Wallis Currie-Wood, an American actress is among the countable casts in the acting industry to acquire breakthrough & success through TV debut. Turned professional in 2014, Currie-Wood made her first-ever on-screen appearance as Stephanie 'Stevie' McCord in Madam Secretary (2014- 2019) that led her to massive fame & critical acclaim.
A passionate about playing the violin, Wallis set her path to acting with stage appearance & jumped to fame in an instant with the transition to a TV career. For sure, the fame brought Currie-Wood's career journey into the limelight but also has gathered attention on her relationship with longtime boyfriend Alex Sharp.
Early Career & Education
Born on December 12, 1991, in Austin, Texas, the USA, Wallis Currie-Wood is an American by nationality and is of white ethnicity. Her mother's name is Margie Currie-Wood, while the detail on other family members is yet to be out.
She attended Dripping Springs High School in Dripping Springs, Texas, and graduated in 2010.
Passionate about playing violin (started playing at the age of 5), Currie-Wood studied violin at the University of Texas String Project, and Austin Chamber Music Academy. She even played with Starlight Symphony Orchestra for many years.
During those years at University, Wallis got fascinated with acting and moved to New York City to pursue a career in acting and attended The Juilliard School. She graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 2014; while at Julliard School, she honed her acting skills with roles in stage productions of Twelfth Night and The Cherry Orchard.
What is Wallis Currie-Wood's Age and Height?
The 5 ft. 8 inches tall actress is 28 years old as of November 2020.
Career In Acting- Breakthrough From 'Madam Secretary'
In 2014, Wallis Currie-Wood cast as Stephanie 'Stevie' McCord in the American political drama series Madam Secretary. Her character Stevie was the oldest daughter of Elizabeth McCord (portrayed by Téa Leoni) and Henry McCord (played by Tim Daly); other casts on the TV series were Kathrine Herzer & Evan Roe (character sisters), Geoffrey Arend, Željko Ivanek, and Patina Miller.
She worked in Madam Secretary in 118 episodes out of 120 episodes (6 seasons) until the series end; its last episode aired on December 8, 2019.
Moreover, Currie-Wood, in 2015, made her film debut (only movie credit so far) as ATF Interviewer #1 in The Intern starring Robert De Niro, Anne Hathaway, and Rene Russo in the main roles. Made on a budget of $34-$44 million, the film became a commercial success with a box-office collection of $194.6 million.
Her other on-screen credits include an appearance in A Season at the Juilliard School (2014, TV documentary).
Who Is Currie-Wood's Boyfriend?
Wallis Currie-Wood is in a relationship with longtime boyfriend Alex Sharp, an English actor famous for playing Christopher Boone in the Broadway production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. The duo met while studying at the Juilliard School & were the same group, Drama Division's Group 43.
They are reportedly dating since their days at Julliard School, but are low-key regarding the details of their courtship.
Wallis and Alex are yet to announce their engagement or any plans to get married anytime soon.
Currie-Wood has Instagram as well as a Twitter account but is not active on social media since late 2019. As of November 2020, the American actress has 17.6K followers on Instagram while Twitter (@walliscw) followers count 9.2K.
Currently, she lives in New York City.
How Much Is Net Worth Of Wallis Currie-Wood In 2020?
As per online sources, the Texas-born actress Wallis Currie-Wood has a net worth of $200K in November 2020. As an actress, she made a notable sum through her acting career in Madam Secretary (2014- 2019) as well as a brief appearance in The Intern (2015).
Ever since 2019, Wallis has not made any TV or film appearance until now; her fortune is likely to reach a milestone of million-dollars if she appears in acclaimed roles in the near future.