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Net Worth:
$4 Million
Dec 30, 1982 (41 years old)
5 ft 2 in (1.6 m)
Actor, Film Producer
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Kristin Kreuk is a Canadian actress who has a net worth of $4 million. Kristin Kreuk began her professional career starring in a television movie adaptation of "Snow White". She then began appearing on the Canadian soap opera, "Edgemont". While on "Edgemont", she also booked the role that would bring her the most widespread fame, as Lana Lang on "Smallville". From 2001-2003, she appeared on both shows, and then continued on "Smallville" through its eighth season. In addition to her work on "Smallville", she also appeared in the films, "EuroTrip", "Partition", and "Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li". She also starred in the mini-series, "Earthsea". Since completing her run on "Smallville", she has appeared in such projects as "Chuck", "Ben-Hur", and the movie, "Vampire". She is the star of the new CW series, "Beauty and the Beast."

Early Life

Kristin Kreuk was born on December 30, 1982 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada to landscape architects Peter Kreuk and Deanna Che. She is of Dutch ancestry on her father's side and of Chinese descent on her mother's side. Kreuk has a younger sister named Justine. As a youth, Kreuk trained in both karate and gymnastics at the national level. She ultimately quit in high school due to scoliosis. Kreuk had intended to attend Simon Fraser University, but ended up pursuing her acting career instead when she was scouted by a casting director while still in high school.

Television Career, Part 1

Kreuk debuted on television in 2000. That year, she began playing the main role of Laurel Yeung on the Canadian teen soap opera "Edgemont," about the lives of teenage students at McKinley High School in the fictitious Vancouver suburb of Edgemont. She starred alongside Dominic Zamprogna, Sarah Lind, and P.J. Prinsloo, among others. "Edgemont" ran for five seasons on CBC Television. Meanwhile, on American television, Kreuk starred as the titular princess in the ABC TV movie "Snow White: The Fairest of Them All."

While still on "Edgemont," Kreuk began playing the main role of Lana Lang on the superhero series "Smallville." Her character was the first primary love interest of Clark Kent, played by Tom Welling. Later in the show's run, she became a tragic figure who married supervillain Lex Luthor. Kreuk starred as Lana Lang for the first seven seasons of "Smallville," and then returned in a recurring capacity for season eight to wrap up her storyline. During her time on the show in 2004, she starred in the two-part fantasy miniseries "Earthsea," based on Ursula K. Le Guin's eponymous novels.

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Television Career, Part 2

After leaving "Smallville," Kreuk portrayed Tirzah in the CBC miniseries adaptation of "Ben Hur," which aired in Canada before coming to the United States via ABC. She also had a recurring role in the third season of the action spy dramedy "Chuck," playing computer troubleshooter Hannah. Kreuk landed her next main role in 2012 on the CW science-fiction police procedural series "Beauty & the Beast," based on the eponymous CBS series from the late 80s. She starred as NYPD detective Catherine Chandler on the show, which ran for four seasons through 2016.

From 2018 to 2021, Kreuk starred on the CBC legal drama series "Burden of Truth" as a big-city corporate attorney who returns to her small hometown to represent a major pharmaceutical company. The show aired on the CW in the United States. Among her subsequent credits, Kreuk had a guest role in the second season of the Apple TV+ children's series "Ghostwriter," and a supporting role on the Amazon Prime Video action crime series "Reacher."

Film Career

Kreuk made her American feature film debut in 2004, playing unfaithful girlfriend Fiona in the sex comedy "EuroTrip." She had a bigger part in 2007, starring opposite Jimi Mistry as a traumatized Muslim girl in the period film "Partition," set during the Partition of India in 1947. Kreuk had another starring role in the 2009 crime film "Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li," playing the titular martial arts master. She appeared alongside Neal McDonough, Chris Klein, and Michael Clarke Duncan, among other actors.

In 2011, Kreuk had a supporting role in the horror thriller "Vampire," starring Kevin Zegers, Keisha Castle-Hughes, and Amanda Plummer. She also had a leading role opposite Adam Sinclair in "Irvine Welsh's Ecstasy," based on Irvine Welsh's short story "The Undefeated." Next, Kreuk starred alongside Billy Boyd, Robin Dunne, and Amanda Tapping in the 2012 science-fiction comedy "Space Milkshake," about a mutant rubber ducky terrorizing the crew of a sanitation station in space.

Other Work

Beyond acting, Kreuk has a production company called Parvati Creative that she launched with Rosena Bhura. The company specializes in projects "seen through a female lens." Its productions have included the short film "Blink" and the comedy web series "Queenie."

Kreuk has also done work for advertising and video games. In 2003, she became the spokesperson for Neutrogena's global ad campaign. Later, she lent her voice to the video games "Shuyan Saga" and "Watch Dogs: Legion." Kreuk also did performance capture for the latter game, in which she plays the role of Kaitlin Lau.


In late 2017, Kreuk and her former "Smallville" costar Allison Mack were linked to the multi-level marketing organization and notorious cult NXIVM, founded by convicted criminal Keith Raniere. However, Kreuk clarified in 2018 that she had not known the true nature of the group at the time, and left it in 2013.

Personal Life

Kreuk has said that she is a pescetarian. She lives in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Kristin Kreuk Career Earnings

  • Smallville
    $40 Thousand
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