Kirsten Storms Biography
Kirsten Renee Storms is an American actress and voice actress well known for her roles as Zenon Kar in the Zenon trilogy, Emily in Johnny Tsunami, and Bonnie Rockwaller in Kim Possible. She played Isabella “Belle” Black on the NBC soap opera Days of Our Lives from 1999 to 2004.
Storms was cast in 2005 as the character Maxie Jones on the ABC soap opera General Hospital and its spin-off General Hospital: Night Shift. Storms departed the series in September 2011 upon being diagnosed with endometriosis and was replaced in the role by Jen Lilley. After nearly a year off-screen, she returned on September 5, 2012 as Maxie. She took maternity leave on January 2, 2014 and returned on April 8, 2014.
Kirsten Storms Age
Kirsten Renee Storms was born on April 8, 1984 in Orlando, Florida, U.S.
Kirsten Storms Daughter
Barash confirmed on January 7, 2014, on his official Twitter account that Storms had given birth to their daughter a baby girl, Harper Rose Barash.
Kirsten Storms Net Worth
Kirsten Renee has an estimated net worth of $6 million.
Kirsten Storms Boyfriend | Husband
In early 2013, it was confirmed that Storms was in a relationship with her former General Hospital co-star Brandon Barash. The couple confirmed to People in August 2013, that they had secretly wed in June and were expecting their first and only child, a girl, in January 2014.
Barash confirmed on January 7, 2014, on his official Twitter account that Storms had given birth to a baby girl, Harper Rose Barash. On April 6, 2016, Soap Opera Digest revealed that Storms and Barash had filed for divorce after more than two and a half years of marriage citing irreconcilable differences but they will raise their daughter together as they are splitting amicably.
Kirsten Storms Family
Born in Orlando, Florida, Storms has a younger sister named Gretchen, a brother named Austin and a stepbrother named Chris. She is the daughter of Karen Storms and CBS affiliate sportscaster Mike Storms.
Kirsten Storms Career
Her first role was a commercial for Galoob Baby Doll. After appearing in a handful of other commercials, her television career included a recurring role on ABC’s Second Noah plus a lead role in Sing Me a Story with Belle. When she was 12 years old, she moved with her family to Los Angeles, California.
Soon after that, she landed the recurring role of Laura Cummings on The WB’s long-running program 7th Heaven. Between 1998 and 2001, Storms appeared in three episodes, in which she played a girlfriend of Simon (played by David Gallagher). She was later chosen to play the title character in Disney Channel’s original movie Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century.
At the time, the movie had the largest rating for any Disney Channel original movie. Storms later reprised the role in two more sequels. She continued to appear in a string of family shows and television movies, including The Trojan Horse, a Hallmark production. She also took a supporting role in Disney’s Johnny Tsunami and voiced Bonnie Rockwaller in the Disney Channel animated series Kim Possible.
Storms signed on to play Isabella “Belle” Black on the NBC daytime drama Days of Our Lives on August 5, 1999. Although she initially faced viewers upset at the sudden SORAS aging her casting brought to the character, she soon was popular with the audience.
Her five years on the soap opera would feature her in many high-profile storylines, like the popular relationship with Shawn Brady, played by Jason Cook, as Storms’ character was promoted heavily as a major character within the show. At the end of her five-year contract, Storms opted to not renew her contract with the series, one reason being her pilot had been picked up for the primetime show Clubhouse. Her final episode aired on July 15, 2004.
Kirsten Storms Clubhouse
Clubhouse was a prime-time television series that aired on CBS starting the fall of 2004, created by Daniel Cerone and produced by Aaron Spelling. The series is based on Pete Young (Jeremy Sumpter) and his dream of becoming a professional baseball player. Storms portrayed Pete’s sister, Betsy. Unlike the innocent character of Belle that Storms had just left, Betsy was a rebellious teenager often finding herself in trouble over such issues as sex, drugs and alcohol.
She embraced the new role, stating, “I can relate to a lot of things Betsy does. I’ve sat and talked with the executive producer about my first tattoo and the first time I ever had a drink of alcohol, things that she’s going to be experiencing too.” The show ended up being cancelled after 5 episodes. It shot 11 episodes and can be viewed on “Brilliant, But Cancelled” on cable TV.
Kirsten Storms General Hospital
On May 23, 2005, Storms returned to familiar territory becoming the third actress to portray Mariah Maximiliana “Maxie” Jones on the ABC soap opera General Hospital. Storms was reunited with Jason Cook in 2008, who joined the soap as Matt Hunter. In 2009, she received an Emmy nomination for her role.
Storms vacated the role in fall 2011 due to medical reasons, later revealed to be endometriosis. Storms was temporarily replaced with Jen Lilley and originally scheduled to return to work in February 2012. Her illness prevented her from returning on time and Lilley was kept on for the foreseeable future. It was announced in July 2012, that Storms would return to the series. Storms reprised the role of Maxie on-screen on September 5, 2012. Storms took maternity leave on January 2, 2014 and returned on April 8 of the same year. Soap Opera Spy reported in March 2017 that Storms was leaving Port Charles for “personal reasons,”. She returned to GH in August 2017.
Kirsten Storms Movies
- 1997 Crayola Kids Adventures: The Trojan Horse Venus
- 1999 Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century, Zenon Kar
Belle’s Tales of Friendship, Kirsten
Love Letters, Teenaged Melissa
Johnny Tsunami, Emily
- 2001 Zenon: The Zequel, Zenon Kar
- 2001–05 Express Yourself Herself
- 2003 Kim Possible: A Stitch in Time, Bonnie Rockwaller (voice)
- 2004 Zenon: Z3, Zenon Kar
- 2005 Kim Possible: So the Drama, Bonnie Rockwaller (voice)
- 2011 Nice Guys Finish Last Hot Girl
- 1996 Second Noah, Ashley
- 1998 You Wish, Betsey
Any Day Now, Lydia
7th Heaven, Laura Cummings
- 1999 Movie Stars, Mandy Silverman
Sing Me a Story with Belle, Kirsten
- 1999–2004 Days of Our Lives, Belle Black
- 2002–07 Kim Possible, Bonnie Rockwaller (voice)
- 2003 That’s So Raven, Nicki
- 2004–05 Clubhouse, Betsey Young
- 2005 CSI: Miami, Missy Marshall
- 2005–present General Hospital, Maxie Jones
- 2006 Skater Boys Jessica Gordon
- 2007 General Hospital: Night Shift, Maxie Jones
- 2015 Winterthorne, Selene Winterthorne