Who is Mikaela Hoover?
Mikaela Hoover was born on 12 July 1984, in Colbert, Washington State USA, and is an actress, probably best known for her work on the 2014 film “Guardians of the Galaxy”, in which she appeared as the assistant to Nova Prime. Prior to that, she made guest appearances in various popular television shows.
The Net Worth of Mikaela Hoover
How rich is Mikaela Hoover? As of mid-2019, sources estimate a net worth that is over $1 million, earned through a successful career in acting. She’s been active in the entertainment industry since 2006, appearing both in film and on television.
Early Life and Education
Mikaela grew up in Colbert, and at a young age developed a strong interest in performing. At the age of two, she started taking dance classes, which eventually saw her star in school plays. With her passion towards the industry, she took professional auditions as a child, which led her to work on several local commercials. After matriculating from high school, she then enrolled at Loyola Marymount University (LMU) as a part of the Los Angeles school’s theatre program.
LMU is a private university located on the west side of Los Angeles on the bluffs overlooking Playa Vista. It is the parent school of the Loyola Law School in downtown Los Angeles. In 2010, the university was named one of the largest Roman Catholic universities on the US West Coast, with over 9,000 enrolled annually in its undergraduate, graduate, and law school programs. She completed her theatre degree in 2008, but had already gained her first television role.
Hoover’s first role was in the web-based soap opera entitled “SamHas7Friends”, released in 2006. The show was produced and funded by the company Big Fantastic, though its rights were later bought by the studio called Vuguru, and was aired through YouTube, iTunes, and Revver. The plot follows the titular character and her seven friends, as each inches closer towards one of her friends killing her.
After graduating, she had a small role in “Casanovas”, before being cast in another web series entitled “Sorority Forever”, produced by Big Fantastic with McG being an executive producer of the show.
The story focuses on four incoming freshmen of the hottest sorority on campus, having elements of shows such as “Gossip Girl” and “Prom Queen” intermingled within its plot. She worked on the show for a total of 33 episodes, and then appeared as a part of “PG Porn”, which marked the first collaborative effort between her and James Gunn. The show consists of a series of pornography spoofs, with a mainstream actor paring with a pornographic actress or model. A humorous event occurs each time before the supposed sex act occurs.
Recent Endeavors and Rise to Fame
In 2010, Mikaela was cast in another James Gunn project entitled “Super”, in which she appeared alongside Rainn Wilson and Ellen Page. The show tells the story of a short-order cook who becomes a superhero, despite having no superhuman ability. The show received mixed reviews, and is considered Gunn’s lowest grossing film. She then appeared as a guest in “How I Met Your Mother”, “Anger Management”, and “Two and a Half Men”, which helped her gain more attention as well as experience. In 2014, she was cast in “Back in the Day”, a comedy film written by Michael Rosenbaum.
During the same year, she was cast in one of her biggest roles to date, in “Guardians of the Galaxy”. The superhero film is based on the Marvel Comics team of the same name, and is a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). Stars of the show include Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, and Bradley Cooper, in the story of a group of extraterrestrial criminals who steal a powerful artifact and go on the run. The film became a critical and commercial success, and the third highest grossing film of 2014. A few of her recent projects include short films “Blacked Out” and “Bubble”.
Personal Life and Social Media
For her personal life, not much is known in terms of Hoover’s romantic relationships. Several sources state that she is single, as she has not shared anything about being in a relationship. She often spends time with family, as evident from her online accounts which contributes to the likelihood of her being single. She spends a lot of her free time doing charity work, and is known for being a spokesperson for the Global Downs Syndrome Foundation.
Similar to numerous actresses, she is highly active online through accounts on social media. She has an account on Instagram on which she has over 740,000 followers, using the platform to post personal photos, showcasing a bit of her life outside of her work. She does a lot of modelling as well as evident from photos, and she is a big fan of the entertainment industry overall. She posts a few throwback pictures too, showing time spent in resorts, at lakes and on beaches. She also has a Facebook page, but it has not been active since 2017 though it has over 45,000 followers. There are also numerous fan pages of her online, mainly posting photos taken from her public appearances.