If you do not know Pom Klementieff for her role as Mantis in Guardians of the Galaxy, then you should know her for her iconic role in Oldboy. As a child, she always dreamed of becoming an actress, and today, she is living her dream.
The French actress got the name "Pom" because her parents felt it was similar to the words "tiger" and "spring" when pronounced. She spent the first year of her life in Canada before the family relocated to Japan. They later lived in Ivory Coast and eventually settled down in France.
- Full name: Pom Alexandra Klementieff
- Nickname: Pominator
- Date of birth: 3rd of May, 1986
- Age: 34 years old
- Zodiac sign: Taurus
- Place of birth: Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
- Education: Cours Florent
- Occupation: Actress and model
- Pom Klementieff nationality: French
- Ethnicity: Mixed
- Height: 5 feet and 7 inches (1.7 meters or 170 centimeters)
The early life of Pom
Klementieff was born in Quebec City, Canada, where her parents were living at that time. Her father was French-Russian and he worked with the government of France as a consul, while her mother is Korean. So, is Pom Klementieff Korean? Pom Klementieff ethnicity is French.
Unfortunately, when she was only five years old, she lost her father to cancer. Because her mother had schizophrenia, taking care of Pom and her siblings became challenging. Consequently, her paternal uncle and aunt had to raise her.
When she clocked 18 years, her uncle died, and when she was 25, she lost her older brother to suicide.
For her education, Klementieff attended law school briefly after the death of her uncle to please her aunt even though the career did not appeal to her. Later on, she dropped the course to pursue her passion. At the age of 19 years, she began acting.
The French actress was trained in Paris at the Cours Florent drama school. She got free classes for two years after winning a theatre competition.
In the process, she starred in films, including Sleepless Night and Loup. She then made her American film debut when she starred in Oldboy.
How old is Pom Klementieff?
Pom Klementieff age is 34 years. She was born on the 3rd of May, 1986.
Pom Klementieff measurements
Pom Klementieff hot body has received lots of positive remarks from her fans.
Apart from weighing 54 kilograms, Pom Klementieff height is 5 feet and 7 inches. Her breast-waist-hip measurements are 29-22-31 inches, while her bra size is 34A (US).
The year 2007 is significant in the actress's life as that was when she debuted in acting. She got a role in Après lui, a French independent film. A few years after, she made her television debut in the miniseries Pigalle, la nuit. The first Hollywood film she appeared in was Spike Lee's Oldboy in 2013.
While pursuing other Hollywood auditions after she moved to Los Angeles, she practised taekwondo, and in the summer of 2014, she got a purple belt. Later on, she landed a role in Hacker's Game in 2015.
In the film, she played the role of a hacker in comparison to the character of Lisbeth Salander from the novel The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. The fighting skills she had acquired also helped her in the film.
But then, because the budget for the movie was low, she had to bear the cost of her make-up and also chose clothes from her wardrobe to support the character she played.
Later on, she joined the Marvel Cinematic Universe and appeared in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. When she played the character of Mantis in the film, she gained international fame. For many who ask, "Who is the hot girl in Guardians of the Galaxy?" It is Klementieff.
She went on to star in two more films in the franchise: Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame.
Pom Klementieff movies and TV shows
Here is a list of some of the televisions shows and movies that she has starred in and the roles she played in each:
- Westworld (2020): She played the role of Martel
- A.I. Tales (2019): She starred as Cat
- The Addams Family (2019): She was the voice of Layla & Kayla
- Uncut Gems (2019): She played the character of Lexis
- Black Mirror (2019): She was known as Roxette
- Avengers: Endgame (2019): She took the role of Mantis
- Time of Day (Short): Acted as Pom Klementieff
- Avengers: Infinity War (2018): She played the role of Mantis
- Hacker's Game redux (2018): She played the role of Loise
- Newness (2017): She was known as Bethany
- Ingrid Goes West (2017): She was known as Harley Chung
- Disneyland Resort: Guardians of the Galaxy - Mission Breakout! (2017): Pom played the character of Mantis
- Alteration (2017): She was known as Elsa
- Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017): She starred as Mantis
- Seed (2016): She was Cat
- Hacker's Game (2015): She took the character of Loise
- Oldboy (2013): She appeared as Haeng-Bok
- Paris à tout prix (2013): She starred as Jess
- À l'ombre du palmier (2012): She was known as Le modèle
- El Turrrf (2012): Pom played the character of Pom
- Porn in the Hood (2012): She played the role Tia
- Radiostars (2012): She was known as La pizza-girl
- Silhouettes (2011): She took the part of Valerie
- Love Lasts Three Years (2011): She starred as Fiancée du père
- Delicacy (2011): She played the character of Serveuse restaurant Charles
- Sleepless Night (2011): She starred as Lucy
- Borderline (2011): Pom played the character of Naomi
- Qu'est-ce qu'on fait? (2010): She was known as Femme 2
- Pigalle, la nuit (2009): She played the character of Sandra
- Loup (2009): She starred as Nastazya
- The Easy Way (2008): Pom played the character of NHI
- After Him (2007): She was known as Emilie
She also starred as herself in the following television series and documentaries:
- Entertainment Tonight (2019)
- Marvel Studios' Avengers: Endgame LIVE Red Carpet World Premiere (2019)
- Marvel: Earth's Mightiest Show (2018)
- The IMDb Show (2018)
- Made in Hollywood (2017-2018)
- WGN Morning News (2018)
- Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2018)
- Extraordinary: Stan Lee (2017)
- Guardians of the Galaxy: Inferno (2017)
- Last Call with Carson Daly (2017)
- Wolves Unleashed (2011)
Is Pom Klementieff married?
Currently, the French actress is not married. She is currently single.
However, based on Pom Klementieff dating history, she was once in a relationship. Pom Klementieff boyfriend, at that time, was Nicolas Bedos. On the 19th of January, 2011, both of them were caught on camera at Shangri-La Hotel Paris during the GQ Man Of The Year 2010 party.
Bedos is a French comedian, actor, director, and writer. He is the son of Guy Bedos. In 2004, he became known as a playwright, while in 2013, he joined Laurent Ruquier on On n'est pas couché, a late-night television talk show. He joined as a satirist and left after two years.
How much is Pom Klementieff worth?
According to Celebrity Net Worth, the star actress' net worth is estimated at $4 million. She has made this much from her features in movies and television shows.
Pom Klementieff is truly an inspiration to many youngsters who hope to build a career in the entertainment industry.