Michelle Trachtenberg is an American actress best known for appearing in movies and TV shows such as Gossip Girl, Harriet the Spy, The Adventures of Pete & Pete, and Buffy the Vampire Slayer, just to mention a few. Making her first television appearance when she was three, the outstanding actress has been active in the American film industry from 1990 to date. The Gossip Girl star has also featured in a few music videos as well and unsurprisingly has recorded many awards in her name. Learn more about her biography, husband, net worth, and other interesting facts below.
Michelle Trachtenberg: Biography
The gorgeous actress was born Michelle Christine Trachtenberg on the 11th of October 1985 in New York. She is the younger of the two daughters born to Michael Trachtenberg and his wife Lana Trachtenberg. Her father is a fiber-optics engineer while her mother works as a bank manager. Michelle is of German, Russian, and Jewish ancestry while she is of American nationality. Growing up, Michelle grew up alongside side her older sister, Irene Trachtenberg and she finished her high school education at Notre Dame High School situated in Sherman Oaks, California.
The stunning actress made her acting debut when she was three years old when she appeared in several television commercials for Wisk Detergent. After which she appeared in several other commercials for different brands before making her small screen debut in 1994. In her early days in the movie industry, the young Michelle played the role of Nona F. Meckelberg in the Nickelodeon series titled Adventures of Pete & Pete. She also played the role of Lily Montgomery in the television soap opera titled All My Children. In 1996, Michelle made her big-screen debut when she played the lead role in the movie titled Harriet the Spy. The following year, she was featured in the series titled Meego for which she got a Young Artist Award for her brilliant performance.
In the early 2000s, the fast-rising actress starred in a handful of movies such as Can’t Be Heaven, Euro trip, Ice Princess, Black Christmas, Against the Current, 17 again. She also appeared in television series such as Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Truth or Scare, Six Feet Under, and House, among others. The star actress played voiced several characters in the series titled Robot Chicken from 2006 to 2018.
Her other television credits include Gossip Girl, The Circuit, Mercy, Criminal Minds, Sister Cities, Weeds, Killing Kennedy, and many others. In addition, Michelle Trachtenberg appeared in an episode of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver in 2016. She also appeared in the Web series titled Guidance. As a voice actor, Michelle provided the voice for the character Judy in the 2018 web series titled Human Kind Of as well as Valkyrie in The Super Hero Squad Show and Blood Moon in SuperMansion.
What is Her Net Worth?
Michelle Trachtenberg has been successful since the inception of her acting career. The amazing actress has starred in dozens of movies as well as television series. She has garnered an impressive net worth in the process. Michelle Trachtenberg‘s net worth is currently estimated to be $9 million, which she has earned from her numerous blockbuster films as well as salary from TV series and other endeavors.
Is She Married?
Wondering if the amazing actress is married or not? Well, the answer isn’t farfetched. Without a doubt, Michelle Trachtenberg is a very beautiful and attractive lady. She has won the heart of her many fans with her exceptional acting skills; nevertheless, she is still single and not yet married. It is already known that the American actress has been in a few relationships, engaged at some point but has never made it down the aisle.
Interestingly, the actress is not a newbie when it comes to the love game; she has dated several prominent figures as well as co-stars. She was previously in a relationship with a Canadian actor Shawn Ashmore. The two were together from 2004 to 2006 before going their separate ways. Soon after their breakup, Michelle went on to briefly date Pete Wentz, an American musician and the bassist for the popular rock band called Fall Out Boy in 2006.
Subsequently, she had relationships with Jason Lewis, Joshua Radin, Jason Segel, Scott Sanford, Brandon Prust, and Josh Groban. In 2014, she started dating Scott Mescudi popularly known as Kid Cudi. Scott is a well-known American musician and recording artist. The two have been spotted together on different occasions; however, their relationship was short-lived and the pair eventually went their separate ways.