Who is Courtney Henggeler?
American actress, screenwriter and producer Courtney Henggeler, was born in Phillipsburg, New Jersey USA, on 11 December 1978, meaning that her zodiac sign’s Sagittarius. She’s had roles in over 40 movies and TV series, and is probably best known for playing Amanda LaRusso in the popular action comedy series “Cobra Kai”, which Jon Hurwitz and Josh Heald created, and in which Courtney’s starring alongside William Zabka and Ralph Macchio. It follows the life of martial artist Daniel LaRusso, the series has been airing since 2018, and has won one of its 65 award nominations.
Education and early life
Courtney was raised in Phillipsburg alongside her sister Deidre, by their parents about whom Courtney’s yet to speak in public, because she respects their privacy; her fans believe that her mother was a high school math teacher, and her father an insurance salesman.
The family moved to Seaford, New York State when Courtney was 14, where she attended Seaford High School, and it was while at school that Courtney fell in love with acting, appearing in plays performed at both the school and a local theatre.
She matriculated in 1997 and then began attending the State University of New York at Fredonia. However, Courtney dropped out in 1999, and moved to Los Angeles, California in pursuit of an acting career, spending the following three years honing her skills at various acting studios.
Roles in movies
Courtney’s debut film role was her playing of Susan Beth in the 2003 horror “The Bog Creatures”, and she could then have been seen appearing in the 2005 comedy “The Legacy of Walter Frumm”, the 2009 comedy “Two Dollar Beer” and the 2010 comedy “Peas in a Pod”.
Courtney gained recognition in 2011, when cast to play Flight Attendant in the popular romantic comedy “Friends with Benefits”, which Will Gluck directed, and which starred Patricia Clarkson, Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis. It follows two young adults who’ve become friends with benefits, and have now fallen in love; the film won one of its six award nominations.
Courtney could then have been seen playing supporting characters in the 2012 drama “Hitting the Cycle”, the 2013 family fantasy comedy “Kristin’s Christmas Past” and the 2014 drama “Beach Pillows”. She played Kate in the 2017 drama “Feed”, directed by Tommy Bertelsen, and which starred Ben Winchell, Tom Felton and Troian Bellisario; the film follows the lives of 18 year-old twins Matthew and Olivia Grey.
Courtney’s since appeared in only two movies: the 2018 romantic comedy “Nobody’s Fool” and the 2019 horror thriller “Do Not Reply”; she’s currently shooting for the upcoming biographical sports drama “The Boys in the Boat”.
Roles in TV series
Courtney’s debut TV series appearance was in the 2005 episode “DNR” of the mystery drama “House”, and the remainder of the decade saw her appear in an episode of the crime mystery “Criminal Minds”, the crime action “NCIS”, and the comedy “Roommates”.
The year 2011 saw her play Rachel in the family comedy “Working Class”, created by Jill Cargerman, and which starred Melissa Peterman, Steve Kazee and Lachlan Buchanan; it follows a single working class mother who’s moved with her children to a rich neighborhood. Also in 2011, Courtney appeared in the episode “The Mel Word” of the romantic comedy “Melissa & Joey”, and could then have been seen appearing in an episode of the comedies “Back in the Game”, “Royal Pains” and “Franklin & Bash”.
— Courtney Henggeler (@HenggelerCourt) January 6, 2022
From 2013 through 2015, Courtney played Claudia in the romantic comedy “Mom”, created by Gemma Baker and Eddie Gorodetsky, and which starred Allison Janney, Anna Faris and Mimi Kennedy. It follows a single mother who’s recently become sober, the series aired from 2013 to 2021 and won 14 of its 59 award nominations.
Courtney’s three most recent TV series roles, besides “Cobra Kai” have been in the episode “Chapter Seventy-Eight” of the comedy “Jane the Virgin” and the episode “Driving Mr. Jackson” of the family comedy “Fuller House” both in 2018, and the 2019 episode “Pilgrim” of the fantasy horror “Into the Dark”.
Courtney wrote and produced the 2020 thriller movie “The Secret Life of a Celebrity Surrogate”.
She’s made a guest appearance in talks-shows “Home & Family”, “Noches con Platanito”, and “Celebrity Page”.
Love life and husband
Courtney avoids sharing the details of her love life with the public, but it’s still widely known that she’s today married to American producer and actor Ross Kohn; they exchanged vows on 10 October 2015.
Ross has 22 producing, nine acting and a single directing credit, while he’s perhaps best known for producing the 2020 family fantasy adventure movie “Wish Upon a Unicorn”, and the 2021 romantic crime comedy film “Happily”.
On 25 January 2017, Courtney gave birth to their son Oscar Noah Kohn, and their daughter Georgie Healy Kohn followed on 1 March 2019.
Courtney hasn’t spoken of other men whom she’s dated, she’s married to Ross Kohn as of December 2022, and they have two children together.
Interesting facts and hobbies
Courtney enjoys being active on Instagram, and has built quite a fanbase for herself; there are more than half a million people following her on the social media network today, while she’s posted close to 250 pictures and videos.
She’s an avid dancer, and took dancing lessons for five years as a teenager.
Courtney’s a fashionista; she’s keeping up with the latest fashion trends, and often shows off her outfits in her Instagram pictures.
She likes to drink both beer and wine.
Courtney loves dogs, and her pet dog has been featured in some of her Instagram pictures.
Her favorite actresses are Helena Bonham Carter and Emma Stone, and some of her favorite movies include “The Young and Prodigious T. S. Spivet”, “The Gruffalo’s Child”, and “Enid”.
Height, eyes and wealth
Courtney’s age is 43. She has blue eyes and long brown hair, her weight is 140lbs (64kgs) and she’s 5ft 9ins (1.75m) tall.
Courtney’s net worth’s been estimated at over $1 million, as of December 2022.