Laura Bell Bundy Bio, Age, Family, Husband, Hart of Dixie, Legally Blonde

Laura Bell Bundy Biography

Laura Bell Bundy (Laura Ashley Bell Bundy) is an American singer and actress who is best known for being the original Amber Von Tussle in the musical version of Hairspray and the original Elle Woods in the musical version of Legally Blonde.

How Old is Laura Bell Bundy?

Laura Ashley Bell Bundy was born on 10 April 1981 in Euclid, Ohio, U.S. She is 37 years old as of 2018.

Laura Bell Bundy Family

Bundy was born to Lorna Bundy-Jones (née Lorna Ann Bell) a Lancome Beauty Advisor at Ulta and her father, Don Bundy an electrical engineer. Her parents divorced when she was 16 years old in 1997 but both have since remarried.

Laura Bell Bundy Husband

Bell announced her engagement to TBS executive Thom Hinkle after four years of dating in December 2015. The couple got married on June 3, 2017, in Arcadia, California.

Laura Bell Bundy Pregnant

Bundy announced on February 25, 2019, that she was pregnant with her first child.

Laura Bell Bundy Broadway

Bundy took dance lessons at Town and Village School of Dance in Paris, Kentucky. She appeared in the Radio City Christmas Spectacular in New York City when she was 9. She is a niece to
Marcia Malone Bell, Miss Kentucky 1978 and 1979 Top Ten Miss America semifinalist. Bundy also appeared in the film Jumanji, playing the younger version of Bonnie Hunt’s character, Sarah Whittle. She was diagnosed with celiac disease when she was about 18 years old.

Laura Bell Bundy Ruthless

Bell originated the role of Tina Denmark in the musical Ruthless! The Musical opened Off-Broadway in 1992. For that part, Bundy was nominated for a 1993 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Musical.

Laura Bell Bundy Legally Blonde

Bell starred on Broadway in Legally Blonde: The Musical from 2007 to July 2008. In the Musical, she originated the lead role of Elle Woods, receiving her first Tony Award nomination for Best Leading Actress in a Musical. She also reprised the role of Elle Woods in the U.S. national tour of Legally Blonde: The Musical as a temporary replacement for the injured Becky Gulsvig. Bell began her brief run on January 13, 2009, and ended on February 22, 2009.

Laura Bell Bundy Hart Of Dixie

From 2012 to 2015, Bundy had a recurring role as Shelby on The CW’s Hart of Dixie.

Laura Bell Bundy Hairspray

Bell made her Broadway debut at the age of 21, in 2002, in the musical Hairspray, originating in the role of Amber Von Tussle.

Laura Bell Bundy Jumanji

Bundy played the younger version of Sarah Whittle in the original Jumanji film.

Laura Bell Bundy Giddy On Up

Bundy’s first single, “Giddy On Up,” debuted on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart at number 60 for the chart week of February 20, 2010, and peaked at number 31 in May. The single was then made into a music video, which was directed by Shane Drake. Bell also performed the song at the 2010 Academy of Country Music Awards, where it was done in the style of the music video.

Laura Bell Bundy Two Step

Bundy signed with Big Machine Records in mid-2013 and released the single “Two Step”, a duet with Colt Ford. The single peaked at number 59 on the Billboard Country Airplay chart.

Laura Bell Bundy How I Met Your Mother

On the sixth season of CBS’ How I Met Your Mother, Bundy had a recurring role as Becky, Robin’s co-anchor.

Laura Bell Bundy Shocantelle

Bell then appears in several short web videos as various comedic characters, such as Justice Goode and Shocantelle Brown.

Laura Bell Bundy’s Net Worth

Bundy’s net worth is not yet known.

Laura Bell Bundy Songs

  • Giddy on Up
    Achin’ and Shakin’ · 2010
  • Two-Step
    Another Piece of Me · 2010
  • Drop on By
    Achin’ and Shakin’ · 2010
  • So Much Better
    Legally Blonde The Musical: Original London Cast Recording · 2010
  • You Can’t Pray the Gay Away
  • Kentucky Dirty
    Another Piece of Me · 2010
  • Omigod You Guys
    Legally Blonde: The Musical (2007 original Broadway cast) · 2007
  • That’s What Angels Do
    Another Piece of Me · 2010
  • Legally Blonde
    Legally Blonde: The Musical (2007 original Broadway cast) · 2007
  • There! Right There!
    Legally Blonde: The Musical (2007 original Broadway cast) · 2007
  • I’m No Good
    Achin’ and Shakin’ · 2010
  • I Am What I Am
    Another Piece of Me · 2010
  • Curse the Bed
    Achin’ and Shakin’ · 2010
  • Whipped Into Shape
    Legally Blonde: The Musical (2007 original Broadway cast) · 2007
  • The C Word
    Longing for a Place Already Gone · 2007
  • Legally Blonde: The Musical (2007 original Broadway cast) · 2007
  • When It All Goes South
    Achin’ and Shakin’ · 2010
  • If You Want My Love
    Achin’ and Shakin’ · 2010
  • Designated Drunk
    Longing for a Place Already Gone · 2007
  • Homecoming Queen
    Achin’ and Shakin’ · 2010
  • Mama, I’m a Big Girl Now
    Hairspray · 2002
  • Boyfriend
    Achin’ and Shakin’ · 2010
  • You Can’t Stop the Beat
    Hairspray · 2002
  • Dancing With Myself
    Longing for a Place Already Gone · 2007
  • Love Me Like a Lady
    Another Piece of Me · 2010
  • Downtown
  • Between Me and You
    Longing for a Place Already Gone · 2007
  • The Big Dollhouse
    Hairspray · 2002
  • Chip on My Shoulder
  • Take It Like a Man
    Legally Blonde: The Musical (2007 original Broadway cast) · 2007
  • Good Genes
    Longing for a Place Already Gone · 2007
  • China and Wine
    Another Piece of Me · 2010

Laura Bell Bundy Movies




2017 Pure Country: Pure Heart Marq Dunn
Beauty Mark Lorraine
2016 After the Reality
2013 Watercolor Postcards Sonny
2008 The Drum Beats Twice Peggy
2006 Surf School Doris
Dreamgirls Sweetheart
1995 Jumanji Young Sarah Whittle
1993 The Adventures of Huck Finn Susan Wilks
Life with Mikey Courtney Aspinall

Laura Bell Bundy TV Shows





Liv and Maddie

Tracey Okahatchee

The Christmas Calendar



Almost Royal


Angie Tribeca

Vivian Tribeca

Scream Queens

Nurse Thomas

Documentary Now!

Bridget Bailey

Fuller House

Ginger Gladstone

Season’s Greetings

Darcy Blake


Becoming Santa

Holly Claus


Anger Management

Dr. Jordan Denby


Malibu Country


Royal Pains

Gina Black

Dear Dumb Diary

Aunt Carol


Hart of Dixie



Trailer Trash

Peggy Sue

Hound Dogs

Ginger Ledoux

To the Mat



How I Met Your Mother



Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List



Happy Hour





Cold Case

Nora McCarthy

Modern Men



Veronica Mars

Julie Bloch


All Grown Up



Guiding Light

Marah Lewis


Strangers with Candy

Kimberly Timothy


Home Improvement