Sara Canning Biography, Age, Movie, Networth & More

Biography of Sara Canning.

Sara Canning is a Canadian actress. She co-starred in “The Vampire Diaries” as Jenna Sommers. She also starred in “Primeval: New World and Remedy”. Canning appeared in the theatrical film “War for the Planet of the Apes”.

Canning found an agent and began acting in television series and films produced in Vancouver. She made her acting debut in the 2008 film “Paparazzi Princess: The Paris Hilton Story” as Nicky Hilton. She filmed the premiere episode of “The Vampire Diaries” on The CW network in 2009. Then, she played the lead role in Danishka Esterhazy’s 19th-century gothic period drama “Black Field”.

Canning, who was either younger than or the same age as her other cast members who played high school students, was Jenna Sommers, the aunt and guardian of Elena Gilbert (Nina Dobrev), and her younger brother Jeremy (Steven R. McQueen). Her character’s love interest, Alaric, was portrayed by Matthew Davis in “The Vampire Diaries”.

Canning starred in the Hallmark Movie Channel Western, “Hannah’s Law”, alongside Greyston Holt. She also worked on a short film noir titled “Corvus” and shot the Lifetime network film, “Hunt for the I-5 Killer”, in Vancouver.

Canning appeared in “I Think I Do,” which aired in 2013 on the W and Lifetime networks. She filmed “The Right Kind of Wrong,” starring alongside Ryan Kwanten and Catherine O’Hara for the Banff, Alberta film festival.

Canning played the lead role in the Canadian prequel to the British sci-fi series Primeval, titled “Primeval: New World”. She portrayed Dylan Weir, a member of a dinosaur hunting team and a predator management specialist. In 2012, Canning and Aaron Ashmore co-starred in the gloomy love comedy “I Put a Hit on You”. She joined the cast of Michael Eklund’s psychological thriller Eadweard in 2013.

In the movie “Remedy”, which also starred Sarah Allen, Dillon Casey, and Enrico Colantoni, Canning took home two honors for her work. Canning received two awards for her performance: the 2015 Leo Award for Best Lead Performance and the 2014 UBCP/ACTRA Best Actor. The program received a second 10-episode season renewal from broadcaster Shaw Media.

Canning appeared in “War for the Planet of the Apes” (2017) and “A Series of Unfortunate Events” (2018). She was nominated for a UBCP/ACTRA award for best female lead performance for her work on the Web series “Hospital Show”.

In Danishka Esterhazy’s dystopian thriller, “Level 16”, she featured as Ms. Brixil, the administrator of a boarding school. Canning said she had a hard time filming the YouTube vlogging scenes for Superhost.

Sara Canning Biography

Short Information

  • Known As – Sara Canning
  • Current Age – 35 years old as of 2022.
  • Birthdate – 14 July 1987.
  • Profession – Actress

Personal Information

  • BirthName – Sara Canning
  • Known As – Sara Canning
  • Date of Birth – 14 July 1987.
  • Current Age – 35 years old as of 2022.
  • Birth Place – Gander, Newfoundland, Canada
  • Hometown – Gander, Newfoundland, Canada
  • Profession – Actress
  • Zodiac Sign – Cancer
  • Religion – Christianity
  • Nationality – Canadian

Physical Stats

● Height –

  • In meters – 1.68 m
  • In centimeters – 168 cm
  • In feet and inches – 5 feet and 6 inches.

● Weight –

  • In kilograms – 58 kg
  • In pounds – 128lbs

● Body Dimension

  • Breast – 35 inches.
  • Waist – 25 inches.
  • Hips – 35 inches.

● Eye Color – Green

● Hair Color – Light Brown

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Education | Qualification

  • School – Bev Facey Community High School
  • College – University of Alberta, Vancouver Film School
  • Qualification – General Arts Graduate

Family | Relative

  • Father – Wayne Canning
  • Mother – Daphne Canning
  • Brother – N/A
  • Sister – N/A
  • Son – N/A
  • Daughter –N/A
  • GF/BF – N/A
  • Husband – Michael Morris (Ex)

Relationship Status

  • Husband – Michael Morris (Ex)

Net Worth

  • Total net worth – $1.5-2 million.
  • Car Collection – N/A
  • Bike Collection – N/A
  • House – N/A


  • War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)
  • Welcome to Nowhere (2018)
  • Black Field (2009)
  • Eadweard (2015)
  • Hello Destroyer (2016)
  • Level 16 (2018)
  • The Right Kind of Wrong (2013)
  • A.R.C.H.I.E. 2: Mission Impawsible (2018)
  • Superhost (2021)
  • Z (2019)

Television Shows

  • Supernatural (2005–2020)
  • Hell on Wheels (2011–2016)
  • 9-1-1 (2018– )
  • A Series of Unfortunate Events (2017–2019)
  • Halloween Wars (2011– )
  • The Vampire Diaries (2009–2017)
  • Once Upon a Time (2011–2018)
  • Republic of Doyle (2010–2014)
  • Smallville (2001–2017)
  • Kyle XY (2006–2009)
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Awards | Achievements


  • Leo Awards: Best Lead Performance by a Female in a Dramatic Series (2015)
  • UBCP/ACTRA Awards: Best Actress (2014)


  • Canadian Screen Awards: Best Lead Performance, Web Program or Series (2020)
  • Leo Awards: Best Performance by a Female in a Short Drama (2021)

Favorite Things:-

  • Favorite Adventure sport – Skating

Social Accounts


Ans: Sara Canning is 34 years old as of 2022.

Ans: Sara Canning’s net worth is to be estimated at around $1.5-2 million.

Ans: No, Sara and Michael had parted their ways a long time ago.

Ans: Sara Canning’s first role was as Nicky Hilton in the “Paparazzi Princess: The Paris Hilton Story.”

Ans: Sara Canning is so famous because of her role in the famous CW television series “The Vampire Diaries” as Jenna Sommers.