Widely famous for her role as Stella Namura in StartUp (2017-18), the American actress Reina Hardesty marked her professional acting journey since the mid-2010s. Along with on-screen acclaim, the Greenhouse Academy star has notable credits as a cinematographer, namely in Coming Out and A Dish Best Served.
As for a fact, Hardesty, as a teen attracted media attention after her father wrote about her astonishing incident; she invited a hefty bill after more than 14,500 texts in a month. Now, all grown-up the texting lover embraces success in the acting fraternity.
Reina Hardesty Has Diverse Ethnic Background- Who Are Her Parents?
A native of California, Hardesty was born on January 4, 1996, and holds American nationality. Reina’s father Greg Hardest, a reporter & UC Irvine Senior Staff writer has American roots. On the other, her Japanese-born mother Manako Ihaya is a Japanese to English translator. Thus, she has half-American and half-Japanese ancestry.
The Brockmire actress who has a height of 5 feet 4 inches (163 cm) is 25 years old as of 2021.
As for further details on her family, she has an older brother.
Text Message Incident Made Her Famous Before Acting
Like most teenagers in general, Reina Hardesty preferred connections with her friends- namely through texts. But it was on a whole another level for the future acclaimed TV actress. Back in 2009, as per an article by her reporter father in The Orange County Register, she sent more than 14,500 texts in a single month, averaging a text message every 2 minutes.
For sure, it splashed a huge bill on her parents, while also making her instant media attention.
Hardesty’s father wrote the article about the incident to ensure parents for the balance of technology reach & telecommunication.
How Reina Hardesty Got TV Breakthrough?
Although it’s still under wraps if Reina attended any acting schools, seems her on-screen professionalism bypasses the query pretty well. The Calfornia-born made her acting debut in 2015; started with minor roles in Yes, Doctor…?, Hai’s Retirement, and A Dish Best Served.
In 2016, she was a guest cast in the TV series Astrid Clover and Bluffside Drive. Her career breakthrough after portrayal of Aspen Fairchild in Greenhouse Academy (2017-18) starring Ariel Mortman, Finn Roberts, Chris O’Neal, Efrat Dor & others.
Thereafter, Hardesty made recurring appearances on TV screens such as The Flash, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, and All Rise. In 2020, the actress appeared as Beth in Brockmire. It starred Hank Azaria, Tyrel Jackson Williams, Amanda Peet, and Hemky Madera in notable roles.
Net Worth Of Hardesty In 2021
Professional since 2015, the American actress, in a span of 5 years, grabbed notable fame and obviously, a considerable sum as well. As of 2021, Reina Hardesty has an estimated net worth of $200,000. Mostly, she earns through her acting ventures.
As per IMDB, Hardesty is set to work in Untitled Spinoff of ‘The Boys’ and Maverick (TV film), both are under pre-production. It is likely to saw her fortune up even more.
Thanks to her notable roles in the TV series Greenhouse Academy, StartUP, and Brockmire, which saw her tens of thousand dollars-an-episode. Moreover, she worked in the films The Honor List (2018), Wild Boar (2019), and Oh, Sorry (2020).
An actor based in the USA can sum up a salary of $57,000 annually. The actress’ Instagram can allegedly sum up her $369 – $615 per sponsored post.
Who Is Reina Hardesty Dating?
The StartUp star is an avid Instagram user with more than 90.9K followers on her IG handle @reinahardesty. But none of her posts are about her relationship. As of 2021, the brown-eyed & black-haired actress is not dating anyone officially or has a confirmed boyfriend yet. Currently, in her mid-20s, the American actress is not married yet.
Moreover, she does not have a record of past relationships.
Although Hardesty was once rumored to be dating Internet star William Haynes, the two later denied a relationship between them. Rather, their connection was platonic. No further romantic connection of the actress is out.
Even if it’s hard to believe, the Greenhouse Academy actress is allegedly single at the moment.
Aside from acting ventures, she is fond of writing poems and raps. Moreover, the travel lover has visited many places: Flamenco Beach, Puerto Rico; Dolphinarium Beach, Israel; Windmills of Mykonos, Greece; Lembongan, Bali, Indonesia; and Montreal, Quebec, Canada.