Who is Alexandra Holden?
Alexandra Holden was born on 30 April 1977, in Northfield, Minnesota USA, and is an actress, best known for appearing in popular films such as “Drop Dead Gorgeous”, also in “The Hot Chick”, and had recurring roles in TV shows including “Friends”.
The Net Worth of Alexandra Holden
How rich is Alexandra Holden? As of late-2018, sources estimate a net worth that is over $4 million, earned largely through a successful career in acting. She’s been active in the industry since the 1990s, appearing in numerous popular television shows and films. As she continues her career, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.
Early Life and Career Beginnings
Alexandra was born into a family of Scandinavian descent, and grew up in Northfield. Very little information is known about her childhood and education, except that she pursued an acting career from a young age, and made her feature film debut in 1997’s “The Last Time I Committed Suicide”, based on a 1950 letter written by Neal Cassady, starring Thomas Jane as Cassady, also Keanu Reeves and Adrien Brody. More film opportunities would soon come her way, including “In & Out” which is a romantic comedy film starring Kevin Kline and Tom Selleck, inspired by the Tom Hanks Oscar speech for his role in “Philadelphia”. In the late 1990s, Alexandra’s popularity continued to rise with consistent roles in films such as “Drop Dead Gorgeous” starring Kirsten Dunst, and Amy Adams in her film debut, being shot in a mockumentary format following the contestants of a beauty pageant during which several contestants die in suspicious circumstances. In 2001 she was cast in “Sugar & Spice”, a comedy film which follows a group of high school cheerleaders who commit armed robbery when one of them becomes desperate for income.
One of Holden’s most notable films came in 2002’s “The Hot Chick”, which is a teen comedy following the story of a teenage girl who’s been magically swapped into the body of a 30 year old criminal. Around this time, she also starred in numerous horror films, starting with “Wishcraft” which is a slasher film following a teenager who is granted three wishes by a talisman, then the following year she starred in the French film “Dead End”, which tells the story of a family who find themselves in a never-ending road in the middle of a forest.
In 2008 she starred in “Dark Reel” alongside Tiffany Shepis, and then worked on “Lovely Molly”, which follows a newlywed couple as they return to the bride’s home only to find her being haunted by old memories. The 2000s also marked Holden’s transition to more television roles, appearing in several episodes of the sitcom “Friends” as the girlfriend of Ross, played by David Schwimmer, in one of the most critically acclaimed series of the decade, and one of the most popular television shows of all time, winning numerous awards during its entire run.
Other popular roles Alexandra had include in “Ally McBeal”, another acclaimed series starring Calista Flockhart as a lawyer working in a fictional Boston law firm. She also appeared in the series “Friday Night Lights” which follows the story of a high school football team, and is based on the 1990 non-fiction book of the same name by H. G. Bissinger. She also worked on “Franklin & Bash” which portrays longtime lawyer friends, one of whom is played by Breckin Meyer. In 2012, she was cast as one of the recurring cast members of “Rizzoli & Isles”, appearing for the next two years in the story of a police detective and medical examiner as they investigate various crimes, based on the series of novels written by Tess Gerritsen.
She also had guest roles in various popular series, such as “Bones”, “NCIS”, “The Mentalist”, “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Cold Case”, and appeared in the critically acclaimed miniseries “Uprising”. A few of her most recent projects include guest roles in “NCIS: Los Angeles”, and “CSI”. She also appeared in an episode of “Drop Dead Diva”.
Personal Life and Social Media
For her personal life, it is known that Holden was married to actor Johnny Strong – best known for his role as Randy Shughart in “Black Hawk Down” – but is also a musician, the lead vocalist of the band Operator. They married in 1997 but they have now divorced. Since then, there have been no details of Holden’s romantic endeavors, and many sources state that she is single.
Similar to numerous actresses, she is very active online through social media, having an account on Instagram, on which she posts her personal endeavors, including her travels and time spent with family. She is often seen taking photos with some of her nieces and nephews. She also spends a lot of time outdoors. According to various sources, she hasn’t taken any new acting projects since 2015, but she also manages her own YouTube channel called “Out of Luck”, which was very active in posting videos until early 2018. The last post she did on her channel was in mid-2018, and over time the gap between her uploads has become wider.