Laura Dreyfuss is popular for her roles as Zoe Murphy in the Broadway musical Dear Evan Hansen, Madison McCarthy in the FOX musical series Glee, and McAfee Westbrook in the Netflix series The Politician. Also, she is a singer.

Picture of American actress, Laura Dreyfuss
Caption: Picture of American actress, Laura Dreyfuss (Photo: Instagram)

When was Laura Dreyfuss Born? 

On August 22, 1988, Laura Dreyfuss was born and grew up in New Jersey, USA. Her birth name is Laura Catherine Dreyfuss. Her dad, a doctor, and mother worked for a non-profit organization, but the identity of her parents not reveal. Also, she has a siblings sister. At a very early age, she became interested in acting, thanks to her sister, who had joined the cast of “Mama Mia!”, a famous Broadway stage play.  

Childhood picture of Laura Dreyfuss with the horse
Caption: Childhood picture of Laura Dreyfuss with the horse (Photo: Instagram)

Having American nationality, Laura is of Caucasian white ethnicity. From Mountain Lakes High School located in Mountain Lakes, New Jersey, she completed her high school education. She joined Boston Conservatory at Berklee and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in theatre in 2009.

Musical & theatre Career of Dreyfus

In the year 2016, her dream came true, when Laura acted in the Broadway shows “Once”, “Hair” and “What’s It All About?”. Then she played the role of Zoe Murphy in the musical drama “Dear Evan Hansen”, based on the book by Steven Levenson. Her talent as a vocalist shines after the portrayal of Zoe, especially in “Requiem”- her solo song in the musical.

Laura Dreyfuss posing for the picture
Caption: Laura Dreyfuss posing for the picture (Photo: Instagram)

She won the Grammy Award (shared with her colleagues) for Best Musical Theatre Album in the following year. Also, Laura won’s Audience Award for Favorite Featured Actress in a Musical. Dreyfuss released her debut single “Be Great” under the name Loladre. Likewise, she is successful as a songwriter, who released her album “Better Drugs” in 2019.

Laura Dreyfuss' Career in TV Series

She portrayed Madison McCarthy, a cheerleader and a member of a glee club, in the sixth season of the series “Glee” in 2015. In the series, she starred alongside Matthew Morison, Lea Michele, and Jane Lynch. She played the role of  McAfee Westbrook in the series “The Politician”, a comedy-drama about a student who will someday become the next President of the USA. This TV series run from the year 2019 to 2020. 

Laura Dreyfuss with her co-actors
Caption: Laura Dreyfuss with her co-actors (Photo: Instagram)

This TV series “The Politician”, won three awards and got nominated for 16 others, including seven nominations for Primetime Emmys. Also, she had a supporting role in two episodes of the series “The Marvellous Mrs Maisel”, a comedy-drama, about a housewife who wants to become a stand-up comedian, created by Amy Sherman-Palladino. 

Career of Laura in Movies

In the year 2017, Laura made her film debut, when she acted alongside Steve Guttenberg and Rachel Nichols, in the romantic comedy drama “After Party”. In the movie, she played the role of Lana, a young photographer who is struggling to be noticed in the art world. She saw her chance for success when her friend, a gallery owner, asked her to a party; unfortunately, the event didn't go as planned.

Laura Dreyfuss posing for the picture
Caption: Laura Dreyfuss posing for the picture (Photo: Instagram)

This film “After Party”, won one award, at Madrid International Film Festival for Best Feature Comedy. Her portrayal of an IVF Technician in the science-fiction drama “Voyagers” in 2021. Dreyfuss acted together with Tye Sheridan, Lily-Rose Depp, and Colin Farrell in the movie about a crew of astronauts on a mission to find a new home but become paranoid and unable to understand what reality is.

What is Laura Dreyfuss' Net Worth?

As per reports, Laura Dreyfuss has an estimated net worth of $5 Million. Out of her professional career, she has collected a decent sum of money. Her prime source of earns came from Broadway shows and also partially from her career on TV. The average salary of an actress in the USA ranges between $26 thousand to $260, thousand per year. 

Laura Dreyfuss posing for the picture with her car
Caption: Laura Dreyfuss posing for the picture with her car (Photo: Instagram)

Therefore, Dreyfuss is earning an annual salary at the upper end of the given figure. Also, she has been endorsed by some major brands like Calvin Klein and Tiffany & Co. Likewise, she lives a lavish life out of her earnings. 

Is Laura Dreyfuss Married? 

Laura Dreyfuss is married to her boyfriend James Adam Shelly. Her husband Shelly is a part of the musical band “American Authors”. She shared a wedding picture of her spouse James on Instagram. The duo is also rumored to have dated since high school. However, they haven't shared any info related to their love affairs. 

Laura Dreyfuss with her husband James Adam Shelly in their wedding dress
Caption: Laura Dreyfuss with her husband James Adam Shelly in their wedding dress (Photo: Instagram)

They often seen together enjoying each other company and traveling to various places. Also, the duo often posts about her husband Shelly on Instagram. Despite her busy and hectic schedule life, Dreyfuss still makes time for her loved ones.

What is the Height of Laura Dreyfuss?

Laura Dreyfuss has a height of 5 feet 6 inches or 1.67 m tall. While his body weighs around 147 pounds or 67 kg. Likewise, Laura has blonde color hair with blue eyes. She maintains her body by eating healthy and hiking.