How Old Is Natalie Knepp? – All You Need To Know About The A Joyous Christmas Actress

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Natalie Knepp – born April 14, 1983, is a 41-year-old American actress. She might be an emerging name in the movie industry as she is not a household name yet but she has built an impressive resume for herself. The American movie star is known for her roles in different branches of the entertainment industry, including stage, film, television, radio, and more.

She is a professionally trained performer with the right degrees from prestigious institutions. Also, Knepp has quite a good background in the arts, thanks to her mother’s guidance. She began her journey to stardom at quite an early age as well.

Profile summary of Natalie Knepp
  • Name: Natalie Knepp
  • Date of birth: April 14, 1983
  • Age: 41 years old
  • Place of birth: Aurora, Portage County, Ohio, USA
  • Nationality: American
  • Education: Interlochen Arts Academy, Rutgers University, Mason Gross School of the Arts
  • Parents: Roseann Canfora
  • Height: 1.6 m
  • Eye color: Brown
  • Occupation: Actress, Voice Over Artist, Writer & Harpist
  • Notable works: A Joyous Christmas
  • Years active: 2002-present
  • Net worth: $1-2 million

Natalie Knepp was 12 when she started professional acting

The American film and television actress was born in Aurora, Ohio, on 14th April 1983. She is currently 41 years old. Though she now resides in New York City, Knepp was raised in her birthplace of Ohio where she nurtured her passion for the arts.

From an early stage in her life, she started playing the harp, properly guided by her mother. This stage reportedly manifested at age 5. At the age of 12, it became clear she is drawn to the theatre and performing arts. Thanks to the right moves encouraged by her supportive family, Natalie Knepp was able to hone her acting skills in formal institutions of learning.

She is a professionally trained entertainer

Most people would only rely on their natural talent to act but not Natalie Knepp. The New York City resident graduated from Interlochen Arts Academy, Interlochen, Michigan. After her studies which lasted for two years, she bagged a major in Theatre and a minor in Harp. Notably, she was already playing the harp right from childhood but chose to acquire more skills from the institution.

Having completed the first stage of her studies, Natalie Knepp went on to earn a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. This feat was accomplished at Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey. there, she spent a year at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre. The actress has always been dedicated to her craft and this has paid off. She has landed major roles in notable TV shows and feature films to rave reviews. After years of working on her passion for the arts, Knepp is not just a recognized actress, but she is also a voiceover artist, harpist, as well as writer

Her first role came in 2002

Growing up In Aurora, Ohio, Natalie Knepp had the right foundation to build her skills to match the demands of the professional world. She followed in her mother’s footsteps from the early stage of five when she began playing the harp. With such a burning passion for music and acting, the theatre became a regular fixture in her life and this began when she was twelve years old.

At this age, Natalie played the role of Gloria in Wait Until Dark at the Aurora Community Theatre located in her place of birth – Ohio. While in her junior year in high school, she played Juliet in Romeo & Juliet, at the Weathervane Playhouse, marking the beginning of an illustrious acting career.

In a career spanning almost two decades, Natalie Knepp has proved her worth as an actress. She professionally debuted in a short film titled Elope with Michael Mueller as her costar. In 2003, she was seen in The Sleep of Reason. So far, her resume is bubbling with numerous feature films and one of them is an adaptation of the musical title The Last Five Years where she gave life to the character of Alise Michael. Anna Kendrick and Jeremy Jordan were her costars in the film. Her other notable film appearances can be traced to Rocksteady, Bridge and Tunnel, Imagine I’m Beautiful, Alto, The Networker, Loving Leah, Darkroom, and Sam.

She featured in a Joyous Christmas, released in November 2017, where she played Rachel Kennedy, alongside Michael Rady and Bonnie Bedelia. She played a part in Impossible Monsters which was released in February 2020, the film is one of her most recent works. Knepp also has her footprints on Making the Day, another recent work.

On the small screen, she is known for her roles in shows like Unforgettable, Orange is the New Black, Blue Bloods, CSI: Miami, The Good Wife, and Gossip Girl.

Natalie was part of the Sundance Theatre Lab in 2012 where she acted opposite Cherry Jones in When I was Young and Unafraid. The play was written by Sarah Treem and she also appeared in Appropriate with Brandon Jacob Jenkins as the writer.

Voiceover works have seen her on national television campaigns, as well as radio programs and ads.

Complete list of Natalie Knepp’s movies and TV shows


  • Elope as Jessica – 2002
  • The Sleep of Reason as Prom Dress Girl 2003
  • Loving Leah as Female Guard – 2009
  • Going the Distance as Very Young Intern – 2010
  • Rocksteady as Faith – 2010
  • The Layla Project as Ally – 2010
  • Starla as Cyndi – 2012
  • A Life for a Life as Catherine – 2013
  • Darkroom as Lauren – 2013
  • Diminished Returns as Jo – 2013
  • All the Beautiful Things as Girl’s Sister (voice) – 2014
  • Imagine I’m Beautiful as Natasha – 2014
  • Bridge and Tunnel as Lina – 2014
  • The Last Five Years as Alise Michaels – 2014
  • Alto as Nicolette Bellafusco – 2015
  • The Networker as Rita Mangano – 2015
  • The Night Before as Coat Check Girl – 2015
  • Honey Flood as Kate – 2016
  • A Joyous Christmas as Rachel Kennedy – 2017
  • Sam as Samantha – 2017
  • Impossible Monsters as Leigh – 2019
  • NOC – Non-Official Cover as Karla Wood – 2020
  • Making the Day (completed) as Natalie Papp

TV series

  • Guiding Light as Gown Girl – 2006
  • Gossip Girl as Lexi – 2008
  • The Good Wife as Lara White – 2010
  • Old Friends as Katie Dunhill – 2009-2010
  • CSI: Miami as Rachel Brooks – 2011
  • Blue Bloods as Laura Peck – 2011
  • Damages as Tanya Greenblatt – 2009-2011
  • Sweet Misery as Kristen – 2011
  • CollegeHumor Originals as Carly Rae Jepsen / Stacy – 2011-2012
  • Coma as Hanna Goldberg – 2012
  • The Trunk – 2013
  • Think Tank as Sophie – 2013
  • Orange Is the New Black as Amanda – 2014
  • Unforgettable as Giuliana Lantini – 2014
  • UCB Comedy Originals (TV Series short) – 2015
  • Z: The Beginning of Everything as Eugenia Bankhead – 2017
  • Chronicles of a BLEEP Year Old Woman (TV Mini-Series) as Allie – 2020

What is Natalie Knepp’s net worth

With the bulk of her work in notable films and TV shows, it won’t be a surprise to see that her net worth is in the millions. Notwithstanding, we have yet to pin it at a particular figure, even though some sources suggest she is worth as much as $1.4 million.

Having landed roles in known TV shows and movies, alongside other career ventures like voice-over and ad campaigns, Natalie Knepp might be worth that much after all and possibly aiming higher. She is still active in playing the harp and writing her own piece. The actress is working hard towards starring in and producing the works she wrote.

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Natalie Knepp got married amid the 2020 Covi-19 pandemic

Knepp has been in the industry for quite a while but not many relationship facts about her have made it out to the public. She has been more focused on building a robust career that would stand the test of time. However, in mid-2020, the actress took to Twitter to share news of her wedding which took place on the 6th of April. She shared her father-in-law’s speech at the wedding which her fans enjoyed watching.

The American actress is still dedicated to her craft and though she is obviously active in the dating scene as well, she might not be willing to share the details with the world just yet. For now, we cannot confirm the identity of her husband.

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