Early life

Kebbel was born in Winter Park, Florida. She graduated from high school in Crenshaw a year early at age seventeen. The 5’8” actress had no problem playing bit roles even if she was already gaining popularity for her role in the TV series Gilmore Girls. She auditioned and got small parts for big shows like Judging Amy, CSI, CSI: Miami, and Grounded for Life. She also played small roles in a number of movies before getting cast in bigger roles for the movies John Tucker Must Die and Outlaw Trail.

A natural blonde with brown eyes, the actress is not only a looker, but has the brains to go with her pretty face as well. She graduated with a 4.3 average from high school one semester early. Unlike some stars, that go out and party like there’s no tomorrow, Arielle Kebbel remains focused on her flourishing career and has stayed grounded. Arielle’s answers to interviews show a girl who is not only spirited, but also someone, who is levelheaded and ready to take on challenges. There’s really no question that this girl will reach far.

Acting career

Within the first week of moving to Los Angeles, she booked her first major role as Lindsay Lister on Gilmore Girls, which became a recurring role in the 3rd-5th seasons of the series. She also has previously guest starred on the series Grounded for Life. She played Heather Hunkee in Soul Plane (2004), Elyse Houston in American Pie: Band Camp (2005), Cookie in Reeker, and in 2006 appeared in both John Tucker Must Die and the Japan-filmed horror film The Grudge 2; she has described her character in The Grudge 2, who becomes involved with the “Grudge” curse as part of an initiation rite, as “the girl you see in the background of all the pictures that wants to be a part of everything but never really is”. Aside from her Hollywood career, Arielle Kebbel also works with a charitable organization – A Place Called Home (APCH). APCH is a youth center in South Central Los Angeles, that helps individuals aged 9-20, overcome the destruction and desperation of living in poverty and crime stricken areas. The center now serves more than 2,500 youths. Fans are just happy to know that Arielle cares about other important things other than her high-flying career.

Modeling & Personal Life

Kebbel was featured on Maxim’s Girls of Maxim gallery. She was also ranked #95 in the magazine’s Hot 100 of 2005 list. While other movie stars are more interested in fashion and more trivial endeavors, Arielle finds the time to read. Her favorite book at the moment is Tuesdays with Morrie. But this doesn’t mean the actress is totally disinterested in fashion and goes out looking completely dowdy. The actress is known for choosing funky and sexy threads that highlight her youth. In fact, the actress has never been photographed in ill-fitting clothes. No over-the-top accessories or dazzling yet inappropriate gowns for this actress. Arielle knows how to dress for every occasion. She often seen in clothes with simple lines & funky colors, simple yet perfect make-up, appropriate amounts of jewelry and just the right accessories to finish off her look.

Arielle Kebbel has been in a serious relationship with Brahman Turner for more than 3 years now. Brahman Turner directed the movie Daydreamer, which also stars Arielle.


Name : Arielle Caroline Kebbel
Date of Birth : 19 February 1985
Place of Birth : Winter Park, Florida, USA
Height : 5′ 8 (1.73m)
Sign : Pisces
Boyfriend : Brahman Turner (2005 to Present)
Occupations : Actress