Cobie Smulders: Cancer, Movies, TV Shows, Husband (Biopic)

Jacoba Francisca Maria “Cobie” Smulders popularly known as Cobie Smulders, and she is a Canada-born actress and model. Fans fondly recognize her as Robin Scherbatsky, in the comedy sitcom ‘How I Met Your Mother.’  

Cobie Smulders has an estimated earning of $18 million.


Early Life

Jacoba Francisca Maria “Cobie” Smulders was born on 3rd April of 1982 in Vancouver, British Columbia. She was born to a father who is a Dutch and mother who is English.  


In the 2000s, Cobie graduated high school from Lord Byng Secondary School. There she was also provided with high honors as she was voted the ‘Most Respected.’  

Cobie later registered to the University of Victoria but did not graduate because she decided to take up acting as a career after she quit modeling. 

Early Career

As a child, Cobie Smulders wanted to become a doctor or a marine biologist but later gained interest in acting during her high school age.

But during her teens, she was discovered by a modeling agency. She started modeling internationally but later started hating modeling. In the beginning, the actress hesitated to take acting as a career. 

Later, she went to the University of Victoria; she was even taking acting classes. She wanted to go to school but decided to give up a year as marine biology involved a full-time lab job.


Career in acting

Cobie first came on television as a guest in Jeremiah, which is a Showtime science fiction series. Since the date, she has appeared in many television series.

Her first role as a permanent actress was in Veritas: The Quest which was an ABC series. But the series only lasted for one season.

Later in 2005, she was assigned the role as Robin Scherbatsky on ‘How I Met Your Mother.’  The series ran for nine seasons, and her role as Robin in the series is considered her best work in television series.

Later in June of 2010, through Love, Loss, and What I Wore, Cobie made her debut in Off-Broadway.

Captain America and Breakthroughs

In 2012, Cobie also played the role of Maria Hill in ‘The Avengers.’ During the time, Cobie received training on how to handle guns for better portray the character by Los Angeles SWAT team trainer. Cobie played a role in two seasons of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D and two films 2014’s ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ and 2015’s ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron.’

‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ opened up at the US box office in the 1st place in 2014. And in the same week, the most viewed episode of ‘How I Met Your Mother’ which is the last episode was also aired.

In 2014, she played the voice of Lego version Wonder Women in ‘The Lego Movie.’ ‘The Lego Movie ‘is an animated film of 2014.

Later in 2013, she also played the role of a supporting character in Safe Heaven which is a romantic film of 2013. She also starred in many television series like ‘They Came Together’ and Delivery Man.

With Oceana, Cobie also filmed a PSA in 2014. Whereas in 2013, Cobie also won an EWwy Awards for the Best Supporting Actress-Comedy for her role of Robin in ‘How I Met Your Mother.’


Personal Life

In 2015, Cobie Smulders revealed that at the age of 25, the actress was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. In the time frame of 2 years, she had to undergo multiple surgeries because as the two tumors, cancer had speared out.

Marriage life

In January of 2009, Cobie got engaged to Taran Killam who is an America based actor and comedian. The pair finally got married on 2nd September of 2012. The couple got married in Solvang, California. She now has two daughters with him. The name of the first child who was born on 16th May 2009 is Shaelyn but the name of the second child has not yet been revealed. The family is currently living in New York.

Social Reach

The Canadian actress has a total of 857 thousand followers on her Twitter page. Furthermore, she has more than hundred thousand followers and likes on her official Facebook page.

Net Worth

Popular actress Cobie Smulders has an estimated total net worth of $18 million.

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