name.
The Net Worth of Cailtin Stasey
How rich is Caitlin Stasey? As of early-2019, sources inform us of a net worth that is at $3 million, earned through a successful career as an actress, including work on other popular television shows and films. As she continues her career, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.
Early Life, Education, and Career Beginnings
Caitlin grew up in Melbourne and was raised with a younger sister. After matriculating from high school, she enrolled at the Star of the Sea College. She was also a member of the Australian Girls Choir, which allowed her an opportunity to travel the world, and she also took part in a re-recording of the song entitled “I Still Call Australia Home”, which was used for a Qantas commercial.
She found her breakthrough in the entertainment industry at a young age, when she was cast in the children’s television series entitled “The Sleepover Club” in 2003, in the role of the self-appointed leader of the club, Francesca “Frankie” Thomas for two series, reprising her role in 2006. While studying, she also attended other auditions, which led her to be cast as Rachel Kinski in “Neighbours”. The soap opera followed the professional and domestic lives of people who live and work in a fictional suburb of Melbourne.
Further Acting Work
While working on the aforementioned soap opera, Stasey continued her education through a distance education program, but after being in the show for the next three years, she decided to leave and focus on completing her education. The producers opted not to kill her character off, to give her a chance to return.
In 2008, she was then cast in the film adaptation of “Tomorrow, When the War Began” in which she appeared as the lead character Ellie Linton. Her character documents her time fighting with a group of friends during an invasion of Australia, and is based on the first book in the “Tomorrow” series written by John Marsden. She was also set to work on a live action adaptation of the video game “Wonder Boy” before it was shut down, and although later revived, she opted not to pursue her project with only her face being retained in CGI. During the same year, she worked on the pantomime “Snow White” held at the Norwich Theatre Royal, then in 2013, she was cast in the television series entitled “Reign”, playing the character Kenna who is a lady-in-waiting to Mary, Queen of Scots. She also had a recurring role in “Please Like Me”.
I like to show my good side…. pic.twitter.com/Cq6YRfX3qP
— Caitlin Stasey (@CaitStasey) April 27, 2014
Music Career and Recent Projects
Caitlin has been noted for her talents in music, and was even offered a recording contract during her time in “Neighbors”, but turned it down as her passion is acting and on which she wanted to focus. She has covered several of popular songs, including “I’m Yours” by Jason Mraz, and sang a duet alongside fellow “Neighbours” cast member Dean Geyer. In 2013, she also worked on the independent film entitled “All Cheerleaders Die” playing Maddy.
The following year she worked on the film “I, Frankenstein”, in which she appeared as the gargoyle order member Keziah. The film is based on the graphic novel of the same name, and stars Aaron Eckhart as well as Yvonne Strahovski. In 2016, Caitlin was cast in the series “APB” but which only aired for one season before being cancelled. One of her latest projects is the show entitled “For the People” in which she plays ATF Agent Anya Ooms, and which has been running for two seasons.
For her personal life, she resides in Los Angeles, where it’s known that Stasey is in a relationship, though has not shared a lot of details about the man she is with, only saying that he is the love of her life, though her career has been bombarded with questions regarding her sexuality, and despite her relationship, a lot of people refer to her as a lesbian. She later confirmed that she doesn’t want to be labeled and she is happier being fluid. At one point, she even referred to herself as a pansexual, meaning her choice of partner is not limited by gender, stating that she is in a somewhat open relationship.
Similar to numerous actresses, she is active online through accounts on major social media websites such as Instagram and Facebook. She posts a lot of personal photos on the former, along with pictures of her acting projects back when she was a child. Her Facebook page hasn’t been active for a year. She also previously had a Twitter account, but it no longer exists. Aside from these, she has a website which she shares with two of her friends, intended to showcase her stance as a supporter of feminism.