Who is Erica Cerra?
Erica was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada on 31 October 1979, under the zodiac sign of Scorpio, and is of Italian descent, and holds Canadian nationality. She is mostly known for her acting career.
Early life and education
Erica’s passion towards acting first appeared when she was just eight years old. It took two years for her to get her first role in “KidZone” – a Canadian show which lasted from 1989 to 2001, and she also appeared in numerous commercials while she was still a kid. There is no information whatsoever about her education, including whether or not she attended college.
Erica continued filming for the “KidZone” show for two years, and then left the film industry for eight years, saying how she wanted to spend her teenage years like a real teenager, and to focus on acting when she was a bit older. She took acting classes from Lary Moss, Gina Chiarelly and Matthew Harrison, and started acting again playing in the second episode of “Special Unit 2” in 2001. She didn’t secure a main role in any TV series, but appeared in so many of them for an episode or two, including “Dead Like Me” in 2003, “Smallville” in 2005, “Battlestar Galactica” in 2006, “Warehouse 13” in 2009, “Supernatural” in 2011, “The 100” in 2015 (in a total 18 episodes), and “Lucifer” in 2017.
Erica also had roles in movies, including her debut “Adam and Evil” in 2014, then “Blade Trinity” in the same year, “Man About Town” in 2006, “Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief” in 2010, “The Stranger” in 2010 as well, “Rise of the Damned” in 2011, “Shark Killer” in 2015 and “Power Rangers” in 2017.
Out of all the TV series, movies and web series she’s appeared in, she is best known for her roles in the “Eureka: Hide and Seek” web series, as Jo Lupo in only four episodes, but it seems that it was enough for her to leave a mark and to be noticed, and in “The 100” TV series, a comedy-mystery series about the investigation of a series of creature attacks in the made-up town of Eureka in Oregon. There are only eight episodes, but it has an 8/10 rating on IMDb according to 805 votes.
Erica actually played two roles in “The 100” series – as A.L.I.E, a sentient artificial intelligence whose main goal was to make life better and easier for mankind, but who believes that the solution is to reduce the number of people living on the planet ,so she launches a nuclear strike in order to wipe out the majority of Earth’s humans. Erica also played the role of Becca, A.L.I.E.’s creator. The series count 84 episodes and has a 7.8/10 rating on IMDb. The story is set 97 years after A.L.I.E. started a nuclear war and destroyed entirely civilization, and follows 100 juvenile delinquents who descend to Earth from a spaceship of human survivors to repopulate the planet.
Erica is married to Raffaele Flore. The two of them exchanged their vows in November, 2010, and on 12 May 2012, Erica welcomed her daughter named Talia Serafina Fiore. It didn’t take her long after giving birth to get back into shape and start acting again. She exercises almost every day, and claims that you cannot lead a healthy life without some exercise from time to time.
Other than this, there is not much information about her personal life. She doesn’t have any siblings and doesn’t talk about her parents in public.
Appearance and net worth
Erica is currently 39 years old. She has long black hair and hazel eyes, and is around 5ft 6ins (1.67m) tall and weighs about 119lbs (54kg). Her vital statistics are 32-25-35, and she wears shoes size seven.
According to authoritative sources, her net worth is estimated to be around $1 million. The movie with the biggest earnings in which she appeared was “Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief” – it collected about $227 million worldwide.
Erica is also quite active on social networks. There are about 250 posts on her Instagram account and she is followed be nearly 28,000 people. She also opened a Twitter account in June 2010, and since then has tweeted about 10,500 times to nearly 30,000 followers. She appeared in Michael Buble’s video of the song “Save the Last Dance for Me” in 2006.
Erica says how she loves science fiction and fantasy movies, and to watch shows such as “Quantum Leap” and “Xena: Warrior Princess”. “Vancouver Lifestyles Magazine” put Erica amongst five of the hottest upcoming actresses in 2005. She has acted alongside some famous actors and actresses, including Ben Affleck, Wesley Snipes and Naomi Scott. She loves to paint and cook, and is apparently really good at both of these hobbies.