Who Is Summer Fontana? Everything You Want to Know About Her

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Summer Fontana is an American child actor, famous for her portrayal of Hope Mikaelson in The CW series The Originals and its spin-off Legacies for the CW. Besides, Fontana is also popular for her role in the Sophie Turner starrer X-Men: Dark Phoenix in 2019.

In 2020, she garnered the widespread fame for her role as Maya Maitland in the HBO miniseries The Outsider. Today, we’re presenting you with some interesting facts about the child star.

She Was Born in Ohio

Summer Fontana was born to mother Meredith Fontana and father Brian Fontana on December 7, 2008, in Ohio, USA.

She Made Her Acting Debut in 2015

Summer made her acting debut from the 2015 television series The Seers in which she made an appearance as a student. A year later, she played the role of Tiny in the short movie Karmin’s Selfie.

"The Originals" star Summer Fontana
“The Originals” star Summer Fontana, Source: Instagram@summerfontana

Summer also worked in two more short movies in 2016, Basic Witches as Addison and Auntie as Alice.

Joined The Originals in 2017

In 2017, actress Summer Fontana started working in the fourth season of The CW drama series The Originals. She plays the role of Hope Mikaelson in the series. She worked in two seasons of the series.

After the series ended with the end of its fifth season in 2018, The CW launched a spin-off show titled Legacies for the CW.

Gain Widespread Fame from HBO Miniseries The Outsider

The 12-year-old rose to limelight in 2020 for her work as Maya Maitland in the HBO miniseries The Outsider.

She appeared in a total of six out of ten episodes of the series which was premiered on January 12, 2020. The show completed its run on March 8, 2020. Besides her, The Outsider casts included Jason Ralph, Rick Worthy, Jade Tailor, and Brittany Curran.

Summer Fontana
Summer Fontana, Source: The Primordials Wiki-Fandom

Meanwhile, Summer has also worked in a couple of other projects in 2020. She played the ‘Fillori Kid’ in The Magicians and played a minor role in The One. She has played Emma Dindal in Unicorn which is in post-production as of June 2020.

What is her Net Worth?

According to some online sources, Summer Fontana has an estimated net worth of $300,000 as of 2020. Furthermore, she is believed to be receiving a $15-$20k salary per episode for her work in the television series.

Also Find Out About American Actress Summer Phoenix Net Worth & Earnings

Summer Fontana Height

As per IMDb, Fontana stands at a height of 5 ft/152 cm in 2020.

She is Active on Social Media

Summer is active on social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. As of June 2020, she has more than 300k followers on Instagram. Likewise, she has 20k followers on Instagram and around 2k on Facebook.

Fontana is majorly active on Instagram where she shares photos with her friends and family. Have a look at some:


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What is better than an afternoon with friends, waterfalls, and Indian food? #summer2019 #mondaymood

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