Every fall, new shows premiere across different networks hoping to seize a share of an ever-growing television audience. There’s no place this increase in the number of shows is more evident than in the Marvel Universe, which has grown so magnanimous on the big screen that is has taken to the small screen to tell some of its less popular but equally spectacular stories. This has created an opportunity for up-and-coming actresses such as Ariela Barer to make their name in the industry. Ariela is currently impressing critics and audiences on Marvel’s Runaways. Learn more about the actress below.
Ariela Barer Bio, Age, Ethnicity, and Life History
Ariela Barer was born on the 14th of October, 1997 in Los Angeles, California, as the second daughter to her parents. For her ethnicity, Ariela is Hispanic, being of Mexican descent. As the child of Jewish and Mexican parents, the young actress represents a generation of diversity that has been clamored for in Hollywood.
There is currently no available information on the education history of the Mexican-American actress, but seeing as her sister, Libe Barer, who is also an actress attended Los Angeles County High School for the Arts, there is a strong chance that Ariela followed in her footsteps.
A combination of her city of residence and her innate talent exposed Ariela Barer to a talent manager as early as the age of 9. At that very age, when most of her peers were buried in books and assignments, Ariela began to appear in television and film roles. For the actress, it was a necessary step in a journey that begun when she joined a local children’s theatre group with her sister at the age of three.
Her first professional credit was a voice role in the 2007 animation, Yo Gabba Gabba! After breaking ground on her professional career as Super Martian Robot Girl in the show, she got her next credit on the show, ER in 2008, starring in an episode as Jasmine Escalante. She continued to get guest-starring roles in several shows until she got her first recurring role in 2011 on the show Keenan’s Crush as Samantha, appearing in 4 episodes. In 2012, she also starred in two episodes of the hit show, New Girl, playing the character Young Cece.
A career-defining moment for Ariela Barer was when she got cast as Gertrude ‘Gert’ Yorkes on the Marvel series, Marvel’s Runaways as a main cast member. In 2017, she appeared in a recurring role as Bailey Bennett on Atypical. Other notable shows she has credits in include Modern Family, Live and Maddie, One Day at a Time, Weeds, and a few more.
Whilst Ariela Barer has made a splash on television, she is yet to replicate the accomplishment on the big screen. Ever since she made her film debut in 2009 for the film, An American Girl: Chrissa Stands Strong, she has only managed to star in a few films. But with time, her luck may change on that front.
Ariela Barer, so far, is known to have only one sister, Libe Barer. Her sister, who is older than her can be credited as part of her inspiration for pursuing a career in the acting industry. Libe is a graduate of the famous Los Angeles County High School for the Arts, commonly referred to as ‘Fame High’. She has credits in shows like Parenthood, Sneaky Pete, and DuckTales.
Is Ariela Barer Gay?
With her growing fame, there has been an expected amount of curiosity about the Mexican-American actress’ personal life. Many want to know if she is gay, straight or bisexual, as well as who she is dating.
For the curious fans, Ariela Barer came out as gay on Twitter in November 2016, although she has also alluded to being bisexual several times in the past. Nevertheless, she is not currently known to be in a relationship, as she tends to keep that part of her life private.
Height and Weight
There is no denying that Ariela Barer is in incredibly great shape. She stands at a height of 5 feet 4 inches and has a bodyweight of 54 kg. She complements her enviable body with physical features like black hair and dark brown eyes.