Lucy Hale is a beautiful and talented American actress, best known for her roles in Pretty Little Liars and Life Sentence. The actress began her career as a musician at a young age, but slowly and surely her acting career developed, and much of her fan base comes from her growing fame in television and film.
Over the years, Lucy’s growing work and talent have proven that she has what it takes to make it in the entertainment industry. So we should definitely expect to see her on our screens for many years to come.
Lucy Hale Biography
Karen Lucille Hale was born on June 14, 1989, in Memphis, Tennessee, the daughter of Julie Knight, a registered nurse, and Preston Hale. She was named after her great-grandmother. Lucy has an older sister named Maggie and two stepbrothers and stepsisters, Wes and Kirby Hale. Kirby was born on August 28, 1995, and is a cancer survivor.
She attended Cordova Optional School in Memphis and was home-schooled after moving to Los Angeles, California to pursue her dream in music. While she was homeschooled, Hale took acting and singing lessons to refresh her skills. At the age of 14, on July 30, 2003, Lucy participated in a singing competition show called American Junior, a FOX reality spinoff show by American Idols. She became one of the five finalists of the show and finished fourth.
Lucy Hale Acting Career
Since Lucy was going through a dull music career, she decided to test the waters in acting. She landed small roles in Drake and Josh, Neds Declassified, School Survival Guide, The O.C., Private Practice, Ruby & The Rockits, Wizards of Waverly Places, and How I Met Your Mother.
In 2007 she was cast in NBC’s short-lived reinterpretation of Bionic Woman as Becca Sommers, the younger sister of Jamie Sommers. In 2008 she was cast as Rose Baker in CW’s comedy-drama Privileged. The show was an adaptation of the book How To Teach Filthy Rich Girls, written by Zoey Dean. Unfortunately, the show was canceled after one season due to low ratings.
In October 2009 Lucy was cast as Aria Montogomery in the teen mystery TV series Pretty Little Liars by ABC. The series lasted seven seasons from 2010 to 2017 before it was canceled.
She also starred in the CW drama “Life Sentence” about Stella Abbott, a terminally ill woman who suddenly learns that she is completely healthy and free of cancer. Unfortunately, The CW canceled the show on June 15, 2018, after only one season due to low ratings.
Lucy Hale’s film debut in 2008 was the romantic drama The Sisterhood of The Travelling Pants 2, in which she played Effie Kaligaris, the younger sister of Lena Kaligaris, played by Alexis Bledel. She later starred in Sorority Wars and Fear Island before she was cast as the lead in A Cinderella Story: Once Upon A Song.
She also played the leading role of Olivia Baron in the movie Truth or Dare, a successful horror movie that also starred Tyler Posey and Violet Beane. Lucy Hale was also cast in the comedy for the elderly Dude, which was released on Netflix on April 20, 2018.
Music is undeniably her first love, although she has had so much success in acting. On June 12, 2012, she announced her record deal with Hollywood Records, and on June 3, 2014, she released her first studio album Road Between.
Boyfriend & Dating History
Lucy has built up a significant dating history over the years. She is known to have dated David Henrie, Alex Marshall, Chris Zylka, Graham Rogers, Joel Crouse, and Adam Pitts. She also dated Anthony Kalabretta, a musician, for two years.
Recently she was involved with Riley Smith, her co-star in the series Life Sentence, but their relationship seemed to be short-lived, as Lucy is now with American actor Ryan Rottman, with whom she has been photographed several times.
Lucy Hale’s Weight Loss Journey
In August 2012 Lucy announced to the public that she had previously suffered from an eating disorder. Now, however, she eats healthy, exercises regularly, and has a personal trainer named Tandy Gutierrez to help her with her Pilates training.
With such a busy schedule, Lucy does not have a strict schedule for the exercises but likes to run more. She stopped drinking in 2017 to stay fit and does not eat much junk or processed foods except on cheating days. She also avoids dairy products completely as they make her feel constipated.
Height, Weight & Body Measurements
Lucy Hale is 5 feet and 2 inches tall. Accordingly, she weighs 54 kg. She has a slender build and her body measurements are 34-24-33 inches for chest, waist, and hips.
Lucy Hale has built quite an impressive career for herself. Her total net worth is currently estimated at approximately $3 million. Most of her wealth comes from her acting career, but a fraction of her net worth is the result of her work as an ambassador for the beauty brand Mark Girl.