Who is Annalisa Cochrane?
Annalisa Cochrane was born in Gig Harbor, Washington State, USA, on 21 June 1996 – her zodiac sign is Cancer, and she holds American nationality. She’s an actress and a social media star, who’s perhaps known best for her portrayal of Yasmine, in the critically acclaimed action comedy series “Cobra Kai”. It has been airing since 2018, stars Ralph Macchio, Xolo Mariduena and Courtney Henggeler, and follows Daniel LaRusso and Johnny Lawrence who were rivals at the 1984 All Valley Karate Tournament, and who have become rivals once again, but now as middle-aged men.
The series has been nominated for 13 awards, including two Primetime Emmys.
Early life, parents and education
Annalisa was raised in Gig Harbor alongside her sister Carin Cochrane, by their parents Steve and Lis Cochrane. They all prefer to be left out of the media’s attention, and thus not a lot about them is known.
She became interested in acting when she was nine years old, and began watching movies and TV series with her parents on a daily basis. Annalisa was a member of her high school’s drama club, and appeared in a number of plays performed at the school, however, she was urged by her parents to focus on obtaining a college degree, instead of pursuing acting straight away.
Upon matriculating in 2014, she enrolled at Loyola Marymount University, but launched her acting career in the same year, with roles in three short movies: “The Landlord”, “Noesis” and “Audrey Makes a Mixtape”. Annalisa continued acting during the time she spent at the university, and in 2018 she obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree.
Roles in movies
In 2015, she was cast to portray Kaley, one of the lead characters in the thriller “Flirting with Madness”, which marked her first appearance in a feature film. It was written and directed by Christine Conradt, also starred Anne Winter and Travis Hammer, and follows a computer programmer, set to have his revenge on the three teenage girls who have pranked him.
In 2015 as well, Annalisa starred as Katie in the short horror “Below”, and in 2016, she portrayed Mary, in the mystery crime drama “The Night Stalker”. Amongst the most popular movies in which she has appeared was the 2016 family sports drama “Emma’s Chance”, directed by Anna Elizabeth James, and which starred Greer Grammer, Joey Lawrence and Missi Pyle. It follows a girl who has been ordered to do community service work, and has bonded with an abused horse at a horse rescue ranch.
Back in 2017, Annalisa finished shooting for the comedy “Brown Girls”, but it hasn’t been released to this day, for unknown reasons.
Meantime, the year 2019 saw her play Raquel, in the mystery horror thriller “Confessional”, as well as Skyler, in the horror “Apparition”.
Roles in TV series
She made her debut TV series appearance in 2015, with her portrayal of 17-year-old Emma in the episode “Parental Guidance Suggested” of the family comedy drama “Baby Daddy”. The following years saw Annalisa appear in an episode of various series, such as the horror mini-series “Flhaunt”, the romantic comedy “Modern Family”, and the action crime drama “Major Crimes”.
She gained recognition in 2017, when cast to play Zoey, in the long-running romantic drama “The Young and the Restless”, which has been airing since 1973.
It was created by William J. Bell and Lee Phillip Bell, stars Doug Davidson, Eric Braeden and Peter Bergman, and follows the lives of the Newman and Abbott clans. The series has won 293 of the impressive 1,010 awards for which it has been nominated. Annalisa then starred as Molly in all four episodes of the fantasy drama “Broken Visions”, and the same year of 2018 saw her play Shelby Dunnstock, in the crime comedy drama “Heathers”. She then portrayed one of the lead characters Rebecca, in the comedy “Kappa Crypto”, which is about a young sorority girl who’s a hacker, and is using her skills to help the FBI.
Most recently in 2021, Annalisa played Courtney in three episodes of the drama “Queen Sugar”, created by Ava DuVernay, and which starred Dawn-Lyen Gardner, Rutina Wesley and Kofi Siriboe. It follows the lives of three siblings who have returned home to Louisiana, as their father has died and left them his 800 acre sugarcane farm. The series has won 16 of the 69 awards for which it has been nominated.
Annalisa’s currently shooting for the upcoming crime drama “One Of Us Is Lying”.
She has made a guest appearance in an episode of two talk-shows: “The Man Cave Chronicles Podcast” in 2018, and “Popternative” in 2021.
— Cobra Kai Kompanion Podcast (@CobraKaiPod) October 25, 2018
Love life and boyfriend
Annalisa’s amongst the most secretive of actresses, as she hasn’t shared details of any men (or women) whom she has perhaps been with. She has been in two on-screen matchups in the series “The Young and the Restless”, with Noah Alexander Gerry, and with Tristan Lake Leabu. Some of her fans believe that she was in a relationship with Tristan in real life as well, but this hasn’t been confirmed.
There are also a few of Annalisa’s fans who believe that she’s lesbian, and that this is why she hasn’t spoken of any men whom she has dated.
A fan has even claimed to have seen Annalisa kissing her female friend at a club in Los Angeles, California, but no evidence has been provided to support these claims, nor has Annalisa commented on this.
As of June 2021, she appears to be single, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.
Hobbies and other interests
Annalisa has used her fame on Instagram (126,000 followers) to urge people to wear masks, and stay safe during the coronavirus pandemic. She has recently lost a close friend named Cody to COVID.
Annalisa likes to travel, and has already been to various US states thanks to her acting career, while she’s apparently also been to a couple of European countries, including Ukraine and France.
She’s physically highly active, and has a couple of training sessions at the gym each week, while she’s also following a strict diet, thus her slim figure.
Annalisa’s a highly social person, and has numerous friends.
She has her own favorite actors and actresses, some of whom are Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen and Orlando Bloom, while a couple of her favorite movies are the trilogy “The Lord of the Rings”, the franchise “Pirates of the Caribbean” and “X-Men”.
Age, height and net worth
Annalisa’s age is 24. She has long blonde hair and brown eyes, her height is 5ft 7ins (1.7m) and she weighs around 128lbs (58kgs).
As of June 2021, her net worth has been estimated at over $600,000.