Cobie Smulders – best known to the world as Robin Scherbatsky from the sitcom “How I Met Your Mother” (2005-2014) – is in addition to being a successful actress and model, also accomplished many things on a personal level. She is a wife, and mother of two, including Shaelyn Cado. Shaelyn is the daughter of Cobie and her husband, Taran Killam, an American actor, comedian, and writer.
Shaelyn Cado Killam Bio
Shaelyn Cado is the first child born to show business couple, Cobie Smulders and Taran Killam, on 16th of May 2009.
Her parents were engaged at the time and later married, on the 8th September 2012. Shaelyn has since become a sister to Joelle, who was born in January 2015. Shaelyn is only 10 years old, and her career is yet to unfold – for now, she is a pupil at South Orangetown Middle School, New York State.
Shaelyn Cado’s Mother, Cobie Smulders Bio
Born Jacoba Francisca Maria ‘Cobie’ Smulders on the 3rd April 1982, in Vancouver, British Columbia Canada, she is of Dutch and British ancestry.
Cobie went to Lord Byng Secondary School where she honed her acting skills, appearing in high school plays, but as she got older, modeling took over. Cobie studied marine biology at the University of Victoria, but eventually forewent her studies and focused on acting.
Cobie’s career started in 2001 when she featured in the short film “Candy from Strangers”. She continued with minor roles until she got the part of Juliet Droil in the TV series “Veritas: The Quest” (2003-2004).
In 2004 she made her film debut in the action-crime film “Walking Tall”, starring Dwayne Johnson, Ashley Scott and Johnny Knoxville, and the same year featured in the award-winning comedy-drama film “Ill Fated”, with Peter Outerbridge, Paul Campbell and John Callander in the lead roles.
How I Met Your Mother, and Rise to Stardom
Her life changed in 2005 when she was chosen for the role of Robin Scherbatsky in the TV series “How I Met Your Mother”.
She appeared in all 208 episodes of the Emmy Award-winning series, alongside other stars including Josh Radnor, Jason Segel, Neil Patrick Harris, and Alyson Hannigan. The show became a complete hit which launched her to stardom. During her stint in “HIMYM”, Cobie wasn’t much into actively pursuing other projects, but still secured the role of Agent Maria Hill in the Marvel’s “The Avengers” (2012), and since then has featured in several films from the Marvel’s universe, including “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” (2014), and “Avengers: Endgame” (2019).
In recent years Cobie has featured in the TV series “A Series of Unfortunate Events” (2017), then portrayed Lisa Turner in the TV series “Friends from College” (2017-2019), and can now be seen as the lead star of the TV crime-drama series “Stumptown” (2019).
Cobie Smulders Net Worth and Body Stats, Health Problems
Cobie has proven herself a talented actress, and several major roles have added a considerable amount to her wealth. According to sources, Smulders’ net worth is estimated at $18 million.
Cobi Smulders stands at 5ft 8ins (1.73m) tall, weighs 141lbs ~ 64kgs, and her vital statistics are 34-23-33. She has blue eyes and dark brown hair.
Back in 2015, Cobie revealed to the public that she is an ovarian cancer survivor; she was just 25 when diagnosed, and on the set of the third season of “How I Met Your Mother”. She had surgery, but the cancer had caught lymph nodes, and the next steps were multiple operations over the next two years. In August this year, the popular Robin Scherbatsky has stated that she is in remission.
Shaelyn Cado’s Father, Taran Killam
Born Taran Hourie Killam on the 1st April 1982, in Culver City, California, he is the son of parents who were both involved in performing arts.
His mother was a singer and songwriter and was a member of The Charlie Daniels Band, while his father honed his acting skills in the City Garage Theatre Group. Taran spent his first 15 years of life in Big Bear Lake, California. He went to Los Angeles County High School for the Arts, and later enrolled at the UCLA’s School of Theater, Film and Television. However, he didn’t graduate, preferring to pursue a career in acting.
Taran’s career started in the mid- ‘90s with a minor role in the comedy film “Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult”, and since then he has become a respected comedian and actor.
He has over 65 film and TV credits to his name, particularly known for his work on comedy shows. Some of his best work can be seen in “MADtv” (2001-2002), then “Saturday Night Live” (2010-2016), and “Drunk History” (2013-2019). Most recently, he started portraying Will Cooper, one of the lead characters in the new TV comedy series “Single Parents” (2018-2019). Taran Killam’s net worth is estimated at $4 million, as of late 2019.