Brit Marling Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Brit Marling Quick Info
Height 5 ft 8 in
Weight 57 kg
Date of Birth August 7, 1982
Zodiac Sign Leo
Eye Color Blue

Brit Marling is an American actress, producer, and screenwriter who is best known for being having penned down and co-created the Netflix series of The OA which was released in 2016. Besides that, she is notably known for her appearance in the various films including Sound of My Voice (2011), Another Earth (2011), and The East (2013). She has a huge fan base with more than 200k followers on Twitter, more than 500k followers on Instagram, and more than 100k followers on Facebook.

Born Name

Brit Heyworth Marling

Nick Name

Brit

Brit Marling as seen in a picture taken at the Toronto International Film Festival in September 2014
Brit Marling as seen in a picture taken at the Toronto International Film Festival in September 2014 (Gordon Correll / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Sun Sign

Leo

Born Place

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Residence

Los Angeles, California, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Marling studied at Dr. Phillips High School in 2000. Later, in 2005, she attained a degree in economics and studio art from Georgetown University.

Occupation

Actress, Screenwriter, Producer

Family

  • Father – John Marling (Real Estate Dealer)
  • Mother – Heidi Marling (Real Estate Dealer)
  • Siblings – Morgan Wieland Marling (Sister)
  • Others – Dale Edwin Johnson (Maternal Grandfather), Blanche Holie (Maternal Grandmother)

Manager

Marling is represented by Creative Artists Agency, Anonymous Content, and Sloane Offer.

She was previously managed by Hylda Queally.

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 8 in or 173 cm

Weight

57 kg or 125.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Marling has dated –

  1. Zal Batmanglij – Rumor
  2. Mike Cahill (2004-2012)
Brit Marling as seen in a picture with writer, producer, and web series creator Issa Rae in September 2017
Brit Marling as seen in a picture with writer, producer, and web series creator Issa Rae in September 2017 (Brit Marling / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

White

She is of Norwegian, German, and English descent.

Hair Color

Blonde (Natural)

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Brit Marling as seen in a picture taken at the red carpet for Fantastic Fest in September 2015
Brit Marling as seen in a picture taken at the red carpet for Fantastic Fest in September 2015 (Anna Hanks / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Distinctive Features

  • Beautiful eyes
  • Tall physique
  • Square face shape
Brit Marling as seen in a picture taken in November 2018
Brit Marling as seen in a picture taken in November 2018 (Brit Marling / Instagram)

Brit Marling Facts

  1. She was raised in Winnetka, Illinois alongside her sister Morgan.
  2. Brit excelled in her studies and was her university batches’ valedictorian.
  3. Her sister Morgan started dating writer and director Francesca Gregorini in 2014.
  4. During her junior year of college, she interned as an investment analyst at Goldman Sachs. Despite having earned herself a place in the company, she refused to take up a permanent place in the company as she could not settle in for a job like that.
  5. While studying in Georgetown, she came in contact with now directors Mike Cahill and Zal Batmanglij.
  6. In the past, she moved to Cuba with Mike to shoot a documentary titled Boxers and Ballerinas. Co-directing the film earned her recognition in 2004.
  7. Marling shifted to Los Angeles in 2005, where she began giving auditions. One of the auditions that she was selected for was for a horror film but she refused it.
  8. She was at first discovered by talent agent Hylda Queally.
  9. In 2007, she joined the “freegans” movement and lived in a tent whilst retrieving food from dumpsters.
  10. She and director Zal Batmanglij co-created the show, The OA.
  11. Marling got her first name Brit from her Norwegian great grandmother.
  12. Brit and actress Abbie Cornish share the same date of birth.
  13. She is close friends with her university friends Mike Cahill and Zal Batmanglij.
  14. Brit is an avid reader.
  15. Marling has been featured on the cover of various magazines such as Grazia, NME, Back Stage, Splash, and asos.
  16. In an essay called The Atlantic, Brit penned down details about her shameful experience with film producer Harvey Weinstein. In that, she had mentioned that she was asked to visit Harvey in his hotel room and was asked to shower with him. However, not letting him get the better of herself, she left the room but was shaken up.

Featured Image By Gage Skidmore / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0

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