Athena Perample is an American actress, dancer and stunts woman currently best known for starring in the Netflix zombie heist movie “Army of the Dead” as “Alpha Queen”. However, she has a much more long spanning career than just that. Among other things she is also known for being the stunt double for Kat Dennings in the Marvel show WandaVision. Here we will take a further look into her career, life and net worth.
The blonde haired blue eyed actress was born on 31st of August 1991 making her 30 years old as of 2022, making her a Virgo by star sign. She belongs to Traversa, Michigan, United States of America and was raised according to the religion of Christianity. However her current place of residence is Los Angeles, California. Her mother is Cyndi Kay, and her father is David Perample. She grew up with her sister Aiyana, her two younger brothers, Cree and Caleb, and them. Athena finished her primary schooling in an Athens-area private school. She is 5’7 ft tall and weighs about 54kg, making her an ideal stunt double candidate for many female celebrities in Hollywood.
Career as a Stunts Woman
Athena Perample has had a busy career as the stunt double for several high profile celebrities. In the Star Trek: Picard episodes “Mercy” and “Hide and Seek” from the second season, Athena Perample served as Alison Pill’s stunt double. She did stunts for episodes of American Horror Stories, Glee, Euphoria, and Legion.
She also performed stunts in the 2021 film Army of the Dead as well as the 2019 film Terminator: Dark Fate.
Career as an Actress
With the TV programme Glee, Perample made her debut in the entertainment business in 2011. In the series, she did what she did best and always loved to do; danced.
Then she was cast as Carly in the movie Mogulettes. She rose to fame after starring in the Netflix original movie “Army of the Dead.” Zack Snyder was the director of the movie. Starring alongside several renowned names, Athena portrayed Alpha Queen.
Athena Perample as a Dancer:
Since she was a young child, Athena has enjoyed dancing. She started learning several dance styles when she was 11 years old. According to accounts, she fled her home when she was 16 years old. So, it is no surprise that she has incorporated some of that passion or dancing in her career as well. Belly, Polka, Hip Hop, Ballroom, Salsa, Robot, Jazz, Break, Pop Locking, and other dance forms are just a few of the styles she feels at ease with and has a command over.
Athena Perample is handsomely paid for her extended career as a dancer, model, actor and stunt double. Her modelling business brings in about USD 30-35k, and her acting profession brings in about USD 60-65k (approx.). Athena Perample is thought to have a net worth of $5–$6 million as of 2021.