Kaitlyn Leeb was born on 18th June 1988 in Canada. She belongs to Chinese and Irish ethnic background, while the whereabouts of her parents is still up in the air. The actress earned a degree in Psychology from York University.
Prior to her career in the film and television industry, Kaitlyn served as a print model in ad campaigns and billboards. In fact, she worked for companies like Virgin Mobile, Dentyne Ice, and FUZE fruit drinks. Moreover, she worked for TIFF back in 2010.
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Kaitlyn Leeb is starring as Leah Starnes in the Netflix series ‘Spinning Out’ (2020)
The American web drama series Spinning Out, created by Samantha Stratton, follows the journey of Kat Baker (Kaya Scodelario), who suffers a brutal fall on the ice. Later, she reignites her career as a pair-skater with a bad-boy partner named Justin Davis (Evan Roderick), all whilst she keeps the history of her family’s mental illness in the dark.
The series primarily centers around the Baker family as well as Kat’s ice skating partner Justin and his family. Meanwhile, Kaitlyn Leeb stars as Leah Starnes, a new figure skater who was initially supposed to partner Justin Davis. However, he later jumps ship back to Kat Baker.
Kaitlyn Leeb and Johnny Weir as Leah Starnes and Gabriel “Gabe” Richardson, respectively, in the Netflix ice skating series ‘Spinning Out’ (2020).
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The other notable cast includes Willow Shields as Serena Baker, Sarah Wright Olsen as Mandy Davis, David James Elliott as James Davis, Amanda Zhou as Jenn Yu, Svetlana Efremova as Dasha Fedorova, Mitchell Edwards as Marcus Holmes, January Jones as Carol Baker, and Will Kemp as Mitch Saunders.
Spinning Out season 1 premiered on Netflix on 1st January 2020. While you’re here, check out these intriguing plot points for Spinning Out season 2.
Kaitlyn Leeb Career in a Nutshell – What’s her Net Worth?
Kaitlyn Leeb’s net worth is estimated to be $600,000.
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Kaitlyn’s small screen debut came in 2006 when she played a minor character in a British comedy-drama Beautiful People. This was followed by roles in The Jazzman (2009), Blue Mountain State (2010), Aaron State (2010), Locked Down (2010), Total Recall (2012), The L.A. Complex (2012), Hail Satan (2012), Love Me (2013), Alive (2013), and Grave Halloween (2013).
In 2014, the actress played the role of Elsa Tessier for a couple of episodes in a Canadian comedy-drama series Republic of Doyle. The same year, she starred as Amanda in Bitten (2014), Laila in Seed (2014), and the big-screen role of Lisa Stewart in Wolves (2014). This was followed by the role of Kim in the TV movie The Hazing Secret (2014).
From 2012-2014, Leeb played a recurring character as Jennifer Doolittle in a Canadian teen drama Degrassi: The Next Generation. A year later, she featured for five episodes in a comedy-drama series Single Ladies (2015), playing the role of Keira. The same year the actress featured for a single episode as Danica in a comedy web series Backpackers (2015).
In 2015-16, Kaitlyn played the role of Lily in a police drama series Rogue for three episodes. She then starred in a supernatural drama Shadowhunters (2016-17), appearing for seven episodes as Camille Belcourt.
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The Spinning Out star portrayed the character of Cassandra Lee Odell in a Canadian family drama Heartland for five years from 2012 to 2017. She appeared for 25 episodes in total.
In 2017, the actress played the role of Susan for seven episodes in a Canadian anthology horror Slasher. The following year, she appeared in a couple of TV movies; Christmas with a View (2018) as Clara Garrison and Christmas with a Prince (2018) as Dr. Tasha Mason. In 2019, the Leah Starnes star reprised her role as Dr. Tasha on Christmas with a Prince: Becoming Royal.
Kaitlyn Leeb’s net worth is estimated at $600,000.
Kaitlyn Leeb is married to her husband, Ted Leeb
Kaitlyn Leeb is a married woman; she shares a daughter, Avery Leeb, with her husband, Ted Leeb.
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Kaitlyn Leeb tied the knot with her husband, Ted Leeb, who is an equity trader by profession. The couple is believed to have been dating for a while before getting married on 17th August 2013.
Kaitlyn and Ted maintain a beautiful marital relationship. They welcomed a daughter named Avery Leeb in 2016. Leeb is currently pregnant with her second child.
The actress often takes to Instagram to share wonderful family moments with her fans. On 11th December 2019, the actress posted an adorable upload of the couple wearing matching Celine Dion shirts. She captioned the post, “Fulfilling life long dreams one day at a time! @celinedion”
Kaitlyn Leeb with her husband Ted Leeb and their daughter Avery Leeb – A wonderful family of three!
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On 25th November 2019, the actress expressed her delight over the wonderful day the family spent at the Jake’s House Charity Holiday Party. A couple of weeks prior, the couple enjoyed a fun time at the beach house.
If Leeb’s Instagram uploads are anything to go by, the duo seems to carry immense love for Italian food. The actress also appears fond of spending quality time with her daughter, as observed on her social media.
The family of three could soon be four, and they couldn’t look more adorable together.
Kaitlyn Leeb is a great advocate of ‘Jake’s House’
Kaitlyn Leeb advocates ‘Jake’s House’ charity foundation.
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Kaitlyn Leeb is not just a brilliant actress, she is an amazing person, too. She often dedicates her time and commitment to her family as well as the community.
The actress became the official national ambassador of Jake’s House in early 2018, contributing immensely to the charity efforts. As per Jake’s House,
Kaitlyn regularly engages with students, families, stakeholders, and partners; participates in public speaking engagements and community events; has been featured in several promotional videos; supports our digital awareness-building campaigns; and inspires and motivates others to understand, care and take action.
Kaitlyn Leeb is undoubtedly an amazing human as much as she is a magnificent actress. Her commitment, compassion, and eagerness to offer support are certainly commendable.