Kristen Connolly – Net Worth, Age, Wikipedia, Family, Biography

Kristen Connolly Wiki Biography

Kristen Nora Connolly is a Montclair, New Jersey-born American actress and ex- professional tennis player. She is probably now best known for her role as “Dana” in the 2012 movie “The Cabin In The Woods”. Born on 12 July 1980, Kristen has been actively entertaining us as an actress since 2003, after her retirement as a tennis player.

A noted and aspiring actress who has managed to find popularity and fame from her acting skills, how rich is Kristen Connolly as in 2015? At the present, Kristen has been living her life as a multi-millionaire counting her net worth at a decent amount of $5 million. Obviously, her career in acting which has already been a part of her life for last 12 years is the main source of her wealth.


Kristen Connolly Net Worth $5 Million

Raised in New Jersey, Kristen was previously a professional tennis player before she opted to retire from the sport and become a part of the entertainment industry. Inclined towards acting, Kristen was a drama student in Middlebury College in Vermont before she transferred to Yale School of Drama where she sharpened her skills in acting. Starting 2003, she initiated her career being an extra in many Hollywood movies, and in television shows. She has appeared in movies like “The Happening”, “Mona Lisa Smile”, “Meet Dave” and many others.

Clearly, although these contributed to her net worth, the movies did not earn her desired fame and reputation in showbiz, but she did not lose heart and finally made her breakthrough in 2012 from the movie “The Cabin In The Woods”, in which she played the role of Dana, the lead character in the movie. More recently, she appeared in the 2014 movie “Worst Friends” in which she played the role of Zoe. She also appeared in the movie “The Bay” which was released in 2012.

Apart from Hollywood movies, Kristen has been more prominent on television. She has appeared as a recurring character in television shows and series like “Guiding Light”, “As The World Turns”, “Houdini”, “The Whispers”, “Zoo” and more. All of these projects have obviously added to her net worth in a significant way. Apart from the above mentioned, Kristen also appeared in the television movie “Superego”. On a recent note, Kristen is to appear in the 2016 television film “The Wizard of Lies”.

Other of her works include guest appearances on television shows like “New Amsterdam”, “Life On Mars”, “Law & Order: Criminal Intent”, “The Good Wife” and many others. Apart from earning well, these appearances have also helped her to have a sustained career in show business. As of now, she has been appearing in television, playing the role of Lena Lawrence in the series “The Whispers”, and also in “Zoo” in which her character is Jamie Campbell.

As for her personal life, 35 year-old Kristen Connolly is married to track and field athlete Cody Riffle. She is the older sister of Will Connolly who is a noted actor as well as composer. She is, for now, enjoying her successful acting career complemented by her present net worth of $5 million.

Full Name Kristen Connolly
Net Worth $5 Million
Date Of Birth July 12, 1980
Place Of Birth Montclair, New Jersey, United States
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.71 m)
Profession Actor, Tennis player
Education Yale School of Drama
Nationality United States of America
Spouse Cody Riffle
Siblings Will Connolly
Nicknames Kristen Nora Connolly
Movies The Cabin in the Woods, A Good Marriage, The Bay, The Happening, Mona Lisa Smile, Meet Dave, Worst Friends, Revolutionary Road, Confessions of a Shopaholic, The Wizard of Lies, The Five Stages of Grief, A Mighty Nice Man, Certainty
TV Shows The Whispers, Houdini, House of Cards
1 Hair and make-up people don’t get enough credit for what they do. It’s not just making people look good. It’s really creating the character.
2 I went to Yale’s drama school for theater, so we did tons of Shakespeare; then, I got out of school and said, ‘OK, it will be Shakespeare,’ and it was like, ‘Or, it will be commercials and soaps.’
3 Everyone has dated or been with a person who is obsessed with their work, and it’s immensely frustrating.
4 A lot of auditions are not fun; they’re just a necessary evil, and, if you’re lucky, you have a few moments that are fun.
1 Attended middle school with actor Zach Braff, singer/rapper Lauryn Hill and EXTRA correspondent AJ Calloway.
2 Older sister of Will Connolly.
3 Studied drama at Middlebury College in Vermont and the Yale School of Drama.
4 Plays “iGirl” in the popular Internet series “iChannel”.


Title Year Status Character
The Wizard of Lies 2017 TV Movie post-production Stephanie Madoff
Zoo 2015-2016 TV Series Jamie Campbell
The Whispers 2015 TV Series Lena
Worst Friends 2014 Zoe
A Good Marriage 2014 Petra Anderson
Houdini 2014 TV Mini-Series Bess Houdini
F to 7th 2014 TV Series short Sandy
House of Cards 2013-2014 TV Series Christina Gallagher
A Mighty Nice Man 2014 Short Charlotte’s Mother
Ex-Girlfriends 2012/I Laura
The Bay 2012/II Stephanie
The Cabin in the Woods 2012 Dana
The Five Stages of Grief 2011 Short Allison
The Good Wife 2011 TV Series Maggie Reeves
Certainty 2011 Betsy
Superego 2010 TV Movie Josey
Mercy 2009 TV Series Carey Whitlow
Nurse Jackie 2009 TV Series Mrs. Vogal
As the World Turns 2008-2009 TV Series Josie Anderson
Life on Mars 2009 TV Series Donna
Confessions of a Shopaholic 2009 Girl in Pink
Revolutionary Road 2008 Mrs. Brace
Guiding Light 2008 TV Series Jolene
Law & Order: Criminal Intent 2008 TV Series Miranda / Teresa
Meet Dave 2008 Make Out Girl
The Happening 2008 Woman Reading on Bench
New Amsterdam 2008 TV Series Fanny
iChannel 2006 iGirl
Mona Lisa Smile 2003 Art History Student


Title Year Status Character
iChannel 2006 associate producer

Archive Footage

Title Year Status Character
Cinemassacre’s Monster Madness 2014 TV Series documentary Dana

Nominated Awards

Year Award Ceremony Nomination Movie
2015 WIN Award Women’s Image Network Awards Outstanding Actress Made for Television Movie / Mini-Series Houdini (2014)
2013 OFTA Film Award Online Film & Television Association Most Cinematic Moment The Cabin in the Woods (2012)