Cobie Smulders is a renowned Canadian actress and a model, best known for her role as television reporter Robin Scherbatsky in the CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother. The series ran from 2005 to 2014. She also acted in several other TV shows an well as almost two dozen films.Image Credit: Gage Skidmore
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Jacoba Francisca Maria “Cobie” Smulders is a renowned Canadian actress and a model. She was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada on April 3, 1982, to a Dutch father and an English mother. She was named from her great aunt which earned her the nickname Cobie. Before going to acting full time, she did modeling, something that she later said she hated.
Cobie Smulders’ first acting role was in the Showtime science fiction series Jeremiah as a guest actor. She has since then appeared in several television films and series which include a recurring role in The L Word. Smulders is best known for her star role in How I Met Your Mother, a television comedy series. She acted as Robin Scherbatsky, and it rolled between 2005 – 2014. She also acted in the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Maria Hill.
Throughout high school, Cobie Smulders studied acting. However, modeling took over since it was earning her more as well as bringing more opportunities. When she quit modeling, Smulders went back to her birthplace, Vancouver and continued with acting classes.
Cobie Smulders first permanent role in a series was in the ABC series, Veritas: The Quest. The series was however short-lived and run for only one season. After Veritas was canceled, she was cast on the CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother in 2005 as television reporter Robin Scherbatsky. She remained on the show for the entire nine-season run.
In 2010, Cobie Smulders made her debut in Love, Loss, and What I Wore. This run at The Westside Theatre. She also played in the film The Avengers, in 2012 as Maria Hill. For her to play the role, she underwent training under a Los Angeles SWAT team trainer on how to handle guns.
In 2014, Cobie Smulders reprised her role in two episodes of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D as well as in Captain America: The Winter Soldier in 2014. She also reprised her role in the Avengers: Age of Ultron in 2015. If Joss Whedon’s suggestion went through, she would have appeared as Wonder Woman, but the eponymous film did not go into production.
In 2014, Cobie Smulders did a voice for a Lego version of Wonder Woman. This was in the animated film The Lego Movie in 2014. Also, in 2013, she landed a supporting role in Safe Haven, a romance film. She also had a starring role in They Came Together as well as the comedy-drama Delivery Man.
A report ran out in 2015 about Cobie Smulders leaving the cast for Confirmation. It was reported that she had exited the cast for the made-for-TV film as she had had a broken leg. Her replacement in the film was Zoe Lister-Jones in the role of Harriet Grant.
In the year 2016, Cobie Smulders appeared in the action-adventure film Jack Reacher: Never Go Back. This role was alongside Tom Cruise. She also acted in the comedy-drama The Intervention the same year. In 2017, Smulders played a recurring role in a Netflix series. She played the character Mother in the series A Series of Unfortunate Events.
Cobie Smulders has been active since 2002 to date. In her acting career, she has been nominated in three awards categories and won one. She was nominated as the Best Supporting Actress – Comedy in the EWwy Awards category, an award she bagged in 2013. This was for her role in How I Met Your Mother. She was also nominated for the Favorite TV Gal Pals in the People’s Choice Award category. The nomination was from her role in How I Met Your Mother. She also got an Honoree in the Theatre World Award for her role in the film Present Laughter.
In all, we estimate Cobie Smulders net worth in 2018 at $18 million.