|Laura Slade Wiggins Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 2 in|
|Date of Birth||August 8, 1988|
Laura Slade Wiggins is an American actress, singer, and musician who is well distinguished for having been cast in the film Rings (2017) and Starving in Suburbia (2014). She is also noted for the important portrayal of her character Karen Jackson in the comedy-drama TV show Shameless from 2011 to 2013. Apart from being a fabulous actress, she is also an astounding singer who is known for lending her voice in the EP Laura Slade Wiggins is Clementine (2012).
Laura Slade Wiggins
Athens, Georgia, United States
Laura graduated from the Oconee County High School. Later, she studied at Pasadena City College, Pasadena, California, United States.
Actress, Singer, Musician
- Father – Mark Wiggins (Attorney)
- Mother – Kathy Wiggins
- Siblings – Motie Wiggins (Older Brother)
Laura is represented by Zero Gravity Management.
In 2012, her EP was released under the label Garage Rock Steady Records.
5 ft 2 in or 157.5 cm
49 kg or 108 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Laura has dated –
- Kyle Weishaar (2008-Present) – Laura met actor and stuntman Kyle Weishaar at Taylor Swift’s Sony TX7 commercial set in 2008. It was love at first sight for the duo. After which the couple spent 10 years of their lives dating one another before finally tying the knots on June 23, 2018.
- James Preston (2011-2015) – Actor James Preston and Laura were speculated to have been dating one another since 2011. However, the two never came forth to shed light upon the rumors. While, in 2015, they seemed to have parted ways.
Race / Ethnicity
Dark Brown (Natural)
In 2008 Laura appeared in a commercial for Sony TX7 with the lead star being Taylor Swift.
She also lent her voice to a “don’t do drugs” PSA when she was 15 years old.
Best Known For
- Having been cast in several films such as Rings (2017) and Starving in Suburbia (2014)
- Starring as Karen Jackson in Shameless from 2011-2013
As a Singer
On April 24, 2012, Laura released an EP titled Laura Slade Wiggins is Clementine. It consisted of 4 songs Getting Away With Murder, Stepping Out, Where Have All the Cowboys Gone?, and For All I Care.
In 2011, her song For All I Care was featured in the film Hit List (2011) starring Shirly Brener and Joey Lawrence.
Laura made her theatrical film debut appearance in the film Dance of the Dead in 2008.
First TV Show
She made her first TV show appearance as Belinda Shea in the crime-drama show Eleventh Hour in 2008.
In high school, she would train 15-20 hours per week as a dancer, which is one of the reasons why Laura has a perfectly toned and conditioned physique.
As for her diet, she makes sure to consume the necessarily needed protein to help her maintain her energy levels.
Laura Slade Wiggins Favorite Things
- Way To Communicate – Person-to-Person
- Song From Her Ep Laura Slade Wiggins is Clementine – Stepping Out
- Disney Princess – Ariel, Belle
- Author – Brené Brown
- Cartoons – Hayao Miyazaki Cartoons
- Band in 2017 – The Avett Brothers
- Actor – Charlize Theron
Laura Slade Wiggins Facts
- She moved to Los Angeles just 3 months after completing her high-school in Georgia.
- Laura’s father Mark Wiggins is a well-known attorney in Athens.
- Growing up, she was very fond of dancing and would often refer to herself as a ballet dancer.
- Laura is extremely considerate towards helping girls who are determined to tackle anorexia and bulimia.
- As a singer, she looked up to her mother for her incredible vocal ability and learned the guitar from her father.
- Laura was 17, years old when she wrote her first song Stepping Out which was released in the EP Laura Slade Wiggins is Clementine in 2012.
- In 2012, she was diagnosed with a fatally rare disease called botulism. Being unable to eat hard food, she risked being starved to death.
- Laura admires American-South African actress Charlize Theron for her choices of work.
- She enjoys listening to country music especially the golden numbers from legendary singer-songwriter Dolly Parton.
- Laura is very fond of animals and has several pet dogs of her own named Henri, Lebowski, Louise, Pistol, and a pet cat named Luna.
Featured Image by Laura Slade Wiggins / Instagram