Alexandra Daddario is a popular Hollywood actress who is best known for her role as Annabeth Chase in the ‘Percy Jackson’ film series. Having been deemed as a beautiful actress, this blue-eyed girl with a charming smile was ranked 80th on Maxim’s ‘Hot 100’ list in the year 2014. Some of her best performances can be seen in roles like Blake Gaines in ‘San Andreas’ and Summer Quinn in ‘Baywatch’. Before acting in mainstream Hollywood movies, she worked as a television actress and established a successful television career with ‘All My Children’. She shot to fame with the 2010 film ‘Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief’.
Alexandra Daddario’s Early Life
Alexandra Daddario was born on March 16, 1986, in New York City in the United States. She comes from a well do family with her father’s name is Richard Daddario a prosecutor and former head of the New York City Police Department counter-terrorism unit & mother’s name is Christina, a lawyer. She is the eldest of three children in her family. Her brother Matthew Daddario is also an actor, while her sister Catharine is a social media star.
She was enrolled in the ‘Brearley School’ as a part of her primary education and later she got herself enrolled in ‘Professional Children’s School’ to pursue a career in acting. After completing her high school education she attended ‘Marymount Manhattan College’. Having a keen interest in acting from a very young age, Alexandra studied the Meisner acting technique for several years.
Alexandra Daddario’s Acting Career
Alexandra Daddario ventured into an acting career at the young age of 16 by playing the role of Laurie Lewis in the soap opera ‘All My Children.’ The series helped in launching her acting career in the show biz industry.
Alexandra Daddario’s Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief
After working in a series of TV shows and independent films, Daddario rose to fame when she was cast to play the role of Annabeth Chase in the 2010 fantasy adventure film ‘Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief. With a box-office gross of $226.4 million, the film was a successful venture with critics praising the performance of Alexandra Daddario. She also reprised her role as Annabeth Chase in ‘Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters’ in 2013.
She was also a part of the 2011 romantic comedy film ‘Hall Pass’ and also worked in the television series ‘Parenthood.’’
Alexandra Daddario’s True Detective & San Andreas
In the year 2014, Daddario gained immense popularity with her role as Lisa Tragnetti in the first season of the HBO series ‘True Detective’. She then went to work alongside Dwayne Johnson had a lead role in the disaster film ‘San Andreas,’ Dwayne Johnson. The film was a box-office success with a worldwide share of $474 million.
Alexandra Daddario’s Baywatch
Her net big venture came in the year 2017 when she was cast to play the female lead in the film version of ‘Baywatch’ starring Dwayne Johnson & Zac Efron. Upon its release, the film received negative reviews from critics and was a moderate success at the box office.
She played the role of Summer Quinn, who was portrayed by Nicole Eggert in the original series.
In the following years, she acted in multiple films and was also a part of many music videos such as ‘Radioactive,’ ‘Love Is on Its Way,’ ‘Wait,’ and ‘Judy French.’
Alexandra Daddario’s Relationships
Alexandra dated her ‘Percy Jackson’ co-star Logan Lerman but the couple broke up in 2015.
She was then rumored to be in a relationship with her ‘Baywatch’ co-star Zac Efron. Daddario denied the rumors, saying that she is just a friend of Efron.
Alexandra Daddario’s Net Worth
Alexandra Daddario’s Net Worth is estimated to be around $10 million.