An award winning actress and model, Chloe Grace Moretz kick started her acting career at the tender age of seven in The Guardian (2004). Since then, the blonde has starred in numerous films including Kick-Ass (2010), Hugo (2011), Carrie (2013), The Equalizer (2014), and If I Stay (2014), among many others. Hailed as One of the Most Influential Teens of the year by Time Magazine in 2012, her acting has garnered her numerous accolades throughout her career.
Born on February 10, 1997 in Atlanta, Georgia, Chloe Grace Moretz spent the early years of her childhood in the city of Cartersville with her parents and four brothers. Later when she was five years old, they moved to New York City as one of her brothers had gained entry into the Professional Performing Arts School- ultimately it was then that she first developed an interest in acting.
At the age of seven, Moretz landed her first acting role in The Guardian (2004). A year later, she made her movie debut in Ken Tipton’s drama film, Heart of the Beholder (2005) However, it wasn’t until later that year with the supernatural thriller, The Amityville Horror (2005) that she first started to gain attention. For her portrayal as Chelsea Lutz, the young actress eventually received a Young Artist Award nomination.
How Chloe Grace Moretz Became Famous
In 2010, the actress received a major breakthrough after being cast as Hit-Girl in the black comedy, Kick-Ass. Based on a Marvel Comic, it centered around an average teen who sets out to became a superhero under the name, “Kick-Ass.” While Dave Lizewski played the part of said teenager, Mortez portrayed the role of a ruthless vigilante named Mindy Macready (aka “Hit-Girl”).
Released in theaters on April 16, 2010, Kick-Ass ended up grossing close to $20 million during its opening weekend. By the end of its box office run, it had a final gross of $48 million in the United States and $96 million worldwide. Well received by critics, who mostly gave it favorable reviews, the movie garnered Moretz much exposure as a new actress. Considered by many to be her breakthrough role, her portrayal of Hit-Girl eventually netted her several awards including an Empire Award, two IGN Awards, and two MTV Movie Awards.
Three years later, she reprised her role in the direct sequel, Kick-Ass 2 (2013). Screened on August 16, 2013, it saw the return of many actors including Garrett M. Brown, Clark Duke, Lyndsy Fonseca, and Yancy Butler. After taking in $13.3 million during its opening weekend, the movie went on to gross a total of $60.8 million across the globe. Though many fans enjoyed the film, it was ultimately not as successful as its predecessor. Nevertheless, it yielded Moretz another MTV Movie Award.
Chloe Grace Moretz’s Other Notable Films
In 2012, Moretz co-starred in the horror comedy, Dark Shadows alongside Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Michelle Pfeiffer, and Eva Green, among a few others. Directed by Tim Burton, it centered around a vampire who is set free after many years of imprisonment. While said vampire was played by Depp, the actress portrayed the part of Carolyn Stoddard, a rebellious teen who offers the 18 century vampire advice on love, and other aspects of life.
Then in 2013, she played the title character in the supernatural horror film, Carrie. An adaptation of Stephen King’s novel, its cast also included Judy Greer, Alex Russell, Portia Doubleday, and Gabriella Wilde. Screened on October 18, 2013, the movie took in over $20 million by the end of the opening week, despite an abundance of negative reviews. By the end of it, the title had grossed a total of $84 million worldwide- $35 million of which came from North America. For her portrayal of shy outcast, Moretz received a Saturn Award for Best Young Actress.
A year later, Moretz returned to the big screen as the lead protagonist of R.J. Cutler’s teen drama film, If I Stay. Based on a book by Gayle Forman, it opened at number three at the box office, with $6.8 million in ticket sales on the opening day. A commercial success, the movie eventually grossed $78 million worldwide by the end of its theatrical run. Having put on another stellar performance, the actress earned herself received a People’s Choice Award and a Teen Choice Award.
Continuing down the path of stardom, Moretz has since starred in several additional films including The Equalizer (2014), The 5th Wave (2016), Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising (2016), and Brain on Fire (2016).
Chloe Grace Moretz’s Modelling Career
In addition to her successful acting career, Moretz has also made a name for herself in the modelling world. As of 2017, the twenty year old has been featured in numerous magazines including Marie Claire, Teen Vogue, Flaunt, Elle, Flaunt, and Interview, among many others.
In 2013, she was awarded a Next Future Icon Award by Elle Magazine.
Awards Received by Chloe Grace Moretz
Talented beyond her years, Moretz has earned herself several accolades throughout the past years. For instance most recently, she received a Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actress in a Comedy for her role in Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising. A year prior to that, she also won a Teen Choice Award for her portrayal in If I Stay (2016), in addition to a People’s Choice Award.
Chloe Grace Moretz’s Snapchat Name – the5thwave
Two summers ago, the actress announced her Snapchat username via Twitter. A fan of the star? You can add Moretz to your friend list, just click here.
Chloe Grace Moretz’s Other Social Media Accounts
Chloe Grace Moretz’s Facebook Account
If you want to follow the star on Facebook, simply like her official page by clicking here (her username is quite long, so we’ll save you the trouble).
Chloe Grace Moretz’s Twitter Account
Looking for a convenient way to stay connected with Moretz? How about following her on Twitter? You can find her on the platform at @ChloeGMoretz.
Chloe Grace Moretz’s Instagram Account
Interested in seeing some behind the scene photos taken by Moretz herself? You’ll be happy to know that she’s active on Instagram- you can find her on the app at @chloegmoretz.
Chloe Grace Moretz’s Youtube Account
Though not entirely active, you can find the actress on Youtube over at @ChloeMoretzVideos.