Canadian actress Erica Cerra
Biography

‘Eureka’ & ‘The 100’ Actress Erica Cerra Biography

An acting interest from a young age saw Candian actress Erica Cerra transition from commercials to on-screen success. With the portrayal of Jo Lupo in Eureka (2006-12), the Vancouver-born set her foot into TV recognition & marked TV screen & feature film credit.

Throughout the decade, Cerra has many notable recurring TV series appearances: The 100, Supernatural, The Astronauts and Nancy Drew. Moreover, she worked in commercially successful films Blade: Trinity (2004) & Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (2010).

Alongside her uprising career, the actress manages her personal life pretty well & is a doting mother of 2 with her husband. Get more on her family & relationship.

Where Is Erica Cerra From? What’s Her Age & Height?

Cerra was born on October 31, 1979, and grew up in her hometown Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The Smallville actress is one of 2 children of her parents; she has a brother but never revealed much about him. Reportedly, the decade of 2010s was her hardest decade- Erica lost her mother in 2013 & later lost her father in 2020.

A Canadian by nationality, the actress of Italian heritage shares pictures of her parents on Instagram.

On her Instagram post of May 20, 2020, she confirmed the demise of her father & added that it left her “heartbroken.”

Throwback of childhood picture of actress Erica Cerra with her father
Throwback of a childhood picture of actress Erica Cerra with her father
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As of 2022, The 100 star, who stands 5 feet 5 inches (167 cm) tall, is 42 years old. Her birth sign is Scorpio.

Started Acting At 8 Before TV Debut In Her 20s

Erica Cerra developed an interest in acting from a young age & thanks to her supportive parents, she began to appear in commercials at 8. Later, the Canadian future TV star took a hiatus from her professional venture to spend her teens normally.

It was in 2001, then-22 years old Cerra returned & began her on-screen career with TV debut in Special Unit 2. Then it would see her as a guest-cast in numerous TV series throughout the 2000s; in Black Sash, Dead Like Me, Jake 2.0, The L Word, The Dead Zone and Smallville.

Erica Cerra Got TV Breakthrough From ‘Eureka’– A Recurring-Turned-Main Cast

In 2006, she landed in the role of Jo Lupo in the Syfy TV series Eureka, where she would work until 2012. Initially a recurring role in Season 1 & 2, Erica became the main cast of Andrew Cosby & Jaime Paglia-created TV series in Season 3 through Season 5, totaling 77 episodes.

There, Cerra shared the screen with the likes of Colin Ferguson, Debrah Farentino, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Jordan Hinson, Joe Morton, and Ed Quinn.

Erica Cerra worked in commercials before she chose TV career in her 20s & got breakthrough from 'Eureka'
Erica Cerra worked in commercials before she chose a TV career in her 20s & got a breakthrough from ‘Eureka’
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Afterward, the Battlestar Galactica actress guest-starred in Reaper, Warehouse 13, Sanctuary, and Mortal Kombat: Legacy, until mid-2010. Moreover, she had 7 episode appearances as Laurel Burke in Rush (2014), starring Tom Ellis (the ‘Lucifer’ star).

Notable Roles Of Cerra In ‘The 100’ and ‘Supernatural’ & Films Apperances

From 2015 to 2020, Erica portrayed a mysterious A.I. named A.L.I.E and its creator Becca in The 100. It co-starred Eliza Taylor, Paige Turco, Thomas McDonell, Tasya Teles, Eli Goree, among others. Starting as a guest in Season 2, she became a recurring cast in Season 3-4 before again returning as a guest from Season 5-7.

Having a one-episode stint in iZombie and Lucifer, Cerra played Duma in Season 13 & 14 of Supernatural (2017-19, 8 episodes).

Cerra as Becca in the TV series The 100
Cerra as Becca in the TV series The 100
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Moreover, the Candian-born has some notable film credits as well; she played Goth Vixen Wannabe in Blade Trinity (2004) and as Hera in Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (2010), with the likes of Wesley Snipes, Brandon T. Jackson, Logan Lerman, & Kris Kristofferson.

Cerra portrayed Mrs. Kwan, the mother of Trini Kwan (Yellow Ranger) in the movie Power Rangers (2017). Notable casts in the movies were Dacre Montgomery (Red Ranger), Naomi Scott (Pink Ranger), RJ Cyler (Blue Ranger), Becky G (Yellow Ranger) and Ludi Lin (Black Ranger).

In 2019, she worked in her first-ever psychological thriller The Intruder.

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Net Worth Of Erica Cerra In 2022- What Is She Doing Now?

Active as an actress since 2001, Cerra already marked her 2-decade long contribution to the industry. According to Celebrity Net Worth, the Supernatural actress has an estimated net worth of $1 million as of 2022.

Besides acting, none of her other income-generating ventures is known; no doubt, it was her 46 on-screen credits that summed her such a lucrative fortune. Thanks to the TV series Eureka, it opened her doors to further TV exposure with notable works in The 100 & Supernatural.

Allegedly, she earned a salary of tens of thousand dollars per episode from TV projects. On average, a Candian actor makes $42,900 annually.

Moreover, she worked in the films: Blade Trinity (2004) and Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (2010); it made $132 million & $226.4 million respectively at the box office.

Career Update?

After working in The Astronauts (2019-20) as Connie Rivers, Erica Cerra landed in the role of D.A. Jean Rosario in the mystery TV series Nancy Drew (2021- Now). It first premiered on October 9, 2019, with its Season 3 on October 8, 2021, totaling 49 episodes in total.

Erica Cerra Is Married & Mother Of Two Kids- Who Is Her Husband?

The Eureka actress enjoys a decade-long marital relationship with her husband Raffaele Fiore & is the mother of two. Moreover, an avid Instagram user (@ericacerra) with more than 85.4K followers, Cerra often shares pictures of her children on the platform but keeps her husband’s identity low-key.

Reportedly, Erica and Raffaele met during their teens at high school. They dated for many years before the two married on November 15, 2010; Career was 31 years old at that time.

At the age of 32, she welcomed daughter Talia Serafina Fiore on May 14, 2012.

The 100 actress Erica mothers 2 children with her husband Raffaele Fiore
‘The 100’ actress Erica mothers 2 children with her husband Raffaele Fiore
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And four years apart, the Nancy Drew star become a mother again; welcomed son Michele on August 6, 2016.

On June 21, 2021, on Father’s Day, she made an Instagram post featuring a slide of her family photos; a throwback with her father & a picture of her husband (back-profiled photo) with their kids.

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