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Linda Larkin

Linda Larkin is a well-known actress, voice -actress, and producer from the United States. Linda Larkin is widely known for playing the role of Princess Jasmine in the 1992 Disney animated movie “Aladdin.”

Early Life

Linda Larkin was born on the 20th of March 1970, in Los Angeles, California, United States. According to the astrological chart, he has a birth sign Pisces and she is currently 53 years old. He holds a US nationality and belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity.

Meanwhile, at the age of 18 months, she relocated to Duluth, Minnesota. She moved to Maplewood, a St. Paul suburb, with her family in the fifth grade, where she became involved in the performing arts world, studying dance—ballet was her specialty.

Education

In terms of her academic qualification, she attended Hofstra University in New York City. However, there is not much known about her further academic background.

Professional Career

Linda Larkin auditioned for the role of Cinderella at the Minneapolis Children’s Theatre when she was 12 years old. She toured the country with a group from the prestigious Larkin Dance Studio, where she got her professional last name.

Her first professional gig was dancing at Yankee Stadium in a Disney-produced spectacle. Her focus switched from dancing to acting as her education developed, and after graduation, she continued her studies, this time with renowned acting coach and instructor Anthony Abeson.

She was cast in her first film while visiting a friend in Los Angeles in 1989, and she has since been on popular television shows such as Doogie Howser, M.D. and Murder, She Wrote. Moreover, she honed her skills in Los Angeles and New York, as well as regional theatrical parts across the country, before landing the role of the fiery Princess Jasmine in the 1992 Disney “Aladdin.”

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Caption: The real face behind the voice of cartoon characters Aladdin and Jasmine (Source: YouTube)

She played Jafar again in the sequels, “The Return of Jafar” (1994) and “Aladdin and the King of Thieves” (1996). Moreover, she also appeared in all four parts of “Aladdin’s Arabian Adventures.” She reprised her role as Jasmine in “Disney Princess Party: Volume Two,” as well as in the 2018 animated 3D comedy “Ralph Breaks the Internet.”

Although she is most recognized as the voice of Princess Jasmine, she has also worked in a number of other films. “Runaway Bride,” an American romantic comedy starring Julia Roberts and Richard Gere, is one of her most well-known roles. Her other acting credits include “Personals,” “Two Ninas,” “Final Rinse,” “Fear of Fiction,” “Custody,” “The Maw,” “Amok,” and more.

Linda Larkin – Awards

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Caption: Linda Larkin accepts Disney Legends award at the 2011 D23 Expo (Source: YouTube)

She had to lower her voice to play Jasmine since Disney thought it was too high for the character. Disney recognized her as a Disney Legend on August 19, 2011.

Linda Larkin – Net Worth 2024

As of 2023, Larkin’s net worth is estimated at around $1.4 million. Her annual pay and other asset has not been disclosed yet. However, the average American actor earns roughly $45k per year.

Relationship Status

On the 18th of May 2002, Linda Larkin married Yul Vazquez. In addition, her husband is also an actor best known for his works in “The Outsider,” “Russian Doll,” and “Captain Phillips.” So far, they have no children from their marriage. There is no information available regarding her previous affairs.

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Caption: Linda Larkin with her husband, Yul Vazquez (Source: Flickr)

She has not been involved in any scandals or controversies. Moreover, she has managed to stay out of any form of incident or scandal. Similarly, she is not the subject of any rumours.

Body Measurements

Larkin stands 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs around 53 kg. Moreover, she has a pair of green eyes with blonde hair colour and her body measurement measures 32-24-35 inches.

Linda Larkin – Social Media

This American actress has over 9.8k followers on her Instagram page ‘@lindalarkinofficial.’ There are over 739 followers on her Twitter page ‘@MissLindaLarkin’ and she is not active on Facebook.