Larisa Oleynik – Height, Weight, Age, Movies & Family – Biography

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Larisa Oleynik is an American actress, born on 7th June 1981, in Santa Clara, California, United States. She is a beautiful American actress who also works as a voice artist. Larisa was born to Roman Oleynik, an anesthesiologist, and Lorraine Allen, a former nurse. She has an elder brother.

Larisa has wanted to be an actress since childhood. She started acting on stage at the age of 8. Her spectacular stage presence and interest in modeling and acting helped her become a teen idol in the 1990s. He acting career started early when she grabbed the role in Nickelodeon’s sci-fi drama series ‘The Secret World of Alex Mack.’ It didn’t take much time for Larisa to become a famous personality and a heartthrob of teens.

Despite a successful acting career in her childhood, Larisa decided to complete her education before entering into the industry full-fleshed. She worked in several films and televisions shows and gained recognition across the world. Larisa shares Ukrainian American ancestry.

Childhood Accomplishments

  • Larisa’s acting career started at the age of 8. She appeared in ‘Les Miserables’ production in 1989 and played the part of young Cosette. It was her biggest breakthrough.
  • At the age of 12, the onscreen career of Larisa took a kick start when she acted in ‘Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman.’ Although she appeared for a small role in an episode, her journey started. The show was aired on television in 1993. In the following year, she lent her voice to an animated film, ‘The Swan Princess’ for the character of young Odette.

Larisa Oleynik Body Measurements

Height5 Feet 7 Inches (1.70 m)
Weight55 kg (121 lbs)
Breast Size34 inches (86 cm)
Bra Size34 B
Cup SizeB
Body Measurements34-25-34 in or 87-63-86 cm
Chest Size34 in / 86 cm
Waist Size25 in / 63 cm
Hips Size34 in / 86 cm
Shoe Size7 (US)
Dress Size6 (US)
Eyes ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorDyed Blonde
Natural Breasts or ImplantsNatural

Awards and Achievements

  • Nominated for Best Performance in a TV Drama or Comedy Series as Leading Young Actress in The Secret World of Alex Mack.
  • Nominated Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Comedy Series – Supporting Young Actress in 3rd Rock from the Sun.
  • Nominated for Best Performance by a Young Actress in a Voiceover – TV or Movie The Swan Princess.
  • Nominated for YoungStar for Best Performance by a Young Actress in a Comedy Film 10 Things I Hate About You and The Secret World of Alex Mack.

Best Known for

  • Portraying the role of Alex Mack in Nickelodeon’s sci-fi drama series ‘The Secret World of Alex Mack.’
  • Role of Bianca in the teen romantic comedy flick ‘10 Things I Hate About You.’
  • Appreciated for the role in NBC’s ‘3rd Rock from the Sun.’
  • Larisa Oleynik appeared in several television shows and films; however, her role as Bianca in ’10 things I hate about you’ grossed over $53 million at the box office. It was the biggest hit of the time. Also, her Nickelodeon show, ‘The Secret World of Alex’ became one of the most-watched dramas from 1994 to 1998, making her a teen idol.
  • She lent her voice to many animated films like ‘Winx Club’ in 2012. Also, she appeared in films, series, and TV shows like ‘Atlas Shrugged: Part II,’ ‘I Loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti,’ ‘Baghdaddy’ and ‘Half-Life.’

Larisa Oleynik Pre-relationships

  • Larisa has always been very secretive about her relationships. It seems she is not dating anyone at present and living a single life.

Larisa Oleynik Personal Info

Full NameLarisa Romanovna Oleynik
NicknameRissy
OccupationActress
ReligionChristianity
Date of Birth7 June 1981 (age 40 years)
BirthplaceSanta Clara, California, United States
Zodiac SignGemini
Father NameRoman Oleynik
Mother NameLorraine née Allen
Sibling NamesBianca
Marital StatusUnmarried

Interesting Facts about Larisa Oleynik

  • A throwback picture of Larisa, during her childhood days, portraying the role of Alex.
  • Larisa on the cover of ‘The Secret World of Alex Mack.’
  • Larisa’s life story was published in a magazine.
  • Larisa was spotted having a gala time with the kids.
  • Larisa with her pet cat, Trigger, in her childhood days.
  • Larisa, promoting her film, Baghdaddy.
  • Larisa’s role models are Kellie Martin, Claire Danes, and Winona Ryder.

Larisa Oleynik Most Favorite Things

HobbiesNot Known
Favorite FoodChips
Favorite ColorRed, Green
Favorite MoviesWithout a Trace
Role ModelsHer mother, Kellie Martin, Claire Danes, Winona Ryder

Controversies of Larisa Oleynik

  • Larisa’s name came into the limelight when one of his fans changed his name from Joshua Hathaway to Joshua Oleynik and started sending flowers and letters to Larisa. The matter gets worse when he starts calling Larisa’s mother to win over her daughter. The family got so upset that they had to head to the court to get a restraining order.

Larisa Oleynik Social Media Profiles

Larisa Oleynik Movies List

  • 1994 – The Swan Princess
  • 1995 – The Baby-Sitters Club
  • 1998 – The Swan Princess: Sing Along
  • 1999 – 10 Things I Hate About You
  • 2000 – 100 Girls
  • 2001 – An American Rhapsody
  • 2002 – A Time for Dancing
  • 2002 – Speciale Casting
  • 2003 – Bringing Rain
  • 2006 – Pope Dreams
  • 2007 – Relative Obscurity
  • 2008 – Broken Windows
  • 2009 – Together Again for the First Time
  • 2009 – I Have It
  • 2012 – Born Yesterday
  • 2012 – Atlas Shrugged: Part II
  • 2012 – Winx Club: The Secret of the Lost Kingdom
  • 2013 – Winx Club 3D: Magical Adventure
  • 2013 – OJ: The Musical
  • 2013 – Remember Sunday
  • 2014 – BFFs
  • 2013 – The Mamet Women
  • 2014 – Jessabelle
  • 2014 – Horrible Parents
  • 2017 – Wandering Off
  • 2018 – Accommodations
  • 2019 – Animal Among Us
  • 2019 – Auggie
  • 2021 – We Broke Up

Larisa Oleynik TV Shows

  • 1993 – Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, River of Rage: The Taking of Maggie Keene
  • 1994,98 – The Secret World of Alex Mack
  • 1995 – All That
  • 1996 – The Adventures of Pete & Pete
  • 1996,98 – Boy Meets World
  • 1997 – The Mystery Files of Shelby Woo
  • 1998,2000 – 3rd Rock from the Sun
  • 2005 – Malcolm in the Middle
  • 2006 – Katie Sullivan, Pepper Dennis
  • 2008 – Aliens in America
  • 2009 – Without a Trace, Psych
  • 2010 – Backyard Wedding
  • 2010,15 – Mad Men
  • 2011,12 – Winx Club: Enchantix
  • 2011,14 – Hawaii Five-0
  • 2012 – Mike & Molly, Fairly Legal
  • 2012,13 – Winx Club: Beyond Believix
  • 2012,14 – Pretty Little Liars, Winx Club
  • 2013 – Remember Sunday, Ghost Ghirls, American Dad!
  • 2014 – Robot Chicken, Stolen from the Womb, Extant, The Michaels
  • 2015 – Wish Upon a Christmas
  • 2016 – Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
  • 2018,19 – Half Life
  • 2019 – Janice Gunter, Ghost Hunter
  • 2019,20 – Trinkets
  • 2020 – The Healing Powers of Dude
What is Larisa Oleynik’s Net Worth?

The estimated net worth of Larisa is $4 million.

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What are her Sources of Income?

Larisa is an amazing actress who is still active in the industry. She has a couple of projects in hand. Also, she gives voice to animated movies. Working as an actress and voice artist is her major source of income.

How Much is Larisa Oleynik Educated?

Larisa was always focused on her studies. She wanted to complete her education before starting her full-fleshed career as an actress. Therefore, after working for some time as an actress, she took a break to complete her studies.
Larisa went to Pinewood School in Los Angeles. She graduated in 1999. Later, she enrolled in Sarah Lawrence College, New York, to study liberal arts degree.

Does Larisa Oleynik Smoke?

No, Larisa does not smoke; in fact, she was a youth ambassador for the National Centre for Tobacco-Free Kids.

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