Kimberly Sustad is a Canadian movie star who worked her way up from small theatres to become one of the most prolific actresses in the industry. Her versatility and unique acting skills have made her a well-known figure in Hollywood. She has acted in a diverse array of movie genres, including horror, drama, romance, and comedy. Kimberly garnered huge fame through her outstanding performance in movies like Sense, Sensibility & Snowman, Cooking with Love, and Hearts of Christmas, to mention a few. Read on, to find out interesting facts about her biography and family life.
Kimberly Sustad’s Early Life and Education
The highly esteemed actress who has endeared herself to many with memorable characters is the daughter of Graham and Sylvia Starmer. She was born Kimberly Starmer in Ottawa, Canada. Although her birth year is not known, we do know that she celebrates her birthday on 27th May every year. She grew up in Winnipeg along with her parents and sister, whose identity is not known.
While growing up, she behaved like a Tomboy and took interest in activities such as rock climbing, boxing, range shooting, horseback riding, snowboarding, and hip hop dancing. Following the completion of her high school education, she went to Trinity Western University, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Acting. While there, she participated in various theatre productions of her school, and to improve her skills, Kimberly Sustad also took part in various training workshops.
Her Career Achievements
The clever actress has recorded tremendous achievements since the inception of her career. She first began her career on stage, appearing in theatre productions such as Joe Grifasi, Angela Konrad, David McKay, One Slight Hitch, Boeing Boeing, Mail Order Bride, and White Hot. However, in 2009, she made her first screen appearance in a short film, Live Henry Live. Thereafter, she starred in the 2011 TV movie Thunderballs, playing the role of Nikki.
In 2012, Kimberly played minor roles in three TV series, including the role of Amanda Willer in Supernatural, Charlotte in Alcatraz, and Vivian Patterson in A Bride for Christmas. She garnered mainstream attention with her brilliant portrayal of Marilee White in the 2014 TV movie, The Nine Lives of Christmas. Later in the same year, she appeared in a few episodes of Witches of East End and Spooksville.
From 2015 to 2019, Kimberly Sustad scored more roles in both movies and TV shows. Some of her most popular roles include McKenna in All Things Valentine; Kelly Hadler in The Romeo Section; Isabel in The Hearts of Christmas; Juanne Yates in Travelers; and Lana Brown in Morning Show Mysteries: Death by Design. Her other acting credits include The Twilight Zone, Unspeakable, You Me Her, Chesapeake Shores, Motive, Continuum, Walking Dog, and Super Buddies, etc.
Following her outstanding performances over the years, Kimberly has received several awards and nominations. She received Leo Awards nominations for Best Supporting Performance by a Female in a Dramatic Series for Unspeakable (2019) and Best Lead Performance by a Female in a Television Movie for A Godwink Christmas (2018). More so, she also signed an exclusive contract with Hallmark Channel for her work on the channel’s podcast, Hallmarkies.
Who Are Her Family Members?
Concerning her personal life, Kimberly Sustad got hitched to her long-time beau, Scott Sustad on the 8th of August 2004. The pair are said to have met during their college days at Trinity Western University. Through their union, the couple now has two adorable daughters. Their first child Vienna Wild was born in 2015, and two years later, their second daughter, Aria Royal Sustad joined the family.
Kimberly and her husband have been enjoying a burgeoning married life for over a decade and counting. Judging from their social media posts, the lovebirds seem to be madly in love with each other. Although there were rumors that the couple was planning to divorce, nevertheless, they were mere speculations and was never confirmed.
Even though Kimberly Sustad has a busy schedule, she creates time to cater and shower her family with love. Just like Kimberly, her better half is also a Canadian national and a businessman. He serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Digital Hot Sauce Inc. In addition to that, he also co-founded other business ventures such as The Arrival Store and Adventure Teaching.