The famous American actress and director gained famed during her portrayal of Donna Pinciotti, one of the lead characters of the popular American sitcom, That ‘70s Show. The show lasted from 1998 until 2006. Her movie debut came in 2001.
Early Life and Biography
Laura Prepon was born in Watchung, New Jersey, on March 7, 1980, to parents Michael and Marjorie Prepon. Her father worked as an orthopedic surgeon, while her mother was a schoolteacher. Her father sadly passed away in 1993, after he suffered a heart attack. She is of Russian Jewish and Irish descent. Laura attended Watchung Hills High School, after which she went to New York to study Theatre.
The actress was in a long relationship with Scott Michael Foster. They split in 2013. Since 2017, she has been the fiancé of the actor Ben Foster, with whom she expected a daughter. The baby girl arrived in August of 2017, and the pair named her Ella. They got married afterward and now live in New York.
Her acting days started in New York while she was doing plays. She started studying drama in 1996 and scored a role the following year in a TV show called They Go On. Then came the long stint on That ‘70s Show. Her Hollywood debut came with the movie Southlander (2001). She also appeared in a popular teen movie called Slackers. In 2016, she starred in The Girl on the Train. Since 2013, she has been involved with the TV series Orange Is the New Black. She plays one of the main roles, and she also directed a couple of episodes.
The actress also hosted a number of different award shows and ceremonies.
In 2002, she was ranked among the 102 sexiest women in the world, while Maxim Magazine ranked her among the hottest 100 women.
Awards and Nominations
When it comes to awards, Prepon won two Satellite Awards and two Screen Actors Guild Awards, all for the series Orange is the New Black. She also received three nominations for That ‘70s Show.
Net Worth and Earnings
The current estimated net worth of Laura Prepon is around $14 million. This is sure to increase in the coming years. The most expensive thing she owns is a $2 million home.