12 Things You (Probably) Didn't Know About Brie Larson
From singing and acting, to writing and producing, Brie Larson is a woman that's got it ALL going on.The Academy Award-winning actress has surprisingly been working within the entertainment industry for over 20 years now. But, is her name really even Brie Larson? We bet that one threw you for a loop! Here are 12 things you probably didn't know about the "Kong: Skull Island" star.
1. NorCal to SoCal
Brie Larson began her childhood in Sacramento, California, but relocated to Los Angeles just before her ninth birthday, in 1998.
2. Acting Ain’t All
Larson may be a talented actress, but the girl is also known for her vocal cords! She is a professional singer, a background she channeled for her role in "Scott Pilgrim vs. the World" as diva pop star Envy Adams.
3. Tour Life
She even went on tour with Jesse McCartney in 2005. Basically, she has lived all of our dreams.
4. The List Goes On
In addition to acting and singing, Larson is also skilled behind the camera. She wrote and directed two short films, “The Arm” and “Weighting.”
5. Gaming Gal
Larson has admitted that she’s a super fan of the Super Mario Bros. video game series. But really, who isn't?
6. And The Award Goes To…
Larson’s success with the film “Room” certainly didn’t go unnoticed. The actress was nominated and won an Academy Award, a Golden Globe and a Screen Actors Guild award for her role in the hit movie.
7. Stage Name
Though we may know her as Brie Larson, her birth given name is actually Brianne Sidonie Desaulniers. Doesn't exactly roll off the tongue in the same way, does it?
8. Talk French to Me
Larson’s first language is French. She has said that as she got older and began to learn more english, her french-speaking slowly started fading away.
9. Fungi Studies
One of Larson’s hobbies is mycology, which is the biology of fungi. Wait ... fungi, a love of Mario Bros. (which takes place in the Mushroom Kingdom) ... we're starting to see a pattern here!
10. Musical Hubby
11. Court TV Lover
Larson has said that she loves anything on Court TV, and finds it to be “fascinating.” She’s also a huge fan of "The OC" and "Law and Order."