|Ariel Kaplan Quick Info
|5 ft 2 in
|Date of Birth
|May 4, 1994
Ariel Kaplan is an Australian actress who also happens to be vigorously trained in singing and dancing. She was born in South Africa but soon her family moved to Australia. She is a vegan who is also very health conscious. Ariel shot to fame at a very early age with her roles in the children’s series The Saddle Club and the Australian soap opera Neighbours. She has a mild social media fan base with more than 100k followers on Instagram and more than 30k followers on Twitter.
Ariel Erin Kaplan
Bug, Buzzy, Azz, Ari
Johannesburg, South Africa
Kaplan was homeschooled and received education through distance learning.
Actress, Singer, Dancer
- Father – Her father is a musician.
- Siblings – Gemma-Ashley Kaplan (Older Sister), Dena Kaplan (Older Sister) (Actress, Dancer, Model, DJ)
Ariel Kaplan is represented by Catherine Poulton Management.
5 ft 2 in or 157.5 cm
50 kg or 110 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Ariel Kaplan has dated –
- Harley Booner (2016) – Ariel Kaplan started dating her Neighbours co-star, Harley Booner in 2016. The pair shared a loving relationship but it ended the same year.
- Dean Cooper – Ariel is currently dating Dean Cooper and they often flaunt their love on the social media.
Race / Ethnicity
She often tends to dye her hair ‘dark brown’.
- Broad smile
- Narrow chin
She has done endorsement work for brands like –
- Aspect Skincare
- Boda Haircutters
- The Skin Boutique
- Scorpio Swim
- Laser Clinics Australia
- Pocket Prints App
Best Known For
Portraying the character of Lisa Atwood in the children’s series The Saddle Club and appearing as Imogen Willis on the Australian soap opera Neighbours from 2013 to 2016.
As a Singer
She has lent her voice to the soundtrack of The Saddle Club, which includes songs like Hello World, My Thoughts, and Be Free. The Saddle Club soundtrack has been released by Shock Pty Ltd.
First TV Show
In 2003, she made her TV show debut in the sketch comedy television series, Skithouse.
Ariel works out at the Fox Fit in Melbourne under the instructor Graham Fox. She is a fitness fanatic and maintains a vegan lifestyle. She does burpees, boxing, mountain climbing, and sprint training in order to stay fit.
Ariel Kaplan Facts
- She has learned multiple dance styles at the Jane Moore Academy of Ballet in Melbourne including jazz, contemporary, ballet, and tap.
- In Disney Theatrical’s production of The Lion King, Kaplan was cast as Young Nala in 2005-2006.
- Ariel has appeared in Australian theatre productions like The Sound of Music, Oedipus, Annie, and Les Miserables since she was a child.
- She is a certified fitness coach.
- She is a Pilates instructor at KX Pilates in Australia.
- Ariel is a spin instructor at Bodhi & Ride Indoor Cycle Studio in Melbourne.
- She has a pet dog named Paisley.
- She has dubbed the voice of Shengnan in the English version of the popular Chinese drama film, Shaolin (2011).
- Her grandfather was an actor and her grandmother was a professional ballerina.
Featured Image by Ariel Kaplan / Instagram