Cobie Smulders Biography

Updated On Feb 25, 2019 Published On Nov 12, 2015
Facts of Cobie Smulders
Date of Birth: 1982 , April-3
Birth Nation: Canada
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Name Cobie Smulders
Birth Name Jacoba Francisca Maria Smulders
Nick Name "Cobie"
Nationality Canadian
Birth Place/City British Columbia
Religion worships Jewish
Ethnicity White
Profession Actress
Working For ABC
Net Worth $18 million
Eye Color Hazel
Hair Color Brown
Face Color White
Body Measurements 34-23-33
Breast Size 34B
Waist size 23
Hip Size 33
Weight in KG 54 kg
Famous for How I Met Your Mother
Married Yes
Married to Taran Killam (m. 2012)
Children Shaelyn Cado Killam
Education University of Victoria
Movies Alright Now, The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part
TV Show Friends from College, A Series of Unfortunate Events
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Cobie Smulders, popular for portraying the role of Robin Scherbatsky on the television series How I Met Your Mother is a famous Canadian actress. She is also famous for her appearance in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Cobie Smulders Bio: Age, Early Life, Family 

Cobie Smulders was born on April 3, 1982, in the middle-class family as Jacoba Francisca Maria Smulders, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, to parents of diverse descent. She is Canadian and is of English and Dutch descent.

She has four siblings, all sisters, namely Melissa, Amy, Fiona, and Julie. 

How old is Cobie Smulders?

As of 2019, she is 36 years of age.

She is married to husband Taran Killam Since 2012, children

In January 2009, Cobie became engaged to Taran Killam. They were also involved in love affairs for more than a year before being engaged. They finally got married on the 8th of September 2012 and became each other’s loving spouse. 

The couple's wedding was arranged in Solvang, California, and they currently reside in New York City, New York. They have also welcomed their two children together.

Do they have children together?

The couple from their relationship is parents to two children, both daughters. Their first daughter Shaelyn was born in May 2009, whereas they welcomed their second kid Joelle in January 2015.

Cobie Health Issue: Suffered ovarian cancer 

Recently in 2015, Avengers: Endgame actress Cobie was diagnosed with ovarian cancer; she was 25 years of age then. The diagnosis happened when she was reportedly shooting the season three of the reality TV series How I Met Your Mother. 

Well, the actress had to go through a surgery where her two tumors were removed from her ovaries. The cancer had also reportedly spread to two of her lymph nodes, as a consequent, she has to go through multiple surgeries.

Career Details: Movies and TV shows

Cobie Smulders childhood dream was to be an actress and marine biologist but she began her career as a fashion model.

She began modeling since she was in her mid-teens. But after years of modeling, she began hating her profession and also thought that it was killing her interest in acting.

She quit this profession and finally began her acting career in 2002. Her debut acting role was in the television series, Jeremiah.

How Much is Her Net Worth and Salary?

For her role On How I Met Your Mother, she earned the salary of $225,000 per episode and her net worth is rumored to be around $18 million.

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Born in Vancouver, British Columbia

April 3 , 1982

Cobie Smulders was from the middle class family born as Jacoba Francisca Maria Smulders in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada to parents of diverse descent. She is Canadian and is of English and Dutch descent. She is five feet and eight inch tall. 

Began her modeling career


Though her childhood dream was to be an actress and marine biologist, she began her career as a fashion model. She began modeling since she was in her mid teens. But after years of modeling, she began hating her profession. 

Began her acting career


After quitting the modeling profession, she worked head to finally earn her first acting role. Finally in 2002, she got a chance to appear in the television series, Jeremiah and that was the beginning of her acting career. 

Began dating Taran Killam


In the mid 2000s, she began dating Taran Killam. Taran Killam is the famous American actor and he is also known to be a voice actor and comedian. After dating each other for few years they got engaged in January 2009. 

Married to Taran Killam

September 8 , 2012

On 8th of September 2012, Taran Killam and Cobie Smulders finally fulfilled their promises they took in January 2009. They got married after being engaged for about three years. They are still together and have already been the parents of two children. 

First child, Shaelyn Cado Killam

May 14 , 2009

She became mother for the first time in her life in 2009. She and her husband Taran Killam welcomed their first child together that year on 14th of May and that time they were only engaged. They time, she gave birth to a daughter and they named her Shaelyn Cado Killam. 

Welcomed her second child


She also became mother for the second time in her life and that was with the start of 2015. This time she and her husband, Taran Killam welcomed their first child together as a married couple, their first child Shaelyn Cado Killam long before they got married. 

Won Best EWwy Award


EWwy Award is one of the prestigious awards in the acting world and everyone really fells honored if they win this award for the first time. She has also been honored with this award once and that was in 2013 for Supporting Actress – Comedy.

Was named most desirable famous women of the year


In 2013, she was honored by the Askmen magazine. They honored her by listing her in their lists of Top 99 Most Desirable Women of the year. In this list she was also ranked in the highest position. 

Honored by Maxim list


Besides being nominated in lots of prestigious awards and being honored with them, she has also been listed in several hot listings. In 2011, she was listed in the Maxim list. They listed her in their lists of Hot 100 Women of the year.